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  • Home Repair company owner
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  • Decks and additions, complete renavations on 100 plus year old houses
  • Hartfield VA
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  • Posted in thread: Door Height too Short on 12-17-2014 at 08:33 AM
    Why are you not reframing the opening so you can use a real 6' 8" exterior prehung door, or at
    least using a solid wood door?

  • Posted in thread: Plumbing dispute - Advice needed on 12-15-2014 at 03:13 PM
    I'm sure we all have story's like that. Customer has one piece of coil stock missing on a
    fascia on a two story house and I happen to be in the area on another job.I quoted $100.00.And
    the lady went n...

  • Posted in thread: new house, questions about subfloor, undelayment on 12-15-2014 at 02:58 PM
    As old as that floor looks I'd guess there's 1 X 6's on the diagonal for a subfloor.There was
    no such thing as plywood years ago.

  • Posted in thread: Door knobs online? on 12-13-2014 at 03:07 PM
    I just can not imagine taking the time to buy them on the net.Buy cheap knobs and hinges and
    your going to get what you pay for.Any box store has cheap finish not going to last knobs for
    about $7.00.I...

  • Posted in thread: How to get a 10mm without a 10mm drill bit. on 12-13-2014 at 02:58 PM
    10 MM is .3283/8 is .375 how can it be to small?Never once have seen a faucet that needed a
    10mm hole.Good luck trying to drill a hole in a sink with a drill bit.Should be using a step
    drill.Got a pic...

  • Posted in thread: Removing a dropped ceiling--commercial building on 12-13-2014 at 09:57 AM
    Simple enough to remove, prime with a stain blocking prime and repaint the old tiles.Remove one
    and look up there, often times a suspended ceiling is added to cover up a failing old ceiling
    to avoid h...

  • Posted in thread: Renovation Budget on 12-10-2014 at 07:37 AM
    Just a few reasons why no one's going to be able do anything but guess.No location in your
    profile. In my area I can get some help for $25.00 an hour, in NY or CA it could be 4 times
    that.How much of ...

  • Posted in thread: Footing above natural grade requirements on 12-10-2014 at 07:23 AM
    Google "stem wall construction".

  • Posted in thread: Bought a new tool. on 12-09-2014 at 11:39 PM
    My wife called one day and asked what I was doing.I told her I was washing my truck.She said,
    no really what are you doing?I said I'm washing my truck.She got mad and said never mind don't
    tell me the...

  • Posted in thread: Bought a new tool. on 12-08-2014 at 10:27 PM
    Work, now there's a four letter work that should be banned. :)We have a local guy around here
    that cracks me up every time I see him.He shows up with his custom painted dump truck with
    $3000.00 worth ...


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