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Posted in thread: How do I prevent this from happening again? on 11-12-2010 at 09:14 AM
...including the self-adhering underlayment...The self adhering underlayment that DrHicks is
referring to is an ice-and-water shield. Tamko, Grace and Carlisle are good brands. They cost
Posted in thread: siding material question on 11-08-2010 at 08:59 AM
No problem. Good luck on your search. Typically, if you ask any lumber retailer, they should be
able to bring it in for you.:) If they do not, then they probably don't want your money.:(
Posted in thread: How do I prevent this from happening again? on 11-04-2010 at 10:05 AM
No doubt you are in a position of shingle failure. massive granular loss can result from
several factors. How many layers of shingles are on the roof? How old is the roof? What type of
intake and exha...
Posted in thread: installing shutters on 11-04-2010 at 09:58 AM
I have been told that it is "best" to install any plastic product within the mediam temperature
range of your area due to the expansion and contraction characteristics of the material. As
Posted in thread: siding material question on 11-04-2010 at 09:52 AM
It sounds very much like a Fiberboard Lap siding. Is yours textured or smooth? It is made in
4", 8" and 12" widths, 16' long, and is usually about 7/16" thick. It is also called "Bender
Posted in thread: best way to insulate exsisting walls on 10-13-2010 at 09:59 AM
Make sure you insulate each space between the studs one at a time, if you're doing blow-in
insulation yourself.To be sure that there are no blocking in the walls, make a marking on a
fish tape or equi...
Posted in thread: Do you like the colors on 10-12-2010 at 08:52 AM
Yes, the forum colors are easy on the eyes and inviting. They say "welcome to the forum" and
they do not demand attention like other forums colors do. (Example, black w/red font, lavender,
Posted in thread: Hello from Vernal Utah! on 10-12-2010 at 08:49 AM
Welcome to HouseRepairTalk!Thank you!I find it interesting to see what all transpires on the
threads here. Some of which I am very familiar with, some I am learning as I go. This forum is
a very nice ...
Posted in thread: did work without a permit on 10-08-2010 at 09:03 AM
A lot of people fear the costs of obtaining a permit. Some are unaware, and others try to skip
around them all together.
Posted in thread: Post Your Bathroom!! on 10-07-2010 at 10:18 AM
This is the master bath that I had mostly finished (lacking a few pieces of trim). Mine is
nothing spectacular. It is warm, simple and cozy. I used Daltiletravata Chocoloate Mousse
18"x18" ceramic til...
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