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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-23-2013, 06:10 AM
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Posted By shane2943
Nope. :( Haven't done anything with it. I'll...

Nope. :( Haven't done anything with it. I'll just bear the heat this summer. Maybe get a shop fan.

I'm putting the house up for sale next March, so I'm focusing on doing other upgrades and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-29-2012, 03:30 PM
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Views: 2,603
Posted By shane2943
Here's a couple more pics that might be useful...

Here's a couple more pics that might be useful (limited to 4 pics per post). If you need me to take any additional shots, let me know.

From the kitchen side:...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-29-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By shane2943
Removing part of a load bearing wall *with pics*

Hi everyone. For those who thought this was a how-to, my apologies. :)

I want to remove most of a load bearing wall diving my kitchen and dining room. I'd like to drop the wall to a half wall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 12-05-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,808
Posted By shane2943
Sorry I haven't responded, guys. Thank y'all for...

Sorry I haven't responded, guys. Thank y'all for the replies!

The door jam is not slotted for the newer style weather stripping.



I actually ended up using exactly what you recommended...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-21-2010, 06:36 PM
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Views: 15,808
Posted By shane2943
Best or good Weather Stripping for exterior doors

Hi everyone!

Looking for some weather stripping ideas for all of my exterior doors. Two of the doors do not have any weather stripping at all and one of them has it, but it's in sad shape.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-02-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
Ok, suit yourself. But your missin out. :eek: ...

Ok, suit yourself. But your missin out. :eek:

So how would I solve the fire break issue? That's a pretty important detail, methinks. I mean, I don't have a habit of burning bonfires in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-01-2010, 06:32 PM
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Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
Shoot, that's what I got this for (notice the...

Shoot, that's what I got this for (notice the upper corners and the sub at the lower right):
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h61/Audiomechanic/IMG_3195.jpg

What I NEEED is some decent venting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-01-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
You keep being nice to me and I might show you my...

You keep being nice to me and I might show you my duct work. :eek: ;)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-01-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
OK, here's a couple pics of my...

OK, here's a couple pics of my holes....err...soffit vents:

The vents are actually more like 3X8 instead of 3X6. But that's neither here nor there because either way, it's not enough venting....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-01-2010, 08:42 AM
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Posted By shane2943
No, you may not! Those are personal and private!...

No, you may not! Those are personal and private! :mad:


(I'll take a pic when I get home. :D )
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-01-2010, 06:44 AM
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Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
I really just want to be able to have a little...

I really just want to be able to have a little extra storage above the joists (accessable by step ladder) like laying long pieces of wood that are currently on the floor across the joists to store...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-31-2010, 08:24 PM
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Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
Not quite sure what you mean by adding support to...

Not quite sure what you mean by adding support to keep my roof from sagging. I don't want to remove any supports. I intend fully to keep every 2X10 and 2X4 that is currently there in it's place. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-31-2010, 07:57 PM
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Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
DANG! You gotta nice garage there, my friend. ...

DANG! You gotta nice garage there, my friend.

Actually, what I'm wanting to do does differ from what you did in that I want the attic space, and the garage space to be one in the same. The only...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-31-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
This shot is taken off to the right of the garage...

This shot is taken off to the right of the garage so the peak of the roof and ridge vent can be seen:
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h61/Audiomechanic/IMG_3190.jpg

All 3 of these shots were...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-31-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
OK, got the pics. When I said that the garage...

OK, got the pics. When I said that the garage shares a common wall, it's more like 1.5 common walls but that's neither here nor there. Would just make separating the garage from the rest of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-31-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
The garage and it's ceiling will be easy. The...

The garage and it's ceiling will be easy. The attic framing above the garage.....not so much since the only attic access is on the complete opposite end of the house so I'd have to crawl all the way...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-31-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,259
Posted By shane2943
Eliminating Drywall Ceiling In Attached Garage

Hi everyone!

For my first official post outside the Introductions section, I'll ask what might be an odd question.

But first, to describe my setup. I have a 2-car attached garage in my house. ...
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