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How can I fix my loose Towel Hanger that is sliding down and making the bar fall

We have a towel hanger that is fitted to drywall. It has two circular bases at edge and has a bar that joins these two bases to make a towel hanger. One of these bases is loose, so it slopes down ...
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How do I repair ceiling joists separating from beam/hanger?

We purchased our house about 4 years ago, and I've recently noticed that in the attic, several of the ceiling joists are not fully "bearing" on the hangers. This is a house build in the late ...
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Can mild steel square tubing 33x33mm Square with 2mm walls support a desk-top?

Here is the basic idea: An L-shaped computer desk mounted to the wall with no legs. (Screens will be mounted on the wall.) This is the Mounting Bracket: The length of the tube will be 22", ...
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How many nails can be in a floor joist before it's a problem?

This sounds like a weird question but I can't find an answer online to it. We have a non-loadbearing partition wall that is sitting parallel to but between two joists. In between the joists, there is ...
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Is it possible to repair this hanging mechanism

We bought some used furniture to put up on the wall. Yesterday we tried to put it up but it became apparent that we couldn’t tighten the screw on one of the hangers to bring the cupboard close to the ...
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How to replace deck joist hanger in place?

I have a deck joist hanger or two that I was considering replacing in-place if possible. The issue is this deck is 20+' in the air on uneven ground so supporting the joist from underneath before ...
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Strengthen ceiling joist with external bridge?

I have 2x6 ceiling joists in my finished garage and have attached a ring hanger on a single joist. When I hang my entire body weight there is an almost imperceptible amount of sag on the joist. ...
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Install hose hanger with Regular drill and bits

Disclaimer: I am very newbie when it comes to DIY stuff, so be patient :) So I have installed this hose hanger into my exterior brick wall using 12V cordless drill. Looks sturdy, but I do have some ...
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At what height should I install my (coat) rack? [closed]

I'm planning to install a coat rack on the right side of my bedroom closet, at the place marked with *: +----------------+ | | | | | | | | | ...
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Supporting this old 2x4 hip roof rafter to the beam

I'm renovating an old house which had a hip roof. One of the roof rafters (2x4) comes down on an angle and isn't supported on the beam. I thought a strong tie lssj would work but the rafter is a bit ...
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What do you call a door-attached bar for hanging belts?

Closet doors, particularly those for the closet section which houses a rail with hangers, often have a sort of a cylindrical bar attached to the inside of the door. A thin bar at a short distance from ...
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How to hang a frame with a sawtooth hanger from a wall?

This might be a 2 part question so I can break it out into two parts if needed. How do I hang a frame with a sawtooth hanger onto a wall with a nail? Can I use a screw and anchor on the wall to hang ...
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Is using a single hanger plus a framing angle on a double member sufficient

I recently had a deck built. The deck has a few places where double joists are used between beams to allow cutouts for trees. The framers used single joist hangers for the 2x6 16" oc joists. On ...
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Hanger or recommendations for steel hanger for deck beam

I am building a deck. One of the beams (beam 1 in sketch) is a 20' x 5-1/4" PSL beam. The beam is sitting on a 6x6 concrete post with a carport post saddle on one side. My plan is then to ...
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