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Forum: Roofing 06-09-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By nickko
Also makes me wonder if a strip of copper at the...

Also makes me wonder if a strip of copper at the ridge to prevent algae on the shingles would eventually eat at the gutter. Hmmm? I was just thinking about doing this to my own roof.

nicko
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-09-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,832
Posted By nickko
I go left to right. Left side first,then top,...

I go left to right. Left side first,then top, then right side. That lets me tweak the top left miter to get it perfect before i cut the top right miter. Then i will have about a four foot piece that...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-30-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By nickko
I scarfed an 18' piece and it went together well....

I scarfed an 18' piece and it went together well. I glued a strip of 1/4" plywood to the back and stapled it with 3/4" narrow crow staples and then sanded it. It looked good but its hard to move...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-29-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By nickko
Thats funny! Yes i am little OCD. I am going...

Thats funny! Yes i am little OCD.
I am going to go to the house in the morning and see if i can get it into the house and in the room i need it to be in. I think i can but i am going to check it...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-29-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By nickko
scarf joint on long crown molding

I have a crown molding job i need to start tomorrow on short notice. It is 4 1/2 inch oak that i am going to clear coat with polyurethane. I have two runs of 26 feet. I am thinking of doing the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 445
Posted By nickko
I am not sure if code addresses crawl space...

I am not sure if code addresses crawl space liners but it made a big difference in my crawl space. I have ductwork in my crawl space and it would condensate in the humid summer months. After the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 445
Posted By nickko
You could do a crawl space liner and no vents. I...

You could do a crawl space liner and no vents. I had a crawl space liner installed under my whole house and took out the foundation vents.

Nicko
Forum: Plumbing 03-23-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By nickko
I think you can us an auto vent in the wall but...

I think you can us an auto vent in the wall but you have to use a removable panel so there is access to it.
I saw a picture of one once and it was low to the floor close to the toilet behind one of...
Forum: Drywall 03-17-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By nickko
yep. Thats what i am talking about. I guess i...

yep. Thats what i am talking about. I guess i shouldn't have called them screw pops. But thats what we call them.

nicko
Forum: Drywall 03-16-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By nickko
Lots of people have been complaining about screw...

Lots of people have been complaining about screw pops ever since the introduction of light weight dry wall. I have had the issue for years especially on ceilings. The thought is that the light weight...
Forum: Tiling 02-19-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By nickko
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tiling 02-19-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By nickko
I ended up getting the Raimondi easy grout...

I ended up getting the Raimondi easy grout cleaning system WBEASY. I also got an extra handle and some extra sponges. I hope it works good. It seems from what i read the biggest complaint people have...
Forum: Tiling 02-17-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By nickko
Thanks for the response. I have read that you...

Thanks for the response. I have read that you should have at least three rollers. Im not sure what difference that would make but some people still complain about the sponge being to wet but other...
Forum: Tiling 02-17-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By nickko
grout cleaning system

I think i am going to buy a grout cleaning system. I have a couple decent size floors coming up and they look like they can make grout clean up a little faster and easier. What is any one using that...
Forum: Tiling 02-03-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By nickko
By jagged edge i mean the face of the tile is a...

By jagged edge i mean the face of the tile is a nice clean cut but below the face there is still porcelain that is sticking out beyond the score line. It will cover when grouted in but i would just...
Forum: Tiling 02-01-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By nickko
Thanks for the info. nicko

Thanks for the info.

nicko
Forum: Tiling 02-01-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By nickko
Thanks MarkJames I have one of those rub...

Thanks MarkJames
I have one of those rub stones and there ok for ceramic or just a few tile here and there. I do keep my cuts out of the field but for out side corners against bull nose and for...
Forum: Tiling 02-01-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By nickko
soothing the edge of porcelain tile after snap cutting

Hi
I bought a 24" Montolit tile cutter and as nice as it cuts it still leaves a jagged edge on the tile. Is any one using a diamond pad on an angle grinder to smooth the edge of porcelain tile...
Forum: Plumbing 01-25-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By nickko
i buy the oatey toilet flange spacer at home...

i buy the oatey toilet flange spacer at home depot. i just stack as many as i need to get above the tile. They work great.
...
Forum: Flooring 01-16-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By nickko
I think that while they were storing it on the...

I think that while they were storing it on the porch it was in direct sun light and when they installed it in the air-conditioned house it cooled and shrunk.
This was a big name flooring company...
Forum: Flooring 01-15-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By nickko
i was doing some kitchen work on a job a few...

i was doing some kitchen work on a job a few years ago and the home owner had a flooring company there installing LVP to there entire down stairs. It was right before the air conditioning season....
Forum: Carpentry 12-24-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By nickko
https://sommerfeldtools.com/professional-equipment...

https://sommerfeldtools.com/professional-equipment-and-tools/routers-tables-stands-accessories
check out Marc Sommerfeds table and Triton router. I have the Triton router in my table. I had my table...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 12-10-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By nickko
It works now!! Thank You

It works now!!

Thank You
Forum: Tiling 12-09-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By nickko
Thanks Smalltownguy I did google it a few...

Thanks Smalltownguy

I did google it a few days ago and came up with the same thing you did but i didn't look into it much farther because i figured at 45 pounds per bag shipping would be...
Forum: Tiling 12-09-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By nickko
Thanks I have done a few dry pack showers in...

Thanks
I have done a few dry pack showers in the past so i know how to do them.
From where the drain is to the farthest wall is about five feet so at 11/4 thickness at the drain i would be approx....
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