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  0 Thread: Ceramic tile did not stick
Post: RE: Ceramic tile did not stick

Mortar has a date code on it.  It's a good idea to check it whether you get it from the big box or the best tile supply in town. Still hard to say what went wrong.   You say it stuck very well to t...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 15 567 01-30-2023, 06:48 PM
  0 Thread: Had to lodge a complaint with the BBB on Powermatic
Post: RE: Had to lodge a complaint with the BBB on Power...

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (01-27-2023, 03:39 PM) -- Thanks buddy.  I will try that after if the BBB does not work.  The best thing is send the part since it was still under warranty but now it is not. -...
Cabinet Monkey Woodturning 28 988 01-29-2023, 11:14 PM
  0 Thread: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions
Post: RE: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions

KC Wrote: (01-14-2023, 07:20 AM) -- Isn't this something that is typically found in/on the washer where the drain line attaches? -- Nope.  I never had one and don’t plan on getting one either.  ...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 19 765 01-27-2023, 01:50 AM
  0 Thread: Had to lodge a complaint with the BBB on Powermatic
Post: RE: Had to lodge a complaint with the BBB on Power...

PSA -  the BBB is a dinosaur / relic of the past, and has little relevance in todays marketplace. It has no power to do anything and I bet more people than not have never heard of them in 2023, let...
Cabinet Monkey Woodturning 28 988 01-27-2023, 01:48 AM
  0 Thread: Ceramic tile did not stick
Post: RE: Ceramic tile did not stick

EightFingers Wrote: (01-27-2023, 01:37 AM) -- I’m installing ceramic tile on concrete backer on the wall. Decided to use mortar from a bag that was labeled for porcelain tile (since I had it) - it sa...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 15 567 01-27-2023, 01:44 AM
  0 Thread: Clling All Plumbers
Post: RE: Clling All Plumbers

Check your home’s water pressure.  I’ll bet it’s too high , causing the new valve to leak.   Is it a korky by any chance ?
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 13 702 01-23-2023, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw blade alignment
Post: RE: Table saw blade alignment

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (01-23-2023, 06:02 AM) -- Anyone planning to upgrade to a cabinet saw or to another cabinet saw should seriously consider getting a sawstop ics or pcs.......OR wait until the...
Cabinet Monkey Woodworking Power Tools 12 774 01-23-2023, 08:27 AM
  0 Thread: whole house generator ?
Post: RE: whole house generator ?

I’ll offer my perspective and thoughts/opinions.  20kW prob. isn’t enough to run 400a service, so “whole house” is not realistic  but the pro’s should have a good handle on it.  You’re gonna nee...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 11 470 01-18-2023, 08:02 PM
  0 Thread: Unsupported span for 6/4 countertop
Post: RE: Unsupported span for 6/4 countertop

Food for thought : I’m guessing your wood is gonna warp at least 2 thousandths.
Cabinet Monkey Woodworking 11 640 01-18-2023, 04:26 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw tension spring replacement
Post: RE: Bandsaw tension spring replacement

Ray , you should be able to just remove the nut on the bottom of the tensioning rod that goes through the spring and it will drop out.
Cabinet Monkey Woodworking Power Tools 7 433 01-18-2023, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: Clling All Plumbers
Post: RE: Clling All Plumbers

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (01-18-2023, 07:00 AM) -- +1. I've tried to no avail. Same with the float valves in water treatment systems. When they go, the go. -- yea, kinda like tires and wiper blades on y...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 13 702 01-18-2023, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Clling All Plumbers
Post: RE: Clling All Plumbers

replace the filler valve as already stated. you could try and clean it but it's almost always a waste of time.
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 13 702 01-17-2023, 09:37 PM
  0 Thread: Pergo Laminate Flooring
Post: RE: Pergo Laminate Flooring

Fellas , if you’re concerned about whether this floor has more water resistance than that one……………. you need TILE:yes: with a waterproof membrane underneath.
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 17 433 01-17-2023, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: What do I need to know about heat pumps?
Post: RE: What do I need to know about heat pumps?

DO NOT engage anyone who does not do a manual J calc.   EVER:no::no::no:
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 18 762 01-16-2023, 10:16 PM
  0 Thread: Wall mount dust collection
Post: RE: Wall mount dust collection

MT Woodworker Wrote: (01-16-2023, 03:07 PM) -- Hi Looking into a wall mounted dust collection, 120 volt for now, 240 maybe later. Small shop, one tool at a time. Oneida, Rockler, Grizzly, ? ...
Cabinet Monkey Woodworking 15 740 01-16-2023, 10:10 PM
  0 Thread: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions
Post: RE: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions

MarkSLSmith Wrote: (01-13-2023, 09:16 AM) -- For clarification, I don't know what's behind my wall because I haven't opened it up.  I assume the drawing (pilfered from the internet) is a reasonable r...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 19 765 01-13-2023, 12:00 PM
  0 Thread: Does a textured ceiling really reduce noise?
Post: RE: Does a textured ceiling really reduce noise?

DogwoodTales Wrote: (01-12-2023, 08:32 PM) -- Thanks for the input guys. Just the noise in the same room. It’s an open area comprising the living room, dining room, and kitchen. I had heard that ...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 14 488 01-12-2023, 10:43 PM
  0 Thread: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions
Post: RE: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions

2” pipe is standard and should be fine unless you have some sort of commercial washer like you’d find at a hotel or linen service.  Even then ,……….. What brand /model are we dealing with ? I’d...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 19 765 01-12-2023, 06:56 PM
  0 Thread: Does a textured ceiling really reduce noise?
Post: RE: Does a textured ceiling really reduce noise?

DogwoodTales Wrote: (01-12-2023, 03:58 PM) -- Well I'm not expecting sound proofing. Just a noticeable elimination/reduction in echo. -- You’re expecting too much.  Texture ceilings, those made fro...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 14 488 01-12-2023, 06:41 PM
  0 Thread: What do I need to know about heat pumps?
Post: RE: What do I need to know about heat pumps?

overland Wrote: (01-11-2023, 11:33 AM) -- It's possible to do it yourself. I installed a MrCool system at my parents' place in Florida a month ago. It has an outdoor compressor and four indoor "mini-...
Cabinet Monkey Home Improvement 18 762 01-11-2023, 12:51 PM

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