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03-22-21, 02:44 PM
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Posted By rajung

Thanks for advice Pilot Dane. I currently used...

Thanks for advice Pilot Dane.
I currently used my oscillating tool to make a cut just above 3 walls, above tub flange using diamond blade.
Actually ended up being 1/2 gypsum and 1/2 plaster with...
03-22-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rajung

bathtub to tub/shower remodel

I have a metal tub that needs replaced in a home built in 1959.
Plaster over gypsum walls, appears to be about 7/8" thick total. there is a name for this set up but cant remeber what it is, no metal...
01-05-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By rajung

ok, great info, thank you all, and I totally...

ok, great info, thank you all, and I totally understand the era and reasoning now.
Just need to find out if it would be kosher to work over plaster or remove, leaning toward covering and not...
01-05-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By rajung

thanks for the info. Curious, why wouldn't they...

thanks for the info.
Curious, why wouldn't they just have installed drywall if it was available instead of messing with plaster?
01-04-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By rajung

adding a shower to a tub

My house was built in 1959, plaster walls everywhere.
Call me crazy but from what I can tell it has 1/4 drywall with 1/2 plaster over the top? no wood lathe.
mesh in corners and that horrible metal...
08-26-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By rajung

Thanks for all the info & tips. Now they call...

Thanks for all the info & tips.
Now they call for rain on Fri so I will wait.
After that Derecho 2 weeks ago I am not gambling.
08-26-20, 07:17 AM
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Views: 657
Posted By rajung

I guess my best option would be to get rid of all...

I guess my best option would be to get rid of all frame and the caps since it appears to be hit and miss on trying to save the the caps.
Once I have a flat square opening, could I just use a treated...
08-25-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By rajung

Yeh, you kind of lost me. On the interior, if...

Yeh, you kind of lost me.
On the interior, if the " cap" was gone it would be 16" from top edge of block to bottom of rim joist.
So, I gather you say, remove side and upper metal frame sections,?...
08-25-20, 02:05 PM
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Posted By rajung

So what you are calling caps is what I refer to...

So what you are calling caps is what I refer to as the cement slopes inside and out?
If so, they aren't cracked actually thought about chiseling them out and working with a flat surface:Flush Me:....
08-25-20, 01:18 PM
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Views: 657
Posted By rajung

basement windows in older house

My house was built in 1959
basement windows are single pane, hopper style . metal frame in bedded somehow into cinder block.
The window tilts in by a slide rod on each side and can easily be...
01-21-18, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By rajung

Thanks for the reply, guess I will go out and get...

Thanks for the reply, guess I will go out and get a replacement made for the missing one. They are double pane so I was wondering why the 3rd one ? Thanks
01-20-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By rajung

interior glass pane on windows

We have a set of Weathershield windows in our kitchen, they are the casement style, two outer end ones crank out and the center one is stationary. House built in the mid 70's
These windows also...
09-01-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By rajung

Thanks. Sorry for the late reply I do not...

Thanks.
Sorry for the late reply
I do not know the width of the joists, I cant see them unless I pull a section of floor off since it doesn't have access from below as the rest of the basement.It...
08-20-11, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By rajung

another tile sub floor question

I want to replace the carpet in our sun room with ceramic tile due to pets tracking in and other pet stains by the door, if you know what I mean?
The attached sun room doesn't have part of the...
11-28-10, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By rajung

Thanks for the info. Yes one ignitor replaced,...

Thanks for the info.
Yes one ignitor replaced, the upper one,I removed it to check because the oven was doing this no lighting thing,upon removing it just fell into a few pieces.So had to replace...
11-27-10, 07:03 AM
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Views: 1,722
Posted By rajung

update to what I did

Well I checked my electric oven and though it is not gas when I set to broil the upper elemnt gets hot and on cook the lower one does so I quess I had no idea which one works at those settings so as...
11-25-10, 05:52 PM
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Views: 1,722
Posted By rajung

Amana electric oven ignitors seem reversed

We bought a used Amana gas oven for my mother a few weeks ago and finally got around to installing it.Model ACF3325AW ( Big Oven) is the style, around 7 years old.
all top burners work and no error...
09-25-10, 07:21 PM
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Posted By rajung

sewer clean out cover for carpet?

Does anyone know if someone makes a brass or similar cover for carpet/
Today I had to get my main cleaned through the cleanout on main stack in basement due to water not draing properly.
They went...
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By rajung

tub liner,new tub or refinish?

I"m in the midway point of doing a complete remodel of a bedroom bathroom with shower only, and am starting to think of things I will need to do when I attack the main floor bathroom which has the...
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Views: 1,363
Posted By rajung

Well that explains that pretty quickly on the...

Well that explains that pretty quickly on the redwood option.I will check vinyl fence dealers in my area here shortly.Thanks for the input.
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Views: 1,363
Posted By rajung

Well now that the worst of the deep freeze is...

Well now that the worst of the deep freeze is hopefully over, though we still have plent of snow I am getting things to move along again.We did get a octogan 13 ft at widest points, 5" thick slab...
01-07-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By rajung

Thanks tighcoat for the reply. Picture would...

Thanks tighcoat for the reply.
Picture would look a little silly around 7 ft up.
Yes I do think it did get wet before we bought the house and since roof has been replaced.
First coat, or what I...
01-06-10, 03:12 PM
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Views: 1,118
Posted By rajung

wall texture in back of wallpaper is loose

My wife wanted me to remove kitchen wallpaper, and I knew a section around 3' x 1' had the backing texture on wall loose because when you pushed against wall paper you could feel it was loose.While...
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Views: 3,360
Posted By rajung

Ford 460 coolant leak

Could someone tell me if the Ford 460 engine has known coolant leak problems?
I have a 460 that was disassembled and overhauld.Currently has about 10 miles on the car but I seen coolant leaking (...
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Views: 1,363
Posted By rajung

resin gazebo and deck help needed

Im planning on buying a resin 12' x 12' gazebo kit from a local home center.Has anyone had experience with these as far as stability?.I live in Iowa so we get the weather extremes.The yard is an open...
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