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11-28-07, 05:33 AM
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Posted By mattdaddym

Mine is like the first type and it does cover...

Mine is like the first type and it does cover much of the hole but not all :(. I believe my best bet is to leave the existing box in place, screw a cover on it, patch the wall where needed, run wire...
11-27-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By mattdaddym

Thanks all for the advice. When I say...

Thanks all for the advice.

When I say "exposed wire" I am referring to the pictures. There are two wires where the copper is exposed.
11-27-07, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By mattdaddym

You have helped me a lot already. First, the...

You have helped me a lot already. First, the light does need to be mounted to the box. The light is about 36" x 5". It comes with two drywall screws and anchors for the far ends and two screws that...
11-27-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By mattdaddym

Bathroom Light

Hi all,

I just mounted a mirror in my bathroom (with the help of this forum), and now I need to mount a light. The mirror is 48" wide and the light is 36" wide (with 6 lights). The plan is to...
11-27-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,974
Posted By mattdaddym

Two more pics! ...

Two more pics!

http://warrenmercer.com/pics/remodel/MirrorMastic.jpg
http://warrenmercer.com/pics/remodel/MirrorFinal.jpg

Now I just need some help mounting the light above the mirror. Off to...
11-27-07, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,974
Posted By mattdaddym

Well, the mirror is done. I think it went pretty...

Well, the mirror is done. I think it went pretty well. I want to share some pictures of my progress to return the favor of all the help I received. Maybe this will help someone else. Unfortunately, I...
11-27-07, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,974
Posted By mattdaddym

I guess persistence does pay off. I called about...

I guess persistence does pay off. I called about 6 or 7 glass & mirror places from the yellow pages before I found one willing to cut the L molding I need. The folks at the shop were very nice and...
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Views: 1,231
Posted By mattdaddym

What gaps are normal?

Hi all,

I've searched a couple of threads on the subjects of gaps in wood laminate and it looks like the answers are variable. I hired some guys to install the flooring in my house and I am...
11-26-07, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,974
Posted By mattdaddym

Thanks...sorry so long for the reply. I guess a...

Thanks...sorry so long for the reply. I guess a glass and mirror shop is my best bet for the L molding. That will look much better than the j molding due to the beveled edges.
11-15-07, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,974
Posted By mattdaddym

One more questions, lol...I read a couple of...

One more questions, lol...I read a couple of place where people used a piece of wood instead of a j-channel. I guess I could get a piece of wood that is 48" x 1/2" x 1/4" and screw it into the wall...
11-15-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,974
Posted By mattdaddym

Thanks for the advice. I did find a j-channel /...

Thanks for the advice. I did find a j-channel / j-molding at Lowe's, but it is for 1/4" instead of 1/8" mirrors. I don't like that this metal covers the beveled edge of the mirror. At my local...
11-12-07, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,974
Posted By mattdaddym

Another Bathroom Mirror Question

Hi all,

I have a 48" x 36" bathroom mirror (no frame / beveled edges) I need to install. I read 5 or 6 mirror posts in preparation for this post. I have decided it would be best to use a bottom...
11-11-07, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 42,453
Posted By mattdaddym

All, OMG, you are all going to kill me....

All,

OMG, you are all going to kill me. These plugs do have the T-shape slot for the 20 amp plugs. I did not see it because they are BLACK which makes it harder to see. I thought the 20A ones were...
11-11-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 42,453
Posted By mattdaddym

15A vs 20A outlets

Hi all,

I recently purchased some new outlets, wall plates, switches, etc... for my house since we painted and remodeled a bit. I noticed that the standard wall outlets (two receptacles per...
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