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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-06-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By bryce
I was reading you should leave it outside for a...

I was reading you should leave it outside for a month to gas off before installing osb or you will get toxic chemicals. Gotta feel sorry for those HD workers...

I'm working with a roofer guy now....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-06-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By bryce
I think i better use 1/2" plywood at $23 a sheet....

I think i better use 1/2" plywood at $23 a sheet.

I have a problem now because i had old 3/4 plywood and have used that for the decking on one side and have to buy another 10 sheet to finish that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By bryce
Osb vs plywood decking?

Is it better to use
OSB
5/8 4x8 Oriented Strand Board Tongue and Groove 19/32

or
3/8 inches 4 ftx8 ft Standard Spruce Plywood

for decking?

Is the tongue and groove structural, so it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 743
Posted By bryce
These are questions to ask your housing...

These are questions to ask your housing attendant. He's there for a reason.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-25-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,477
Posted By bryce
Every 5 years or so we get a extra cool summer. ...

Every 5 years or so we get a extra cool summer.
Today is 64' with a high of 75' Next week is another cold rain coming low's 52' only 11 Celsius in the morning on Monday. But other than that it is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-25-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
Hook ladders are illegal here. I can see why too,...

Hook ladders are illegal here. I can see why too, ladders are not designer for that kind of torque.(seems to be illegal the USA too...
http://www.trapperman.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/3117379/2...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-12-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
I'm starting to think i might have to take all...

I'm starting to think i might have to take all the old decking wood off. Isn't simpler to do it that way? I think this is old barn wood that was never kiln dried. That sound about right?

I take...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-11-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By bryce
You can use lots of drywall screws, they are...

You can use lots of drywall screws, they are really cheap and may not react with pressure treated wood.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-11-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
Apparently the problem is that the metal gets too...

Apparently the problem is that the metal gets too hot and damages the wood roof structure with too much heat and humidity. So that is why white, maximum reflection. But with the foam it would not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
Well it's going to be sealed with elastic paint. ...

Well it's going to be sealed with elastic paint.

I'm thinking to use 1" foam with the foil on back and plastic on the front.

Would i put the foil side up? With this eliminate the heat problem?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-05-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
Unfortunately they don't have that tool for rent...

Unfortunately they don't have that tool for rent or for sale. What about the scaffold, would it tip over? The tool rental guy say use a harness but i don't see how to attach it.
I might as well get...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-05-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By bryce
Yes you can finish plywood. It would be lots of...

Yes you can finish plywood. It would be lots of sanding, you can put trim on the edges or some kind of waiscot, as you like....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-03-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
Would a 32" ladder and stabilizer be okay for one...

Would a 32" ladder and stabilizer be okay for one person. Do i need to stabilize the feet if it lays down on the roof?
Or should i use the scaffolding as well and put the ladder up from there?
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-01-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
Hi Bud, it's about 1000 sq. Same guy just...

Hi Bud, it's about 1000 sq. Same guy just excavate the half the side of the house for me in 5 hours, he's a german machine. He said 4 days, but i think if i help him if could be less.
I imagine the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By bryce
Because your house was damp before and now you've...

Because your house was damp before and now you've running an air conditioner all the time.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
Yes this project is coming up in a week or so. ...

Yes this project is coming up in a week or so.

What you seem to be saying is i should put shingles on instead?

I assume the roof is strong enough because there is a lot of snow and ice at...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 06-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,924
Posted By bryce
Thanks SS. I sleep up there. It is nice with...

Thanks SS.

I sleep up there. It is nice with the windows on both sides. That platform on the right is just wide enough for a queen size bed.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 06-26-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,924
Posted By bryce
here it is, at long last. Only needed to do it...

here it is, at long last. Only needed to do it over 2 times rather my usual 4 times...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By bryce
DIY roofer?

I've got a problem with rot in the roof, i can smell it some times when it is hot.
What happen was they put a new metal roof over the old shingles and never removed them or fixed the rotten roof...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By bryce
How high do you want to raise it? ...

How high do you want to raise it?
http://www.nprentertainments.co.uk/DSCF0223.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-04-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,924
Posted By bryce
I like they way he does it here at the...

I like they way he does it here at the streakhouse.

/watch?v=UYiZgyRarxY
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-01-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By bryce
What i can tell you are much better focusing on...

What i can tell you are much better focusing on keeping water out of the building than creating a sort of pond system in your basement.
For example you could back fill with open cell foam pieces...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-01-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,924
Posted By bryce
I'm thinking to use this nosing. My...

I'm thinking to use this nosing.

My question is how do i attach it? Will glue possible be good enough? no.
Screws with pilot holes and glue? Nails. The pine is $15 and oak is $20, i guess the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-16-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By bryce
okay for a cheap solution what do you think about...

okay for a cheap solution what do you think about roof cement? I assume these are mostly tar. I could very carefully apply it with a roller or brush with a 15 ft handle and a ladder, since the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 04-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By bryce
So the concrete around the base of the post is...

So the concrete around the base of the post is not important?
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