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  1. General DIY Discussions
    Hi, On my front porch floor, I have gaps just below the vents ( please see the picture). How can I fill the gaps? Do I need to apply concrete caulking or foam filler, or something else, please? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Flooring
    Hi, I'm installing a Luxury Vinyl Plank floor and the seams (ends) have gaps. I was wondering can I use glue like they make for Laminate floors. The click system is the cheap (2G) the old laminate floor was perfect so I know it's the product not clicking properly. The gaps are right in the...
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello! We bought this house 2 years ago, and in the past 6 mo's we noticed that the porch brick pavers along the front by the steps are starting to lift, and the steps themselves are starting to deteriorate badly (big gaps between bricks, seems a lot worse this year). Attaching a few pictures of...
  4. Appliances
    Good morning appliance gurus! I recently replaced my electric cooktop. Unfortunately, all the cooktops I could find that covered the hole were too big to fit in the hole. I settled on this model, and reinforced the inside of the hole with 1x3s. The cooktop is well supported and snug, but...
  5. Carpentry
    All - I have 4" wide ceiling crown made from pine in a game room. The guy that installed it for me about 6 years ago did not install wedge-shaped strips of wood behind the crown to ensure every nail had a solid grab/something solid to bite into (for those who may not understand, it is common...
  6. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Greetings all! Am really getting good info from this site BTW! I've installed 3x5 1/4" Hardiebacker (over 3/4" exterior ply on 2x6 joists on 16" centers) using Custom Building Products fortified thinset mortar, a 1/4" notch trowel, and 1-1/2" EG roofing nails. This is in preparation for 12x12...
  7. Flooring
    Sorry this is long- I have been working on my daughter's bedroom. It is a back bedroom and we have had problems with flooding in this house. It seems like our house is lower than my nieghbors so when it floods everyones runoff comes to my backyard. My daughter's room is at the back of the...
  8. Remodeling
    I have a house that was built in 1978 that has a gap where the brick meets wood on the exterior. The pest inspector keeps mentioning that I need to take care of it because bugs can get in through the crack. What is my best option for eliminating this gap? Here are the links to the photos...
  9. Building & Construction
    I'm currently rippout our some old engineered hardwood and the 5/8 particle board it's glued too. Our subfloor is 1/2 OSB. I'm installing 23/32 plywood overtop as my underlayment for my new 5/16 Brazillian Walnut floors. I'm leaving roughly 1/8" gaps between panels and 1/4" at all vertical...
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