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  1. Carpentry
    Hi everyone, I have a fairly heavy sliding door hanging from a metal rail, similar to the picture. The rail is affixed to a 1" thick header mounted over the drywall by three 5" x 5/16" lag bolts. The reason for the long bolts is because there are 1 3/8" plastic spacers between the header board...
  2. Remodeling
    Hello! My husband and I recently bought a house and one of our first major projects is to remodel the "master" bath. It is a very small space and one of my biggest complaints about it is the small entry door. It is only 24" wide and feels very claustrophobic to me. All the other doors in the...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    My wife and I have recently embarked upon the adventure of renovating our house. With little to no experience in this industry things have been difficult but we have learnt quickly. Our biggest decision is weather or not to use rebated door jams or flats and later attach the stoppers. After...
  4. Windows and Doors
    I have recently hung outside hinged french doors. The gap in the middle where the doors close together is too wide. How do I adjust to bring the doors closer togewther and close the gap to make a tight seal?
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