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Thank you very much.*Big Grin*

Thank you very much.*Big Grin*
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Question Constructing a Small Hip Roof

Anyone able to share advice on constructing a roof for a small (5' x 5') entryway?

Am planning to build an entryway attached to the house.
Would like to have a hip roof over the entryway with a...
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Thanks very much. (And, thanks to the others who...

Thanks very much. (And, thanks to the others who replied as well).

Your reply seems to be where I'm at with this project. I managed to free up a good portion of the backsplash (with minimal...
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I appreciate your suggestion, but whatever it was...

I appreciate your suggestion, but whatever it was you wanted me to look at didn't appear. (The link doesn't open).

As for moving the vanity a few inches away from the wall, unfortunately that...
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Question removing bathroom vanity top

is there a good way to remove a marble vanity top that is glued to the wall without damaging the wall? I've loosened the top from the vanity cabinet, but there's a 3/4" x 4" x 36" marble backsplash...
10-09-16, 05:19 PM
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Posted By johnny43

Thanks to everyone who answered. Yours was the...

Thanks to everyone who answered.
Yours was the best reply and makes the most sense.
There is a three-way switch in the box's present location (since there is a switch at a second entrance to the...
10-03-16, 06:47 AM
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Question Light switch and pocket door

I have a small bathroom. A light switch is in the wall next to the door. The wall is a standard 3 1/2" - 4 1/2" thick. The door is on hinges. Because of space limitations, I would like to...
08-22-16, 07:38 AM
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yes, I know exactly what is underneath. (The...

yes, I know exactly what is underneath. (The deck has been there for years, and I had painted the fascia board a few years ago, before deciding to have the screening installed. The contractor that...
08-09-16, 02:20 PM
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Posted By johnny43

Very much appreciate your insight and quick...

Very much appreciate your insight and quick reply. It will be a bit of a task to ease the aluminum off without damaging the overlapping trim of the screen framing. But, I sense that your advice is...
08-09-16, 06:35 AM
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Question bulging aluminum on fascia board

Problem: We had our raised deck screened in. The installer (now long gone) covered the end beam (12" x 20' fascia board) with a sheet of aluminum siding... too tightly. Since that end of the deck...
04-01-15, 01:36 PM
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Posted By johnny43

Lightbulb spray foam insulation for ceiling of garage beneath house

have garage located beneath kitchen.
ceiling is presently insulated with fiberglass.
kitchen (particularly kitchen floor) tends to get cold.
would like to replace present insulation with spray...
01-21-15, 01:22 PM
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Posted By johnny43

Thank you, all.

These were all excellent responses. Thanks very much.

In response to one worry: yes, I am trying to avoid using a fifth support...for aesthetic reasons. The four I have will be hardly...
01-19-15, 06:43 AM
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(Insert) Copper (Tubing) Into steel curtain rods?

I'm posting here because I don't know where else to post this question. I'm looking for a non-scientific response, and hope that someone out there can give me some common sense advice about this...
06-02-14, 04:37 PM
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Posted By johnny43

install suspended ceiling

Thank you both for your replies.
I thinkwe've resolved the issues with a bit of professional input and have decided how to proceed.

With regard to your note (If the ceiling is flush with the...
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cleaning unfinished wood floors

Hey, this is a great thread, and a great forum.
I'm glad I've found someone else with the same concern I do.
We're working on an old house (I mean, like pre-Civil War, saved from the wrecking...
05-24-14, 05:55 PM
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install suspended ceiling between old beams

am about to tackle a project that i probably should not.
volunteering for a nonprofit that owns an old 2-story house.

first floor has old (150 years) beams (5"x 8") that are exposed.
some are...
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Posted By johnny43

Many thanks for that. One of the first...

Many thanks for that.

One of the first things I did when starting this project was to contact the local authorities to inquire about inspections and permits. Bottom line? There are none in my...
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Question Direct Vent fireplace venting

First, I should say that I am aware that some of you may not be permitted to answer this type of question. I appreciate that and your consideration. But, let me ask the question of any who can...
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Hey, thank you very much for that reply. It is...

Hey, thank you very much for that reply. It is very helpful in improving my feeble understanding of what the issues will be.
You may be right about the possibility that the builder may have sprayed...
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sealed concrete garage floor

Thanks for your reply.
It's been a couple of years now, but I seem to recall that the cleaner I used was just a household cleaner. Spic&Span, a brush/broom to scrub and a then power washer to rinse...
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Question sealed concrete garage floor

Have an old, sealed, concrete gareg floor. In good shape, water beads up, drains, and dries okay. But, it has years of oil stains. (Don't know if the previous owner sealed the floor before or...
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Question electric hedge trimmer motor repair/maintenance

I have an old (real old) B&D electric hedge trimmer. It has worked fine until today, when it began to squeal while I was using it.
(I notice an older post on this forum about B&D trimmers; but,...
06-07-13, 11:18 AM
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Question install new window on existing home

Don't know if this is a proper question for this forum, but would appreciate your advice.
(They say there are those who know and those who don't know. In the second category are those who don't...
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Posted By johnny43

Well, thank you. I can assume only that you are...

Well, thank you. I can assume only that you are correct, because I don't have any expertise at all in this field.

My reference to the intensity of the hum and the sequence of the chain switch was...
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Posted By johnny43

Hey, you people are good! I didn't realize that...

Hey, you people are good! I didn't realize that this website would offer so much help. Thank you.
In response to your questions, The fan is as old as the house, was here when we moved in, and...
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