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Posted By evilcart

This is old but worth adding. I just pulled...

This is old but worth adding.

I just pulled out a tub that had expanding foam securing it. It was there for at least 16 years , it was used a lot and the foam was NOT compressed, was fully intact...
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Posted By evilcart

If the panel is a little costly. take a...

If the panel is a little costly.

take a second cheap bit of panel, hardboard or what you can find and place it directly over the face side of the panel.

When you clamp them together along with...
05-23-06, 11:09 AM
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Posted By evilcart

So can I bury them underneath insulation? or just...

So can I bury them underneath insulation? or just put insulation next to them.

I see some sites say over and others say next to. It gets confusing?
05-23-06, 09:05 AM
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Posted By evilcart

Insulation over IC rated recessed lights?

hi

Can I put insulation directly over my IC rated recessed lights.

They protrude into my attic so can I just "bury" them to reduce heat loss etc? Or do I need to be more cautious than that?
...
02-19-06, 09:38 PM
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Posted By evilcart

Bumpty Bump Bump

Bumpty Bump Bump
02-17-06, 11:06 AM
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Posted By evilcart

To me "plasterboard" suggests a UK person. I...

To me "plasterboard" suggests a UK person.

I have been in this situ before.

Your vapor barrier is going to be very important.


I suggest some studs screwed to the walls. But for your...
02-17-06, 10:32 AM
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Posted By evilcart

I just installed about doz prehung doors around...

I just installed about doz prehung doors around my house, and will be doing some more tomorrow.

tried both ways , and I found it better and faster painting everything, then hanging it and doing a...
02-16-06, 10:44 AM
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Posted By evilcart

Great answer , thanks. You cleared up, lots...

Great answer , thanks.

You cleared up, lots of bit I was unsure of. And explained the steps better than any instructions I have seen to date.


thanks
cart
02-13-06, 02:46 PM
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Posted By evilcart

VPI Galaxy series windows? ever hear of them or use them?

I just got an install quote for VPI galaxy series. Anybody here use VPI or even hear of the galaxy series.

I can of course find the vpi website and can even find some talk of
"eurocraft" .
But...
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Posted By evilcart

Thank you. I appreciate your taking the time...

Thank you.

I appreciate your taking the time to help. The answers people here have provided are really helping.

Now I can go order my doors. :)
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Posted By evilcart

Thanks for the quick and good replies. My...

Thanks for the quick and good replies.

My concern , is really can the glass take the heat of a log fire being close to it.
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Posted By evilcart

easy question , glass doors for wood burning fireplace?

I have a 25" H and 36" wide fireplace made from brick and is used to burn wood.

Can I just buy a frame with glass doors and put it on? Will the glass take the heat?

I know very little about...
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Posted By evilcart

opinion of "Crown Seal" or Crown coat ?

anyone ever use Crown Seal on a chimney? And does it really work?

I need to fix a chimney crown that has degraded mortar (minor leak in heavy prolonged rain), and I figure this might at least put...
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Posted By evilcart

Thanks, but I am really wondering what...

Thanks,


but I am really wondering what the product is sold as here.

It is sold in gallon cans at hardware stores as "PVA" throughout europe.


So I am thinking it must be sold here in too,...
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Posted By evilcart

PVA does it have another name in USA???

Hi

a very common product in Europe is PVA , I can not remember what it stands for or if it even does stand for something.

It is used as a plastersier when making up some "mud" but mostly as...
01-30-06, 01:14 PM
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Posted By evilcart

Update

Thanks for suggesting going with a CFI member.

The price came in MUCH lower about $9 a yard to install and that included high quality padding and doing a fancier stairway. Also he sent me to a...
01-21-06, 09:34 AM
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Posted By evilcart

:)

Excellent reply thanks,

I had completely forgotten about the headrails, that would make it far too much effort.

Thank you.
01-19-06, 02:41 PM
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Posted By evilcart

Ever use a slat cutter?

Hi , I am thinking of buying some very low cost top down bottom up blinds, but I need to cut 1" off each end to make them fit.

Has anyone here used a slat cutter, aka blind cutter? and if so how...
01-15-06, 08:56 AM
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Posted By evilcart

Make sure your dislike of herbicides is based on...

Make sure your dislike of herbicides is based on a sound understanding of all classes and or types of herbicides, many are simply not capable of harming animal life , while other are very nasty to...
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Posted By evilcart

even a cheapie table saw with a good blade will...

even a cheapie table saw with a good blade will do it.

I did it last week about 18 8' lengths , just don't force the wood in, go slow.
Also yes be careful , always, always with any power tool.
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01-12-06, 10:22 PM
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Posted By evilcart

Seeding works well year round. It just depends...

Seeding works well year round. It just depends where you live and the weather patterns.
Here in Seattle area , assuming it is not raining you can seed anytime you like, in fact seeding early gives...
01-05-06, 04:19 PM
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Posted By evilcart

Thumbs up Thanks that helps a lot. I was not sure just how...

Thanks that helps a lot. I was not sure just how crazy it was, it seemed very high to me, but I have never dealt with carpets before.

I have already contacted a CFI member and will see where that...
01-04-06, 11:50 AM
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Posted By evilcart

No pattern of any kind , single color No...

No pattern of any kind , single color
No carpet to be removed
No waste to be removed
No furniture to be moved
No site prep
in the greater Seattle area.
job is

two rooms
1 stairway with...
01-04-06, 09:57 AM
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Posted By evilcart

install price

I got a quote from Lowe's to install some carpet,

two rooms 12 x 10 and 13 x 10'3, and a stairs with return, and about 6 foot of hallway at the bottom of the stairs. (hall and stairs are 3' wide )...
11-30-05, 01:07 PM
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Posted By evilcart

hmmm, you might be on your own anyway

disclosure does not mean if you find something wrong you can get money or services .

It means if you can prove the person knew about it and concealed/omitted it , you might be able to get money...
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