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08-26-15, 09:19 AM
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Posted By tthacke

Sounds good, header will come out. Thanks for...

Sounds good, header will come out. Thanks for the input
08-26-15, 09:13 AM
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Views: 825
Posted By tthacke

Joists run parallel with the wall. Leads me to...

Joists run parallel with the wall. Leads me to believe it is not load bearing.
08-26-15, 09:00 AM
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Views: 825
Posted By tthacke

A bedroom, but that is it. Nothing crazy like a...

A bedroom, but that is it. Nothing crazy like a chimney or elephant or anything.
08-26-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By tthacke

Doorless doorway

Hello, I am looking to open up a doorway between my foyer and living room. I use 'doorway' loosely as there is no door there. It is a rather wide opening as is (close to 5' or so), and just looks...
10-29-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,998
Posted By tthacke

I'm giving up on the thought of going through...

I'm giving up on the thought of going through paneling, drywall, paneling and into the studs. I really don't want to take the risk. I intending on opening up portions of the wall to install these...
10-28-14, 08:43 PM
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Views: 10,998
Posted By tthacke

As a follow up, I am considering installing over...

As a follow up, I am considering installing over paneling, not directly on the drywall. The paneling covers up drywall...which covers up anoth layer of paneling.
10-28-14, 08:18 PM
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Views: 10,998
Posted By tthacke

I spoke to the granite supplier/installer and he...

I spoke to the granite supplier/installer and he said putting these every 3 feet (or every other stud) would work. Given my 10 ft space and stud placement, that would mean about 4...which makes me a...
10-17-14, 03:32 PM
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Views: 10,998
Posted By tthacke

Understood. I really appreciate all of the help....

Understood. I really appreciate all of the help. Thanks guys
10-17-14, 03:19 PM
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Views: 10,998
Posted By tthacke

I agree with the visual comment. You don't think...

I agree with the visual comment. You don't think that the weight from the stone would crush the drywall between the and the support the paneling...then drywall...then paneling...then stud?
10-17-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,998
Posted By tthacke

Thanks everyone. I found these brackets...

Thanks everyone.

I found these brackets on-line which may work....provided I remove the wall coverings and go directly into the studs. I'm afraid if I don't, the drywall would crush and I would...
10-17-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,998
Posted By tthacke

Floating Granite Shelf

Hello,
I am looking to install a floating granite shelf in my basement and wanted to see if anyone had some advise with regards to the installation. The shelf will be 12" deep and aprox 9' 6" long....
10-06-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By tthacke

OK. Thank you very much for your input. I'm...

OK. Thank you very much for your input. I'm putting the bushings in just to be safe. Have a good day
10-06-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By tthacke

Thanks for the reply. I actually bought the flex...

Thanks for the reply. I actually bought the flex without any wire in it and then pulled (slow and carefully) myself. I was jumping from light to light and thought it would be simpler to do than to...
10-06-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By tthacke

arc bushing

Hello all,
In a basement project, I am running flexible metal conduit (with grounding wire). I am using screw in connectors to a junction boxes. In those cases, I wouldn't think a arc bushing...
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Views: 613
Posted By tthacke

PJmax, I appreciate the help and will look into...

PJmax,
I appreciate the help and will look into this.

Have a good day
Todd
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Views: 613
Posted By tthacke

Whirlpool ice chute dificulties

Hello. I have a Whirlpool GS6NBEXRL00 side by side refrigerator that is not dispensing ice. The ice maker itself works fine and produces. The auger spins and pushes ice down the chute. My problem...
08-02-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By tthacke

Thank you both. I am assuming (hopefully...

Thank you both. I am assuming (hopefully correctly) that 2 of the wires going into the switch are the travelers and the remaining third is the unswitched hot. Could the 3rd be anything other than...
08-02-13, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By tthacke

New outlet from 3-way switch

Hello. I am attempting to install new outlet for some low voltage lighting. The easiest place to do so is off of a 3-way switch. I was looking at 2 options and was hoping to get opinions.

It...
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Views: 13,279
Posted By tthacke

Thanks for the help and advise. There are no...

Thanks for the help and advise. There are no outlets on the wall in question and the studfinder I do have isn't good enough to go through the tile.
Replies: 3
Views: 13,279
Posted By tthacke

Vanity against tile wall

Hello, I am installing a bathroom vanity against a full ceramic tile wall. Because I cannot locate the studs through the tile, I know I will need to use anchors. My question is what type of anchors...
02-03-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,529
Posted By tthacke

Grout for marble floor

Hello,
I am installing carrara marble floors in my bathroom with 1/8 inch grout lines. I just wanted some advise as to if I should be using sanded or unsanded grout.

The guy at the tile shop...
01-26-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,450
Posted By tthacke

Thanks Tile Guy. I played around with the...

Thanks Tile Guy.

I played around with the adhesive again last night and have no idea what they used. Almost like they laid the lino down with a decent layer of thinset. As long as there is no...
01-25-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,450
Posted By tthacke

Concrete board over adhesive

Hello all,
This is sort of a side topic to others I have seen posted. I know it is not a good idea to lay concrete board over existing linoleum/vinyl. I pulled the linoleum/vinyl off and was left...
01-24-12, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,287
Posted By tthacke

Thanks again. I appreciate your help and...

Thanks again. I appreciate your help and recommendations.
01-24-12, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,287
Posted By tthacke

Thank you. I read in several places that...

Thank you.

I read in several places that mastic was not good for bathrooms. Even if not used on in a shower, being in the bathroom with all moister could cause a problem.

Have you not found...
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