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Installing Sink Flange

How do I get the sink flange to stop turning as I tighten the pipe from below. I'm using putty and the flange has little vertical ridges on the side (presumably to cling to the sink outlet wall)...
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That's too slight a slope to cause any problem. ...

That's too slight a slope to cause any problem. The wax ring will make up for any uneveness.
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Thanks! I never heard of an 'old' work box...

Thanks! I never heard of an 'old' work box before. Now it's clear.
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Thanks Chandler for the quick response. I'm not...

Thanks Chandler for the quick response. I'm not sure what you mean by the round old work box though. All I have is a rectangle hole in the wall and a rectangle plastic box in the wall, not attached...
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Loose Wall Outlet for Light

I removed the old vanity light fixture from the bathroom wall and found that the rectangle outlet box behind it is not atached to anything. It just kind of hangs there behind a rectangle hole in the...
11-28-08, 08:01 PM
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A/C Adapters

I have a device that uses one of those big bulky plugs to convert from 120v to 9v. I want to send the device to Europe and include an adapter to go from 220v/240v to 9v. I don't want to send an...
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Installing t-molding

I installed a piece of wooden t-molding between my engineered wood hallway and tiled bathroom yesterday, using liquid nails. I had about 80lbs of weight sitting on it for the last 16 hours. When I...
02-15-08, 11:35 AM
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Rolling back carpet to repair squeaky floors

It sounds reasonable to do this although I know it will be very awkward at certain areas. I maye even have to get someone in to re-stretch the carpet afterwards.

BUT, almost everything I read...
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Nice idea. Could I butt a different looking...

Nice idea. Could I butt a different looking engineered wood floor up againts the existing wood? Or do they have to be interlocked?
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That would really irritate me if she won't admit...

That would really irritate me if she won't admit she made a mistake. I'd get over the floor damage but it would take me a long time to get over the denials of my mother.
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'Filling In' a floor area with Engineered Wood

I have engineered wood everywhere except for one 10' x 10' tile area at the entryway. I'd like to remove it and fill it in with the same engineered wood that's everywhere else. The existing wood...
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How would I pack it out? BTW, what brands...

How would I pack it out?

BTW, what brands are considered good?

Thanks.
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Exterior Lock Type

Ideally I want for my back door a KwikSet lever handle that comes with a dead bolt and matches the rest of the house. Unfortunately the lever isn't suitable because it hits off the door blinds. My...
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Wood Tile Transition

We had engineered wood installed a year ago and the t-moldings between it and the tile floors has taken a beating. It was never installed very evenly in the first place. Any opinions on removing it...
07-05-07, 09:09 PM
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Tile meeting wood

I have tile meeting wood floors in several places using a t-molding. I don't thinkg a very good job was done of the t-molding. Too many gaps and not snug with the floor on either side. It may be a...
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I think it was glued. But I'm guessing there was...

I think it was glued. But I'm guessing there was a tongue that fit into the groove on last piece of wood flooring.
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Removing transition

I have a vinyl bathroom floor that I want to replace with tile. There's currently a transition from the hall wood floor down to the vinyl floor. It's a glued down engineered floor. How do I go...
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Thanks for the great response. We don't use a...

Thanks for the great response. We don't use a septic tank and the bathroom is downstairs on a slab foundation. I'll try the bath/toilet test and see what happens.
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Mold

Not sure if this is the right forum but it's kind of a plumbing question. We get a pretty strong smell of mold in the bathroom of the house we moved into a few months ago. It seems to come most...
12-19-06, 04:51 PM
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Light switch not working

A couple of weeks ago the main living room light stopped working. It's an all-in-one fan and light system and there's four bulbs. The fan still works. I've changed a couple of the bulbs to no...
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Wy are there no screws included in the kit to...

Wy are there no screws included in the kit to attach the extender to the exisitng flange?
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Extender flange

How do you install an extender flange? The one I bought at Lowes is simply a plastic circle with the holes in it. Does it not need to stick down to the existing flange or be attached to it with...
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