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05-26-07, 01:53 PM
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Posted By patrick1000

why not pad in basement?

Why is pad in a basement a bad idea? What if dricore or delta-fl is installed, still bad idea?
01-02-07, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By patrick1000

Wow...you answered many of my questions i never...

Wow...you answered many of my questions i never got around to asking! thanks!
01-01-07, 12:16 PM
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Views: 1,483
Posted By patrick1000

forgot to mention...this would be for granite...

forgot to mention...this would be for granite tile countertop, not laminate.
01-01-07, 12:14 PM
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Views: 1,483
Posted By patrick1000

Sounds like I need to start over! Didnt think...

Sounds like I need to start over! Didnt think about the expansion part. One idea i thought of is to slice the board down the middle, which would add the width of the kerf, but this probably wouldnt...
12-31-06, 07:04 AM
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Views: 1,483
Posted By patrick1000

Building new countertop question

I'm installing a countertop and have a problem with the plywood. I'm using 2 sheets of 3/4" plywood and the top sheet has a gap by 1/4" from the bottom sheet. This sheet is in between two columns and...
02-21-06, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By patrick1000

insulate duct?

Are you suppose to insulate the ducts in a heated space? I hadn't planned on that.
02-20-06, 01:22 PM
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Posted By patrick1000

Heating Duct Clearance

I'm putting soffits in the basement to cover the heating ducts. How close can the 2x2's be to the duct? Is there a required clearance? Can they touch the ducts?

Thanks!
01-20-06, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By patrick1000

Call Lumberyard

I couldn't find insulation at Home Depot or Lowes for steel studs. Called a local lumberyard and they said they could order it. I believe Mansville or Owens Corning shows it on the web site. I...
01-02-06, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,048
Posted By patrick1000

Insulation around Pipe

I live in Denver, CO. The spigot is frost proof. It is a water meter on the inside of the basement. The water main comes in 2' above the floor of the basement, it turns up and goes into a meter. The...
01-01-06, 09:16 PM
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Views: 1,048
Posted By patrick1000

Insulation around Pipe

I'm remodeling my basement and have finished the framing and ready to start insulating. On one wall I have a pipe running the length of the wall (to outside spigot). It also has a water meter against...
07-18-04, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,458
Posted By patrick1000

Steel Framing Basement

I just started steel framing my basement. I bought 1-5/8 width since they were cheaper, but now I'm wondering if I should have gone 2x4 so the insulation would fit better. One wall is 8 inches from...
06-25-04, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By patrick1000

Several Questions on Remodel

I'm planning to remodel the basement in my 90 year old house and have several questoins. Can anyone help?

1) I have one gas line running perpindicular to the floor joists. It would fit better...
06-16-04, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By patrick1000

I'm in Colorado, very little humidity. House...

I'm in Colorado, very little humidity. House faces south so the upstairs front bedroom gets hot in the afternoon. The first floor stays cooler.

When you said "one small unit for up and one small...
06-16-04, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By patrick1000

Will A/C work? What Type?

I've had three people look at my 1500 sq ft house in order to quote central air. The first quoted 2-1/2 ton system. The second quoted 3 ton system but said the upstairs will be 10 degrees warmer. The...
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