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So after talking with the wife, she would rather...

So after talking with the wife, she would rather have a pergola style roof instead of what we have right now.

Would the best option probably be a poly-carbonate panel in a 12ft length and then...
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Posted By ppilot

Yeah 2.6:12. Let's just say a lot of work...

Yeah 2.6:12.

Let's just say a lot of work was done that looked nice was ended up being mess once we looked closer. Let me tell you about the story about a drop in kitchen sink that was tiled...
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Posted By ppilot

The last picture just shows what I think is some...

The last picture just shows what I think is some sloppy concrete work.

As for the crack, is there anything I can do about it? Can I seal it with something?
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Posted By ppilot

Ok so the pitch is 2.6 which sounds like I can...

Ok so the pitch is 2.6 which sounds like I can still do shingles if I want, though I am taking a hard look at the polycarbonate roofing panels as that would be a lot cheaper.

As for the gutter,...
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Posted By ppilot

Should I be concerned about a large crack in my concrete patio?

So a little over a year ago we tore out our existing wood deck and replaced it with a concrete patio in addition to resetting the patio roof posts according to code.

This was the first major...
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Posted By ppilot

Need some suggestions on replacing patio roof.

So the previous owner of our house did a remarkably bad job of installing the roof over the patio which has resulted in the area by the gutters to start to rot out. I've been meaning to deal with...
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Posted By ppilot

Ok, I will make some phonecalls and see what I...

Ok, I will make some phonecalls and see what I can find out.

Also what are the thoughts on this guy's plan to fix a similar issue?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZKOkOQRnNI
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Posted By ppilot

So what would be the best practices way of fixing...

So what would be the best practices way of fixing the issue if we wanted to replace the sink? Also who would I call if I just wanted to pay someone to fix the problem, a general handyman?
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Posted By ppilot

Need some help assessing issues with kitchen sink install and how to fix them

So this is related to a thread I posted in the plumbing area yesterday, but I decided to add something here as well considering the potential issues I am facing are more than just sink related.
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Posted By ppilot

It's mounted like an undermount sink (see the...

It's mounted like an undermount sink (see the pictures below) but I don't quite understand why they installed it the way they did. To me it looks like they actually installed the sink by just...
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Posted By ppilot

Does this undermount sink installation look correct?

So after seeing a neighbors nice new single tub stainless kitchen sink, the wife got inspired and want to replace ours ASAP. After doing some research and watching a bunch of how-to guides I went...
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Posted By ppilot

So the $900 includes everything that will go into...

So the $900 includes everything that will go into replacing the three awning support posts correctly putting them on concrete vs just buried into the ground.

In terms of piers vs footings....these...
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Posted By ppilot

Just wanted to bump this as I am taking a closer...

Just wanted to bump this as I am taking a closer look at trying do this myself, considering the contractor is quoting $900 for them to take care of it.

With that said I wanted to ask a couple...
09-13-18, 05:34 PM
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Posted By ppilot

All good advice...very much appreciated!

All good advice...very much appreciated!
09-11-18, 03:25 PM
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Posted By ppilot

So just to confirm, any regular stand alone...

So just to confirm, any regular stand alone vanity will work?
09-11-18, 02:51 PM
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Posted By ppilot

I was expecting to remove the backsplash...is...

I was expecting to remove the backsplash...is that fairly straightforward forward or am I increasingly looking a major project? Also we would be replacing the countertop. The reason for the...
09-11-18, 01:06 PM
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Posted By ppilot

Bathroom Vanity Replacement Project

So in addition to the million other things to work on before baby arrives, the wife and I decided to replace the guest bathroom vanity and repaint to a more modern color.

Before we get too far...
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Posted By ppilot

Yeah I am using Behr Marquee. I actually went...

Yeah I am using Behr Marquee. I actually went and bought an angle sash this morning, so I will just cut it and see how it looks. Thanks for the suggestions!
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Posted By ppilot

Yeah I figured that out after the fact...

Yeah I figured that out after the fact unfortunately. As for best practices for fixing my mistake, should I reapply paint to the entire wall after the touchups?
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Posted By ppilot

Best way to fix bad edging job

So this was my first attempt at painting an entire room by myself and kinda rushed into it without doing my usual research ahead of time. Anyway, i taped off the entire ceiling and the wainscoting...
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Posted By ppilot

So would you recommend jacking up the roof and...

So would you recommend jacking up the roof and just replacing the current posts with ones in different locations? Also, What size of Concrete form tubes would you recommend for 4x4 posts? Would 6...
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Posted By ppilot

Need some advice for fixing awning supports and putting in a concrete deck.

So this last weekend we finally tore out our back wood deck that was deteriorating rapidly due to being constructed really poorly (not weather sealed, boards not offset, just mounted on 4x4's dug...
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Posted By ppilot

Kwikset not sure how I missed that...but I think...

Kwikset not sure how I missed that...but I think I am just going to buy a new handleset as something obviously went wrong and really hasn't worked great since we bought the house about five years...
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Posted By ppilot

Update - just going to buy a new handleset as...

Update - just going to buy a new handleset as there's obviously something wrong with this one and there's no point in wasting my or anyone else's time with this. Really appreciate all the help!!
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Posted By ppilot

Thanks! I am not sure how I missed that, but it...

Thanks! I am not sure how I missed that, but it worked. So I took off the back side of the lock and found a screw just hanging out. Is it important?!?

http://i.imgur.com/C3t9fWbm.jpg...
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