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Posted in thread: Hard-wiring in-wall fireplace on 03-16-2017 at 02:11 PM
It's meant to be plugged into an outlet but there is no room behind the unit for an outlet
because it's in a basement going up against the foundation and if I put the outlet to the side
of the unit, w...
Posted in thread: Hard-wiring in-wall fireplace on 03-16-2017 at 08:37 AM
i have an electric fireplace that is corded and gets mounted within wall studs. There is a
nearby outlet I'm going to tap into for power but I don't know how to deal with the cord. It
has a 3 pronged ...
Posted in thread: Steel studs and attaching drywall on 03-09-2017 at 01:39 PM
Thanks for all the suggestions.The screws I used to assemble the studs did not hinder the
hanging of the drywall - like someone said, the screws get indented into the drywall. I also
used coarse fine ...
Posted in thread: Steel studs and attaching drywall on 03-05-2017 at 10:01 PM
I bought self-tapping screws specifically for connecting steel studs to each other but the head
of the screw sticks out too far, so where the studs attach to the top and bottom plate the
screw head st...
Posted in thread: one fan with two remotes? on 02-24-2017 at 12:57 PM
It was much easier than I thought it would be. I bought another remote and set all the dip
switches to match one another and now both remotes control the fan.
Posted in thread: Finishing ends of handrail on 02-22-2017 at 04:42 PM
I replaced an iron railing that had two anchor points to the floor that was likely installed
around 1978, this has three anchor points. Why do you ask?
Posted in thread: Finishing ends of handrail on 02-21-2017 at 04:51 PM
I went with stained poplar not aluminum. I'll eventually stain the ends.
Posted in thread: Finishing ends of handrail on 02-20-2017 at 07:03 PM
I cut my handrail to length but what do you do about the edges? It's one of those mostly oval
shapes with a flat bottom.
Posted in thread: Securing aluminum newel post? on 02-17-2017 at 08:05 PM
Thanks for the great tips Neal but I couldn't get comfortable with the idea of cutting the
carpet so I got a side mount post and screwed it to the knee wall. I originally thought I would
need the extr...
Posted in thread: Securing aluminum newel post? on 02-16-2017 at 06:44 PM
It's a newel post;)