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  • Posted in thread: Moisture- Should I vent roof for my small building or buy fan? Conflicting answers. on 01-29-2015 at 08:42 AM
    A ridge vent, or any roof vent would be useless.You have no air flow from the soffits to the
    ridge because there's no baffles.You have no over hang on the roof so no soffit vents.That
    steel frame is g...

  • Posted in thread: Drafty Doors on 01-27-2015 at 08:06 AM
    Look inside the hole in the strike plate (what the latch sets into when the door closes) to see
    if there's a rectangular hole.It's there so a screw driver can be inserted to bend the tab to
    hold the d...

  • Posted in thread: Painting Plastic Tub Surround on 01-23-2015 at 08:22 AM
    Unless your willing to spend the money on a marine grade paint (Google Interlux, or Pettit)By
    the time you spent all the prep time and money to do this right you could have bought a cheap
    new enclosur...

  • Posted in thread: Looking at Buying Fixer Upper Need Some Advice on 01-18-2015 at 09:37 AM
    Love that picture of that window laying on the floor.There was suppose to be at least 4, in
    that window there may have been 6 screws holding it in place.There was also suppose to be
    caulking around th...

  • Posted in thread: Looking at Buying Fixer Upper Need Some Advice on 01-18-2015 at 09:23 AM
    Any chance you have an idea on who you would call if you needed to sub out some of the work you
    can not do?What I've done in the past for customers that had no idea what to look for or what
    there even...

  • Posted in thread: Counter top tile repair ... on 01-17-2015 at 11:38 PM
    1/2" is to thin for a counter top or for under tile.

  • Posted in thread: clearing attic bracing on 01-16-2015 at 09:14 PM
    In most cases in newer homes the attic was never intended for storage.Unless you have a bare
    minimum of 2 X 6 bottom cords with 12' or less spans you may end up with ceiling damage if you
    top load the...

  • Posted in thread: Painting vinyl siding on 01-16-2015 at 05:31 PM
    Been there done that lots of times, always a disaster.It can be done with any quality acrylic
    latex paint, Sherwin Williams super paint, or Duration works.Far better to just replace the
    siding and lea...

  • Posted in thread: Extra wide door sweep on 01-15-2015 at 08:37 PM
    There's suppose to be a gap there for condition air circulation, close it up and your going to
    find out the room stays colder or hotter depending on the season.

  • Posted in thread: Looking at Buying Fixer Upper Need Some Advice on 01-14-2015 at 01:29 PM
    Something's also up with those shingles.Ether someone's installed about three layers or there
    shot.They should be laying on the roof, not all wrinkled up like that.Steep pitch, multi story,
    Highly pos...


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