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Posted in thread: IC vs none IC recessed light on 09-15-2012 at 12:33 PM
IC means the fixture is rated to be in direct contact with insulation.
Posted in thread: Pine walls? on 09-10-2012 at 11:08 AM
I'm not sure I would suggest glazing a ceiling, it's kind of difficult to manage a large
unbroken area without leaving "burn" marks - glazing dries really fast so it's difficult to be
Posted in thread: Pine walls? on 09-10-2012 at 10:11 AM
Yes, I'm suggesting continuing the same raised panel up to chair rail height as a wainscoting
application. I doubt the ceiling tiles are covering drywall, (but maybe), usually those type of
Posted in thread: Pine walls? on 09-10-2012 at 08:18 AM
I did install drywall prior to the car-siding application. I had the advantage of knowing I was
going to fabricate all new door jambs and replace casing and base moldings. Keep in mind that
Posted in thread: Pine walls? on 09-10-2012 at 06:11 AM
Here's an example of a job I did with a similar application. Used T&G pine car siding and
applied venetian plaster/glazing to wall surfaces.
Posted in thread: Porch footings on 09-06-2012 at 03:32 PM
Check with your local building department. In Chicago it was 48" to the frost line. In SW
Missouri it's only 18". I'm pretty sure the frost depth in Iowa is at 42".
Posted in thread: Clgged something on 08-12-2012 at 05:27 PM
It sounds like you may be confusing sewer drains, (inside your house and ultimately connected
to the sewer system) and your homes exterior drain tile system. Two totally unrelated systems.
If you have...
Posted in thread: Sewer smell on 08-03-2012 at 05:45 PM
If it's a cast iron drain, have someone flush a toilet or drain a bathtub full of water on the
upper floor of the house and stand next to the area in question you should be able to hear the
Posted in thread: Lennox Cooling Problem on 08-03-2012 at 09:08 AM
1. Is condenser fan running? (outside unit) If not could be bad fan motor or capacitor (looks
like a soda can inside outdoor unit control panel. If it's bulging it's bad). Be sure to turn
Posted in thread: Rusted tub drain on 07-31-2012 at 11:53 AM
Looks like really cheap Chinese chrome plating or your using really strong cleaning solvents,
(like the acid in liquid drain cleaner!). Opening the wall should not be necessary if the drain
shoe is PV...