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I think there's a little more information I...

I think there's a little more information I forgot to add. The kitchen area and the left side of the peninsula will have the most traffic and the flooring here at the walls/cabinets will be the most...
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are you talking about the upper right hand corner...

are you talking about the upper right hand corner of the peninsula then working toward the right wall?
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where to start new flooring

I'm ready to start my first flooring project but I'm a bit stumped on the best location to actually start. Attached is a scaled floor plan, I'll be putting down a floating floor made of laminate...
05-29-18, 10:27 AM
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Main water line, hire a plumber or DIY

I have a leak in my main water line and I'm trying to decide what to do about it, here's what I'm dealing with.

The main water line most likely has a leak, my pressure is fine but it's leaking...
05-25-18, 12:24 PM
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The meter is in the ROW of the street. I am in a...

The meter is in the ROW of the street. I am in a large metro area so I'll look into alternative installation methods, good call! Makes me feel better knowing I may not lose these two trees.
05-25-18, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Doelman

I walked through the entire house and made sure...

I walked through the entire house and made sure nothing was running, checked the toilets as well and all the outdoor spigots. Went back to the meter and it was still running, fast enough I could...
05-25-18, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Doelman

leaking main water line

So my water bill went from 2,200 gallons a month to 13,000 gallons a month...... :mad:

Checked the entire house and the crawlspace, couldn't find any leaks and nothing running. I'm assuming there...
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It's been a little over a week now. The...

It's been a little over a week now.

The paint surface I painted over was very smooth and hard, considering all I did was clean it I suppose I shouldn't be surprised it peels off so easily.
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The paint adherence is what I'm concerned about,...

The paint adherence is what I'm concerned about, I can gouge it with a fingernail then peel it off, I guess I'll either have to get the paint off or toss these two I painted.
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Posted By Doelman

Well that's what I get for trusting the paint...

Well that's what I get for trusting the paint clerk. Can I sand this acrylic paint and put an enamel paint over it or are these panels ruined? Thanks guys.
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Painting prepainted wainscoting panels

I purchased this wainscoting from lowes
https://www.lowes.com/pd/WallDesign-Walldesign-48-in-x-2-66-ft-Recessed-White-Birch-HDF-Wainscoting-Wall-Panel/3740895
I'm painting them with this paint,...
10-19-16, 09:08 AM
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well the cabinets and countertop was put in a...

well the cabinets and countertop was put in a couple weeks ago, well after the door came out of plum, when I said recently I meant since the window was installed a few months ago. I checked the...
10-19-16, 08:33 AM
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xsleeper, you were right kind of, this stud and...

xsleeper, you were right kind of, this stud and joist just happen to be over the opening for the crawl space. To make matters worse, when they built the house, the blocking they used on top of the...
10-18-16, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Doelman

What do you mean by the stud "sinking"? Do you...

What do you mean by the stud "sinking"? Do you mean the joist under it has cracked/bent? If so, that would make sense since it's seeing a higher load now, I do have a crawl space and I'll take a...
10-18-16, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Doelman

I've checked the window, which is level, and the...

I've checked the window, which is level, and the floor next to the door when I installed the new cabinets. I had to shim up a little in this area but not all that much. I haven't checked the door...
10-18-16, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Doelman

New window installed, now door frame has shifted

I'm in the middle of a first floor renovation that I've decided to do myself, with the exception of the new window in the kitchen. I hired a contractor to take out the 36" window and frame/install a...
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