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02-06-07, 12:02 PM
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Plywood Subfloor preparation?

I was told at one of the big box stores that a self leveling product from Henry coupled with a Latex additive would suit nicely if I wanted to do some slight leveling (about inch over a 3 foot...
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Dupont Elite laminate in bathrooms and kitchens

I was told by an HD sales rep recently that DuPont Elite laminate flooring, (snap lock and with the vapor barrier attached) was perfectly suited for installation in both kitchens and bathrooms. When...
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bump?

Perhaps it is not allowed to ask about brand names. If so, forgive my ignorance. If asking about a paticular brand is allowed, does anyone have any experience with this brand of prefinished wood?
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How does prefinished wood flooring refinish down the road?

I have decided to purchase prefinished wood because I want to minimize the impact to the family of installing hardwood in a house that we already occupy. Multiple years down the road should I decide...
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BSL Bois oak flooring?

Has anyone dealt with Rustic or Country grade flooring from this company? FloorMall's pricing for 3.25" 3/4" thick SKU#: BSL-PR-OAK-C - BSL Bois Prefinished Country Grade Oak is extremely reasonable...
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I was thinking that the aesthetics of Tavern or...

I was thinking that the aesthetics of Tavern or Rustic grade wood would fit in perfectly with this location. The attractive pricing is also a plus; $2.50 to $3.00 per square foot. Knots, worm holes...
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Ed Imeduc- The house is on a small island on the...

Ed Imeduc- The house is on a small island on the Texas Coast. This pretty much means year round high temperatures and the humidity outside rarely drops below 80 percent. There is not really any...
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What does running a dehumidifyer do to hardwood floors?

I think that I'll try my hand at a nail installation of some rustic or country grade 3.25 inch red oak in our beach house. It is always so humid however, even in the winter, I was thinking I should...
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So, is the down side to installing 2.25 inch...

So, is the down side to installing 2.25 inch hardwood simply the added cost of installation (more nails)? I had thought that the wider boards would also cost more but, at least in this grade of wood...
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A FAQ for the Hardwood flooring newbe?

I think that I am going to give it a shot to lay 3/4" rustic or country grade red oak on a beach house that is 18 feet up in the air. I have pulled out all carpet, padding and linoleum, pulled up...
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What are pros/cons of 2.25" vs wider flooring?

I think that we have decided on either a Rustic Grade prefinished or Country Grade prefinished Red Oak flooring from Floormall.com for our beach house. My wife and I think that these "rough...
08-16-06, 07:43 AM
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Those were the magic combination of words; ...

Those were the magic combination of words;
woven vinyl sisal
The first link is exactly what I had seen. Thanks, I spent two days running internet searchs trying to find these. Faux Seagrass does...
08-16-06, 07:36 AM
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Thanks for the sage advice. I have found that...

Thanks for the sage advice. I have found that the outside entry light fixture had a plate that started to pull away from the siding, exposing the junction box and the lights connections. I have...
08-14-06, 04:05 PM
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Who makes 18" faux seagrass rubber/PVC tiles

I just came back from a recently remodeled student dinning center and thought that I was walking on 18" seagrass squares that were in two tones of tan with the weave of the tiles at 90 degree angles...
08-14-06, 10:21 AM
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double GFCI installation, Is this OK?

I have a GFCI that is wired from the house through 1/2" conduit (plastic) to a boat lift in a covered boat slip. I replaced the old somewhat corroded GFCI with another with a similar rating and put...
08-14-06, 09:51 AM
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Outside light loses power after a rain

I have an outside porch light that loses power after a heavy rain, as does the entry light fixture inside the house which shares the circuit. No circuit breakers trip at the panel and there do not...
08-09-06, 08:11 AM
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The cord reel and ceiling receptacles are a great...

The cord reel and ceiling receptacles are a great idea that I had not considered. I am always amazed at the information that I can draw from on this site. Keep it comming guys.
08-09-06, 07:37 AM
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extending electrical power to garage?

I just had breakaway walls and a 200 sq ft storage enclosure built under a beach house that I own. All walls are breakaway designs and I am not supposed to attach any utilities to the walls. I want...
07-17-06, 07:37 AM
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Epoxy grout for a house built on 18 ft stilts?

We have decided to try putting tile on a house we recently purchased that is built 18ft up on pilings. The house moves a lot, I think, but other homes in the area sometimes have tile over large...
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How long to wait before sealing new treated wood decking

Our dock just got finished and the contractor told me that the lumber wholesaler where he picks up his decking sell so much wood that the decking hasn't had much time to sit in the yard and comes...
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How long to wait before sealing decking on a new dock

Sorry, I decided to post this as a new thread.
02-18-06, 03:16 AM
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Vinyl Siding and boarding up windows

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We just bought this fixer upper down on the Texas coast the end of last year. We have been working on the interior mostly since the exterior...
02-13-06, 08:43 PM
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Is this a load bearing wall?

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We just bought a beach house with 1.5 stories. The master bed room is upstairs and a little on the small side and we thought that by taking...
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Views: 1,291
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Found the black ink No. 1 stamps on the decking...

Found the black ink No. 1 stamps on the decking yesterday. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. Now that the dock is installed with this ".25 Nature Wood" decking how long before I should...
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What does a grade stamp look like? Is it just a...

What does a grade stamp look like? Is it just a number 1 or #2? Where is is usually placed on decking?
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