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Posted in thread: foundation crumbling on 06-12-2013 at 12:49 AM
Experiencing something similar. I dig as far down around the perimeter as I can or to a cpl
inches below where I don't see the spalling anymore. I've been knocking off the excess loose
concrete with a...
Posted in thread: Cape Cod Insulation on 05-24-2011 at 04:54 AM
============================At first glance, this is a good idea.However, you must take water
vapor into account!As you probably know, water vapor is created in the home by cooking,
Posted in thread: Cape Cod Insulation on 05-24-2011 at 03:51 AM
I was talking with my inspector friend and have another thought about this worth a mention...
if there are currently no soffit vents, then why not just insulate the entire underside of the
roof? You w...
Posted in thread: Cape Cod Insulation on 05-11-2011 at 10:07 AM
I beleive convection heat on the slopes will be made worse if you fill the area with
insulation. If it were my house I would remove the drywall in that area and make the rafters
deep enough to take th...
Posted in thread: crack filler? on 05-08-2011 at 11:53 PM
I'm not really sure if this should be a masonry question or a landscaping question, but I am
looking for a product that I can use to seal the cracks between concrete walkway and
landscaping bricks, or...
Posted in thread: Cape Cod Insulation on 05-08-2011 at 11:33 PM
Company #2 is much more congruent with all that I have learned about insulation. I have a
neighbor/friend who is a weatherization consultant/inspector... he has given me tons of advice.
I have read up...
Posted in thread: should I insulate the floor on 05-08-2011 at 10:42 PM
By recommendation of a weatherization consultant (who is fortunately a neighbor of mine), I
insulated my crawlspace this winter. The walls were done with four inches of foam sheeting
Since the floor a...
Posted in thread: Side walk replacement on 11-10-2010 at 09:16 AM
Whachu talkin bout, Willis?What threads? since this post, I have gotten a bunch of posts in my
thread.(Mtowner, sorry for hijacking your thread, but it was worth it ;))
Posted in thread: Filling in a void with concrete on 11-10-2010 at 09:09 AM
OK, I finally have some time to get back to this. Thanks for all criticisms (:rolleyes:) and
suggestions. As time is not in my favor, I did contact a small-repair concrete guy in town to
get a quote, ...
Posted in thread: Side walk replacement on 11-06-2010 at 08:12 AM
There is some good info in this thread that I will find handy when I do a similar task soon...
I just wish I could get replies like this to questions in my threads. :confused: