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Last Activity:08-07-2008 6:55 AM
Posted in thread: polyurethane everywhere on 08-07-2008 at 12:55 AM
Greetings,How unfortunate. I hope at least the low expansion type of foam was used to prevent
buckling of the door frame. Once the foam is cured, it can only be removed mechanically, that
is, by cutti...
Posted in thread: is there hope? on 05-06-2008 at 11:37 PM
That's a lot of elbows with no cleanouts; hope no liquids go down that line. Looks like you
would be ok, but it's hard to tell how deep those joists are. General rule is holes should be
no larger than...
Posted in thread: Instant hot water tanks on 03-29-2008 at 07:28 PM
Glenn, there's a couple of ways of implementing a recirculation system with a tankless heater.
In the one I find appealing, the holding tank is small (2-5 gallon), and is heated
electrically. The wate...
Posted in thread: Instant hot water tanks on 03-29-2008 at 01:25 AM
I just finished installing a Rinnai C53i as a DIY project. I chose Rinnai because I only have
2x8 joists in my small house, and their zero clearance vent allowed the vent system to run
through my limi...
Posted in thread: Buy a house with visible mold? on 03-16-2008 at 09:39 AM
I had a mold problem that looked exactly the same as in this house. The easy fixes of
correcting grading and extending downspouts didn't help. It turned out the foundation damp
proofing had completely...