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  1. Hang stuff on walls

    Interior Decorating
    Hi, I've just moved to a new condo in Canada. It's a concrete-framed condo, but with standard drywall interior in the suite. I've lived in a wood-framed house before, and whenever I needed to hang stuff (TV, photo frames, mirrors..etc), I would usually find the studs in the drywall to hang...
  2. Shared water cut-off valve-condo

    Plumbing
    Is there a way to change out a shared water cutoff valve to one shut off for each condo unit? Thank You, JJ
  3. Default Cracks on condo building exterior facade

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I'm very close on closing a condo in downtown Chicago. The inspection went well but that was for the interior. of the condo. I just walked by the condo building yesterday and noticed there are a lot of cracks on the building outside wall. The building was built in 2005 so it is relatively new...
  4. Condominium Bathroom Reno.

    Plumbing
    Hi everyone. Not sure if i'm posting this in the right forum, but I would like some advice. My grandmother (77) lives in a 30 year old condo with her original bathroom in need of a complete redo. I would like to install a walk-in tub but am afraid to bite of more than I can chew. How...
  5. Kitchen floor tiles.

    Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi Folks, So I've embarked on a home renovation project from top to bottom. Bought a condo that was rented out to students by the previous owner and the students had run the place down pretty good. So far in my project that has been going on for quite some time I have: removed all carpet...
  6. Building a 2nd Ceiling using 2x4's and Drywall

    Remodeling
    Hello, I live in a wood-construction condo with moronic neighbours upstairs: they constrantly stomp, drop loud objects, and play ball with their dog inside. It is unbareable. As far as I know the floor/ceiling is constructed as follows: Laminate flooring 1/2" plywood 1/2" plywood I-joists...
  7. Q's about renovating a Massachusetts condo

    Remodeling
    Hello all! I am a new forum member here, after spending several days lurking about and reading through the back posts. Like many Americans, I took advantage of the federal tax credit this year and purchased my first home (actually a condo...). Simple background of the property: 160 years old...
  8. condo thermostat change

    HVAC
    I want to install a digital (programmable) thermostat in my condo. The current thermostat is connected to two red wires in the wall; two black wires are spliced together. The heating is though hot water registers in the main room and the bedroom. I measured the voltage between the red wires...
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