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11-30-08, 03:25 PM
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Posted By StephenS

g the 2*4 you mention is most likely a nailer...

g
the 2*4 you mention is most likely a nailer or top plate of the old partition wall and more than likely, removal will not cause a problem. If indeed you want to leave it, Marks correct the tape...
11-25-08, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By StephenS

Peter, fwiw. Purchase a very good quality track...

Peter,
fwiw. Purchase a very good quality track and hardware system such as Johnson's. The big box store track in a bifold box will not hold up long to heavy use. You also might consider hanging 1/2...
06-19-07, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,673
Posted By StephenS

The treadmill's motor controller is more than...

The treadmill's motor controller is more than likely the culprit. The controller takes the input from the control panel and adjusts the speed.. A failing controller will cause the problems you...
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Views: 1,507
Posted By StephenS

measure from the door way back to mark the first...

measure from the door way back to mark the first row so the first row is square to the door way...cut the strip to fit (scribed.....not squared) to the wall. Before installing any boards, double...
02-12-05, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By StephenS

At first thought, an armored door with cross...

At first thought, an armored door with cross bolts installed is appealing though after some more thought, I think the door installed in a wood frame house is much like owning a car which has...
02-07-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,318
Posted By StephenS

i second the suggestion of a remote inline.....

i second the suggestion of a remote inline.. fantech is very quiet when installed correctly..It is very important to use insulated flexible duct work for the run from the ceiling exhaust port to the...
02-03-05, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,433
Posted By StephenS

Dave, The latch company is called mag... I...

Dave,
The latch company is called mag... I noticed it is sold in the doityourself.com store...
02-01-05, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,433
Posted By StephenS

Dave, It exists.... I noticed a few days ago...

Dave, It exists....
I noticed a few days ago the local lumber yard I do business with Sells an extended latch plate for jams with extension jams...I'll write down the name of the company on the...
01-26-05, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,771
Posted By StephenS

PaulV, it seems it might be easiest to use 5/8...

PaulV,
it seems it might be easiest to use 5/8 sheetrock up to the first floor deck. First remove the ducts. install the sheetrock. cut round openings/ pass through the flex ducts or cut the...
01-23-05, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 28,675
Posted By StephenS

Sassy, It will most likely be easier to fasten...

Sassy,
It will most likely be easier to fasten a 1*4 or 5 board onto the ceiing to fasten the drape hardware on...sometimes fastening to concrete doesn't happen as smoothly as needed as drill bits...
01-14-05, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,599
Posted By StephenS

install blocks around the rough frame to size the...

install blocks around the rough frame to size the opening for a 1* jam frame for the bifold unit...Use long screws or nails to secure the blocks of wood...If casing is wide enough to cover blocks and...
01-12-05, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By StephenS

seezar, before filling holes and moving the...

seezar,
before filling holes and moving the plate wich will require chissel work and patching, take a look at Hd or lowes for a strike plate which has a larger opening...I was browsing a few nights...
01-12-05, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,045
Posted By StephenS

cameron, if the pieces are chipped or are...

cameron,
if the pieces are chipped or are slightly splintered, use gorrila glue which is sold at most hardware stores...follow the directions..The glue expands and fills the cracks up nicely which...
01-11-05, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,045
Posted By StephenS

cameron, Is the door frame painted? Is the...

cameron,
Is the door frame painted?
Is the door and frame in the interior of the house?
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Views: 1,059
Posted By StephenS

Also crack some windows and run some fans to...

Also crack some windows and run some fans to move the air around the house...especially into rooms which are small and have little air flow such as a bathroom without windows.
01-10-05, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,016
Posted By StephenS

jack, sometimes drilling test holes with a very...

jack,
sometimes drilling test holes with a very thin drill bit is the best method for finding strips..
11-27-04, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By StephenS

Dtro. for the jams which sit inside of the...

Dtro.

for the jams which sit inside of the opening...Cut back the sheetrock so the outside edge of the casing will cover approximatley 3/8" of the sheetrock...The casing will bridge and cover,...
11-27-04, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By StephenS

Tinggg, A picture will be helpful....if you...

Tinggg,
A picture will be helpful....if you can, post to a pic service site and post a link to it ...One initial thought I have is a stain on the sheetrock or mud is bleeding through..stains...
11-22-04, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By StephenS

3r. A Standard size 6'6" door will fit and work...

3r.
A Standard size 6'6" door will fit and work fine without cutting...From what I've read, it seems the door is standard in the northeast where I'm from and not in most other parts of the...
11-16-04, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,267
Posted By StephenS

549...by chance were thier a few long screws...

549...by chance were thier a few long screws holding the old hinges which you swapped out....or if present, tightened by hand or a lowly powered cordless only as far as the hinge......Longer screws...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By StephenS

1/2" is much better than 3/4" One solution...

1/2" is much better than 3/4"

One solution to turn the floor is ripping the boards the amount of the door way width on two rows from 0 to 1/4" from jam to jam...(not 0 to 1/4 over the length...
10-30-04, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By StephenS

insulate too

insulate too
10-26-04, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,110
Posted By StephenS

http://www.ooks.com/cart/viewitem.cfm?ItemID=50027...

http://www.ooks.com/cart/viewitem.cfm?ItemID=50027&UserID=-25027976

the-dude
the hanger is installed using 3 short steel pins driven in at a downward angle...The wieght of 100lbs is distributed...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By StephenS

lgb, have you yet measured from the entry way...

lgb,
have you yet measured from the entry way to the kitchen to the entry way of the hall to determine whether the floor will be off and how much if it is off?...

What is the width of the entry...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By StephenS

Tim, Are the staircases enclosed or open? ...

Tim,
Are the staircases enclosed or open?

3/4 works too.
5/4 is more stable

a mill shop is a good place to purchase the wood and they do have a jointer...

most lumber yards sell treads...
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