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  • Posted in thread: How do I fix this kind of drywall problem? on 01-16-2018 at 10:49 AM
    That hole is small enough for a "butterfly" patch.Measure the width & length of the opening.
    Now cut a piece of drywall 2" longer and wider than the hole. On the backside of the drywall
    patch, score t...

  • Posted in thread: any kitchen faucet brands to avoid? on 01-16-2018 at 10:36 AM
    Pfister is guaranteed for life. Bought one years ago and the sent a replacement control element
    for FREE when the old one broke. Later, when the faucet started leaking they sent a complete
    brand new f...

  • Posted in thread: Braid Nail size to attach door stop? on 01-16-2018 at 10:31 AM
    I also have never seen or heard of a narrow crown brad. 18g finish should hold door stop
    sufficiently. I wouldn't recommend 23g pin nailers but it seems Gary had good luck.Dave Mason

  • Posted in thread: What kind of trim do I put on the side and back of this dishwasher? on 01-16-2018 at 09:21 AM
    My Bosch dishwasher had tabs on the side for attaching to the side cabinet/panel instead of the
    top. Worked fine.Dave Mason

  • Posted in thread: How to get this ready for cabinets and appliances? on 01-08-2018 at 08:16 AM
    I use a trim head screw for attaching cabinets together. Length depends on weather you have
    face frame cabinets or frameless. For attaching to studs I use a washer head screw which won't
    pull through ...

  • Posted in thread: Dishwasher Air Gap Needed with New Sink? on 01-07-2018 at 03:19 PM
    Can't I eliminate the air gap that sits up on the sink? Doesn't the sink drain itself act as
    the air gap? Ideally i'd like to cap as many of the holes on the top of the sink as possible
    for a clean lo...

  • Posted in thread: Hanging a new light fixture help on 01-07-2018 at 03:14 PM
    oh ok I have an idea where the copper ground goes now. See pictures on how I think it should be
    set upWhat you've shown in your photo will work. The large lug on that copper ground wire must
    be connec...

  • Posted in thread: How to get this ready for cabinets and appliances? on 12-16-2017 at 10:11 AM
    Obviously I need to put drywall over the pipes. How do I build back the wood frame support?What
    should I do where the brick was in the corner? I would like for it to just look like the rest
    of the wal...

  • Posted in thread: American English question on 11-16-2017 at 08:04 AM
    The answer is a double negative and under correct English it is not to be used because it can
    be confusing to understand the real meaning. It could actually be interpreted either way. I
    would need to ...

  • Posted in thread: New Footing Method on 11-14-2017 at 03:23 PM
    They are not acceptable for use on a deck that is attached to a permanent
    structure(home).DickThe Home show referenced did have the porch and roof attached to the house
    and only the outside footings w...


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