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  • Posted in thread: Preparing floor before placing lay flat vinyl planks? on 03-16-2017 at 10:07 AM
    My firsthand experience with lay flat vinyl is donít use it where there is sunlight and shade.
    My nephew laid a large area with a dark color vinyl and could not keep it in place. The sun
    would come in...

  • Posted in thread: Preparing floor before placing lay flat vinyl planks? on 03-16-2017 at 09:38 AM
    That wide gap in the floor picture definitely should be filled. As Insp D said, use some self
    leveling compound.I would use some sort of glue or tape to fasten the flooring to keep it from
    moving. You...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing subfloor on 03-16-2017 at 09:25 AM
    A few items to consider:Hangers....use that palm nailer to drive the nails or you can also use
    screws.Glue.....Any construction adhesive sold for sub-floors, roof decking, etc. will work.
    Both for use...

  • Posted in thread: How do we fix our healthcare system in America? on 03-16-2017 at 08:59 AM
    Do NOT look to Paul Ryan and HIS plan to fix this. It's just more politicians protecting
    themselves. Remember, Congress has it's own health care program. Nothing like what the citizen
    has to go throug...

  • Posted in thread: patio cover flashing on 03-16-2017 at 08:45 AM
    I'm late to this thread but your plan AND detailed description of the flashing installation
    should solve your problem. No matter the country location, flashing should ALWAYS be installed
    at a joint li...

  • Posted in thread: Vintage 9" Radial Arm Saw Worth Keeping? on 03-16-2017 at 08:26 AM
    maybe they are not being made.
    Ops's a
    fair price for a 9" quality blade. I am buying more and more from Amazon la...

  • Posted in thread: Kenmore elite ultra wash not starting on 03-16-2017 at 08:15 AM
    Our Kenmore dishwasher went out last year but not exactly the same symptoms. After research it
    appeared the main control board must have fried. I attempted to get at it in the door but it
    all fell apa...

  • 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...