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  • Posted in thread: Bedroom I Floor Renovation on 03-28-2015 at 02:14 PM
    No way would I use the old framing that's there for several reasons.Untreated wood should not
    be in direct contact with the concrete.Not going to allow enough room for the needed
    insulation. (I'd gues...

  • Posted in thread: Bedroom I Floor Renovation on 03-26-2015 at 09:49 PM
    I am back to this project with the intent to finish it. But I stumbled upon two issues. First
    the window casing/frame (which a relatively new) inside the house still has pieces of old
    drywall inside i...

  • Posted in thread: Bedroom I Floor Renovation on 02-26-2015 at 12:35 AM
    So did you see if the floor will hold tile; the paint is from the original painter spilled
    when painting the brand new drywall, before floor-coverings are installed- same as today...I
    haven't quite ...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete Block Exterior Walls for Bedrrom Remodel on 02-22-2015 at 08:58 PM
    tk, with no insulation existing, any moisture coming through the block is evaporated away as it
    forms, from the heated room. Problem with adding cavity insulation in a frame wall 1" away from
    CMU is c...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete Block Exterior Walls for Bedrrom Remodel on 02-22-2015 at 07:30 PM
    Is this wall above grade? I would certainly go with more than 1/4" of foam. I'd use PolyIso and
    shoot for at least 2 inches of it. That would give you an R16. Giving up 2" of floor space will
    be well ...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete Block Exterior Walls for Bedrrom Remodel on 02-19-2015 at 09:26 PM
    Hello, Last post I made at the Flooring section was, well, about flooring of a bedroom. But the
    remodeling goes beyond the floor, also including the walls. In this case, exterior walls
    mainly. The ext...

  • Posted in thread: Bedroom I Floor Renovation on 02-19-2015 at 04:04 AM
    I think thatís why he labeled them (The old vinyl or linolium floor still in place) (linoleum
    or vinyl floor removed):DYeah, sure enough, to make it more clear. The first show the old worn
    out and in ...

  • Posted in thread: Bedroom I Floor Renovation on 02-18-2015 at 05:40 AM
    Hello Folks, Lately I am tacking a floor new of the first bedroom of a house bought few months
    ago. Apparently, it had carpet in the past, the carpet was on top an old vinyl floor which is
    largely pee...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete walls refinishing on 01-20-2015 at 10:19 PM
    What you have is honycomb, it was there when it was new. It wasn't vibrated or what ever they
    did when it was done was not done properly. Not sure your helping anything but your not hurting
    it.The onl...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete walls refinishing on 01-20-2015 at 09:20 PM
    I have large house with a small basement whose ceiling clearance is also very low. Some parts
    of the concrete wall seem to have its surface worn out and deteriorating, so it has some voids
    and weak sp...

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