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I live in northern Georgia. We get some high...

I live in northern Georgia. We get some high winds once in a while, but nothing big.

I think I am going to go ahead and get the work done. Thanks for the opinions.
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Posted By errodr

New roof questions...

I had planned on getting vinyl soffit, metal wrapped fascia and new gutters for my house, but the more I got to looking at things I think an entire new roof would be better (sheathing, felt, 30 year...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-30-07, 06:05 PM
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Posted By errodr

Hot Water Heater Leakage

My electric hot-water heater pressure overflow is dripping.

Is this normal? If not what causes it? How do I go about fixing it?

Thanks...
12-13-06, 06:10 PM
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Posted By errodr

Actually I will probably have to get some kind of...

Actually I will probably have to get some kind of leveler as I went ahead and bought another can of the adhesive stripper and removed ALL of the adhesive.

Turns out I was not scrubbing hard...
12-13-06, 10:43 AM
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Posted By errodr

Last question, I promise. Will the fact that...

Last question, I promise.

Will the fact that I have used solvent strippers cause the adhesive not to work properly? I have mopped the area and it is dry and clear of any residue.

Thanks...
12-13-06, 07:56 AM
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Posted By errodr

Thanks for the detailed response. The tiles are...

Thanks for the detailed response. The tiles are 12x12, the room is a narrow bathroom (4x9). I had planned on snapping a line 12" out and parallel to a long wall and then snapping another line...
12-12-06, 08:42 PM
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Posted By errodr

Well, the instructions for the adhesive seem...

Well, the instructions for the adhesive seem simple. I am using the peel and stick tiles but because of the condition of the floor I thought it would be good to use the adhesive as a reinforcement. ...
12-12-06, 07:22 PM
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Posted By errodr

The vintage tile is ceramic (1x1) squares. The...

The vintage tile is ceramic (1x1) squares. The remaining adhesive is a grayish-black color. There was sheet linoleum on top of the ceramic tiles. The adhesive that is left is mostly in the grout...
12-12-06, 12:10 PM
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Posted By errodr

Vile Tiles over Ceramic Tile

Hello,

I posted a few days ago about putting vinyl tiles over concrete. After I removed the linoleum and backing I discovered that I have nice vintage tile underneath. I wanted to save the tile...
12-08-06, 09:07 PM
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Posted By errodr

Vinyl Tiles over concrete, help...

I have a very small bathroom (6x7) that had sheet linoleum. I removed the old linoleum, but now there is backing and adhesive. I have spent hours scraping, also tried chemicals. I am getting...
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Posted By errodr

I wish it was not necessary, but I would like to...

I wish it was not necessary, but I would like to stain the doors, so I need to get down to bare wood. I guess it really is just this difficult. The details are totally filled with paint.
...
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Posted By errodr

Stripping Door

I have a home that is about 35 years old. The interior doors are all nice pine. The problem is that they have multiple layers of paint. I have started stripping the doors, but it is a nightmare. ...
10-13-06, 12:00 PM
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Posted By errodr

Thanks... Bad planning is right. The...

Thanks...

Bad planning is right. The previous owner really made a mess...
10-13-06, 09:32 AM
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Posted By errodr

My problem is this: the outside edge of the sill...

My problem is this: the outside edge of the sill plate is recessed about 2-3 inches from the edge of the slab. Is it safe to have the exposed edge of the sheathing 1/16 - 1/8 above the slab which...
10-12-06, 05:47 PM
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Posted By errodr

Thanks for the ideas, I think I will go the skirt...

Thanks for the ideas, I think I will go the skirt board route. It does bring another question to mind though. I am planning on attaching to the studs 1/2 inch OSB as sheathing, on top of that #30...
10-12-06, 12:39 PM
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Posted By errodr

Hardiplank Clearance Question

I would like to put up hardiplank for my siding. I am siding only a tiny section. The rest of the house is brick. I do not have the necessary 6 inch clearance between the top of the soil and the...
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Posted By errodr

Anchor PT Lumber to Slab

I am going to be removing an exterior door and framing a wall in place of it. I am thinking of using tapcon screws to anchor the PT lumber to the slab.

How deep to the tapcon screws need to be in...
10-10-06, 01:09 PM
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Posted By errodr

XSleeper, Thanks very much!

XSleeper,

Thanks very much!
10-10-06, 08:23 AM
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Posted By errodr

Thanks for the advice. A couple of questions: ...

Thanks for the advice. A couple of questions:

What material would you recommend for sheathing? 1/2 inch plywood?

You said that you would use a sealant or adhesive for sealing up joints...
10-09-06, 08:40 PM
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Posted By errodr

Removal of Exterior Door

There is an exterior door in my utility room that I am going to be removing. The exterior of the house is wooden clapboards. I plan on re-siding that part with new clapboards.

After I remove the...
09-29-06, 09:48 PM
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Posted By errodr

Slab Question

Not sure if this is the right forum or not.

The previous owner of my home turned a porch area into an enclosed utility/laundry room. I want to remove the vinyl flooring and replace with tile.
...
05-01-06, 05:42 PM
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Posted By errodr

Terminate Hot Wires?

Hello,

I recently bought a house and decided to tear out the deck.
There are several "hot" connections that run from the house
to lights, outlets outside. Some exit the house through the
facia...
04-21-05, 06:17 PM
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Posted By errodr

Replumb

Hello,

I recently bought a house with a 18' x 36' rectangle inground pool. There are several leaks (air, water) in the plumbing around the equipment pad, I have air bubbles in the inlet, and the...
03-11-05, 07:15 AM
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Posted By errodr

Thanks for the response. No, it is not in a...

Thanks for the response. No, it is not in a basement, the home is on a slab. Basically one wall of the den is brick with a fireplace in the middle. Going up in the attic I have seen that the only...
03-10-05, 09:47 AM
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Posted By errodr

I plan on using fieldstone on the fireplace after...

I plan on using fieldstone on the fireplace after I am done. Would the Class X 5/8" drywall be sufficient to allow it's use? Also, I am pretty certain that the masonry wall is not load bearing, but...
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