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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-12-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Jungle
Was it like this, the one you saw in your dream? ...

Was it like this, the one you saw in your dream?

http://delaemremontvmeste.ru/wp-content/gallery/nlo/188_ufo_exterior3_a.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-12-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jungle
I think the best solution is to file in small...

I think the best solution is to file in small claims before you do anything, it only cost $160. That way the judge will hold the case and order that the survey costs are split. Why should i pay $1000...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 04-12-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By Jungle
Floating deck why not floating fence?

I was watching this video as he doesn't put cement around the posts. Could this be done with fence posts as well? Seems like a good way to avoid rot?:hide:
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-02-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jungle
Just got off the phone, land office search is $8...

Just got off the phone, land office search is $8 per property. I don't know why i didn't think of this before!:beer:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-02-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jungle
Unfortunately there seems to be some 'squatting'...

Unfortunately there seems to be some 'squatting' type of rules i am starting to think the surveys are probably right about it at least in the sense it would not be worth the effort. I asked the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Jungle
One reason not to reuse the doors is because they...

One reason not to reuse the doors is because they might still harbor mold spores that are impossible to kill, since their 'in' the plastic.

Besides that shower doors are ugly and hard to clean....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 03-13-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,286
Posted By Jungle
If you have a flood i would rent a few high...

If you have a flood i would rent a few high powered dehumidifiers really quick!

They have some real industrial type that can take out the moisture.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-13-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jungle
He's was registered surveyor. I didn't pay the...

He's was registered surveyor. I didn't pay the bill and haven't heard from them so i assume it is forgotten. There is a complaint board i think they don't want to deal with.

The problem is they...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-13-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,816
Posted By Jungle
Well it turned out it was the grandson who stole...

Well it turned out it was the grandson who stole the new survey pins. I caught him dumping snow on my driveway. Looks like the situation is cleared up because the sister didn't know about...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Jungle
It's not really that noticeable, at least not...

It's not really that noticeable, at least not from the outside. I built a internal wall frame last year for the insulation and that holds up the rafters as well. When the wall was open there was no...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-09-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Jungle
What happen is that sill plate got wet and rotten...

What happen is that sill plate got wet and rotten a bit , so i guess it depressed down. It also looks like the front wall is pushing out, i think it is okay since it is stack wall and fairly solid. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-08-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Jungle
Raise high the roof beam

There is couple of the beam that are separating. I guess i should try to repair, i think their is a bit of hardware, a piece of metal with two loops on the the end that tights two threads inward. Do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-06-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jungle
That is interesting, sounds like with the...

That is interesting, sounds like with the electronic titles the squator right end too.

The holes are still fresh, so nobody stamped them out, i put stick in the hole, it's still there. It's the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-05-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jungle
They put the stakes in when did the survey, then...

They put the stakes in when did the survey, then a week later they took them out. When he put them in said, don't put the fence up until the surveyor in the office checks everything. Strange, like i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-04-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jungle
Weird land survey

You might remember my other thread about property lines. I decieded to get a survey done as to settle the matter with the neighbour. I called around a few places, i was thinking to avoid the 'in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 10-01-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Jungle
Best way to remove old cellulose insulation?

I've been using the shopvac, but it gets filled up really quick. Is there a way to rig the shopvac so it just sucks it out the window and then i can wet it down and rake it up?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 09-28-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Jungle
I've never heard of mold being corrected unless...

I've never heard of mold being corrected unless it just once getting wet. Looks like the flat ceiling is okay just the slope. There is bunch of old celuose insulation up there along with a birds...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 09-23-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Jungle
Vapour barrier over drywall?

Up on the high ceiling there is:

1) New dry wall
2) Styrofoam 2"
3) Old gypsum board somewhat moldy, not sure to what extent
4) some tin foil 1950's?
4) Moor vents (new)
5) roof with airflow...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-05-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Jungle
Here's the latest photo, you still think 2 posts...

Here's the latest photo, you still think 2 posts is enough? You choices are 2,4 or 6 ?

I was thinking if i take out that post then i could take out the other pieces too? see X's , considering the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-04-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Jungle
"I would bet that there are 2 studs in there," ...

"I would bet that there are 2 studs in there,"

damn your good neil! I just got the flash light in there, where my fingers couldn't reach and low and behold two old studs. The box underneath is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-04-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Jungle
If the gap isn't too deep you could fill it will...

If the gap isn't too deep you could fill it will gap filler foam, then cut away the excess, apply dry wall patch, skim coat and sand down, repaint.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 09-04-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Jungle
drywall dust in the shop vac?

I realize i didn't use the right filter for dry wall, so the dust in the motor part.

Can i take hose to it, or will that wreck it? i guess i could 'return it.'
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 09-03-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Jungle
It's strange because in the city i grew up none...

It's strange because in the city i grew up none of the houses have roof twirlers, while the small town most of the houses do.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-03-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Jungle
Since i got your attention you can look at the...

Since i got your attention you can look at the new upstairs scheme. That first wall is definitely structural. I don't think i should really take out the middle posts on the two sides, since the rule...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-03-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Jungle
Ya i guess that is not that much pressure on...

Ya i guess that is not that much pressure on there, basically holding 2 joists on either side. Actually the inspector i hired in the beginning told me to it should be jack bellow and a post in the...
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