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06-03-17, 02:22 PM
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Posted By chandler

Welcome to the forums! It is possible you have...

Welcome to the forums! It is possible you have metal studs and the sheetrock anchors just won't work. I would try the largest screw that the hinge hole will take 2 1/2" long and predrill a hole so...
06-03-17, 01:06 PM
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Views: 1,386
Posted By chandler

I hadn't thought of driveway pipe. Now all you...

I hadn't thought of driveway pipe. Now all you have to do is find seal type caps to keep the water out.
06-03-17, 09:11 AM
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Posted By chandler

I answered your duplicate, but it got kicked out,...

I answered your duplicate, but it got kicked out, so here goes again. I've never seen 14"+ PVC tubing.....nor the other side of the moon for that matter :) For cost advantage, two 50 gallon drum...
06-03-17, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By chandler

I don't think this is a NEC approved as a fan...

I don't think this is a NEC approved as a fan rated box. I note it is a Canadian Home Depot and it may satisfy CEC rules. Those screws in the back adjust the depth of the box rim. You don't attach...
06-03-17, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,611
Posted By chandler

Ken, I tried that once to make it "pretty" on...

Ken, I tried that once to make it "pretty" on top. Third time we moved the table they all pulled out, and it will get worse as the wood ages, I believe.
06-03-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By chandler

Can you post a picture of the proposed area for...

Can you post a picture of the proposed area for us. We can't see what you see, and are having a difficult time imagining it. Thanks. ...
06-03-17, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,611
Posted By chandler

The new wood will crinkle at the pressure point...

The new wood will crinkle at the pressure point making it ugly. Counterbore is a neater way to go. You can still pull them down tightly using locking washers below to keep them that way.
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Views: 754
Posted By chandler

Just some light reading regarding deck...

Just some light reading regarding deck construction that could answer most of your questions. It is good that you have the plan so thought out. Notched posts are not likely to "split", but the beam...
06-03-17, 05:08 AM
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Views: 719
Posted By chandler

A fan box will look like this. You don't use the...

A fan box will look like this. You don't use the ears to attach a ceiling fan.

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06-03-17, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By chandler

A few nights ago my dogs were unsettled more than...

A few nights ago my dogs were unsettled more than usual and wanted to go out into the back yard. I let them out and they bee lined it to the back fence running up and down and barking aggressively. ...
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Posted By chandler

Welcome to the forums! Are you certain it...

Welcome to the forums! Are you certain it pertains to the septic system? I would think it could be a valve for a supply line of some sorts. Are there any water supplies nearby? Creek/lake pump,...
06-02-17, 05:31 PM
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Views: 1,611
Posted By chandler

While ACQ is far from a lollipop, it's toxicity...

While ACQ is far from a lollipop, it's toxicity is far less than it's predecessor (cupric arsenate). You would probably have to chew on a piece of lumber a while to ingest enough to cause much harm....
06-02-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By chandler

Ouch! My bad. that metal is a movable part. ...

Ouch! My bad. that metal is a movable part. You won't be able to use silicone in the gap. You'll need to find a gap filler or "feather" as Chris mentioned since the hinge pivots.
06-02-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By chandler

I doubt the tree itself suffered any ill effects,...

I doubt the tree itself suffered any ill effects, just the foliage. Usually they will come back without problems.
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Views: 601
Posted By chandler

I was speaking of the plywood subflooring. Don't...

I was speaking of the plywood subflooring. Don't glue it down and don't screw it into the joists. Yes, if the manufacturer suggests gluing and stapling/cleating the flooring down, you should do...
06-02-17, 03:05 PM
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Views: 1,255
Posted By chandler

Welcome to the forums! You may be able to tape...

Welcome to the forums! You may be able to tape off the outside of this gap with exterior blue tape, very snugly, then use clear silicone on the inside, tooling it slightly. Once it has had time to...
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Views: 390
Posted By chandler

What's he going to do with the hump? IMO, the...

What's he going to do with the hump? IMO, the flashing should be removed, shingles laid and flashing laid on top, eliminating the second layer at the chimney.
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Views: 1,695
Posted By chandler

I've mentioned here before, I had a 1993 F150...

I've mentioned here before, I had a 1993 F150 with faulty tank transfer switches. HOWEVER, my VIN didn't fall within the criteria of the TSB, so I was sol. A good hefty argument and leaving the...
06-02-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By chandler

Welcome to the forums! You don't need a second...

Welcome to the forums! You don't need a second opinion, but French type doors are best in this situation.
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Views: 601
Posted By chandler

First, you will need a 1/2" overlayer of plywood...

First, you will need a 1/2" overlayer of plywood on top of your planks. No glue, and screw it to your planks avoiding the joists on purpose. THEN you can lay your flooring using 15# felt as an...
06-01-17, 02:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By chandler

If the air still comes through the holes in the...

If the air still comes through the holes in the receptacles, why would you throw away the only device that would keep that from happening? What is your siding made up of? Vinyl, wood, metal? Do...
06-01-17, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By chandler

Generally sliding door panels are 2 1/2"+ thick. ...

Generally sliding door panels are 2 1/2"+ thick. Your bifold panels are about 1 1/4" thick. The bypass door hardware may not work well with the thinner door.

Attach a narrow strip of plywood...
05-31-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By chandler

If you have to use the channels, be sure to...

If you have to use the channels, be sure to start in the middle and work to the sides for a more uniform look. I don't think it will sag at 16" oc.
05-31-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By chandler

81412 OP is located in Argentina

81412

OP is located in Argentina
05-31-17, 06:20 PM
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Views: 2,893
Posted By chandler

I don't think you will get a product like you...

I don't think you will get a product like you envision with the soffit. No, you can't overlap it successfully, so you will be relegated to using some sort of joint channel. I may have said "no" too...
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