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05-16-07, 06:27 AM
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Views: 7,591
Posted By kcorrado

Talking Termite removal from dead stump

I am having my tree stumps grinded in a few weeks and wanted to kill the termites in them before they grind them up, so they won't retreat to our house. The tree guy said to pull away the dead bark...
03-20-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,478
Posted By kcorrado

Gap b/w sheetrock & fireplace-need filler ideas

In my basement we removed paneling and had sheetrock installed. Next to the fireplace, there is about a 1/2" gap since the bricks are rustic ones, they are very uneven, so it is hard to get a flush...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,914
Posted By kcorrado

Thanks Lefty I was just reading through some...

Thanks Lefty
I was just reading through some previous posts on railings and I am going today to lumber & HD to shop around. I am leaning toward a more expensive PVC but already priced Trex out at...
Replies: 5
Views: 13,895
Posted By kcorrado

Just got Veranda in the buff/sand color at Home...

Just got Veranda in the buff/sand color at Home Depot. Love the look however they delivered it in the rain and it sat in our garage for 3 months, so by the time we were ready to install it, it had...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,914
Posted By kcorrado

Railings: Trex Composite vs PVC in white???

I just finished building a veranda composite deck and would like to put white railings on it. My issue is how well white will hold up. Our decking is light buff and already has stains on it, that...
Replies: 10
Views: 6,006
Posted By kcorrado

Thanks for the imput. I will probably use...

Thanks for the imput. I will probably use composite decking with matching railings. I saw that there are boards with flat bottoms and ones with grooves also. I heard the grooves allow for better...
Replies: 10
Views: 6,006
Posted By kcorrado

Poll:Pressure treated vs. composite

I am in the planning stages of building a new deck, and I am wondering people's opinions on pressure treated verses composite. I like the idea of composite holding up longer and low maintenance, but...
02-26-06, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,820
Posted By kcorrado

Re-sheetrock, here we go

This isn't a wet area, it is the wall in the bathroom, not the shower wall.
We will just have to resheetrock the walls, since there is no saving the wall with adhesive under them. We were not going...
02-26-06, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,820
Posted By kcorrado

Thanks Bud

I just took a tile down and there is an orangish mortar behind the tile. The tiles do just pop off, but do you skim coat over the mortar? We would be there for years trying to chistle all of that...
02-26-06, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,820
Posted By kcorrado

New sheetrock, I'm starting to rethink the mint...

New sheetrock, I'm starting to rethink the mint tile thing. Some people say the tile will "pop" off and others say it will ruin the sheetrock, I guess I was just hoping to be able to save the wall...
02-26-06, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,548
Posted By kcorrado

Mud floor in bathroom, tiling options?

We just found out that we have a mud floor in our dated bathroom. We wanted to rip out the old tile floor and put in new tile, however, there is no plywood, just lots of concrete. What are our...
02-24-06, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,820
Posted By kcorrado

1961 Tile removal from bathroom walls

I am removing the tile from the walls in my 1961 bathroom this weekend. There is sheetrock behind it. Any tips on how to start it and what tools to use, for the least damage to the sheetrock behind...
01-06-06, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,483
Posted By kcorrado

Estimated cost on sliding glass door & window glass replacement

The condo I am selling for an estate, just recently had a home inspection. The sliding glass door works properly however the glass is fogged and the buyers want it replaced. Also two vinyl windows,...
10-12-05, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,128
Posted By kcorrado

Painting over wallpaper

I need to sell a condo that was my uncle's fast. It is an estate and I don't want to invest any money in it to fix it up. He was a smoker so I have to go in and paint all the ceilings and trim. ...
09-29-05, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By kcorrado

How do I make an angled sil for my screen door?

I have a screen door on a three-season porch that currently swings in from the deck. Well I'm having Lowes install an new screen door (cheap install $59 promo) and this time it will swing out onto...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By kcorrado

Moisture on garage floor

I have a split level house built in 1961. The bedrooms are over the garage and there is a support beam in the middle of the 2 car garage. Lately on humid days, the garage floor from the support...
04-12-05, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By kcorrado

Crank out windows on 3 season porch

I have a few crank out windows on my 3 season porch where the handle and parts are stripped. The handle just keeps turning. How difficult is this to fix myself. I can pop the screens out and the...
03-18-05, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,928
Posted By kcorrado

Flooring options over ceramic tile

I have a house built in 1961, that has the old bathroom floor tiny tiles, and yes we have both yellow and mint green, the popular colors from then. I want to either put vinyl or maybe the Pergo...
03-07-05, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By kcorrado

Bathroom wall tile removal

I have the old bathroom wall tile over sheetrock in both of my bathrooms and I hate it!!! I want to remove it but I am unsure of how and also how big of a project it is. I figured if the sheetrock...
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By kcorrado

New vanity and sink installation

I just bought a new vanity with a cultured marble sink tha rests on the top of the vanity. I bolted the vanity into the wall and need to fix the top onto it so it does not move. Is just caulk...
03-04-05, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,173
Posted By kcorrado

Ok So it seems that because the female copper...

Ok
So it seems that because the female copper threaded adaptor that is soldered to the copper pipe in the wall is sticking out of the wall 1.24", that no matter what I use I will overshoot the...
03-02-05, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,173
Posted By kcorrado

It is a thick metal with threads on both ends,...

It is a thick metal with threads on both ends, one goes into the wall (copper piping with a piece that is probably soddered onto the end with threads) and the other end will go into a converter 2" to...
03-02-05, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,173
Posted By kcorrado

Copper to PVC for P trap

I recently bought a new vanity and sink. The old p trap is metal and leaky so I need to replace that also. I bought a PVC P-trap and also the converter to go over the metal nipple that goes into...
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