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03-28-15, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Philip_G

trying to attach a water filter to pex

So I'm basically running an ice maker line, 1/4" pex.

My house is plumbed with pex, but they ran 3/8 to the kitchen sink instead of 1/2, that's really sort of my problem as all the tees I can...
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Views: 828
Posted By Philip_G

I've kind of avoided the local stores because I...

I've kind of avoided the local stores because I assume they probably just sub it out to the lowest bidder and tag on x.xx /sq ft for themselves and I don't really know what kind of quality I'd be...
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Posted By Philip_G

for a day or two you might just rent a table saw...

for a day or two you might just rent a table saw and a compound miter from your local home improvement store too unless you think you'll use it down the road.
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Posted By Philip_G

how do I find a laminate installer in my area?

We were planning to do the floor ourselves but have changed our minds. I have the materials (ordered online..) so, how do I find a trustworthy installer?
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Views: 914
Posted By Philip_G

they don't like badmouthing around here so when I...

they don't like badmouthing around here so when I researched it I had a hard time. The three brands I saw come up most from the pros were wilsonart, quick-step, and shaw.
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Views: 4,408
Posted By Philip_G

Alright, found some quick-step for about $2 a sq...

Alright, found some quick-step for about $2 a sq ft shipped and ordered some of that, hopefully it'll go better this time around.
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Posted By Philip_G

man, all aboard the failboat. this didn't go...

man, all aboard the failboat.

this didn't go well, the product didn't meet our expectations, didn't fit well and chipped easily so we ripped it back up.
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Views: 4,408
Posted By Philip_G

Nah glue is fine, it'll come up and I'll go...

Nah glue is fine, it'll come up and I'll go sparingly.

Now the woman is having second thoughts on the product, time for a new thread :wall:
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Posted By Philip_G

thanks! Nail or glue the transition U...

thanks!

Nail or glue the transition U channel down on concrete?
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Views: 4,408
Posted By Philip_G

it'll be about the same as the carpet is now,...

it'll be about the same as the carpet is now, slightly less. I have door jams that will be carpet up against laminate and laminate up against vinyl until I tile the bathrooms.

How do I undercut...
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Views: 4,408
Posted By Philip_G

here's a photo of what I'm talking about. ...

here's a photo of what I'm talking about.

http://www.whereyou.at/philip/transition.jpg

if I'm replacing the carpet with laminate, and will tile over the vinyl later, how do I cut that jam? it...
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Posted By Philip_G

I have an undercut saw, but how do I undercut it...

I have an undercut saw, but how do I undercut it for the transition? Just back cut it like halfway?
does that make sense?
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Views: 4,408
Posted By Philip_G

getting ready to install laminate, how to undercut doorway transitions?

Hello.

I'm getting ready to do about 1000 sq ft of laminate next weekend and cannot figure out how to undercut the door jams where the laminate will butt up against carpet.
The only solution I...
03-07-06, 11:41 AM
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Views: 26,995
Posted By Philip_G

oops, another small snag, the door jam is about...

oops, another small snag, the door jam is about 5" wider than the door frame.
03-06-06, 01:30 PM
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Views: 26,995
Posted By Philip_G

I agree with you. I went by and measured the...

I agree with you. I went by and measured the opening, a 32" door should fit as I think it was a 34-1/4" opening (finished of course) The arch is very low, it would only be 6-8" above the top of the...
03-06-06, 01:26 PM
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Views: 26,995
Posted By Philip_G

Oh, this I know. one of my hobbies is saltwater...

Oh, this I know. one of my hobbies is saltwater fish and I go through a fair bit of acrylic in various projects, but it's easy to work with and I'm admittedly a lot more ambitious than skilled :)
03-06-06, 10:04 AM
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Views: 26,995
Posted By Philip_G

I hate to drywall it in and lose the feature, I...

I hate to drywall it in and lose the feature, I like the plexiglass idea, cheap, quick, and I can probably knock it out in a day.

Now to go read the threads on how to actually hang a door :D
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03-05-06, 05:33 PM
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Views: 26,995
Posted By Philip_G

installing a door in an arched doorway...

very similar to the door where no door haas gone before question, but a little different.

I also have a rental, and the master bath has an arched doorway, but no door in it. A few prospective...
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