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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-05-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,825
Posted By hondadrv24
Well I can't say i've ever heard of a garage...

Well I can't say i've ever heard of a garage disposer :rofl: but i think that KOK328 has some pretty good ideas for garbage disposers:D:D:D
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-26-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By hondadrv24
check out my post "Finishing my Basement" to see...

check out my post "Finishing my Basement" to see pictures of me cutting my egress windows out. InspectorD is right, windows let lots of light in making the rooms much more comfortable even if the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-26-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,770
Posted By hondadrv24
Still around, and keeping busy

Well my second daughter was born Feb 24. Since then I can't say i've gotten much done, because i've been enjoying both my girls alot and my wife went back to school. I have the first coat of mud up...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 03-21-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,019
Posted By hondadrv24
I see these guys advertising on my local...

I see these guys advertising on my local craigslist.com site. Home (http://prevailingpower.com) they say it cost around 11 or 12 thousand to set up.
good luck
Justin
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-07-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 29,189
Posted By hondadrv24
I would just go ahead and rent a gas powered wet...

I would just go ahead and rent a gas powered wet saw from a rental company. You can do it with the circular saw if you want but make sure you have water on it to keep the dust down. Concrete dust...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-02-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By hondadrv24
Welcome Hunter. I am running into a...

Welcome Hunter.

I am running into a similar issue with my stairs, luckily for me my wall happens to be against my garage and not an outside wall, So i am just putting drywall directly onto the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-27-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 21,776
Posted By hondadrv24
A beam perpendicular in the center of the joists,...

A beam perpendicular in the center of the joists, that is supported with posts, would reduce your joists span to 7' making your 2x10s much stronger. That is what INSPECTORD was trying to say.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-19-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,770
Posted By hondadrv24
thanks!! I got all the sheetrock up. Now I'm...

thanks!!
I got all the sheetrock up. Now I'm just waiting for my wife to give birth before I start to finish it
Justin
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-19-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,183
Posted By hondadrv24
I agree with handyguys, if there is an inch and...

I agree with handyguys, if there is an inch and a half air gap between the concrete and the sheetrock then someone obviously put 2x2" furring strips on the wall to attach the rock to. a stud finder...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-15-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By hondadrv24
i thought it was funny when i went to look that...

i thought it was funny when i went to look that it was one of the first couple of videos for house moving. a close second for the redneck house moving would have been the one where they lifted the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-14-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By hondadrv24
Well if you are a redneck you could expect...

Well if you are a redneck you could expect something like this for moving a house. YouTube - Redneck house movers

But your average professional will do something like this sweet time lapse of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-04-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By hondadrv24
In the long run ICF always wins. if you use...

In the long run ICF always wins. if you use block or concrete you still have to frame out and insulate. Not to mention that if you go ahead and do your whole house out of ICf and concrete your main...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-01-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,770
Posted By hondadrv24
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm35/toughguy18...

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm35/toughguy189/basement016.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-01-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,770
Posted By hondadrv24
Well InspectorD, most of my lack of being here...

Well InspectorD, most of my lack of being here has to do with this small problem.
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm35/toughguy189/basement012.jpg
I should have listened to my wife when she...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-01-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,506
Posted By hondadrv24
use your concrete nailer to nail small pieces of...

use your concrete nailer to nail small pieces of wood to the outside wall, after you put your framing up then nail the framing to the block you secured to your concrete wall. something like I did...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-24-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,770
Posted By hondadrv24
Inspections passed

Wow, its been forever since I've posted to this thread. I finally got my electrical, plumbing, and building inspections done and passed. I had to redo my plumbing because I didn't use the correct...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 12-06-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,860
Posted By hondadrv24
Straw buildings have an excellent R value. I...

Straw buildings have an excellent R value. I would be interested in seeing a picture of the houses that you have seen down there, as I have only heard of straw construction. Eventually I think my...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-26-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,296
Posted By hondadrv24
it could be a limit switch going bad. I had a...

it could be a limit switch going bad. I had a similar problem last year and replaced one safety limit and the problem was fixed. Can't remember if the circuit is supposed to be open or closed, but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-01-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,712
Posted By hondadrv24
wow, looks like you have been really busy on that...

wow, looks like you have been really busy on that house. It looks really good!! Welcome to the forum.
Justin
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-01-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,171
Posted By hondadrv24
On my dad's farm, the power comes into the place...

On my dad's farm, the power comes into the place to a pole by the barn. The meter and a main disconnect are there as well as a box which allows you to tie in service lines to various buildings via...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-21-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,770
Posted By hondadrv24
ductwork

Can anyone tell me how to determine how many ducts I need for my main room in the basement. the room is 24x24. I've looked online but so far have not been able to find anything by which to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-10-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,708
Posted By hondadrv24
I think your best bet would be to jack the garage...

I think your best bet would be to jack the garage up and support it with beams while your tear out the old foundation and pour a new one for the garage to rest on.
Justin
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-05-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,969
Posted By hondadrv24
that particlular saw cost me $225 per day. if...

that particlular saw cost me $225 per day. if you rent a concrete chainsaw it will cost you more. If you rent a single blade saw it costs around $50 per day. If I would have hired a professional...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-05-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By hondadrv24
In your first picture, is that a boxed out beam...

In your first picture, is that a boxed out beam that I see though the doorway back a couple of feet? If it is that would be your support.
I think you were trying to say that the joists (2x12s)...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-05-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,969
Posted By hondadrv24
absolutely earlier this summer I pulled mine...

absolutely

earlier this summer I pulled mine out and cut a 27x48 window underneath the old opening so that I had egress windows in my basement as I am finishing it

You should check out my...
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