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01-18-06, 02:49 PM
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Views: 1,583
Posted By Peladu

I have seen these basements and it doesnt take a...

I have seen these basements and it doesnt take a fifteen foot wall for it to look good. These people are going for a 'loft' look and some basements pull it off better than others.
01-15-06, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By Peladu

What really should be noted is the factor of...

What really should be noted is the factor of supply and demand. In your area the demand is high and pricing will reflect that.

Other then that, you have regional price differences. For example...
01-14-06, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Peladu

Does everyone see where I say that I have done...

Does everyone see where I say that I have done the 2x12 trick in the past?
Did I tell peterr to do this? No, thatís because I read his post, he doesnít have a plank.
Then I say that building a...
01-14-06, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By Peladu

IHI....I hear what your saying and I understand...

IHI....I hear what your saying and I understand it completely. The only thing that I felt was a little off is that this is a DIY board. People come here to ask how to DIY, not to hear why...
01-14-06, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By Peladu

IHI, aren't you from the other board also???? I...

IHI, aren't you from the other board also????
I think I just posted about your truck???
Does this make sence???
01-14-06, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,793
Posted By Peladu

Stand it up, the margin for error is decreased.

Stand it up, the margin for error is decreased.
01-14-06, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By Peladu

I wonder I wonder if itís the same material as...

I wonder I wonder if itís the same material as that Everlast decking used for exterior decks????

I, call me old fashion, will run from such material when doing trim work.
01-14-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,057
Posted By Peladu

I have never seen the bottom of a wall mudded,...

I have never seen the bottom of a wall mudded, never.

I have seen guys who place a piece of scrap half-round inder the drywall to keep the base from rolling. Overall, for me, this is a non-issue...
01-14-06, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By Peladu

^^^^^^^what he said

^^^^^^^what he said
01-14-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By Peladu

I would cut the drywall about 6-12" under the...

I would cut the drywall about 6-12" under the elevation you desire, then tackle the framing of it. You will have to add the strip from your cut, to the top. This could be an option for you if doing...
01-14-06, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By Peladu

Around my neck of the woods, about $1 a sqft will...

Around my neck of the woods, about $1 a sqft will get you material and labor and have your walls ready for paint. So to answer you question, I pay by the sqft, unless its a bathroom, then they pay...
01-14-06, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By Peladu

I agree on the condition that you take some time...

I agree on the condition that you take some time and either refasten the wood you are going to laminate, or you use longer screws to catch the studs/joists.
01-14-06, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By Peladu

OK, but even if the tabs are able to snug the...

OK, but even if the tabs are able to snug the drywall once screwed in?
01-14-06, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Peladu

Actually what I have done is take some scrap...

Actually what I have done is take some scrap 2x12. laid it on the stair and the other end was in the runs of a 6í ladder that was on the first floor.

To build a block that is going to sit on the...
01-14-06, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By Peladu

Now you have me interested in what type of ceiing...

Now you have me interested in what type of ceiing you are talking about. What I have pictured in my head and the way I read it are different. But if its a plastic pannel that you are cutting, use a...
01-14-06, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By Peladu

Why when I read this, I was going to say that all...

Why when I read this, I was going to say that all he needed were longer screws? I think they at 10-24's. Now you have me thinking, would adding longer screws been a bad idea? If so, then why? ...
01-14-06, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By Peladu

You may be looking back in a year because the...

You may be looking back in a year because the fiberglass mesh tape is highley prone to cracking the seam. In My Opinoin, that tape should only be used for drywall repair, not a new tape job. Sorry...
01-14-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By Peladu

If its a hollow door, and you take 3" off of it,...

If its a hollow door, and you take 3" off of it, you could essentially cut 1 Ĺ off of the top and 1 Ĺ off of the bottom and reinsert the stiles back into the top and bottom of the door. If I have...
01-14-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,320
Posted By Peladu

Am I seeing those pics right???? It looks...

Am I seeing those pics right????

It looks like the wall studs are 24" oc...?
01-14-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,988
Posted By Peladu

I would say what he said....(but I would of had...

I would say what he said....(but I would of had many misspellings) :D
01-14-06, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By Peladu

The oly thing you should have to put on top of...

The oly thing you should have to put on top of this would be felt paper.

That was funny, your inspectors office declining to comment, what did you do, show up with a camera and record them???...
01-14-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By Peladu

Is your only complaint that the floor appears...

Is your only complaint that the floor appears worn down from inside of the crawl space?

Is there any structural issues you are having with the floors? Spongey, creaking, unleveled, or any others?...
01-14-06, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By Peladu

Trim the bottom of the header to what you need,...

Trim the bottom of the header to what you need, dont take out the enire thing.
01-14-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By Peladu

This is what I have to say. What you do to...

This is what I have to say.

What you do to the top, do the same to the botttom, what you do to the left, do the sme to the right. Need to take off 1"? 1/2 off the top, 1/2 off the bott. or 1/2...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By Peladu

Yep :thumbup:

Yep :thumbup:
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