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Used Cabinets for Kitchen Remodel?

We're very seriously considering buying used kraftmaid kitchen cabinets. They're in good condition and have been professionally removed from previous kitchen. The cabinets are white with a blue island....
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Redoing my bathroom, painting shower glass

Remodeling my bathroom, I want to know if it's possible to paint the glass door of my shower with some sort of translucent or transparent paint to change the color? The shower side of the door is ...
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Do I need joist hangers on the ends of 12 ft. ceiling joists supported in the center?

I am installing a non-load-bearing drop ceiling in a basement remodel. 2x4 joists fastened into ledger boards using #10 3-1/8 grk screws. There is a rat run in the middle of the 12 foot span with ...
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What to do about cold spots on new electric heated floor? [closed]

I just had a new remodel done which included electric in floor heating. During the install they set the wires with leveler which ultimately sealed them in place. They sent me photos of the progress ...
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Can tile, cement, and grout rubble be used as fill under crawl space vapor barrier?

I am remodeling my bathroom (one of two) and was thinking how I can reuse the demolition debris instead of throwing it away. As one of my future projects was to encapsulate my crawl space, one of the ...
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No house wrap on 2007 built southern Oregon house, insurance claim or something that should be warrantied?

I am installing a second story deck. I cut into the T1-11 to get at the rim joist. There is no house wrap under the T1-11, but there is 1/2 inch osb sheathing. I also cut through the sheathing, and ...
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Must I redo the floor as part of a carport conversion?

I live in northern Alabama and was looking to convert my carport into a living room with a fireplace centered on the peak of the house. The front of the house faces the south. Do I need to re-do the ...
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Under stair room expansion [duplicate]

We have used a small room under the interior stairs as a pantry for a while and would like to expand it. Removed the drywall today and found this small framed out structure. Is it structural to the ...
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Should/can I use a shower pan liner with Schluter-Kerdi shower tray for my shower floor?

I originally planned to finish my shower floor with deck mud, shower pan liner, concrete mix, RedGard, mortar, and tile in this order: Pre-slope with deck mud Shower pan liner Post-slope with ...
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Where Does Mold Come From

Having (let's call it) a discussion with my GF about where the mold is coming from in our shower. My understanding is that mold originates from the wood. To be more specific, the wood gets wet and if ...
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Do you have to turn main water off when doing bathtub shower remodel

My apologies for what is likely a simple and dumb question. We plan to remodel our bathroom and are able to turn the water off for the sinks using the valves underneath them. However, what about the ...
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Proper Use of a Mud Ring?

Getting ready to hang the drywall in the garage, it's 5/8" - I'm not confident I have my 4x4 box for the dryer in the correct position. When mounting a 4x4 metal box such as the one in the photo ...
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