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    Re: Pex, Pex-Al-Pex, Onix.....

    My system will be between-the-joist staple up. I read with the onix tube you do not need the plates, is this correct?

    What I got from the previous post is that I can buy the $.30/foot pex and use...
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    Pex, Pex-Al-Pex, Onix.....

    Good, better, best??

    radiant floor heating, staple up. huge price difference for some of these types of tubing. I can put in almost a whole radiant system, boiler and everything, for the price...
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    Re: Cooling options with radiant heat system

    Currently I have a boiler with a hole inside and an exploded expansion tank and 11 radiators which i can see two of them have noticeable cracks. the house was a forclosure and the previous owner did...
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    Re: Cooling options with radiant heat system

    Kinda wanted to "re-open" this thread and see if anyone had some info. I am just starting tearing into a 1900 victorian in northern illinois. i am going to have radiant heated floors as well but...
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    Re: Concrete Counter Tops?

    I am looking into the same thing for my kitchen. i was also wondering how to connect two pieces to make one long continuous counter or a peninsula.
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    So i am getting a dumpster for this weekend and i still havent decided if i am going to take out the "back-plastering" or not. i checked it out and its only about 1/4" thick plaster with the lathe...
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    Thanks guys. Would it be a good idea to remove it? It is still solid, i.e. not crumbling anywhere. i was originally going to spray an inch of foam to seal the house but this stuff seems pretty...
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    Well we closed last week and have started the demo work. its tough putting in 9 or 10 hours at my regular job only to go home to put another 5 or 6 in at the house, but it will be worth it. i am...
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    Well we are now two weeks from the original close date and we still arent in yet. The bank who owned the house took their time getting the water turned on and dewinterizing the house so when they...
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    Re: Help need ideas on layout of gutted kitchen

    My wife and I are going to be in the same boat you are in in a few weeks (about to close on a house next week). We are gutting the kitchen and will have a few design obstacles too. One being the...
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    Found out today everything is good with the deal for the house. Appraised for $20k above what we are paying for which was a nice surprise. Now just waiting until April 9th for the close. Can't...
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    I figured I would only count the cost of materials into my "saving money" equation. I have more time than money and the new tools I acquire will be my bonus.
    We are going to have a double oven in...
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    I am going to build separate cabinets and not the built in type. JL makes a good point about them being more interchangeable. My Beautiful wife will have that kitchen rearranged 30 different ways...
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    Re: Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    thanks for the quick responses.

    Spruce - I enjoyed reading most of the "build your own cabinets" thread. there is some good stuff in there and I feel like I know you guys a little bit. Seems...
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    Making my own Kitchen Cabinets

    Hello all. I have enjoyed reading a lot of posts on the site and I am glad to see there are so many people out there with so much knowledge willing to share it with everyone. I am in the process of...
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