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How to glue laminate door threshold onto the tiles below

The image below shows the laminated wood flooring and the door threshold of a room, and the red tiled floor of a bathroom. Unfortunately, the door threshold has detached, revealing the white floor ...
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How to restore my tile pavement?

In my backyard there's a tile-paved area and there's a line where it goes from one level to another level: https://imgur.com/a/ZYN5Xfy The problem is, a lot of tiles on that edge are not held in place ...
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Best adhesive for hairline crack in porcelain tile

Someone dropped a hard object on the porcelain tile slab floor in our new house, chipping the tile and causing a hairline crack to open that runs to the edge of the tile slab on one side of the chip ...
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Where is the best place to cut and rebuild my bathroom drain pipe?

I am remodeling my bathroom. I'm at the point of fitting the drain in. They glued all the PVC together up to the ABS. Where would be a good place to cut? I've marked in the photo where I am thinking,...
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How to fit a mirror to this wall without drilling?

I feel like I am a bit stumped. I would like to place this mirror (60cm x 90cm, first image below) onto this wall (67cm x 94cm, second image below). I originally planned on using adhesive tape, ...
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How to glue a plastic clip onto an outdoor flat marble surface

I’m installing balcony lighting and want to glue plastic clips to guide the cable conduit onto the marble floor. I have not been able to find an adhesive that works on these two materials. What should ...
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Shower rod adhesive for tile

Need to hang a L shaped shower rod on a tile shower. See photo, red dots indicate the planned hanging area. The shower rod is an adhesive mount. Will this adhesive be strong enough to hold the weight ...
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Determining Type of Adhesive for Edge of New Countertop

I'd like to re-adhere the edge of this countertop to the counter. In searching for an answer, I found this post where it was recommended that a. the edge be taken completely off prior to re-adhering ...
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How to re-attach old ceramic tiles?

My house was built in 1946 (UK). I still have the original kitchen larder. Inside is a ?concrete plinth clad in ceramic tiles. Some of the tiles have become detached. How should I re-attach them? ...
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How can I remove tile from a floor?

3So I decided to remove old gross carpet from a bedroom we haven't used yet so I can start using it and discovered that there was a lot of black mold under it. I am assuming previous people either had ...
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Before engineered wood over unlevel concrete slab floor

Steps needed, or if recommended, before laying engineered hardwood over unlevel slab floor. Self leveling mix? Moisture barrier or just rubberized adhesive? Anything else?
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How to Remove Concrete Blocks

I have a few concrete blocks hard glued together to the garage floor to create a raised platform. What is the best/easiest way to remove this without damaging the floor? Any thoughts would be greatly ...
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What type of adhesive should I use to reattach cap stones on a sea wall?

I need to re-affix the stones. The flat-topped concrete flat-stone-capped seawall is in the atmospheric zone, but it takes a beating from waves during storms. It has no rebars protruding. I'm ...
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Glue broken plastic locking mechanism of Bosch vacuum cleaner [closed]

I have a Bosch handheld vacuum cleaner that works fabulously well. Today, however, a tiny plastic part that holds the dust container in place broke off during normal operation. The cleaner is two ...
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Best glue for curved veneer

I have older wood bedroom furniture whose veneers have come undone. I'd like to re-glue them with the strongest glue possible that can withstand temperatures of about 40-110 degree Fahrenheit. The ...
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Wall Shelves mounted on wood in garage

I want to take the ugly standing shelves in my garage to place wall shelves up and give me floor space back and make the garage look nicer. The previous owner put a lot of screws in the that wall, ...
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What is this trim material used for exterior board above uPVC window?

Recently a small exterior board fell down from above one of the uPVC windows in my house. and even though it mainly seems to have been there for cosmetic purposes I would like to put it back up. The ...
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Is non-strippable wallpaper glue favorable to strippable?

I am facing a choice between a strippable vs non-strippable wallpaper glue. Why would not anyone have the option to later strip it for whatever reason if all else is equal? But my question is is ...
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Can I use glue instead of nails to attach shoe molding to base molding?

I'll be installing some short lengths of base molding at one end of a room and then adding shoe molding along the base's bottom. It's a small job -- all of the base molding together will need just 16 ...
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Shrinking gaps in glued-down hardwood floor

So our birch floor has a lot of gaps near the kitchen sink. They are uneven in size, and it's as if the pieces have drifted toward sink. I've just spent some quality time prying crud out of the gaps, ...
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How to strongly adhere welcome mat to entry stairs without permanently damaging stairs?

Two stairs from my garage are ~13" x 45" Stairs appear to be granite or granite-like. I want to cut a mat in half to put a half on each stair, but how can I secure it to the stairs so they ...
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How to separate superglued fingers

I glued 2 of my fingers together with Rapid Fuse superglue. I have tried rubbing alcohol, butter, and warm soapy water.
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Can I use vinyl floor plank adhesive that has dried 24 hours or more?

I troweled the adhesive onto a clean concrete floor and then had to leave the house in an emergency and couldn't lay the plank until 24 hours later. By that time the adhesive had "dried" but ...
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Splashback tile to brick wall

I am planning to install ceramic tile 50x200mm to brick wall as a splashback in kitchen. There is less gap with sink tap and brickwall so there is no enough space to add plasterboard on brickwall. ...
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Dealing with Black Adhesive on the Floor

In my basement, there was likely an asbestos tile floor which was removed before we purchased the house, leaving behind a layer of black adhesive. I have seen a lot of questions/answers about remove ...
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Gluing laminate to plywood

I just got laminate wood cut and it’s wet. I’m drying it inside stacked with spacers. If this is wrong please let me know! I bought Grip Bond 4 to glue it to plywood after it dries. It’s for an ...
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Do I need to remove old adhesive if putting on the same adhesive?

I messed up putting in my vinyl floors today. I’m using Roberts resilient glue. I ended up scraping up what glue I could, but now a thin layer of residue remains. If I keep using the same glue, do I ...
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How can I remove residue left by shower door tracks?

I removed the base track for the shower doors and one side (one side was already removed) from a cheap shower (not ceramic) in my apartment. I got a caulk removal tool and have been using a dissolver ...
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How to bond weather seal to concrete floor under garage door

I have one of those generic Garage Door Weather Seal rubber strips that go under my canopy door. It came with an adhesive to bond it with, but I've noticed that it's started to lift in a lot of places....
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Glue to hold together wooden frame and mirror

I need to glue wooden frame to back of a small mirror, it's not that heavy - everything together should be around 4kg (9lbs). I know that there are specific mirror adhesives but can I use Universal/...
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Do I need to remove this residue from my floor and if so, how?

We’re in the process of laying down vinyl planks and want to tackle the kitchen next. We recently removed glued down hardwood and are left with this. We’ve tried sanding the residue down and it hasn’t ...
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Painting over a shattered miror

I recently shattered a sliding mirror/door in my entrance, it's about 250x130cm, so replacing it is not financially wise, and painting over it would look nice anyway, bringing my to my question : how ...
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Will adhesive remover soak into concrete and eventually ruin the LVP that will be installed?

We are removing carpet tile from a store front and need to install LVP. The carpet tile glue cannot be moved with a scraper, so I was planning on using adhesive remover on the existing glue. I was ...
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How to remove wall adhesive from the wall that has a wall paper?

I have a wall adhesive hook which I initially though would be easy to pull out. But it was not. I made some damage to wallpaper also because of my forceful, stupid action. Is there any chemical to ...
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What adhesive solution should use for walls with powdery surface?

I just moved into a new place and I am adding curtains in a window and do not want to put holes in the wall so I used 3M double sided adhesive hook for the curtain pipe. It works for a couple of days ...
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What adhesive do I need for this fireplace cladding?

I have a fireplace where the stones are falling out and some are loose. This is my first time dealing with fireplaces so i’m not sure what type of stone this is. What type of adhesive would I need for ...
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My sink is coming off the wall how do i fix it?

It is coming off the wall and as you can see the wall looks to be broken down i am not sure how to fix it correctly please help.
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Vinyl Plank Flooring Repair

Questions Flooring was already done before. Removed a drywall in the kitchen recently and leaving the floor unfinished. Removing the whole plank and add a new one is better? Or patching is better? ...
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A removeable adhesive, that sticks to metal to metal or metal to plastic, any suggestions? [closed]

I have a problem where I want to remove a pressed metal part, to be more specific the brake arm of a SRAM S7. I would like to make a hollow cup like jig, where I put a thread inside to pull out the ...
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How does one remove an epoxy metal to metal joint without using heat? [closed]

I have a threaded rod (3/8" coarse thread) that has a couple of nuts on it, glues in place with epoxy. This is part of jig that I have built and which is supposed to create linear movement when ...
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Fixing a wooden stair railing connection that came loose

One of the connections (for lack of better term) on the handrail along the stairs to the second floor came loose - it's actually fully detached from the upper part. Here is a look at the full ...
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Removing Shower Door Track

I am a relatively new home owner with much to learn. I successfully removed an ugly and basically non-functional shower door, but the bottom track is seemingly welded to the bathtub. I assume there’s ...
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How can I remove or cover flooring adhesive on my walls?

Background: I bought my first home recently from an elderly couple who had owned their home since 1970. The husband was a flooring contractor. In addition to installing different flooring in each of ...
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How to store partially-used construction adhesive tube [duplicate]

I use small 295ml caulking tubes of PL Premium construction adhesive for small repair jobs around the house. I usually only use a small amount of adhesive at a time; not a full tube. How can I store ...
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Stair Railing came apart

Hey everyone, I appreciate any help with this. My stair railing seemed to come apart towards the top where it curves before connecting to the wall. This confused me because I don’t see anyway to ...
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How to effectively remove white glue from a wall?

I have been removing some wood strips from a painted wall (see the image attached) which were attached using white glue. After the whole process, it has naturally left a variety of rests on the wall, ...
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What adhesive can I use to temporarily attach a tarp for flood control?

Hurricane Ian dumped so much rain that our neighborhood was flooded by 9-inch-deep rainwater. By sheer luck, after 5 hours, the water stopped rising just 1/2 inch below our thresholds. I wonder if ...
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Using adhesive to attach Durock to subfloor?

Durock's official installation guide says that using adhesive with a 5/8" v-notched trowel is a possible means of laminating the board to the subfloor: However I'm not certain which adhesive to ...
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If the vinyl floor glue was not tacky when flooring was put down, will it stick?

I had someone put down a sheet of vinyl flooring on existing vinyl flooring. It was cleaned very well, dried and then the new vinyl was applied; however, the person doing the job did not allow time ...
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How do you fasten interior walls to a post-tensioned slab?

I want to install French doors on an opening on the ground floor of my house. This will require building out a small interior wall to frame the doors as the opening is too big at the moment. We have a ...
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