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  • Posted in thread: Powder Room in a bad spot, what to do? on 02-16-2017 at 10:29 AM
    I like your contractors suggestion except I'd probably use one of those pre-fab shower
    surrounds.I also see hallways as a wasted space but if you remove those walls and put the door
    out at the end of ...

  • Posted in thread: I have so many questions on 01-16-2017 at 03:12 PM
    It was easy. My subs came in, looked at the job, knew how many outlets, lights or what plumbing
    had to be done, gave me a quote for their work which I submitted to the homeowner in my
    estimate. I don'...

  • Posted in thread: I have so many questions on 01-16-2017 at 01:29 PM
    Naomi,As a contractor, I have done kitchens under these exact circumstances. The home owner had
    gone to a kitchen cabinet store, had them measure for the cabinets and set up for the
    countertop after I...

  • Posted in thread: Can you glue lay loose vinyl floor planks? on 12-22-2016 at 11:20 AM
    The idea of a 1/4" gap around the perimeter is to allow the entire floor to expand and contact
    as one unit. Gluing it down would prevent this and you might get buckling. More appropriately
    would be to...

  • Posted in thread: New sheet vinyl over asbestos floor tile. on 12-22-2016 at 11:12 AM
    The last vinyl over patterned tile floor I did we used a cement based filler. It is mixed very
    wet and spread thinly over the existing tiles. We covered the entire floor with the filler and
    spread it ...

  • Posted in thread: What's my next step? on 12-16-2016 at 09:22 AM
    I would repair the bad spots, tape the joint & nails, then a skim coat. Yes, prime paint/seal
    before finish coat.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone Use Styrotrim? on 12-16-2016 at 09:19 AM
    I haven't done any stucco work with this product but I use the styrofoam wood like trim on the
    exterior of many NE old homes. Easy to work with and impervious to bugs and rot.

  • Posted in thread: Replacing fluorescent lighting with LED lighting help. on 12-16-2016 at 08:59 AM
    I can see his pictures on page 3 but all of the others are a (-) symbol on Firefox. I logged in
    but same thing. Why are page 3 OK but not the others?

  • Posted in thread: Why does my pool remain green after multiple shock treatments? on 09-17-2016 at 02:31 PM
    Your pool filter cleans the water of any debris and unwanted minuscule particles. If you don't
    do this the water will become cloudy and dirty. As I said, mine is 3 hours a day.

  • Posted in thread: Do dryers need their own dedicated circuit? on 09-17-2016 at 02:20 PM
    I prefer conduit or "protected wire" instead of Bx. But either will work as long as it is
    10AWG. And make sure you know how to wire the 220 V breaker in your panel.

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