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Posted in thread: Concrete walls refinishing on 01-20-2015 at 11:19 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
Posted in thread: Concrete walls refinishing on 01-20-2015 at 10:20 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...
Posted in thread: All Season Room Exterior Wall (sheathing, insulation, most barrier, siding) on 01-08-2015 at 05:17 PM
Got a real mess there.Not sure where your getting your info, a panel box does not produce any
heat and does not need any clearance.In your area at least R-19 is called for in a wall.Not
sure what that...
Posted in thread: All Season Room Exterior Wall (sheathing, insulation, most barrier, siding) on 01-07-2015 at 06:00 PM
Not a long time ago I started some threads about the EPDM flat roof repair done at an all
season room addition to the house I purchased not a long ago. Among working and many other
things being done a...
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-29-2014 at 02:53 PM
I would guess in the basement there was a wood or coal burning stove or furnace, the lower hole
was the chimney clean out, your aero points to a fresh air vent for fire air.??Next floor up, 2
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-24-2014 at 01:51 PM
ladder safety, remember the 25% rule.if you ladder is 20' tall, the base of ladder is 5' from
the building ;)Thanks! I will keep that in mind! In the meantime I will tackle the easier one
(at least as...
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-23-2014 at 09:59 PM
cell tower? Missile silo? Flagpole?I suspect that 3 is actually part of the nuclear deterrent
of the USA and thereby it contain an ICBM still programmed to reach the ex Soviet Union.
Looking at the ar...
Posted in thread: Cast Iron P-Trap Under Bathtub Collapsed on 12-23-2014 at 07:13 PM
Given that even after having replaced all the rough-in plumbing under the bathtub and also
going down to the crawlspace in order to replace the P-trap and some fittings did not work out
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-13-2014 at 01:40 PM
This is a general view of the house's chimney family (all in all 3 chimneys):
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7508/16013475055_f6a8b4edba_c.jpgThe 1) is a chimney for a
fireplace. 2) is one right above...
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-13-2014 at 12:34 PM
Sorry to be the guy to say it.. but you need a pro, and you probably will be putting in two
liners. That chimney is really unsafe with it being unlined. Then you have the offset flue
tiles on the insi...