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Mar
15
revised Is this decorative trim or exterior bracing?
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Mar
15
answered Is this decorative trim or exterior bracing?
Mar
15
comment Cover/block square Schluter Kerdi tile-in shower drain
There are several types, some very thin that conform to the drain/sink. Water pressure helps press them intot he base. The biggest risk in your application (as opposed to a simple sink use) are the grout lines. They may make a tight seal and the associated water pressure a bit more problematic. Fuller grout lines would reduce the risk.
Mar
14
answered Cover/block square Schluter Kerdi tile-in shower drain
Mar
14
answered Can I safely use a 9w LED bulb in place of a 40w incandescent?
Mar
11
comment Can a drywall ceiling support hanging a 20kg chandelier
@keshlam As WolfHarper points out, there are NEC specs for ceiling boxes to hold various weights, including fan boxes. When a suitable box is firmly mounted to a joist or a solid wooden brace between joists, it can easily hold a 50 lb. fixture. But that did not seem to be what the OP was describing. Personally, I would not trust a bare box unless I could get at least two long screws into a serious framing member.
Mar
11
revised Can a drywall ceiling support hanging a 20kg chandelier
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Mar
11
comment Can a drywall ceiling support hanging a 20kg chandelier
@WolfHarper Thanks. fixed.
Mar
11
revised Can a drywall ceiling support hanging a 20kg chandelier
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Mar
11
comment Can a drywall ceiling support hanging a 20kg chandelier
@WolfHarper Excellent point. I will add your info to the answer.
Mar
11
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Mar
11
comment Could this wall material contain asbestos?
+1 This stuff is not generally available as a building material any longer, largely having been replaced by drywall. It is often called beaverboard after one of the early manufacturers (Beaverboard is actually trademark). It was also known as Upson Board, Cornell board, Sterling, and Fibro-Wallboard. While it is a form of fiberboard, is should not be confused with MDF or HDF, both much denser material.
Mar
11
comment How Do I Fix This Broken Switch?
It appears to be model # 28051027.
Mar
11
comment Outside garage lights
Or pictures of the wires in the switch box.
Mar
11
answered Installing pvc molding
Mar
10
answered Can a drywall ceiling support hanging a 20kg chandelier
Mar
10
comment Can a drywall ceiling support hanging a 20kg chandelier
Do you mean without any attachment to bracing, just hanging from the drywall?
Mar
9
answered Finding studs in a horse hair plaster wall?
Mar
9
revised can someone disarm our ADT alarm system by removing the cable?
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Mar
9
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