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Aug
20
comment Tiling on slab or backer board
What type of tile is in the bathroom? What type of tile are you going to lay?
Aug
20
comment Why are carpenters' pencils flat?
I have a feeling it has something to do with the thickness of the graphite inside. With a flat pencil you can make it thicker in one direction so you can drag it accordingly without it breaking every 2 seconds
Aug
17
revised Can a plumbing vent go “up” and then back “down” to the connection with the vent stack?
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Aug
17
suggested approved edit on Can a plumbing vent go “up” and then back “down” to the connection with the vent stack?
Aug
17
comment What should I do about nails that are protruding through the soffit?
Are the nails 2 feet long or something? How do they reach from the roof through the soffit?
Aug
8
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Jul
21
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Jul
20
comment How to measure and cut square tiles to make a herringbone pattern?
@Michael I actually ended up doing the tile on point. Herringbone was going to be too big of a PITA for my skill level unfortunately
Jul
7
comment hissing noise coming from outlet in kitchen
Probably snakes then
Jul
6
comment 36 year old no frost refrigerator has stopped heating. Is it worth tracking problem and fixing or is replacement the most economical option?
Isn't it supposed to be cooling?
Jul
6
comment Should it cost less than $12,000 to replace a bathroom and cast iron pipes in 1960s home?
$12k to replace a joist? That seems like plenty.
Jul
5
comment Tile basement bathroom over cracks without Ditra
What kind of tiles are they?
Jun
28
comment Maxi Pad flushed down the toilet
It's probably fine. Stop doing that.
Jun
28
comment Which adhesive sealant for bathroom fixture escutcheons?
This sounds very similar to the process used on the grout colored silicone I've been using. Thanks! Hoepfully this works
Jun
27
comment Which adhesive sealant for bathroom fixture escutcheons?
I have clear silicone and I have non-sanded polyblend siliconized caulk. Where do I put it though? Is it supposed to be seen or not?
Jun
27
comment Which adhesive sealant for bathroom fixture escutcheons?
What does "pre treatment" mean? I have sealed the stone already
Jun
27
comment Which adhesive sealant for bathroom fixture escutcheons?
4 says to use an adhesive/sealant of some sort but doesn't specify anything about what kind or anything helpful to me
Jun
26
asked Which adhesive sealant for bathroom fixture escutcheons?
Jun
14
comment Supply Elbow doesn't tighten against wall
@Tester101 I was using nothing at first just to test fit but then I put some teflon tape on just to see if that would somehow help. It didn't. I also have paste around here somewhere
Jun
14
comment Supply Elbow doesn't tighten against wall
Thanks for the great answer. Do you happen to know why I'm running into this issue? Is it common? Did I make some bad assumptions somewhere?