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11-21-11, 08:42 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Yes I did. I'm pretty amazed I couldn't find any...

Yes I did. I'm pretty amazed I couldn't find any info on it but went with it anyway. Its pretty amazing stuff. Thick, sturdy and fairly easy to work with.

I did a 12x11 room (7.5 boxes) in about...
10-05-11, 03:32 PM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Any Experience with SwiftLock Vinyl Plank Flooring from Lowes

I'm looking for flooring for a room I'm finishing in my basement. Its a relatively dry room that is going to be a home office. I was researching different options. I don't want to deal with Tile and...
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Posted By fishnyc22

great advice. Thanks. I'll be sure to dilute the...

great advice. Thanks. I'll be sure to dilute the area. and will post results!
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Posted By fishnyc22

Just found this thread and cant wait to try it......

Just found this thread and cant wait to try it... My roof has had "Skid marks" for years. Just curious if I need to worry about the runoff destroying my lawn as it exits the downspout?

thanks...
06-02-10, 08:23 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Hey... thanks so much for the reply. Sounds like...

Hey... thanks so much for the reply. Sounds like its off to HD for me.

I'm pretty familiar with installing these as I've done a few around the house. both New Constuction type (in BR) and the...
06-01-10, 10:01 PM
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Posted By fishnyc22

anyone? Would really like to get materials this...

anyone? Would really like to get materials this week for a weekend install. thanks!
05-29-10, 09:03 PM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Recessed lighting in screened in porch

Hey everyone. I'm renovating my screened in porch and want to remove the single ceiling light and install 2 recessed lighting cans.

Do I need to get a certain kind of outdoor or weatherproof...
04-06-10, 11:56 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks guys.. I really appreciate the feedback. I...

Thanks guys.. I really appreciate the feedback. I think thats the smartest route and I was making my life more difficult. I think I may pull a few boards down and see if I can see where this is...
04-04-10, 08:50 PM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Updating basement: T&G Plank Walls and slight moisture

Hey everyone.

My wife and I have been in our house for a couple of years and are ready to tackle the dated, but semi-finished basement. We don't want to dip too deep into our savings but want to...
03-02-10, 05:43 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks guys. I really appreciate the feedback....

Thanks guys. I really appreciate the feedback. gonna clean that off later today. Cheers.
03-01-10, 03:51 PM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks for the reply Brad. My only concern is...

Thanks for the reply Brad. My only concern is that I don't believe that was there a few months ago. is that a worry?

thx
03-01-10, 09:43 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Sweat pipe corrosion? concern

I noticed this on the hot water return to my gas boiler. Is this a concern? (see image)

Is there any way I should treat or clean it? The furnace was just installed maybe 5 years ago.

thanks...
02-23-10, 07:44 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks for the replies guys... Furd, I hadn't...

Thanks for the replies guys... Furd, I hadn't tried any of the suggestions in the previous thread (got side tracked). I had realized that I really never brought up the possibility of running the pipe...
02-20-10, 12:50 PM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Hey Furd, thanks for the reply. You had actually...

Hey Furd, thanks for the reply. You had actually helped me out when I broached this topic back in 2008...
02-20-10, 09:48 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Washer Drain to Existing Basement BR Plumbing

Hey there. I have been trying to figure out a solution to my problem. Currently, my washer drains into the sink next to it. But it's a dual basin sink so the one side it fills into, fills too...
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks guys.. all very interesting and helpful...

Thanks guys.. all very interesting and helpful stuff. That doc was great.. I think this is totally doable (though I may wait till the spring when the heat is off to not freeze out my family when I...
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks for the replies guys... I guess I was...

Thanks for the replies guys... I guess I was hoping to just tap into the existing radiator pipe that feeds the kitchen. That pipe from the boiler is already below the kitchen so I thought it would be...
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks! Just took a quick look. Looks very...

Thanks! Just took a quick look. Looks very interesting. Gotta look at it in more detail tomorrow.

Thanks for the suggestion!
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Posted By fishnyc22

Running Hot Water Under Subfloor to Heat Kitchen Tile

Hey there. The tile floor in our kitchen is pretty cold in winter. We have an unfinished room below the kitchen in the basement room (the rest of the basement is finished).

The ceiling in that...
01-27-10, 01:48 PM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks Bud. I was thinking of doing that. I read...

Thanks Bud. I was thinking of doing that. I read about running Pex under the floor along the joists. Do you think Pex would work? Seems the easiest way to go about it... though would copper be...
01-27-10, 10:56 AM
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Views: 6,851
Posted By fishnyc22

That makes me feel better! Gonna leave it! Gonna...

That makes me feel better! Gonna leave it! Gonna finish it up tonight if I can get the guts to go back down there... yuck
01-27-10, 09:57 AM
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Views: 6,851
Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks.. I really didnt expect it to do much but...

Thanks.. I really didnt expect it to do much but no insulation down there certainly wasnt helping I just thought it might take some of the "bite" out of the coldness and just keep it a bit more...
01-27-10, 08:55 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Thanks for the reply. The basement is a...

Thanks for the reply.

The basement is a block wall foundation with a concrete floor. very dry. The joists do sit on the top of the foundation on one wall. I'm in NJ but its never gotten close to...
01-26-10, 09:38 PM
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Views: 6,851
Posted By fishnyc22

Cold tile floor in kitchen unfinished basement room below

The tile floor in our kitchen is pretty cold in winter. We have an unfinished room below the kitchen in the basement room (the rest of the basement is finished).

The ceiling in that basement room...
12-18-09, 05:24 AM
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Posted By fishnyc22

Kitchen Backsplash - 3/4 mosaic tile on painted lath/plaster wall

Just finishing up the kitchen after doing a DIY remodel this summer (concrete countertops that look awesome) and new floor tile.

I found some nice 1sf sheets of 3/4" glass tile at HD that we may...
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