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answered Do you need skirt boards on the stairs?
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comment Does my house just not have a plumbing cleanout?
@Tester101 - Almost all residentials vent out the roof (I have never seen a house not - or at least make an attempt to). This vent will act as a cleanout. Also in every area I have bought houses the sewer company will locate your cleanout for your and is responsible up to the cleanout. You are probably right about the stack being hidden in walls but you should be able to locate by sound.
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answered Does my house just not have a plumbing cleanout?
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comment Removing a wall to the ceiling / roof
Just from the slope of the ceiling and the cross beam running the length I would guess that this wall is not load bearing. However I would have to know more about the house and some pictures with some of the framing exposed. I am guessing you want this wall ripped out to the ceiling and an island or something in between the rooms?
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comment Will my roof construction allow attic flooring?
This is totally dependent on the size of the joists which are covered by insulation. While the pictures of the oddly place supports and such are great (because they do make me feel better about my house construction) they don't really matter. Although I would like to kick one and see what happens.
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revised Marble flooring at my house oscillates when we walk over it.How to rectify or resolve this issue?
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answered Shower floor slope
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comment How to treat the edge of OSB in a piece of furniture
@DA01 - We always have a little redgard left over after jobs and have used it on almost anything you can think of. It takes a second coat on wood a day after to look smooth but finishes with kind of an IKEA furniture shine. It obviously smells like ass so that is its drawback. Your funriture will smell for 2-3 weeks. It is horrible the first few days.
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answered How to treat the edge of OSB in a piece of furniture
Feb
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answered How to drain a free standing bathtub
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comment Should one apply salt/antifreeze on the road right before it snows?
@InquilineKea - Of course. To what extent depends on how much you put down, temperature, and moisture. There are a lot of things that would keep ice from forming. Salt is usually the easiest to throw down for most people. It totally tears up roads though.
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answered Flipped Home - Cracks Appearing on Wall Corners - Cause for Concern or Normal?
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answered Allowing basement floor to breathe
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answered Should one apply salt/antifreeze on the road right before it snows?
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comment Can porcelain tiles be installed over ceramic tiles?
@Tester101 - I would just change it to "I would never do this" Half the bad tile jobs in my area are the result of tiling over tile or linoleum.
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comment Can porcelain tiles be installed over ceramic tiles?
I don't which is worse the using eHow as a reference or the answer. I don't think there are many answers or any that I totally disagree with you on but this is one for sure. (I know it was 2011 so maybe you hadn't went through jedi training yet)
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answered Should I insulate the garage in the home I'm having built?
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comment Should I insulate the garage in the home I'm having built?
Is the garage attached to the house?
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revised Bought a 20 year old house last spring and it appears to be settling - when to call in experts
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comment What should i put between concrete and tiles?
The fact is this isn't an easy situation. I have had to do this 3 times in 20+ years. You put a mud bed down - look for screed in your area. lanko.com.au/lanko/product.php?id_product=1148 You can also ask how to form a mud bed and I can give you some details. Self leveler is an option too (you put forms around room so it doesn't leak. You would mix pea gravel in to get height. This will cost you a lot of money for a big room.