Last Activity:05-20-2009 3:31 PM
Posted in thread: vapor barrier around windows on 05-20-2009 at 02:25 PM
I am installing batts with vapor barrier attatched. stuffing insulation around the windows has
no paper on it. the widest is probably 2 inches. I am wondering if it is necessary to cover it
Posted in thread: hanging drywall with what? on 05-09-2009 at 02:43 AM
To add al little to my original question.... I am.did tear out the walls this time and have
done it a lot remodeling. So I was thinking if I were to ned inside these walls again for any
reason that mu...
Posted in thread: hanging drywall with what? on 05-07-2009 at 11:12 PM
Ok I am not that much of a novice, but I have not dome much with drywall for a while. I am
wantting to use nails (stores are not sure if they even have them and seem like not sure if
they exist) Nails...
Posted in thread: heat pump Ice or frost? how much too much? on 01-13-2008 at 12:26 PM
This is a newer carrier unit. The fins on around the heat pump (outside unit) are white. a
layer of frost or ice? covers all of them. There is some on the inside like on the lower part
of the ??? smal...
Posted in thread: Thermostat issue on baseboard heater on 12-09-2007 at 10:40 PM
Ok it is a 220/240 thermostat. because I could not think of anything else I swithced the wires.
got a little heat. So just what could make all the stats not shut off?One hot wire goes to the
Posted in thread: sewer line has roots backflow??? on 11-27-2007 at 06:54 PM
I have an old house and the cast line is 4 inch I believe. according to the sewar guys there
camera says we have roots. When I snake the roots are so far that I thihnk it is in there line.
At any rate...
Posted in thread: Thermostat issue on baseboard heater on 11-27-2007 at 06:14 PM
They are 220/240V heaters. the stats I used came from those removed from the house after
installing a heat pump. I might have just assumed they had 220 stats on them. If they are not
220 stats then th...
Posted in thread: Thermostat issue on baseboard heater on 11-26-2007 at 09:50 PM
Hi. First post I just found this site.I have a baseboard heater that keeps ruining the
thermostat. The whole story.The origianal was old, came witht the house, and at one point the
heater just ran ful...
Posted in thread: New guy on 11-26-2007 at 01:47 PM
Hello!I just found this site and it looks great. I fix everything I have, to save money mostly.
Sometimes I even enjoy it. I like to find alternatives for fixing rather than replaceing the
item or par...