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Counters

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    Kitchen & Bath

    Cooking; tiling

     
  • Waterproofing Under a Stone Countertop

    Q: Is it okay to use Schluter's Kerdi material as a waterproofing membrane beneath a stone countertop? Because it's flexible, I plan to use it to cover the plywood substrate on top of the cabinets, and then turn it up the wall a few inches so that I can w

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Countertops; kitchen faucets

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Faucets; countertops

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Showers; high-pressure laminates

     
  • Letters

    Countertop bolts for stair rails; sound control; more

     
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    On the Job

    Roof-pitch jig; lumber-hanging trick; skyhooked

     
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    Moving an Electrical Box

    Q: On a current kitchen remodel, my electrician placed one of the electrical boxes for the countertop outlets too low. I need to raise it about an inch to clear a stone backsplash. There's enough stripped Type NM-B cable left in the box to do this without splicing, but because the plastic sheathing...

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Solid surfacing; ventilation

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Supporting a floating stone countertop; floor warmers; cabinets

     
 
 
 
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