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    Cleaning thinset/grout off tools.

    Problem was that it's 30 below out here. So no hose available.
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    Cleaning thinset/grout off tools.

    Thanks Neal. I'll give it a shot
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    Think I might have mice. Please help.

    2 down. Peanut butter and the basic spring traps work really well.
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    Cleaning thinset/grout off tools.

    So did some tiling over the weekend and I made a stupid assumption that thinset dries by evaporation. So as I was tired after a long days work I put my dirty tools in a bucket of water and came back the next day to clean them. Hardened completely. Any tips on cleaning this stuff off the tools...
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    Think I might have mice. Please help.

    I sealed everywhere with expanding foam. Peanut butter traps are up (although I haven't seen them or their droppings so I don't know if they have access to it). Let the battle begin!
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    Think I might have mice. Please help.

    Thanks villa. My only concern though is that the mice are in the walls/celling and won't be able to get out if I seal them in. Then they'll die in my ceiling and rot.
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    Think I might have mice. Please help.

    Its 4am. From my finished basement I just heard squeeks and rustling in the joists above me. I haven't seen any signs other than that. I don't know what to do. Should I call a professional in the morning or is this something I can take care of? I live in Canada and it's been very cold the...
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    How to get a 10mm without a 10mm drill bit.

    Did it! The swivel around the hole plus a little force with a hammer worked like a charm. The IKEA tool worked great too once I could get it in. Faucet is installed. Thanks guys
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    How to get a 10mm without a 10mm drill bit.

    10mm is 0.393; so slightly larger. The 10mm is not the actual faucet hole. It's the hole required to get the cutting tool in to make the actual hole. Agree about IKEA though. They seem to be on their own world sometimes.
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    How to get a 10mm without a 10mm drill bit.

    Internet yes. But I don't have a kitchen sink right now and would like to get one working asap. Canada is metric except for tools. It's weird. I've been to every major hardware store and they don't have them. I'll give that a short frodo. Also debating whether to just hammer it into a 3/8 hole.
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    How to get a 10mm without a 10mm drill bit.

    This has been driving me crazy. I bought an IKEA stainless steel sink without a pre-drilled faucet hole. I then bought a tool from IKEA in order to make the faucet hole but it requires a 10mm drill bit. I drilled a 3/8 hole thinking it would be close enough but it's just too small. I've been...
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    Filling gaps in a table

    So just to give an update. The glue plus sanding worked well. Pleased with how it turned out. Heres a pic.
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    Filling gaps in a table

    As always thanks for the advice Neal. Did as you suggested I'll let you know how it turns out.
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    Filling gaps in a table

    This weekend I built a very simple table. See pic. I didn't use the best joining method however and the wood I bought at HD was a bit warped. There are two small gaps at one end (about 1/16in). I was planned on just leaving it but if I can I would like to get rid of them. I've already sanded...
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    Cutting stone pavers

    Lol. Well now I have to get an angle grinder. Unfortunately harbor freight doesn't have stores in Canada. But I'll grab one at home depot. Thanks for the help.
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    Cutting stone pavers

    Started a new project this weekend putting in a brick border around my driveway. At the bottom of my driveway it curves outward so I need to cut the 12x12x2 paver stones to match the driveway's shape. See pic. What's the best way to do this? I'd prefer not buying another tool, but don't mind...
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    Need suggestions for basement flooring.

    Thanks for all the replies. It's for a hallway so there would be a seam if I went wither sheet. From what I've read there's been alot of negative reviews towards the floating vinyl floors. Which makes me lean towards the sticky tiles. Daltonbrain were you referring to sticky tiles when you...
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    Need suggestions for basement flooring.

    Going to bring back this post. I've narrowed it down to vinyl flooring installed directly over the concrete. Walked into home depot yesterday to take a look at my options and they had the vinyl interlocking, adhered floating floor vinyl plank, and the sticky tiles (with or without grout). I'm...
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    Indoor motion detector light?

    So exactly what I'm looking for but doesn't sent to be sold at the Canadian home depot :(
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    Indoor motion detector light?

    Cause the switch for the light is in a terrible place. So my question is then, can I install an outdoor light indoors and use cfl bulbs instead of the par38 lamps?
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