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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-18-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By Launchpad
Most mold jobs I get called to are not that bad....

Most mold jobs I get called to are not that bad. Most were probably not causing the occupants any issues other than the fact that they discovered it under a sink or something.

But, we do get a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-18-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,958
Posted By Launchpad
My ex wife was Canadian. I just couldn't handle...

My ex wife was Canadian. I just couldn't handle being on the recieving end of domestic abuse.

http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa275/LAUNCHPAD9650/5e4uql5ps9.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-18-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,041
Posted By Launchpad
I get one or two of these a month remodeling...

I get one or two of these a month remodeling houses. Nestor is absolutley right about the padding. Every time I see Lime green or Orange shag anything, I know without a doubt, that some tree hugging...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-16-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,189
Posted By Launchpad
I'd go with the green board. Hardie Back would...

I'd go with the green board. Hardie Back would probably be best because of the moisture- but Green board (Green Drywall) is designed for high moisture enviroments, like bathrooms, and should hold up...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-16-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,192
Posted By Launchpad
Tried to PM you but your box was full. My email...

Tried to PM you but your box was full. My email is

rossknotts@gmail.com

The rest of ya'll just ignore that, unless you want to talk dirty about roofing or something....:rolleyes:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 07-16-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,707
Posted By Launchpad
Stanley 25' They seem to last me longer...

Stanley 25'

They seem to last me longer than the others. I like the idea of the 35' Fat Max, but nowadays if I'm measuring anything over 12' I'd just as soon grab the laser measure.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 07-16-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,237
Posted By Launchpad
I go exclusivley now with Millwaukee. Mostly...

I go exclusivley now with Millwaukee. Mostly because my old man almost disowned me when I bought an 18v Ryobi Lithium. Made the holidays really freaking miserable.

I do like the Dewalts and hands...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-16-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,192
Posted By Launchpad
I definitely want some. The one that marks the...

I definitely want some. The one that marks the screw head is what I would buy a bucket full of. I rip so much drywall at work that knowing where I can dig out a screw head to pull full panels would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-15-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By Launchpad
If there is any mold present, they should not...

If there is any mold present, they should not have ANY fans in there. A dehumidifier and a air scrubber until the mold is removed. Those are the guidelines as outlined in IICRC. (Institute Of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-15-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By Launchpad
Yeah, I agree with the inspector. It looks like...

Yeah, I agree with the inspector. It looks like your surveymaster meter was maxed out. That's going to be a nice little mold job in a few months....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-15-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,192
Posted By Launchpad
That is a great, and simple, invention. Those...

That is a great, and simple, invention. Those would save me a lot of time, money and cussing. Are they available for sale now?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-15-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,027
Posted By Launchpad
That's very fixable. Rip out and replace the...

That's very fixable. Rip out and replace the Sheet Rock and your back in buisness. If you find anything else that looks like the picture below, ya might want to find another house......
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-15-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,282
Posted By Launchpad
If you can call the insuarance company and file a...

If you can call the insuarance company and file a claim. Best way to go would be a mitigation company. But this is DIY so damn the torpedos!!!

1. You do not need to replace the sub floor. The only...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 07-15-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,115
Posted By Launchpad
I have installed a few of these and so far the...

I have installed a few of these and so far the paint has held up very well. Actually the paint helps with the static that will attract all the dust in the room to the plastic if it's left bare.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-07-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By Launchpad
Black with gold pin strip

Black with gold pin strip
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-07-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,594
Posted By Launchpad
We started recycling this past summer. Prior to...

We started recycling this past summer. Prior to that it was the old splash of gas in the 50 gallon drum full of plastic and batteries.

For me, going green has to be efficient, economical and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-06-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Launchpad
Why do you think I joined the military?...

Why do you think I joined the military? :banana::beer::usa::D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-06-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Launchpad
The Canucks did alright in my book. It all...

The Canucks did alright in my book. It all depends on individual units and how they are trained/ led. I enjoyed working with the Canadians and the Australians. The majority of British guys I dealt...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 12-06-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,936
Posted By Launchpad
Mine is a 16 gauge angled finish nailer. I think...

Mine is a 16 gauge angled finish nailer. I think that is the only one in that series that they make.

I do recomend the angled nailers. It comes in real handy when doing corners and tight spots!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-06-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,884
Posted By Launchpad
I also wanted to add that dead mold is just as...

I also wanted to add that dead mold is just as dangerous as live spores. The mold is still toxic and any of it that gets airborne will still cause you problems, which is why the mold has to be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-06-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,884
Posted By Launchpad
First of all the mold has to be removed. If you...

First of all the mold has to be removed. If you have Drywall- cut it out and trash it. Bleach will not do much for you. It will kill some mold and make it look like it has disappeared by blonding it....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-06-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Launchpad
Jerry Springer, George Bush, The Olson Twins- We...

Jerry Springer, George Bush, The Olson Twins- We have had our struggles as a country with our perception to the rest of the world.

But there are some redeeming qualities we have offered to the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-06-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 35,106
Posted By Launchpad
Now that is some serious insulating! I'd be...

Now that is some serious insulating! I'd be tempted to make my family live in the garage to save some mony on heating with the engine of my F250!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 12-05-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,936
Posted By Launchpad
Yep, you need the cartridge and the battery...

Yep, you need the cartridge and the battery working together.

I've never had a "Spark" and I don't expect it to ever do that. As for the wife, you could tell her the truth that it is a very safe...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 12-05-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,936
Posted By Launchpad
No the battery and cartridge work together. You...

No the battery and cartridge work together. You press the tool into whatever you want to nail and a second later the cartridge expels enough gas to drive a piston into the nail head to the desired...
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