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Everything you want to find out about plumbing. Everything.
Fresher and extra entire than ever, this version contains new fabric and revised info and is totally present with the 2006 common Plumbing Code. From easy upkeep to complicated renovations, this is often the single plumbing reference booklet a home-owner wishes. And now, for the 1st time, Black & Decker the full consultant to Plumbing features a finished part on operating with fuel pipe. No different gigantic e-book of plumbing for DIYers covers this crucial subject.
Also new to this 4th version is expansive assurance of PEX (cross-linked polyethylene), the bendable offer tubing that's taking on a tremendous component to the DIY industry. And with the present acclaim for open air kitchens, we've accelerated our assurance of outside plumbing to boot. Now, we'll convey you each step of the method to provide and drain an outside sink.
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To make your own spacers, cut sheets of 1⁄4" plywood to the thickness of the panels, and hold them in place temporarily with adhesive tape. 4 Starting in the corner, lay the first panel with the grooved side against the 1⁄4" spacers. Slide the next panel into place and press-fit the groove of the second panel onto the tongue of the first. Check the edges against the wall.
When installing plywood, leave 1⁄4" expansion gaps at the walls and between sheets. 2 3 Continue fastening sheets of plywood to the subfloor, driving the screw heads slightly below the underlayment surface. Leave 1⁄4" expansion gaps at the walls and between sheets. Offset seams in subsequent rows. 4 Mix floor-patching compound and latex or acrylic additive following the manufacturer’s directions. Spread it over seams and screw heads, using a wallboard knife. Using a circular saw or jig saw, notch the plywood to meet the existing flooring in doorways.
Variation: To remove glued-down carpet, cut it into strips with a utility knife, then pull up as much material as you can. Scrape up the remaining cushion material and adhesive with a floor scraper. indd 49 CG TO FLOOR DECOR - (PROV-CPI) TB D607-01 / 4269 6/2/07 1:01:13 PM Removing Underlayment F looring contractors routinely remove the underlayment along with the floor covering before installing new flooring. This saves time and makes it possible to install new underlayment that’s ideally suited to the new flooring.