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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Analog, You're welcome. Sorry to hear...

Analog,

You're welcome.

Sorry to hear what you found but this is good to "investigate first" then procede as needed.

Good Luck!
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Analog, I would have to say no as a...

Analog,

I would have to say no as a presumption that all would be OK to do so. Good fill, compacted would be a must along with good wire and steel reinforcement to avoid problems. The other...
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Analog, Crawl spaces can have more than one...

Analog,

Crawl spaces can have more than one purpose

First being the grade issues. Sometimes, it is necessary if grade is too low to meet or match floors of an existing structure. It also...
02-09-07, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

You're very welcome. I'm sorry to say that I...

You're very welcome.

I'm sorry to say that I do not know of such information but can only assume that this again may be a false statement, I am just unsure.

Again, I would suggest talking to...
02-09-07, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

The person is wrong in that thinking. Any...

The person is wrong in that thinking.

Any time you are remodeling or doing an addition, the inspectors now are requiring interconnected hard wire smoke detectors unless it is considered a...
02-08-07, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

They must comply with Code - Tilt-ins do not...

They must comply with Code - Tilt-ins do not comply - check with your local building officials.

Best to change out the windows to be code compliant.

Hope this helps!
11-20-06, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Salenbailey, Thanks - the intent is to show...

Salenbailey,

Thanks - the intent is to show examples and hopefully provide a guide to what you can do. Green Glue I am not familiar with.
Since you have done your homework, I would make some...
11-19-06, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Salenbailey, I have, Did you look at...

Salenbailey,

I have,

Did you look at this page in my photo gallery?

http://dougaphs.smugmug.com/gallery/1369534/1/64611637

Coming from a railroad family myself, living next to the tracks...
10-16-06, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Jbutsler, Unsure what you mean by "if I am...

Jbutsler,

Unsure what you mean by "if I am not getting moisture through my exhaust fan now"??
10-09-06, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

30all, No problem in doing so. Hope...

30all,

No problem in doing so.

Hope this helps!
08-26-06, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

klocke, I would recommend new 2x4 walls for...

klocke,

I would recommend new 2x4 walls for at least 2 reasons.

1. Solid walls for anchoring your new cabinets.

2. Room to install new outlets/switches.

Spending $10,000 for demo work...
08-23-06, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Wayne, I guess when I say "high...

Wayne,

I guess when I say "high maintenance", I mean that it is not a "maintenance free product" as that of a solid surface product. I stress the word maintenance versus the "cleaning" of it.
...
08-23-06, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

CuriousGeorge2, I am thinking that your...

CuriousGeorge2,

I am thinking that your contractor is not experienced or just lazy, IMHO in regards to this simple exhaust fan roof cap install. Please refer to the link below and click the...
08-22-06, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

CuriousGeorge2, What you were told is wrong...

CuriousGeorge2,

What you were told is wrong - any exhaust vent cannot vent directly into an attic, particularily a bathroom vent as the moisture would create problems to insulation, wood and...
08-21-06, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

kitchenquandry, Engineered Quartz brands...

kitchenquandry,

Engineered Quartz brands include:

1. Cosentino from Spain and the US known for their Silestone
2. Quarella from Verona known for their tiles worldwide
3. Sdot Yam (Israel)...
08-20-06, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

hth, Sounds like you will have everything...

hth,

Sounds like you will have everything resolved. 3 out of 4 bad, well that explains a good reason for your noise!!!

Good Luck!
08-20-06, 03:46 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

hth, You're very welcome! It is a...

hth,

You're very welcome!

It is a common part and if your appliance store doesn't have them in stock, they can easily be ordered. I would suggest writing down the model and serial number so...
08-19-06, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

hth, This may be the problem, the drum...

hth,

This may be the problem, the drum support rollers. They will create the squeak more so than any other part. When I was a Maint. Tech which repairing appliances was one of our duties, this...
08-19-06, 04:49 AM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

kmpipeline. Travertine has holes in it by...

kmpipeline.

Travertine has holes in it by nature but it is a very dense stone. These holes are filled with a cementious material at the factory. Travertine does wear so the holes will continue to...
08-16-06, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

Posting to outdated postings is not needed

HVACTech,

Welcome to the Forums but please be advised of the following and please read our Forum Policies.

Answering an old outdated postings is not needed. If you are here to assist in helping...
08-11-06, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

OldPete, For something like this, you should...

OldPete,

For something like this, you should ask the question directly from the source.

Editing out the links was done as it is to a site that is selling items and violates our Forum...
08-11-06, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

nwdiyer, It is basically what you call each...

nwdiyer,

It is basically what you call each room - honesty is the best policy.

Septic systems and what you expect for a load on the system should be done now to accommodate but I gather the...
08-10-06, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

greenmoss, Just a follow up, most plans...

greenmoss,

Just a follow up, most plans should be done on a sq.ft. base and any project design on an hourly fee basis is and can be very costly. Alternative fees are done by charging a % of...
08-10-06, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Doug Aleshire

greenmoss, This was wrote by me awhile back,...

greenmoss,

This was wrote by me awhile back, maybe this will help. Please use what may apply.

Good sources are your local building associations. You could also call your local building...
08-09-06, 06:41 AM
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Views: 11,843
Posted By Doug Aleshire

Mrs M, Bedrooms must meet minimum...

Mrs M,

Bedrooms must meet minimum requirements - usually square footage minimum, minimum ceiling height, egress window and a smoke detector (hard wired as per Code).

Closets are not a...
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