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If there is no cabinet above the microwave - How...

If there is no cabinet above the microwave - How is the oven supported?
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" installed hardwood floor, 3/4", 8 penny bright...

" installed hardwood floor, 3/4", 8 penny bright finish nail" Wood was Ash 3/4" thick, used 8 penny nails, 2"+. This was for the rows near wall only
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Same problem here - several weeks ago installed...

Same problem here - several weeks ago installed hardwood floor, 3/4", 8 penny bright finish nail. Predrilled all holes and still had close to 50% bend in the middle. I could tell when not struck with...
10-09-08, 05:48 AM
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Automatic Light Switch?

Found this after receiving call from 94 year old customer that her outside dusk to dawn spot light was not working!

http://www.csprep.com/images/autoswitch.jpg

Yellow cord goes up the wall,...
05-07-08, 05:22 AM
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This customer is in the St. Louis, Mo. area - No...

This customer is in the St. Louis, Mo. area - No salt in the air. The patio set is around a swimming pool that is fenced, never seen any porcupines or rats. Any other ideas?
TIA
05-06-08, 06:35 PM
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Really tough squirrels ... chipmunks? Attacking lawn furniture

Below are pics of a lawn chair that I beleived to be attacked by squirrel or chipmunk. Some of these gauges are all the way through the aluminum frame of the chair, approximately 1/8" thick. All 6...
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Thanks for the info. The concrete I have run into...

Thanks for the info. The concrete I have run into is not loose chunks but appears to almost be a paved surface connected to house (top center photo 3) Also there was never any gravel used and lasted...
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Resetting Brick Walkway

I needed to remove and then reinstall the walkway below for 25' so that piers can be installed at the corner of the house. I expected to find sand and then gravel (or at least signs of gravel) below...
11-30-07, 05:31 PM
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Hack Plumber? ... Oops -NO a licensed plumber!

I found this installation the hard way while installing Hardie Board on the 1st floor matser bath. This is a cantilever section below double vanity from the master bath with all four supply lines...
05-27-07, 05:32 PM
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I just took a couple of photos to show what I've...

I just took a couple of photos to show what I've got. The 4" round jb is needed as this is where light is mounted to the edging of the walkway.

http://www.csprep.com/images/light1.jpg (assembled)...
05-27-07, 04:50 PM
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The leads from the lamp are 18ga stranded, which...

The leads from the lamp are 18ga stranded, which I would splice in the "C" box with 18 ga stranded going into the 4" box at the base of the conduit. Thanks
05-27-07, 03:23 PM
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I picked up a "C" type box today (1/2") and it...

I picked up a "C" type box today (1/2") and it volume of 4.35 cu in. Is this large enough for the 4 wire and two connections? Thanks
05-27-07, 09:38 AM
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Thanks for the info ... not what I wanted hear....

Thanks for the info ... not what I wanted hear. But y'a gotta do what y'a gotta do! thanks again
05-27-07, 07:53 AM
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Question 110v Splice Inside EMT?

I want to install some 110V, 3 tier, pathway lighting along a walkway. The fixtures have a 1/2" threaded base and wire leads that are only about 10" long. The bases need to be mounted on a 1/2"...
03-23-07, 05:32 AM
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Painted Ceiling

Below are some links to ceilings that I painted in 2 basements. The white paint is a primer with flat black as the finish coat.

http://www.csprep.com/images/ceiling1.jpg...
12-23-06, 08:45 AM
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Is this a formica type counter top? If so a...

Is this a formica type counter top? If so a possible solution is to install a built-in cuttiing board. My daughter did the same thing to our counter top in a location that was perfect for a built-in...
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Those undercut saws are worth it if you can...

Those undercut saws are worth it if you can afford them. I have been using a Bosch 1640VS Fine cut power saw. Works pretty well and can be used for other applications, about $100 at Lowes. Good Luck
11-26-06, 04:07 PM
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This is a small crown only about 2+" edge to...

This is a small crown only about 2+" edge to edge, just being used to cover rough joint at ceiling/wall
11-26-06, 09:16 AM
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Thanks for the info ... The ceiling is 8',will...

Thanks for the info ... The ceiling is 8',will probably use wood trim with 2 coats primer and 2 coats finish with touch up after install, good caulk top and bottom.
11-25-06, 06:41 PM
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Thanks for the reply. The bath is a simple...

Thanks for the reply. The bath is a simple rectangle approx 5x8. Do you think crown would hold up in the shower?
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Thanks for the info

Thanks for the info
11-25-06, 09:19 AM
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Crown Molding in Bath/Shower?

Remodeling bathroom down to studs, leaving drywall on ceiling. Is it best to remove walls up to ceiling joint and finish off with crown molding or to cut wall about 6-8" below ceiling joint and...
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Widening Doorway

I have a doorway from basement to lower level garage that is only about 24" wide and want to increse to 32". The wall is 2x4 stud but sits on a ledge that is about 8" high and 6" thick. Need to...
08-01-06, 07:01 PM
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Thanks for the info - I'll give it a try

Thanks for the info - I'll give it a try
08-01-06, 05:18 AM
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Ceramic Over Vinyl?

I have removed the top layer of vinyl and 1/4" luan. Then there is original vinyl attached directly to the 3/4" sub floor. I can remove the vinyl itself without too much trouble but it leaves a paper...
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