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Posted in thread: How do I repair lifting at corner beads? on 02-17-2015 at 09:50 AM
When you are just learning it is easy to get the beads stretched a bit and get that effect.
Really easy to do if the guy stud the sheets up with the factory edge at the corner.Appreciate
Posted in thread: How do I repair lifting at corner beads? on 02-16-2015 at 11:07 PM
I am assuming this is a metal corner bead, as these were used mostly in years past (and still a
great corner bead too). If so, simply chip off any loose material and skim over the top. [SNIP]
Posted in thread: How do I repair lifting at corner beads? on 02-16-2015 at 04:04 PM
I run mesh tape down each side over the corner bead and I have never got those cracks. I donít
know what you could do short of taking it out and tape and recoat it that wouldnít let them
come back. I ...
Posted in thread: How do I repair lifting at corner beads? on 02-15-2015 at 08:10 PM
Curious as to what is the recommended way to repair drywall outside corners where, due simply
to age, the joint compound has lost adhesion to the corner bead producing a hairline crack that
is ever so...
Posted in thread: Plumbing dispute - Advice needed on 01-21-2015 at 03:57 PM
I had a somewhat similar contract situation as yours. Diplomacy on my part worked for the best.
I came to the understanding there was actually no real "legal" recourse therefore had to appeal
Posted in thread: Do elbows introduce noise (copper water pipe)? on 01-21-2015 at 03:28 PM
Appreciate the replies!I donít think you will notice any extra noise in adding a couple
fittings. Iím not sure what you are going to cut and add? A photo would help a lot. I redid my
whole house in PE...
Posted in thread: Do elbows introduce noise (copper water pipe)? on 01-21-2015 at 01:41 PM
There are valves with extended handle for tight spots.this is just one. appreciate the
reply..and, for flicking on my common sense!Surprised I hadn't run across that option. But,
since it looks to be...
Posted in thread: Do elbows introduce noise (copper water pipe)? on 01-21-2015 at 12:44 PM
I currently have a gate valve for the home water supply master shut-off and looking to replace
it with a ball valve. Unfortunately the gate valve is sandwiched snug to/between the wall and a
Posted in thread: Req opinions on professionally completed drain repair. on 05-17-2013 at 07:40 PM
Much appreciate the replies!@nealtw & CallMeVillaI rarely contract anyone to do work for me
(stereotypical Jack-of-all-trades) but in this case travel requirements dictated. Your insight
should prove ...
Posted in thread: Req opinions on professionally completed drain repair. on 05-17-2013 at 03:42 PM
Thanks for the reply nealtw.I can go along with you with regards to the style of repair but as
for the contract, well, it was somewhat open-ended. The contract explicitly stated they would