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Thank you for the replies

Thank you for the replies
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Posted By jduawa

Baseboard trim going down stairs

Hello. I am just wondering what the best way to cut/end/terminate the piece of trim in the attached image. I need to use trim on the stairs due to the floating wall. Thanks
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04-15-15, 01:45 PM
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Posted By jduawa

i dont know why they were spinning. For the...

i dont know why they were spinning.
For the mortar under the ditra i will be using what they recommend. I believe it is 1/4 x 3/16.
for the tile i will be using 1/2 x 1/2.
The tile is 30cm x...
04-15-15, 11:44 AM
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Posted By jduawa

Thanks for the info. I had some 1 1/4" deckmate...

Thanks for the info. I had some 1 1/4" deckmate screws so i tried using a few of those. Many of the were just spinning so i gave up on the screws. I will pick up some 1 1/4" ring shank and try a few...
04-15-15, 08:49 AM
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I used the 3/8 because that is what the tiler at...

I used the 3/8 because that is what the tiler at a tile shop recommended. I am worried that anything thicker + ditra + mortar + tile will have the floor too high to meet with the carpet in the...
04-15-15, 06:38 AM
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Posted By jduawa

3/8" underlayment

Hello. I put down 3/8 ply underlayment over 23/32 osb subfloor. I already stapled down the underlayment with some porter cable 1/4" narrow crown 1" staples. I put the staples appx 2" apart on the...
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Posted By jduawa

Thanks for the responses. I will give that a go

Thanks for the responses. I will give that a go
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Posted By jduawa

tiny holes in sanded caulk

Hello. 72 hours ago i caulked part of our shower. I used sanded caulk like I had in the past. The caulk was new and unopened. I looked at the caulking today and see small holes randomly throughout...
03-27-13, 02:50 PM
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Posted By jduawa

why would the pressure drop so much when filling...

why would the pressure drop so much when filling the washing machine only and not having more than one fixture on?
Thanks
03-27-13, 02:40 PM
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Posted By jduawa

I do have a PRV just after the main feed from the...

I do have a PRV just after the main feed from the street/city.
Each fixture has their own valves to turn off water.
thanks
03-27-13, 02:25 PM
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Posted By jduawa

while the washing machine is filling the pressure...

while the washing machine is filling the pressure at the hose bib drops to 22.5psi.
i really have no idea what an isolation valve is.
Based on the layout of the house i would guess the water goes...
03-27-13, 02:01 PM
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Posted By jduawa

the low water pressure is on any fixture while...

the low water pressure is on any fixture while the washing machine is filling only. When the washing machine is done filling the pressure is ok. I just checked the pressure at the hose bib outside...
03-27-13, 01:25 PM
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Posted By jduawa

the house was built in 2006 and is all copper. ...

the house was built in 2006 and is all copper. We have hard water but also have a water softener. The main water line is either 1" or 3/4" (i am pretty sure 1") and then gets reduced to 1/2" at the...
03-27-13, 01:04 PM
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Posted By jduawa

Low Water Pressure

Hello, I have an odd situation and I am not sure this is the correct forum to post in. I have a whirlpool top load washing machine from about 2006 and when starting a load of wash the tub starts to...
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Posted By jduawa

I scraped out some of the old silicone where it...

I scraped out some of the old silicone where it was leaking and just squeezed in some new stuff. Don't remember the brand I used, but it seems to be working. Never did hear from Briggs after...
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Posted By jduawa

Sink Overflow Leaking

I have 5 Briggs Model #3000-1-2-3-4-5 sinks in my house. 2 of the sinks are leaking at the overflow as seen in the picture, between the metal sink and the plastic overflow. I am wondering if I can...
03-06-12, 10:42 AM
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Posted By jduawa

The problem is getting it out of the joint, I was...

The problem is getting it out of the joint, I was able to scrape it off the tile and the bench top. Just not sure if i need to bother getting what is stuck in the joint out of the joint.
Thanks
03-06-12, 08:09 AM
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Posted By jduawa

Re-caulking

Hello, some of the sanded siliconized acrylic (c-cure 986) caulk in my show started to pull away from the tile. I cut out the old caulk by scoring the top and bottom of it, but there is still some...
08-02-11, 02:18 PM
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Posted By jduawa

https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B9AK_Jl7TpAGNzI0M...

https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B9AK_Jl7TpAGNzI0MWYwZTUtMTJjZC00OWY0LThiYWItNDhmYzkyZTgwZTI4&hl=en_US
That is one of the cracks filled with silicone, which i now realize is a bad idea
08-02-11, 07:08 AM
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Posted By jduawa

Fixing Cracks in Fiber Cement Siding

Hello, I have a home that is 5 yrs old and was sided with fiber cement siding. The siding has several cracks in it. Unfortunately the product is no longer under the full warranty that covers...
12-01-10, 09:37 AM
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Posted By jduawa

so i cut power to the unit at the breaker and...

so i cut power to the unit at the breaker
and then turned on the stat to call for heat
I went out side and heard the contactor/relay click, no constant buzzing.

then i went in and turned the...
11-29-10, 04:15 PM
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Posted By jduawa

Thanks, I will try this tomorrow when it is a bit...

Thanks, I will try this tomorrow when it is a bit warmer
11-28-10, 05:58 PM
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Posted By jduawa

how would it get power with the breaker turned...

how would it get power with the breaker turned off?
11-28-10, 02:21 PM
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Posted By jduawa

Heat pump buzz

Hello, I have a lennox heat pump and it is making a buzzing noise. Typically it will make a buzzing noise while the fan is not running, I assume this is when it is doing its "defrost". Right now...
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Posted By jduawa

Thanks for all of the input, hopefully I can get...

Thanks for all of the input, hopefully I can get it looking how it did last year.
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