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Need help with trying to hook up new sink/garbage disposal to drain line

So are towards the tail end of a light remodel of our downstairs which included getting new countertops and a single basin sink. The problem is that I am not very good with plumbing and am having...
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I think that's what we are going to have to do...

I think that's what we are going to have to do which is going to be a pain to get it to come out looking good.
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Issues with repainting existing Kitchen Cabinets

So we are in the process of doing a light downstairs remodel to add additional functionality to our kitchen and update the color scheme.

We are also repainting our cabinets (which aren't the best...
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So does it seem reasonable to ask him to re do...

So does it seem reasonable to ask him to re do it? Honestly at this point I kinda just want a portion of my money back and they just have a friend some over and help me to do the the install myself...
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Looking for opinions on patio roof replacement concerns

So replacing our patio roof has been on my to do list for a while now, but unfortunately with Pregnant wife, toddler, and Covid related issued I never got around to it. Finally with the seasons about...
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Just an update on this. So I am not very smart...

Just an update on this. So I am not very smart and I think one of you suggested this earlier, but one of our family friends stopped by and pointed out the most obvious solution...just move the...
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The backing of the fixture is not very wide so...

The backing of the fixture is not very wide so attaching the bracket to the stud would expose the box.

So after all that, I think I have to make a trip to Home Depot/Lowes to get some new fixtures.
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So we have a problem which might explain why the...

So we have a problem which might explain why the previous owner just attached the mounting plate to the wall using drywall screws instead of attached it appropriately.

Basically the place were...
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Posted By ppilot

Is there typically a standard screw size for this?

Is there typically a standard screw size for this?
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Posted By ppilot

Bathroom vanity light fell off wall. How do I fix it?

So one of our bathroom vanity lighting fixtures just fell off the wall last night and after doing some research online I am little concerned with what I found.

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Posted By ppilot

Is it worth trying to fix now that I was able to...

Is it worth trying to fix now that I was able to remove the excess play on the faucet? It seems lik it might be a pain to get through that black plastic plate thing around the shower handle
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So yeah the diverter and the loose fixtures we're...

So yeah the diverter and the loose fixtures we're always two separate issues, but I think I am an idiot. So I just rotated the faucet to the right a few times and it tightened up to the stall wall....
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Here's a picture of the diverter that fell out. ...

Here's a picture of the diverter that fell out.

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Posted By ppilot

Loose Shower Faucet Fixtures and Divertor that fell out

So the diverter fell out of our guest shower a while ago and I am just getting to dealing with it.

The concern I have right now is that my fixtures seem awfully loose and was wondering how I fix ...
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Posted By ppilot

So after talking with the wife, she would rather...

So after talking with the wife, she would rather have a pergola style roof instead of what we have right now.

Would the best option probably be a poly-carbonate panel in a 12ft length and then...
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Posted By ppilot

Yeah 2.6:12. Let's just say a lot of work...

Yeah 2.6:12.

Let's just say a lot of work was done that looked nice was ended up being mess once we looked closer. Let me tell you about the story about a drop in kitchen sink that was tiled...
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Posted By ppilot

The last picture just shows what I think is some...

The last picture just shows what I think is some sloppy concrete work.

As for the crack, is there anything I can do about it? Can I seal it with something?
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Posted By ppilot

Ok so the pitch is 2.6 which sounds like I can...

Ok so the pitch is 2.6 which sounds like I can still do shingles if I want, though I am taking a hard look at the polycarbonate roofing panels as that would be a lot cheaper.

As for the gutter,...
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Posted By ppilot

Should I be concerned about a large crack in my concrete patio?

So a little over a year ago we tore out our existing wood deck and replaced it with a concrete patio in addition to resetting the patio roof posts according to code.

This was the first major...
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Posted By ppilot

Need some suggestions on replacing patio roof.

So the previous owner of our house did a remarkably bad job of installing the roof over the patio which has resulted in the area by the gutters to start to rot out. I've been meaning to deal with...
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Posted By ppilot

Ok, I will make some phonecalls and see what I...

Ok, I will make some phonecalls and see what I can find out.

Also what are the thoughts on this guy's plan to fix a similar issue?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZKOkOQRnNI
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Posted By ppilot

So what would be the best practices way of fixing...

So what would be the best practices way of fixing the issue if we wanted to replace the sink? Also who would I call if I just wanted to pay someone to fix the problem, a general handyman?
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Posted By ppilot

Need some help assessing issues with kitchen sink install and how to fix them

So this is related to a thread I posted in the plumbing area yesterday, but I decided to add something here as well considering the potential issues I am facing are more than just sink related.
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Posted By ppilot

It's mounted like an undermount sink (see the...

It's mounted like an undermount sink (see the pictures below) but I don't quite understand why they installed it the way they did. To me it looks like they actually installed the sink by just...
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Posted By ppilot

Does this undermount sink installation look correct?

So after seeing a neighbors nice new single tub stainless kitchen sink, the wife got inspired and want to replace ours ASAP. After doing some research and watching a bunch of how-to guides I went...
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