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Posted in thread: new member, almost new to me house.... on 11-30-2015 at 06:21 AM
Posted in thread: Internet/ technology on 11-30-2015 at 06:19 AM
If you think you are going to personally use it then by all means go ahead and put in what you
think you need and want. If you are going to flip the house in a short period of time then
maybe I would ...
Posted in thread: DIY Tiny House on 11-27-2015 at 11:01 AM
Well if it’s not a fixed in place structure I bet you can circumvent a lot of things like
building codes and permits and paying taxes. Sure it might take a one ton truck to move one but
if you n...
Posted in thread: Contractor wants paid up front on 11-26-2015 at 09:26 AM
I might have more skills and experience than the average home owner but not being a contractor
I still view this from the homeowners viewpoint and on the rare occasion I hire work done
Posted in thread: Do I need a range hood? on 11-26-2015 at 08:49 AM
Gas stove here and no vent. I made it 60 years with gas stoves and no vents. That’s the
beauty of 100 + yr old homes they have natural venting everyplace. Very healthy to not be
sealed up like s...
Posted in thread: Thanksgiving wish on 11-26-2015 at 07:51 AM
Happy Thanksgiving all. Special thoughts and prayers go out to all the members here on my
favorite holiday of the year. It is my favorite because it’s truly a family day to
celebrate and be toge...
Posted in thread: condensation under plastic sheet in finished basement on 11-25-2015 at 11:36 AM
I think I totally misread your post I’m sorry. You had carpet down and then put plastic
over the carpet to protect it from the painting you were doing and overnight water collected on
Posted in thread: condensation under plastic sheet in finished basement on 11-25-2015 at 09:37 AM
I would say it got wet once it will get wet again. It could well be sweating but you mentioned
it was mainly on one side facing the neighbor house. I would think sweating would be more even.
Posted in thread: condensation under plastic sheet in finished basement on 11-25-2015 at 07:10 AM
I’m not a fan of any permeant carpet in basements. I know people do it all the time and
many don’t have any issues but I personally think there is always some moisture going on
Posted in thread: Math tricks on 11-24-2015 at 06:08 PM
both measurements corner to corner have to be same, no math.You are doing math though and more
work. Say you measure corner to corner and you get 10’ 7, 11/16” one way and the other way you
get 10’ 6,...