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10-03-11, 06:00 PM
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Posted By MrSiding

Hello, if the old tar paper is in GREAT shape,...

Hello, if the old tar paper is in GREAT shape, and you can cover it with out extensive work, there is no reason to tear it down. I personally would recommend using Tyvek instead of more tar paper....
07-16-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,760
Posted By MrSiding

For a home owner to install there siding, and...

For a home owner to install there siding, and needing assistance with it. They are some what clue less as to what we are talking about.

If the OP is not going to build out the windows and doors,...
07-16-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,449
Posted By MrSiding

90 Year Old House

Have you ever seen the movie " Money Pit " Old houses have to be one of my favorites to work on, they are a challenge in ever aspect of the word.

Now What I see in your picture, is just the...
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By MrSiding

By removing just 4 ft on each corner would allow...

By removing just 4 ft on each corner would allow you to apply the coating on the walls and studs. This is the same product used when studing in basement remodels so it passes framing inspections....
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By MrSiding

I would first start and do a basement water...

I would first start and do a basement water proofing. Google : United Gilsonite Lab 27513 Drylok Latex Masonry Waterproofer
This goes on just like paint, only thicker. It is ideal for basement walls...
07-13-11, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,760
Posted By MrSiding

Use 1" foam

Instead of furring strips I would recommend using 1" foam on bottom, this will allow a full even wall and add a little r -value.
Yes install tyvek house wrap or 30# felt.
Tape the seams.
IF your...
07-13-11, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By MrSiding

Windows first then the siding. In order of what...

Windows first then the siding.
In order of what home improvements should be done first on a home.
1) Roof
2) Windows + Doors
3) Siding
Siding is mainly cosmetic and can wait till your house is...
07-13-11, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 24,484
Posted By MrSiding

Wrapping the wood

What the salesman is referring to is called capping - wrapping and it is done with PVC coil trim, they take the measurements of the wood, and in a metal brake they bend the metal to fit the wood...
07-13-11, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,890
Posted By MrSiding

Once you have taken off the old siding. I would...

Once you have taken off the old siding. I would do this wall by wall. And Install your tyvek or felt, there is a new product on the market that I started using which is a better product , Perma R...
07-13-11, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,732
Posted By MrSiding

Here is How You Install The Siding Starter Strip Correctly

Installing Starter Strip:

Siding starter strip comes in steel and vinyl styles, I personally recomend you use steel starter strip. If the starter strip being used is 2 1/2 inches we want to allow...
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