Search: Posts Made By: sinTAKS
Showing results 1 to 25 of 118
Search took 0.02 seconds.
11-22-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

Fantastic. I'm sure it will be MUCH easier to...

Fantastic. I'm sure it will be MUCH easier to work with too. The Roxul here has no face. I watched the DIY video on their website. They recommend R22 for the rim joist. Luckily my local Home...
11-22-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

Canuk, you rock. Your drawing is EXACTLY how I'm...

Canuk, you rock. Your drawing is EXACTLY how I'm framing things out. It seems, though, I have bigger fish to fry now. I mentioned that a few walls against the foundation were already framed. Well...
11-22-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

Canuk - Yep, makes total sense. So...

Canuk - Yep, makes total sense.



So let's use the mechanical room as the example again. There will be an interior partition wall (not sitting against the foundation) that separates the...
11-22-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

It's going to be a rec room/theater room. I plan...

It's going to be a rec room/theater room. I plan to spend a lot of time in this area. I'll be running 2 feeds and 1 return so it will be climate controlled. It's a walkout so it has sliding glass...
11-22-13, 04:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

I wish my slab in the basement was insulated. I...

I wish my slab in the basement was insulated. I bought this model home last year so it's all but brand new. There's a vapor barrier under slab but no XPS. Stinks because it's affecting my decision...
11-21-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

I hope this isn't an issue with XPS as well. One...

I hope this isn't an issue with XPS as well. One of my walls was framed about 6 inches off the foundation because of plumbing and PVC pipes. I thought the loss of space was worth a cleaner looking...
11-21-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

Well I can tell you from a newbie's standpoint...

Well I can tell you from a newbie's standpoint who wants to do it correctly, I agree wholeheartedly with the statement above. I'm work in IT for a living and I often have clients throw up their arms...
11-20-13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

Last questions Bud... I really appreciate your...

Last questions Bud... I really appreciate your help. The back wall in my walkout basement is completely above grade and is 2x6 framing. My plan was not to use foam there and just use Roxul and a...
11-20-13, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

So if I don't go the Thermax route, what could I...

So if I don't go the Thermax route, what could I use in it's place? There will be an exposed foundation wall with no framed wall in front of it, so batts are out. Roxul Comfort IS? For the...
11-20-13, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

My hope is to just use adhesive and not fasten it...

My hope is to just use adhesive and not fasten it with hardware. Regarding the 1" wall... do you think I should "flash and batt" that wall instead of adding another 1" of XPS. Maybe use Roxul in...
11-19-13, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,660
Posted By sinTAKS

Double Up XPS?

I'm currently renovating my walkout basement. Walls are already studded. I have two questions related to insulating it:

I can slide 2" XPS behind one of the walls but another will only fit 1"...
10-31-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By sinTAKS

Getting closer to the project. I actually just...

Getting closer to the project. I actually just finished back surgery so it's being pushed for a few months... ugh. Anyway, thanks for the responses. Glad to hear that the garage area will be...
08-27-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By sinTAKS

Bump... no responses at all?

Bump... no responses at all?
08-25-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By sinTAKS

Can't Insulate All Walls of Basement - Problem?

Hey guys. I'm about to start remodeling my basement. It's a new home with a walkout basement. Haven't decided if I'm going to use XPS or hire someone to spray closed cell foam. Regardless, the...
01-28-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 922
Posted By sinTAKS

Ditra Question

I have a new house. Joists are 2x10s, 16"OC, 12 ft. spans. Subfloor is TruFlor 3/4" t&g OSB panels. Pretty standard stuff. I've done multiple tile jobs in the past, always using Hardi... but I...
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By sinTAKS

I do have a dishwasher. I took off the toe kick...

I do have a dishwasher. I took off the toe kick and it looks like have just shy of 3/4" if I lower the legs. If I remove them completely I *may* get by. I have to be honest though, I'd almost...
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By sinTAKS

Remove Kitchen Lowers to Install Hardwood?

Just moved into a new home and want to replace the vinyl kitchen flooring. My plan is to buy some inexpensive "rustic" grade oak from LL, install it myself and hire someone to finish it with...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By sinTAKS

I won't be paying for it anymore after doing some...

I won't be paying for it anymore after doing some research. I wasn't really thinking when I purchased the second batch of paint. I just went in, disgusted that I had wasted money on 2 gallons of...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By sinTAKS

Sorry... double post. The original paint was...

Sorry... double post.

The original paint was Behr paint/primer in one. I finished 2 coats within 3-4 days... that was a week ago. It dried very quickly. The paint that's going over it is also Behr...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By sinTAKS

The original paint was Behr paint/primer in one. ...

The original paint was Behr paint/primer in one. I finished 2 coats within 3-4 days... that was a week ago. It dried very quickly. The paint that's going over it is also Behr paint/primer in one. ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By sinTAKS

How Long to Wait Before Applying a New Color

Hi all. First time posting in the painting forum. I just finished up painting my living room what turned out to be a horrible yellowish/green color. Needless to say, it's getting covered up with...
08-21-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,238
Posted By sinTAKS

Yet it passes inspection. Seriously, wtf?

Yet it passes inspection. Seriously, wtf?
08-21-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,238
Posted By sinTAKS

Ok... the township got back to me. They said...

Ok... the township got back to me. They said that at the time this house was inspected, the builder was under the 2006 building codes. Apparently the township adopted the state codes and he...
08-18-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,238
Posted By sinTAKS

I thought the same thing. What do you think...

I thought the same thing. What do you think about how they finished the column? Like i said, it seemed sturdy. Should I steer clear? Thought about talking to the township about it.
08-18-12, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,238
Posted By sinTAKS

Ok guys... got pics. Really hoping to get the...

Ok guys... got pics. Really hoping to get the stamp of approval from everyone... I'm trying to come up with excuses to make an offer :) Really like the home. This issue is the only remaining thing...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 118
 


 
Forum Jump