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02-01-09, 10:11 PM
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Since it is a stand alone building Rent an Ozone...

Since it is a stand alone building Rent an Ozone generator (http://www.ozoneapplications.com/rental_programs.htm?gclid=CJOj7_WIvZgCFQIyxwodTjekZA) and run it in the building for a few days.
It'll...
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Views: 19,727
Posted By Fox E

Depending on the gaps size of course, you could...

Depending on the gaps size of course, you could cut and stuff Styrofoam (pieces) in any gaps till the weather breaks.
Duck tape some plastic or tyvek sheeting up to keep the wind out and then your...
01-07-09, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,876
Posted By Fox E

Once you get mold you'll have to dig deep and...

Once you get mold you'll have to dig deep and start over. Option "D" requires more work for sure. But would have longevity. Do it right the 1st time and sleep well.
01-07-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,683
Posted By Fox E

Sometimes dimmer switches will do that also.

Sometimes dimmer switches will do that also.
01-07-09, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Fox E

I would not install drywall over the ceiling...

I would not install drywall over the ceiling tile. My tiles were stapled to the unfinished drywall ceiling. I removed my tile and had 1000 staple holes to fill. No lathe and plaster.
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Views: 19,727
Posted By Fox E

Since we've bought our (brick) house, the master...

Since we've bought our (brick) house, the master BR, facing north, was always cold and drafty. We would go the window seal route every winter to help out since we also had horrible alum windows, that...
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Views: 6,681
Posted By Fox E

A little PM goes along ways..glad it's fixed. ...

A little PM goes along ways..glad it's fixed.
Rob, on an old wall furnace I have, the round thermocouple sits in a round clamp like thingie and it wonders out of position from time to time. Used to...
12-26-08, 09:19 PM
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Views: 1,057
Posted By Fox E

Mold has stench

Mold maybe? perhaps you have a leak somewhere on the outer walls and as water gets in where the old mold was it will smell.
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Views: 6,681
Posted By Fox E

Sounds more like a defective thermocouple. The...

Sounds more like a defective thermocouple. The little sensor that is in the pilot light flame. Make sure it is in the flame, mine moves in and out and I have to adjust it every year.
12-22-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By Fox E

I'm not sure how much space you have or...

I'm not sure how much space you have or understand the problem correctly, but why not frame and drywall a false wall 6" away from the existing wall and on the edge of your sill/step. You'd loose some...
12-14-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,683
Posted By Fox E

Thanks for the quick response X! Base shoe,...

Thanks for the quick response X!
Base shoe, like 1/4 Round? I remember using that to cover bad linoleum edging in my old kitchen. But will that flex enough to follow the floor contour? I just don't...
12-14-08, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,683
Posted By Fox E

Caulking Baseboards ..yes or no

I've caulked the baseboard gaps on the top side. These baseboards are on a new floating composite hardwood floor. There are a few obvious gaps between the floor and the baseboard (slab not level?)....
12-13-08, 07:56 PM
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Views: 37,919
Posted By Fox E

Even though you believe you are well ventilated,...

Even though you believe you are well ventilated, you should use green board (http://homerenovations.about.com/od/wallsandtrim/a/artgreenboard.htm) anyway. A few dollars more, but you'll have some...
12-12-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 103,810
Posted By Fox E

I should have added that I wet sanded my Corian...

I should have added that I wet sanded my Corian initially. Then hand sanded with 2000 and a rubber flat pad. An auto paint store is the best place for 1600+ or finer wet/dry sand paper.
I would not...
12-07-08, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 103,810
Posted By Fox E

I polished mine (black)...

I polished mine (black) (http://www.eharder.com/Kitchen/ekitchen_78.jpg) from 800 to 2000 grit with a DA. Didn't take very long. Followed with automotive polishing compound. It really brought out...
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