VIEW MY

mackconsult

Gift Premium Subscription To mackconsult

Join Date:

05-11-2009

Last Activity:

12-26-2013 10:29 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • DIY type guy
  • Sailing, fishing, camping, auto work, XR600R motorcycle, wood cutting
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Ray McCormack

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: How to fix wet carpet on 12-28-2013 at 01:29 PM
    Its all dry and no delaminated carpet. Next is to get some padding for free on craigslist, buy
    new tack strips, and then rent a knee carpet installer.Should be back in shape by end of the
    weekend :bee...

  • Posted in thread: How to fix wet carpet on 12-26-2013 at 10:29 PM
    Well I went ahead and pulled the carpet up, and cut out as much foam padding as possible. Then
    I rented two carpet dryers from parkrose hardware and propped the carpet up with a cutting
    board. Will le...

  • Posted in thread: How to fix wet carpet on 12-26-2013 at 11:43 AM
    Xmas eve morning my wife calls me and says the carpet is wet in our closets of the master bed
    room. My first instruction was to have her go turn the water main off. I got home about 2 pm
    and saw that ...

  • Posted in thread: 13 year old composite roof on 05-13-2009 at 05:39 PM
    Know that I have decided to sell my house and move to a bigger home. I need to put a new roof
    on. It has its original first roof, and hoping I can just buy composite shingles and put a new
    roof on. Th...

  • Posted in thread: Adding a second level w/ eco roof on 05-13-2009 at 03:21 PM
    Run it by your local Building Department, first. Two story requires an 8" foundation here, not
    6" which you probably have. You may also need additional shear walls on the first floor. I
    think it would...

  • Posted in thread: Adding a second level w/ eco roof on 05-12-2009 at 11:04 AM
    Welcome MackConsult:I would certainly recommend adding a second floor; you already have a
    foundation and need a new roof anyway. Expanding space with the same foot print is a real plus.
    You will have ...

  • Posted in thread: Adding a second level w/ eco roof on 05-11-2009 at 04:08 PM
    I don't know why it would be difficult. The second story addition outer walls would line up
    with all four walls of the existing implementation. House is 2x6, and getting into the garage
    (probably curr...

  • Posted in thread: Adding a second level w/ eco roof on 05-11-2009 at 12:03 PM
    In the early stages of this .... and just joined this forum. So I will take the time to do some
    searching, so if folks don't want to comment "no worries".We live in a 1500 ft^2 single level
    home here ...

0 COMMENTS
POST A COMMENT

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS