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12-12-11, 05:10 PM
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Views: 4,187
Posted By Morrighu

You can do what the lunatic previous owners did...

You can do what the lunatic previous owners did with our house - install the tub surround over the window. Of course, in our case that meant that they tried to fill the void between the window and...
12-12-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,196
Posted By Morrighu

BMA03, I can tell you don't have any...

BMA03,

I can tell you don't have any experience at all with tile. Laying tile only looks easy on TV. You obviously lack the skills to put in a shower pan or even know that you need one. First...
12-12-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By Morrighu

You might want to consider one of these. It's...

You might want to consider one of these. It's natural gas VENTLESS (no chimney) gas fire place. Its been really awesome and the one we have is rated to heat 1100 feet. It keeps our 1400 sq home...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,927
Posted By Morrighu

You realize that these are cardboard and that...

You realize that these are cardboard and that child could easily get hurt if they were to give way. And they're not long term resistant to moisture from things like pee and kool-aid.
12-12-11, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,300
Posted By Morrighu

You are quite right. 2 different sized soffits...

You are quite right. 2 different sized soffits will look odd. The question is do you need both of them? Remember that at one point in time soffits were considered decorative. You should at least...
12-12-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 34,030
Posted By Morrighu

I second that, BridgeMan. Your home is your...

I second that, BridgeMan. Your home is your single biggest investment and people are hesitant to spend a few hundred dollars to make sure it's not going suffer permanent damage. I don't understand...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,199
Posted By Morrighu

I have to agree with the consensus here... You're...

I have to agree with the consensus here... You're gonna hafta turn up the heat before you can do the counter tops. If you're doing this in the garage you might try taking it to another location that...
12-12-11, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,206
Posted By Morrighu

No, they are not. Many are special purpose. ...

No, they are not. Many are special purpose. Often times the selection depends on what kind of tile, what kind of substrate, and the space you will leave (at the widest point) between tiles. My...
12-12-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,189
Posted By Morrighu

it's been a long time since I removed that stuff....

it's been a long time since I removed that stuff. As I recall it's shaped and glued down like the trim on the cars. And it was a bugbear to remove. However, if you decide you want to sell some 50s...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By Morrighu

If you want to spend the money you ahve a couple...

If you want to spend the money you ahve a couple of options. First off you can try casting the replacements yourself if you have a good one you can make mold from. There are a lot of kits on the...
12-12-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,649
Posted By Morrighu

Run, do not walk and get yourself a lally column....

Run, do not walk and get yourself a lally column. You can use that to buy some time to get a structural engineer to help you.

Unfortunately, I think you have bigger problems than a few bricks. ...
12-12-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Morrighu

You should always check your local building...

You should always check your local building codes. Local codes can be very educational because they tell you in great detail what the minimum requirements are in your area. If you are in a rurual...
12-12-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,078
Posted By Morrighu

So much of the answer will depend on your...

So much of the answer will depend on your location and even how the individual inspector chooses to handle it. I agree with the other posters who said you need to go talk to the ones in your area...
12-12-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By Morrighu

Ummm... if you cut a hole in both joists, it's...

Ummm... if you cut a hole in both joists, it's still a 4" hole and still likely not enough structure to keep things from sagging..... It probably needs more support than that to carry the load it is...
12-12-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By Morrighu

For it to be humid in your house, the water has...

For it to be humid in your house, the water has to be coming from somewhere.

Make sure that everything is venting to the outside of the house. That means your bathroom fans, your kitchen vent...
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