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01-22-14, 12:52 PM
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Zurn Pex with SharkBite Fittings...OK, Right?

Hello all,

Just looking for some quick affirmation. I am tackling a DIY project right now doing some fresh plumbing. I try to buy from local supply houses when possible, to support local...
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Thanks for the help guys. I'm spending the next...

Thanks for the help guys. I'm spending the next few days sanding and priming everything, then will repaint...will post results.

Sure is fun re-doing all of this work. :wall:

Lesson learned...
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Crap...I specifically avoided oil based products...

Crap...I specifically avoided oil based products for fear of yellowing? Ugh. Do you think another coat would help? No way am I stripping them and starting over.
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Posted By csanberg

Brand new, just installed. Just the cheap...

Brand new, just installed. Just the cheap preassembled oak cabinets from HD.
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Posted By csanberg

White Paint Yellowed Almost Immediately?

Painted raw, never finished cabinets in my kitchen. SW Multi-Purpose Latex Primer. Two coats of SW Pro Classics Acrylic Latex. Frames yellowed immediately (under 30 days) more so than the doors. ...
09-14-12, 07:29 PM
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Posted By csanberg

That is typically what I do for GFCI...

That is typically what I do for GFCI protection....my question is should I then install AFCI breakers for those GFCI-protected circuits? Is that sensible/possible?
09-14-12, 07:10 PM
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Posted By csanberg

AFCI and GFCI

I understand the technical difference between the two (well "understand" might be a little strong...)

But here is my question. Are ALL breakers in new construction now required to be AFCI? Or...
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Posted By csanberg

Wiped it down with thinner....not too bad. Got a...

Wiped it down with thinner....not too bad. Got a couple spots too light now, but all things considered, I think it will work. The floor still has variation, but at least it doesn't look blotchy. ...
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Posted By csanberg

O and are we talking actual thinner or mineral...

O and are we talking actual thinner or mineral spirits?
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Posted By csanberg

Thank you guys very much...if I use a pad, is...

Thank you guys very much...if I use a pad, is there still a need to go back through and wipe the excess?
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Posted By csanberg

Ugh Lap Marks in My Stain...What to Do? (Time Sensitive)

Done a few floors before, they usually look pretty good. This weekend, sent the wife to her parents' so I could do 2 small bedrooms, hallway and a 24x16 ft living room...red oak. Drum sander 36 and...
06-30-12, 01:57 PM
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Posted By csanberg

Red face No to both. I guess maybe the flow isn't as...

No to both. I guess maybe the flow isn't as strong as I had thought if these are good rough ways to measure it. Lets say maybe due to renovations my coil is plugged....what is the best way to go...
06-29-12, 06:02 AM
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Posted By csanberg

2 ton, 13 seer unit. Installed in 2009. House is...

2 ton, 13 seer unit. Installed in 2009. House is an 1150 sq. ft. ranch. There are 3 bedrooms in a row on one end. Each end bedroom has 2 supply vregisters and 1 return. The bedroom in the middle...
06-28-12, 02:56 PM
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Posted By csanberg

A/C Blowing Cold Air, Not Cooling House

Wow, 241 users in this forum...must be summer. :o

Anyway, did a search, found some helpful info., didn't work.

So here it is. It feels like I am running my a/c (Amana Distinctions) with the...
06-28-12, 02:37 PM
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Posted By csanberg

Just on the off chance that anyone comes across...

Just on the off chance that anyone comes across this thread with a similar issue, I was indeed able to extend the frame with angle iron. I did it on the foot board end, outside of the legs, so...
06-11-12, 03:21 PM
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Posted By csanberg

Thanks Larry. I just don't understand why the...

Thanks Larry. I just don't understand why the headboard, footboard, and frame will all adjust from full width to queen width (tool-free, to boot) but the length will not. Oh well, gotta love those...
06-11-12, 02:37 PM
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Posted By csanberg

Can This Bedframe be Adjusted? Pics inside.

Got a free bed via craigslist. It is supposed to be adjustable from full to queen. The cross supports are easily adjustable, going from 54" to 60" wide, leading me to believe that the frame is...
06-08-12, 01:39 PM
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Posted By csanberg

Will do....and yes, I have several brad nailers,...

Will do....and yes, I have several brad nailers, thank goodness.
06-08-12, 11:41 AM
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Posted By csanberg

Thanks, Vic. That's what I figured, just wanted...

Thanks, Vic. That's what I figured, just wanted to make sure before I started looking for trim to extend the jambs.
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Posted By csanberg

Almost done with this project. Combined a lot of...

Almost done with this project. Combined a lot of suggestions and got pretty darn good results for my first try. Will post pics soon. Thanks all.
06-08-12, 10:18 AM
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Posted By csanberg

Rough opening depth is greater than depth of prehung door frames?

1956 ranch. Just starting to hang prehung doors. Depth of rough opening is about 5 1/4" (walls are composed of 3/8" drywall. 3/8" backer board, and plaster, adding approx. 1 3/4" to stud depth). ...
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Posted By csanberg

Thanks Wirepuller. Will get one and post results.

Thanks Wirepuller. Will get one and post results.
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Views: 1,636
Posted By csanberg

Is there a better way to apply the contact...

Is there a better way to apply the contact cement? Should I roll the edges? This laminate bit, is it just called a "laminate bit?" Are there varying degrees of bevel? The bit I used did have a...
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Posted By csanberg

That's what I was thinking guys. Still not sure...

That's what I was thinking guys. Still not sure though how I had so many lumps all the way around. I used a j-roller. I'm going to do my kitchen countertops on Monday, hopefully with less problems....
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Posted By csanberg

Yes, typing too fast. OSB.

Yes, typing too fast. OSB.
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