Last Activity:11-28-2014 4:33 PM
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Posted in thread: How addictive is home repair to you? on 11-28-2014 at 04:52 PM
It's easy to get caught up in the projects. I spent a few years working on my previous house.
Work my regular job then on my house nights and weekends. My customers used to kid me about it
when I turn...
Posted in thread: paint metal before putting in concrete? on 11-27-2014 at 05:49 AM
Why even bother with the axle. Just get a couple of bags of redimix and a galvanized eye bolt.
Dig a square hole and bury the whole thing including the eyebolt so it's not a trip hazard and
run a shor...
Posted in thread: Engineered floating-click on plywood questions on 11-24-2014 at 10:28 AM
There is no "proper" way. Both work fine. The issues are the need for expansion joints and
personal preference. Thing is, if you run continuous, you have to be spot on with your layout
and there is no...
Posted in thread: Engineered floating-click on plywood questions on 11-24-2014 at 07:28 AM
Are you planning running the flooring right out of the rooms and into the halls or will you
have an expansion gap and threshold trim at the doors?
Posted in thread: Bathroom ventilation inadequate on 11-24-2014 at 05:25 AM
Looking at Nutone's FAQ section it's noted, as nealtw pointed out, you need to have gfi
protection on your fan. They also recommend you run the fan for 20 minutes after a shower to
Posted in thread: Bathroom ventilation inadequate on 11-23-2014 at 05:08 PM
My take on it, though not scientific, would be 2 issues. Having the fan over the shower draws
all the condensation to that ceiling point rather than before, where most of the shower
Posted in thread: Light fixture water leak on 11-23-2014 at 10:47 AM
It only leaked through the fixture because that was one path of least resistance. The question
is how much water actually overflowed out of your sink. Was the faucet just trickling for 30
minutes or w...
Posted in thread: Rough spot remedies? on 11-20-2014 at 08:51 PM
I did some grinding a while back and used and angle grinder with a 4" diamond cut wheel. Worked
Posted in thread: Bottle & Foxtail palms on 11-19-2014 at 02:38 PM
They recommend at least 6' from the house so the fronds don't hit the house.
Posted in thread: Anyone knows how to make patio glass door? on 11-19-2014 at 02:24 PM
You should start with construction recyclers. You should be able to find an old slider to
re-purpose. Even just a couple of old glass doors. Just buying sheets of glass probably isn't
the best way bec...