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  • Dan G
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  • Posted in thread: Drilled Through Pipeline on 04-01-2015 at 10:01 PM
    You need threaded pipe to fix this. Fully open the wall to expose the top and bottom connection
    points where this pipe is threaded into a fitting (coupling, T or L). Cut the pipe so you can
    unscrew it...

  • Posted in thread: Source for Corian on 03-31-2015 at 10:43 PM
    OK, I love a challenge ... Why not a free standing tub with an overhead shower ?? This model is
    elevated, trendy, and cool.

  • Posted in thread: Source for Corian on 03-31-2015 at 05:11 PM
    Lower the water or raise the bridge?? Have you considered a bulkhead (soffit) in the downstairs
    to add space for the plumbing? Could that be a solution or would the cosmetics not look good?As
    to order...

  • Posted in thread: Issue with running wire through galvanized pipe. on 03-29-2015 at 09:16 AM
    We have been using the plastic bag trick for years. We call it "sucking the rabbit." Unlike the
    very funny video, we layout the string in advance so it can feed evenly AND hang onto the end
    so it does...

  • Posted in thread: Bath tub Refinishing on 03-29-2015 at 08:58 AM
    Sorry ... forgot to update. YES, I did apply it. Used foam roller which must be rolled slowly
    because they leave bubbles (cavitation). However, the bubble pop and the material lays down. A
    good qualit...

  • Posted in thread: Major renovation job...need your advice please on 03-27-2015 at 08:42 AM
    Hi guys..i am new to this forum and have hired a General contractor to undergo a major
    renovation on a home built in 1969. i was wondering if you could help me with the below. 1. how
    much does soundpr...

  • Posted in thread: Brick porch replacement on 03-25-2015 at 08:30 AM
    Many variable here, including the foundation/footing. If they are gone, you looking at a
    complete tear off. However, you might enjoy reusing someof the old brick for historical and
    cost savings (a bit...

  • Posted in thread: Need help with redoing a coffee table on 03-22-2015 at 10:01 PM
    The damage has already been done by the tiling. You can expect the wood to be discolored.So ...
    do the job! Hammer and chisel gently and try to pop the tiles horizontally instead of driving
    down into ...

  • Posted in thread: Having major problems with wiring, need advice: on 03-21-2015 at 11:05 PM
    Slownsteady is right. You have to bring your neutrals (white) together and provide power from
    your source (black) to the lights that need it.Pictured below is a recent three-gang switch box

  • Posted in thread: Surg Protector on 03-21-2015 at 08:27 AM
    Yes, I would keep a high quality surge protector on your computer and expensive big screen. Why
    take the chance? It does no harm.

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