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Posted in thread: Windows not blocking traffic sound on 04-06-2015 at 04:57 PM
A single panr is worthless for sound or insulation.Some of you noise could be from the
vibrations of the house. This is common if you are close to the airport, especially if you are
sensing it on lowe...
Posted in thread: california going dry on 04-03-2015 at 12:54 PM
When you have lawns and yards, the local competitive ego is contrary to the conservation of
water. - Perhaps the U.S. should look at modern India.There, where the growing populations are,
people live ...
Posted in thread: What's your Temp? on 03-29-2015 at 07:15 AM
From MSP, MN.This morning, it is about 35F with sprinkles of rain and a high of 50F. Tomorrow
60F. The rain (what ever there is) will be welcome because we did not get enough snow over the
Posted in thread: New Patio Door on 03-25-2015 at 07:38 PM
A primer is not adequate for use exposed to the weather. Unless it was accepted and
ordered/purchased with a specific coating, it is you to you to apply something in your choice
of colors and degree o...
Posted in thread: Changing World on 03-23-2015 at 08:06 PM
Not surprising considering the technology that China has and has developed. My Indian doctor
conducted an in-patient procedure using equipment from China.It is an international world today
Posted in thread: What's your Temp? on 03-15-2015 at 09:13 PM
70F high at 3:35 PM in MSP, MN today.Dick
Posted in thread: What's your Temp? on 03-02-2015 at 10:06 PM
A very boring and uneventful winter here (MN) so far.Cold January, above average February and
about 12" of snow below average with about 2" on the ground where there is snow. The higher sun
Posted in thread: Exterior spalling on cinder block foundation wall on 02-25-2015 at 09:01 PM
The best approach, if you desire to cover up the block is to attach lath/mesh to the block from
the top of any exterior below grade "waterproof" coatings and then stucco over it.This way, you
Posted in thread: Exterior spalling on cinder block foundation wall on 02-25-2015 at 12:15 PM
DDENNY -I suggest you bone up on terminology and materials.I doubt if "cinder block" are even
available now and they have been rare for about 60 or 70 years. You may be confusing they by
using a collo...
Posted in thread: Cutting stone pavers on 02-23-2015 at 11:18 AM
What are 12x12s as far as material? - Stone or concrete?Are they dry set in a sand bed or set
in mortar?If dry set in sand, there will likely be a joint between units and some of the
necessary sand fo...