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05-26-20, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Howitzer

I have been in consultation with a experienced...

I have been in consultation with a experienced local stucco contractor that tells me that I might be able to secure/adhere the foam directly over top of the present house stucco, as long as the...
05-23-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Howitzer

Manden - thanks for responding. You might be...

Manden - thanks for responding.

You might be right about me underestimating the time it will take. I don't need to remove any windows or doors. I need to get it done by September 1st if possible.
05-23-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Howitzer

Eifs

Is EIFS pricey? It looks like it is. Can I do any of the EIFS process myself?
05-23-20, 12:32 PM
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Views: 536
Posted By Howitzer

Thanks again for all the help XSleeper. Is EIFS...

Thanks again for all the help XSleeper. Is EIFS used in our cold climate? You might not know the answer to this but I thought I'd ask. I've watched a couple YouTube videos about it, since I've not...
05-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Howitzer

Thanks for responding XSleeper. I have a lot of...

Thanks for responding XSleeper. I have a lot of comments and questions below, sorry in advance.



I wonder who I can talk to who is an "expert"? We do have a local "Roofmart" I've dealt with...
05-22-20, 10:25 PM
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Views: 536
Posted By Howitzer

Rigid Foam Insulation on Home Exterior

- 1975 built 30' x 30' bungalow.
- 2 x 4 wall construction.
- Saskatchewan, Canada climate to contend with (+40 deg C summer extremes to -40 deg C winter extremes).
- we have some mold issues due...
01-31-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Howitzer

Pilot Dane - thanks for responding! I will have...

Pilot Dane - thanks for responding! I will have to discuss this with the premier rep/tech.
01-31-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Howitzer

hey Marq1 - I sent them an email yesterday, I'm...

hey Marq1 - I sent them an email yesterday, I'm waiting for a response.
01-30-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Howitzer

Premier "Zerowaste" RO system

Hi!

I'm interested in purchasing a RO system from Premier that has "Zerowaste" which does not produce any waste water.

My question: "RO unit must be installed a minimum of 25 Pipe feet from...
01-30-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

thanks for the suggestion manden! I'm wondering...

thanks for the suggestion manden! I'm wondering if using a 1x6 will be too thick and goddy... plus the nailer you are referring to, there is no lumber under the drywall for about 1.5" so I wouldn't...
01-28-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

marksr - like this YouTube video describes? ...

marksr - like this YouTube video describes?
https://youtu.be/QCQvs5WyZ40
01-28-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

How do I rotate my photos? It won't let me edit...

How do I rotate my photos? It won't let me edit the post where I uploaded the attachments...
01-28-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

manden - thanks for responding! The vertical...

manden - thanks for responding!

The vertical wall (with the light switch) is 1/2" drywall.

I'm not sure what you are referring to as horizontal (might be confusing because of my sideways...
01-28-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

joecaption - thanks for responding! The...

joecaption - thanks for responding!

The distance from the stringer out to the wall edge varies:
- at the bottom, it is about 1 1/4" approx.
- at the top, it is about 1 3/4" approx.

I'm not...
01-28-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

marksr - thanks for responding! The 1x you...

marksr - thanks for responding!

The 1x you are referring to appears to be a badly ripped down 2x2. I like your suggestion about ripping another board to match the wall contour (fasten it to the...
01-28-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

Marq1 - thanks for responding! I agree I'm...

Marq1 - thanks for responding!

I agree I'm going to have to do some shimming. The drywall at the top of the stairs is about half an inch out further than the drywall the bottom of the stairs (see...
01-27-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

Here we go... see attached. Sorry if the pics are...

Here we go... see attached. Sorry if the pics are sideways...
01-27-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

If I could figure out how to post photos... ???

If I could figure out how to post photos... ???
01-27-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Howitzer

Suggestions on what trim to use? See pics...

I need to install a trim piece to cover the bottom of the drywall wall (borders our basement stairs)... I hope pictures posted are enough info.

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08-15-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Howitzer

Thanks for the responses PJMax, Xsleeper and...

Thanks for the responses PJMax, Xsleeper and Pilot Dane. So what is supporting the stair platform in the both corners? It feels solid enough when one puts weight on the stairs...
08-15-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Howitzer

Pilot Dane (or anyone else), Have any input...

Pilot Dane (or anyone else),

Have any input into my question?
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Howitzer

Hey Pilot Dane, Good suggestions, I didn't...

Hey Pilot Dane,

Good suggestions, I didn't see anything on eBay, I will have to place an eBay saved search (I'm not in a big hurry).

Junkyard - the one I deal with doesn't have any Journeys on...
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Howitzer

Thanks for the responses! 1. How hard of a...

Thanks for the responses!

1. How hard of a task will this be to swap out these doors? I've been looking for YouTube videos on the topic.

2. I have noticed that the driver doors on different...
08-07-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Howitzer

Thanks for replying Pilot Dane - "head banging...

Thanks for replying Pilot Dane - "head banging corners" is a good description of them... they are an eye sore too.

Can/should I trim the plywood completey flush with the angled stair side board...
08-07-19, 12:56 AM
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