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Posted in thread: HELP!!! Why would anyone do this?! on 07-27-2016 at 07:31 AM
My bet is a crack they tried to conceal. The laminate/vinyl did not adhere so now you have a
larger problem.Scrape off the covering. The glue might be removable by spraying acetone on it
and using a s...
Posted in thread: New Track light - Five wires from box, three on fixture. on 07-25-2016 at 10:42 PM
I am assuming you have removed the old track and installed a new track. You are capping the old
red and neutral wires, leaving only one set of black and neutral wires. Also assuming all your
Posted in thread: Eliminating Shadows on 07-23-2016 at 06:54 PM
Your lighting is single source from above. Casts a single cone of light and the deep shadow you
don't want. A couple of options ...1. Remove the recessed light and replace with two new lights
Posted in thread: Are you required to use water resistant sheetrock in a kitchen? on 07-23-2016 at 03:26 PM
[QUOTE=KULTULZ;153881]:confused:Why do you feel the OP is a knucklehead?Consumers are taken
everyday by shady/unqualified contractors.QUOTE]You misunderstood ... I was calling the
contractor a knuckle...
Posted in thread: Are you required to use water resistant sheetrock in a kitchen? on 07-15-2016 at 10:23 AM
Knucklehead. Take a deep breath and agree to work together amicably. If he is eating the
re-work cost, just make sure it is done properly without harassment. If he has a lawyer
involved, things have a...
Posted in thread: 4 inch drain plug remval on 07-12-2016 at 10:27 PM
I recently removed a nasty one. Torch heating is the best approach, assuming you haven't
destroyed the nut. Be brave .... torch it all around the perimeter then use a cheater bar on a
large pipe wrenc...
Posted in thread: How do demo concrete mantel on 07-06-2016 at 01:23 PM
That is ONE UGLY fireplace. The tool of choice is a rotohammer with several different bits. I
would recommend an angle grinder with masonry disks. Both can be rented for reasonable fees.Cut
Posted in thread: Laminate flooring 3 inch gaps help! on 07-06-2016 at 01:09 PM
A picture would help. Carpeting should be to the midline of the door opening so the t-mold and
carpet are covered by the door when it is closed. You could rip a piece of the laminate to
place it in th...
Posted in thread: Is this the dryer vent? on 07-05-2016 at 09:58 AM
That is logical for a laundry location. The HOA can help quickly. Also, there should be an
exhaust point, with a flapper, on the exterior wall. Also, you can ask your neighbors how they
hooked up thei...
Posted in thread: Does this tile job look professionally done? on 07-05-2016 at 09:54 AM
Uneven tile indicates either a poor preparation of the walls and floors OR really poor
craftsmanship on tile setting. I would have them rip it out and re-do it. I have made tile
setters do this and it...