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  • Posted in thread: foundation crumbling on 06-11-2013 at 11:49 PM
    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 03:54 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,
    washing, breathing...

  • Posted in thread: Cape Cod Insulation on 05-24-2011 at 02:51 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 09:07 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 10:53 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 10:33 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 09:42 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 08:16 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 08:09 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 07:12 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: