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  1. Sticky: Poll: Re: Log in or register to vote for the August 2013 cover of This Old House Magazine

    It is telling me that the poll is closed with only 13 votes. I just received the email that says I have 5 days. Oh well, I guess they really don't want...
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    drawer slide source

    Does any one know of a source for undermount full extension drawer slides that can be used on 3/4 inch drawers in a 29 inch cabinet? I don't care about soft close features. I would like my drawers to...
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    Re: cabinet quandry

    My husband just asked one other question. Is it possible to put a wood veneer directly over the melamine? We would probably only do this on critical cabinets which are highly visible.
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    Re: cabinet quandry

    Thank you everyone for your comments. I guess I feel slightly better about keeping these cabinets although I suspect they will always evoke a negative emotion. As it turned out, the company's owner...
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    Re: cabinet quandry

    I guess my major question is are plywood boxes that important? I am not really questioning the increase in price although it kills me at this point in the renovation to have that big a jump.
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    Re: cabinet quandry

    The original paperwork does not list box construction materials. The sales person is willing to take the cabinets back and replace if I pay the upgrade cost as she did remember my asking that...
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    cabinet quandry

    I ordered Crystal cabinets months ago. Yesterday they arrived and I was dismayed to see that the boxes were made out of particle board with melamine laminate and not plywood. They are custom line and...
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    Re: REALLY need some input...

    The house is great. I do agree that the color is wrong as it looks tired and doesn't really fit the style. Also the paint looks to be in bad shape in one of the close up shots. Color is personal so...
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    BonaTtraffic floor finisher mishap

    Does anyone have an suggestions for a matte finish product to put over the 2 part water based Bona Traffic finish? The satin finish doesn't look right on my reclaimed lumber floor.
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    radiant floor heat question

    We have added an addtion on to our house to expand our existing kitchen (first floor) and bedroom (2nd floor). We want to use hydronic radiant floor heat in these areas. We currently have a mix of...
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    Re: Pilot light won't stay lit

    It is a Slant Fin model # S-90 DP. For the rated btu, I saw AGA input 90,000; DOE Capacity 76,000 and Net I=B=R Water 66,000. I hope that helps

    The sq footage of the house is 1,854, we added...
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    Pilot light won't stay lit

    We have a Slant Fin natural gas boiler which is about 10 years old. The pilot light will not stay lit at this point. Recent repairs beginning at the start of the heating season include 2 new...
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