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11-26-12, 01:20 PM
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repair for chipped Hardi planks Most of chips...

repair for chipped Hardi planks
Most of chips are gone so just empty place but are small. House is my son's and not able to make a picture at this time. Just wanted something like Bondo that could...
11-25-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,897
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repair for chipped Hardi planks

What would you advise to use for a suitable repair to chipped edges of butt joined planks that were incorrectly face nailed too close to the edges. This wall is in total sun in GA. I'm sure there is...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,976
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metal roof vent

This is a metal cap on a metal roof so shingles do not apply.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,976
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metal roof ridge vent

We have a 12/12 pitch metal roof with a ridge vent that lets in debris, insects, mice and even bats nesting in the ends. We would like to replace this vent with one that does not allow the above and...
Replies: 1
Views: 997
Posted By samiamaquilter

Installing a bath sink drain

The drain that I'm installing came with the Price Pfister faucet and has a lever type drain stopper. My old sink had the same and when I dismantled it, the lever that was in the drain was all...
04-28-08, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,627
Posted By samiamaquilter

door hinges "tight"

I installed a wooden door in my son's 60 year old home where I had to mortis for hinges in both door and jamb. My son had cut the width and height of the door to make it fit. I used a Vermont...
03-25-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,443
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Yes, Connie, I'm the mother and I am the type to...

Yes, Connie, I'm the mother and I am the type to never cover over the crud but remove it and start fresh-I think it is a female thing:=)... No one else might know the crud is there but I always will....
03-23-08, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,443
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Removing old insulation

My son bought a 1948 home that needs more insulation in the attic floor. The insulation that is there is the original blown in something (the inspector did not identify it as asbestos) and not much...
03-03-08, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,601
Posted By samiamaquilter

Screw hole in tile repair?

There is a heavy duty "grab bar" in my shower that I would like to remove. How do I repair the screw holes that will be left when I take it off. This is a 1948 home so getting a replacement tile is...
11-25-07, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,788
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Vinyl above staining Hardiboard below?

We have Hardiboard painted with Behr paint (primer and top coat-10 years old) that has vinyl above it. There are stains running down from where the board (covered with vinyl) that separates the two....
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Views: 955
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tile to laminate

I would say in the middle of the doorway that has no door. Will have to get a transition strip to fit and I would get that before I did the laminate so I would know what kind and where you need to...
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By samiamaquilter

cover for edge next to concrete wall

What would you advise as a covering for the edge of laminate flooring that comes up to a concrete wall and I can not put nails into it (rules by condo). what about construction glue on some type of...
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Views: 34,868
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gap in door jam-

I'm sure that I saw some type of "flexible" caulk at Home Depot just for laminate floors in that dept. It came in different colors to match a certain type laminate. I don't know if this would help or...
Replies: 2
Views: 9,466
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Underlayment-which way is up

I called the Armstrong Co. and asked them which way the underlayment went and why. He said that the plastic moisture barrier went up but he had to go ask some one else why. The "why" that they gave...
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Views: 842
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Same subject but different question on underlayment

I found this statement on a flooring site about underlayment, "Any underlayment and/or vapor barrier is also "loose"."

I found that statement on Floors.com. So you don't staple the underlayment to...
Replies: 2
Views: 9,466
Posted By samiamaquilter

underlayment for laminate-which way is up

I am putting click-it type laminate on my 2nd floor. I am using a 2 in 1 closed cell foam underlayment (because that is what they sold me...) If I put the vapor barrier down toward the floor, then...
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By samiamaquilter

puttin down laminate

Where would you start laying the floor in an area that has two sections divided by stairs going down in the middle of the two sections. I have read that you need to worry about the stairs-you...
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Views: 14,488
Posted By samiamaquilter

No soap on edges

Soap will absorb moisture. No soap on the edges! What happens if you put a think coat of poly on the edges instead of glue?
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Views: 2,775
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Question undercutting door jamb

I am interesting in putting laminate flooring down and I have questions and concerns.

What other more common (cheaper) tool can be use to undercut the door jambs. I have a dremmel type tool and a...
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