Last Activity:08-26-2015 5:02 PM
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Posted in thread: Bathroom, closet adjacent, prevent moisture trapping on 08-26-2015 at 09:06 AM
Given that using a shower and your closet usually go hand in hand, closing the door probably
just keeping the door closed isn't the best option. You need to determine if there is enough of
Posted in thread: Bending wood on 08-25-2015 at 05:25 AM
I've seen where people have soaked the wood in a bathtub for a day to make it more flexible
before bending, but steaming is also another way. There are a lot of videos on how to build and
use a steam ...
Posted in thread: New exterior door. This can't be right.... on 08-24-2015 at 02:45 PM
In 2006 our code changed and solid surface decks have to be built 6" below floor level and
until the designers got that figured out we raised the doors 6". It's like walking thru a
sub. We c...
Posted in thread: New exterior door. This can't be right.... on 08-24-2015 at 01:17 PM
I think the main problem with your door is that the outside landing seems to be about level
with your inside finished floor. Given that you would not want the door threshold flush with
the outside lan...
Posted in thread: Made in U.S.A. on 08-24-2015 at 10:05 AM
The other issue with Walmart is they don't do fancy very well. If you're very selective you can
do okay there, but you have to be selective. With belts, I bought 2 there. One black, one
brown, one inc...
Posted in thread: Made in U.S.A. on 08-24-2015 at 08:47 AM
The problem is that Walmart keeps beating up its manufacturers to get better pricing, so they
can sell it cheaper. Companies that sell to Walmart cheapen their manufacturing to be able to
lower costs ...
Posted in thread: New exterior door. This can't be right.... on 08-24-2015 at 04:45 AM
You should check with your local building inspector. There are codes for maximum heights for
thresholds on egress doors. It is a trip hazard and your concerns should be for other people
coming in and ...
Posted in thread: Barn Door for Powder Room on 08-18-2015 at 09:29 AM
I think your best bet would be a 30" or 28" pocket door. If you don't want to reframe the
existing opening for it, just mount the frame against the wall. You'll just have a wider
threshold by about 4"...
Posted in thread: Barn Door for Powder Room on 08-16-2015 at 03:49 PM
You just get the hardware and pick the slab door of your choice. Get a solid door at HD and
search online for the hardware style that you like. could install a pocket door also. Another
Posted in thread: Replacing light socket on ceiling light on 08-16-2015 at 04:26 AM
The rating is the same and phenolic sockets have been used for years. My only issue would be if
the mounting is compatible.