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Posted in thread: thick plaster swirls on sheetrock on 01-27-2016 at 04:29 AM
Thanks for the well wishes. Best I can do for photos at the moment is here's a shot of the faux
brick sticking out of nearly every wall. Tough to see how thick the plaster is but take my word
for it, ...
Posted in thread: thick plaster swirls on sheetrock on 01-26-2016 at 07:27 AM
The owner built the place from scratch so the plaster is stuck on unpainted paper. Again, the
closing's soon and only then I'll see if the thickness will be enough to crack it off. In some
of the spac...
Posted in thread: thick plaster swirls on sheetrock on 01-25-2016 at 05:26 AM
Thanks ALL for the replies. I was afraid this is what I'd hear, that I'll need to re-rock the
place. It's built in 1980 with attention to structure, 2x6 studs, etc and I have little doubt
the wiring i...
Posted in thread: thick plaster swirls on sheetrock on 01-24-2016 at 02:18 PM
We're closing on a small house soon that the current owner built. He smeared thick compound in
swirls over nearly all the sheetrock and embedded fake brick face into the lather. If there's a
way to sc...
Posted in thread: A/C placement on 05-02-2012 at 04:44 AM
Hey Steve, didn't want to leave you hanging. Actually, it hasn't happened...yet. The is at a
house we use on weekends and occasionally rent out. It hasn't happened yet because our
experience is that A...
Posted in thread: A/C placement on 04-20-2012 at 07:13 AM
For those of you who've checked this out, I'm proceeding with the doing it. I've thought about
it carefully; since the A/C vents to the outside and cutting through the exterior wall is not a
Posted in thread: A/C placement on 04-18-2012 at 01:07 PM
I've got a typical enclosed space under a staircase adjacent to our living room. There's a full
sized door to the space. I'd like to cut into the outside wall of the house and place an A/C in
Posted in thread: post question on 04-13-2011 at 09:28 AM
I added a 4 x 18 deck to an existing screened porch that's been attached to my house for many
years. I used three 16x16x10 cement blocks in the corners and center on which the new double
2x6 sill plat...
Posted in thread: single-pole double-throw switch on 01-28-2011 at 05:59 AM
Actually, I decided to run another separate line for the A/C. Thanks very much for the insight.
Posted in thread: single-pole double-throw switch on 12-27-2010 at 03:49 PM
This is a 12/3 cable. My plan for the 120v A/C WAS to use the white wire as neutral and of
course the copper as ground AND to use the SPDT to split one of the hot wires which goes to the