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Forum: Construction 01-10-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By jhicks226
I’m just gonna do a drop header properly sized...

I’m just gonna do a drop header properly sized and piers under load points.
Forum: Construction 01-10-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By jhicks226
Ok. Thanks for the input.

Ok. Thanks for the input.
Forum: Construction 01-10-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By jhicks226
Header Question

I’m going to be opening up a kitchen wall. I will setting a 5 foot header but am really strapped for vertical space. Here’s my question: can the doubled top plates act as part of the header reducing...
Forum: Carpentry 12-22-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By jhicks226
Recommendations on a Router and Table

I bought a Bosch Benchtop Router Table RA1181 and a Bosch 1617EVSPK router a few years back. I've never been happy with it primarily when using the router table. It's a pain in the butt to replace...
Forum: Plumbing 12-06-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By jhicks226
Move Sink Drain

The wonderful designer at Home Depot thought it would be a great idea to move my clients kitchen sink down 3 feet. Here's my question:
Take a look at the photo attached- can I extend out the drain...
Forum: Masonry 09-26-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By jhicks226
I am using an uncoupling membrane that requires a...

I am using an uncoupling membrane that requires a v-notch trowel. Right now I just need to focus on the best way to level the concrete.
Forum: Masonry 09-26-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By jhicks226
Patch/Leveling dips in a Patio

I've got a client that wants stone set on his patio. The slab has it's typical high and low points. I will grind down the high points and level the low points.
Being a patio it has it's drainage...
Forum: Masonry 08-24-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,147
Posted By jhicks226
I think I’m going to use Quikwall Surface...

I think I’m going to use Quikwall Surface Bonding Cement by Quikrete.
Forum: Masonry 08-23-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,147
Posted By jhicks226
Yeah, my plan is to thoroughly pressure wash it...

Yeah, my plan is to thoroughly pressure wash it the day before. Then seal any large water intrusion areas, then parge.
The original work had a horizontal brush stroke and they used a strike on the...
Forum: Masonry 08-23-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,147
Posted By jhicks226
Yeah, I was planning on that especially because...

Yeah, I was planning on that especially because it’s repair work.
Forum: Masonry 08-23-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,147
Posted By jhicks226
Help with Skim Coating a Cinder Block Wall

I've got a client that needs some help repairing a deteriorating skim coat on a block wall. Can someone give me the proper portland mix for this. Original thickness was 1/8 to 1/4". Thanks
Forum: Remodeling 08-11-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By jhicks226
Yeah, that's the way I would go if it were just...

Yeah, that's the way I would go if it were just high points, but this slab is sloped, so I would be taking out more material than I care to.
Forum: Remodeling 08-11-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By jhicks226
French Door Install on a Not So Level Floor

I need to install an exterior 6' french door on a concrete slab that is 1/4" out of level. What is the best way to level this up? I was considering a self-leveling underlayment- any thoughts?
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Forum: Plumbing 01-21-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 727
Posted By jhicks226
Help with Shower Valve

I am a contractor and I'm remodeling a bathroom. My clients went out last weekend and chose Delta plumbing fixtures/valve/diverter from Ferguson.

This shower will have one shower head rated at 2.0...
Forum: Construction 12-12-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By jhicks226
Warren, Water is not getting in at this point...

Warren,
Water is not getting in at this point but I want to build this right for any future issues.
As far as a foundation, I don't know. My guess is no, there is no foundation given the way other...
Forum: Construction 12-12-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By jhicks226
Framing a Covered Porch

I have a client that has an enclosed porch and they are asking me to rebuild it. Here's my question:
The slab (patio) that this is built on is level with grade and water has the potential to make...
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