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Last Activity:08-17-2010 3:56 PM
Posted in thread: Bar design/ideas on 03-08-2010 at 12:06 PM
You need to get the "look" down first. Modern, classic or what have you. Do a google image
search and find something that you like and go from there.
Posted in thread: Kitchen Cabinet Question on 03-08-2010 at 12:04 PM
What you have is commonly refer to plastic laminates, the lamination process require high
pressure and heat so its pretty hard to redo it on your own. If you don't want to replace the
whole unit, you ...
Posted in thread: Strange question about intake vent? on 03-08-2010 at 10:58 AM
depending on the size and cross section of your duct, you might be able to find a 90 degree
elbow at home depot that'll do what you want. Just remember that every turn you make reduce air
speed to tha...
Posted in thread: Heat Pump recharge on 03-08-2010 at 10:53 AM
Didn't think that this could be DIY due to the equipment required as Kok328 said. If you have
all those equipment then you'll probably already know how to do it.
Posted in thread: Can I attach filter to intake vent? on 03-08-2010 at 10:51 AM
Don't think its a good idea, it'll slow the air speed way down since its too far from the fan.
Its like trying to breath through a mask, you'll be huffing and puffing but only getting half
of the air....
Posted in thread: Leaky foundation on 03-08-2010 at 10:42 AM
If you water proof the inside face of our foundation wall, all that mean's that your wall is
now gonna be soak and underwater and will deteriorate even faster. You need to excavate the
outside and wat...
Posted in thread: Cracked cinder block wall, low temp repairs on 03-08-2010 at 10:38 AM
I know they make chemical accelerator for curing concrete in cold weather, not sure if they
have the same thing for mortar but you can check. Not a recommended practice though since the
strength of th...
Posted in thread: Room under garage on 03-08-2010 at 10:35 AM
We pump concrete through a hose all the time, that's how all the high rises are build in the
city, a giant crane truck with a long hose and strong pump to get it up 40 stories.Restricted
workspace do ...
Posted in thread: buckling basement floor on 03-08-2010 at 10:32 AM
Sounds like it might be the frost thaw cycle causing your basing concrete floor to heave, in
which case it is coming up. Properly design spread footing shouldn't be sinking faster then the
rest of the...
Posted in thread: Basement wall sliding in on 03-08-2010 at 10:27 AM
Sounds like hydrostatic pressure (pressure from water in the soil) might be the cause since you
are on a hill and get a lot of surface water. This also often cause the lower course of your
CMU wall to...