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Posted in thread: Walls & ceiling problems & advices on 04-16-2012 at 12:04 PM
I don't think it's necessary to tear off everything but you can't just tape and mud over the
existing bubbled tape. The bubble would just telegraph through the new layer. Carefully use a
razor knife t...
Posted in thread: Walls & ceiling problems & advices on 04-15-2012 at 03:37 PM
It's hard to believe a professional did the drywall in this room. The bulging tape is caused
from not getting enough mud on the back side when installed. The back of the tape must have mud
on it or wi...
Posted in thread: anybody have any experience with diy garage kits/pre built garages? on 04-13-2012 at 01:00 PM
I agree with jocaption.I built a 2 car 2 story garage with an attached shed for my home last
year. I searched the Internet for a kit and/or designs that would work for my space but came up
empty. I en...
Posted in thread: Bouncy joists on 04-12-2012 at 06:53 AM
Sorry, I wasn't trying to offend. A major component of my day job is problem solving. I would
never tell someone to tear it down and start over. There's almost always a solution. However,
since I don'...
Posted in thread: anybody have any experience with diy garage kits/pre built garages? on 04-11-2012 at 06:14 PM
You will also want to make sure the kit & design will meet your local building codes.
Posted in thread: Bouncy joists on 04-11-2012 at 06:10 PM
"Is it necessary when trying to eliminate bouncy Joists to use 3/4 inch plywood or can I use
half-inch?"Was the structure built to code? If so, there shouldn't be a bounce. I just built a
two story 2....
Posted in thread: Forced Air furnace: air has unpleasant smell on 10-24-2010 at 06:27 PM
I have a forced air heating unit that's more than 40 years old and it still works very well.
The 1st use every Fall is always interesting but any odors go away after a few minutes. One
time I found my...