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Posted in thread: Insulating Attic? on 09-29-2009 at 01:47 PM
It's likely your joists are 16" on center so use the rolls that are 15" wide. The R-value you
use should be limited to the height of your joists. You probably have 2x8 or 2x10 joists so
that would be ...
Posted in thread: Got a leak - whos a plumber? Pic... on 07-26-2007 at 02:34 PM
Turn the valve off at the curb (you can build a tool with a piece of pipe), then replace it all
up to that pressure/check valve. I just did something similar and I used a full port ball valve
Posted in thread: Drywall meets door frame on 03-28-2007 at 12:14 PM
Worst case scenario, you can custom build new door jambs the appropriate width. I say worst
because it's the most work, but would probably be the best end result.You could also reinstall
the jam flush...
Posted in thread: Gas Furnace Shutdown on 03-28-2007 at 12:09 PM
You could turn off the gas, but you'll have to remember to turn it back on and relight the
pilot in the fall. As was mentioned, the pilot won't burn more than $2 worth of gas all summer.
I believe tha...
Posted in thread: Kitchen countertops on 03-28-2007 at 12:04 PM
Formica is bonded to partical board which is horribly weak in the lateral direction not to
mention swells like a sponge when it gets wet. Most tile guys would at least replace it with
some 3/4" plywoo...
Posted in thread: Subfloors for Hardwood & Tile on 03-15-2007 at 09:31 AM
Most tile pros would suggest that particle board is NOT a suitable underlayment for tile in any
situation, especially in a room where the tile may get wet. In this case, I'd really recommend
Posted in thread: Security Alarms on 03-14-2007 at 03:04 PM
I pay 7.99 per month (one year prepay) and I know it works because I've false tripped it myself
by accident a couple times already. Of course, this is possible because I bought and installed
Posted in thread: Need movable wall for bedroom. on 03-14-2007 at 02:57 PM
Hi, new guy here but this topic interested me. Are we talking permanent for as long as you live
there but you want it removable for when you leave (apartment renter are ya?). Or... do you
want it to b...