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04-13-16, 12:15 PM
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Question Funny, I am in the same situation as Frank, 12...

Funny, I am in the same situation as Frank, 12 New Construction windows (Andersen Woodwrights) to be installed in my 1996 House. The House has existing vinyl siding and my contractor said basically...
01-15-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By CraZySteve

Ok, Thanks XSleeper for setting me straight! I...

Ok, Thanks XSleeper for setting me straight! I was told it was a fake dormer as there was no access.

Here is a better picture (from bing maps - haha).

There is no access into the gable roof...
01-15-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By CraZySteve

Hi Bud, Attached are two pictures I took of...

Hi Bud,

Attached are two pictures I took of the front of the house, as you can see there is no eave along the front of that dormer - that might explain the dormer better?6158361585.
01-14-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By CraZySteve

Hey Bud, I will take some better pictures...

Hey Bud,

I will take some better pictures when I get home tonight. They might help explain / show how this Fake dormer is attached etc.

I believe they put a ridge vent on the dormer when they...
01-14-16, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By CraZySteve

Hi Bud, I guess what I mean about fake...

Hi Bud,

I guess what I mean about fake dormer is this:

The house was first fully roofed with plywood without the Dormer, then they framed this Fake dormer on top of the roof over the 2 windows...
01-14-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By CraZySteve

Attic insulation prep - Airsealing Fake dormer question

Hi Everyone,

I might have posted this question in the wrong area - I tried asking in the "Basements, Attics and Crawl Spaces" sub-forum but no responses.. I figure someone has to know the answer...
01-13-16, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By CraZySteve

Wondering if anyone had any insight? 86 views...

Wondering if anyone had any insight? 86 views...
01-10-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By CraZySteve

Attic Airsealing - Fake dormer question

Hi Everyone,

I am in the process of Air sealing my attic in preparation to blowing in insulation. I am air sealing all top plates / penetrations to the ceilings (electrical boxes, etc)

My roof...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By CraZySteve

Hello Gang! Sorry for not checking in...

Hello Gang!

Sorry for not checking in sooner - Life has been busy!

I had a new Certainteed Roof system installed at the end of May. I supplied the roofing contractor with 2 of these dampered...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By CraZySteve

So if I did vent out the Gable - I gather, I'd...

So if I did vent out the Gable - I gather, I'd want the pipe to go up and then slope down towards the Gable end exit. How much slope should I have on the pipe over to the Gable end?
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By CraZySteve

Well everyone - This turned out to be a great...

Well everyone - This turned out to be a great question with good results. Alot of good points have been made and I appreciate that.

I have at least decided that I am NOT going out the soffits...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By CraZySteve

So not sure what to do.. because as "Aka Pedro"...

So not sure what to do.. because as "Aka Pedro" Says 30 years no issues with bath fans out the soffit.

My house is 22 years old and both bath fans have gone out the soffit. Granted - only our 3/4...
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Views: 1,091
Posted By CraZySteve

Thanks for the reply I have gotten a 50/50...

Thanks for the reply

I have gotten a 50/50 mix from the roofing contractors I have talked to... The contractor I am going to use would rather not install the roof vents.

Considering that...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By CraZySteve

New Roof Soon - Bath fans out the roof or vented Soffit? (New Hampshire)

Hi All,

This has been racking my brain, searched the forum and the internet and I hear 50/50 for both Soffit/Roof Vent argument. I've tried searching for an answer but couldn't get enough info to...
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By CraZySteve

Right Mix of Binder thickness and Top Coat thickness - pros/cons?

Hi All,

I am in the process of getting quotes to add an asphalt walkway from my driveway to my front steps. (I currently have a ghetto sinking:wall: brick walkway).

Of the three quotes I got, 2...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,661
Posted By CraZySteve

Question Murray mower deck Pulley brake question

Hi Everyone,

I ripped apart the mower deck on my 1998 Murray 42" Lawn tractor model 42544x8B (Freebie from the previous home owner) to give it a good paint job since it hasn't been touched in the...
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By CraZySteve

Sorry for not adding that earlier - The roof is...

Sorry for not adding that earlier - The roof is Trussed 24" on center- I am thinking if I go with a Ridge vent - It would be the Snow Country or Snow Country advanced.

I am getting the roof done...
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By CraZySteve

Question Questions about roof ventilation - Ridge or Power Vent Fans?

I am in the process of getting quotes for my roof which is 16sq. The house is located in Southern NH and was built in 1996 with 20 year shingles which arenít looking that great. The roof has a ridge...
11-12-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By CraZySteve

Bump - Someone has to have info on this...

Bump - Someone has to have info on this...
11-06-13, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By CraZySteve

Question Question about Furnace in Garage

Hey Guys,

I have a new to me house that I bought back in April - Finally getting around to many of the projects on my honey-do list. :D

The house had an 26x26 addition installed back in 2002....
03-14-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,101
Posted By CraZySteve

Question Fixing Plaster on walls around newly installed Patio Door - Need help!

Hello All,

Back in October my buddy and I installed an new Jeld-wen Sliding patio door. The door went it very nicely and looks great! (Except for the interior walls - see photo)

So I need to...
01-21-12, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By CraZySteve

Question GFCI Outlet Circuit question.

Hi All,

Longtime reader, first time poster :D

I have a property for sale that just had the home inspection. There was no GFCI outlet in the bathroom, just a standard outlet. This Circuit starts...
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