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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By mako1
the main problem that I have with your thesis is...

the main problem that I have with your thesis is that you have no understanding of the structure of the items your hanging off of a couple studs.In order to use a design like this we would have to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-26-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By mako1
Why would you want to patch a hole that size with...

Why would you want to patch a hole that size with cardboard when you can do it right with drywall and quicker ?Piece of drywall to fit the hole,some mud and a little texture and your done.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By mako1
For small holes just fill the hole .Hit it with...

For small holes just fill the hole .Hit it with some orange peel in a spray can and be done with it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-19-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By mako1
One year max!!!

One year max!!!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By mako1
I just picked up a bunch of leftovers from a...

I just picked up a bunch of leftovers from a church rummage sale and will loading them in my trailer and taking them to the HFH Monday.My girlfriend volunteers for work at the store.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,137
Posted By mako1
You can get longer screws.I use them all of the...

You can get longer screws.I use them all of the time to stitch the seams.You may have a hard time getting the seams apart.They should be sealed with butyl tape.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-06-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,137
Posted By mako1
You can get longer screws.I use them all of the...

You can get longer screws.I use them all of the time to stitch the seams.You may have a hard time getting the seams apart.They should be sealed with butyl tape.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 27,208
Posted By mako1
I use a product called Suntuff G-rib Skylite on...

I use a product called Suntuff G-rib Skylite on pole barn and sunroom roofs.It is around $4 lf and covers a 36" width.Comes clear and stays clear.I have replaced 100's of the old yellowed fiberglass...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By mako1
I don't see your location.Around here (central...

I don't see your location.Around here (central IL) we have farm stores and hardware stores ( not the big box places) that have drawers and drawers of O-rings.About any size you need for .05-.25 cents...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By mako1
You can use foam and osb on the outside but your...

You can use foam and osb on the outside but your cedar shingles need to breath.That is why the horizontal 1 X4's are on the outside of your studs.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-29-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,476
Posted By mako1
I would not touch this job for 15k. 4300 block...

I would not touch this job for 15k. 4300 block will run around 5K in this area.14 yards of concrete would be $1540.
You will need rebar for the footing and depending on local codes at least one...
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