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01-20-18, 06:59 PM
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Thanks for the quick response. So, I should be...

Thanks for the quick response. So, I should be able to run romex through the built in if I partition off a component with plywood to separate it from the storage area? If not if there shielding that...
01-20-18, 06:03 PM
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Views: 356
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Correct way to wire built in dining bench

Hello,

I'm building a dining nook and there is an outlet in the wall that is behind the dining nook. I know it can't be covered so I will make a hinged seat for access to the box and cover it up...
07-08-14, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Parity_Check

Unfortunately my studs are 23" OC in this room,...

Unfortunately my studs are 23" OC in this room, the drywall must come down.
07-07-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Parity_Check

I guess I could do that, Would have to rip down...

I guess I could do that, Would have to rip down another foot of drywall then replace it so that I can gain access to the wall. These projects always turn into something much bigger than originally...
07-07-14, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Parity_Check

Drywall to backer transition

I just demolished my existing bathroom. I'm replacing the green board inside the shower surround with cement backer. There is no stud where the backer will end, and the drywall begins. I can add a...
02-20-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,732
Posted By Parity_Check

Whats the best way to secure the rigid with the...

Whats the best way to secure the rigid with the 1/2" gap?

Also, is canned spray foam or caulking better to seal the edges?
02-18-14, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Parity_Check

Thanks for the input. Since this is an...

Thanks for the input.

Since this is an interior townhome unit I only have to worry about insulating 25 feet of wall in one room.

There are 3 types of rigid, EPS, XPS, and ISO. Which one do you...
02-18-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,732
Posted By Parity_Check

I've figured out that my sheathing is thermo-ply....

I've figured out that my sheathing is thermo-ply. It's the only thing between my siding and framing
02-17-14, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Parity_Check

The first picture shows the coolant lines for the...

The first picture shows the coolant lines for the A/C unit. The yellow wire is CAT5. The second picture is where the power feed comes into the house just below the breaker box.

The pieces of...
02-17-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,732
Posted By Parity_Check

Cardboard exterior sheathing isn't cutting it

The first level of my townhome is freezing. I opened up one of the walls where theres some utility lines coming in to better insulate the openings to the outside and noticed that the wall is poorly...
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Views: 861
Posted By Parity_Check

I wanted to lay it the way you suggested but I'm...

I wanted to lay it the way you suggested but I'm not sure if I can because of my floor joists system and their spacing. I drew them in orange on my first picture. (not to scale).
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Views: 861
Posted By Parity_Check

Thank you for the quick detailed response. So, a...

Thank you for the quick detailed response. So, a 90 Degree right angle has to be drawn from the laser so that the rooms have a starting point? I assume you mean to measure from the green line to...
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Views: 861
Posted By Parity_Check

Where to start floor on townhome

Hello,

I will be installing 3/4" solid oak hardwood flooring upstairs on my three level town home. I wish to have a continuous floor between all three bedrooms and the hallway coming off the...
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I went ahead and bought some 1" pine treads with...

I went ahead and bought some 1" pine treads with the bullnose. The landing will be 1/4" higher than the steps. I think this just makes it regarding being code compliant. As you can see in the...
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Views: 24,229
Posted By Parity_Check

Thanks for the reply. I'm going to see if it can...

Thanks for the reply. I'm going to see if it can be pulled tonight. Maybe I can replace it with something like this?

Stairtek 1 in. x 11.5 in. x 36 in. Unfinished Builder Grade Red Oak...
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Pine stair treads with plywood landing

I am looking to finish my stairs on a budget. I pulled the carpet and found pine for the treads but plywood for the risers and landing. My initial thought was to stain the treads and paint the...
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