Last Activity:10-07-2014 5:04 PM
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Posted in thread: Building a hut in Goa? on 10-10-2014 at 10:53 AM
When i first starting going to Go there where no mosquito's. But with demand for toilets and
attached bath, the water supply is there and mosquito have started to breed.Tourists will
demand attach toi...
Posted in thread: Remove vinyl siding asap? on 10-10-2014 at 10:45 AM
What seems to be the problem is there is stucco presumably from 1948 still on the outside of
the cordwood and the just nailed the siding into it cracking in many places, falling under the
Posted in thread: Replacing furnace/ac thoughts on 10-10-2014 at 10:36 AM
I don't see the point of an air purifier for forced air system. If you want better air quality
you can use a hepa filter for the intake, it is already build in filter system.
Posted in thread: Blown insulation without a machine, good idea? on 10-10-2014 at 10:34 AM
You can do this with your shopvac/dura vac. Put the cellulose in the bin and then attach the
hose to the air out. Better yet get a big plastic bin and attach the top vac part with tape.
Posted in thread: rocket stove on 10-07-2014 at 04:00 PM
here you go, even cheaper, solar cooker:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UUW3xL0FVA
Posted in thread: Can these wood windows be repaired or replace them? on 09-25-2014 at 11:35 AM
Ya good place for window if you are a mouse. Pull that stuff out and man up some frame.
Posted in thread: DIY renovations, need help on 09-25-2014 at 11:31 AM
Usually what happens is people are so concerned about the kitchen and fence, they forget the
roof and basement are leaking.
Posted in thread: Crawl Space .... To encapsulate or no? on 09-25-2014 at 11:27 AM
That's the benefit of a crawl space that you can leave it open, that way the air will flow
freely. Why mess with a good thing? You can staple a layer of Typar under the house and some
roxul batts for ...
Posted in thread: Casement Window on 09-25-2014 at 11:22 AM
New window are cheap if you look around you can find a new replacement for $200+ or try kijji.
Casement are not meant for heavy use at this price range.
Posted in thread: Remove vinyl siding asap? on 09-25-2014 at 11:17 AM
I realize the problem with this house is that the cordwood structure has 1" foam sheet and
vinyl siding on the outside. Since then i have put a vapor barrier on the inside and
insulation. So i'm getti...