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11-14-16, 02:38 PM
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Posted By emies

thank you - I didn't think 'plane", was only...

thank you - I didn't think 'plane", was only concerned with plum.
11-14-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By emies

How do I "adjust" pre-hung, split jamb door to shut properly?

So I did my first door intall last night. I bought a pre-hung, split jamb door thinking it would be easier. I cant seem to get the top left (from inside/hinge side of door) to close fully against the...
11-09-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By emies

Thanks CarbideTipped! I will have to do some...

Thanks CarbideTipped!

I will have to do some more research on fire stop - I read the information you posted and have one question (so far) regarding the horizontal stop every 10 feet. For my...
11-07-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By emies

Need reassurance on XPS basment wall install

I thought I was all set but now that I'm ready to buy material and start, I'm 2nd guessing my research...

My plan is to glue the XPS to the basement wall (pink corning tongue and groove stuff),...
06-04-11, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,141
Posted By emies

3" high dry stack flag stone wall

We are redoing a planter bed in front of our house. I have some flag stone left from a the walk way i did last fall and thought using it as an edge/wall would be a good way of trying everything in....
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Views: 2,573
Posted By emies

Gutters routed back into house and sump pump'd out

I just realized the downspouts on either side of my house are actually routed back into the house (little well with sump pump) and then pumped out. We had a home inspection when we bought it and it...
04-28-11, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

Will wonders never cease! I figured it out! ...

Will wonders never cease! I figured it out!

Again, doubtfull these will help my cause but just in case.

http://i1121.photobucket.com/albums/l516/emies8485/subfloor.jpg
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04-28-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

Ok lets see if it works wiht photobucket ...

Ok lets see if it works wiht photobucket

http://s1121.photobucket.com/albums/l516/emies8485/?action=view&current=subfloor2.jpg

OK, it doesn't seem to work for me for some reason and I dont seem...
04-28-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/56657350...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5665735022/in/photostream

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5665735022/in/photostream

OK, lets see if this works....
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04-28-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

I doubt thsi is goignto help my cause but I have...

I doubt thsi is goignto help my cause but I have to make sure. Below are pictures of the subfloor

1) joists are 2x8's sisterd to 2x6's (measure 2x5.5). as you can see in some area's there is ply...
04-28-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

There is only one layer of ply - I'm told by my...

There is only one layer of ply - I'm told by my contracter that its 3/4" "sheathing" made from Fir, not standard/normal plywood. Whatever that means. I also realized last night that the hardi board...
04-27-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

Yes, they are supported. I dont knwo what kind fo...

Yes, they are supported. I dont knwo what kind fo ply it is (contracter put it down) but its nto tongue and groove.
04-27-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

Allot has happened in the last two weeks - we...

Allot has happened in the last two weeks - we ended up having to sister the joists with 2x8's because the orginal plumbing install cut "u's" that in same cases were 3/4 the hight of the 2x6 (i.e. a u...
04-03-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,059
Posted By emies

Sub floor ok for travertine?

I used the calculater in the sticky thread but am questioning the results as it said only good for vinyl or wood. There has been tile on the floor for a long time wiht no cracks - Did I do something...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By emies

Thanks praxius but unforuntily I'm reloading...

Thanks praxius but unforuntily I'm reloading because I can get into windows when I boot up so I cant get to the device manager.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By emies

Loading Vista Ultimate Embedded

I get an error for no DVD/CD device drivers? I can browse to find them. I fund a folder in the System 32 directory called Driver store but i pointed it to both the entire directory and a few drivers...
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By emies

It is in "extended IDE" mode - or set to Auto....

It is in "extended IDE" mode - or set to Auto. Thats the only thing I could find that looked remotly close.
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By emies

Thanks crazycorry, I believe I remember seeing...

Thanks crazycorry, I believe I remember seeing something like that but I'll try it and post results soon.
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By emies

One other thing - I added a wireless N PCI card...

One other thing - I added a wireless N PCI card shortly before the WIN7 "crash". It worked for a day or two but that was the last change I made.
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By emies

I should also mention I set the BIOS settings to...

I should also mention I set the BIOS settings to the default settings as well.
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By emies

I donít have the system disk for WIN7, I made a...

I donít have the system disk for WIN7, I made a bootable USB drive. I have the original install disk for XP. Which is why I'm so puzzled. Before I thought it was trying to launch what was on the...
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By emies

Cant load XP

Something went wrong with my Win7 machine. It gave me an error on boot up - inaccessible hardware and it told me to use the system disk to repair which I don’t have. I believe one of the HDD's in my...
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By emies

95 Craftsman wont start

My mower wonít start. It ran like a charm the last time I used it. I re-charged battery just in case but that didnít help and the engine moves free (can turn by hand). When I turn the key, I get...
08-12-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By emies

I didn't say anything yet - wanted to see if...

I didn't say anything yet - wanted to see if there was a "right" way first. I dont want to be a pain in the _ _ _ - its barely a minor nuesance and I hate "those" people.

How hard is it to change...
08-11-10, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By emies

Am I wired wrong, or is the switch in the wrong place

I had an electrician install recessed lights in three joining rooms (in a row). Everything is great except I keep flipping the wrong switch and Iím wondering if my brain is wired wrong or the...
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