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Chimney and steps questions

I've got a few projects that I want to get done this summer. I'll be doing some of the work, and I'm hiring a mason to do some.

The first thing that I'm hiring a mason for is to install cultured...
07-08-07, 07:20 PM
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He didn't use any nails with the glue. He just...

He didn't use any nails with the glue. He just glued, no nails. When I got home after work half of the stripes were bowing up, so I had to find a way to weigh them down so the wood strip was against...
07-08-07, 03:09 PM
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glue for tack stripes not drying

Friday the carpet guy came and for some reason was having a hard time nailing the tack stripes down to concrete, so he glued them down. It's now Sunday evening and some of the glue is still not dry....
06-06-07, 06:32 PM
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I'm going to try the grout dye. Any tips on using...

I'm going to try the grout dye. Any tips on using this stuff?
06-05-07, 03:30 PM
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Posted By jlaird

How to fix my grout

So I've done many tile jobs before with no hitches until now. I tiles my laundry room floor which is in the basement. The job has been finished now for about four days and the grout came out really...
05-10-07, 09:33 PM
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Posted By jlaird

Delta-FL question

I'm remodeling my basement. It had carpeting that I pulled up. It didn't have any signs of water damage. I don't have any leaking or bad moisture problems, but as is typical of basement concrete...
04-01-07, 04:01 PM
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baseboard heater question in basement

not sure if this is in the best spot...I'm doing a basement remodel. It had that thin wood paneling on the walls with baseboard heaters. I want to replace the paneling with drywall. Will the added...
04-01-07, 04:00 PM
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baseboard heater question in basement

not sure if this is in the best spot...I'm doing a basement remodel. It had that thin wood paneling on the walls with baseboard heaters. I want to replace the paneling with drywall. Will the added...
11-14-06, 06:21 PM
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Posted By jlaird

looking for laminate source

I'm designing a store display and looking for a source for magenta (hot pink) laminate (like formica.) Anybody know where I can look? I've already tried Formica and WilsonArt and didn't see a color...
08-03-06, 12:19 PM
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Posted By jlaird

so no product exists that can go down under a...

so no product exists that can go down under a tile floor that will control the temperature of the tile?
08-03-06, 11:12 AM
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Posted By jlaird

I understand the concept of condensation and why...

I understand the concept of condensation and why it is happening. I want to know if there is a fix, not something to cover up the problem like manipulating the air whether it be dehumidifing or...
08-03-06, 04:23 AM
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Posted By jlaird

so there is no fix?

so there is no fix?
08-02-06, 08:28 PM
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yes, it is real tile. It is a finished basement...

yes, it is real tile. It is a finished basement so I have heat, but no ac. So is there any way to fix it? It looks like the tile is "sweating," so I guess it is technically called condensation. I...
08-02-06, 05:00 PM
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Posted By jlaird

condensation on basement tile floor

I'm eventually going to replace or go over the tile with new flooring. Is there any type of vapor barrier I can install before the new flooring goes in? Some of the new flooring is going to be tile...
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Posted By jlaird

Where can I find transition t-moulding online?

I have a 1/4" change in height between two floors. Looking for a place online to get some maple transition t-moulding.

thanks,
josh
06-16-06, 05:52 AM
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Posted By jlaird

Thanks for the help. Do you happen to have a...

Thanks for the help. Do you happen to have a picture of an astragal just so I am clear. Can either door be opened independently of each other by pulling only the knob when using an astragal? This is...
06-15-06, 12:59 PM
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Posted By jlaird

question about using double doors for closet

I would like to use 2 6 panel 24" pine doors for a closet, but can't figure out how the knobs would function. I want both doors to open and close with the knob as opposed to a latch at the top of the...
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Posted By jlaird

Oh, I thought the best method to paint a panel...

Oh, I thought the best method to paint a panel door from reading on this board was to roll the paint, then go over it with a brush to get rid of the stipples??
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Posted By jlaird

change of plans

Ok, so after reading some past posts, it seems the general consensus is to do the doors by hand. I'm fine with that, but have a couple questions.

I couldn't really find what type of brush to use....
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Posted By jlaird

can you recommend a decent cup gun? I have a huge...

can you recommend a decent cup gun? I have a huge 60 gal. compressor, so that is not a worry.
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Posted By jlaird

spraying interior doors

Ive got 6 six panel wood doors that I am thinking about spraying. I've got the compressor and everything to do the job except the gun. I was thinking about buying one of those Graco or similar spray...
03-06-06, 06:22 AM
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Posted By jlaird

darn, I put the letters in a place that makes...

darn, I put the letters in a place that makes your answer confusing. So are you saying detach the large nut looking piece from the piece on the very bottom?
03-06-06, 05:03 AM
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Posted By jlaird

dishwasher hookup

I took a picture of what I'm talking about here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/70999730@N00/108696021/

I'm putting a new dishwasher in. What is in the picture is from the old one. Before I go...
03-05-06, 01:53 PM
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Posted By jlaird

are you saying to get rid of the outlet, replace...

are you saying to get rid of the outlet, replace it with a junction box, and connect the wires? Do you use wire nuts for wire this large?
03-05-06, 01:51 PM
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Views: 1,500
Posted By jlaird

thanks for the replies. I went ahead and put them...

thanks for the replies. I went ahead and put them on their own circuits.
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