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Posted in thread: double key deadbolt lock stuck on 11-14-2015 at 04:58 PM
Thanks, when I turn the lock partway, those holes open up and I was able to tighten the screws
but to no avail. But I'll try this with someone else on the other side of the door to hold the
lock and m...
Posted in thread: double key deadbolt lock stuck on 11-14-2015 at 04:33 PM
Hi, I have a 16 year old double-key deadbolt lock on my front door, don't know brand. See
attached photo. A few years ago it got stuck--key is not stuck in lock but it won't turn enough
to open door. ...
Posted in thread: gurgling house trap on 04-04-2013 at 06:37 AM
While it's still not clear why the house trap plug loosened before sewage backed up into the
slop sink, we'll assume it wasn't on tight to begin with. Ultimately, it's the same story:
roots clogging u...
Posted in thread: gurgling house trap on 02-26-2013 at 08:19 AM
for the last few weeks have heard sounds of water rushing through trap in basement. today, it
was gurgling as well. removed trap plate, found the house side plug open--therefore the noise--
and a litt...
Posted in thread: Best choice to replace basement awning windows on 12-20-2012 at 07:54 PM
Yes I'll take out that mulch in the spring--retains too much humidity, replace it with gravel.
And at some point have to repitch the land so it goes down from not up to the foundation. No
Posted in thread: Best choice to replace basement awning windows on 12-20-2012 at 03:06 PM
Finished job a few weeks ago. Went with Andersen 400-AW251-V Vinyl clad terratone
exterior/prefinished white interior, no grilles, Low e with Argon, traditional folding handle,
color white. Contractor...
Posted in thread: Attaching plywood to fireplace on 12-17-2012 at 12:59 PM
Update. we're all done except for some sanding, caulking and priming/painting. We're happy with
the results. It's always good to have a few sets of eyes on projects as its ongoing so that you
Posted in thread: Attaching plywood to fireplace on 10-31-2012 at 12:01 PM
Thanks, yes sometimes when a question arises once the job has started I have to make a decision
really quickly since the contractor's clock is ticking. I generally throw a few questions out
to a few s...
Posted in thread: Attaching plywood to fireplace on 10-27-2012 at 09:23 PM
We went with the Flex Bond Thinset. Contractor put an initial coat on around the firebox and
leveled off the hearth with sand mix; and I guess we'll have to wait until after the hurricane
Posted in thread: Attaching plywood to fireplace on 10-26-2012 at 07:17 AM
Didn't see all these answers until now, thanks. We went with Ramset low velocity powder
fasteners and Loctite PL400 adhesive, worked very well. We are now ready for tiling and have
bought Acryl Pro ce...