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DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 09-08-2010, 01:38 PM
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Posted By mayhem69
you guys need to google better, not just throw...

you guys need to google better, not just throw around your lack of knowledge and links.
Cellulose or fiberglass in a flood like Katrina would need to be replaced there Dick.
Cellulose is a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 09-08-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,172
Posted By mayhem69
that's not what i have read from other end users....

that's not what i have read from other end users. Cellulose is ground up treated recycled paper, right? Well......what happens after several yrs. go by and that treatment wears off or even gets...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 09-07-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,172
Posted By mayhem69
yea, i read good things about the blow in...

yea, i read good things about the blow in certainteed SP insulation. I found an old friend from high school that does it. He did the job for $700 cash. I noticed a BIG difference right away in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-30-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 14,876
Posted By mayhem69
can i put water based poly over oil base?

Hi, getting my bedroom floor redone. The guy said he was gonna spread oil based coat on bottom, then apply Bona Mega, then Bona Traffic on top. Does this sound right?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-26-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,238
Posted By mayhem69
no warranty really? that doesn't make sense.

no warranty really? that doesn't make sense.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-25-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,238
Posted By mayhem69
my roof is blowing away!

Hi, i have an older maybe 60 yr. old custom cape cod with big dormer. Above the dormer the roofing material started to blow away last night after heavy winds. My father in law called the material...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-06-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
Posted By mayhem69
yes, i had to cut 2 nails and now i can move the...

yes, i had to cut 2 nails and now i can move the upper corner of the frame and re-center.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-31-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
Posted By mayhem69
now i know what is wrong, the builder didn't...

now i know what is wrong, the builder didn't center the frame correctly. That is just shoddy workmanship. Samson Builders from Perkiomenville SUCKS!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-31-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
Posted By mayhem69
what do i do? door trim doesn't lay flat against frame

Hi again, sorry to be a pain. Looks like my door frame wasn't centered correctly and now when i put the trim on there is a 1/4" gap on one side. It is about the top 1/3 of the door and slowly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-30-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,774
Posted By mayhem69
I don't think hanging 2 doors on the existing...

I don't think hanging 2 doors on the existing frame would look too good. The doors would be smaller than 24" in width. I already ripped down the existing frame and will be purchasing a 32 or 36"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-30-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,774
Posted By mayhem69
installing a double door in a 48" opening

Hi, i have an interior opening of about 47 1/8" with the frame, and 48 3/4" taking the frame out. There used to be 2 slider doors there. The guy that was doing work suggested a 48" double door for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-03-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,172
Posted By mayhem69
Going with a guy that blows in Certainteed SP.

Going with a guy that blows in Certainteed SP.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-02-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,711
Posted By mayhem69
i heard celluose will settle, is this true?

i heard celluose will settle, is this true?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-02-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,172
Posted By mayhem69
blowing in fiberglass DIY

Hi, i need about 450 sq. ft. blown in between my studs from inside. I saw at HD and Lowes you can rent a machine for blowing in celluose. What about doing the same with fiberglass? What is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 11-09-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By mayhem69
fiberglass

fiberglass
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 11-03-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By mayhem69
need expert advice on insulating old work

cellulose or blown in fiberglass? I have about 320 sq. ft. i need blown in between studs. 1 guy uses certainteed SP for $580? Or cellulose for $800? I heard cellulose will mold??? Fiberglass is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-19-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,266
Posted By mayhem69
wow, thanks for your long and comprehensive...

wow, thanks for your long and comprehensive reply. I am now thinking running electric cable under the tile is the way to go. I will only have about 80-90 sq. ft. avail. after shower and vanity are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-18-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,266
Posted By mayhem69
How easy to install hydronic heating in small bathroom

Hi, i have a small bathroom, probably about 100 sq ft. that sits right above my oil burner. My house has baseboard heat. I am thinking hydronic is the way to go because of this. I can do plumbing and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-26-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,197
Posted By mayhem69
Moisture buildup problem in bathroom

Hi, before i remodeled my bathroom i was getting mold or mildew on the ceiling because of all the moisture. I do have a 70 cfm exhaust and the room is about 65 sq. ft. with 8 ft. ceiling. However i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-13-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,681
Posted By mayhem69
thanks Daryl , that's very good advice, it could...

thanks Daryl , that's very good advice, it could of been coming in at the corner like you mentioned.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-06-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,407
Posted By mayhem69
what kind of floor besides tile and vinyl??

Hi, well took the home depot surround back, had my contractor over and he said it will leak. The old tile was put up with mastic or some sort of adhesive, that was why i was having problems. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-03-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,962
Posted By mayhem69
what is the easiest way to take down ceramic tile...

what is the easiest way to take down ceramic tile in heavy thinset??
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-01-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,962
Posted By mayhem69
what is hardibacker? can i buy it at home depot?

what is hardibacker? can i buy it at home depot?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-01-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,962
Posted By mayhem69
need help with shower/tub surround prep

Hi again, well i bought a 3 pc. surround today from Home Depot, nice one for $209. I started taking everything down, my shower door, fixtures, when i tried to take down my soap dish (the kind that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-30-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,734
Posted By mayhem69
Can i put tub wall surround over tile?

Does anyone know if i can put a wall tub surround over ceramic tile? The tiles are in descent shape.
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