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Refinishing carpeted stair case

I am in the process of ripping up a carpeted staircase in order to stain and refinish wooden steps. To my dismay, I found that the carpenter had left a significant gap between the steps (risers and...
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Retrofitting entire house can lights with LED’s

I am about to “upgrade” my entire house’s can lights with LED retrofits.I would like something good quality. My recent experience with LED’s is that they are not nearly as reliable as claimed on the...
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OK Thank you! Good advice

OK Thank you! Good advice
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Thank you! Do you suggest “mirror glue” (or...

Thank you!
Do you suggest “mirror glue” (or something else, to glue frame / box to mirror?
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I was planning on doing away with the vanity...

I was planning on doing away with the vanity fixtures above the mirror Then using the switched boxes, and cover them with mirror...
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I am planning on a frameless mirror

I am planning on a frameless mirror
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Thanks, these are good ideas. How would you mount...

Thanks, these are good ideas. How would you mount the mirror (24” x 36”) an inch or two away from the wall?
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LED backlit frameless mirror

Anyone on this forum that has made their own backlit mirror, using LED strips, hardwired to 110V?

Curious as to correct selection for:
1. what Lumens
2. LED strips used
3. Mounting ideas
...
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@ Sam Floor: Do you recommend gluing it down?

@ Sam Floor: Do you recommend gluing it down?
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“Rubber” flooring for gym

I am redoing flooring in my basement. Moisture not an issue. It will be several rooms (will use Vinyl or Laminate) flowing into a 15 x 25’ gym. I was thinking of going into gym with same flooring...
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Regarding the choice of laminate vs. vinyl in a ...

Regarding the choice of laminate vs. vinyl in a basement, are there ANY advantages to using laminate rather than vinyl? (Having said that, I am very confident about the lack of moisture in my...
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Handling baseboard when replacing carpet with laminate flooring

Replacing my carpet with laminate on concrete basement floor. The gap under the baseboard is 1/8 - 1/4” where carpet was tucked.

My question: installing laminate (likely more than 1/4” thick), do...
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Thanks Marq1. I was just concerned about really...

Thanks Marq1. I was just concerned about really getting into the corners to scuff them up.
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Best way to prep stained trim work for painting

I a have a LOT of trim that is stained and sealed with poly. We want to paint it white now. What is the easiest way to prep this before painting?

I have been told light sanding OR abrasive pad OR...
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Matching door casings or not

We are planning on painting all our stained wood trim a solid white. We are also thinking of keeping the stained solid wood doors as is, or stain them darker. My question is, should we paint the door...
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Apparently it was the heater relay on the control...

Apparently it was the heater relay on the control board. I purchased a refurbished control board from Midwest Appliance Parts for about $120. (These are not manufactured anymore). Got it within two...
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Plumbing definitely is open. Bosch: ...

Plumbing definitely is open.

Bosch:
Model: SHY56A05UC/14
serial: FD804300491

Thanks.
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Bosch dishwasher not pumping out dirty water

Our Bosch dishwasher does not pump out dirty water at end of cycle. I know Bosch dishwashers always have some residual water in the bottom, but now my entire tub bottom remains full, and seems to...
10-06-19, 01:06 PM
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What sealant / heat resistant caulk do you recommend

PJMAX,

Well, I found a supplier for the fan. Thank you for steering me in that direction.Next question: What caulking do you recommend using to reassemble the the fan assembly and where there may...
09-30-19, 12:28 PM
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Thanks! Not sure if I can measure it...

Thanks!

Not sure if I can measure it (diameter / # of blades etc. It is so mangled an torn up. Not sure where to begin search. The other issue is, it looks like it may be hard to get off motor...
09-30-19, 12:10 PM
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Pentair Minimax pool heater obsolete parts

Pentair Minimax
HTR-400-NT-STD-NH-standard
Model: 400 DV
Serial: 06040391 (tel:06040391):

The fan blades / turbine of the blower assembly disintegrated. The part number is 472374 but I cannot...
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Thanks! Using lumber seems to be consensus best...

Thanks! Using lumber seems to be consensus best option.
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Thanks for reply. Jacks won’t work, because the...

Thanks for reply. Jacks won’t work, because the hydraulic lift needs the entire side between wheels free (both jack points). Also, I do not have a low profile jack. (Car does not come with...
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Raising a low vehicle by 2”

I am looking for some suggestions as to how best to raise my vehicle by about 2 inches off the ground. I bought the Quick Jack hydraulic system for my car, but my vehicle is a little too low to place...
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Advise on sky lights needed

I would like to install some skylights for a dark entry foyer. We have a very steeply pitched roof, and would need the “reflective tube” to bring the light through attic to the ceiling. My main...
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