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Dead space behind fridge cabet... heat issue?

In the realm of over-thinking it... I'm bringing out the Ikea cabinet above the fridge another 4" to be closer to the front of the fridge. I'm gonna make a 4" box for it, but should I make this box...
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Under Cabinet Lights Questions

Hello all! I'm trying to figure out what is up to code and what is not, and my head is spinning from all the different articles/posts I've read. So I bought 120V Xenon puck lights from HD a while...
04-01-10, 07:00 AM
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Its not really out of level, but that the top...

Its not really out of level, but that the top sheet of plywood came off in a few places along with adhesive. Also, I replaced some damaged pieces on one side, which are now about 1/8" lower...
03-31-10, 09:31 PM
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Skimcoat plywood under cement board?

Should I fill voids and level the plywood with Henry Feather Finish before spreading mortar and putting down hardie? Will the screws cause it to crack/fall apart over time?

I wish I had replaced...
03-29-10, 09:56 AM
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Sorry for the rant, but some new developments...

Sorry for the rant, but some new developments have been made! First off, sealed the crack with JBweld. Second, was gonna get a Toto Drake 10" rough toilet, (our rough-in is 10.5") because the price...
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Not sure why it didn't hit me before, but you're...

Not sure why it didn't hit me before, but you're completely right! Except I doubt I'll reach the joists, but then theres the subfloor planks which I screwed well into the joists.... what if I use 2"...
03-27-10, 11:24 PM
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Well Mr Fleabite, I hope you're happy :p , you...

Well Mr Fleabite, I hope you're happy :p , you have me convinced. I have gotten more negative feedback instead of tips on how to make the bamboo work! So went out and got some Italian porcelain...
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Anybody? Under the OSB I put down is 1x4 plank...

Anybody? Under the OSB I put down is 1x4 plank subfloor, layed on a diagonal.
03-24-10, 09:12 PM
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Yes! Thank you for your replies guys! That is...

Yes! Thank you for your replies guys! That is exactly what I expected to hear! I know I may be veering closer to the edge with this idea, however I have seen more and more bathrooms done like this,...
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Nail or glue into OSB?

Hello all,

I'm installing 5/8" Bamboo Engineered onto 7/16" OSB underlay. From what I understand, it is OK to nail into 3/4" OSB, but what about 5/8? I can borrow a cleat nailer, and put down some...
03-24-10, 09:59 AM
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Bamboo instead of tile in bathroom?

I know this really belongs in the hardwood section, but since its going where tile would normally go, i figured it was more appropriate. I decided to put 5/8 bamboo planks in the bath and kitchen...
03-16-10, 10:37 PM
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Thank you! Moving the tee would be my choice...

Thank you! Moving the tee would be my choice then, if it only wasn't a condo. On top of that, the iron pipe is buried within an 8" block wall :( . I swear to God, a bunch of monkeys built this place....
03-16-10, 08:36 PM
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Hmm, yes all the pvc closet elbows have a turn...

Hmm, yes all the pvc closet elbows have a turn radius too great, and wind up sticking way above the floor. I did see another post somewhere with the same problem, and the OP wound up having to...
03-14-10, 09:33 PM
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Another thing I forgot to mention, is that if I...

Another thing I forgot to mention, is that if I use PVC piping, I think the closet flange would stick up too high above the floor, due to the height of the elbow.

Would a Fenco fitting even be up...
03-14-10, 07:14 PM
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Pipe is Cracked!

Well the bad news is that the pipe IS actually cracked. There is a 1" long crack at the top of the bend, which seems to have been there since the pipe was put in (1950s? or reno in 1980). It looks...
03-10-10, 07:14 PM
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Yes! It does indeed look folded over the flange.....

Yes! It does indeed look folded over the flange.. that's also what was confusing me, as its all jagged from the hammering. Should I be putting anything to seal the spacer to the flange, or will the...
03-10-10, 08:54 AM
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Toilet Flange Help! (56K!) (Appetite!)

Well this flange looks like its cast iron, and is attached to the pipe with some kind of cement or mortar (gray stuff on the inside). The problem is its just hovering above the subfloor, with 3 long...
01-07-10, 02:42 PM
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OK so should I try an auger as far as I can get?...

OK so should I try an auger as far as I can get? I know I can't get to the sewer since that's 2 stories down, through a garage, and into the ground. But I do know that I'm going far enough to reach...
01-07-10, 02:12 PM
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I still love this tile. Its US ceramics, Hampton...

I still love this tile. Its US ceramics, Hampton sand. It is in fact glazed. I just liked the look before it dried. Like I said, it doesnt have to be permanent, and as it washed away I could reapply...
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Well this duct is in the corner of both the...

Well this duct is in the corner of both the bathroom and the kitchen, and goes straight up and down (the unit below is identical). Given that the bath sort of vented in it, and the kitchen kind of...
01-07-10, 12:32 PM
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Exclamation drain emergency!

I bought a condo with a slow bath and kitchen drains... in the remo, I replaced the tub, and cleaned the pipe a bit (darn things have a neg slope by the way), and then the tub drained fine. The sink...
01-07-10, 10:35 AM
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products to glaze tile?

I just finished my tub surround with textured porcelain tile from HD, and when I was applying 511 sealer for grout release, I really loved the wet look of the tile. Is there anything I can use to...
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kitchen and bathroom vent fan help

Hey guys, I live in a condo in Norwalk, and my kitchen and bath share a wall. Inside the wall is a large metal duct about 12"x12" . There is about a couple of inches of room all around the duct, and...
11-19-09, 03:34 PM
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Oh absolutely! I'm putting 15# felt on studs with...

Oh absolutely! I'm putting 15# felt on studs with asphalt cement (btw will asphalt cement affect the acrylic of the tub?), and then mudding the hardi seams with mesh tape. The hardest part of this...
11-19-09, 09:07 AM
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Got one of these panels, and am very impressed by...

Got one of these panels, and am very impressed by its quality. The brand I got might be the most popular chinese brand..Gentory. Really simplistic design, all stainless steel, and decent looking...
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