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02-16-07, 02:29 PM
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garage under bedrooms

having the garage under the bedrooms makes for cold cold floors. I have caulked all air leaks in the garage and put vinyl striping around the door itself. this helps on the drafts but dosent keep the...
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dry rot in joist of 30 year old deck

Bought this house a year ago. Has a 40' x 10' deck. Noticed many nail heads had poped up. decided to pull out nails and replace with screws as nails were a triping hazzard. After pulling up most of...
01-06-06, 07:56 PM
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Insulation on the garage ceiling?

Just moved to a new ( 30 year old ) house. I have been fixing and upgrading due to neglect. Garage and basement are on the same level, with the house built on top. There are 2 bedrooms and a bath...
12-07-03, 12:19 PM
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sealent

I am not a pro, and have laid tile in a couple of bathrooms for myself DIY! I have spoken with many people in the buisness and this topic gets mixed reviews. the majority being that sealer is a waste...
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about the only way your going to prevent...

about the only way your going to prevent splitting if the wood is that hard is to predrill the holes! the wood might be very dry which is another cause of splitting. anybody else?
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aluminum tubing

I am attempting to make a custom shower rod for an attic bathroom( Knee wall over lenth of tub) I bought a kit which is for an L shaped rod. I need to take the 90 degree bend and make it into a 45...
11-28-03, 12:54 PM
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Just so I understand what your saying correctly....

Just so I understand what your saying correctly. The 2"x3" would be attached to a 2"x6" soleplate and topplate allowing you to place 16"x 3" bats of insulation between the studs of "both" walls?
11-28-03, 08:19 AM
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spacing of 2'x6' studs, new home

I was talking to a builder about a new home in PA. he spoke of placing 2'x6' studs(outside walls) on 24" centers rather than the usual 16" for the purpose of better insulation quality, less wood area...
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yeah its great fun and agood exercize for the...

yeah its great fun and agood exercize for the gray matter to build one from scratch. A good way to start is by upgrading an existing one. Where the real fun comes in is doing the research to find the...
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iron railings

I recently bought and inslalled new iron railings on my front stoop. I drilled through the sidewalk at the base of the steps to set the rails about 6" into the ground. they are lag bolted to pillars...
11-26-03, 12:59 PM
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replacing a bathtub

I have a 5'x8' bathroom with the tub, front apron 5' installed accross the 5' end of the room. It has an old drain plug which consists a vertical lenth of pipe in the floor along side of the tub with...
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