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How to build up angle with concrete block

Planning outdoor firplace. I'd like the box to meet chimney at angle, like 45 degrees. I'll be using a combination of block and Firerock kit.

I can't find any videos and explanation of how to...
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White Lacquer on trim/doors

Hi,

We built a home a few years ago and painters used SW Sherwood Cab Acrlyic Lacquer (tinted with a color we chose) on all our trim and doors. The finish is like glass and looks flawless. It's...
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Thanks for the quick response. It's a Pella...

Thanks for the quick response. It's a Pella Proline wood door. Actually the scenario is this. Previous door was under warranty bc we built house a little over year ago. The previous slider was a...
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Painting Exterior Sliding Door

Hi,

We've had a Pella slider installed. When I was at work and painter prepping door to paint, he mentioned to my wife that there would be a section (wood) that would not be painted. It would...
12-16-10, 10:20 AM
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We have Pella Proline windows and slider similar...

We have Pella Proline windows and slider similar to the Proline. I guess I've never seen wood trim around those type of doors/windows since they have the clad trim. The sliding door is in a bay, so...
12-15-10, 09:58 PM
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patio sliding door replacement method

Too make a long story short, we are having our patio sliding door replaced. We built our house a year ago, and it is being replaced with a different brand, no expense to us.

The door will be...
11-18-10, 12:18 AM
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new thermostat - feels colder in house

We recently upgraded from a Braeburn 3000 non-programmable thermostat to a Braeburn 2000 programmable model. The 3000 was only a year old, as this is the age of house. Compared to the B3000 temp...
06-20-10, 10:02 PM
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inside partial mount

Hi,

I saw an earlier post about this topic but want to clariy, as we will be ordering blinds soon and installing ourself.

We have Pella Proline windows. We don't want to cover up nice trim...
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The contractor is actually the builder. He had...

The contractor is actually the builder. He had some kid not associated with the painter caulk it. That is a whole other issue in itself...

We actually inquired to the builder this morning, and he...
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exterior - caulk on window clad

We are building a house, and our builder had a non-painter, or somone with experience, caulk the exterior for painting.

Is it typical to use white caulk next to tan window clad? That probably...
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cord bundles

To clarify, I would not be installing line cords for devices in the walls. I would be installing PVC within the walls to later run cords through from cable box shelf to tv shelf, from tv shelf to...
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cord bundles

Is it ok to bundle cable box, stereo power cords with TV cable, HDMI, RCA cables, etc. This would be in PVC pipe (behind wall) between shelves in entertainment center. It would be 1-2 power cords at...
08-12-09, 08:43 PM
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tiling - door casing/frame

I've seen tile layed two ways in relation to door casing/frame. The first is butt tile close to these with a scribe/small gap in between tile and door material - grout or caulk the crack. The second...
03-10-09, 11:11 PM
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toilet flange - 3 inch pipe

I am finishing a basement bathroom and need to install a toilet flange on 3 inch pvc pipe. I cannot use one that fits over the pipe, as it sits apprx 1 inch off the floor due to hitting an elbow.
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best paint for child craft table

What is the best paint type to use for a kids craft table? I want the surface to clean easy (paint, play dough, ect) and be able to withstand a beating. Thanks.
08-28-08, 08:03 PM
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where drywall meets concreteboard

When tiling a shower and tile will meet drywall, what is the standard for preparing the joint between the two materials? The shower walls and ceiling will be tiled.
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chosing a router

I didn't find an recent posts for this topic. I only want to spend around $120, give or take. I would like a fixed base model. It will recieve infrequent use, mostly for small projects. I've had my...
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diaphragm switch sump pump - staying on

Hi,

I have a Rigid 1/3 HP Diaphragm Switch sump pump. It's 4 yrs old and runs frequently during winter thaw and rainy seasons. When I was recently out-of-town, my wife noticed that the pump was...
06-14-07, 09:59 PM
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Smile toilet - kids getting items stuck in it

This question hurts...Wanting to know if their are any tricks to dislodge object stuck in toilet, specifically a plastic, toy food set pancake? I'm sure you could guess who put it there = ). My...
04-24-07, 06:37 PM
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Thank you very much for your advice. I just have...

Thank you very much for your advice. I just have one more question to bother you with. My wife visited a woodworking store and took a sample of our "red" baseboard. They gave her some advice a...
04-24-07, 10:37 AM
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Thanks. I guess I have many directions to go from...

Thanks. I guess I have many directions to go from here. I have various left over colors/stains from other projects. I tried dark walnut on a test piece, and it seemed too chocolate, but the stain was...
04-24-07, 09:24 AM
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Dark stain - red/brown balance

We just stained maple baseboard for our newly remodeled kitchen and it has too much of a red tint. We used the Minwax antique walnut & poly in 1 stain. Initial coats did not have as much red tint,...
04-22-07, 10:17 PM
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8 ga - sorry.

8 ga - sorry.
04-21-07, 10:41 PM
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4 wires. Red, black, white, and ground.

4 wires. Red, black, white, and ground.
04-20-07, 11:08 PM
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Posted By thehusker

40 amp stove circuit

Is it acceptable to place a 50amp receptacle on a 40 amp stove circuit? I went to several stores and no one seems to carry 40 amp receptacles.
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