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Posted in thread: Friendly People on 10-11-2005 at 07:41 PM
central Texas... 30 miles north of Austin City Limits
Posted in thread: security doors on 10-11-2005 at 07:32 PM
the good security storm doors are custom made to fit you opening. They have a steel frame and
double as a storm door (has glass). I have used a couple brands but do not remember the exact
name. I look...
Posted in thread: Who is everyone with on 10-11-2005 at 06:25 PM
I have a dog and a gun... One thing nice about Texas is if you kill an intruder IN your home
you usually get off scott free...
Posted in thread: Best way to dry up a basement? on 10-11-2005 at 06:20 PM
A dehumifier will remove the normal condesation and is a must for all basements in humid areas.
high humidity air will cool and condense in a normal basement because the basement is cooler
Posted in thread: barn renovation? on 10-11-2005 at 05:53 PM
It is rare when remodeling is cheaper than building new... So if there is a compelling reason
that the existing structure speakes to you just be sure it is not cost savings.The rule of
thumb I have us...
Posted in thread: roof vents to cut cooling costs on 10-11-2005 at 05:14 PM
YES THEY ARE NECESSARY!!! When it gets hot outside the air comes in from your soffit and rises
under your roof sheathing. This warm air goes out the vents thus your attic space is cooled.
This helps i...
Posted in thread: Cleaning gutters on 10-11-2005 at 04:57 PM
Some building supply companies have a fixture to attach to you garden hose which should work on
one story homes and maybe some two storys. If you can walk on your roof a leaf blower could be
Posted in thread: WIfe Is Bugging me on 10-11-2005 at 04:43 PM
I posted the following for someone earlier... the extra dirt can be used for a waterfall or
river. You have to put it some where so put it next to the hole you dig for your pond. Use the
liner to cont...
Posted in thread: installing a pond - tips please on 10-10-2005 at 11:38 PM
Simply just dig a hole the size and shape you want and put a liner and fill it with water. The
best liner I have found is the rubber roofing used on flat roofs. They are available from most
Posted in thread: windows on 10-10-2005 at 11:19 PM
There are many manufactures (probably over a hundred) that can meet that need. One is Pella. A
trip to a good building supplier is a first step.