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05-30-20, 05:20 PM
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Posted By pfar54

Building a mattress slat/frame

Hi everyone,

I purchased several pieces of 1x4 southern yellow pine lumber and cut them to act as slats for my mattress. I chose this lumber based on the limited flexing. Well, the boards are...
05-16-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By pfar54

Makes sense! So just uninstall the existing...

Makes sense! So just uninstall the existing receptacle (if needed) to be able to wire up the new wiring. Then run down the new wiring down to the new destination? What wire would you recommend? Then...
05-16-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By pfar54

Yes, I would add a railing. Just wondering about...

Yes, I would add a railing. Just wondering about the wall I guess. I'm 99.9% sure it is not load bearing. I would inquire with a professional before doing this to be sure.
05-16-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By pfar54

Removing drywall near stairs

Hi everyone,

I am wondering if anyone here has removed drywall next to their stairs to make the home have a more open feel. If so, is it a tough project to do? What would I need to do before even...
05-16-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By pfar54

How to tell where a receptacle wiring comes from

Hi,

I want to add a receptacle in my closet. There is an existing receptacle above it currently. Is there a way of telling where the wiring for the existing one comes from? I would assume from the...
05-13-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By pfar54

I'll try it out. Didn't think about just...

I'll try it out. Didn't think about just sanding.Thanks!
05-08-20, 07:03 PM
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Views: 354
Posted By pfar54

Best way to smooth a 90 degree corner joint

Hi everyone.

I am in the process of rebuilding my deck steps. There is a 90-degree joint where the steps join on two sides. I am wanting to smooth this out. What I did was bought a router and some...
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Views: 377
Posted By pfar54

Thanks! Are you referring to this for the...

Thanks! Are you referring to this for the flashing or a different kind? ...
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By pfar54

Plexiglass roof to gutters

Hi everyone,

I have a pergola with plexiglass roofing. The plexiglass goes up to my gutters. I have an issue that when it rains hard the water will travel under the plexiglass, bypassing the...
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By pfar54

Thanks for the responses! I am in NE Ohio. I...

Thanks for the responses!

I am in NE Ohio. I was skeptical with this product and thought the climate may have a role in how well this worked. I also was wondering how it would naturally drain the...
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Views: 624
Posted By pfar54

What does everyone think of this rather than...

What does everyone think of this rather than using the limestone?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KcgRH_f1Hc&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1sTtbujOBaTCb90PCexVpPYEuwa_N20gOrv6IQ9WzgQx2tfFfBPPCCGDA
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By pfar54

He responded with this: 304 recycled...

He responded with this:

304 recycled concrete in or 57 limestone.
02-08-20, 06:55 PM
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Views: 326
Posted By pfar54

Thanks everyone. I'm not ignorant to what support...

Thanks everyone. I'm not ignorant to what support posts are. I just didn't know if these were for sure support beams due to the hvac ducts overhead. I didn't know if they were extra support for them,...
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By pfar54

I may have misunderstood the first company...

I may have misunderstood the first company somewhat. I requested them to send me their process for their base layer. This is what they said. Does that work or does it still lack?

I would strip the...
02-08-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By pfar54

Potential supports?

I have three poles in my basement. I'm hoping for guidance on whether you think they are structural or not. The reason being is I would like to remove the one that is right in the middle of my...
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By pfar54

Thanks everyone! Yes, I thought it was strange to...

Thanks everyone! Yes, I thought it was strange to just pour rocks over the grass. I definitely want this done right.

I appreciate the help.
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By pfar54

Paver patio installation

I know this question isn't necessarily DIY, but was hoping to get some help. I am going to be having a paver patio put in and had a question regarding the base under the pavers.

I have had two...
12-22-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By pfar54

The functionality of it is nice, but it is...

The functionality of it is nice, but it is impractical. Not to mention the location of it is awful. The hallway you see there is already very narrow. The doors on the left are where my washer/dyer...
12-21-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By pfar54

Removing built in ironing board

The previous owners of my home installed an ironing board into the wall. I am wanting to remove this and replace with drywall. I had a couple of questions.

1. Will I be able to cut the drywall...
12-18-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By pfar54

Thanks, XSleeper. As I was trying to find the...

Thanks, XSleeper. As I was trying to find the direct area the draft was coming out of, I actually figured out the issue. I just bought the house recently and didn't know the window has two moving...
12-18-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By pfar54

Drafty window

I have a window that is beginning to have a serious draft. What exactly do I need to look at to figure out what is wrong?

If I post some pictures on here, can you guys help me out with this? If...
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By pfar54

I thought that is what the damper is for? So if...

I thought that is what the damper is for? So if the flame goes out, the gas goes up the chimney? I don't need this for actual heat. It will be used for a cosmetic effect. Occasions like Christmas,...
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Views: 543
Posted By pfar54

Is there a kit you would recommend then to make...

Is there a kit you would recommend then to make it safe? I just really don't want to deal with the wood.
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By pfar54

Any one know about this? Would it be fine to...

Any one know about this?

Would it be fine to run what I linked with ceramic logs? Is the glass really needed?
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Views: 543
Posted By pfar54

I'm fine with burning ceramic logs. I would...

I'm fine with burning ceramic logs. I would actually prefer it, so there isn't an ashy mess everywhere.

Would it be fine to run what I linked with ceramic logs? Is the glass really needed?
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