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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-05-2011, 08:11 PM
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Views: 1,405
Posted By 911handyman
Although pex is not designed for outdoor use you...

Although pex is not designed for outdoor use you can always wrap in and insulation or bury a few inches down.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 06-04-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,838
Posted By 911handyman
Yes that will also work, if you have a siphon...

Yes that will also work, if you have a siphon spray gun with compressor
Home depot has rustoleum in a quart size just thin it with laquer thinner just enough to spray it. This is an single stage...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-04-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By 911handyman
Code these days are at least one every 6ft. And...

Code these days are at least one every 6ft. And one at least 12 inches from the corner.
There are more that you can't see.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-04-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,012
Posted By 911handyman
You can apply many finishes such as orange peel...

You can apply many finishes such as orange peel fine or coarse, knockdown light or heavy, skip trowel, or heavy skip trowel. or just float out the bad areas and go with a smooth finish.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-04-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,965
Posted By 911handyman
The only way to repair this is to remove the...

The only way to repair this is to remove the damaged siding and replace it with new. An option in this area is to paint the backside of the lower exposed portion or use jasco termin brown. JASCO...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-04-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,445
Posted By 911handyman
I found no gutter cover that actually works....

I found no gutter cover that actually works. Gutters are a maintenance item you just need to stay on it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 06-04-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,838
Posted By 911handyman
You need to use a better primer and paint go to...

You need to use a better primer and paint go to the automobile paint store. What is happening is the impurities in the or on the metal are affecting the primer.
Great primer and great paint= Success
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 06-04-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,726
Posted By 911handyman
Try using a better quality roller pad with at 3/8...

Try using a better quality roller pad with at 3/8 nap, also roll in a W pattern and cross hatch. This should do it. Let the roller do the work.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By 911handyman
Depends on if it gets cold there. If so i would...

Depends on if it gets cold there. If so i would not reccomend using pvc you can use a product called pex. PEX Information (http://www.pexinfo.com/)

This is the best product on the market, if you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,086
Posted By 911handyman
That drain most likley goes to the sump pump...

That drain most likley goes to the sump pump crock beneath the concrete. Should be ok to drain there. In a basement you need to have a floor drain in case of flooding or abundance of water for some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-04-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,526
Posted By 911handyman
We have seen this before the cause is pouring...

We have seen this before the cause is pouring when its too cold. What happens is concrete has water in it when temperatures drop below 32 degrees and freezes thats ok but the concern is when the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-31-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,516
Posted By 911handyman
Hello there it's not difficult the first...

Hello there it's not difficult the first calculation you need to make would be what would the total rise and run be. Cause you may not have the room to do this if inside. I will give u a link to a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-25-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,391
Posted By 911handyman
Use a good primer Benjamin Moore & Co....

Use a good primer Benjamin Moore & Co. (http://www.benjaminmoore.com/)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 07-25-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By 911handyman
How is the soil in the area, the house will most...

How is the soil in the area, the house will most likley not move. the only way to remedy the problem would be to pour concrete next to the footing all the way around the house using site built forms...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-25-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By 911handyman
as far as level goes make sure the floor is level...

as far as level goes make sure the floor is level before you even start. Buttering the back of the tiles is a lot of work if you have lots of uneven floor, better to level first.

The way to level...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-25-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,378
Posted By 911handyman
You could do this it just takes time, To do it...

You could do this it just takes time, To do it the correct way you need to find out where it will hit the roof- the rafters. Then you will need to take the foof back so that you can rest the rafters...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-01-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,420
Posted By 911handyman
You can try to install some cardboard shims,...

You can try to install some cardboard shims, thick card stock you will have to make them in the shape of the hinge behind the hinges try each one to see if it gets better. You can also try using...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-01-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By 911handyman
I don't see why you can't frame in a wall is it...

I don't see why you can't frame in a wall is it because of the door that will need to be framed in, or is it the existing window that you want to trim out. If so than you will need to build the wall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-25-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,378
Posted By 911handyman
Replacing this is fairly simple, locate damaged...

Replacing this is fairly simple, locate damaged section comes in 12ft lengths or the length of that section find the seams of the damaged section. Pry damaged section out pulling towards you not to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-25-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,225
Posted By 911handyman
Look at the link here they make great products,...

Look at the link here they make great products, for all your needs and the warranty is great.Carlisle SynTec single-ply membrane roofing systems and materials for the commercial and industrial...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-25-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,226
Posted By 911handyman
Hey there Trex is a great product to use on the...

Hey there Trex is a great product to use on the top for a finish look you either need to use a cement board, or hardi backer, if you want to tile. They also make a pressure treated 4x8 sheeting in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-20-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,250
Posted By 911handyman
Look for this to see if damaged or if you can...

Look for this to see if damaged or if you can adjust this is most likely your problem. It is called a limit switch visit the link. 41D3452 Lift-Master Limit Switch Assembly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-20-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,250
Posted By 911handyman
Have you tried to lubricate to screw drive try...

Have you tried to lubricate to screw drive try some wd-40 or lithum grease. Cold weather causes the springs to become stiff. As grease does the same. If that does not work check amps with a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-20-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,945
Posted By 911handyman
. Those 2x4's act as a bottom chord on a truss...

. Those 2x4's act as a bottom chord on a truss keeping the build plumb and level. I think you are trying to create a vaulted ceiling or A frame type with a door for upstairs is that correct. If not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 01-20-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,804
Posted By 911handyman
You are correct just go with plywood, unless you...

You are correct just go with plywood, unless you build it yourself most manufactures will just use the inexpensive hardware. Put your money where it counts.
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