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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-16-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By bryce
okay for a cheap solution what do you think about...

okay for a cheap solution what do you think about roof cement? I assume these are mostly tar. I could very carefully apply it with a roller or brush with a 15 ft handle and a ladder, since the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 04-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By bryce
So the concrete around the base of the post is...

So the concrete around the base of the post is not important?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By bryce
Does the chimney need covering?

Do you think moisture comes through the chimney like this? I notice when it rains a bit of musty odor, not sure but could be the concrete dampness on the roxul insulation. Notice the top of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-07-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By bryce
Hi Neil, ya well the good stuff is like $60 @...

Hi Neil, ya well the good stuff is like $60 @ 4ft, The guy put some cheap particle board treads on there before, it is already buckling. For what i can tell the nosing is nothing really special, half...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-06-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By bryce
It took over a hour to drive to their place in...

It took over a hour to drive to their place in Caledonia hills, but it was worth it. This is some class-a stuff. I think i got a deal $250@160 sq. ft. I imaging $8 a ft might not be unreasonable for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-02-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By bryce
Yes it is the metal roof, so if forms and slides...

Yes it is the metal roof, so if forms and slides off, which maybe not bad idea to get excessive weight off the roof.

I think now the best solution is move the pipes to the side of the house so the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-02-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By bryce
I just never heard of it before, looks like maybe...

I just never heard of it before, looks like maybe made in China...?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-01-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By bryce
Scandinavian Maple hardwood

What do you think about his stuff? I got deal set up for 6 boxes. http://media.liveauctiongroup.net/i/8849/10069602_1.jpg?v=8CD65AAC9DA98A0
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,529
Posted By bryce
That plug on the end of the LED strip is actually...

That plug on the end of the LED strip is actually an 12v adapter, you can snip the wire and stick the wires in the 4 holes you see there.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By bryce
" Would I recommend installing metal over...

" Would I recommend installing metal over existing shingles, NEVER. The shingles underneath will continue to deteriorate and lift the metal, this can compromise the lap seams and also pull the screws...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-24-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,529
Posted By bryce
You made this project far too difficult. ...

You made this project far too difficult.

First of all when you are working with 12v why complicate things with 120v? The LED strips are 12v so use a 12v motion...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 01-28-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By bryce
It's not good stuff that cellulose because it is...

It's not good stuff that cellulose because it is organic there fore it will be/ or get mouldy. Once it is damp, it will become compressed too, losing the insulation value. So overall would avoid...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-28-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By bryce
Quick fix of 10 mil poly sheet around the window...

Quick fix of 10 mil poly sheet around the window and vent taped with construction tape.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-28-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By bryce
The problem is the snow and sometime big ice...

The problem is the snow and sometime big ice slides off the roof and can land right in front of the vents blocking them happen one time but it kept running.
The intake vent is the only one getting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By bryce
Definitely take out he old pine flooring. I...

Definitely take out he old pine flooring. I would say always take out old flooring never cover things up! Pine can rot easily, you can end up with a disaster of mold under your nice new flooring.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By bryce
Hi there, what do you think about just extending...

Hi there, what do you think about just extending the intake pipe with a 6' flex hose, perhaps a bit bigger diameter. The hose would loop up and hang off the siding to the left. This would solve the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-20-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By bryce
The local power company came and took a land...

The local power company came and took a land survey and concluded it wasn't their problem. They trimmed the tree last year will probably need to trim it again in couple of years, seems they would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By bryce
Going away for the winter?

I was think of going on vacation or extended travel at some point.
I was going to turn down the heating to say 40' f, the basement is much colder with only one vent.
I was planning to turn off the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-20-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,529
Posted By bryce
I would suggest you run the light strips under...

I would suggest you run the light strips under each level. You can use this for the connections: http://www.xmodsinternational.com/images/P/wire_glue_conductive_1.jpg

here's you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-20-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By bryce
extending the high efficancy intake and outtake?

Any special rules for extending these pipes? Mine looks like this but the ice and snow are up about the down spout of the intake pipe. Is is solid ice around, i have been digging it out and removing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-04-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By bryce
polyurethane cork flooring?

Do you think if i use polyurethane like this floor refinished it would make it water proof enough to use in the bathroom?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-02-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By bryce
"Is there anyway I could support it in 3 places...

"Is there anyway I could support it in 3 places with blocks?"
- yes you could build a concrete wall, is your basement wet? then yes

" if I do use a framed wall, is there any special...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-02-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By bryce
You can use jack posts and jack it up, then build...

You can use jack posts and jack it up, then build a supporting wall to support it and then you can take the jack posts out.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-02-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,466
Posted By bryce
"I wish i could get past this structual stuff...

"I wish i could get past this structual stuff already and into the finish work though where i have plenty more experience. I have done tons of tile work, hardwood flooring ,drywalling,furniture...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-01-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By bryce
The hydro company will come any time to clear...

The hydro company will come any time to clear those cables.
I think even if the tree is trimmed, the sap will still be a problem, then i will still need a tent (i have a newer car now), so the tent...
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