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05-27-10, 11:31 AM
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Posted By chicago111

Concretemasonry, I agree about the crack being...

Concretemasonry, I agree about the crack being the apparent location and may not be the source. I will repair the inside joints with hydraulic cement using the approved techniques like you stated. I...
05-27-10, 10:52 AM
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Posted By chicago111

Can i place the membrane in that one area only? I...

Can i place the membrane in that one area only? I know ideally it should be along the entire length. Do you have a recommendation on the membrane brand names?
05-24-10, 05:37 PM
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Posted By chicago111

Not sure if the crack goes to the outside, i can...

Not sure if the crack goes to the outside, i can only assume since it is leaking water....thanks for the reply.
05-23-10, 09:06 PM
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Posted By chicago111

cracked concrete block

I have a block foundation 4 rows underground...framing above ground

The lowest mortar joint on a few spots have cracked and are seeping water. I have corrected the water issues outside the house....
03-06-08, 08:33 PM
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Posted By chicago111

Not a drainage expert in anyway... Problem...

Not a drainage expert in anyway...

Problem A. Build a water feature...a retaining pond if you will. It would look great right there too. If thats not practical etc. Then fix the slope like you...
05-08-06, 12:13 PM
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Posted By chicago111

thanks for the reply! I'll try that.

thanks for the reply! I'll try that.
05-03-06, 04:41 PM
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Posted By chicago111

anyone????

anyone????
04-27-06, 04:45 PM
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Posted By chicago111

pool plaster?

Have a good friend (woman) thats needs a few minor patches/repairs to the plaster. Im real handy but know nothing about pool plaster.
Can I buy this stuff locally or do I have to mix marble dust etc...
04-19-06, 12:21 PM
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Posted By chicago111

If there is a homedepot near, they rent trucks...

If there is a homedepot near, they rent trucks for about 20 bucks an hour.
04-06-06, 09:32 AM
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Posted By chicago111

where do you live? may be ice in the line/hose ???

where do you live? may be ice in the line/hose ???
04-06-06, 09:28 AM
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Posted By chicago111

sure can, best surface is concrete. Make sure...

sure can, best surface is concrete.
Make sure its flat/near flat and go for it.

Good Luck.


oh, btw.
do a moistue check on the concrete first to make sure no moisture rises thru the...
04-03-06, 12:10 PM
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Posted By chicago111

sounds like a bad idea. First your going to...

sounds like a bad idea.
First your going to disturb all that soil around the posts which is what essentially keeps the posts in place.
04-02-06, 07:47 AM
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Posted By chicago111

thats the problem with prefab. Just a thought...

thats the problem with prefab.
Just a thought if you have already bought all the panels and have them onsite---Measure all the panels and develop a post spacing plan based on those mesurements....
03-25-06, 09:25 AM
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Posted By chicago111

well went to my local orange big box store and...

well went to my local orange big box store and they had no/none/nada oversized covers. They only stock standard and mid-size. Guess I'll have to look on the web. If anyone has a link handy, i'll take...
03-24-06, 08:01 PM
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Posted By chicago111

ok no kissing. I found some dimensions for...

ok no kissing.

I found some dimensions for leviton oversize wall plates and looks like they will fit the bill. So one down and one to go. I'll have to give the dremel a try on the boxes.
I'll get...
03-24-06, 04:54 PM
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Posted By chicago111

Drywall mistake(s) doh!--posted in plaster section too

background: room is 14x14. Hung new drywall on celing and walls of this room. Taped and mudded myself. Painted walls...all looks great (here comes the doh) but...
I go to put on the outlet covers...
03-24-06, 04:53 PM
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Posted By chicago111

Drywall mistake(s) doh!

background: room is 14x14. Hung new drywall on celing and walls of this room. Taped and mudded myself. Painted walls...all looks great (here comes the doh) but...
I go to put on the outlet covers...
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Posted By chicago111

I see Thank You Sir Chuck

I see
Thank You Sir


Chuck
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Posted By chicago111

Thanks. I heard Zinsser was very good but I didnt...

Thanks. I heard Zinsser was very good but I didnt know which kind to get. Label on the 1-2-3 says its for drywall, etc. Whats the name of Zinssers product I should use?


TIA

Chuck
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Posted By chicago111

Zinsser Bullseye 123 Primer

Need to prime new drywall. Is Zinsser Bullseye 123 Primer anygood? 1 coat or 2.


Thanks in advance!
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By chicago111

just for future ref. do not drive trucks loaded...

just for future ref. do not drive trucks loaded with stone over your septic/septic lines. For that matter you really should not drive anything over the lines.
There will be problems (expesive...
03-18-06, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By chicago111

my GUESS is 6 feet is way too much. Wait for...

my GUESS is 6 feet is way too much. Wait for others to chime in. There may be a pump of somekind you can use.
03-15-06, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By chicago111

i got away with it. Did mine about 2 months ago...

i got away with it. Did mine about 2 months ago with no problems.
I first filled the corner bead about 50-75 percent full of joint compound, put a few trowels full on the wall ( to kinda prime it...
03-14-06, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,955
Posted By chicago111

COncrete saw the areas where you need to install...

COncrete saw the areas where you need to install the posts. Then auger the hole to the required depth. Insert post. Fill with concrete. Problem solved.


Good Luck
02-05-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By chicago111

Thanks for the help guys!

Thanks for the help guys!
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