# Sliding Glass Door onto Deck - water leakage

That's right Piffin, I was actually at this home last week and suggested the Anderson retrofit when it comes time for replacement which is around 1...

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That's right Piffin, I was actually at this home last week and suggested the Anderson retrofit when it comes time for replacement which is around 1...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsThe Greeks discovered the secret,they called it "The Golden Mean or ratio". It says that you should think in percentages for color, mass, and even ...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsBirch or Maple Veneer would be my choice.Your veneer should be sanded to 180 prior to applying the stain. Use a washcoat, Mix one part sanding sea...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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Views4" whoa.. that seems a little long for decking screws even with 1 1/2 decking.You must be using ipe (iron wood) if you're finding that much of a pr...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsTo measure angles.

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsLayout the rectangular landing, then the newel or balistrade return(where in your case the 4" will be)... take a trammel (a long straight 1x4 will ...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsSorry that'd be a landing & 2 ply boxes wouldn't it... by the way I'm pretty sure it's 6 inches and 12 at the line of travel (section 1003.3.3.8.2)...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsYou can either call a carpenter, or use 3 ply boxes each smaller than the first. Layout the landing on the floor & mark off your radii then make th...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsOh you mean wainscotting, you will divide the total wall into equal dimension as if the window wasn't there.Spraying is best but you can roll & bac...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsProbably around 70 per pan & 500 for the doors. We also use fortiflashing over the fins of our windows & doors here is an install link for you: htt...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsYou need to have a pro remove the door and install a "door pan" what that does is divert the water back outside where it should be. A tin smith wil...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsFor an inset you can use 2x4's on flat against the bay, then place 3/4 ply (oak-maple-birch your choice) across the top.If you are a beginner use a...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsIs it a bay that goes out (outset) or just a window that you are placing a seat under so then it would be built in (inset).. then we can tackle a d...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsInset or outset... lift, or drawer... paint or stain... is it a large seat or small?

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsBy wall frames do you mean shelving of some sort?

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsYou need to bisect the angle, miter the trim & cope that... a 90 is mitered @ 45 & coped, if you have a typical 45 bay then 22.5 miter & cope.

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsWhat type of carpet & what type of doors? Typically you will have around a 1/2 inch above the carpet & you'll score the surface along the line befo...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsYou didn't give any details but all you do is turn down the edge of the slab to create the footings. We just use a 5-6" floating slab with 6x6 10ga...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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Viewshttp://www.concretenetwork.com/concrete/concrete_resurfacing/step_by_step.htm or even better http://www.quikrete.com/diy/ResurfacingConcrete.html

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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ViewsFinish frame to an inch above the height of the bi-folds, take into account the finish be it 1/2 drywall or 3/4 for 1x. (The finish opening will be...

almost 13 years by **Altereagle**

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