VIEW MY

drw158

Gift Premium Subscription To drw158

Join Date:

03-09-2012

Last Activity:

06-01-2015 2:20 AM

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Is it safe to waterproof a stone chimney? on 05-30-2015 at 09:22 PM
    We have a 1938 stone chimney (not brick) that is severely deteriorated. We are going to repair
    the mortar immediately and put a cap on top, but we're unsure about weatherproofing the stone.
    We do want...

  • Posted in thread: Poorly painted old trim on 05-24-2015 at 11:06 AM
    Thanks for all of the advice everyone. Very helpful.Isn't there some added value since the trim
    is over 70 years old? Wouldn't it be worth it to preserve the original wood trim?If I wanted to
    replace ...

  • Posted in thread: Poorly painted old trim on 05-18-2015 at 08:59 AM
    I tested all layers of paint for lead. There is no lead in the trim paint according to the
    test. And yes, I made sure all layers of paint were visible when I did the test :)

  • Posted in thread: Poorly painted old trim on 05-17-2015 at 11:11 AM
    We are moving into a 1938 house with some of the original trim intact. This house was poorly
    maintained over the years, including the trim.The trim has been painted with a glossy white
    color, and ther...

  • Posted in thread: Damaged window sill (drywall + corner beads) on 05-12-2015 at 10:12 PM
    I have a severly damaged window sill that is made of just drywall and metal corner beads. I've
    read a lot about repairing vertical drywall corners, but this is a little bit different. If you
    look at t...

  • Posted in thread: Extend concrete downspout on 05-12-2015 at 09:58 PM
    Hi all, my downspout is going into a concrete pipe of some kind and I need to extend it. It
    seems like it would be hard to attach the plastic extensions to the concrete and make it water
    tight. I don'...

  • Posted in thread: Attic Insulation Recommendations? (photos) on 05-11-2015 at 08:09 AM
    I haven't seen paper backed for years. we wouldn't do here but that might be different where
    you are. So, I don't know.;)Interesting... It's all over my house and in all the how-to YouTube
    videos. Wha...

  • Posted in thread: Attic Insulation Recommendations? (photos) on 05-10-2015 at 09:45 PM
    I had one more question to add:When installing batt insulation in the knee walls, do I place
    the paper side out, or against the wall? If I install it with the paper side out, I'll be able
    to staple it...

  • Posted in thread: Attic Insulation Recommendations? (photos) on 05-10-2015 at 09:39 PM
    Thanks for the reply nealtw.I know about soffit vents, but I'm not sure what you are talking
    about here:It woulbe nice to have soffet vents and box vents on the top but you also should
    have room above...

  • Posted in thread: Attic Insulation Recommendations? (photos) on 05-09-2015 at 09:59 PM
    We just bought a 1938 stone house (Nashville, TN), and I've been doing a lot of research on
    insulation. The house has a finished attic, and there is a knee wall on either side. There's
    also an attic h...

0 COMMENTS
POST A COMMENT

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS