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12-19-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Greg Bryant

I was worried if I didnít put anything in the...

I was worried if I didnít put anything in the control joints and just put pad down and then carpet, you would feel the control joints when you walked around.
12-19-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Greg Bryant

Basement control lines

So I tore up some old carpet in my basement and the ďcontrol linesĒ, I believe thatís what they are called, are filled in with some white colored material. It is hard, but doesnít appear to be a self...
12-03-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Greg Bryant

Should I use mesh or non-mesh drywall tape?

Should I use mesh or non-mesh drywall tape?
12-03-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Greg Bryant

Fixing Some Drywall

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Here is a pic, not...
08-20-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,596
Posted By Greg Bryant

Thanks for the responses, very helpful. No,...

Thanks for the responses, very helpful.

No, I am not planning on heating the garage..didn't know if insulation in heat exterior wall would help or be useless. Sounds like if you don't heat it,...
08-20-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,596
Posted By Greg Bryant

Garage Vapor Barrier

All,

I am in the process of redoing my garage and was curious about putting up a plastic (4 mil) poly vapor barrier. My garage is a 2 stall attached garage with 2 adjoining walls to the house. ...
06-28-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Greg Bryant

Yes, the side that faces the house has a paper...

Yes, the side that faces the house has a paper face
06-28-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Greg Bryant

The 2 common walls do not currently have a vapor...

The 2 common walls do not currently have a vapor barrier on either side. Is it ok to put it on the garage side?
06-28-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Greg Bryant

Attached garage finishing

All,

I am remodeling my 2 stall attached garage. The garage has 2 different garage doors that are 9x7. There are also 2 different walls that abut the house. I plan on using Sheetrock for...
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By Greg Bryant

What size thickness for the Sheetrock? Ceiling...

What size thickness for the Sheetrock? Ceiling and walls that abut the house in 5/8" and other walls 1/2"? Or just do it all in 5/8"?
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By Greg Bryant

Garage Remodel

All,

I am in the process of remodeling my 2 stall attached garage (2 separate doors that are 9x7). The garage has 2 walls that are adjoined to the house. I am in the process of ripping off all...
01-13-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,954
Posted By Greg Bryant

So if I were to just get lets say a 14' LVL beam...

So if I were to just get lets say a 14' LVL beam I could use that? That was my original plan. I was going to set the LVL above the ceiling joists up in the attic. I was going to have roughly 6"-1'...
01-13-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,954
Posted By Greg Bryant

Can you attach (2) lvl beams to make (1) long beam?

All,

I am removing a load bearing wall between my kitchen and living room that is roughly 11.5' long. The beam I need to have has to be roughly 24' long. I need it to reach from part of the...
12-06-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,188
Posted By Greg Bryant

Sagging (pillowed) ceiling fix?

Hey all,

So my wife and I purchased this house (ranch house) recently and we are in the process of doing some updates. In our back living room (new addition previous homeowners built) the ceiling...
12-05-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,888
Posted By Greg Bryant

No metal plates at the junctions and ues they are...

No metal plates at the junctions and ues they are 1xs. Definitely not low snow loads here in Iowa. Also with how it is up there would it be possible to some sort of vaulted ceiling? I have a living...
12-04-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,888
Posted By Greg Bryant

more..

The trusses go down to joists and back up and attach to the rafters of roof. I believe they are 1x4s
12-04-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,888
Posted By Greg Bryant

Is this wall load bearing???

Just wondering if this wall is loaf bearing or not. My wife and I would like to remove it but we arnt sure if its load bearing or not. We had a contractor come and he said we should be OK to remove...
Replies: 10
Views: 20,479
Posted By Greg Bryant

Painting.....

Good points on heat loss due to the cover...if I go with the re-painting route what kind of paint can I use? Also, what's a good way to get the paint off the baseboards? The end caps are loose and...
Replies: 10
Views: 20,479
Posted By Greg Bryant

Cast Iron Baseboard Radiator Cover help!

My wife and I recently purchased our new house an it is heated by mostly cast iron baseboard radiators (see attached photos). My wife absolutely hates the look of them so I was thinking of building...
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