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Old 06-12-2009, 02:34 PM   #1
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plugging holes left from radiator removal

I had radiant heat installed and removed the baseboard heaters. I now have small 3/4" holes in floor where the copper radiator pipes came up. What's the best way to plug these up? after they are plugged, I would like to then patch them with pad and carpet in the living room and linoleum elsewhere to minimize the eyesore effect. I'm a total noob when it comes to home improvement.


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Old 06-12-2009, 04:13 PM   #2
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Find some dowels that fit tight. Cut them slightly longer than you need. Put wood glue on them and drive them in the holes. After the glue dries, use a flexible hand saw and trim them flush.


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