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  • Posted in thread: Mold on Insulation or just Discoloration? on 02-29-2012 at 06:53 PM
    That is the asphalt coating on the other side of the paper facing showing through, perfectly
    normal. GaryThanks. I was thinking it was probably something like that. :)

  • Posted in thread: Question about Jacking/Lifting House on 02-23-2012 at 08:58 PM
    4x6 for lifting is ok but the piers in the picture are a over kill, and stack without a bace.
    The way they are know will sink you will need a solid block. wee use trailer pad 16x16x4 with
    rebar. If yo...

  • Posted in thread: Question about Jacking/Lifting House on 02-23-2012 at 05:48 PM

  • Posted in thread: Question about Jacking/Lifting House on 02-23-2012 at 05:47 PM
    If you are going to dig the outside down 42" for frost protection, the inside post will want to
    be just as deep.The outside will have to be jacked up too. the 4x6s would be minimal for any
    length of b...

  • Posted in thread: Mold on Insulation or just Discoloration? on 02-23-2012 at 05:02 PM
    I think mine is a different brand then in the pic but it looks exactly like that. Yea I opened
    another package today and it was the same way.

  • Posted in thread: Question about Jacking/Lifting House on 02-23-2012 at 04:06 PM
    Probably not, unless those floor joist are tied into the outer walls very well. Typically
    exterior walls are pretty heavy.On my last one, I bolted all the floor joists to the studs of
    the exterior wal...

  • Posted in thread: Question about putting insulation around knob and tubing wire. on 02-23-2012 at 03:50 PM
    Joe is right as you have it open and is time to do some wiring.Rewire the entire room while you
    have it open. Get rid of the K&T. You can NOT bury it in insulation.I was going to insulate for
    now and ...

  • Posted in thread: Question about putting insulation around knob and tubing wire. on 02-23-2012 at 10:04 AM
    I just ripped the old drywall off a room in my house and am putting insulation in before adding
    new drywall. There is old knob and tubing wiring coming down between two of the studs to an
    outlet. The ...

  • Posted in thread: Question about Jacking/Lifting House on 02-23-2012 at 08:56 AM
    I have an old house, around 110 years old here in MI I just bought. The house is sagging on one
    side a bit. The house stands on really old cedar posts that seem to have sunk in the ground and
    rotted o...

  • Posted in thread: Question about Jacking/Lifting House on 02-23-2012 at 08:47 AM
    I have an old house, around 110 years old here in MI I just bought. The house is sagging on one
    side a bit. The house stands on really old cedar posts that seem to have sunk in the ground and
    rotted o...

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