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    Re: kind of foundation for cast iron bathtub

    Thanks for all the advice. After talking to our contractor (who will install this heavy tub), we are going to reinforce the joists and add 3/4-inch plywood underlayment. The tub area will be next...
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    kind of foundation for cast iron bathtub

    We want to install a Kohler cast iron tub. We will have a 1/2-inch plywood subfloor after taking up the existing vinyl, etc. Installation instructions for the tub sound like 1/2-in plywood will be...
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    Re: seal around heating ducts to prevent pests

    Thanks - good idea.
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    Re: Yet another radon / insulation question

    Please remember that if you use a vapor barrier sealed to the foundation to prevent radon gas from entering your living space, you must provide a venting system to permit the gas to exit the "crawl...
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    seal around heating ducts to prevent pests

    Our house is built into the side of a hill. The lower level consists of two areas: a crawlspace and an unfinished basement area. A floor-to-joist concrete block wall separates the two. Heating...
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    old Delta faucet handle removal

    We have a Delta shower/tub faucet held in place by an allan head set screw. The handle hasn't been removed in about 20 years, and the set-screw threads are frozen to the handle. We have tried soaking...
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