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  • Decks and additions, complete renavations on 100 plus year old houses
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  • Posted in thread: Leaking sink on 05-25-2017 at 03:50 PM
    Glacier Bay is the lowest of the low in quality.If it's leaking, it's not even worth the time
    trying to fix, replace it with a Moen.Shut off the water supply and remove the flex line and
    the adapter, ...

  • Posted in thread: Plaster Walls and Ceilings on 05-25-2017 at 03:39 PM
    If there's no or not enough insulation in the walls and or ceiling, old wiring that needs to be
    updated, walls were never air sealed or fire blocked, please reconsider your plans and gut it
    add firebl...

  • Posted in thread: Crown Molding Corner Gaps - How to Fix? on 05-24-2017 at 05:08 AM
    I suck at cutting crown, mainly because of lack of practice so I broke down and bought a couple
    of simple tools to make it easy for even a first timer, and now can get it right the first
    time. pictur...

  • Posted in thread: Need some advice on contractor on 05-17-2017 at 05:40 PM
    #1, Him showing up the next day to do the work should have been your first red flag somethings
    wrong.No "good" contractor would be able to do that.If I know for a fact there stealing, there
    fired and ...

  • Posted in thread: Seal basement concrete floor before engineered wood install? on 05-15-2017 at 03:22 PM
    If it was mine I'd be installing as a floating floor over a manufactures suggested vapor
    barrier.What's the manufacture have to say?There should be install directions on line.All a top
    side sealer is ...

  • Posted in thread: Preventing rodent entry to crawl space on 05-15-2017 at 05:31 AM
    Just those small slots is not giving you a whole lot of ventilation.If it was mine I'd be
    removing those center bricks and installing one of these. if that, I agree hardware cloth is
    the way to go an...

  • Posted in thread: Bathroom Exhaust Line Tear on 05-14-2017 at 01:51 PM
    That's way too many elbows!There's going to be almost no air flow.Figure out how to run it a
    different way to make it a shorter run.

  • Posted in thread: mansard roof - venting the veritcal on 05-12-2017 at 05:48 AM
    You do not want intake air being drawn in at the bottom of the sidewalls on a Mansard roof, if
    you did that it would be the same as having balloon wall const. that would act as a chimney in
    a fire and...

  • Posted in thread: Running power cables through a wall on 05-10-2017 at 04:49 PM
    No legal or safe, nothing to do with "breathing room".Wiring needed to be behind the sheetrock
    not through it.What happens if someone tries to hang a picture that does not know about your
    DIY job?

  • Posted in thread: Porch Roof is Leaking on 05-10-2017 at 04:43 PM
    Is that picture taken from the inside or the outside?Hard to tell with that reflection.If it's
    outside, some things messed up, the J molding should never stick out passed the window
    sill.That's a sure...


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