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Right. That bracket is anchored to the support...

Right. That bracket is anchored to the support it sits on and I was trying to avoid jackhammering it out.
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CHanging a 4x4 support post anchored to concrete with a 4x6?

So i'm having all the posts on our deck replaced with pressure treated for the new home buyers. They want a corner beam replaced with a 4x6, but it's already has an anchored 4x4 bracket in there. ...
03-09-08, 02:57 PM
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That sounds like the safest way to go. Thanks...

That sounds like the safest way to go. Thanks for the reply.
03-09-08, 01:25 PM
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Actually the cement foundation is underneath the...

Actually the cement foundation is underneath the siding to be removed. The siding level is staggered a bit, so it would look normal.
03-09-08, 09:47 AM
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Particle board only over joists? That is crazy! ...

Particle board only over joists? That is crazy! You're sure there isn't some plywood over the joists and then particle board?

How big is this room? New addition?
03-09-08, 09:39 AM
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I'll second this warning. Using Indian slate in...

I'll second this warning. Using Indian slate in a wet enviroment is just asking for trouble. Take a wet white cloth and wipe the top of the tile. Odds are some color will come off. The tile will...
03-09-08, 09:11 AM
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Posted By scarywoody

What product to fill in holes in composite lap siding?

I have some siding that is almost touching ground and I think would rather remove the lowest piece of siding rather than dig out around the house.

Would it be best to remove the nails holding...
03-06-08, 11:02 PM
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Posted By scarywoody

"a. Best: i. Score and snap ii. Shears (manual,...

"a. Best: i. Score and snap
ii. Shears (manual, electric or pneumatic)"

From the install guide itself.
http://www.jameshardie.com/pdf/install/install_plank_north.pdf


Also a good link...
03-06-08, 05:15 PM
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Posted By scarywoody

can't you just score and snap hardieplank?

can't you just score and snap hardieplank?
03-06-08, 03:15 PM
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Posted By scarywoody

Need help with drainage solutions. 2 problems :)

I have some drainage issues that haven't hurt me yet, but i think they need to be addressed soon.

Problem A:

Water drains off the sidewalk into the rocky area. Puddles of water form. There is...
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Rot on deck support beams :( Best way to repair?

I have a wrap around deck the goes around 2 sides of our 2 story daylight ranch. I have noticed that about 4-5 of the support beams are touching ground and have varying degrees of rot. My repair...
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I have used both and haven't noticed a difference...

I have used both and haven't noticed a difference between the 2.
02-03-08, 06:44 PM
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Well you get to keep your paycheck. We have a...

Well you get to keep your paycheck. We have a large deck that goes around the second story of our house and that is where she jumped from.
02-03-08, 06:31 PM
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I guess lucky for me all 3 of my bathrooms had...

I guess lucky for me all 3 of my bathrooms had space under the water baseboards for tile.

I'm pretty sure I understand your issue. The best and probably most inconvenient solution is to raise...
02-03-08, 06:16 PM
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1/2" :eek: To me that sounds like a stubbed toe...

1/2" :eek: To me that sounds like a stubbed toe or fall waiting to happen. I know slate is random in design, but a 1/2" seems a little much. Is it a certain area where maybe the floor is bowed?
...
02-03-08, 06:07 PM
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Posted By scarywoody

This could very well be the case. I grouted one...

This could very well be the case. I grouted one of our bathrooms with mapei bone colored grout. I ended up mixing 2 batches and they were different colors. The first batch dried a lighter shade...
02-03-08, 05:50 PM
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I had the same issue with my kitchen backsplash. ...

I had the same issue with my kitchen backsplash. I was able to use a putty knife to peel the adhesive off by removing a small amount of the drywall paper. Once this is done make sure you have...
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I think I mistyped my fix. It wasn't that bad of...

I think I mistyped my fix. It wasn't that bad of a rewring problem. Basically the high switch was grounded out via random jumper. I had a second set of eyes with me to oversee the rewiring (he's...
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Posted By scarywoody

Well after tracing out all the wiring something...

Well after tracing out all the wiring something just wasn't right. I unhooked everything marked them and rewired according to the diagram. Apparently a wire was going to 24V that needed to be...
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Posted By scarywoody

Well here is what i'm looking at. Not setup...

Well here is what i'm looking at. Not setup exactly like the manual states, bhind the 2 brown little boxes are dials. I have been adjusting those.

...
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Ok so when i put the leads across the vent...

Ok so when i put the leads across the vent terminals I read
0V. Do I need to use a common ground instead of the switch lead? Looks like it has only one wire going in and out, so I don't think I'm...
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Posted By scarywoody

Ok I have a 135B model, so I am looking at...

Ok I have a 135B model, so I am looking at diagram 152358. I read the 0135 models come stardard with the 2 stage firing.

When the burner is on I have 24V from the fast response temp sensor C to...
01-31-08, 01:44 PM
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Posted By scarywoody

Is there a special type of plaster for pool...

Is there a special type of plaster for pool repairs?
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Posted By scarywoody

Yeah that's kind of whatI was thinking. Is...

Yeah that's kind of whatI was thinking. Is someone really going to base their offer on the bathroom color? I dunno I guess personally if I'm looking at houses and liked everything except the...
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Posted By scarywoody

so yes we are planning to sell in the near future...

so yes we are planning to sell in the near future :D
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