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Is 12mm too much of a transition on flooring?

Debating tearing up tile that is 1/4” high or just leaving and putting vinyl floor over it. Is a 12mm transition down to the hardwood floor too much? What would I use for transition strip that would ...
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Butt joint transition from drywall to wood with joint compound or other material to prevent future cracks from wood movement

I'm having countertops installed and the top cap of pony wall is two stacked 2x4s with the wood outer edge flush with the drywall. My first thought was just to prime the wood and use joint compound ...
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Best way to reattach transition strip?

I have this wooden transition strip between a laminated "wood" floor and a ceramic/"stone" tile floor. It recently came unglued with wear and I want to put it back on. It looks ...
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Transition from NM-B to THHN/THWN-2 for an attached garage subpanel

This question is similar to others, however similar questions suggested are over 5 years old. The work has not yet begun, but here is what I am thinking. I am running a 50A 240V circuit from my main ...
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What transition should I use between a room and a stairway with a door?

I have two rooms plus a bathroom above my garage. There is a stairway in the back of the garage that leads to it. There is a door at the top of the stairway that leads to this space. I installed ...
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Where pipes and wires are usually placed under door frames?

After putting laminate flooring in the apartment, I need to install floor transitions under the doors/room connections. Since in a couple of places, there is ~2mm difference in height, I decided to ...
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Transitioning from cement board to drywall on a corner -what options do I have?

In the diagram below I need to transition from cement board to drywall (on the edge marked with red) Do I need anything special for this? That outside corner will be covered in tiles as the ...
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Transitioning box and electrical wire

I am planning to install some convenience receptacles in the deck area. I will use a PVC conduit, and it will run at the bottom/side of the joist and beams. I am not sure if I will use THHN or Romex ...
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Filling gap between Schluter transition strip and drywall

I did a noob mistake in my first major DIY project of bathroom remodeling When I installed the cement backer board I left some gap between the cement board and the drywall. On top of that when I ...
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Are transition strips necessary in doorway for same level tile to tile?

I removed the carpet in a room and now I am installing wood like ceramic tile. There is existing 12" by 12" ceramic tile in the hallway. Both Tiles are the same level. The wood-like is light ...
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Help with awkward transition strip between tile and carpet

I would like to replace carpet in a hallway with tile. The carpet extends into multiple living spaces. I can do all the transition strips except for one that has me flummoxed. The transition strip ...
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Alternative to T Transitions for floating laminate floor

I have a floating floor on concrete slab that joins to tile in a number of common, high traffic walk ways in our home: The standard way of joining a floating floor to a fixed one (or two floating ...
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Tile to tongue & groove paneling transition and window casings

As part of my complete master bedroom remodel I'm completely redoing the "jacuzzi room". The current jacuzzi has a wood surround and is completely not water proof as water gets in between ...
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How to deal with Densheild to drywall transition disparity

I'm in the process of tiling now (porcelain tile). I noticed that the seam between the Densheild and the drywall is slightly not even. Do I need to use the all purpose compound (used for dry wall) to ...
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Top of stairs wood tread to carpet transition level issue

I'm doing a DIY project converting my carpeted stairs to stained 1" think red oak treads and painted poplar risers. My issue is at the top of the stairs where I'm placing a narrow stair tread, this ...
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How can I repair a rotted door threshold?

Recently the wood transition strip at the door from my garage to the backyard came loose. When I pulled the transition strip it appears the underlying wood is rotted, how would I go about repairing ...
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Are transition strips necessary in doorway for laminate?

I all installing laminate flooring in my basement. The basement is a simple layout. The stairs lead down to a 6'x6' landing. Turn left into a rectangular room, no door but the entrance is 5' or so. I ...
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How to cut the correct angle on transition strips

I just relaid my kitchen flooring using floating laminate. I am trying to figure out the best way to get these angles correct for a flush cut on the transition. If all else fails I'll cut to make it ...
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Flooring multiple rooms

The photo attached shows both vinyl/ laminate flooring and carpet. My plan is to rip out carpet and install new vinyl flooring right on top of existing hardwood floors. Once I rip out carpet the ...
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How to install wood laminate flooring against existing hardwood transition in doorway?

We are getting ready to sell our home and are planning to replace carpet in three bedrooms with laminate wood flooring. We have hardwood in the rest of the hallways, kitchen, dining, etc. In each of ...
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Hardwood to Tile Different Height Transition

We've just installed some large format tile in our home which required a good chunk of mortar and thinset due to its weight, and as a result we now have a large height difference in this door frame ...
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Closing gap around floor transition strip and door trim

Having finished major renovations, I'm focusing now on the fit and finish work in a 1964 U.S.A. ranch-style home. As you can see in these pictures, the slap-dash flooring transition is shoddily done ...
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Trim for floor transition where tile is LOWER than adjacent hardwood [duplicate]

I have yet to find a product or a question addressing this. The issue is quite simple. I am installing a tile floor in the bathroom, and the finished tile floor at the doorway will sit significantly ...
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Laminate Floor, existing is 8mm, installing 12 mm next to it, How should I transition?

So the current laminate floor is 8mm, we are removing the carpet and installing 12mm right next to it. Currently there is standard T molding with the blunt edge adapter strip on one side. I would ...
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I am unable to find such t moldings or reducer where it fits my laminate to tile transition

I got this picture from another post and since I am new to this community I dont know much on how i can ask questions to existing posts or comments also it did not allow me to do so. Below is a ...
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What are the typical height differences between carpet and hard floor?

I'm raising an 80's style dropdown livingroom to be even with the rest of the floor. The dropdown area I'm raising will be carpet and the adjoining floors will be laminate (hard floor). The goal is ...
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How can I non-destructively remove hardwood transition strips?

I'm trying to replace some tiles, but the transition between the hardwood floor and tiles has caused me some trouble. The hardwood floor was installed sometime after the tiles, so the transition ...
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Uneven gap between two different floors

We recently had our bathroom renovated, subfloor replaced and vinyl flooring installed, but now there's a gap underneath the door. It measures 3 3/4" x 23" and I'm not sure of any products that ...
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Transition piece first or baseboard first?

I installed new floor so the transition height has changed from one room to the next. I took off the baseboards first before installing the floor. The problem is I am not sure what's the cleaner, ...
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Are transitions strips necessary from room to room if installing luxury vinyl planks throughout house?

I would like to replace our carpet and tile with the locking/floating luxury vinyl planks throughout most of the house. Our house runs long and think it would look so much nicer without transition ...
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How do I lay hardwood over a transition in a room that is not level?

We are going to be laying hardwood in our entire upper floor. The subfloor between two of the rooms is on a bit of a slope. What's the best way to lay the hardwood over this transition. We are going ...
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How do I replace this tile/marble transition in a tiled bathroom?

I planned to keep this marble piece for the transition to the new tile floor in the bathroom, but I broke it during demo. What’s the best way to replace it, or should I use a different transition? ...
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Hardwood flooring: transitions and expansion gaps

I'm gearing up to start installing flooring in my remodel, and I'm looking for input of a few finer details. My house is a split level, and I'm installing hardwood on the upper level with the ...
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Help with transition between rooms using hardwood and laminate flooring

All hardwood and laminate flooring needs an expansion gap according to every manufacturer. My problem is that I am replacing carpeting in one room that connects to my entryway area. The new floor ...
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Transitioning from pre-existing bullnose tile edge to drywall

How can I create a clean line between a pre-existing bullnose tile edge and the drywall that is to be skim coated and painted? I was disgusted with the upper half of my bathroom walls which were ...
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How to transition laminate flooring to this prefab threshold?

I know I should leave a gap around all edges of free-floating laminate flooring, but I'm not sure how to do that in front of this door. What should I use to cover the gap? This is an outswing ...
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How to transition two different types of roof so there is no rain leaking between them?

Below are some renders of an unfinished structure I've made to protect a stack of wood next to an existing shed. It's made of a very simple frame with a pin-and-hole fastening setup at the ends that ...
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PVC pipe transition from 1 1/4" to 3/4", in lawn application - will joints hold?

My main run is 1 1/4" PVC. If I reduce straight to a 3/4", will that blow out the joints? Should I transition to 1", then to 3/4"? The water source is well, with good pressure.
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Hardwood floor - how to avoid different levels between rooms

We removed travertine tile from the kitchen to extend hardwood floors through out the house. Underneath the travertine was plywood on top of the 1x6s. Can we also remove the plywood and lay the ...
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What parts needed to finish exterior door?

Some background before my question: I had a bad installer for my exterior door that faces the backyard. We are no longer in touch because of this and other bad jobs he did for me. Moving on, I have ...
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How can I transition between these floors at differing levels?

I need some ideas for the transition trim. I don't want it too tall. I have kids and don't want them to trip over it.
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removing a transition strip between linoleum and hardwood

I am going to tile an entrance way that is currently linoleum. The transition strip between the linoleum and a hardwood floor is glued down, it appears that it may be construction adhesive, very ...
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Floating floor invisible transition

Can caulk or similar be used to create invisible transition between floating wood flooring and vinyl floor tiling - the floor under the tiling has been built up to match level of floating wood floor) ...
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Transition from wood laminate to concrete 3/8" down

What should I put down to transition wood laminate to concrete floor 3/8" down? Last owner did a DIY rehab it seems, and they just left a bare edge of the wood tile with a visible gap under it - ...
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Installing floor threshold/transition - should I remove existing grout between wood laminate and ceramic tile?

I want to install a wood transition board where wood laminate meets ceramic tile at a basement bathroom doorway. The previous homeowner grouted the joint between the ceramic and the wood laminate ...
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Fix/redo grout between ceramic tile and wood laminate before putting down threshold (transition)?

I want to put a floor threshold between a bathroom (ceramic tile) and hallway (wood laminate). I bought, cut, and stained a wood threshold (transition) to fit the door frame, so I would like to use ...
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How do I transition from a wood floor to tile that has a 1-1/4" height difference?

I have three of these transitions that I need to do something about. I thought I would be able to buy a reducer but them seem to top out around 3/4". After doing some more research it seems that I ...
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How can I transition from baseboard to a flat bathtub?

I have 3 1/4in baseboard molding that I want to transition from to a flat surfaced bathtub/shower. What are the generally accepted options for doing so? I could cut it at a 45, 90 or some other option ...
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What are my options for handling kitchen floor/dining room floor height differences?

I'm reflooring both my kitchen and the adjoining rooms. The kitchen will be tile and the Living Room/Dining Room will be engineered hardwood. I'm going down to the joists in the kitchen because the ...
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Hardwood to Laminate floor transition [closed]

We recently purchased this house and it has hardwood in the entryway but the rest of the room is carpet. We don't want to spend money on hardwood floor and want to put laminate. Do you'll think the ...
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