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  1. Re: beadboard with existing chair rail & baseboard

    Hey,

    If you buy full sheets of of bead board and cut them to fit in between the the base board and chair rail it might work, but I wouldn't recommend it. Chances are that the base board isn't...
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    Re: Replacement Storm Window panels ?

    Hey Brookworld,

    That is kinda correct. Storm windows are a thing of the past and there are only a few companies still making them. Not only will they most likely be custom sized and expensive you...
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    Re: floor installation

    http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ContentView?pn=KH_PG_FL_Install_Snap_Laminate&langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053
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    Re: floor installation

    Hey Banktpg1,

    When installing wood or laminate floors you normally start in the corner against the longest wall. You also lay the flooring in the direction of the main light source, or longways...
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    Re: 75+ old wood double hung windows

    Hey Derekdilks,

    There really isn't a whole lot of use for window sashes that old. You can try and put them for sale or for free ******, but I wouldn't bet on them getting picked up.

    I have...
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    Re: Aluminum Window frames

    Hello Michelle121,

    Sounds like a project! I would get rid of them. Usually aluminum framed windows are installed into masonry openings. Do you have an all cement or brick construction? Or do you...
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    Re: Kitchen to Garage door replacement

    Hey Coblas,

    You must have a pretty nice garage to want to see it from the kitchen. I couldn't be happier that the door to my garage is solid. It's such a mess I don't want anyone to even know it...
  8. Thread: metal door

    by gotogregg
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    Re: metal door

    Hey Bro,

    A basic steel exterior door is built with a simple wood or composite frame usually about 1 1/2" thick. Where the door handle and dead bolt are located there is a lock block, which is a...
  9. Re: 200 Year old Barn siding used for Kitchen Cabs

    Hey Mark,

    That sounds awesome! Where did you get the wood from, your barn? I would test a couple of scrap pieces of the old wood with different products. I would try lightly sanding a few pieces...
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    Re: Laminate Flooring Installation

    Hey stevenitzkin,

    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. I have never heard of putting laminate on the wall before. What are you using to cover the edges?

    Well, normally when installing...
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    Re: Repairing chip in porcelain sink?

    Hey Mattb2517,

    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. My dishes have warnings on the back of them, "slippery when wet." That's too bad for your sink, but it shouldn't be hard to fix it. Is the...
  12. Re: wrapped wood-grain finish peeling off steel door

    Hey Bendem,

    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. That is very interesting. I've never seen a grain coating on a steel door before, but I have seen that type of construction of the door...
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    Re: Painting KItchen Cabinets

    Hey Jerry Spumberg,
    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. If your cabinets are in good shape structurally and you like the panel layout on the doors then it is definitely worth the time to...
  14. Re: Can I use LED bulbs in flush mount fixtures?

    Hey Kjeancoop,
    I am Gregg with the Home Depot in Chicago and I am slowly changing all my lights to LEDs. I have already replaced the bulbs in my flush mount fixtures with LEDs and they have worked...
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    Re: Decorative Glass Insert

    Hey,
    Most retailers that special order doors are able to order the glass inserts. Not every company that makes doors allows the purchasing of their glass, but most larger ones do. I hope this has...
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    Re: Decorative Glass Insert

    Hey Jack1999gs,
    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. Does your door already have a glass insert in it, or is it just a flush or paneled door? Are you planning on making the insert yourself or...
  17. Thread: i messed up

    by gotogregg
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    Re: i messed up

    Hey Rm300,
    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. It's not the end of the world, it's actually a common mistake. I would get a 3/4" x 3/4" piece of composite or pvc quarter round and glue it...
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    Re: Basement window

    Hey Jkirk,
    What I meant is that bigger window companies usually don't make typical basement Escape windows. Sorry, after rereading my post I can see how I worded it incorrectly. Thanks-Gregg

    HOME...
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    Re: Basement window

    Hey Gonzo820nd,
    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in the Chicago land area. What kind of basement windows are you replacing? Basements usually have either hopper windows or escape windows. Hoppers are...
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    Re: subfloor, new construction

    Hey Adam,
    I am Gregg with the home depot in Chicago. Thatís a good question, but I would say no. In the old days the way the flooring was installed was different because the flooring was different....
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    Re: Direction for hardwood

    Hey neug,
    I am Gregg from The Home Depot in Chicago. Usually the flooring direction is determined by the shape of the room and where the main natural light source is. You want the flooring to go in...
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    Re: exterior steel insulated door

    Hey kboudreau,
    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. I have messed up my fair share of doors while mortising the hinges or boring for the lockset, but messing up the backset isnít a tragedy....
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    Re: Sunroom windows

    Hey Debraben,
    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. I think it’s great that you are being conscientious towards protecting wildlife. Unfortunately there isn’t any special glass made to prevent...
  24. Thread: New flooring

    by gotogregg
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    Re: New flooring

    Hey Mlndhl175,
    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. I would get rid of the carpet and install laminate flooring. New laminate flooring looks great, can be used anywhere in your house, and some...
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    Re: Insulating a Vaulted ceiling in my garage

    Hey Nyeguy,

    I am Gregg with The Home Depot in Chicago. Sounds like youíve got yourself a pretty fun weekend project. You definitely want the proper ventilation on your ceiling when installing...
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