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Yes i have a copy of the report. Here is the...

Yes i have a copy of the report. Here is the excerpt:
The fireplace flue door is missing a c-clamp device. This device is installed to prevent the flue from fully closing while the pilot light...
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Posted By Amopower

Actually the buyer has requested it be converted...

Actually the buyer has requested it be converted back, I guess they prefer the natural wood burning.
I dont know if the existing gas setup was installed to code, it was there when we bought the...
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Posted By Amopower

Converting back to wood burning

Hi all,
I need to convert our fireplace back to a wood burning one. It was originally, then the previous owner went to gas logs. Now we are selling it and need to go back to wood burning.
I have a...
07-24-15, 09:44 PM
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Posted By Amopower

Thanks Jaz. Yes I just meant "joists" , I...

Thanks Jaz.
Yes I just meant "joists" , I didnt need to add the subfloor word as well.
So when you have a sister joist that does not rest on a post, I suppose it's still relying on the older post...
07-24-15, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Amopower

new subfloor joist and subfloor support

Hi all,
I was reviewed by a home inspector and told that a new subfloor joist and subfloor support needs to be installed, due to previous moisture damage.
There is no floor sagging.
Two questions:...
08-30-14, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Amopower

Sounds like a good idea. So there's no need to...

Sounds like a good idea. So there's no need to secure the drywall in the trailer? It can just have the last 4' hanging out with no issue? It's pretty level here in VA, but i wasn't sure about it...
08-30-14, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Amopower

Yes you can delete it, I searched for a way...

Yes you can delete it, I searched for a way myself but dont think a post can be deleted by a regular user. Not sure why it double posted, I thought i was editing.
08-30-14, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Amopower

Yes gunguy has it right, I basically have 11'...

Yes gunguy has it right, I basically have 11' worth of wall to drywall. The other 3' of it is Kerdiboard, but that's irrelevant for the topic here. (so basically a 14' wall, 11' will be drywall, 3'...
08-30-14, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Amopower

hanging end piece of drywall - horizonal or vertical?

I have a wall that needs drywalled in the bathroom, and it can be done with two 8x4 sheets horizontal, butted up against one vertical (because the overall length of this wall is around 11').
I know...
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Posted By Amopower

The final floor will be 6x18 porcelain tile, on...

The final floor will be 6x18 porcelain tile, on top of thinset, on top of a Ditra Heat mat, on top of more thinset, then the 1/2" plywood that I will screw to the planks as you suggest. No liquid...
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Posted By Amopower

I am in the same situation. I am going to be...

I am in the same situation. I am going to be installing 1/2" plywood over the existing planks.
My question is, should I also place roofing felt between the two in order to eliminate squeaks? I read...
02-09-14, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Amopower

Yeah I was thinking something along the same...

Yeah I was thinking something along the same lines, that if the older was a little higher, I would bevel the edge with a sander and start maybe 8" above the seam and transition down so that the...
02-09-14, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Amopower

Yeah the main reason I ask is because i am...

Yeah the main reason I ask is because i am thinking about the "what ifs"...such as was drywall made to the same depth then (1960s) as it is now, and second, I don't know how many layers of paint is...
02-09-14, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Amopower

OK thanks guys. I did not start this yet, but...

OK thanks guys. I did not start this yet, but wanted to get my questions out of the way now instead of getting stuck during the project and waiting for advice.
02-09-14, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Amopower

Here is a pic of a non-wet area, where the lower...

Here is a pic of a non-wet area, where the lower half is tiled:
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02-09-14, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Amopower

Yeah i know about not using drywall in the wet...

Yeah i know about not using drywall in the wet area, will be getting Durock for that.I'm talking about the non-wet areas where the previous owner/builder still decided to tile anyway. I'll get a pic...
02-09-14, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Amopower

Thanks Norm. So do you think an 8" body shop...

Thanks Norm. So do you think an 8" body shop style rotary sander would work OK, or something larger? I have one of those, and some 36 grit.
02-09-14, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Amopower

old drywall to new drywall transition

The lower half of my 1960s bathroom is all tile, while the upper half is drywall.
Doing a remodel soon, and intend to remove all the tile, and will retile around the tub area. For the areas where it...
02-09-14, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Amopower

I know to use a floor scraper, but i mean when...

I know to use a floor scraper, but i mean when you are done, arent there some portions that just wont budge when trying to scrape? So for that leftover stiff it sounded like Norm201 suggested...
02-08-14, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Amopower

Thanks. What do people typically use to sand the...

Thanks. What do people typically use to sand the thinset off of a floor?
02-08-14, 02:41 PM
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Views: 661
Posted By Amopower

re-tiling

Hi all,
I will be remodeling a bathroom and it has existing tile laid on the floor. I know I will have to break it up and scrape, but will the resulting mess be good/flat enough to re-lay the new...
04-02-11, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Amopower

Thanks all, that's what I thought. I found a...

Thanks all, that's what I thought. I found a closed junction box on this wall, but unfortunately when I checked to see what breaker it was on and what else was on the line, I found that it was on the...
04-02-11, 07:49 AM
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Views: 1,653
Posted By Amopower

No, it is just a straight shot of countertop.

No, it is just a straight shot of countertop.
04-02-11, 06:57 AM
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Views: 1,653
Posted By Amopower

how many outlets above a 7 foot countertop - 1 or 2

I am adding on a countertop to a 7' wall. I am confused as to whether I can legally have one outlet only, or if I need two. If I stick the outlet in the dead center of the wall, then that means there...
03-27-11, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Amopower

I will be replacing the 240V electric baseboard...

I will be replacing the 240V electric baseboard heater with 240V toe kick heater(s). The kitchen was expanded significantly a few years ago and I guess due to expense, the owner at that time decided...
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