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Thanks guys - appreciate the common sense...

Thanks guys - appreciate the common sense approach to the answers. Makes sense to me, and I agree that smoking kicks up the % very high - that is even listed everyone where in the EPA literature on...
10-22-16, 05:53 AM
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Posted By noake

Thanks Dave - I appreciate the reply, and sorry...

Thanks Dave - I appreciate the reply, and sorry for the long post.

Your suggestions make sense. And yes, I have read where adding smoking to the asbestos exposure really amplifies the effects.
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10-22-16, 05:17 AM
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Posted By noake

Vermiculate insulation in attic where furnace/ductwork located

Hello all,

I posted this on the ductwork forum also, but not sure where it best fits. I would appreciate any feedback


I am writing about an old family cottage that we have with the furnace...
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Posted By noake

Furnace/ductwork in attic with vermiculate/asbestos insulation

Hello all,

I am writing about an old family cottage that we have with the furnace and ductwork in the attic. The cottage has been added onto several times, but still has some vermiculite...
06-16-16, 05:52 AM
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Posted By noake

thanks Larry I sort of figured it was too...

thanks Larry

I sort of figured it was too much to add Red Guard.

I did not think of the treated shrinking. It is generally damp area, tree covered, cottage type setting. There is not a ton of...
06-16-16, 04:51 AM
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Posted By noake

Red Guard under Vinyl in Bathroom

Good morning,

I wanted to make sure I was thinking of this straight. I just tore out a bathroom floor that after 60 years had some rot to the structure underneath (crawlspace).

I just rebuilt...
04-28-16, 08:38 AM
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Posted By noake

Radon Issue

Hello,

When we first bought our home, we were basically told everywhere in the county had high radon in the soil, etc. I did not worry much about it

Now that we have two small kids, and a...
04-28-16, 08:34 AM
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Posted By noake

Google/Nest thermostat feedback

Hello all,

Considering putting in a wi-fi controlled smart thermostat. I am at the very early stages of research. Something like the Google Nest product line, etc.

Any positive or negative...
03-26-16, 11:09 AM
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Posted By noake

Thank you. I don't need to frame a very big area....

Thank you. I don't need to frame a very big area. Maybe 6x6 Max. I'll try to get 2x10s in there if I have enough clearance to build
Up the subfloor. Do you think I should use treated floor joists...
03-26-16, 06:02 AM
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Posted By noake

Floor framing over crawl space

Hello,

Yesterday I broke up flooring in a cottage bathroom, the floor had sloped severely over the last 50 years. What I found surprised me - 4" or concrete with rebar, on top of framing members...
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Posted By noake

I guess I am operating under the premise that the...

I guess I am operating under the premise that the worst case scenario is that I remove it and install - so there is no harm in trying to fix it prior to that.

I have a gap on the side, that I...
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Posted By noake

thanks for the suggestions - Joe thanks, that...

thanks for the suggestions - Joe thanks, that seems like something logical to try before the tear out - exactly what I was hoping to learn here!

I know I didn't do it textbook, and there is a...
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Posted By noake

I know, I know. I thought it was going to work,...

I know, I know. I thought it was going to work, and was pretty close to the tolerance allowed. Trust me, I wish I would have poured the leveler.

I am not sure pulling it all out is practical, but...
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Posted By noake

Floor not level under new vinyl click-lock laminate

I recently installed some very nice vinyl click-lock planks (looks like laminate but is waterproof) in our family lake cabin. I put a 3 mil vapor barrier/felt type underlayment under it.

My...
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Posted By noake

Wow - great job reading the fine print. I am in...

Wow - great job reading the fine print. I am in Michigan, and it indeed get cold, however we do keep the furnace on over the winter- at least at 50 degrees to keep pipes from freezing, etc. We used...
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Posted By noake

Hi there Here is the link to what I'm...

Hi there

Here is the link to what I'm looking to install.

Thanks for your advice

Products | Smartcore (http://www.smartcorefloors.com/products/)

SmartCore by Natural Floors Canberra...
12-22-15, 07:16 AM
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Posted By noake

Great - thank you. I will avoid the glue...and...

Great - thank you. I will avoid the glue...and will only screw the thickness of both panels (1.5")

I am adding 3/4 simply because it will make the height the same as the adjoining room. Otherwise...
12-22-15, 05:23 AM
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Posted By noake

Adding another layer of subfloor

Hello

I have a family cottage I am attempting to remodel. It has 3/4 plywood over 2x8 joists (16 oc) and over a crawl space. I am going to add another layer of 3/4 plywood over the top a living...
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Posted By noake

Vinyl "click and lock" laminate and subfloor

Hi,

I was going to install hardwood in our lake cottage, but a neighbor convinced me to look at the solid vinyl click and lock laminate. I was dead set against using regular laminate, as I know...
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Posted By noake

That would actually be great news. But before I...

That would actually be great news. But before I contact the company for a replacement....is there anything else that could cause that? Nothing was re-wired or anything...just the power surge. Could...
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Posted By noake

Toshiba 46g300u Power Supply keeps blowing fuse

Had a power surge which blew Toshiba 46G300u LCD TV. I replaced the power supply, and it continues to blow the fuse.

Guessing there is a short somewhere else or another problem. There were no...
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Posted By noake

Thanks for the replies....much like Vic, I was...

Thanks for the replies....much like Vic, I was not about to level the hole that I dug for the slab. I did not want it on top of the dirt- wanted it only slightly higher than my driveway so I could...
08-14-14, 04:32 PM
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Posted By noake

Awesome- thank you kindly! I do have the jointer...

Awesome- thank you kindly! I do have the jointer tool and will strike all joints. When you mentioned the joint where the first course of block meets the slab thats what had me thinking I needed to do...
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Posted By noake

Relief cut in 8x10 slab?

I poured an 8'x10' slab yesterday -4-6" in most spots with a 10-12" ratwall around the perimeter - all one pour. I'm going to build a shed and park a zero turn mower and a small quad on it. Should I...
08-14-14, 12:15 PM
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Posted By noake

Thank you kindly. That advice helps a lot. I wish...

Thank you kindly. That advice helps a lot. I wish I would've put some rebar in the wet slab yesterday....bit didn't think to. I have a masonry bit.....guess I will still some in to anchor it to the...
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