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DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 09-29-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,291
Posted By Bobby_M
It's likely your joists are 16" on center so use...

It's likely your joists are 16" on center so use the rolls that are 15" wide. The R-value you use should be limited to the height of your joists. You probably have 2x8 or 2x10 joists so that would be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-26-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By Bobby_M
Turn the valve off at the curb (you can build a...

Turn the valve off at the curb (you can build a tool with a piece of pipe), then replace it all up to that pressure/check valve. I just did something similar and I used a full port ball valve instead...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 03-28-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,111
Posted By Bobby_M
Worst case scenario, you can custom build new...

Worst case scenario, you can custom build new door jambs the appropriate width. I say worst because it's the most work, but would probably be the best end result.

You could also reinstall the jam...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-28-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,172
Posted By Bobby_M
You could turn off the gas, but you'll have to...

You could turn off the gas, but you'll have to remember to turn it back on and relight the pilot in the fall. As was mentioned, the pilot won't burn more than $2 worth of gas all summer. I believe...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-28-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,649
Posted By Bobby_M
Formica is bonded to partical board which is...

Formica is bonded to partical board which is horribly weak in the lateral direction not to mention swells like a sponge when it gets wet. Most tile guys would at least replace it with some 3/4"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-15-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,769
Posted By Bobby_M
Most tile pros would suggest that particle board...

Most tile pros would suggest that particle board is NOT a suitable underlayment for tile in any situation, especially in a room where the tile may get wet. In this case, I'd really recommend going...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-14-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,948
Posted By Bobby_M
I pay 7.99 per month (one year prepay) and I know...

I pay 7.99 per month (one year prepay) and I know it works because I've false tripped it myself by accident a couple times already. Of course, this is possible because I bought and installed the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-14-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,279
Posted By Bobby_M
Hi, new guy here but this topic interested me....

Hi, new guy here but this topic interested me. Are we talking permanent for as long as you live there but you want it removable for when you leave (apartment renter are ya?). Or... do you want it to...
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