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DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 09-07-2012, 07:35 PM
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Posted By WallyPop
drsmiley: imo having a logout drop down from my...

drsmiley: imo having a logout drop down from my name at the top right would make more direct sense, but would cut short the site's renewed opportunity to tempt us to continue reviewing.

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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-30-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By WallyPop
MudMixer: Just as I submitted my reply to...

MudMixer: Just as I submitted my reply to Bridgeman & Nealtw, lo and behold your reply popped up. Thank you.

This is not a new installation, but a planned rehabilitation of my 50 year old...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-30-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By WallyPop
Bridgeman & Nealtw: Thanks both. Time to stop...

Bridgeman & Nealtw: Thanks both. Time to stop pussyfooting around and get to work. I'll save the ice cream as an incentive for me.

I'll report back with my trials, tribulations and results...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 08-30-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By WallyPop
Got it! Thanks. WallyPoP

Got it! Thanks.

WallyPoP
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 08-30-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By WallyPop
Log Out Icon

I've trained myself to always formally "logout" when leaving/closing a site.

Can't seem to locate a "log out" icon as I scroll all over. Help, please.

WallyPoP
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-30-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By WallyPop
Bridgeman: Thanks for reply. Giving myself 2...

Bridgeman: Thanks for reply. Giving myself 2 more days for responses and then will use the coming long weekend for my manual labor. Since you speak from experience, should I soak the ground, which...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-27-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By WallyPop
Septic field "perc" test, Sq. Hole digging suggestions.

In upstate NY need to excavate (3), 12"x12" square holes, 30" deep in my backyard to evaluate soil for septic tank drain field via "Perc" (percolation) test. This will determine amount of area...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 10-16-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,626
Posted By WallyPop
Paul522...... Thanks for the reply. The...

Paul522......

Thanks for the reply.

The white paint approach sounds promising. Any clues regarding brand name, where to purchase, sprayable, etc. Also any idea as to whether it really...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 10-16-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,626
Posted By WallyPop
Appreciate the suggestion. Already possess...

Appreciate the suggestion. Already possess unbacked fiberglass batts, which is why I need to vapor barrier the living area sheetrock and keep moisture out of the cold side of 2x4 wall structure,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 10-14-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,626
Posted By WallyPop
Vapor Barrier Paint

The walls of my attached, unheated, garage also double as interior walls of my family room and breakfast/mudroom area. Recently, thanks to my grandkids helpfully deciding to wash our cars while the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-20-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,108
Posted By WallyPop
Repair/Remove one damaged Aluminum soffit panel 64' long eave.

64 ft long eave is aluminum soffitted with 12" wide by 2' long panels. Naturally the one needing replacement is some where in the center of this long run. Can it be successfully removed/replaced...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-02-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,853
Posted By WallyPop
Exposed RO in 2x4 gable wall; convert to equiv. 2x6 wall.

Vinyl siding, insulation and original 50 year old wood siding removed, down to the sheathing. It's in good shape. Saving the removed 25 year old Alcoa vinyl siding for a proposed add-on project. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-02-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By WallyPop
Thanks guys. I think I'll go with "the...

Thanks guys. I think I'll go with "the hatchet". As I stated, the asphalt/felt layers plus deteriorated plywood decking are no challenge for the blades. But my circular saw, just couldn't keep...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-01-2009, 05:43 PM
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Views: 1,283
Posted By WallyPop
Advise re use of Reciprocating saw demo built up roof's rake.

Converting flat roof garage (built up hot asphalt/felt layers on 3/4" plywood deck) to 4/12 pitch. Need to remove flat roof's rake to extend flat roof's sheathing up to the added new gable. Need...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-25-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,917
Posted By WallyPop
Seems to me you'll be spending big bucks,...

Seems to me you'll be spending big bucks, capriciously. As u think about it, this would make sense if u decided to raise the pitch high enough to to have a walk-in attic,etc.

The other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-25-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,297
Posted By WallyPop
Thank you Inspector. When you state "seams this...

Thank you Inspector. When you state "seams this large" I guess you really meant "seams this many", which then increases the probability of nailing shingles in close proximity to a seam or on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-20-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,297
Posted By WallyPop
Rip 4'x8'x 3/4' plywood roof sheathing to 2'x8' for easier install?

HD offers to rip my 5/8"x4'x8' plywood purchase to either 16" or 24" widths.

This way the cut pieces are 1/2 or 1/3rd lighter than a complete sheet but still straddle (3) 2'-0" spaced rafters. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-20-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,785
Posted By WallyPop
Flat Roof Repair

As a junior member I recently learned I may not offer links to product sites, etc., until I've posted 5 times. This my second. Accordingly I'll only offer my generic thoughts and limited ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-18-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,826
Posted By WallyPop
I'm sealing the edges of 4'x8' plywood roof...

I'm sealing the edges of 4'x8' plywood roof sheathing prior to applying a drip edge on my flat roof deck. It's called AnchorSeal, variations of which are applied to the freshly cut ends of valuable...
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