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You assume people here have experience on par...

You assume people here have experience on par with you. They do not.

I have no idea what a filler is. A google search for the term yields a page of seam fillers and similar products which I doubt...
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Posted By Langdon

I took that image from the manufacturer's...

I took that image from the manufacturer's website.

This whole subject came up because almost all instructions and tutorials out there pertain to attaching these types of counters to wood or MDF...
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Posted By Langdon

Wood screws? Drywall screws? I am not...

Wood screws? Drywall screws?
I am not accustomed to securing things to MDF or particle board or whatever CustomCraft makes the counter from.



And I think 1 1/4 would penetrate through the...
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Posted By Langdon

Attach countertop to vintage Crane cabinet

Hi

We have a 50s era steel Crane sink cabinet that we are going to put a new laminate countertop on. The question is how to properly fasten the counter to the cabinet. (As in what would the proper...
07-05-19, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Langdon

Thickness is not the issue. The drywall is close...

Thickness is not the issue. The drywall is close enough to level with the wall that small variations it will not be notable.

The hole is irregular so even if I shape the drywall patch to fit it...
07-03-19, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Langdon

I had to take out about a 3 by 4 foot area of...

I had to take out about a 3 by 4 foot area of plaster from the kitchen because it had come loose from the wall so I am just going to replace it with a patch of drywall and I need a compound to...
07-03-19, 04:57 AM
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Posted By Langdon

Fiberglass plaster compound.

What is the US available (homedepot/lowes) equivalent of this fibreglass reinforced plaster compound?
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Posted By Langdon

Toilet has less flush strength after repair.

So the wax ring in our toilet developed a drip leak so I had it replaced. The plumber came out and pulled the toilet and since it was already out I asked that the flush valve seal between the tank...
10-05-18, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Langdon

One last thing: Is there an alternative to...

One last thing:

Is there an alternative to Big Wally's Plaster Magic? Its sold out on amazon and its price is seems a little out of line ($65+) for a single tube of adhesive and conditioner.
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10-04-18, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Langdon

So Easy Sand would be sufficient for that task?

So Easy Sand would be sufficient for that task?
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Posted By Langdon

Replacing a pressure relief valve

Older furnace needs to have its pressure relief valve replaced.

The existing valve is rated for 550,000 BTU/Hr but all the ones I have found online seem to cap at 510,000. I assume since the...
09-25-18, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Langdon

crack on underlay

I was wondering if I had to fill this crack in the under layer of the wall prior to re-plastering the area. And if so what would be the ideal material to do it with if not plaster.
10-27-17, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Langdon

the top photo shows the plaster that came off...

the top photo shows the plaster that came off (white irregular edges) on the left and the beige/peach layers of paint on the right.
We just bought the property this summer so i dont know how long...
10-26-17, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Langdon

And how and with what would I prime the...

And how and with what would I prime the underlying old plaster?
10-26-17, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Langdon

Best guess for it happening is that the area is...

Best guess for it happening is that the area is right above a cast iron radiator. The previous owners had those plastic water pans behind them to provide humidity in the winter to the air inside. ...
10-26-17, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Langdon

Patch surface plaster

We have an area in the kitchen where the surface plaster began to bulge and break off.
I've cleared the loose material and have what is shown below.


It appears to only be the top layer that...
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Posted By Langdon

Exclamation stucco repair

This is a wood frame house. The bottom two feet or so were finished with some type of stucco over a metal lattice.

The stucco has begun to crack and chip in the corners where instead of there...
08-22-16, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Langdon

wow thanks. That makes this much clearer. ...

wow thanks. That makes this much clearer.

One last thing. If I remove one of the ignitors in one of the middle positions do I temporarily connect the two same color wires as I test for the faulty...
08-21-16, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Langdon

Well I put this off until i got back from...

Well I put this off until i got back from vacation so I opened it all up again to look at the ignitors.

The question I have is how do I test each one? The wires seem sealed inside the ignitor and...
08-04-16, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Langdon

thanks for the reply, so i am having a bit of...

thanks for the reply, so i am having a bit of trouble discerning which part i need then from the diagram. i see the burner valves but is the switch integrated into it?

...
08-04-16, 03:24 AM
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Posted By Langdon

Stove igniters in constant on position.

So we have an old Amana Range stove (AGS730L - P1141263N L) and last week one of the burner igniters would not stop clicking. We unplugged it and when we plugged it back in multiple igniters would...
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