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The "adjustment" is sliding one half of the frame...

The "adjustment" is sliding one half of the frame on the other half (top view, pic 4) and positioning it wherever you want it. Pretty sure it is probably just corroded with lime. (Stuck). Nothing...
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Those clips are somewhat flexible... so if you...

Those clips are somewhat flexible... so if you would happen to have the room to do it, you could squeeze a shim with some polyurethane sealant between the bottom of the counter and your clips. (See...
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Then you will need to take the face screws out of...

Then you will need to take the face screws out of the hinge side of the frame (I can see some if them in photos 2, 3, 4) and pry the door (and the frame piece the hinges are mounted to) getting that...
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It looks like the screw holes are slightly...

It looks like the screw holes are slightly slotted, so if they are, loosen the hinge screws a little bit, raise the door up, then tighten the screws again.
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Even though this is a diy forum and we get all...

Even though this is a diy forum and we get all kinds of hair brain "will this work" ideas, I don't think anyone here would recommend doing what you suggest when doing it right is so easy. That is...
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You should be removing the piece of siding first....

You should be removing the piece of siding first. I think you should be using a mounting block as well. If you get one that is large enough, you don't need j channel because it has a snap ring.
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Air tool oil is pretty universal.

Air tool oil is pretty universal.
Yesterday, 08:30 PM
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I think everything you need to know is on the...

I think everything you need to know is on the handle.

You will need to undo the union nut below the shutoff, then unscrew the ball valve (save and reuse the piece between the ball valve and union)...
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You can pour a new section, yes, but keep in mind...

You can pour a new section, yes, but keep in mind that anytime you resurface, all cracks and expansion joints in the old surface will eventually telegraph through the new surface. You usually want...
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If you are buying at Home Depot your options are...

If you are buying at Home Depot your options are probably limited to buying their hip and ridge tabs only. If you were using some other brand, such as Tamko, their architectural and 3 tab colors line...
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Starters yes, cap shingles, no. You use a...

Starters yes, cap shingles, no. You use a matching 3 tab if you want to cut your own or just by the pre-serrated hip and ridge bundles.
Yesterday, 12:46 PM
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Kind of looks like it is the handle of a...

Kind of looks like it is the handle of a rechargeable appliance, and the rest of it is missing. Like a stick vacuum, or sone type of dustbuster, dirtdevil or something.
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Setting your pressure regulator on your...

Setting your pressure regulator on your compressor to around 80 lbs will give you a more consistent depth for your nail. Nailing in the right place (as the mfg recommends) plus having solid sheathing...
Yesterday, 10:43 AM
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Yes, you will remove the metal corner and replace...

Yes, you will remove the metal corner and replace it with a new one.
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Part of the laminated layer came off... may have...

Part of the laminated layer came off... may have been made that way, or may have peeled off when it was cut. Either way it is not a leak issue at ALL.
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1) You can make starters... you can also buy...

1) You can make starters... you can also buy them. If you want to make more work for yourself, make your own.

2a) IMO, architectural shingles are worth it. Less prone to leak, no tabs to mess...
Yesterday, 05:14 AM
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Yes, it's almost always best to access the spigot...

Yes, it's almost always best to access the spigot from the basement ceiling, so measure carefully and cut open the ceiling drywall.
06-13-19, 02:50 PM
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Keep the work area clean (vacuum floors) and...

Keep the work area clean (vacuum floors) and avoid any moving air that would kick up dust. Could be an open window or a door you open to go in and out. You need to lightly sand between coats to...
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Remove A, B and C back as far as you need to and...

Remove A, B and C back as far as you need to and then reshingle. Any roof sealant is fine, you shouldn't need much as you should only have a couple exposed nails.
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Ceiling paint is not something I would spend big...

Ceiling paint is not something I would spend big money on. Ceiling white is a standard flat color and about any brand will do.
06-10-19, 08:40 PM
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You don't use 100% silicone on anything that is...

You don't use 100% silicone on anything that is painted. Silicone and siliconized acrylic are not the same... acrylic is ok.
06-10-19, 05:16 PM
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Kind of looks like Homasote or similar. Not a...

Kind of looks like Homasote or similar. Not a common product, probably special order most places.
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06-10-19, 04:56 PM
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Just about any carpenter or handyman should be...

Just about any carpenter or handyman should be able to do it. That would include anyone who makes or installs cabinets.

Now whether they WANT to do it is another topic. I suspect most would...
06-10-19, 04:51 PM
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See this recent thread: ...

See this recent thread:

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/designing-kitchens-bathrooms/606052-butcher-block-countertop-protective-finish.html

Beeswax and mineral oil are naturally water...
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It's often called clear marine vinyl, and when it...

It's often called clear marine vinyl, and when it gets too dirty, scratched or faded you replace it.

Just like lexan or acrylic, (plexiglass) anything abrasive used on it will scratch it and will...
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