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Makes sens. So, if we apply the copper green to...

Makes sens. So, if we apply the copper green to the good wood where it meets the rotted wood and do so thoroughly then can we expect the good wood to remain 'good' ?

This seems to be the case...
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Nothing specific. I was just wondering about the...

Nothing specific. I was just wondering about the copper green product and it's abilities to do the same thing as CPES without the structural support which is stop rot.

Of course you dig, cut, or...
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Copper Green wood treatment or ?

Is copper green an acceptable way to treat wood that has rotted? Will it effectively prevent further decay?
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Thanks. After a ton of reading and a couple phone...

Thanks. After a ton of reading and a couple phone calls.... I get it.

Can't believe I've never heard of this stuff. NEAT!
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Posted By pdxrealtor

I saw the Wiki search, it doesn't really explain...

I saw the Wiki search, it doesn't really explain much. Clicking on the references doesn't explain much either, with the exception of reference number 2.

All of the info explains what it is, but...
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Posted By pdxrealtor

haha... sorry. ... Universal Power Bus

haha... sorry. ... Universal Power Bus
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Can someone explain universal power bus?

Title edited for clarity of thread.

I can't for the life of me find anything online explaining a good use for UPB.

What is it used for?
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Came up with a Sensa-phone web 600. Will send an...

Came up with a Sensa-phone web 600. Will send an email/text alert upon Dakota 2500 receiver relay output.

Pretty cool setup. The web-600 has several zones, a web interface, and power failure...
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I've found a supplier and the system we are going...

I've found a supplier and the system we are going to use is the Dakota 2500.

I'm still trying to come up with an idea for text or email notification of system alarm. Nothing fancy, IE zones,...
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Posted By pdxrealtor

I'm wondering if there is anything with in...

I'm wondering if there is anything with in open/closed interface that would notify a smartphone app.

With the ability to buy a plug at Home Depot that can be controlled by a smartphone I'm...
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Thanks, furd. Oddly enough I've been on the...

Thanks, furd. Oddly enough I've been on the phone with your suggestion for over an hour. Good to get some positive reinforcement as I'm happy with their knowledge and cs to this point.
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Recommend A Security Supply Shop

I would like to investigate and purchase some exterior motion alarms, lights, and chimes. Good stuff that comes with support.

Does anyone here know of any good supply houses that provide support...
03-25-16, 09:54 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

It was 5/8" drywall, but the sheathing was 3/8"....

It was 5/8" drywall, but the sheathing was 3/8". Lol.... I ended up building it out, shimming the interior with 5/8" plywood for the time being, and trimming the exterior with custom made 1x8.

In...
03-25-16, 08:21 AM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Maybe I'm incorrect about the 1/2 drywall, I'll...

Maybe I'm incorrect about the 1/2 drywall, I'll have to double check.

In any event I'm still at a loss as to why someone would order a custom made door that uses new construction anchors. Perhaps...
03-25-16, 07:47 AM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Anyways..... thx for info.

Anyways..... thx for info.
03-24-16, 09:13 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Right, but why not order one made for existing...

Right, but why not order one made for existing structures? Just seems odd to go through all the trouble when they make these doors for the application
03-24-16, 08:57 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Yes yes... the guy at the door supply house was...

Yes yes... the guy at the door supply house was telling me that today, about the drywall firming things up.

Drywall is going back up, but I won't be able to get to it for a few days after the...
03-24-16, 08:24 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

It's 5 3/4" inside the jamb. Not sure what...

It's 5 3/4" inside the jamb.

Not sure what wall thickness is on the exterior. Interior is 2x4 and 1/2" drywall.

I was just out in the hot tub thinking about the necessity of securing both...
03-24-16, 07:44 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Door specs are for a 4 3/4" wall, and the steel...

Door specs are for a 4 3/4" wall, and the steel jam is 5 3/4" overall.

I will be matching the interior drywall at 1/2", and it's standard 2x4 framing with a 4x10 header.

I've yet to cut the...
03-24-16, 07:01 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Metal knock down door install question

Pictured is the style of door frame I have, and brackets.

I framed in a new RO, so the bracket type used is no problem on the interior as the framing is exposed. However, the exterior is finished...
11-23-15, 01:30 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

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This is for anyone who comes along and has the same situation/question I did.

It is very much possible to get a solid mount with what I had to work with. Use a 1/4" backer...
11-21-15, 12:40 PM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Thx for the input. I was afraid that was the only...

Thx for the input. I was afraid that was the only answer.

I'll whip something up with what I have to work with. There's enough lip along the bottom edge to fasten the entire length of backer...
11-21-15, 01:33 AM
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Ideas on best way to patch this shower wall

I installed a new valve and now need to patch the hole.

I know I can slap this together several half a** ways, but I'd like some ideas that are a bit better than half a**.

You can see I have...
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Posted By pdxrealtor

No need to get defensive. You obviously...

No need to get defensive.

You obviously aren't aware of what ceiling ties are used for. And, a 2:12 - 4:12 is considered a 'standard' low slope roof.
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Posted By pdxrealtor

Oh - I"m not saying I won't add them - I'm saying...

Oh - I"m not saying I won't add them - I'm saying it does not help with the outward pressure. There are other benefits to adding them, but not outward pressure.

Here's just one article that...
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