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  1. Permanently covering/plugging flue hole in plaster wall

    Drywall & Plaster
    We're looking to add cabinets to our kitchen wall. I removed the wall paper and discovered a flue cover with stove pipe going into a chimney. The walls are plaster. I would like to cover this hole permanently. How do I go about doing this properly and not causing fire hazards. I believe the...
  2. fix wrong hole while drilling concrete

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    First time drilling on concrete, trying to mount a TV wall kit. I was drilling on concrete, and my drill bit got loose and shaky, and it broke extra concrete. Now I have to fix it so the anchor can correctly fit. Now it just drops as seen on the pic. I'm also attaching a pic of a correct hole...
  3. misplaced hinges french doors

    Carpentry
    Hello, This is my first post, I hope someone out there can help. The situation is that i had french doors installed in my home by a friend and when I came home to check them out I noticed that he messed up on the hinge installation. The left side is correct (hinges are 6 inches from the top...
  4. Need recommendation for a patch

    General DIY Discussions
    I am trying to repair an old wood dresser and I am new at this. I am replacing the pulls/handles which are different dimensions than the new ones I am going to use. What is the best way to patch up the holes from the old handles? I will be painting the dresser when finished so there is not a...
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