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Posted in thread: Siding Woes on 10-29-2014 at 04:35 PM
So this porch was just built on a slab that is three or four inches thick and does not allow
you to have the the landscapiing 8 inches below the siding.The fix for that is to remove the
Posted in thread: Cast Iron P-Trap Under Bathtub Collapsed on 10-29-2014 at 02:16 PM
Hello Folks, I have an old cast irn sewer line under the house, some portions of it are
galvanized metal though. There is a main bathroom for the house whose bathtub p-trap (as seen
from the crawlspac...
Posted in thread: Siding Woes on 10-26-2014 at 05:26 PM
Do you gutter first before you do you soffit. The roof liner, which is thye 2x4 across the ends
of the rafters is seldom really straight and makes the gutter do some funny things and
Posted in thread: Siding Woes on 10-23-2014 at 01:49 AM
Can we assume the framing is in good shape, with no rot or mold?There has been water going
through parts of the wall in one occasion or another, but then almost all house have had a
leaking at one poi...
Posted in thread: Siding Woes on 10-23-2014 at 01:40 AM
Sounds like a good plan to me. Get everything that’s wet and rotted out of there. I
assume the bad roof is now fixed and that was where the water came from.Thanks. Yeah, I will
remove all the ro...
Posted in thread: Siding Woes on 10-21-2014 at 01:33 AM
Hello Folks, In the past I post about a for season room addition to an otherwise externally
concrete walls + stucco. The four season room was in a state of disrepair to say the least
(specially the ro...
Posted in thread: All Season Room Flat Epdm roofing repair on 09-30-2014 at 02:18 PM
Plywood will seldem be thinner than it was new, it does come in many thicknesses sanded and
unsanded.I would try again for plywood that matches, you don't need a ridge there.You are
right, it was my b...
Posted in thread: All Season Room Flat Epdm roofing repair on 09-29-2014 at 10:53 PM
It would be better if that lower wood was not there and vented soffet was, as long as that is
outside the building.Yes, I will install vent soffits later on. It turned out that only parts
of the roof ...
Posted in thread: Plant and Tree Id on 09-28-2014 at 02:38 PM
Hello Folks, I am pretty much ignorant in all things trees and bushes. Recently I acquire a 1
acre property which has some trees, bushes and plants, that needed to be nurish, pruned and
cared after. T...
Posted in thread: All Season Room Flat Epdm roofing repair on 09-28-2014 at 01:06 PM
After you scrub with detergent get some weathered membrane cleaner. It's worth the cost.Yep, I
will look into buying some membrane cleaner too!So far I have worked on the edges of the roof
which have ...