berich, I'll answer this question if you will answer mine!Here's the order of installation;foundation wallstudselectrical,plumbing,structured wirin...
I noticed that you work for a phone company and I have a question that maybe you can answer.One of the topics here was about splicing phone lines a...
Sounds like he roughed-in for a 3/4 bath which is usually a toilet,sink and shower. A 1/2 bath is a toilet and sink and a full bath is a sink,toile...
I will be installing base molding and door and window casement.Can someone tell me what size nails to use for each?Thanks in advance.
I am in the final stages of finishing my basement and I always come here if I need an answer because everyone is so helpful.I stubbed out my waterl...
I will be installing ceramic tile in a bathroom basement. What is the best adhesive to use for this?As always,thanks for your help.
Please let me add my story. While finishing my basement in Feb. I knocked my Ryobi drill off the ladder and broke the handle off.Went to H.D. to bu...
I will be sanding and staing some 6 panel doors soon but I noticed that the wood in some area's is "fuzzy" for lack of a better word.What grit sand...
NEED,this is how I did it;leave a space of between 1 and 3 inches between concrete and framing.Then install electrical,plumbing,media and HVAC.Next...
Thanks for your answers.Piffin,This is an unfinished basement with a concrete floor. Most areas will be carpeted except for the bathroom which will...
What is the excepted distance from the bottom of the frame to the bare floor?As always, thanks for your help.
Hi lilly, here is what I did as i too am in the process of finishing my basement.You will undoubtedly here suggestions to the contrary but I can o...
No you can't use plywood to cover the hole as it is not allowed by code.You will most likely have to hire a carpenter to bump out the area around t...
When I wired my house last year I did searches on the net to find everything I needed. Try "distribution panels" and also go to Smarthome.com and H...
I don't think you have a problem right now but I would keep an eye on the pump.If it's old it could burn out during this heavy use period.With that...
You say that the pump is running full force. Are you able to see water being discharged to the outside? Sometimes the pump is running but if no wat...
Hi mtcoco, I can understand your concern as I went through the same thing recently. What we did was upgrade the cabinets and went with the laminate...
I am finishing my basement that has 8'6" walls.I have 4 by 8 sheets. Where should the seam be? Should I have a seam at the top/bottom or in the mid...