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  1. Question: Is P90X good?

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    hey adam, thought id give you my take on p90x....

    hey adam,
    thought id give you my take on p90x.
    unless you've used this program, you shouldn't even give a review about it. It is for one first class all the way. Id have to say this is one of the...
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    My previous post left out some things for some...

    My previous post left out some things for some reason. Here's what to do. For me the ones who give me the most trouble are not ones who try and pull the ball to first base. There the ones who go with...
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    Is it harder to hit the fastball or curveball? ...

    Is it harder to hit the fastball or curveball?

    I'm a left handed pitcher and I love to pitch against leftys. Main reason is I can throw a curve at your head and 2 my fastball runs in on your hands...
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    Thanks for the info. Just to clairify if it...

    Thanks for the info.

    Just to clairify if it matters.

    There are three involved. The builder / contractor
    The trim guys (us)
    ...
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    Workmans comp injury

    Hello,

    Just for general knowledge: there are 3 parties involved. The contractor/builder of the house , the trim guys (us) and the isulation installers
    I recently had some of my employees...
  6. Question: Crown moulding

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    I charge 3.50 a ft. that is material and labor....

    I charge 3.50 a ft. that is material and labor.
    Keep in mind this price is for mdf crown from my supplier, not a Lowe's or other homecenter.
    Most of the crown I install are around 38 cent to 50...
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    You'll need a finish nailer for base and crown...

    You'll need a finish nailer for base and crown and the outer edge of casing. A brad gun for the inner edge of casing. Look to spend 80 to 100 for a brad gun and 150 or more for the finish nailer, as...
  8. Question: Laminate Flooring

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    Moisture is definitely a cause, but the buckle is...

    Moisture is definitely a cause, but the buckle is coming from the floor being to tight somewhere. Due to swelling from moisture. Most likely in a door way. Under the casing
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    As he mentioned above the angles 38 to 42. Id...

    As he mentioned above the angles 38 to 42. Id start with a 39 degree at first, now this doesn't mean turn your saw to that degree, you'll need to have that first, which is 19.5 cut that and just see...
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    Here's a ballpark price, I charge $15 a ft,...

    Here's a ballpark price, I charge $15 a ft, that's materials and labor for the fence plus extra for the gates. Your cost would be $1800 plus the gates. At and extra $150. Total material and labor...
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    There all the same, trex is just another name...

    There all the same, trex is just another name brand of the same material, its all composite. So just pick a brand to go with, you'll still be paying around 30 dollars or so for a 16ft piece...
  12. Question: TREK decking

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    There not sleeves but not totally solid either....

    There not sleeves but not totally solid either. As for your question though , yes they will hold nails and screws just fine, the post are hollow in the center but you should have at least an inch...
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    building it out of 2x4 is normal. You can build...

    building it out of 2x4 is normal. You can build it out of 2x6 I found it easier to make it stand up level easier
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    Are you cleaning new homes interior, like windows...

    Are you cleaning new homes interior, like windows and basically a final clean up to sell the house? If so your may be looking at .40 to .60 cent a ft.
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    once you locate where on the beam u need to jack...

    once you locate where on the beam u need to jack up. You'll need to pour a footing. Make it 8" deep and 16" x 16" wide. Once this sets up you can buy you a floor jack or 2. depending on the distance...
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    You need to add a sub floor to it if you only...

    You need to add a sub floor to it if you only have one on there now. When we build house well sheet the whole floor but go back and add hardwoods and other plywood for use carpet areas.
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    Trip to Lowe's... free Tile video... 10 bucks...

    Trip to Lowe's... free
    Tile video... 10 bucks
    Our advice... priceless
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    Excellent answer from ballengerb1, all I can add...

    Excellent answer from ballengerb1, all I can add is to use r 30 for floors.
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    Don't know who told you that but there wrong. You...

    Don't know who told you that but there wrong. You need to make your joints up tight, caulking is for painters not carpenters. Hardi board doesn't move, its concrete.
  20. Question: Hello!

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    You've posted in a home improvement section, you...

    You've posted in a home improvement section, you may want to try another part of this site to find what u want
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    Depends on how hard and how long the kicking last...

    Depends on how hard and how long the kicking last I guess lol.
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    To have someone hang and finish it your looking...

    To have someone hang and finish it your looking at 17 dollars per board, which comes up to be around 1300 dollars, and hanging it is the easy part. So for 900 , yea id say that's far.
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    Thanks harold... now take the dress off and put...

    Thanks harold... now take the dress off and put your man pants back on. Lol.
    OF course she's right, how can our wives be wrong. Its geneticly impossible.
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    battle of the sexes!

    Ok, here's the situation, Im putting my house up for sale and though my house is trimmed out to the max there hasn't been much done to the kitchen. So my plan is to do a tile backsplash. Here's my...
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    Stay with air powered guns, and for trim I use...

    Stay with air powered guns, and for trim I use porter cable. Brad gun and finish nailers, all use straight nails... there also cheaper than the angled nails and guns

    As for the electric guns they...
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    Ive yet to use a ridgid gun, they do look nice. I...

    Ive yet to use a ridgid gun, they do look nice. I only dreamed about them for few weeks
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    Put the tape on first then the metal... thats...

    Put the tape on first then the metal... thats what I do. I guess it really doenst matter really.
  28. Question: Cutting formica

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    Not in your case I wouldn't think but if the...

    Not in your case I wouldn't think but if the counter top is not attached you can just flip it upside down and cut it, no chiping there, but if it is already attached a skill saw is what I use, but I...
  29. Question: Changing grout

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    They make a paint for grout but you'll have to go...

    They make a paint for grout but you'll have to go to a tile store to get it. You paint it on the grout lines and that's it. Let it dry and your done. They also make grout stains but you only change...
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    I agree with ballengerb1 in using the screws and...

    I agree with ballengerb1 in using the screws and adhesive, the reminton gun works great but on cured contrete I personally haven't had much luck. I would use tapcoms or redheads to anch it down to...
  31. Like amricca says tell us what is setting on the...

    Like amricca says tell us what is setting on the peir, that will determine where the next peir should set
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    I use a porter cable and dewalt, now those are a...

    I use a porter cable and dewalt, now those are a little heavier than say pasload or hitachi.
    Hitachi was the lest at 7.5 pounds I think followed by pasload. Both drive nails just fine
    The pasload...
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    Lowe's and home depot also sale the epoxy grout,...

    Lowe's and home depot also sale the epoxy grout, from all I can tell the only difference in the epoxy grout than standard grout is much stronger and more durable
  34. Yes you can use a 3/4 board as a fastner, you may...

    Yes you can use a 3/4 board as a fastner, you may have to angle your nails to hit it. As long as the brick molding will catch the 3/4 board it will be fine
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    That all sounds very shady. Here's the deal...

    That all sounds very shady. Here's the deal though... If you agreed to a price of such amount, and there was extra material left... this is not refunded to you. You agreed on a price and that's it....
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    You can use a tile adhesive that stays flexible...

    You can use a tile adhesive that stays flexible and use a v groove trial
    As for the durock this works best
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    Yes you can, but depending on how long the damage...

    Yes you can, but depending on how long the damage piece is will depend on how difficult it will be. Can you send us a pic of the rotten wood?
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    Id use a skill saw to cut what I can and then a...

    Id use a skill saw to cut what I can and then a jig saw to get the rest. As you say the finish cut is covered by the sink,
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    You can buy a tool for hardy backer that is...

    You can buy a tool for hardy backer that is basically a single carbide tooth on a handle for scoring backer, this also works on durock as well. Lowe's also sales a mini saw for 85 or 90 dollars that...
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    My experience with the corner tool wasn't great...

    My experience with the corner tool wasn't great either, it tended to leave the mudd a little heavy in the corner, ballengerb1 advise on mudding 1 side at a time does work really well
  41. Question: Drywall Questions

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    Your estimate for $1650 may be on the high side...

    Your estimate for $1650 may be on the high side somewhat . As for just finishing it I figure 18 dollars a board, and I also figured about 36 boards.
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    Use mesh tape on all the joints except the inside...

    Use mesh tape on all the joints except the inside corners, there use the paper tape, outside corners use the metal corner bead or tape with the metal strips on it. (first coat)
    Mesh tape on the...
  43. It may be best to work out an hourly rate on this...

    It may be best to work out an hourly rate on this particular job. I don't know how much rott were talking but if it is just fascia boards and other minor replacements this is not a big deal. However...
  44. If your stair way is a standard rise and run,...

    If your stair way is a standard rise and run, your angles should be around 20 to 25 degrees. Id start with 25 and see what that looks like, that should be close enough to start making some adjustments
  45. Question: Diagonal decking

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    When you run diagonal you should use 12" centers...

    When you run diagonal you should use 12" centers on floor joist, but most don't do it.
    As far as the square ft being the same yes that's true ,but the waste factor is different.
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    I just realized my answer made no sense to me at...

    I just realized my answer made no sense to me at all, must have been late. What I was saying was... I agree with ballangerb1 on his advise and that's how id do it as well. And the other thing was the...
  47. id frame up a 2x4 wall , use a treated plate...

    id frame up a 2x4 wall , use a treated plate though, and keep it off the wall 1"
    you can use 3/4 boards they have to be treated and u can ram set them to the wall or use cut nails, also masonary...
  48. Question: Diagonal decking

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    Thanks for the input, but what I'm looking for is...

    Thanks for the input, but what I'm looking for is basically how you'd figure running the decking boards straight, if its 12ft you divide 5.5 into 12ft and that will tell you how many boards you'll...
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    I can't anything to great advise......

    I can't anything to great advise... ballangerb1... ill say this pearl... take your time with it.
  50. Question: Peel back tile

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    Yep you do need to prime it, as for partical...

    Yep you do need to prime it, as for partical board, I'm not a fan of that for those type floors id suggest using 1/4 ply and stapling it down. I know it sticks to that cause that what I use. Also the...
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