Last Activity:10-14-2013 10:10 PM
Posted in thread: Attic Cross Member Question on 02-18-2013 at 05:17 PM
Thanks, I just wanted to double check before I did anything dumb.
Posted in thread: Attic Cross Member Question on 02-18-2013 at 04:31 PM
Guys,I am getting ready to put some flooring down in my attic to make more room for storage. I
have three cross members (?) in my attic that I was unsure about. I have included a few
pictures below. T...
Posted in thread: DIY Washing Machine Drain Fix on 04-10-2012 at 10:53 AM
Ok, turns out the plumbing riser is 1 1/2" so I will not be able to connect the standpipe to
the riser. I have a mop sink so I am just going to drain the washer directly into the sink and
abandon the ...
Posted in thread: DIY Washing Machine Drain Fix on 04-02-2012 at 08:03 PM
Hey Guys,I have recently began trying to repair a DIY washing machine box/standpipe issue. I
tried connecting my washing machine drain hose into the existing washing machine box/standpipe.
As soon as ...
Posted in thread: Foundation Leaks on 04-02-2012 at 07:51 PM
Ok, I believe I may have used the wrong terminology. It is more like a baseboard drainage
system (see image below). Basically once the water enters through the crack in the fountain
wall and is collec...
Posted in thread: Foundation Leaks on 03-29-2012 at 05:20 PM
Guys,I recently noticed a leakage I was having in my foundation. In my basement I have a french
drain which is now concealed behind a wall. On one day of heavy rain I noticed the carpet
getting wet. I...
Posted in thread: Heat Retention Issues on 01-17-2012 at 08:34 AM
Thanks guys, looks like the home survey is the place to start. The windows are less than 5
years old. I am not sure if any insulation was added at all as they were installed before I
moved in. I will ...
Posted in thread: Heat Retention Issues on 01-09-2012 at 06:41 PM
Looks like I am going to have to cut a hole in the ceiling to check the insulation. I know
there were a couple sheets of asbestos sheeting in the basement that I had abated. Is there any
Posted in thread: Heat Retention Issues on 01-06-2012 at 09:09 AM
Thanks guys,Isola: I will grab a thermometer this weekend and check the air vents to see the
temps. But yes, the walls do feel cold upstairs. The most noticable of the areas is the
upstairs of the hou...
Posted in thread: Heat Retention Issues on 01-04-2012 at 10:51 PM
Hi Guys,I am having a problem with the heating system in my house. To give you a little
background, my house is an end of group townhouse located in Baltimore MD. The house is brick
and was constructe...