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  • Decks and additions, complete renavations on 100 plus year old houses
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  • Posted in thread: water stains on third floor under attic but inaccesible on 09-01-2015 at 07:27 AM
    Adding a tarp in the attic is not a great idea.Worst case, roof still leaks, water gets in and
    lays on the tarp and causes it to sag between the trusses, then what?Your stuck with ponds of

  • Posted in thread: What is this...3 year old townhouse in Houston on 09-01-2015 at 07:04 AM
    Looks more like a poor taping job to me.

  • Posted in thread: water stains on third floor under attic but inaccesible on 09-01-2015 at 06:58 AM
    And why is the HOA not involved in taking care of this?

  • Posted in thread: Green Commercial Buildings on 08-27-2015 at 05:33 PM
    It would help if you added your location to your profile.Depending on where you are there may
    be local tax credits, power company discounts, state insentives.

  • Posted in thread: Can plastic push & seal drain be attached to metal p-trap? on 08-24-2015 at 06:31 AM
    I would have removed and tossed that old plated pipe and replaced with PVC anyway.Looks like
    it's in poor shape, and at some point it always rust out and leaks.A whole new trap assembly
    might cost a w...

  • Posted in thread: New exterior door. This can't be right.... on 08-24-2015 at 06:27 AM
    Any prehung door I've ever installed has an 1-1/2 thick threshold.If he did add a 2 X 4 under
    it as I think you suggest (but I doubt) it would have been done so the opening could be flashed
    on the out...

  • Posted in thread: Can I pull 110 power from my well pump circuit? on 08-21-2015 at 05:24 PM
    Shed should have it's own power source.Left everyone guessing what size wire was run to the
    pump house, 120 or 240 volt, what type wire and number of wires.Going to get a whole lot of
    questions and a ...

  • Posted in thread: Keep Old Water Heater? on 08-20-2015 at 05:42 PM
    A used water heater is worthless.Only thing that stored water would be good for is is flushing
    a toilet.

  • Posted in thread: Mobile Home shingle roof leak from ridge? on 08-17-2015 at 07:03 AM
    If I had of done that job I would have used a ridge vent so the whole roof gets vented.If
    there's no soffit vents for make up air any roof venting will not be working the way
    should.There is no specia...

  • Posted in thread: Preferred finish methods for trim on 08-17-2015 at 06:47 AM
    Totally depends on what looks good to you.There is just no set "rule".How is the rest of the
    house done? I'd want it to match what's already there.


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