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Posted in thread: Who Makes The Best Garbage Disposer on 10-22-2009 at 12:22 PM
Personally I dont think people shld use a garbage dispossal. The easiest thing is to get rid of
it. Let ur drain catch get the solid refuse and throw it in the trash, no need to tempt the
drain to clo...
Posted in thread: replacing bricks where air con was on 07-23-2007 at 08:47 AM
I'd recomend using a line-pin to chisle out the brick. Cutting the mortar is easier until you
nick a brick next to the one your taking out, sometimes it's better to take a little more time
Posted in thread: Shower and its sub-floor? on 07-23-2007 at 08:26 AM
I'd be uneasy about using plywood under a shower stall just because of the moisture risk. Seems
to me that using plywood would be running the long term risk of rotting out and to repair it in
Posted in thread: Shower and its sub-floor? on 07-12-2007 at 03:47 PM
Hello jl42. I'm not a plumber by any means but I am gathering info on adding plumbing in a
basement preferably under my slab. I don't think sand is the way to go here, I have read in
another article i...
Posted in thread: Loadbearing knee walls? on 06-28-2007 at 06:23 AM
The knee wall sits on a triple joist that spans from the central and outside loadbearing walls.
The framing looks to be a cross between platform and plank & beam construction since the
Posted in thread: Loadbearing knee walls? on 06-27-2007 at 08:02 PM
Would it be O.K. to shift the knee wall as long as it is still under both joists or install a
header across the span of the knee wall?
Posted in thread: Loadbearing knee walls? on 06-27-2007 at 09:11 AM
I am remodeling a 1943 1&1/2 story upstairs. It has kneewalls that I have been told are not
loadbearing (by a buddy who is a relatively new contractor) but they appear to me to be
supporting my roof j...
Posted in thread: Learning as I go on 06-27-2007 at 08:02 AM
Hey everyone am doing some remodeling throughout my home and have periodically used this forum
for tips was a brick mason some years ago till the back went and now stick to my own projects.
Sure I'll ...