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  • Posted in thread: Primer Pulling Off on 03-16-2011 at 09:40 AM
    OK. We redid our powder room. All new drywall. We wiped the dust off of the walls prior to
    priming with towels. Used many towels until no more dust was showing on the walls and the
    towles were no long...

  • Posted in thread: Carving Drywall on 11-29-2010 at 02:01 PM
    I am hanging 1/2" drywall in my 1st floor powder room. Between 2 studs is a forced air duct
    that goes to the 2nd floor. It sits flush inside the stud wall except toward the bottom where a
    seam is loca...

  • Posted in thread: Subfloor on 10-29-2010 at 09:35 AM
    Thanks! Do I need to leave any sort of "expansion joint" for the 3/4" plywood? I will be using
    only 2 small sections (roughly 2'x3') with a seam down the middle of the room....this will run

  • Posted in thread: Subfloor on 10-28-2010 at 07:49 AM
    Thanks! Next question. The 3/8" subfloor that I mentioned goes under the wall plates. On one
    side of the room, the joist is located back under the wall plate. The next joist out is about
    14"- 15" OC. ...

  • Posted in thread: Subfloor on 10-05-2010 at 12:29 PM
    Remodeling my 1st floor powder room. Gutted everything. The floor is 3/8" plywood subfloor.
    Wall plates etc built on top of that. Then there is a layer of 3/4" particle board. On top of
    that was 1/4" ...

  • Posted in thread: Insulating Basement Walls on 08-24-2010 at 02:03 PM
    Thanks for all of the info! My last question would be how does one drop an electrical line down
    for outlets and/or switches on the wall? Can I just "carve out" a small section of the foam and
    run the ...

  • Posted in thread: Insulating Basement Walls on 08-22-2010 at 01:59 PM
    I want to insulate my concrete block basement walls with foam board insulation, and use furring
    strips to install paneling. My question is 1) Iinstall the furring strips 16" on center and
    insulate bet...

  • Posted in thread: Gutters Gutters Gutters on 03-17-2010 at 10:59 AM
    My gutters are sloping back toward the fascia. I put a level under the gutter and it confirmed
    this. The fascia, in theory, appears perpendicular to the ground, but in reality it isn't.
    Placing a leve...