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  1. Front door - now square but ...

    Windows and Doors
    House constructed by small town builder Sept 2015. Front door just wasn't sitting well within the frame - builder originally stated that the strike plate just needed to be adjusted. Builder finally did some work on the hinge side (I was not there for the service call), but that caused the handle...
  2. Slanted Ceiling + wall gaps

    General DIY Discussions
    Hello everyone! I'm new on this forum and also extremely new to DIY home repair/construction ...so please be patient with me! I live in an attic space with slanted ceilings, and the person who put in the walls did a funky job. Essentially, there are large gaps between the "walls" and the...
  3. Filling Gap in between Bare Wall and Shower Tile Trim

    General DIY Discussions
    Hello all, Hope someone can help me. Might be a dumb question, but I want a second opinion. Overview: I am repairing a large piece of drywall next to the shower/tub. I removed the damaged drywall but some of it was behind the trim of the shower. Issue: The drywall is slightly too thick to...
  4. Large crown / ceiling gap

    Carpentry
    Hi all, I know that this topic has been beaten pretty well, but wanted to get some more specific advice. I am installing white crown in a guest bedroom of a 100 year old condo with plaster ceilings and walls. Everything is wavy and out of square, to say the least. Three of four walls ended up...
  5. french doors dont close "easily"

    Building & Construction
    1-doors appear square and plumb on 3 sides. When I go to close the door, the door doesn't "easily" close, it needs a little push to get it to latch to the stationary door. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! As I have not filled everything in yet. 2- when door was framed in, I have...
  6. How to fill a gap between basement ceiling and brick wall

    Building & Construction
    I live in a house built in 1880s in London that has a basement. Sometimes in the basement, some friends and I will have a chat and smoke a cigar. Recently the next door neighbour said she could smell the cigar smoke! I checked along the wall and there is a 1/2 gap between the basement...
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