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Posted in thread: crack in rafter on 01-16-2013 at 01:34 PM
Thanks everybody.nealtw, should I hire an independent engineer or the contractor should provide
the report?BridgeMan, the contractor did not splice the two piece together. The two pieces are
just sit ...
Posted in thread: crack in rafter on 01-03-2013 at 10:56 PM
My house was hit by a tree during Sandy. A few rafters was broken/cracked. The roof contractor
had come and replaced a few broken rafters. However, I found there are still 3 rafters with
cracks, some ...
Posted in thread: Do I need tear the drywall after leaking? on 11-05-2012 at 05:39 PM
Thank nealtw.I have both exterior walls and interior walls that were wet. I had put on the pink
R-19 insulation ( on all of them.
Posted in thread: Do I need tear the drywall after leaking? on 11-04-2012 at 11:31 PM
Our roof was broken and leaking. So the drywall in the wall and ceiling was soak with water for
a day.Now we have put on tarp on the roof and leak has stopped. We have fans on and plenty of
Posted in thread: what to use to fill the gap of toilet drain pipe on 09-28-2012 at 08:28 PM
My second floor toilet drain pipe has a wide, about half inch gap between the pipe and the
floor. What should I use to fill the gap? cement, grout or other material?Attached picture is
view of first f...
Posted in thread: IC vs none IC recessed light on 09-18-2012 at 08:36 AM
I wonder if I use LED or CFL bulb, would I be able to have insulator contact with the non IC
light? I assume LED and CFL will generate much less heat.
Posted in thread: IC vs none IC recessed light on 09-17-2012 at 04:02 PM
I know what IC means. My question is what make an IC light insulation contactable? What special
treatment do IC kit typically get? Do IC have better air circulation to prevent it get hot?
Posted in thread: IC vs none IC recessed light on 09-14-2012 at 03:40 PM
What is the difference between IC and none IC? Does the IC has insulation build in to prevent
the case get hot? Can I just simply wrap some silicon or heat insulation sheet around an none
IC recessed ...
Posted in thread: quick fix for shower pan crack on 09-14-2012 at 03:31 PM
The flex seal looks like really cool product.I found aqua epoxy in HD and put them over the
cracks. So far I have had water in the shower pan for a few days and it seems working. I guess
I will know i...
Posted in thread: quick fix for shower pan crack on 09-06-2012 at 11:48 PM
Our shower is leaking. I opened up the ceiling under stair under where the show pan is and cut
out part of the subfloor. I can see some cracks about 1/2"x2", as in the attached image. The
top of the c...