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  1. Raising an enclosed garage floor...?

    Building & Construction
    So we are under contract on a fixer upper and it is currently a one bedroom one bath house...(they expanded kitchen into the former bedroom). They also enclosed the garage into a second living space, but it is a two step down into it. The ceiling is the same height as the rest of the house so we...
  2. Raising floor in mudroom 4 inches and putting in tile?

    Flooring
    We have a mudroom off of our kitchen, on our main floor (above a full-height basement). I’ve stripped the old vinyl flooring off the floor in the mudroom, and would like to raise the floor 4 inches – to meet the hardwood floor in the kitchen – and probably tile. Is there a convenient way to do...
  3. How to Fix a Raised Floor Joist??

    Building & Construction
    I just pulled up some old carpet in my living room to replace with tile, and noticed that I have a floor joist that has risen and caused a crackline in the subfloor. It is not a bad spot and was not even noticable when the carpet was down, but I'm concerned that the tiles along this ridge will...
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