Last Activity:12-11-2013 8:12 PM
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Posted in thread: Brown spots in my bathroom on linoleum floor Help on 12-11-2013 at 09:19 PM
I agree, Neal, on a concrete basement floor or over a crawl space, but not on linoleum or vinyl
as above, at least I've never heard of it; pp.20; the vinyl stop all moisture from coming
through as i...
Posted in thread: Help finishing basement on 12-11-2013 at 08:06 PM
You will want to remove that poly wrapped fiberglass, aka- the diaper, Photo 3;
Posted in thread: Brown spots in my bathroom on linoleum floor Help on 12-11-2013 at 07:57 PM
You are correct, Suzy H, it is moisture; Photo 4; Welcome to the forums!
Posted in thread: Microwave Removal on 12-10-2013 at 10:38 PM
I learned there is a $0.75 fuse inside the oven that after replacing will work for another 5
years.... go figure. Gary
Posted in thread: Jacking a wall on 12-10-2013 at 10:32 PM
Usually one of the walls is leaning outward with a roof sag (non-structural ridge board)-
unless the framing cuts were gaped really big at install...lol. The rafter ties/ceiling joists
could have loos...
Posted in thread: Setting fence posts on 12-10-2013 at 10:19 PM
A post for a fence has less structural loads on it but more shear loads; certain precautions
should be taken, IMHO. Mound the concrete on top for water run-off, extend the wood post past
the bottom of...
Posted in thread: Drywall lift as temp wall support on 11-06-2013 at 04:09 PM
Unanimous, lol. Bottom chart;
Posted in thread: What's that big black pipe thingy in my attic? on 11-06-2013 at 04:04 PM
All about liability.... the trusses are designed/warranted to carry a finished textured ceiling
load with maximum amount/load of insulation per square foot, not storage loads. In 2006, truss
Posted in thread: Rooms over partial crawl space cold on 11-06-2013 at 03:54 PM
Same answer I gave here;
Posted in thread: Water in crawlspace on 11-06-2013 at 03:48 PM
Jb, welcome to the forums! As your crawl is connected to the basement, the walls should be
insulated (as existing) AND a house-air supply should be installed. This will move warm air
currents around i...