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You may be able to replace the knob and stems...

You may be able to replace the knob and stems only depending on the stye you have. You should try to remove them first and go to a hardware store to try and match the pieces.

If not you will need...
07-21-08, 06:42 PM
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I recommend pouring concrete to level the floor...

I recommend pouring concrete to level the floor than putting the tiles down with thinset, or do a mud job and put the tiles down all in one shot. To level the floor perfectly with wood is alot harder...
07-21-08, 04:11 PM
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Deoending on the depth of the nicks you should...

Deoending on the depth of the nicks you should gauge the grit of the sandpaper. Of course the finer the sandpaper the less wood it takes off so you should start with a fine grit sandpaper (180 or...
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If you're raising the height by and inch or two...

If you're raising the height by and inch or two you could use sand or item 4.
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First make sure you're using the correct screws....

First make sure you're using the correct screws. Do not use fine thread use only course thread. Make sure the screw has at least 1/4" head like a drywall screw. Also use at least 1 5/8" long, 2" is...
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Is the patio made out of stone, brick, wood,...

Is the patio made out of stone, brick, wood, cement?
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You could use a hack saw with a metal blade, an...

You could use a hack saw with a metal blade, an angle grinder with a carbide blade for metal or even a mitre saw or circular saw with a carbide blade for metal.
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It's really just personal preference. Normally...

It's really just personal preference. Normally the floor looks best when looking down the planks instead of looking against them (perpendicular to your view). So the hallways look best when doing it...
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Coat all the walls with plaster weld or a similar...

Coat all the walls with plaster weld or a similar product. It's a glue designed specifically for plaster walls that goes on like paint. You can then skim coat the walls with compound or plaster,...
07-08-08, 05:57 PM
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You could use the exterior caulk to plub the...

You could use the exterior caulk to plub the holes in the trim. Just use a small spackling knife to make the patches smooth.
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You should not have a leak from the faucet even...

You should not have a leak from the faucet even if the washer in the diverter is bad. Most likely your probloem is the brass seats that the washers press against to make a tight seal. You should...
07-06-08, 07:25 PM
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It would be fine the leave the edge touching the...

It would be fine the leave the edge touching the hardwood area loose but the installer may not want to return to install the carpet tacking strip and kick the carpet in later on. You may get charged...
07-06-08, 07:20 PM
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R-15 is the thickest insulation you should use...

R-15 is the thickest insulation you should use for 2 x 4 walls. R-19 is for 2 x 6's. Make sure the paper face is on the inside (facing the living area). The plastic vapor barrier should be installed...
07-02-08, 06:10 PM
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You need a 4" line for a toilet. A sink line is 1...

You need a 4" line for a toilet. A sink line is 1 1/2" outside the wall and is attached to, most likely, a 2" or 2 1/2" pipe behind the wall.

You need to get into the wall behind the sink to see...
07-02-08, 06:01 PM
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Hopefully they are not glued. If it is only paint...

Hopefully they are not glued. If it is only paint you should be able to lossen them up with a little bit of work.

First you should take a utility knife and cut the groove where the door meets the...
07-02-08, 05:48 PM
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If you cannot see why the floor is sagging from...

If you cannot see why the floor is sagging from underneath you must first rip the floor out as you said. You will then be able to see the problem. Either the joists have rotted or they have bowed to...
06-30-08, 07:41 PM
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First if all when installing a pedestal sink you...

First if all when installing a pedestal sink you need to run the drain pipe from behind the sink, from the side will not work. There isn't alot of room to work with. After looking at the pics I see...
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