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kitchen sink hole for d/w air gap

Have a 4 hole enamelled cast iron sink. Holes currently filled by 3 hole faucet plus separate sprayer. Need to install an air gap for dishwasher.

Limitations:

Cannot simply "loop" d/w...
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(just another diy'er here) I feel your pain, I...

(just another diy'er here) I feel your pain, I have a small roof deck that I can't get any local roofers to even come out and look at because it's such a small job. I've been studying a lot lately...
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That's good news re: caps. :) I'm now starting...

That's good news re: caps. :) I'm now starting to feel much better about this nightmare project. And the more I read about EPDM, the more it sounds feasible as a diy project, true? But who to...
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Shinstr - the parapet walls height varies due to...

Shinstr - the parapet walls height varies due to the slope, it's maybe 9" at the lowest point in the drain corner, but maybe only 4" at the opposite diagonal corner at the house. It's a bit hard to...
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Hi E.Dodge, thanks for the info. Are you talking...

Hi E.Dodge, thanks for the info. Are you talking about something like this?: http://64.207.52.204/prod/jmr/cleanbond/index.php

Or if not, what are some of the brands/products or other keywords I...
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Sorry, one last question, if I may... ...

Sorry, one last question, if I may...

Railing: What if it isn't possible (as suggested) to attach railing to an unroofed surface? They pretty much have to be mounted on the top of the short...
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Great tip - that's a whole new unexplored heading...

Great tip - that's a whole new unexplored heading of my yellow pages! :)
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Thank you both for your replies. Shinstr - that...

Thank you both for your replies. Shinstr - that approach gives me hope. As per RBReno's suggestion, if I went looking for someone to install something like an EPDM membrane should I look for a...
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flat roof - to walk on?

I have a problematic flat roof above one room of my house. It has leaked in the past, but survived last winter due to a thin coat of lap cement on the cracks last summer. The room below it "bumps...
07-12-05, 07:18 AM
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Block plane - that's the trick. I chiselled the...

Block plane - that's the trick. I chiselled the bottoms, and also the top corners where the grains cross and the plane tended to rip the cross grain. It's a fair amount of work, but less work and...
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Thanks, just wanted to check. I'll check mfr's...

Thanks, just wanted to check. I'll check mfr's specs further.

(p.s., ok, I may have exaggerated a bit on fridge weight :D )
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laminate in kitchen - weight concerns

Am considering laminate flooring in the kitchen. Not overly concerned about water/moisture issue, but I do wonder about heavy objects (like our 10 ton fridge) on a floor with a foam backer. Even...
07-11-05, 11:54 AM
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match door casing to new wall & old jamb

Looking for ideas to match new casing against existing door jamb and new wall surface.

History: Remodelling kitchen in 1925 house. Removed old 1x6 square (top is butt to sides) casing, demo'd...
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Hi Dick, thanks for the reply. I don't think...

Hi Dick, thanks for the reply. I don't think I'd try grinding the entire surface down to the lowest level - that'd be an insane amount of work! (total size about 15' x 17')

Rather I'm wondering...
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garage foundation crowned, options?

I have a detached garage, on same lot as 1925 house, though the garage may be a few years younger. The floor/foundation has crowned - the edges have settled and are perhaps 2" lower than the center....
07-06-05, 04:09 PM
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First, check your tile line and see what trim...

First, check your tile line and see what trim pieces are available, that may dictate your solution. It may be as simple as getting a piece of radius trim (think "hollow quarter-round"), or you could...
07-06-05, 09:11 AM
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I'd pull off the existing backsplash. Then I'd...

I'd pull off the existing backsplash. Then I'd hang 1/2" backer for 2 reasons: 1) it'll be a better surface for mounting tiles than bare drywall or whatever you have, 2) it'll help fill up the gap...
07-01-05, 01:01 PM
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I don't know anything about Ikea's kitchen...

I don't know anything about Ikea's kitchen cabinets, but if they are anything like most Ikea furniture (assemble-it-yourself particle board) then I wouldn't install them in anything I myself had to...
07-01-05, 09:50 AM
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For your sink: real reporcelaining or powder...

For your sink: real reporcelaining or powder coating would both require removal (to etch/sandblast, patch, prep, apply bond, apply prime, apply coat, etc, bake). "reglazing" which typically means...
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loose bricks in firebox floor, diy?

During some spring cleaning of an old (1925) wood-burning fireplace, I took a vacuum to the bottom of the fireplace, and found that most of the bricks on the bottom have no mortar between them. ...
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Thanks both for your replies. Oddly enough I...

Thanks both for your replies. Oddly enough I found a solution in the most unexpected place. I have one of those cheesy trim painting gadgets, with the fuzzy flat surface and rolly wheels along one...
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getting a "straight" line between textured wall/ceiling?

I have a room with heavy spattered texture on both walls and ceiling, and I'm having a heck of a time trying to cut a line between them in the corner that reads as "straight".

Taping is nearly...
05-26-05, 09:05 AM
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If in doubt, get a permit, have it inspected and...

If in doubt, get a permit, have it inspected and approved, then any potential buyer will have nothing to complain about.
05-25-05, 09:36 AM
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Oops, that's a goof :wall: hot water of course. ...

Oops, that's a goof :wall: hot water of course. Thanks for the reply.
05-24-05, 02:29 PM
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valve to supply new dishwasher

When tapping off an existing cold water supply of sink for a new dishwasher installation, is it appropriate to just use a single valve with two outlets to supply both the sink and d/w? Thx
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