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Posted in thread: Enclosing the furnace and water heater? on 08-01-2013 at 01:28 AM
The two pipes on your furnace are for combustion air and flue gases. Hopefully, the system is
tight and it has a net neutral effect on the air in the basement. The gas water heater also
needs air for ...
Posted in thread: Where is my Toilet Water going? on 08-01-2013 at 01:02 AM
I have only one other thing to add. When purchasing replacement valves and gaskets, be sure
that the description says that the rubber is chlorine (or other chemical) resistant. Rubber
products that we...
Posted in thread: Siding Rotted Lower on 08-01-2013 at 01:01 AM
Pretty much all siding materials need to have a couple of inches gap between a horizontal
surface the the siding. Even Hardie requires a 2 inch gap in its warranty coverage. The reason
is that if the ...
Posted in thread: Mold keeps coming back on 04-09-2011 at 10:05 AM
In reading responses to the original question, I see a lot of misconceptions going on here.
Mold generally needs three things to grow: food source, spores and moisture. The first two are