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@Pilot Dane - thanks for the suggestion about...

@Pilot Dane - thanks for the suggestion about possibly using picture frame molding (never thought about that). As you said, I might just walk around HD or Lowes to see what they have that might fit...
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What Material To Use To Trim Area In Bathroom?

Hello,

I am trying to figure out what type of wood trim piece to use in my bathroom shower area.

If you look at the attached pictures, I want to trim out (cover up) this lip between where the...
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@ThisOldMan - thank you for this. I will...

@ThisOldMan - thank you for this. I will definitely keep this in mind.
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Someone else had helped me find this and it looks...

Someone else had helped me find this and it looks to be the right one:
https://a.co/d/761qmPt

Thanks
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Looking For Replacement Door Latch and Can't Find Online

Hello,

I am currently in the process of performing small cosmetic updates to my home and one of the items is to change out the following door latch from the old 90s brass to stain nickel.

Does...
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Looking For Finished Trim Around My Gas Fireplace

Hello,

I am currently renovating my home and as part of the renovation, I removed the old, wooden mantle from around my gas fireplace (see attached pictures).

As part of the updates to my...
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@PJmax - thank you for this. Yes, the 5/16 line...

@PJmax - thank you for this. Yes, the 5/16 line is coming from inside the fridge. Unfortunately when I removed one of the small back covers on the fridge where the line runs through, it did not...
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How To Repair Refrigerator Water Line

Hello,

I am trying to figure out what I need to purchase from Amazon / Home Depot etc to repair the refrigerator water line on my refrigerator.

If you look at the attached pictures, you can...
05-14-22, 07:08 PM
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Thanks for this.... I think caulk could certainly...

Thanks for this.... I think caulk could certainly work. Of course I would want to find someone who is really good at it as I have tried over the years and the results have been terrible in other...
05-13-22, 04:35 PM
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Adding Schluter to already installed tile?

Hello,

I'm wondering if there is any way to add 'schluter' to my existing shower tile that was installed approximately 10 years ago?

Basically, I had new tile installed recently at another home...
04-26-22, 02:35 PM
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@badeyeben - thanks for this.... This area where...

@badeyeben - thanks for this.... This area where the doors are outside, but never exposed to any weather. In fact, if you look at the video on the wooden threshold that is currently there, you can...
04-26-22, 08:14 AM
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Thanks so much for this.... since the complete...

Thanks so much for this.... since the complete door opening is 60" long, it looks like I would need to purchase the 72" x 6" Outswing threshold and then cut to 60" long:
-...
04-25-22, 02:14 PM
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Do I Need Weather Stripping or Threshold?

Hello,

I am trying to address this 1 1/4" gap that I have under both of my patio doors and figure out the best solution. I recently repainted the patio door and removed the door seal that I added...
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@XSleeper - thanks for this.... yes, my chalk...

@XSleeper - thanks for this.... yes, my chalk line is ancient, so it is probably time to upgrade.

@Norm201 - thanks for the tip.
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Need Help Drawing Long Straight Line

Hello,

I am trying to figure out how to best cut the ends of these boards on my dock using a straight line. If you look at the attached pictures, I need to cut the ends off, but when I try to snap...
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Thank you @Pjmax.... Do I need to purchase the...

Thank you @Pjmax.... Do I need to purchase the 'stem' (the longer piece) as well? Or is it usually just the shorter piece where the leak is?
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Posted By gil_happy

What Model Of Pfister Cartridge Is This?

Hello,

Can anyone tell me what model of Pfister bathroom sink cartridge this is? When I look on their website, I see this:

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04-01-22, 02:35 PM
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@zoesdad - you are correct... a 1/2 FIP x 1/2 FIP...

@zoesdad - you are correct... a 1/2 FIP x 1/2 FIP was the right one :thumbup:
03-31-22, 02:16 PM
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@zoesdad - it is for my shower retrofit. ...

@zoesdad - it is for my shower retrofit. Basically my shower valve had a threaded fitting installed on it by the plumber which will then connect to my shower retrofit:...
03-31-22, 01:02 PM
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Posted By gil_happy

Thanks @pjmax... looks like I actually need...

Thanks @pjmax... looks like I actually need something like this:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0773B4MMG/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_M5GYV2BSK9397T2A23XP
03-30-22, 04:51 PM
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Posted By gil_happy

What Type of Hose Adaptor Do I Need?

Hello, I purchased this faucet connector hose from Home Depot and I'm trying to figure out what type of adaptor and what size I need.

The description says it is 1/2 in. Compression inlet x 1/2 in...
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Posted By gil_happy

Moen 1222 Faucet Cartridge Question

Hello,

I am currently in the process of renovating my home and I have a plumbing question. As part of the renovation, I plan to have a plumber swap out all all of the fixtures and faucets.

In...
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Posted By gil_happy

Thanks everyone! It sounds like a multi-tool with...

Thanks everyone! It sounds like a multi-tool with a block of wood screwed to the side of the 2x4s will be the method to try first.
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Posted By gil_happy

@Marq1 - Thanks for this. Not sure if I could get...

@Marq1 - Thanks for this. Not sure if I could get a square end using either a handsaw or sawzall :/
@XSleeper - Thanks :thumbup:
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