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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-08-2010, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Frostbite
You need to get the "look" down first. Modern,...

You need to get the "look" down first. Modern, classic or what have you. Do a google image search and find something that you like and go from there.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-08-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,625
Posted By Frostbite
What you have is commonly refer to plastic...

What you have is commonly refer to plastic laminates, the lamination process require high pressure and heat so its pretty hard to redo it on your own. If you don't want to replace the whole unit, you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-08-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By Frostbite
depending on the size and cross section of your...

depending on the size and cross section of your duct, you might be able to find a 90 degree elbow at home depot that'll do what you want. Just remember that every turn you make reduce air speed to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-08-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,056
Posted By Frostbite
Didn't think that this could be DIY due to the...

Didn't think that this could be DIY due to the equipment required as Kok328 said. If you have all those equipment then you'll probably already know how to do it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-08-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,186
Posted By Frostbite
Don't think its a good idea, it'll slow the air...

Don't think its a good idea, it'll slow the air speed way down since its too far from the fan. Its like trying to breath through a mask, you'll be huffing and puffing but only getting half of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-08-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,170
Posted By Frostbite
If you water proof the inside face of our...

If you water proof the inside face of our foundation wall, all that mean's that your wall is now gonna be soak and underwater and will deteriorate even faster. You need to excavate the outside and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-08-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,108
Posted By Frostbite
I know they make chemical accelerator for curing...

I know they make chemical accelerator for curing concrete in cold weather, not sure if they have the same thing for mortar but you can check. Not a recommended practice though since the strength of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-08-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,844
Posted By Frostbite
We pump concrete through a hose all the time,...

We pump concrete through a hose all the time, that's how all the high rises are build in the city, a giant crane truck with a long hose and strong pump to get it up 40 stories.
Restricted workspace...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-08-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,197
Posted By Frostbite
Sounds like it might be the frost thaw cycle...

Sounds like it might be the frost thaw cycle causing your basing concrete floor to heave, in which case it is coming up. Properly design spread footing shouldn't be sinking faster then the rest of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-08-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Frostbite
Sounds like hydrostatic pressure (pressure from...

Sounds like hydrostatic pressure (pressure from water in the soil) might be the cause since you are on a hill and get a lot of surface water. This also often cause the lower course of your CMU wall...
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