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  • Posted in thread: Attic renovation & ventilation issues on 07-28-2008 at 05:52 PM
    Hello Di:Its been a long time.I would go with a ridge vent for the most even ventilation. It
    will work well with the soffit vents. Ridge vents come in at least two styles; the metal vent
    of the 70's o...

  • Posted in thread: Attic renovation & ventilation issues on 07-28-2008 at 01:06 PM
    Hi...hope someone can help us! My daughter & husband had about 3/4's of their attic turned into
    living space....also, added a shed dormer for height for 2 bedrooms & 1/2 bath installed. They
    had a con...

  • Posted in thread: AC/Heat selection for new room on 07-29-2007 at 08:24 AM
    Hi, we built a new great room addition onto our exisiting home a few years ago. Our
    AC/Electrician installed a 2 ton size for this room...which from what we understand cools/heats
    up to 1,000 sq. ft. ...

  • Posted in thread: Crown Moulding Installation on 06-03-2007 at 04:16 PM
    Hi Glenn,Thanks so much for answering my questions! We really appreciate it! We will for sure
    use screws, the size lumber, etc. you've suggested. We'll also go look at the foam crown
    molding & will ma...

  • Posted in thread: Crown Moulding Installation on 06-03-2007 at 04:30 AM
    A tall block is the absolute best way to deal with this transition. When I have a situation
    like this, I take a few scraps and start looking at my options. Stick the scraps right to the
    wall and faste...

  • Posted in thread: Crown Moulding Installation on 06-03-2007 at 04:13 AM
    Hello Oakley:You could consider an "L" shaped block laid onto the wall and join the crown
    moulding to each leg of the L. Don't forget there are some neat foam trim options out there
    now. They may have...

  • Posted in thread: How do you remove wall paper after it's been painted over? on 05-03-2007 at 08:58 AM
    Glenn,Thanks for your comments...removing the wall paper is probably the way to go. I bought
    the removal kit from Lowe's & the tool you mention is included. I was watching one of the TV
    home improveme...

  • Posted in thread: How do you remove wall paper after it's been painted over? on 05-02-2007 at 02:30 AM
    Hi all, I'm still renovating my kitchen. Got the black granite countertops & full backsplash
    installed, along with the Jenn-air D/D convection stove/oven...all looks great. Now, I want to
    remove some ...

  • Posted in thread: Home Additions! on 03-17-2007 at 04:19 PM
    Oops, forgot....be sure to check your air conditioner & furnace unit...we had to add an
    additonal unit to cover this added space. Check your electric box to see if you need to add
    more breakers, too. ...

  • Posted in thread: Home Additions! on 03-17-2007 at 04:15 PM
    Hi, we added a new "great room" addition with back covered patio & front porch. Our contractor
    was a good "listener"...very important! I actually drew a picture of what I wanted & his
    carpenters did w...

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