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Forum: Electrical 05-22-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By dsconstructs
That right there. Dimmer switch with the little...

That right there. Dimmer switch with the little slide dimmer. Once it's adjusted it's simple on and off for them.
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 04-17-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By dsconstructs
Xtrabond RTV silicone or Dow Corning 786 RTV...

Xtrabond RTV silicone or Dow Corning 786 RTV silicone are my choices. I won't use GE silicones anywhere anymore....bonding issues with different surfaces, especially acrylics. And both my choices...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,359
Posted By dsconstructs
Keep it about the work.....I don't do tile...

Keep it about the work.....I don't do tile patches. It's either a complete redo or nothing. Put a high price to the redo and he'll go looking elsewhere.
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,143
Posted By dsconstructs
Numerous stick levels from 2'-8' A Bosch red...

Numerous stick levels from 2'-8' A Bosch red laser level. Use all those often. Also a Dewalt transit level that's rarely used. Would love to try out the green laser.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-06-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By dsconstructs
Allen wrench in your drill. Slip it into the hole...

Allen wrench in your drill. Slip it into the hole diagonally, they straighten the drill back up and spin the allen wrench to create enough of a void for the toggle to open up behind the sheetrock....
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-05-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By dsconstructs
Thank you, I hadn't thought about the need to...

Thank you, I hadn't thought about the need to remove that share icon from my site.
Forum: Remodeling 10-18-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By dsconstructs
I think I'd open the wall, eliminate those stop...

I think I'd open the wall, eliminate those stop valves, and patch the wall back up permanently.
Forum: Tiling 10-12-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,107
Posted By dsconstructs
Home Depot has been carrying some Wingits GBW35...

Home Depot has been carrying some Wingits GBW35 and compatible grab bars for a little while now. Have had to order GBW40 online once and still have some extra. Much prefer to have it planned into a...
Forum: Websites and SEO 08-14-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By dsconstructs
I'm running a "managed Wordpress" site, really...

I'm running a "managed Wordpress" site, really just means that I can get more direct Wordpress help if I ever need it, but mostly I did it for the dedicated IP that comes with it. I was getting...
Forum: Wallpaper 07-26-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By dsconstructs
Get some oil based like Cover Stain to seal it up...

Get some oil based like Cover Stain to seal it up and get it ready to float/texture before painting. Peel Stop is designed to glue down peeling paint issues.
Forum: Business 07-22-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,880
Posted By dsconstructs
You are breaking the law. Now stop admitting it...

You are breaking the law. Now stop admitting it on the internet :laughing:
Forum: Business 07-21-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,880
Posted By dsconstructs
Whenever I have someone ask about working on an...

Whenever I have someone ask about working on an hourly basis I tell them that it's in everyone's best interest to give a set price on work to be performed. That way it's all known up front and...
Forum: Business 04-12-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By dsconstructs
If you have to defend or enforce your contract...

If you have to defend or enforce your contract should problems arise, can you defend your breakdowns used to work around the rules?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-10-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,632
Posted By dsconstructs
Good to hear it's past you Mike. My daughter in...

Good to hear it's past you Mike. My daughter in Santa Rosa is back at home, it went past her already, they just don't have power now. My other daughter is still waiting to see what the day...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-09-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,632
Posted By dsconstructs
My other daughter just got her evacuation orders....

My other daughter just got her evacuation orders. It looks like it's going to try to coming over the top of the last hill that separates Napa from our Valley.

Mike, that's way too close for...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-09-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,632
Posted By dsconstructs
That doesn't look good, stay safe! My oldest...

That doesn't look good, stay safe!
My oldest daughter (in Santa Rosa) was evacuated early this morning from the Santa Rosa/Napa fire. My youngest just texted me a few minutes ago (far side of town...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-05-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By dsconstructs
Paint one color, let it dry. Tape off sections...

Paint one color, let it dry. Tape off sections for other color. Paint over edges of tape with first color again to seal edge of tape to wall let it dry, prevents paint bleed of second color under...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-30-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,276
Posted By dsconstructs
Why is that a problem, you should WANT the HO...

Why is that a problem, you should WANT the HO there when you go and look. Let them point out the areas that are of concern to them.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,652
Posted By dsconstructs
If an illegal immigrant can go to school here to...

If an illegal immigrant can go to school here to become a lawyer, pass the bar and work in our court system......why not the railroad or airline or whatever else?
...
Forum: Plumbing 01-29-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,024
Posted By dsconstructs
Since no one else asked yet......you don't flush...

Since no one else asked yet......you don't flush feminine products do you? Some houses it doesn't seem to effect much while others it's a time bomb. I had to snake one of my rentals twice in the same...
Forum: Electrical 01-25-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,631
Posted By dsconstructs
You broke both tabs? I'll bet a nickel the...

You broke both tabs? I'll bet a nickel the neutral tab should have remained intact.
Forum: Flooring 01-24-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By dsconstructs
Yes, it's possible...seems the cheaper the...

Yes, it's possible...seems the cheaper the flooring the easier it is. I've done this a number of times for different scenarios....but if it's more than just a few planks that need to be done, I'd...
Forum: Plumbing 12-27-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,810
Posted By dsconstructs
Don't need a disposal. Too many people as is...

Don't need a disposal. Too many people as is think that having a disposal means they can put any garbage they want down their sink, and end up with blockages as a result.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-24-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 12,872
Posted By dsconstructs
Sounds like someone who has not battled...

Sounds like someone who has not battled addiction......
Forum: Plumbing 12-24-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By dsconstructs
The ones I've dealt with (removal and...

The ones I've dealt with (removal and installation) were flimsy with weird/cheap hardware guide systems. I'd much rather install some Delta bypass doors that are stocked at HD now. They're less...
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