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Apr
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reviewed No Action Needed What is this rectangular device on my apartment wall?
Apr
3
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Apr
3
comment Will having a joint between concrete beams weaken a structure?
Can you post some pictures?
Apr
2
comment How should I finish around this hole in my slab?
Does it need to be accessible? Or are you covering it over?
Apr
1
answered Can I use the original drain line after I move my washing machine twenty feet away?
Apr
1
comment How can I attach stainless steel utensils to aluminium posts?
Solder won't work. Solder isn't for structural connections. You need a solid mechanical fit first.
Apr
1
comment Why don't people use rigid or spray foam insulation in attics?
I think it has to do with cost. Blown Cellulose is good enough, and significantly cheaper.
Apr
1
comment How do I locate studs in my wall?
When all else fails, ask the Super for advise. He or she probably knows the building.
Mar
28
comment How can I build a privacy fence?
Just to be clear: @Mansfield is saying 6 ft above ground, and 3 ft below, for a 9 ft piece of timber.
Mar
27
reviewed Reviewed What's the best way of replacing a plug or switch in a house with aluminum wiring?
Mar
27
comment What's the best way of replacing a plug or switch in a house with aluminum wiring?
You should probably talk about what a proper connection is.
Mar
22
comment Do shower water supply line covers need to be sealed or caulked?
If I had a tube of caulk open already, I'd run a bead around the inside, just to act as a glue to hold it up.
Mar
22
comment Why does my house carry sound so much?
Precisely what I was thinking. Also Fabric curtains on the windows. Glass is a very acoustically reflective surface.
Mar
22
revised Do shower water supply line covers need to be sealed or caulked?
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Mar
22
revised Is it practical to install a second water heater near my kitchen?
Cleaned up translation.
Mar
22
revised How can I level my bedroom floor?
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Mar
22
comment How can I level my bedroom floor?
@TheEvilGreebo Good point. I was thinking in the other direction. As well, they could simply be a bit twisted, and stabilizing blocks might help.
Mar
22
revised How can I level my bedroom floor?
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Mar
22
comment How can I level my bedroom floor?
@TheEvilGreebo I think the shingles were cedar shims. He was talking about shimming it up. Sounds really tough to me.
Mar
22
reviewed No Action Needed How to remove old vinyl tiles?