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Posted in thread: shoe molding and caulking on 11-18-2008 at 12:20 PM
Agreed! - My hand nailing skills have waned since I started using air tools.Unfortunatly, no
air tools here. I just finished a room in my basement and pre-drilled everything. Took alot
more time but e...
Posted in thread: shoe molding and caulking on 11-13-2008 at 12:08 PM
First off - Stop getting advice from the minimum wage guys at Home Depot. "home depot guy says
to use wood glue" - Huh? Install quarter round with wood glue? Dumb. "home depot guy also said
if i tried...
Posted in thread: Concrete Floor Question? on 10-17-2008 at 07:53 AM
Hi everyone, I'm in the process of finishing a room in my basement, the floor is concrete which
we have wall to wall carpet installed over. My oil line used to run was below the floor, after
Posted in thread: I wanted to put new drywall on my bedroom walls but now I might have a problem on 10-10-2008 at 10:45 AM
I just got through removing the paneling. It looks like most walls possibly all will have to be
redone. Some started crumbling when I removed the paneling. I'd post pics right now but all my
Posted in thread: I wanted to put new drywall on my bedroom walls but now I might have a problem on 10-10-2008 at 10:41 AM
Hi Rip the Jacker, I have an older house too, built in 1925. I've been remodeling a room at a
time and I would recommend removing all the old plaster and slat boards and starting fresh. Its
hard work ...
Posted in thread: Two Woodworking/Remodel Questions? on 09-06-2008 at 05:01 PM
Hi All, first is it true that using Spackle on wood work that is going to be
stained/polyurethaned is the best option for a filler(nail holes, etc)? Also when installing a
drop ceiling what is a good ...
Posted in thread: Ridge Vent? on 09-03-2008 at 12:26 PM
A ridge vent won't make the attic any more comfortable to a human but, should make for a cooler
attic in general.A ridge vent is very easy to install (in my opinion).Strip off the shingles
Posted in thread: Ridge Vent? on 09-02-2008 at 10:11 AM
Hi all, I will be removing my chimney in a few weeks, thanks to a new direct vent boiler I no
longer need it. Also it sits right in the middle of a room I am finishing off in my basement.
Anyways, I f...