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Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By jeffmattero76
Not an expert, but you may want to get more than...

Not an expert, but you may want to get more than one estimate.

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Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By jeffmattero76
Why do they have to remove the terrain cotta?...

Why do they have to remove the terrain cotta? Around here, when they re-line a chimney, they drop down a stainless steel flex tube, and then attach that to the vent pipe from the appliance.

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Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,972
Posted By jeffmattero76
I would suggest that you mind your own business....

I would suggest that you mind your own business. What does this have to do with tou???

Personally, I would congratulate this young man for being an entrepreneur and being willing to work. Far too...
Forum: Remodeling 07-07-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By jeffmattero76
The party wall (block wall between two row homes)...

The party wall (block wall between two row homes) in many of my rentals is plaster applied directly to the block. Many of these develop a hairline crack that follows the mortar joints of the block. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 790
Posted By jeffmattero76
If you just want "ugly" (my opinion) old time...

If you just want "ugly" (my opinion) old time wavy distorted glass, I am sure that a stained glass place, either locally or online, could get that for you.

Good luck!

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Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 790
Posted By jeffmattero76
Throwing out another idea...could you possibly...

Throwing out another idea...could you possibly move the other pieces of glass around to leave the center pane as the one for the new glass, and use a piece of stained glass in that center pane?
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 790
Posted By jeffmattero76
Do you have any glass blowers in your area? I...

Do you have any glass blowers in your area? I would try them first.

If not, how about people who work with stained glass. they could probably point you in the right direction to find someone who...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By jeffmattero76
Whatever it takes, make it right. It's not...

Whatever it takes, make it right.

It's not worth the hit to your reputation, which will cost you far more in the long run.

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Forum: Remodeling 06-24-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By jeffmattero76
Personally, I love Dynaflex 230. Like you, I hate...

Personally, I love Dynaflex 230. Like you, I hate silicone caulk, and refuse to use it.

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Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,644
Posted By jeffmattero76
Over the ear. Ear buds hurt after an hour or...

Over the ear.

Ear buds hurt after an hour or so.

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Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By jeffmattero76
Not an expert, but I would suggest using a form,...

Not an expert, but I would suggest using a form, if possible. I am not sure how easily you can sand plaster once it hardens. If painted, you could probably use Bondo, which is an automotive epoxy...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By jeffmattero76
I had a 10 year old Ridgid drill that stopped...

I had a 10 year old Ridgid drill that stopped working because the internal gears were stripped. I called them and they directed me to take it in to Home Depot. I did, and they sent the drill back to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By jeffmattero76
One of the best finish carpenters I ever worked...

One of the best finish carpenters I ever worked with was an uneducated man who could barely read and write. I would suggest at least speaking with the man before making any decision.

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Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By jeffmattero76
I do something similar with my electrical and my...

I do something similar with my electrical and my plumbing supplies. I buy the Glad food storage plastic boxes with lids that are meant for storing leftovers. I keep switches in one, receptacles in...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By jeffmattero76
I had the same problem in my home. I bought a...

I had the same problem in my home. I bought a different type of tub spout/diverter at the orange big box. Rather than pulling that little arm up to make the water go to the shower, this one has a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,511
Posted By jeffmattero76
For the last 10 years or so, in my rental...

For the last 10 years or so, in my rental properties, I have only used Dynaflex 230 for interior caulking of trim to walls. When a tenant moves out, I, personally, go back and do the painting. Since...
Forum: Remodeling 11-08-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By jeffmattero76
I would suggest trying http://www.strybuc.com. ...

I would suggest trying http://www.strybuc.com.

They are local to me (suburban Philadelphia), but sell nationwide. They have a huge inventory of hardware, hard to find hardware, etc. especially for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By jeffmattero76
I agree with post #10 above. Furthermore, I...

I agree with post #10 above.

Furthermore, I would suggest trying to borrow "medium hard" money from some people that may have cash invested in investments that produce a low rate of return. For...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By jeffmattero76
Is there a "trouble door" at the faucet end of...

Is there a "trouble door" at the faucet end of the tub? If so, you may be able to hammer in a few wedges to raise the tub slightly, and the squash in some structolite as far as you can push it under...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By jeffmattero76
I didn't say that was possible. I simply stated...

I didn't say that was possible. I simply stated that the OP comment stated that he wanted to support it BEFORE he lost access by drywalling the basement ceiling.

My guess, as others have stated,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By jeffmattero76
Correct. That was what I stated. Sent from...

Correct. That was what I stated.

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Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By jeffmattero76
The OP posted that AFTER he covers his basement...

The OP posted that AFTER he covers his basement ceiling he will have no access. Currently, he DOES have access as I read it.

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Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By jeffmattero76
I use 4 by 8 sheets of Masonite, and store them...

I use 4 by 8 sheets of Masonite, and store them in my garage between jobs.

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Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,072
Posted By jeffmattero76
I swear by overalls, except in the Summer. I wear...

I swear by overalls, except in the Summer. I wear a tee shirt under them, and a sweat shirt over them, so it looks like I am wearing jeans.

In the Summer, I just resign myself to the fact that i...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,811
Posted By jeffmattero76
I have 6 operable skylights in my home. 4 of them...

I have 6 operable skylights in my home. 4 of them get direct sunlight most of the day. The interior of these are wood. I originally finished the wood interiors with regular polyurethane. Within a few...
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