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  1. Construction
    Good afternoon to everyone. A company brought an invoice showing the pay schedule. To receive a certain percentage of payment, the floor and and cabinets needed to be "materially complete." I have looked up this term in regards to construction and I cannot find an explanation at all. My...
  2. Insulation
    Hey guys, I am looking to fully finish my basement. The existing concrete foundation walls have tar paper covering 2/3 of the vertical space on the walls. On top of that are 2x2 studs NAILED in to the foundation. There are insulation bats and vapour barrier on top of that, (again, 2/3 coverage)...
  3. Flooring
    I recently installed vinyl flooring in my house. I’m doing trim right now and I’m stuck at this part. This is the threshold for the front door. It’s metal and it’s too round to put quarter round up against it. Does anyone have an suggestions?
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am Zoe and new here. I made this profile to find out more about flooring and how to choose the right floor. And also to meet new people.
  5. Flooring
    I have a mat sandpaper stain on my varnished hardwood floor. What is the best way to fix it? Polishing and varnishing a small aerea where it is or using some type of repair product?
  6. Flooring
    Just had the floor installed (Flooret Modin Signature LVP) and a small peace cracked. It is next to the fridge behind the wall, so not very visible and replacing the plank would be a lot of work (I'd also need to buy extra planks) and because the location is tricky, there is no guarantee the...
  7. Flooring
    I am planning to install hardwood floor by myself. I am using 2 ½ by ¾ inch red oak. I have two questions regarding this subject. 1. For Massachusetts climate should I use nails as oppose to staples? I did some online browsing and people seem to be split 50/50 for nail Vs. staple...
  8. Remodeling
    I don't know if this is the proper forum for this, but I am undertaking a project in a 1927 Bungalow to fix a number of issues with the first floor of the house and thought I'd document it here and invite comment along the way. Hopefully it will help others out in the future and help me out if...
  9. Electrical
    Let me know what you guys think of this And if you see and code blunders BR 1] (AFCI protected) I have a bedroom with 5 outlets and a swith and light- another outlet dediated for AC. Outside: 220 line running to outside Bathroom: with 1 GFCI outlet and 1 light Bedroom 2:(AFCI protected) 5...
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