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01-02-11, 10:24 PM
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Working in a complete vacuum, here are some...

Working in a complete vacuum, here are some suggested changes to the layout. This solves the 'walk through' issue which may have been tight in your original drawing and helps with some fixture...
04-01-07, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,643
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You probably don't want to hear it, but I would...

You probably don't want to hear it, but I would also advise painting the door to match the others in your home. I went through this same dilemma not long ago - only the door I installed was a...
03-29-07, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,063
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Kudos for going the rescue route. We had a...

Kudos for going the rescue route. We had a shepherd collie mix for 14 years that we got from the pound - what a great dog. When considering a new pup we found that our young son had severe pet...
03-29-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 63,959
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You may want to try running a simple band of trim...

You may want to try running a simple band of trim (just a finished wood 1x2) around the perimeter of the room just below the bottom of joist elevation. I've seen this done and it really helps to...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
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You should definitely dig out the really mucky...

You should definitely dig out the really mucky stuff down to a somewhat firm and level grade as the previous post suggests. Then cover the area with black landscaping fabric (aka weed-block) this...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,276
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You may have already looked at www.fabprefab.com...

You may have already looked at www.fabprefab.com - if not check out the fablist on this site, it has a lot of examples of firms that specialize in what it seems you are asking about. Most are...
03-10-07, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 799
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The cheapest solution would be to remove the pink...

The cheapest solution would be to remove the pink insulation - that is if it is over a concrete block or concrete foundation wall. Then either paint the foundation wall or parge it and paint it. The...
02-24-07, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
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I just saw an HGTV show where they had cream...

I just saw an HGTV show where they had cream painted cabinets. They used dark bronze period hardware - looked pretty good. They also had all stainless appliances which I would recommend if your...
02-21-07, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,701
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In my opinion anything you do to cover the T1-11...

In my opinion anything you do to cover the T1-11 will increase the houses value. Vinyl gets a bad rap but it is low maintenance, inexpensive, and can be attractive if done right.

I would...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,041
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A typical asphalt driveway should consist of a...

A typical asphalt driveway should consist of a 1.5" wearing course of asphalt over a 2.5" - 3" binder course of asphalt on 2" of 2A Limestone over a 6" base of AASHTO #57 crushed limestone. The...
02-13-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,899
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For lighting try Tech Lighting (cable strung low...

For lighting try Tech Lighting (cable strung low voltage), Gotham Lighting (new twist on recessed downlights), Visa Lighting, Louis Poulson, or Bega (sconces and pendants). For the bar their are some...
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Views: 3,183
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If price is the deciding factor and it is on the...

If price is the deciding factor and it is on the back of the house vinyl siding is not the worst alternative, especially if you can swing the salvaged brick water table as suggested earlier to tie it...
02-12-07, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
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If you are going to have a concrete block...

If you are going to have a concrete block foundation or basement under your addition or are using brick for the exterior walls I would suggest 1'-4" increments for your exterior out to out dimensions...
02-12-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,926
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The adjustable lally columns are a common...

The adjustable lally columns are a common alternative and with 5 along a 40' legnth you should have plenty of support. Keep in mind that the adjustability is only for the initial setting of the...
02-11-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,151
Posted By 2ndcut

Question Wiring Question for HE360A

I am installing a Honeywell HE360A humidifier on a Trane TUX100C948B5 furnace. From previous threads I gather that the best way to power the unit is to connect a standard receptacle to the HUM or EAC...
02-11-07, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,193
Posted By 2ndcut

Thermomissed 2000

I am in the same boat. 9 year old house - installed a mist (yeah right) humidifier after 1 or 2 years. One year my induction fan quit working and the tech replacing it told me the duct just above the...
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