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05-22-09, 07:07 PM
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I won't be wishy washy about it. No! It's not...

I won't be wishy washy about it. No! It's not acceptable. You answered your own question here: Due to a contractor mistake.
05-19-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,525
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Wouldn't happen to be for a Timely door frame...

Wouldn't happen to be for a Timely door frame would it?

Anyway, most major hinge manufactures will supply them, but as special orders. If you're lucky someone will have a few in stock. Other...
05-12-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,756
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My guess is horse hair reinforcerd plaster.

My guess is horse hair reinforcerd plaster.
04-26-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,687
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Everything is plumb and level. Can't be, or the...

Everything is plumb and level. Can't be, or the door & frame were built out of square.
Check your level! Every swing door (EVERY DOOR, arched, round, figure eight or otherwise) is built with the...
04-18-09, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,616
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Listen to your instinct. Pipe location service.

Listen to your instinct. Pipe location service.
04-18-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190,151
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What WP stated is true, but there are guidelines....

What WP stated is true, but there are guidelines.

ADA home:
Bedroom, Bathroom, & Passage doors, and ADA accessible clothes closets: 36” [915mm] (32” [813mm] opening width required for...
04-08-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
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I have heard of Taylor, but Pro Via is new to me....

I have heard of Taylor, but Pro Via is new to me. A semi-formal product evaluation is just what you're looking for. You can do this yourself. Obtain the product data sheet, and warranties, form...
04-07-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,227
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Why contemplate revamping the door when it's...

Why contemplate revamping the door when it's unnecessary. Security wise, adding a iron security door will do more than changing the door and/or frame. Don't be fooled, overall the average home is...
03-29-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 48,750
Posted By 2000

Brick home = modular brick sizes - that's the...

Brick home = modular brick sizes - that's the main reason for 80".

Cutting a frp door is possile but it's an ugly process. All frp doors are NOT the same. Some are solid cast frp, some are a...
03-25-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,584
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Out of curiosity, what would you call a 35-7/8"...

Out of curiosity, what would you call a 35-7/8" wide door? 2-11-7/8? Or is that still a 3-0 as far as trade lingo is concerned?

3068 feet inch / feet inch (before prefit clearances). After...
03-22-09, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
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I'm ecstatic! A bumble bee flew into my garage,...

I'm ecstatic! A bumble bee flew into my garage, (said “I'm back”) then left.
03-22-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,137
Posted By 2000

If Bill62's suggestion will work use it. I...

If Bill62's suggestion will work use it.

I did not say use a ˝ steel plate. In fact, you didn't indicate the thickness of the beam or anything else.

One way to make the connection is with...
03-22-09, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,360
Posted By 2000

The answer to your question depends on the tack...

The answer to your question depends on the tack set used. The track set used depends on both the weight of the doors and the width of the opening. A suggestion: select the doors first, then read...
03-22-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,137
Posted By 2000

Consider a cripple less, free span with a space,...

Consider a cripple less, free span with a space, install. Possibly with a steel reinforcing plate sandwiched within the header to counter deflection.

Before choosing a solid or cripple route you...
03-16-09, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By 2000

Your clew to a bearing wall is what's below it. ...

Your clew to a bearing wall is what's below it. To support a loads above, loads must be transmitted to the earth. A bearing wall supports a load or loads directly. It will have a footing,...
03-11-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 43,034
Posted By 2000

Use pressure treated wood. Some may say don't...

Use pressure treated wood. Some may say don't do it but they are idealistic; not realistic. “Stack” two or more 2x 8 or 2 x 12 on edge. Your beds will be benefit from the added depth.
03-10-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By 2000

Just a couple of additional comments to what JB...

Just a couple of additional comments to what JB said. Take pictures of the door with you (closed, partially open [showing jamb and weatherstripping], and a very clear picture of the bottom gap and...
03-08-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,114
Posted By 2000

I'm not familiar with that particular lock, but...

I'm not familiar with that particular lock, but these are general installation instructions:
http://www.baldwinhardware.com/support/install_guides/PK2016EFS.pdf

Most dummy sets mount on backing...
03-08-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
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It's doable. Degloss with a liquid deglosser. ...

It's doable. Degloss with a liquid deglosser. Prime with a thinned light coat of oil base primer. Fill the groves with exterior spackle. Sand lightly. Fill again (it shrinks). Sand smooth. ...
03-07-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,942
Posted By 2000

Search for "tiny homes". A number of resourses...

Search for "tiny homes". A number of resourses exist. ISO Container home floor plans are another resourse for ideas also.
03-03-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By 2000

Sometimes marks are purposely omitted due to...

Sometimes marks are purposely omitted due to project specs. Some owners and architects think that marks detract from the aesthetics even though they are not visible normally. Yet, when it comes to...
03-03-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By 2000

Yes, the window. It's worth a couple of hundred...

Yes, the window. It's worth a couple of hundred to you.
Windows within door are called lights - not windows.
03-02-09, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By 2000

Marks, if they exist, are usually on the top of...

Marks, if they exist, are usually on the top of the door (it's the least likely place to be adulterated). If luck is with you, you'll be able to reorder the door and transom from the marks. (Marks...
03-02-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2000

Hire a structural engineer PERIOD.

Hire a structural engineer PERIOD.
03-02-09, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By 2000

Not much troubleshooting required. The door is...

Not much troubleshooting required. The door is warped. The other door (open) is slightly warped also. The cure, although expensive, is replacement of the door and transom panel. Transom panel...
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