Last Activity:12-02-2013 6:58 PM
Posted in thread: Converting type of register on 08-13-2013 at 04:26 PM
There are a total of five of these throughout the house in various rooms. Since the house had a
high-efficiency furnace and central air when I bought it in 2000 (and still has the same
system), I'm ce...
Posted in thread: Converting type of register on 08-12-2013 at 07:26 PM
My house was supposedly built circa 1945 (it's concrete block on a slab) and I'm guessing that
the furnace/ac registers in the walls are of an earlier style that may be outdated. (I've
attached a coup...
Posted in thread: Insulating Concrete Block on 07-07-2012 at 04:49 PM
My house being concrete block and horribly lacking in insulation, I've been researching this
site and elsewhere on the subject. After going over a fair amount of material I've come to a
couple of conc...
Posted in thread: Feed to Separate Building on 02-28-2011 at 06:54 PM
I'm sure this can't be right, but I've discovered that the feed to my detached garage comes
from a 220v 50amp breaker in the main panel in the house. The current is carried by a 10-3 NM
cable across t...
Posted in thread: Ceiling or walls...which first? on 01-05-2010 at 01:10 PM
Guess I never really gave this much thought before, but when doing a full remodel is it normal
to do the ceiling first and then the walls? I'm looking at a redo in my laundry room, which has
Posted in thread: TV has it's own mind... on 09-24-2009 at 06:57 PM
I don't know what the typical range is of a TV remote, but my closest neighbor is across the
street. Also, my TV is in a corner of the room which places the back of the TV towards all
neighbors and bo...
Posted in thread: TV has it's own mind... on 09-24-2009 at 01:07 PM
This is getting frustrating. We have a 42" Samsung LCD flatscreen TV that's not quite a year
old. From time to time the darn thing will just simply change the channel all by itself. Last
night we're t...
Posted in thread: Howdy from the Hoosier state! on 11-19-2008 at 07:48 PM
Just came aboard and thought I'd say hello. I'm a do-it-yourselfer from way back and have been
into quite a few projects over the years. That's not to say that they were all done "according