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11-03-08, 10:12 AM
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Posted By geek

is the Platon like a soft rubber plastic or hard...

is the Platon like a soft rubber plastic or hard rubber plastic?
How much did you pay?
is it by rolls?

I don't think you can find this at the local HD stores, right?

I had called the...
10-15-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,354
Posted By geek

yeah, it is the price that makes it...

yeah, it is the price that makes it tough......:thinker: :wall:

guess I will have to take the plunge and spend the $750 in the dricor just to have piece of mind in the long run.......:cool:
10-15-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,354
Posted By geek

would the concrete floor be porous even though I...

would the concrete floor be porous even though I had applied that paint they sell at HD for garage floors?

sounds like dricore is the consensus......I really like the dricore concept......only...
10-13-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,354
Posted By geek

is my best option here to buy the 3 in 1 more...

is my best option here to buy the 3 in 1 more expensive underlayment padding (about $60 in HD for a 100sq.ft. roll) and just install this right on the concrete and then just lay down my laminate on...
10-12-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,354
Posted By geek

I'm looking for advice, what should I do, should...

I'm looking for advice, what should I do, should I:

1.take the plunge and get the expensive dri-core as this would be the BEST underlayment against the concrete (with NO plastic vapor barrier) and...
10-11-08, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,354
Posted By geek

Exclamation Below level basement - Installing laminate, can I use OSB

Getting ready to install laminate I bought from Costco, however I want to place first either dri-core or plywood on the concrete floor to cut the chill out of the concrete.

Looked at the dri-core,...
08-01-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265,092
Posted By geek

this place online (from PA) is quoting me $2,300...

this place online (from PA) is quoting me $2,300 delivered in CT, total. This for a 12x12 'Maxibarn', which is basically the roof is not a straight 90 degree angle, has 3 angles, I think some places...
07-31-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265,092
Posted By geek

you're not referencing a wood shed delivered,...

you're not referencing a wood shed delivered, right?
I assume you're talking aluminum or vinyl....

otherwise can you tell me where or what place you're talking about, links would be really...
07-29-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265,092
Posted By geek

Question Cost for building a 12x12 shed and other questions..!! Please help...

I have a big debate whether to buy a shed or build myself, hoping I can build myself to cut down on costs.

I went to HD and the computer generated a quote for about $1,500 for materials but I...
02-21-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 52,543
Posted By geek

yup, American Craftsman, and they are energy...

yup, American Craftsman, and they are energy star, so I assume they are good, or at least well made. I saw them in the store and they look and feel just fine to me.......

I wanted to get the...
02-20-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 52,543
Posted By geek

took the plunge and ordered the hopper windows...

took the plunge and ordered the hopper windows from the local HD store, total $255 for 4 windows (I had a 10% coupon plus no interest for 1 year)......not bad plus they are low e, energy star rated...
02-20-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 52,543
Posted By geek

Exclamation thanks but if you look at that page you provided...

thanks but if you look at that page you provided you will see that the "Minimum" height is 14-1/4".

The height I need is 12-1/4".

Went to 2 different home depots and they both told me that I...
02-19-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 52,543
Posted By geek

I checked at a lumber yard and they also...

I checked at a lumber yard and they also mentioned I can NOT get a slider window lower than 15".

Anyone else know a company or website I can look this up?
02-18-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 52,543
Posted By geek

Exclamation Replacing basement windows

In my basement remodeling project I need to replace the storm windows with vinyl windows.
The size is about 31 inches and a quarter by 12 inches and a half.

Went to couple places including HD and...
01-22-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By geek

Thanks..!! I had figured that I need 84...

Thanks..!! I had figured that I need 84 tiles....:D

1. So, the mains will run across the joists/beams (perpendicular), right?
2. are the "mains" 24 footers?
3. you say 12 mains, I assume they...
01-22-08, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By geek

Exclamation Basement - Installing Drop Ceiling

I have a space which is about 23.5 feet by 13.5 feet, let's round it to 24x14.

I plan to install 2x2 drop celiling tiles.
The beams/joists go parallel to the 14ft smaller side (perpendicular to...
09-08-07, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By geek

I guess I am looking for what's defined as...

I guess I am looking for what's defined as "neutral" colors as mentioned in the many tv shows.
09-07-07, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By geek

Paint color for basement room

I know that paint color is based on your likes but I need to paint a recent finished basement bedroom and looking for the "standard" color that get used in basements.

Just general ...
06-01-07, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By geek

I googled this but not much of info on that type...

I googled this but not much of info on that type of vents. Can you ellaborate more on that and tell me what it is, how to install, how much and where did you buy?

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05-31-07, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By geek

Hey chandler, I'd like to know more on that. My...

Hey chandler, I'd like to know more on that.
My house is 6 years old. The attic gets really hot in the summer here in CT.
It also gets very cold in the winter.

I have insulation batts on the...
04-16-07, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By geek

My basement is now "dry", I took out all the...

My basement is now "dry", I took out all the water this morning. I am happy I used P/T lumber for the bottom plates......

The only thing is that I have all the fiberglass insulation...
04-16-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By geek

is that question for Mark? My downspots got...

is that question for Mark?
My downspots got directly into the drainage system built, this drainage is around and outside the house and goes to the road, I think it's about a foot or so below the...
04-16-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By geek

Mine got about an inch. Yesterday evening we...

Mine got about an inch.
Yesterday evening we checked and it was dry, about 8PM.

This morning I checked again and big surprise...!!! damn....

I really believe is coming from one of the windows...
04-15-07, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By geek

I'm with you, the thing is that the 12 months no...

I'm with you, the thing is that the 12 months no finance always "gets you" and make you buy at HD, specially with medium to big projects where there's $$$$ involved, which is not always...
04-14-07, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By geek

Unhappy thanks chandler, the lumber at this local HD...

thanks chandler,

the lumber at this local HD is inside the store, not outside, so sunshine will not hit it.

I guess I will treat it once framing is complete....even though that worries me a...
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