Search: Posts Made By: fastsvo
Showing results 1 to 25 of 40
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By fastsvo

I am using 2x10" NET boards that are held by 3/8...

I am using 2x10" NET boards that are held by 3/8 lag bolts into the rafter tails. That additional space above the brackets will now have a gutter to keep the water away. Some of the precautions...
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By fastsvo

Deck Tape?

I am going to use Simpson LUS46 hangers to set my 4x6 beams for my pergola. The hangers will be hung directly off the fascia board. Now, how can/should I use deck tape here? Sandwich it between the...
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fastsvo

if I cannot remove the shingles, yet want to add...

if I cannot remove the shingles, yet want to add additional (the tar paper is still there) waterproofing - what can I use here? Just plain old Henry's or a sealant like M1...
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fastsvo

I should note, we are not replacing the shingles...

I should note, we are not replacing the shingles (3yr old) and just need to put everything back together but with an added focus on waterproofing and sealing.
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fastsvo

I am located in SoCal so we don't see a lot of...

I am located in SoCal so we don't see a lot of rain, but water has indeed made its mark on the old pergola.

The way it was explained to me is that I would want to place the ice and water shield...
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fastsvo

Peel and Stick questions.

In the process of tearing down and rebuilding my pergola patio and replacing all the fascia board. I am sorting through the different variations of deck tape or ice/water shield to use:

On the...
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By fastsvo

take a look at "Woodlife Classic"

take a look at "Woodlife Classic"
09-13-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By fastsvo

I like the TV reference! The only thing I...

I like the TV reference!

The only thing I can add is that this room is much cooler and hotter than the rest of the home (3 walls are exposed to the elements). That's why I'm thinking maybe this...
09-13-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By fastsvo

Any room for improvement?

Currently replacing the fascia board and I noticed one of the eaves ... between its rafters is not blocked off like the rest of them. This room in the house does not have any crawlspace and has a...
09-10-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By fastsvo

the thinking is to "air seal" the attic but...

the thinking is to "air seal" the attic but perhaps that should only be concerned with the attic floor and not anything above that.
09-10-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By fastsvo

Should I shoot expanding foam here?

I am in the process of replacing my fascia trim and noticed that I can see some light shinning through the wooden blocks that are nailed between the rafters when in my attic.

Even though my eaves...
09-09-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By fastsvo

That is good stuff except it can't be used for...

That is good stuff except it can't be used for above ground installations (the smell never goes away). I have used their alternative product - Woodlife Classic which is fine except I think I need a...
09-08-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By fastsvo

Wood glue or hardener?

I have a 4x4 post that is bolted against a wall and does not make contact with the ground. Though the bottom of the post has a touch of rot, which I will cut away. But when it comes to sealing the...
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By fastsvo

The lower bracket actually has two bolt holes...

The lower bracket actually has two bolt holes (one is buried) and the top of the post has a T bar brace with lag bolts.
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By fastsvo

How To Replace 4x4 Post?

I am rebuilding my outdoor pergola patio and need to replace a 4x4 post that is set in concrete (w/ brackets).

What is the best way to tackle this and which hardware should be used on the post...
06-12-18, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By fastsvo

Garage Insulation project

Hey guys,

I'm about to insulate and drywall my garage and paying close attention to my east-facing wall because the sun is so against here in SoCal.

Currently the original tar paper is broken...
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By fastsvo

Vista 21ip & home automation advice needed

So, I am now trying to finish up my alarm setup with a (hopefully) well thought out home automation controller attached to it.

I currently have:

vista 21ip (will most likely be monitored by...
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By fastsvo

Turns out the sensor at the window was set too...

Turns out the sensor at the window was set too deep into the frame. I pulled it out a little and immediately it registered. Easy fix!
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By fastsvo

It turns one of the faults which later led to a...

It turns one of the faults which later led to a check was coming from the 4219 zone expander. I missed one resistor there, so that was an easy fix.

Zone 8, is still throwing a fault and needs to...
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By fastsvo

I am now getting a CHECK instead of a FAULT for...

I am now getting a CHECK instead of a FAULT for one of the windows. How does that error differ?
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By fastsvo

Vista 21ip will not arm without faults cleared - how can I get around this?

I currently have two zones (window sensors) that are throwing faults (hard wired) and while I am still programming and learning my way around this alarm, it seems I cannot easily arm it without going...
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By fastsvo

Garage Lighting + EV charger help needed

Hey Guys,

I am looking to upgrade the lighting in a 2 car, 440sqft garage. Ideally, I would like to use 6" cans for the flush look and because I have a low ceiling (9ft). I'm on the fence on how...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,117
Posted By fastsvo

Thanks. That was a big help to me!

Thanks. That was a big help to me!
Replies: 6
Views: 2,117
Posted By fastsvo

If I understand your example correctly. Even if...

If I understand your example correctly. Even if I wire up the resistor on COM, it will require two resistors (not 1 like I have currently done so on the 4219).?
Replies: 6
Views: 2,117
Posted By fastsvo

I have been advised to wiring the resistors on...

I have been advised to wiring the resistors on the 4219 on the positive (+) terminal instead of the common (-). Why? Due to the jelly bean connectors not crimping down across three leads (2 neg...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 40
 


 
Forum Jump