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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-25-2010, 12:07 PM
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Posted By mjzraz
Thanks, You might be right, I have been...

Thanks, You might be right, I have been procrastinating this part of the job and once I finally made the cut into the rim joist, I felt better as it's just a matter of cutting pieces to replace what...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-24-2010, 11:02 PM
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Posted By mjzraz
I started working on this repair. I found a few...

I started working on this repair. I found a few things that have me a little confused.

1. The original rim joist is a 2x8 from 25 years ago and measures 7 1/4". I have a 2x8 in pine that measures...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-05-2010, 09:20 PM
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Posted By mjzraz
So I sketched out what i think You mean - let me...

So I sketched out what i think You mean - let me know if I have it correct?

You are probably right that I need to replace more plywood than I can see. I do know that it doesn't come further into...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-05-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mjzraz
inside Pics

Here are the inside pictures:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-05-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,056
Posted By mjzraz
Rim Joist rot and Jack stud sank near sliding glass door With Pics

I am renovating my family room/living room and will be replacing my sliding glass door with a new patio door. I discovered a low spot on the subfloor near the corner of the sliding glass door. Upon...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 06-05-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 55,690
Posted By mjzraz
The carpeted room

The carpeted room. I used carpetshims.com to get the carpet to 3/4 hardwood transition to be perfect without any trim treshold.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 06-05-2010, 05:12 PM
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Posted By mjzraz
Some Pics - This room we did in hardwood.

Some Pics - This room we did in hardwood.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 06-05-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 55,690
Posted By mjzraz
Follow up

Just to follow up on what I did.

I saturated the plywood with the Nature's miracle product and continued to keep it wet the best I could with towels and plastic tarps for a few days.

I should...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 06-05-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,355
Posted By mjzraz
We have trails of ants going up the foundation...

We have trails of ants going up the foundation walls and under the siding, but after that I can only wonder where they go. I have been trying Amdro granules with some luck. It's kind of satisfying...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-06-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 55,690
Posted By mjzraz
The instructions on the bottle assume there is...

The instructions on the bottle assume there is carpet and padding. I'll try calling them and asking.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-06-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 55,690
Posted By mjzraz
Pet urine smell in subfloor - carpet is out

I have a 12x14 carpeted room with really smelly cat pee and possibly dog pee smell from the last 1-4 years. I removed the entire carpet and pad and removed the carpet tack strips so all I have is...
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