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  • Posted in thread: Wood siding atop of mansonite on 08-08-2016 at 12:52 AM
    If you are replacing bottom sill plate anyway you hold the roof up cut the studs add CMUs like
    a foundation wall and replace the sill on top of that.That would be too much work because I was
    only repl...

  • Posted in thread: Extension of small concrete walkway on 08-08-2016 at 12:45 AM
    You stand the risk of having the top not make a good bond to the bottom, which will make the
    slab more fragile. You can try a bonding agent before the top is poured. Another potential
    problem is that ...

  • Posted in thread: Wood siding atop of mansonite on 08-07-2016 at 09:40 PM
    Ok, now that we have that cleared up...:rolleyes: Hope i didn't offend you.No offense taken! :)

  • Posted in thread: Wood siding atop of mansonite on 08-07-2016 at 09:08 PM
    CMU= concrete modular units ( or something like that) formerly known as "cinder blocks" . if
    that is what you are asking.And I would add in addition to all the advice from the
    carpenters....add a gutt...

  • Posted in thread: Wood siding atop of mansonite on 08-07-2016 at 01:30 PM
    That's not good, if you have any more work on sills I would cut the wall up and install a row
    of cmu blocks.I am mostly done with the sills. But, it is not clear what a row of cmu blocks
    would mean? t...

  • Posted in thread: Extension of small concrete walkway on 08-07-2016 at 12:21 PM
    2 thick for a paver to walk on that size should be ok.But I will probably make a it little bit
    bigger and go for 3" just in case.thks

  • Posted in thread: Extension of small concrete walkway on 08-04-2016 at 05:13 PM
    Hello Folks, There is a concrete walkway in front of the main house that is in ok shape. But it
    ends with a patch work of small (12x12) and thin concrete blocks. So I decided to excavate with
    a shovel...

  • Posted in thread: Wood siding atop of mansonite on 08-04-2016 at 04:38 PM
    You are up against it when you have a room built on any slab, like Joe said you should have 6
    or 8" of foundation showing below the siding.The concrete out side the footprint will get wet
    and in the w...

  • Posted in thread: Wood siding atop of mansonite on 08-04-2016 at 04:17 PM
    "I am adding a relatively small 2x4 to replace the bad portion of the sill plate. This 2x4 is
    rated for contact with the ground. If I was going to replace the whole sill plate then it would
    make more ...

  • Posted in thread: Wood siding atop of mansonite on 08-03-2016 at 01:56 PM
    No way would I be doing it that way!Someone has tried adding that concrete beyond that slab to
    address water getting in under the wall, never going to happen.No way should siding be within
    6" of any g...

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