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Given multiple issues there, I think the correct and possibly simplest, albeit messy, solutiion is going to be cutting the floor open and putting the pipes where you need them. Concrete is not forever.


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Back in the day when I used to put up vinyl siding, I found that the best way to cut it with a circular saw was with a cheap 140 tooth plywood blade installed backwards (to give the teeth a negative rake and prevent chipping): For really hard plastics, I've used a diamond abrasive blade before and that did a great job (these are incredibly expensive if ...


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I have a 7 1/4 inch circular blade which is specifically for laminates and plastics. When cutting flooring, I wasn't so impressed with its performance at first but when I tried standard crosscut and ripping blades I was then very impressed. The standard wood working blades got gummed up and melted or fractured the laminate while lugging and jamming the saw ...


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If you look at the picture below you will see pex tubing. This has become the industry norm in some areas of the US - I know some countries have adopted similar things and some haven't. The compression fittings are supposedly made to last longer than than a soldered copper joints - jury is still out on that. Let's see what complaints there are in 10-20 ...


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I assume you have a two piece split jamb pre-hung door. It's expected that these will be smaller than the rough opening, you need room to make the door plumb and level. Here's the install steps off the top of my head and my own personal best practice: Check your width of the rough opening to ensure the trim will cover any gaps left, this is the main ...


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I am replacing a door with a pre - hung door including the jam. A pre-hung door is a door that includes the frame with the hinges, lock and strike-plate fitted. A blank door is one where you have to fit the hinges, cut a rebate for the lock/catch and drill a hole for the handles, fit a frame to the wall if there is no existing frame and fit the door to ...


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You can use any of the options listed above but they are not strictly speaking necessary. French doors have whats called an astragal (the strip on the passive door that overlaps the swing door) that unifies the two doors when closed. In addition the passive side will have a flush bolt top and bottom that drives a tab into the header and threshold. You can ...



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