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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-16-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By EZHangDoor
I agree, when you do a pocket window and leave...

I agree, when you do a pocket window and leave the old frame and trim, you are relying on the fact the old installation was well insulated, which is unlikely.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-16-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,020
Posted By EZHangDoor
That is a very interesting suggestion... and...

That is a very interesting suggestion... and sounds like a great one. I assume this is the same engineering concept as I joists?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-05-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,643
Posted By EZHangDoor
If the window are 20 years old. Replacing them is...

If the window are 20 years old. Replacing them is probably a good thing. Be sure to get a quality Low E glazing for the glass. If you're going through the hassle of changing the window spend the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-05-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,020
Posted By EZHangDoor
You have already gotten the two best answers. In...

You have already gotten the two best answers. In fact I was going to suggest both of them. Adding the beams to reduce the span maybe the easiest solution, it most likely will give you the strongest...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-01-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,616
Posted By EZHangDoor
Also check to make sure the FP isn't heaving or...

Also check to make sure the FP isn't heaving or raising. Look under the floor system to see where the problem is coming from first.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-24-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,481
Posted By EZHangDoor
I agree, real wood is not a good idea below grade...

I agree, real wood is not a good idea below grade over concrete.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 03-24-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,895
Posted By EZHangDoor
I second that offer for some Michigan moles:)

I second that offer for some Michigan moles:)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-24-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,091
Posted By EZHangDoor
You need to use a sill pan under the door and...

You need to use a sill pan under the door and make sure the rest of the installation is correct. You need drip cap (http://www.ezhangdoor.com/how-to-flash-an-exterior-door--ezhangdoor)on the top of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-24-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,409
Posted By EZHangDoor
If that is what you see, just imagine what you...

If that is what you see, just imagine what you don't see...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 03-24-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,390
Posted By EZHangDoor
I think trying to replace a new door in an old...

I think trying to replace a new door in an old frame is one of the hardest DIY jobs. Even experienced builders can find it difficult. I would save my money and invest in a pre-hung with the sidelight...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-17-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By EZHangDoor
I would like to think most builders would know to...

I would like to think most builders would know to use the low expansion door and window foam :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-16-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By EZHangDoor
Here is another good link...

Here is another good link http://www.ezhangdoor.com/installing-house-wrap It's not just flashing you need to worry about, there is more to an installation than that. For doors, I would recommend sill...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-16-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By EZHangDoor
Here are some good tips and things to look for...

Here are some good tips and things to look for http://www.ezhangdoor.com/determine-energy-efficient-windows-and-doors Also as a few have mentioned, a good installation is a must, otherwise your...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By EZHangDoor
Your right, pouring a driveway should not be a...

Your right, pouring a driveway should not be a first time DIY project. It's much harder work than it appears.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-11-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,545
Posted By EZHangDoor
Good point. Often times H clips are not required...

Good point. Often times H clips are not required per code on 1/2" or thicker sheathing. That creates a problem when you don't get that proper spacing they create.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-10-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By EZHangDoor
What soil is under the black soil? I would assume...

What soil is under the black soil? I would assume some sort of heavy or clay mixture. The key as mentioned is to get the base correct. Something that allows drainage and will not collect moisture and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-10-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,064
Posted By EZHangDoor
I like the horizontal look for a cottage style.

I like the horizontal look for a cottage style.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-10-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,545
Posted By EZHangDoor
I agree you need thicker plywood or OSB. I would...

I agree you need thicker plywood or OSB. I would recommend 1/2" thickness. Don't forget to properly space the sheathing, if it is placed too close together, that will also cause it to buckle. Check...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-07-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,481
Posted By EZHangDoor
Once it's swelled, it's highly unlikely to shrink...

Once it's swelled, it's highly unlikely to shrink back. The boards push apart once they expand, the gaps are permanent. If they buckle or curl they won't lay flat again either.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-18-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,140
Posted By EZHangDoor
I do believe you are correct... working hard is a...

I do believe you are correct... working hard is a habit. Unfortunely, so is NOT working hard...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-17-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By EZHangDoor
If you don't think there has ever been tape in...

If you don't think there has ever been tape in the seams, just paper over the cracks. Apply a thin coat of mudd slightly larger than the 2 inch wide paper tape, embedd it, then force the tape into...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-23-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By EZHangDoor
Posting a picture would help a lot.

Posting a picture would help a lot.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 10-09-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By EZHangDoor
Pressure wash and seal it. The checking and...

Pressure wash and seal it. The checking and cracking is quite normal. Not pretty but normal. Maybe you want to check into putting some post covers on the posts.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 10-09-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,565
Posted By EZHangDoor
Most all dimensional lumber is cut longer than...

Most all dimensional lumber is cut longer than it's nominal length and often times not square either. Pre-cut studs are called pre-cut for a reason, they should be cut to the proper length of 92-5/8"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 10-09-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,456
Posted By EZHangDoor
Most blades that come with a new saw aren't the...

Most blades that come with a new saw aren't the best quality. Change the blade with a new carbide tip teeth. You'll be surprised.
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