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02-16-21, 06:31 AM
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Thank you so much for all that detail on the...

Thank you so much for all that detail on the technique of skim coating...very helpful.
02-14-21, 11:59 AM
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Views: 280
Posted By KTMpls

Thanks for your response. The wall is an...

Thanks for your response. The wall is an interior wall, so there wouldn't be insulation. I've already patched the holes with DAP plaster of paris. Thanks for the advice on the 1/2 versus 1/4 inch...
02-14-21, 10:08 AM
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Views: 280
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Question Drywall or Joint Compound over Plaster?

I have a wall where I took down cabinets in a 1930s home. Behind the cabinets is glossy red paint (see photo). I'm unsure whether I should try to skim coat with joint compound or just put up 1/4 inch...
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Posted By KTMpls

Need advice on sufficient support for 8 ft 4x4 cedar horizontal post

On one side of my deck I am going to build framing to hold roller shades for my deck. The framing is currently planned as 2 4x4 x 8 ft tall cedar posts vertical on each end with one same-size...
08-06-17, 02:48 PM
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Views: 829
Posted By KTMpls

Thanks and one more question

Thanks for the tips. Yes, the new handleset that I am using is going to cover most of the cavity, but not all. I purchased the Milwaukee brand kit to bore the deadbolt and door handle holes;...
08-04-17, 11:03 AM
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Views: 829
Posted By KTMpls

Exterior door needs work for new hardware

We have an original exterior door to our 1930 home that we want to refurbish and replace the handle and lock with a new one purchased off the shelf. The original door mortise cavity isn't shaped for...
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Hinge Advice

I have an exterior solid wood door that is just shy of 1 3/8 inches wide. The original hinges are an odd size. 3 1/2 inches tall but one leaf is 1 1/2 inches wide and the other is 1 5/16 inches...
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Steam Heating - Moving Pipes

We have steam heating in a house built in 1930. The pipes run near the ceiling in the basement. We want to remodel the basement to create living space. Is it possible to reroute the steam pipes? ...
01-20-14, 09:07 AM
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How to level a very uneven basement floor

My basement floor is painted concrete, 250 square feet. We had padded carpeting on it which masked the unevenness. The floor has numerous patches and pockmarks. We want to install linoleum (too...
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