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  • Home Repair company owner
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  • Decks and additions, complete renavations on 100 plus year old houses
  • Hartfield VA
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  • Posted in thread: Ceiling Corner Water Damage Repair Question on 07-24-2015 at 08:31 AM
    Just another guess, does there happen to be an unvented gas heater, fireplace ECT. in that
    room?They put out a lot of moisture.I have one in a rental that is more for looks and to use if
    the power goe...

  • Posted in thread: House from 1909 ceiling in need of repairs on 07-23-2015 at 06:47 AM
    No way would I take the time to strip and repaint all that mess.I also would not just go right
    over that old wood with the sheetrock.I'd go over it with 1X strapping first at right angles to
    the joist...

  • Posted in thread: Ceiling Corner Water Damage Repair Question on 07-23-2015 at 06:34 AM
    You chose to not put your location in your profile for some reason so no one knows if your in
    an area where it snows or not.Ice dams and no storm and ice shield under the shingles is a main
    cause of r...

  • Posted in thread: Real Hardwood vs. Engineered Hardwood when real hardwood already in part of house? on 07-23-2015 at 06:28 AM
    A quality plywood backed not cheap pressed board, partical board backed engineered wood floor
    is more stable, should never cup like real wood can, as far more layers of a super hard finish,
    can be wal...

  • Posted in thread: Shower curtain sizes on 07-11-2015 at 10:46 PM
    Sounds like you bought a tub curtian not a shower curtain, take it back.

  • Posted in thread: Door jamb question on 07-11-2015 at 10:43 PM
    Order the narrower size and make a jamb extention custom ripped to be flush with the finished
    inside wall.

  • Posted in thread: Well hell, is this mold? on 07-10-2015 at 04:23 PM
    Loosen the bowl bolts and pull it out away from the wall.

  • Posted in thread: Wood frame for granite countertop on 07-05-2015 at 06:11 AM
    I'm with slow on this one.

  • Posted in thread: help with plans for wooden back steps on 06-21-2015 at 08:27 AM
    I try to avoid attaching any deck or stoop to the house.Make it free standing and a few inches
    below the threshold and there's 0 chance of wall or framing damage to the house.There's no good
    reason th...

  • Posted in thread: flashing for a covered deck on 06-21-2015 at 08:13 AM
    Post a picture of where your trying to do this so we can see what your seeing.Yes the stucco
    needs to come


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