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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-21-2014, 11:37 AM
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Posted By beachguy005
That romafoam picture is of properly installed...

That romafoam picture is of properly installed crown molding. What you're referring to as picture molding I look at as poorly installed crown molding.
Picture molding was installed in older homes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By beachguy005
The holes can be patched with some premixed...

The holes can be patched with some premixed spackle but the the texture match is just art work. Use a brush to tab it and raise the surface a bit to match. You can also run over the filled hole,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 08-19-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By beachguy005
Bring it to the flooring department of Home Depot...

Bring it to the flooring department of Home Depot and they'll cut it for you. Don't try the circular saw unless you have a blade for cutting stone.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By beachguy005
As noted above...they are just studs...screws...

As noted above...they are just studs...screws without a head. Unscrew them either by hand or with a pair of pliers.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-17-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By beachguy005
Any way of getting to it from the back side? One...

Any way of getting to it from the back side? One of my tubs backs to a closet. A small hand hole is pretty easy to patch.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 08-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By beachguy005
You could try using one of the oscillating tools...

You could try using one of the oscillating tools or rotozip with a tile blade but you may find it easier to notch the back of the vanity to fit over the base tile. I don't know how high up the wall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By beachguy005
I'm sure that the mounting instructions that came...

I'm sure that the mounting instructions that came with your antenna say not to install near power lines. Depending on your antenna size you may find it better to mount in your attic, if you have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-13-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By beachguy005
First I'd make sure that there is a gutter and...

First I'd make sure that there is a gutter and any downspouts are directing water away from the garage door then I would install a rubbed garage door threshold like this...
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 08-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By beachguy005
My concern would be, given that it's a California...

My concern would be, given that it's a California house, that it's doesn't meet any California ceismic building codes. I think the main reason they are not on the centers of those bases is just from...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By beachguy005
There's plenty of info out there on repointing...

There's plenty of info out there on repointing brick. As nealtw noted, searching through some construction salvage sites may help. If you can find bricks and they don't match exactly, you'll be the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 08-10-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By beachguy005
You're right, it's wrong.

You're right, it's wrong.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 08-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By beachguy005
Look here, scroll down to the Oven Control Board...

Look here, scroll down to the Oven Control Board and you'll find a video link for replacing it.


http://www.appliancepartspros.com/control-panel-parts-for-ge-jdp39ww1ww.html
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-09-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,063
Posted By beachguy005
Hmmm...It was you that referred to the project as...

Hmmm...It was you that referred to the project as therapeutic and that project is the window.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,063
Posted By beachguy005
You can remove the studs but when you re-frame...

You can remove the studs but when you re-frame and add a header, which I assume will be above the original window, you need to re-nail the sheathing to the studs and header. You shouldn't just let...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,063
Posted By beachguy005
A couple potential issues I see. If you...

A couple potential issues I see. If you "don't want to mess with siding" but want to cut the studs and put in a header for a new window, how will you reattach the 1x boards that they used for the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 08-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By beachguy005
I cut a bunch of of concrete blocks just using an...

I cut a bunch of of concrete blocks just using an angle grinder with a diamond blade. Even though I couldn't cut all the way through I cut it around and just snapped it off at the cut.
Frankly,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By beachguy005
Yeah....you're being anal.

Yeah....you're being anal.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 08-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By beachguy005
The only other option I see would be to use...

The only other option I see would be to use something like marine tex to fill and cover the gaps.

http://www.marinetex.com/marinetexepoxyputty.html
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-06-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By beachguy005
Where is the empty switch box in relation to the...

Where is the empty switch box in relation to the sink and cabinets? Was it wired into before? Was it fed from the top or bottom if it was? If it's in a typical location, under the end cabinet near...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-06-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,390
Posted By beachguy005
You may as well be telling him to use a chain saw.

You may as well be telling him to use a chain saw.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-05-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,683
Posted By beachguy005
I used pvc trim boards on my fascia and used pvc...

I used pvc trim boards on my fascia and used pvc cement as recommended by the mfgr. I wasn't sure how strong it would be so I tested a couple pieces of scrap. Didn't bother with primer, just cement...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-05-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,390
Posted By beachguy005
If you're using a chop saw you're going to get a...

If you're using a chop saw you're going to get a better job with a new blade that has more teeth for a finer cut.

Here's a couple more tips.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-05-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,063
Posted By beachguy005
Your question aside....I'm wondering if you have...

Your question aside....I'm wondering if you have fire blocking in all the stud bays and between floors. Another issue would be your siding...is it asbestos?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 08-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By beachguy005
I think I'll agree with Bud on this. Doesn't...

I think I'll agree with Bud on this. Doesn't really matter if you have treads under the risers or treads butting up to the risers. You'll get shrinkage from the wood you'll use and you'll get...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By beachguy005
If your measurements are from the existing...

If your measurements are from the existing finished opening you might want to strip off the existing trim or sheetrock to see what's under it and what your real rough opening is.
I replaced a...
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