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Posted in thread: Question for the experts. Roof / Water Heater / Chimney on 04-26-2017 at 09:57 AM
I put this in general as it covers a fair amount of areas. First off I need a new roof and
Ugggh I’m going to hire it done. Knees are bad it is two full stories etc etc. My guy came
today and said the...
Posted in thread: How to buy a “Fixer Up” House to be a Home. on 04-26-2017 at 04:26 AM
Going by that, I'm hoping it won't be a faux pas to post since there hasn't been activity on
this thread in a while. Threads like this one are exactly the sort of thing I was hoping to
find when I fou...
Posted in thread: Hello, Folks on 04-25-2017 at 04:32 AM
They built em pretty good in 1955. Welcome to the forum. :welcome:
Posted in thread: 16 inches on centre on 04-24-2017 at 09:43 AM
Posted in thread: 16 inches on centre on 04-24-2017 at 09:05 AM
In the days before 4x8 sheet goods, stud spacing wasn't as critical as it is today. Hanging
your drywall horizontally allows you to adjust better if the stud spacing isn't perfect. It is
much easier t...
Posted in thread: 16 inches on centre on 04-24-2017 at 06:22 AM
Keep in mind the dimension given between studs is for modern 2x4 studs that measure 1.5 x 3.5.
Over the years that has changed as studs started out as actually 2x4. That is supposed to be
the rough cu...
Posted in thread: Hello from NY! on 04-21-2017 at 12:37 PM
Posted in thread: Toy stuck in bathtub faucet on 04-21-2017 at 04:33 AM
Bend a small hook on the end of a piece of coat hanger wire. Push it in beside it and turn it
and hook it out. Buy the kids larger toys for the tub. :)
Posted in thread: Returning After A Long Absence on 04-21-2017 at 04:21 AM
I would just turn on the water and flush it out a little. If it smells and looks fine I
wouldn’t worry about it.
Posted in thread: Hello from Iowa on 04-21-2017 at 04:18 AM
Hi glad to see we finally got your membership approved. As you can see this is a very elite
bunch here, we don’t just let anyone in the front door. :)Welcome to the forum looking
forward to help...