Last Activity:03-25-2013 12:26 PM
Posted in thread: Is there a maximum R value for insulating on 10-03-2013 at 01:59 PM
I have been looking around. I see that code for my area requires an R of 49 for ceiling and 19
for walls. I am just curious. Is there a maximum? If I have an R49 currently, could I bump it
to R80, or ...
Posted in thread: Drywall bows out by window on 03-25-2013 at 10:37 AM
I was just about to start building/installing window casings. When I measured the depth from
the window to the front of the drywall, I noticed one side is 3.5" while the other side is 4".
I also notic...
Posted in thread: Fence keeps blowing over on 02-05-2013 at 10:07 AM
I built a fence a couple years ago. I used 4x4 posts which I planted 2-3 feet deep and cemented
in. The fence panels I got are 6' high and 8' long. they were pre-built panels and it is a wood
Posted in thread: spray polycrylic? on 11-01-2012 at 08:32 AM
I am staining doors, and using minwax polycrylic over them. it doesn't say on the can, but I am
curious if I can spray them with my spray gun? I know they have aerosol versions of it, but to
Posted in thread: shrink wrap for new windows? on 10-31-2012 at 03:51 PM
My house was built in 2010 so my windows are pretty new. They are double pane, Low E glass,
with argon (I think) between the panels. They are sliding windows. Would there be any advantage
to putting u...
Posted in thread: Ceramic Light Fixture bulb size max on 09-21-2012 at 10:07 AM
What is the max bulb wattage for those cheap general purpose light fixtures that are normally
found in garages? I wasn't sure if there was a norm for them, or if they are all different like
Posted in thread: Water softner not effective on 06-13-2012 at 05:11 PM
Oh, its a whirlpool 30,000 grain. WHES30
Posted in thread: Water softner not effective on 06-12-2012 at 07:14 PM
I have a water softener. when I Installed it I found the water hardness was at 15 gpg. When I
called the city they said between 20-27. so I set the softener to 30. I have always suspected
it wasn't do...
Posted in thread: Water Softner install leaks on 03-28-2011 at 03:15 PM
Oh, that would! But do they make it in a Female version?
Posted in thread: Water Softner install leaks on 03-24-2011 at 09:07 PM
I bought a water softner from Lowes. "INstall kit" has a few fittings that snap into place, no
problem there. But the final connections on the softner is a 1" plastic pipe. 1 for in and 1
for out. My ...