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Mar
23
comment Product or technique to plug a pipe from the inside?
so they exist! Perfect. Will do some googling for the size I need.
Mar
23
comment Product or technique to plug a pipe from the inside?
@keshlam the catch is I can't add an actual cap. The pipe is integrated into the bottom of the washer hook-up box, so there's no outside edge to the pipe. The rubber stopper with compression screw is a good idea, though!
Mar
23
asked Product or technique to plug a pipe from the inside?
Mar
23
comment Whats the difference between black, blue and red PEX pipes sleeves
While color may be an international mess, it's often locally very clear. So likely not a problem for a plumber unless they tend to do work internationally. (Not that labeling isn't a bad idea...it certainly is, but I think, at least in North America, the red/blue standard is fairly consistent.)
Mar
22
accepted ABS Glue = yellow or black?
Mar
22
comment ABS Glue = yellow or black?
Thanks! It does seem to work fine. Curious...why is ABS falling out of favor in your area?
Mar
22
asked ABS Glue = yellow or black?
Mar
19
comment Is there a way to convert regular sliding closet doors to mirror ones?
I'd check IKEA first. If they have them, it'd be easier to just replace. You can get a mirror and mount it but a) mirrors can be pricey and b) heavy...and these are likely hollow core doors so might make it difficult to mount.
Mar
19
comment What are my options on location of a bathroom fan vent in Wisconsin?
FWIW, I vented out the roof in MN. No problems.
Mar
6
comment house built on a slab and has about 1" gap between the walls causing a draft
sounds like the slab wasn't poured flat and the shimmed the walls. Instead of caulk, I would have gone with spray foam.
Mar
6
comment What is type of screw is this?
AKA "IKEA Thingamabob"
Mar
6
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Mar
3
comment What am I doing wrong while finishing drywall inside corners?
FWIW, I don't mud inside corners. I get a nice tight butt joint, then a nice thick bead of caulk. Knock-on-wood I have yet to ever have an issue with these corners.
Mar
3
comment Driveway sinking
you can patch it, but given what you said, it sounds like the problem is the base--not the slab itself. If that's the case, then a patch will eventually crack too.
Mar
3
comment Driveway sinking
That might be jumping the gun a bit going from 'cracks' to 'sinkhole'.
Mar
2
comment How to build floating shelving?
IKEA also has similar shelf supports for their floating shelves. Likely less expensive than Rockler.
Feb
26
answered How do I fix my humidity problem in my home?
Feb
26
comment What's this black handle on my fireplace? It moves up and goes left
I don't think code allows dampers in gas fireplaces.
Feb
26
comment Relative maintenance costs of painted vs. stained cedar siding?
But don't you typically need to restain more often that re-paint (depending on opacity of stain)?
Feb
26
revised Relative maintenance costs of painted vs. stained cedar siding?
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