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  • Posted in thread: floating floor question on 05-21-2006 at 07:35 AM
    I'm sorry, I worded the question badly.Is it O.K. if I not worry about a little material left
    by the, probably 30 year old, underlayment (which seems to have bonded to the concrete in
    spots) even afte...

  • Posted in thread: floating floor question on 05-20-2006 at 08:33 PM
    I plan on putting down a laminate wooden floor over my concrete slab. From everything I've
    read, the slab needs to be almost spotless before-hand. Is this the case with floating
    installations, where n...

  • Posted in thread: oversized map ? on 03-06-2006 at 08:44 PM
    I have a detailed map of NYC that I'd like to hang on the wall. It originally was a rolled map
    that I had mounted on a 1/8" thick piece of foam-core so it now lies flat and is very
    light.It's measurem...

  • Posted in thread: Friendly People on 03-02-2006 at 03:54 PM
    duplicate post--sorry

  • Posted in thread: bay window on 02-07-2006 at 06:01 PM
    I wanted a bay window also but that idea went by the wayside when I learned that I would have
    to do some major re-framing because of the occaisional heavy snow loads that we get here in NY.
    I don't th...

  • Posted in thread: Friendly People on 02-04-2006 at 10:38 PM
    Born and raised in NYC. After 41 years, moved to Pine Bush,NY and bought a house.

  • Posted in thread: What style is your house? on 02-04-2006 at 12:12 PM
    Mine is a one story ranch built on a slab.

  • Posted in thread: How are you finding this site? on 02-04-2006 at 12:09 PM
    I'm in the same boat as some of the posters above, got an invitation while on another forum. As
    this is my first house and I want to know how to do my own repairs, (I'm an ex-city boy) so I
    love these...

  • Posted in thread: Kneewall? on 02-03-2006 at 12:54 PM
    Currently, my front door opens directly into my living room in the corner of the room. I'd like
    to build a 4' x 8' kneewall in the room just past the door and attached to the inside of the
    exterior wa...