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  1. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi, I need help...:help::help::help: In attempting to level out unevenly applied Hardi-backer (1/4" hills and valleys) on our bathroom floor (5' x 12'), we did our research and decided to go with self-leveler. On the Internet we were advised to use a primer over the backer board prior to...
  2. Building & Construction
    I'm looking to build a very small balcony -- probably large enough for two people to sit -- outside my window, on top of the slanted roof of my side porch. Pictures: From inside the window, the part of the roof I'd ideally be building on: http://tinypic.com/r/2vlqypt/5 The whole roof from...
  3. Flooring
    I am getting ready to lay laminate in my living room (15' x 20'). The living room is an addition to a 1940's built home. Currently ther is carpet and I can feel a dip in the trasisition between the addition and main structure. What is the best product to use to to level this up before install?
  4. Flooring
    I cut out some old tongue and groove sub-floor to install a new bathroom in my bedroom. Now that the plumbing is complete, I've cut 3/4" plywood to for the new sub-floor. Unfortunately, the old tongue and groove planks are about 1/16 to 1/8 inch thicker than the plywood I've laid down. How...
  5. Flooring
    Hi guys, I'm a 1917 craftsman homeowner and Im about to embark on my first major reno (tearing out teh kitchen)... really looking fwd to it but i know its gonna get messy. The problem at hand is that the existing kitchen is partially built on top of the old porch. Structurally sound but it is...
  6. Flooring
    I've installed engineered flooring throughout my 1930's bungalow. Only the bathroom on the main level has different flooring (.5-in. Travertine). Now, if the .5 inches was all I had to worry about, I'd be fine. My engineered floors are .5-inches thick, so the two rooms would meet up perfectly...
  7. Carpentry
    I'm building a deck onto a house that is 6 inches off level from end to end. The deck will be in two parts, one ground level and one raised under the patio door. I can't build the deck level or the house will look off level. Is my only option to build the deck off level to match the slope of the...
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