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    What would you recommend?

    The last thing I have to do to complete my kitchen remodel is to install some crown molding around where my range hood duct goes thru the ceiling.

    I'm torn between using white crown (so that it...
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    Re: Tubs- Acrylic vs. Steel

    I recently completed a bathroom remodel and I purchased a 30"X60" Kohler cast iron tub for a little over $400 which I didn't think was too bad.
    I had considered an acrylic unit, but I found that the...
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    Re: I screwed up BIG!

    The door is a single panel door and the top stile is narrower than the bottom stile so I can't flip it upside down and since I want it to still hinge from the same side I can't rotate the whole unit...
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    Re: I screwed up BIG!

    Nope....no room to move anything. The room is only 8 X 8 to start with and I tried to cram as much in there as I could :).

    Thanks for the reply.
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    I screwed up BIG!

    I'm remodeling my bathroom - the whole thing -- and in the process I wanted to put in a larger door. The old one was 28" wide and swung out into the hallway.
    I decided to put in a 30" door and have...
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    Pre-hung door questions

    In the course of remodeling my bath, I'm replacing the door with one that's 2" wider. I bought a pre-hung door. My house was built in 1950 and has plaster walls over rock lath.
    My question is about...
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    Re: Best Bowl wash toilet

    According to Consumer Reports (who else would test this stuff :)), the Kohler Highline toilet is the best at 'solid waste' and 'cleaning'.
    It can be had at Lowe's for $198.
    You might want to check...
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    Re: Bathroom Exhaust Fan Noise Problem

    Look for a "low sone" fan. I have no idea what you have, but if you look for a fan that's rated below 1 sone it ought to be quiet.
    You can start your research on this site.
    I've bought faucets from...
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    Proper size for bath exhaust fan

    I'm remodeling my bath and want to do the ventilation right.

    The room is just under 8x8. The volume of the room is 481 cu ft. There is just one tub with a shower and a toilet.

    Using the...
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    How to properly tighten down a toilet

    I suspect this topic has been answered already, but I did a search and didn't find an answer so I'm going to ask anyway.

    I'm about to install a new toilet and I'm wondering if anyone out there has...
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    Re: Heating issue for one room

    Thanks ****hiller.

    Yes, I've already adjusted the dampers on the remaining heat runs to (attempt to) balance out the airflow.
    I've considered adding one of those booster fans but then I would...
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    Heating issue for one room

    I have a heating issue that Id appreciate some advice for. This is a long post so Ill apologize in advance.

    My home is in Western New York. It its a Cape Cod and was built in 1950 and has...
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    Re: specs for trap in condensate drain?

    The line from the condensate drain drains into a condensate pump that eventually drains into the sewer, but the purpose for the trap as I understand it is to prevent conditioned air from leaking...
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    specs for trap in condensate drain?

    This weekend, I removed a no longer functional electrostatic air cleaner and replaced it with an 'Air Bear' filter housing.
    In the course of this work, I had to disconnect the condensate drain for...
  15. Re: What is the ideal position (front to back) for under cabinet lighting?

    Yeah...exactly what I decided to do. Turns out about 5" from the wall seemed to be the best position.
    Thanks guys.
  16. What is the ideal position (front to back) for under cabinet lighting?

    I've purchased under cabinet lighting fixtures (1" thick with T5 fluorescents) to install in my new kitchen and I'm seeking advice on the ideal front to back location for installing them so that they...
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    Re: Priming new drywall

    Thanks to all for the helpful advice
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    Priming new drywall

    Is one coat of primer (assuming it's of good quality) enough on new drywall before the finish color?
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    Pricing for closed cell foam insulation

    I'm re-doing my kitchen and I'm about to have the one exterior wall (which faces west)insulated with closed cell spray foam insulation. I'm being quoted a price of $1.50/board foot.
    So a wall that's...
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    I have a BIG problem. I'm remodeling my kitchen and I have a range hood to install over a peninsula.
    Wouldn't you know, the center of the 6" duct is right in the middle of a floor joist. I've...
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    Kitchen Lighting design

    Does anyone know of a website(s) that would have pointers about proper design and layout of lighting in a kitchen remodel?
    I'm planning on using recessed cans, but things I need to know are...
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    Re: ever heard of Cavaliere range hoods?

    Thanks again for the reply. So if our design includes a 30" slide in range it's appropriate that the hood be 36"? You mentioned that the hood should be 27" deep. This model is only 19 5/8" deep....
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    Re: Electric mat radiant floor heating?

    Our house has forced air heat. I'm considering heating the floor because our kitchen is always so cold in the winter (Western NY). When I gut the walls, I hope to find the location of the...
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    Re: ever heard of Cavaliere range hoods?

    THanks very much for the reply.
    I did email this company with some fundamental questions such as you suggest, but never received a reply. I may call their 800 number.

    I never gave the potential...
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    ever heard of Cavaliere range hoods?

    I'm planning a kitchen remodel and we have (and will continue to have) a range in a peninsula that will require an 'island mount' range hood.
    I've started shopping and these babies are pricey!
    I...
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