Search: Posts Made By: Blizzard
Showing results 1 to 25 of 191
Search took 0.02 seconds.
07-12-06, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,326
Posted By Blizzard

So instead of the return currents that everybody...

So instead of the return currents that everybody else is talking about, you are saying the poco SUPPLIED current to the neighborhood through his house/meter and that he was actually paying for a...
11-07-05, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By Blizzard

The foil backed insulation is not a code...

The foil backed insulation is not a code requirement in itself. You can tear it down as long as you frame a wall with insulation in front of it. Just don't tear down the insulation and then frame a...
11-04-05, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Blizzard

You would probably like a product called wiremold...

You would probably like a product called wiremold better than conduit. Check out their website.

http://www.wiremold.com
11-03-05, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By Blizzard

You are still going to have insulation on the...

You are still going to have insulation on the section of wall above grade right? There is nothing wrong with insulating the whole wall, the codes are minimum requirements in a lot of cases, and the...
11-01-05, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By Blizzard

Check with your local codes department. In many...

Check with your local codes department. In many areas of the US, the code requires all exterior walls above ground to be insulated. So we get the same half wall of insulation in our basements here...
10-31-05, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By Blizzard

Probably won't do much good and it could hurt -...

Probably won't do much good and it could hurt - if it allows condensation to build up between it and the insulation then it does hurt.

Google "radiant barrier" and look for the site the DOE office...
10-28-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,730
Posted By Blizzard

You are correct, but I believe it is an...

You are correct, but I believe it is an electrical code violation to cover knob and tube wiring.
10-24-05, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,308
Posted By Blizzard

Did you try contacting ugl directly? They have a...

Did you try contacting ugl directly? They have a contact section on their website. I have always found them to be very responsive on questions about their products.

www.ugl.com
10-20-05, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,843
Posted By Blizzard

And to add to it, the water based Drylok actually...

And to add to it, the water based Drylok actually performs better than the oil based.
10-20-05, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By Blizzard

If you have a clamp meter you don't have to go to...

If you have a clamp meter you don't have to go to all that trouble. Just set it to measure DC current and clamp on to one of the power leads.
10-18-05, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Blizzard

Check out this site for everything you ever...

Check out this site for everything you ever wanted to know about radiant barriers. It will also tell you how to calculate if a radiant barrier will be a good deal or whether you will get more bang...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By Blizzard

I agree with Jatco, but just remember, it will...

I agree with Jatco, but just remember, it will only be attached as good as the formica is. If the formica is on there good and tight, then go for it (might be a good idea to rough it up with a 60 or...
10-11-05, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,167
Posted By Blizzard

If you are worried about how well you can stain...

If you are worried about how well you can stain maple, you can cover it with a sanding sealer first. That will help even out the color or you could use a gel stain. Gel stains are much easier to...
10-11-05, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By Blizzard

Yes, you can buy microwave shielding or even...

Yes, you can buy microwave shielding or even microwave tuned absorbers, but they tend to be very expensive. What you could do for a cheap test is to try using tin foil. If you have a cabinet above...
10-10-05, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,874
Posted By Blizzard

I wouldn't use duct tape, it isn't unusual to...

I wouldn't use duct tape, it isn't unusual to find that within a few years the adhesive has dried out and the tape falls right off.

I would recommend the tyvek tape as well, I think all the big...
10-10-05, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By Blizzard

I think you are probably going to find that the...

I think you are probably going to find that the interference is coming through the air and not the electrical wiring. Satellite radio signals operate around the 2.33 GHz range and most microwave...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By Blizzard

The closest thing to a "standard" is probably...

The closest thing to a "standard" is probably maple. But in reality, cabinets are made of all types of wood with the determiner being the price of the cabinets. Cheap cabinets can have laminate...
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By Blizzard

If you really want plywood, it would probably be...

If you really want plywood, it would probably be better to go with a birch plywood. Birch plywood is a standard product that can be bought at any big box store in 4x8 sheets. Birch is a fairly...
09-29-05, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,868
Posted By Blizzard

Picture a piece of foam rebar and that is what...

Picture a piece of foam rebar and that is what they are talking about, it is just a piece of solid foam that is shaped like a rod. This is foam like the pipe insulation foam and not the foam that...
09-28-05, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,765
Posted By Blizzard

I can tell you, but you have to yell "Go Hokies!"...

I can tell you, but you have to yell "Go Hokies!" as loud as you can. :)

That is how my windows are installed. We have poured concrete walls so they are solid not hollow like blocks. But when...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,536
Posted By Blizzard

Yeah, I looked at our Lowe's last night and they...

Yeah, I looked at our Lowe's last night and they don't carry it. I have it around my bottom step because it is curved - really great stuff, I wish it was invented years ago. Where do housing...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,536
Posted By Blizzard

I don't know about Canada, but here in the states...

I don't know about Canada, but here in the states you can pick it up at the local builders supply house. One of the makers is a company called Zago which is based in Jersey if I remember right. ...
Replies: 9
Views: 3,295
Posted By Blizzard

You might want to consider going to a big box and...

You might want to consider going to a big box and buying the urethane foam moulding. You can cut it with a straight edge and utility knife, they make corner blocks and premade corners, so...
09-15-05, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,791
Posted By Blizzard

Most people around here build them on the floor...

Most people around here build them on the floor and raise them up. The codes here require P/T lumber for anything in direct contact with the concrete, so builders will attach this piece directly to...
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Blizzard

I would think you are going to need few coats of...

I would think you are going to need few coats of a good polyurethane. They are easy to apply and provide a tough surface that does what you are looking for. Any brand will work for what you want.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 191
 


 
Forum Jump