Last Activity:06-17-2011 12:59 PM
Posted in thread: New home owner here. on 06-17-2011 at 11:55 AM
Well small update, after paying ARS to come out and look at the plumbing, i found the low
pressure to be calcium built up in the shower pipe. the water was turned off for so long, there
was a bit of c...
Posted in thread: Radiant Barriers, is it a sham? Logic inside... on 06-09-2011 at 12:42 PM
I have found a pretty affordible source for radiant barrier material, so im going to pick up
about 2000 sq ft, and do that prior to the insulation, so i wont be rolling around in 12" of
Posted in thread: what do you think of Yellow walls in a kitchen? on 06-09-2011 at 12:28 PM
i grew up in a house where one person smoked.... a LOT. so much so that the walls were actually
yellow.. maybe its me being forced to grow up in a house that way, but id go with pretty much
any color ...
Posted in thread: Repair / seal a metal roof that leaks on 06-07-2011 at 07:55 AM
the way the roof is leaking, is it something you could caulk? Pictures definitely would help
Posted in thread: New to house repair! on 06-06-2011 at 01:16 PM
haha. Thanks oldog! I will be taking a ton of before pics! I suspect they will be up later in
the week. :] welcome, i JUST signed on my papers on thursday 6-2-11, so im in the same boat as
you. brand ...
Posted in thread: New home owner here. on 06-01-2011 at 09:21 AM
From what I see the white PVC pipes are vent pipes not supply lines and do not require
insulation.what about the steel lines? our home inspector made of note that the piping in the
attic was not insul...
Posted in thread: New here, 50 year plumbing contractor on 05-31-2011 at 01:53 PM
Just curious, in your experience, if re-piping the house, would you suggest veering away from a
PEX setup? ive heard mixed reviews, what is your thoughts?
Posted in thread: New home owner here. on 05-31-2011 at 01:41 PM
And here is a horrible pic of the attic, and how bad my "insulation" is, after 5 years of the
house being un-occupied. also please note that the piping in the attic isnt insulated. this
will be taken ...
Posted in thread: Radiant Barriers, is it a sham? Logic inside... on 05-31-2011 at 11:17 AM
I am by no expert on this by any means. I did just have a new roof put on which required
redecking the house. We went with the R barrier backed plywood plus ridge vents, I also
installed R-30 bats in ...
Posted in thread: New home owner here. on 05-31-2011 at 07:28 AM
And just for the record, this is what i am working with.