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  • Posted in thread: How do I repair lifting at corner beads? on 02-17-2015 at 08:50 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
    the hint!I've...

  • Posted in thread: How do I repair lifting at corner beads? on 02-16-2015 at 10:07 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]
    See fo...

  • Posted in thread: How do I repair lifting at corner beads? on 02-16-2015 at 03:04 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 07:10 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 02:57 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
    to their...

  • Posted in thread: Do elbows introduce noise (copper water pipe)? on 01-21-2015 at 02:28 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 12:41 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 11:44 AM
    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
    drain pip...

  • 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
    excavate as...

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