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Hmmm. The bracket I tried to put up did have...

Hmmm. The bracket I tried to put up did have slots but the ends of the slots were wider than the box holes. I'll have to try again. Thanks for input
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Question Fan installation in 3.5 inch fan rated box

Hi folks,

I purchased a cookie cutter walmart quality home from the local shanty manufacturer. The local building code states that the bedrooms shall have a fan rated box included. And thats all...
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Question Stained concrete Driveway

I have some mystery stains on my driveway from previous owners and after some research and talking to some concrete guys I think it is silcone based tire shine. It has sealed the surface of the...
10-16-13, 10:55 AM
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Question had to cut hole in ceiling

Hello,

I had to cut a hole in my laundry room ceiling. The hole is through the sheetrock into the space between the ceiling and second floor subfloor. I was contemplating covering it with a nice...
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Question cleaning/sealing concrete driveway and replace expansion joints

After I acid wash and power wash my driveway and seal it I plan to replace the deteriorating expansion joints. The material that is currently installed is a strip of fibrous looking material that...
09-20-13, 11:33 AM
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Thumbs up I do have the original piece it was not...

I do have the original piece it was not destroyed, I believe it is swirl texture, Ill have to grap a pic of it later. Thanks for the input.
09-20-13, 07:43 AM
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Question Had to cut hole in textured ceiling

I hired a plumber to repair a broken line in between the first floor laundry and the second floor bathroom. He had to cut a hole in the ceiling as I expected. How can this be patched and invisible?...
09-02-13, 04:12 PM
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Thumbs up Thanks

I thought I was applying appropriate force and would have expected a chunk of the flange to break before the entire pipe although the pipe itself was giving me leverage on the T. I appreciate your...
09-01-13, 03:43 PM
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Question Ive done it this time

Well I has trying to put a spacer under my second floor toilet flange to tile my floor. Felt like plenty of movement to do so. Went to raise the flange and it broke off under the floor near the...
07-29-13, 05:04 PM
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Thumbs up thanks for the input guys

thanks for the input guys
07-28-13, 09:18 PM
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Question Vertical drywall panels in basement

I was wondering if there was any problems with installing the 4' (16" center studs) drywall panels in my basment vertically. I have 9 foot to the bottom of the joists and plan to have a drop ceiling...
07-22-13, 10:36 PM
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Posted By jrchand

Smile thanks

yeah I made 2 to ask other people also, I didnt even think about it. I had seen the d'versibits and thats what I was thinking about using. Thanks for your response.
07-22-13, 09:20 PM
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Question Running cables through existing walls

Hello,

Im gettin ready to run speaker cables through my walls for some rear surrounds. Is it ok to drill up through the fire stop piece between the studs to pass the cable through? I really dont...
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Yes sounds great. Really appreciate your help.

Yes sounds great. Really appreciate your help.
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Question Toilet flange elevation

Im going to be tiling my bathroom and I believe my toilet flange will have to come up a bit. The Installation is PVC and there is plenty of movement to allow the 1/2" or so to elevate the flange. ...
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I should have specified that i was inquiring...

I should have specified that i was inquiring about wood flooring in addition to posting this in the Solid Hardwood, Engineered and Laminate Flooring section. Thanks.
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Question Toughest finish?

I know anything will scratch, but are there any brands with particulaly tough finishes on prefinished wood products? Thanks.
08-20-12, 09:07 AM
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Question Carpet transition to tile and baseboards

I have some areas where the tile will transition from carpet to tile and if I put the baseboards above the tile it will mess up the elevation of the baseboards above the carpet causing a height...
07-20-12, 08:56 AM
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Wink yeah they are large, but the area is large and...

yeah they are large, but the area is large and open. The Mapei ultrflex 1 is polymerized like Isola mentioned. I was a bit concerned about mixing products of manufacturers, like using mapei...
07-19-12, 02:33 PM
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Question Large tile installation

I found some 18x18 porcelain from my-nards that I like for the kitchen and laundry. All the subfloor is done with mapei ultraflex 1 mortar bed and hardie board and the joints are all taped and...
07-16-12, 06:31 PM
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Question What do folks think of brands?

Im probably gonna end up buying ceramic floor tiles from one or more of the big 3 home improvment stores. Any reputable bands I should look for? Ive heard that I should go to an actual tile and...
07-12-12, 11:01 AM
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Posted By jrchand

Wink a great conversation, I havent logged in a while....

a great conversation, I havent logged in a while. Its all down and the fllor meets the deflection specs. Ive been gone so I havent tiled it yet but it feels rock solid with the thinset under the...
06-15-12, 07:09 PM
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Posted By jrchand

Angry Anyone recently license a vehicle in CA?

I found a car I want in San Diego and I live in omaha. There is a lovely new law in CA as of Jan 1st 2012 stating that new car purchases must be registered in CA and state taxes paid IN CALIFORNIA. ...
06-12-12, 02:15 PM
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Question The whens and wheres of vehicle tax?

Ive been looking into purchasing a car. The one I want is in Arizona and I live in nebraska, I told the rep to leave the tax out of the quote since Ill be paying NE taxes when I get it back home. ...
06-12-12, 02:06 PM
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Posted By jrchand

Wink I appreciate your guys' opinions. If its a...

I appreciate your guys' opinions. If its a disaster it wont be out of place with the rest of my existence :D . I have the mortar and hardie down, and it seems very sound. At least I really hope...
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