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  1. Thread: Stupid Codes

    by Doug18
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    Re: Stupid Codes

    Oh and this thread also reminds me of a property that I was recently looking at. In my area we have a code that if stairs have more than 4 treads then they need at least one arm rail. Well, in this...
  2. Thread: Stupid Codes

    by Doug18
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    Re: Stupid Codes

    Exactly!! I cannot agree more I live in probably the most permit-requiring cities in the country, It is pretty ridiculous, for example one of my friend's daughters was once shut down because she was...
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    Re: Washing machine turning clothes blue

    Interesting I am curious to see what the solution is
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    Re: Tear off half? 1925 local tree built house

    I agree with Keith, I would save some of the materials on the house and use them on a new one (beams in a great room, repurposed siding as a chair rail, ect.) this way you have a new efficient home...
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    Re: How to make your own tools

    ***, this guy is really aspiring to be amish, I like how he used tapered dowels and pins on the whole thing instead of nails ... I dont have the patience for that. This whole movie kind of reminded...
  6. Re: Need help with shower door installation problem please

    As far as a maintenance issue with the way it is installed now it will probably be "functional" but that being said I am a bit of a perfectionist myself and that would never fly it is just plain...
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    Re: Sub floor repairs

    If you could get your hands on some foam insulation coupled with new insulated subfloor boards that would be key to reducing sound transfer. as far as fixing the squeeks and cracks It seems that they...
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    Re: best material for shed base(plywood or osb)

    I would definitely use plywood and paint or seal it well. If OSB even has an area that water can drip on it it will deteriorate rather quickly. I didnt see in your description but I would also plan...
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    Re: Forgot to caulk when installing window

    A nail in every hole? *** really didnt want that window to go anywhere haha. yep as the two others have said just use some of the water seal tape and you should be fine applied bottom to top.
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    Re: a safe Medic Alert bracelet

    I would say try the one in the link that you had posted I know a couple of my friends have them and they love them and say they are very comfortable. I would stray away from ankle and necklace...
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    Re: Plywood Utility Cart Plans

    It is easy to design these types of carts from scratch just determine what your use will be for it and then build the frame appropriately and if you have one local tractor supply company is an...
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    Re: From 1980 to 1920...my bathroom remodel

    Very nicely done the '80s were a dark age for interior design haha It looks 100% better now
  13. Re: Can I Install Aluminum Fascia On Fascia Without Removing Gutters?

    Yes, Aluminum facia can be installed with the gutter still on the wall. This can be accomplished by using a flat bar and a hammer to remove a section of the gutter spikes, once removed the new...
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