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08-15-20, 04:44 PM
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Posted By mopar44o

Yeah we used 3 people. I guided it from the...

Yeah we used 3 people. I guided it from the bottom while two steered holding it.

Either way I think you were right PJ in that it was jumping threads from stressing pipe
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08-15-20, 07:57 AM
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Views: 174
Posted By mopar44o

Pipe wasnt cut and has a tapered edge. Its...

Pipe wasnt cut and has a tapered edge.

Its real snug to put in. I'm guessing the pressure to get the pipe in is dislodging it .
08-15-20, 04:38 AM
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Views: 174
Posted By mopar44o

Well it's tight when I drop the tub in and loose...

Well it's tight when I drop the tub in and loose when I pull it out.
tail pipe is long enough to engage the flange forsure.
was thinking of trying one of these to see if it helps.
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08-15-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By mopar44o

Well it's tight when I drop the tub in and loose...

Well it's tight when I drop the tub in and loose when I pull it out.
tail pipe is long enough to engage the flange
08-14-20, 09:24 PM
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Views: 174
Posted By mopar44o

Drop in tub problem

So long story short I used one of these drop in drains for the freestanding tub
https://osb.ca/products/product-feature ... -drain.php (https://osb.ca/products/product-feature/island-tub-drain.php)...
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Posted By mopar44o

Perfect. Found the breaker it was wired to. The...

Perfect. Found the breaker it was wired to. The previous owner looked like he wrote alarm power then crossed it out. Guess he figured he probably shouldn't tell people how to disarm it lol.
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Posted By mopar44o

Removing Old ADT alarm system.

Hey guys,

Any tips on removing an old alarm system? Got this ADT system I have no intention of using and want to clean up the area around the fuse panel.

It's got 3 batteries it seems. I've...
10-22-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
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, 08:18 PM
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Views: 1,202
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, 01:29 PM
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Views: 1,202
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, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
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, 02:52 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, 02:28 PM
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Views: 1,202
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, 05:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
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, 07:11 PM
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Views: 1,202
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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Views: 244
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, 11:20 AM
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Views: 1,202
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
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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Views: 244
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, 04:42 AM
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Views: 1,202
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, 05:50 AM
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Views: 1,202
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, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
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, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
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, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
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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