Last Activity:11-11-2013 8:27 AM
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Posted in thread: Soffit ventilation question. on 10-27-2013 at 09:03 PM
Just tell the contractor your not paying extra for something that should've been done to begin
with. I would wait until the job is done to contest it though. He will not want to risk getting
a bad onl...
Posted in thread: Cats on 10-27-2013 at 08:34 PM
Cat repellent which is Granulated wolf urine. Suppose to last a month. My dog keeps the
neighborhood cats away.
Posted in thread: fix firepmlace cement on 10-27-2013 at 08:09 PM
Should use furnace cement. Regular cement may not hold up to high heat of fireplace.Lowes
carries it in the Plumbing section. Comes in half gallon bucket already premixed.
Posted in thread: Temperature rating of reflective insulation? on 10-23-2013 at 06:21 PM
Does anyone know what the max temperature of radiant reflective insulation is? It just says
Class 1 fire rating. I am making an outdoor wood furnace. I am using roxul insulation in a
small metal shed ...
Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 10-22-2013 at 09:58 PM
Was the sill replaced on this wall? Either the walls are sinking or the studs under the window
were jacked up. This is what happens when you try jacking up a house. I think this wall needs
to be redon...
Posted in thread: Connecting booster fan to blower motor on 10-22-2013 at 05:43 PM
Hook it up to the relay controlling the blower
Posted in thread: Best thermostat span setting? on 10-13-2013 at 01:49 PM
The bigger span will use less energy. Probably not enough to notice on your heating bill. There
is some wasted heat to heating up the furnace and ducts every time it comes on. Also the house
will be a...
Posted in thread: relocating furnace to attic? on 10-13-2013 at 11:03 AM
It doesnt need to be but its alot more efficient to have it in a insulated space that is part
of the house
Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 10-13-2013 at 09:47 AM
I would attach a min of a 2x6 temporarily to the studs. Span from end to at least stud on other
side of boxed out hole in wall. Attach it with 2 4" 3/8 lags per stud. I would do this on both
Posted in thread: Remodeling with radiant ceiling heat. on 10-10-2013 at 09:27 PM
If the new wall makes an L shape there is no need to nail into the ceiling. If not you will
probably need blocking in the ceiling to nail too, if the wall is parallel to floor joist. This