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When I got my permit, the guy said it would be...

When I got my permit, the guy said it would be fine to bolt it to the slab.
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I am building a cover over an existing patio....

I am building a cover over an existing patio. Kinda like a pergola only with a metal roof on it.
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Mounting post brackets

I am mounting 6 6x6 posts on an existing concrete slab. My problem is that the slab has a slight slope to it. Can anyone tell me how to get the post plumb? Do I trim the posts bottom to fit the...
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Sorry if I seem dense, but are you saying to do...

Sorry if I seem dense, but are you saying to do it this way. Sort of a "Birdseye" cut only with a rounded corner instead of a square one? If so, do I pre-drill and put a screw near the pointed end of...
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What I am planning to do is remove shingles, lay...

What I am planning to do is remove shingles, lay a 2x6 flat on the plywood sheeting on the roof and screw down into all the rafters I cross. I will then cut a notch in the tapered ends of the patio...
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on advice given here, I have changed my plans. I...

on advice given here, I have changed my plans. I will now mount ledger board on decking, notch and trim rafters to fit the slope of the existing roof and screw them down to the ledger. Does the...
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patio cover

I am looking to build a cover over an existing concrete patio. the slab is 10 ft deep and 12 ft long. I am going to tie rafters to a ledger attached to the facia and rest them on a beam between 2 6x6...
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Thanks. Actually looked at Home Depot today and...

Thanks. Actually looked at Home Depot today and saw a siding adapter. Will look at Lowes tomorrow.
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Thanks. Are these boxes available at the box...

Thanks. Are these boxes available at the box stores or do I need to go to a supply store?
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Posted By Larryf47

Outside garage lights

I would like to put decorative light fixtures on each side of my garage door opening on a brick home. At present there is a flood light on one side and it is higher on wall than I like.
Can I drop...
11-23-14, 04:01 PM
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I crawled in the attic today, and that may be the...

I crawled in the attic today, and that may be the way to go. Roof pitches to three walls ,so I may have to cut some sheet rock to dril up through the headers, but that would keep it all in the walls....
11-22-14, 06:25 PM
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Shop in finished garage

I am wanting to add 3 extra circuits in my finished garage to run power wood working tools. My main panel is in said garage located in the wall. What is the best way to get power to a surface mounted...
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Can lights in kitchen

I am looking to replace a 4ft 2 bulb fluorescent light fixture in my small kitchen. It is 11x11' with a single incandescent fixture over the sink. How many 6 inch cans should I use and can I run...
08-02-14, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Larryf47

Thanks. That's what I thought.

Thanks. That's what I thought.
08-01-14, 05:48 PM
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There is no doubt the drain needs to be lowered....

There is no doubt the drain needs to be lowered. The question is how much can I lower it and it still do the job. Thanks for you help.
07-31-14, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Larryf47

sink vent

I am trying to lower a pony wall to cabinet height so i can extend cabinet top at one height . When I opened wall I found loop vent in pony wall ran 8 inches above sink rim.
My question is, can I...
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Raised bar

Handyone. Maybe a dumb question, but without corbels, how do you keep the 1x10 from cupping away from stone over time and losing support? Would 3/4 plywood be less likely to move, maybe even...
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Raised bar

Thanks for the reply Handyone. You are right about the electric. I looked up the sink top switch and It sounds like a safer way to turn a disposal on and off. Second outlet will only need to be...
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Does this sound right

We bought a 10 year old house in north Texas (clay soil)with some cracked tile in kitchen and front bath. Home inspector recommended a few piers in the front part of the house. We hired a structural...
07-23-14, 06:10 PM
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Patio door

I found a 3/4 light door with sidelights that will fit my opening. It has a metal threshold with grooves for silicone on the bottom. Will this be enough water proofing for installing on a concrete...
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Yea, that is what I thought, but we are upgrading...

Yea, that is what I thought, but we are upgrading the cabinet tops and the wife wants it lowered for more work space, and we have some chairs that went with a cabinet height table that we could use....
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35186 This is a picture of the bar i want to...

35186 This is a picture of the bar i want to lower . I would like to make the counter top one height and widen it to 40 inches. kind of like an island, but attached at one end to the wall.
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Raised bar

I have a raised bar on the back of a cabinet run separating kitchen from family room. Would it be possible to lower this to cabinet height and widen counter top to allow stools for breakfast bar ?...
07-18-14, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Larryf47

Patio door with doggie door

I am new to this forum and have a few questions about replacing sliding patio doors. The rough opening is 71 1/2 inch wide stud to stud and 81 1/4 high header to concrete floor. It is in a brick...
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Posted By Larryf47

Thanks. We are new to this part of the country,...

Thanks. We are new to this part of the country, so I will ask around.
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