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    Cost to Level a Floor?

    I have a ~200 square ft. room right above our garage, which slopes down from one side to another. The slope is pretty bad. The house is a 1930's cape, but my room is an add-on that some previous...
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    Making Wooden Radiator Covers

    I would really like to make wooden radiator covers since the metal ones rattle when we step on the floor near them, and are ugly in general.

    But I do have some questions

    1) For those that have...
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    Re: Can Someone Help Me Fast?

    Ugh the home prices in this town aren't really affected by the rest of the nation. It's a town with outrageous home prices but the schools are very excellent. There isn't a lot of negotiating room in...
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    Can Someone Help Me Fast?

    My family purchased a home about 6-8 months ago and I am living in a part of the house which is above the garage and has been built long after the house was built. Judging from the look of the floor,...
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    Re: Uneven Floor Levels

    sorry for not uploading the pictures right away. The camera is being a bit fussy and I will try to get some tomorrow!
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    Re: Uneven Floor Levels

    Would some pictures help?
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    Uneven Floor Levels

    Hi all,

    My family is moving into an old house, built in the 1930's. It is a cape style house, which is common in this area. Anyway, the room I am staying in is built directly over the garage. My...
  8. Thread: Wood floor

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    Re: Wood floor

    Do you mean just press them together next to each other? I'm not too sure on the matter, but have you considered gluing them to the subfloor?
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    Re: Guitar Hanger- any stress on the wall?

    What about the stress part? I would really like to mount it just to the wall...
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    Re: "Ikea Eldig Glass Ceramic Cooktop"

    so if any grease gets on it, it is most likely impossible to remove? There is nothing that can be done?
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    "Ikea Eldig Glass Ceramic Cooktop"

    We are considering putting this on our island in the future, along with re-doing the kitchen with IKEA products. Question is, has anyone used this glass ceramic cooktop?
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    Guitar Hanger- any stress on the wall?

    I would like to hang an electric bass guitar on my wall, but I am not sure if the wall hangers would cause too much stress to the wall. Does anyone have a hanger for their wall? I am thinking of...
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    Which Primer to use?

    I'm going to be applying primer to all of the walls inside my house today, and I would like to know if there is a specific brand of primer someone would like to recommend. Also how many coats of...
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    Re: Basement is humid, Also floor is uneven

    Well as I was working on the house today I found that while there is a noticeable slope on the basement floor, it wasn't enough to bother me for now.

    As for the humidity, I think a dehumidifier...
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    Re: Basement is humid, Also floor is uneven

    I'll definitely be getting a dehumidifier for sure.

    The basement floor is not cracked, it just slopes toward the middle by a couple of inches. Also, there is no floor drain ( or not one that I can...
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    Basement is humid, Also floor is uneven

    Hey everyone. My family bought a new house ( our first actually ) and while it's not in the worst shape, it does need some work. We are looking to work from the ground up, and the first thing that...
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