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    Re: Building radiator covers

    I saw a video of Tom Silvia bldg a cover and another contractor from the DIY Network site who has the Kitchen Impossible series. Check out their videos or step by step inx. Diy host uses MFD...
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    baseboard to concrete wall

    How would you go about attaching baseboard to a concrete wall. Would you use a constructive adhesive and then what type of fastener?
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    Regarding types of nailers

    How do I know what type of nailer and size of nails to use for different wood work such as quater round, baseboard, radiator cover ( MFD material) and etc. Do I need to use a brad nailer for certain...
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    Re: Laying new threads and risers

    Thanks Jkirk. Exactly what I needed to know. I intended to countersink the holes. I already bought the wood plugs.
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    Laying new threads and risers

    I want to lay down new threads and risers. Can I use 2 1/4 trim screws thru the threads into the stringers and the same for the risers? I know the head( sq head) is small but I will be able to fill...
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    Re: Fasteners used for stair threads

    I want to lay down new threads and risers. Can I use 2 1/4 trim screws thru the threads into the stringers and the same for the risers? I know the head( sq head) is small but I will be able to fill...
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    Fasteners used for stair threads

    I read to use 2 1/4 trim screws for the threads and risers to prevent squeaking. Another home improvement site used finishing nails. Which is correct.
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    Installing stacked stone

    I have a cement wall which I applied dryloc paint. I want to put up stacked stone. I was told that I first need to rough up the wall with a steel brush before installing. Also told that I would not...
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    floor installation

    Do you install a floating or other flooring left to right or start in the middle and travel to either end.
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    Replacing radiator

    I have a 60 yr old row home that has a cast iron radiator in the basement. Is there a more modern way I can go? How can I remove the radiator so I can fur out the wall behind the radiator? What pre...
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    anchoring into cinder block wall

    Some people told me to use tap cons but I could not find any for the size screw I need to use. Putting up handrail. Found plastic anchors that can be used for concrete, cinder block, dry wall. Has...
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