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freestanding or not

I am going to build a small 8x8 porch in front of a brick house. The bricks at the front door are angled and stick out so to connect the porch (deck) to the house I will have to break those bricks -...
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1 more ? on post to beam

I have 6x6 posts and want to use2 2x10's for beam. What is the best way to connect the beam to the posts? notch out post for beam and lag bolt them or is there a connector to rest beam on top of...
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beam to hold up deck

I was planing to use a single 2x10 as a beam on top of 4x4 under the joists to hold up deck. I was just told that I need to put 2 2x10's together. Is this true or can I do it with 1?
The deck will...
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deck posts

Is it okay to put the posts on top of the cement even if i build the deck 2 foot over (cantilever style)? Or will it give better support if I bury the posts in the ground? I already asked about the...
06-17-06, 06:03 AM
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garden arbor

I am going to build a garden arbor as one I seen in the home depot site. It is flat on top instead of round and I want to take the 2x4's that lay across the top of the arbor all the way acros my...
06-08-06, 06:43 PM
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Posted By beroofed

wiring garage

I am using 12 guage wire. I need to know is there a certain depth I need o bury this wire from house to garage and can I put it straight in the trench or do I need to put it thru pvc or something...
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So the posts don't need to be put in the cement?...

So the posts don't need to be put in the cement? Just anchor them to the top??
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Posted By beroofed

posts

What is the best way to put posts in ground for a deck?? To simply cement and at what depth? or what about an anchor Can you tell me should I put the post in the cement or on top of it? just...
05-20-06, 07:34 PM
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Posted By beroofed

electrifying garage

I am running electric to the garage. I have 1 open breaker spot in the main box. Do I flick off the main breaker before I connect a new breaker switch? And is it better to put another box in the...
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angle for a deck floor

Do I run the joist the same when I run the deck boards at an angle, or do I need to put extra joists? I am planning a 16' by 14' deck and am thinking of angling the deck floor for a better look. Is...
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deck railing

can someone tell me what is the best way to connect the posts to the deck floor so to put a rail? I don't quite understand thee newel post how does the top and bottom rail connect to these these...
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deck questions

I am going to build a 16' long 14' wide deck/. I am wondering how far apart to place the posts? I will use 2"x10"s for the floor joists. Is there a formula to figure out how far apart to set the...
10-16-05, 06:12 AM
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staining wood with different angles

I have coffe and end tables that have a 1/2 inch strip of wood that criss crosses leaving 4" by 4" squares diangally across the top of the tables. The table tops need to be refinished. Can I just...
09-02-05, 07:55 PM
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Posted By beroofed

dresser drawers

I was given a beauiful dresser, but the drawers do not open and shut easily. It is all wood, wood on wood and i tried a little wax but it needs more. What can I do to make the drawers slide as they...
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shower door

I have a 48" unit that has a shower curtain since I lived here. I just recently went to buy a shower door to do away with the curtain. however, I just measured the shower and it is 46" at the bottom...
02-04-05, 07:07 AM
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Posted By beroofed

excellent guys. thanks alot, very helpful site...

excellent guys. thanks alot, very helpful site this is.
02-03-05, 08:01 AM
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tile on tile

i have ceramic tile on cement, it is just an office in the garage, so I want to retile on top. should I put down some kind of underlayment or just tile right on top of the old. please help with my...
01-19-05, 12:02 PM
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Posted By beroofed

tub drain

I have a drain coming straight up thru the basement floor, which was to a shower. I want to move the drain over to meet the hole for the drain that is in the tub. Can I connect a elbow to move over...
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painting cabinets

am going to paint the kitchen cabinets. want to know should I use oil base primer and oil base paint and semi-gloss or flat paint or what. Can some one help with the right type of paint and primer I...
01-11-05, 08:02 AM
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metal doors

all the closets in my house have metal bifold doors. Not one of them slide right to open or close. They stick and you can't open them all the way or they just fall right out if you do open them. Is...
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is this ok to do

I am installing a new light in the living room ceiling, where none has been before. As to make no holes to patch, I can get the wires from the fixture into a closet and put a new switch into the...
01-06-05, 07:41 AM
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Posted By beroofed

Kohler has the "Falling" style faucet or the...

Kohler has the "Falling" style faucet or the "Triton" style and both are front mounted faucets. It all depends on the style you need, as in a 1, 2, or 3 hole faucet set up. but if you go on the...
01-05-05, 07:04 AM
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Posted By beroofed

also

would it be practical to wall paper the verticle area of the tray ceiling, or a border around it. And what if the border doesn't cover the whole area, what do I do with the couple inches left that...
01-05-05, 06:49 AM
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Posted By beroofed

much help guys, thanks. After I see all agree it...

much help guys, thanks. After I see all agree it is not practical I will go back to a regular tub cause I don't want to give up my shower.
thanks all
01-04-05, 08:11 AM
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Posted By beroofed

tray ceilings

after painting the walls a light grey and the ceiling white I thought the wall on the tray to the ceiling would look nicer if they were either white, too, like the ceiling or would it look better...
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