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  • Posted in thread: Advice on where to start laying wood floor on 11-23-2016 at 02:36 PM
    When I say "change directions" I mean instead of laying the boards from left to right, going
    from right to left for about 3 feet.

  • Posted in thread: Advice on where to start laying wood floor on 11-22-2016 at 04:49 PM
    Most recommend to lay flooring parallel to an outside wall which is not what the previous
    installer of the old floor did. They had it running parallel to an inside wall (a wall that
    separates my unit ...

  • Posted in thread: Floor Removal Nightmare on 11-10-2016 at 06:59 PM
    Perhaps you could use the leveling compound like others suggested then build a floor on top
    with 2x4's laid flat and OSB.

  • Posted in thread: Sliding shower door track kit on 11-10-2016 at 06:53 PM
    I've been searching site after site and it seems the only place that sells the track kit is HD,
    everyone else sells the doors along with the track assembly. I was hoping to find a few more
    options tha...

  • Posted in thread: Where to install medicine cabinet? on 11-10-2016 at 04:47 PM
    Neal, I'm going to clean up those wires, that's just temporary:)I decided to go with a recessed
    cabinet that will sit to the left of the stud in the pic. It's not the best location but I'll
    get used t...

  • Posted in thread: Where to install medicine cabinet? on 11-07-2016 at 07:07 PM
    The stud you see is part of a common wall between me and my neighbor which is why I'm afraid to
    remove the 2x4 because it will probably screw up his drywall.I could easily move it back (to
    the left, f...

  • Posted in thread: Basement flooded twice this month on 10-17-2016 at 05:23 PM
    This whole thing is very odd. First, the basement flooded two days before I (buyer) closed on
    the place. The carpet and portions of drywall were removed and a new 1/2hp pump was installed
    by the real ...

  • Posted in thread: Tips for blocking between joists on 10-11-2016 at 04:17 PM
    That's what I did, I used my circular saw and got a couple inches from the wall. That gives me
    some peace of mind knowing I don't have to squeeze in a 2x4 block in order to have a strong
    floor. Thanks...

  • Posted in thread: Tips for blocking between joists on 10-11-2016 at 03:05 PM
    I ended up cutting out the entire subfloor of a half bath but wasn't able to make the perimeter
    cuts near joists so the sides of the subfloor are "floating." I'd like to put in some 2x4
    blocking to gi...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut pvc drain? on 10-11-2016 at 02:45 PM
    This is what I have so far:Yeah, my face wasn't getting anywhere near that flange lol - The
    pipe is too far away for the string method.Installing two pieces of plywood around the flange
    didn't work be...

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