Last Activity:11-23-2013 7:30 PM
Posted in thread: Toilet water in sump pump pit on 11-23-2013 at 07:22 PM
Why not just rotate the elbowed section in the middle pic counterclockwise until it's pitched
downward, then you'll get no runoff. Use a couple of 45s to realign and return the drain pipe
back to plum...
Posted in thread: Insulating the Attic on 08-19-2013 at 06:20 AM
Having lived in that area I had Mass Electric pay for adding insulation in mine. It was part of
their energy conservation program. Even if you're with Boston Edison you should check if they
have any r...
Posted in thread: AC system not working... on 08-06-2013 at 09:53 AM
Got it fixed. Had a couple of hot days waiting for the replacement capacitor but that's all it
was. Chillin now.... Thanks,
Posted in thread: AC system not working... on 08-02-2013 at 07:48 PM
Hi folks, I have a 12 year old Ruud system that started blowing warm air. Checking outside on
the unit and the fan motor had stopped turning, though it's not seized. Compressor seemed to be
Posted in thread: soffit vent ? on 06-02-2013 at 10:24 AM
Can you locate exhaust venting in the middle of the roof? Can you cut a cross over in the cross
blocks? Given that it's a flat roof and I have no access, I don't think I'd do that. Is there
Posted in thread: sheetrock butts upto cbs question on 05-29-2013 at 03:34 PM
Thanks Neal, I do have studs right up tight to the stucco wall. I'm just not sure how long a
mud and tape corner joint would hold and if I could get a good blend into the stucco wall's
sand finish.I d...
Posted in thread: sheetrock butts upto cbs question on 05-29-2013 at 01:55 PM
Hi folks, I'm rocking an interior wall that butts, at a right angle, up to a stuccoed concrete
block finished wall.Normally with rock to rock, I know you would just tape and mud that inside
Posted in thread: A little help with hardware, please? on 05-23-2013 at 03:15 PM
Go to any marine supply store for SS cleats such as West Marine.See...
Posted in thread: soffit vent ? on 05-23-2013 at 02:36 PM
The roofing material is rolled. Each of the bays is blocked. I don't don't know if there are
other cross blocks deeper in. The ceiling in the space is plywood.The old panels were vented
but so was a 1...
Posted in thread: soffit vent ? on 05-23-2013 at 10:24 AM
Hi folks,I have an enclosed 10' x 20' patio with a flat, pitched roof. It has a 24" overhang.
Constructed with 3x6s, 16" oc. that is scabbed onto a hip roof.I tore out and replaced the
soffit boards a...