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Old 01-04-2017, 05:58 PM  
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Default New tile floor, baseboard level vents don't fit

My new tile floor is ~1/2" taller than the original and my 6x10" wall register doesn't fit the existing ductwork.

Is there an easy way to adjust them? I consider just using a cutting wheel to remove the 1/2" from the base. Any easy ways to adjust the vents or the ductwork? The way that the ducts are installed, I would be cutting out plaster if I had to raise the ductwork to match the registers. Ugghjh.

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Sounds like you have a metal one, maybe getting a plastic one to cut would be easier, or sometimes a store can do the cut for you.


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I would feel real bad about having to cut into my brand new tile floor.
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I would feel real bad about having to cut into my brand new tile floor.
I do plan to alter the registers rather than the tile...
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Ya use a zip disc. And a face shield! I'd do this if it is too thick for aviation snips.


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