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10-22-19, 02:29 AM
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Posted By mopar44o

So I'm probably beating this to death at this...

So I'm probably beating this to death at this point.

Since foam technically have to be covered ( wouldn't think cold cellar is a living space).

What about the Rockwood insulation? The comfort...
10-20-19, 09:18 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

Great figured as much. So since it was on a panel...

Great figured as much. So since it was on a panel with ridges . If I just put a a foam board up it will not sit flush and will have gaps at the ridges. Would you use spray foam? Or will that really...
10-20-19, 02:29 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

Given that the metal is shot. I'm wondering...

Given that the metal is shot.

I'm wondering if it would be sufficient enough to maybe just pull down as much of the rot as possible. Maybe the big **** since it's a huge pain in the ass and then...
10-19-19, 12:36 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

Yeah never fails... What's supposed to be a...

Yeah never fails... What's supposed to be a simple project turns into something more.

I'm trying to remember the other houses with cold cellars I've lived in and none had a metal roof.

I'm...
10-18-19, 03:52 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

I'm guessing it's mostly cosmetic likely? The...

I'm guessing it's mostly cosmetic likely? The concrete above from outside is sound from what I can tell.

So even if the metal is done the concrete should be fine. I'm assuming I'd have to try...
10-18-19, 03:28 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

*sigh*..... So after tearing down the...

*sigh*.....

So after tearing down the insulation this project got more complicated.

clearly the sagging insulation sagged past the vents which allowed all the moisture to build up and damage...
10-15-19, 06:45 AM
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Posted By mopar44o

Last post on this one. I'm going to do the wall...

Last post on this one. I'm going to do the wall that borders the finished basement, the ceiling, and the portion of walls above ground in insulation (similar to previous owners except they never did...
10-10-19, 08:11 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

Why the floor? If the ground temp 45-50 deg then...

Why the floor? If the ground temp 45-50 deg then wouldn't only the walls that are exposed temperatures above that need to be insulated?
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Posted By mopar44o

For whatever reason I had to reprogram the start...

For whatever reason I had to reprogram the start and finish positions.... Somehow it got messed up.
10-09-19, 12:20 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

I've heard that also. Plus my inspector pointed...

I've heard that also. Plus my inspector pointed that out too.

Personally I don't really care as it's my cold room. I may just leave the foam board exposed. But if there is an option to do it to...
10-09-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By mopar44o

Is there a insulation I can use that doesn't?...

Is there a insulation I can use that doesn't? Cause covering it with druwa in a cold room seems like a bad idea.
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Posted By mopar44o

Garage door stopping halfway down.

Hey guys,

Just started happening. But the garage door will stop halfway going down with the opener. Goes all the way up if I get it down.

If I climb on a ladder and force the belt a bit by hand...
10-09-19, 05:42 AM
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Posted By mopar44o

Im guessing foam board would just get glued to...

Im guessing foam board would just get glued to the wall?
10-08-19, 06:50 AM
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Posted By mopar44o

Well its under my porch and one wall is a...

Well its under my porch and one wall is a finished basement. I'm assuming the above ground portion was insulated. Though I figured you should insulate the whole wall on the finished side no?

Does...
10-08-19, 06:45 AM
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Posted By mopar44o

Yeah I'm going to leave it. My major concern was...

Yeah I'm going to leave it. My major concern was moisture and air. Given that it appears to be caulked underneath I'm good.

Thanks for the responses
10-07-19, 06:10 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

Cold cellar insulation.

So the previous owners of my house have the rigid foam insulation in my cold cellar. They have it on the roof and halfway down the walls.

It's partially starting to fall down and it's partially...
10-07-19, 12:34 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

So I spoke to a window contractor I used on my...

So I spoke to a window contractor I used on my last two homes. He said don't touch it. He said likely it was caulked under the flashing and then pressed down. Told me to stick a thin knife underneath...
10-04-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By mopar44o

Caulking

Hey guys. Never caulked windows before and was looking at these windows at my new house and was curious. They looked caulked around the window but the capping isn't. Should I caulk around the...
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Posted By mopar44o

Yes sir... not quiet 25 char so add more :D

Yes sir... not quiet 25 char so add more :D
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Posted By mopar44o

Yeah tried a jumbo... When I pulled it the...

Yeah tried a jumbo...

When I pulled it the flange was almost flush with the floor. I put a extension on it and used one of the reusable rings and it seems to be ok now... It bolted down better...
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Posted By mopar44o

Yeah I think it's Jusssssst. below the floor......

Yeah I think it's Jusssssst. below the floor... I'm going to pull it again and look at it.
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Posted By mopar44o

Slow toilet leak?

Hey guys,

I reinstalled my toilet after doing the floor in the bathroom and I think its got a slow leak at the floor. Ive been noticing the grout around the base seems to be wet.

When I first...
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Views: 806
Posted By mopar44o

Lean to roof on deck

Hey guys,

Was thinking of constructing a lean to roof on a portion of the floating deck I built last year.

The deck is 2x6 framing resting on blocks on the ground.

Thinking something like...
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Posted By mopar44o

No alarm. So it was a loose wire in the...

No alarm.

So it was a loose wire in the block. Thanks guys
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Views: 628
Posted By mopar44o

Phone jacks not working

Hello,

Just recently all my jacks in my house died. I checked all of them and I found one that a wire appeared damaged. I fixed that and replaced all the old jacks as they were the originals in...
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