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Transition between tile in bathroom and engineered hardwood with small height diffference

If the difference was only going to be 2mm, you could get by with a "T" transition. The wood ones would be better. The problem is all my tile jobs have ended up with close to 7mm of mortar ...
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What to do with gap between stair transition and carpet?

Easiest: get a wider "stair transition" strip, aka stair nosing:
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Water from peaked roof does not go into the gutter below. How do I fix this?

Based on the last photo,it looks like water coming down the valley overshoots the gutter. The solution would be aluminum sheet metal, in the corner where the water comes down. In your first picture, ...
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Cutting baseboard around lots of weird angles and floor transition

That gap if you go straight and avoid fiddly cuts is similar to something I had in my last house. I glued another piece of wood on the back (probably 20x20mm, or planed 1"x1") flush with the ...
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Cutting baseboard around lots of weird angles and floor transition

On the places where the threshold or transitions are and the floor goes higher than the rest of the floor on either side, I would simply run the base through and notch out the bottom of the base to go ...
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What to do with gap between stair transition and carpet?

This is more a design question than anything, but here's my $.03. I don't like brass strips. They smack of mobile homes and RVs--cheap and lazy. I like either wood or coordinating components. My hunch ...
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What to do with gap between stair transition and carpet?

I'd remove the carpet from the riser and nail a 1/8" thick primed piece of mdf to the riser.
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How to transition drywall to cabinet at pony wall?

Buy an end panel from the cabinetry company in the same color as the cabients. 30" should do. That allows you to cover the end of the ponywall and cabinet in one clean plane.
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How can I reduce trip hazard with a high exterior door threshold?

You can't. Any sloped ramp shallow enough to prevent trips will necessarily be several feet deep, creating an even more awkward situation in your room. Post a sign. Color the ledge in a contrasting ...
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How to transition laminate flooring to this prefab threshold?

They're called end caps and you have to have know how, but they're not difficult to figure out. 12 years of flooring under my belt.
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