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Thanks. Oh yeah, I'm using a nail-on enclosure. ...

Thanks. Oh yeah, I'm using a nail-on enclosure. I ripped the old one out last night. Before I took the tub out, I got the rough-in dimensions. 60"x30" with 14" offset from stud to drain center.
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Question Bath tub replacement. How do I find correct width & length for new tub?

Hi,

I am replacing a fiberglass tub with 3 panel surround with a new vikrell (acylic) tub and surround. How do measure the tub width so I buy the right size tub? I don't want to move the drain. ...
08-30-12, 12:38 AM
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Furd, I will be going to a plumbing supply store...

Furd, I will be going to a plumbing supply store tomorrow.

I have no idea what kind if fittings would be available to connect the valve box to the 1/4" copper line, but I can't help but think it...
08-29-12, 09:08 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Furd, what do you recommend for when I terminate...

Furd, what do you recommend for when I terminate the end of the copper run? The refrigerator came with a 5'ft straight plastic tube already connected to the fridge. I know that normally, the copper...
08-29-12, 07:25 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Jatco, I wouldn't put compression fitting at a...

Jatco, I wouldn't put compression fitting at a bend. I guess you were adding to the information Chandler provided?

The Menards guy said I could use the compression coupler to connect the two 20'...
08-29-12, 07:01 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Jatco, in what regard do you agree with Chandler?...

Jatco, in what regard do you agree with Chandler? I used some pliers and a rag and put some slight pressure on the sides of the bend to open up the kink a little. That made it a bit better. I...
08-29-12, 05:00 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

I need some help guys. I went to Menards and...

I need some help guys.

I went to Menards and the longest copper tubing they had in the 1/4" OD size was 20'. I got 2 rolls of that and a compression coupler to combine the two lines. The guy at...
08-22-12, 12:45 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Alright, copper it is. I'll post photos as I...

Alright, copper it is. I'll post photos as I progress. I'm sure this could be helpful for someone else.
08-21-12, 06:25 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Furd, I looked at Home Depot and Lowes. The...

Furd, I looked at Home Depot and Lowes. The longest they had was a 20 feet in copper. I asked employees in both stores for longer sections. If you feel strongly about the copper being better, I...
08-21-12, 05:29 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Hi Chandler, I own a router. I assume it is...

Hi Chandler,

I own a router. I assume it is safe to route out a channel across the header and studs? I had trouble finding copper in the length I needed and I honestly don't like how flimsy and...
08-19-12, 09:22 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Here are some pictures. I finally got to open it...

Here are some pictures. I finally got to open it up today. My wife and I are painting our bathrooms too. Please ignore the ugly cabinets. I hope to replace those soon.

These pictures are...
08-16-12, 08:41 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Jatco, Above the kitchen doorway is the master...

Jatco, Above the kitchen doorway is the master bedroom. I will take a stud finder to the ceiling to find out which way the floor joists are running. Thanks for the idea! I can't wait to get this...
08-16-12, 04:47 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Thanks Chandler. I'll take pics when I open up...

Thanks Chandler. I'll take pics when I open up the wall and post them.
08-15-12, 08:30 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Hi Chandler, I am going to cut into the...

Hi Chandler,

I am going to cut into the drywall tomorrow to take a look. To be honest, I'm not sure how to tell the difference between a load bearing door header vs non-load bearing. I took a...
08-13-12, 11:31 AM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Hi Vey, That sounds like a very reasonable...

Hi Vey,

That sounds like a very reasonable way to do it. When you talk about the quarter round, are you speaking about the quarter-round type of trim? The type of trim that is like a circle cut...
08-13-12, 11:16 AM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Hi Chandler, Sorry for the late response. ...

Hi Chandler,

Sorry for the late response. My wife surprised me with an overnight getaway.

No, there isn't a bathroom on the wall opposite the refrigerator wall. There is a hallway, then a...
08-12-12, 02:56 AM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Question Running ice maker supply line over doorway?

My kitchen is on a slab and I am trying to run an ice maker water supply line to a new refrigerator. I can run the pvc or copper tubing through cabinets except there is a doorway to cross to get to...
09-13-11, 01:05 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Question Repurposing outdated mirrors. Cutting mirror to a smaller size and framing.

Hi guys,

I have a project I'd like to do soon. I have some outdated mirrors in my townhome. I have a big ugly one over the fire place, and a wall of mirrors. I want to take down all of the...
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Thank you Mark and Mitch! Mitch, I had to read...

Thank you Mark and Mitch! Mitch, I had to read your response a couple times until I understood what you were saying. Initially, I thought you were saying getting the splatter on the walls was a...
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Question Newbie question on priming surfaces for painting.

Hi guys,

I'm finishing my garage and I've gotten fantastic help here before. I've moved on from the electrical questions and drywall questions. I'm getting ready to paint. I've read all kinds...
06-28-11, 08:14 AM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Thank you! I didn't even think of the vibrations...

Thank you! I didn't even think of the vibrations from the garage door. I'll use painter's caulk like you suggested.

Yes, I'm trying to get as close to an interior finish as possible, within...
06-27-11, 09:29 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Question Finishing joint between drywall and wood? Caulk, tape, mud, other?

What is the correct way to handle a joint between wood and drywall? The garage opening has some wood installed for the garage door opener. The wood is a little bit thicker than the drywall I...
06-02-11, 09:43 AM
05-31-11, 03:59 PM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

1st time drywalling - What would you do in my situation? Studs not standard.

Hi all,

I am finishing the walls in my garage with insulation and drywall. I finished the insulation and started the drywall this weekend and have a minor situation to deal with. The stud...
04-30-11, 12:20 AM
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Posted By cubbiesfan

Hrmmm.. When the electrician was here, he did...

Hrmmm.. When the electrician was here, he did say that 2 circuits could share the same neutral. There is at most, 2 circuits sharing the neutral. I don't know if he added a second neutral or if he...
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