Last Activity:12-13-2013 12:19 AM
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Posted in thread: Folding or sliding section of barn stairs? on 12-13-2013 at 12:50 AM
A friend recently purchased a spot of property far out in the sticks. The house and barn look
to have been well built in the late 1940s.The barn had a stairway along the wall on one side
that led to t...
Posted in thread: Wooden Storm Windows? on 10-26-2013 at 11:10 PM
Why suggest vinyl when I'm looking for wooden storms? Vinyl doesn't have a good track record
that I'm aware of and can't be repaired easily. Some of the entire windows I need to replace in
the house a...
Posted in thread: Wooden Storm Windows? on 10-23-2013 at 09:23 PM
Thanks, Neal. I shoulda googled....lots out there!Drywallinfo.....I agree, it wouldn't be too
hard, but I have plenty of other house and woodworking projects to do and thought I might be
able to save ...
Posted in thread: Wooden Storm Windows? on 10-22-2013 at 11:43 PM
I'm looking to replace the missing wooden removable storm windows in my circa 1895 basement.
They are held in place by metal tabs that you twist. Problem is, where to find them? Does
anybody know of c...
Posted in thread: Plastic End "Caps" for 2x4s? on 09-12-2013 at 09:48 AM
Perfect! I instead used Rubbermaid food containers from Menard's so I could use some 4x4 and
6x6 sections *** basses as well.Thanks!
Posted in thread: Inlet and Outlet Hot on H/W Heater? on 06-26-2013 at 11:12 PM
Thanks, guys, for the great advice and info. Mom is 76 and has been in the hospital for tests
for the last week. The contractor has been fine in the past, but it never hurts to learn about
what to do....
Posted in thread: Removing Old Plaster/Stucco From Basement Interior Walls on 06-26-2013 at 04:41 PM
Neal knows EVERYTHING!Thanks Neal!
Posted in thread: Inlet and Outlet Hot on H/W Heater? on 06-26-2013 at 04:40 PM
My mother had a plumber come over to look at replacing a leaking outdoor hose outlet. He told
her the hot water heater (several years old) also should be replaced; he says both the inlet
and outlet ar...
Posted in thread: Removing Old Plaster/Stucco From Basement Interior Walls on 06-24-2013 at 06:32 PM
Sometime in the past, probably in the 1950s, plaster or stucco was applied to the brick and
rubblestone walls of my 1895 basement to "finish" it.Ahh, but time and moisture take their
toll, and much of...
Posted in thread: Basement Plumbing and Flooding Questions on 04-22-2013 at 10:43 PM
Yes, They did the installations, etc. I think they are looking at how to remedy this issue. Big
email day, tomorrow!