Last Activity:05-27-2016 7:23 PM
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Posted in thread: Basement framing under soffit? on 05-27-2016 at 01:23 PM
I am looking to finish my basement. VERY early stages. The builders of my house by code needed
to sheetrock the whole ceiling, which means they also built soffits around all duct work. When
I go to fr...
Posted in thread: Basement insulation on 05-25-2016 at 11:12 AM
Our house was just built, so per code they drywalled the whole basement ceiling. My thought is,
build the wall on the under side of the existing drywall. the XPS will hit the dry-wall, and
the top of ...
Posted in thread: Basement insulation on 05-25-2016 at 10:52 AM
OK, I'm going to do the foam glued to the walls, then frame in front of it. Do I need to worry
about a fire brake at the top or anything since the studs are right against the foam?
Posted in thread: Basement insulation on 05-13-2016 at 01:49 PM
I'm thinking I'll stud the walls regardless, just so I can run electrical through it easier.
Posted in thread: Basement insulation on 05-13-2016 at 01:35 PM
Got ya. So I wouldn't be harming anything adding the extra fiberglass insulation if I had the
rigid board in place too?
Posted in thread: Basement insulation on 05-13-2016 at 01:09 PM
I am looking to start finishing my basement here in Minnesota. I have concrete block walls. I
read an article by Holmes on Homes about using 2" rigid insulation glued to the walls, then
tuct tape the ...
Posted in thread: Whole House Dehumidifier on 05-11-2016 at 01:54 PM
I have a 2 story house with an unfinished basement. The temp in the basement right now is about
64 degrees, and the humidity level is around 61%. I want to get a dehumidifier to get the
humidity in th...
Posted in thread: Water Softner and whole house filter on 11-10-2015 at 10:41 AM
Thanks! I am now leaning toward the fleck without the filter. I wanted a whole house filter for
drinking g water, shower water, laundry etc. I thought it would help all. I k ow I can get
shower head f...
Posted in thread: Water Softner and whole house filter on 11-10-2015 at 09:37 AM
Here is another option I'm thinking about... Fleck 5600SXT Electronic 3/4 Inch Meter On Demand
Control Valve Water Softener 48000 Grain Capacity 10x54” Resin Tank (Charcoal) 1.5 cu/ft NSF
Posted in thread: Water Softner and whole house filter on 11-09-2015 at 01:48 PM
I am looking at getting a Whirlpool WHES33 water softener for my house. I would also like a
whole house water filter to take out some chlorine etc. But there are so many out there, and I
have no idea ...