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Hardwood floor cleats - what am I doing wrong?

I rented a nailer from Ace... I'm using 2" "L" shaped cleats for 3/4" solid oak over a 3/4 T&G plywood subfloor. I had the pressure ranging from 70-95 psi (manufacturer recommends 70-90). I could...
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Hardwood question - expansion space needed?

Greetings,

Next week, I'll be installing 3/4" solid hardwood (nail down). The railing in the photo (see link) is where I'd like to start and my preference would be to put the boards right against...
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Is there a specific reason why you think it was...

Is there a specific reason why you think it was installed after the house was built? Or simply because there aren't any pipes going into it?

I can't imagine that they would have installed a sump...
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Sump Pit - does this look odd?

OK, I know the general answer is that having a dry sump pit is desirable. BUT, please look at the photos:

Sump Pit - a set on Flickr...
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Heatilator DV - won't light

Just a few weeks ago, my LP Heatilator DV fireplace was working fine. We had a propane leak at the dryer, so we shut the propane off at the tank and closed all the valves.

I re-lit the pilot on...
03-19-11, 05:17 AM
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Unfortunately, I don't know who constructed it,...

Unfortunately, I don't know who constructed it, when it was constructed, or how it was constructed. Based on other suspect items around the house, I'm assuming that it was not done entirely...
03-18-11, 10:42 AM
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I uploaded two photos of the outside structure to...

I uploaded two photos of the outside structure to the same photo set. Use the link above and you should see the additional photos. The room is under the porch and the main areas of water intrusion...
03-17-11, 04:55 PM
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Sorry, I was at work and didn't have the photos...

Sorry, I was at work and didn't have the photos on that computer..

Here are a few:
Porch (http://www.flickr.com/photos/87707373@N00/sets/72157626164326295/)


As you can see, the drainage in...
03-17-11, 10:58 AM
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Room under porch.. ventilation?

Ok, I'll try and keep this brief, but provide enough details. I just bought a 12 year old house and I'm trying to fix all the issues the previous owner neglected (foreclosure). There is a room...
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