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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-17-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By RocLok
Looks like this guy made his first post, asked a...

Looks like this guy made his first post, asked a question and then never came back to hear out replies... bummer.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-30-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By RocLok
Hello from Oregon

Hey,

I have enjoyed helping out on the House Repair Forum, and see this site was just created so here I am. I have remodeled my own houses flipped a few and have used many different paint...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-08-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By RocLok
Good plan to take it to the studs if you are...

Good plan to take it to the studs if you are planning a tile shower and radiant heat. I would even take up the floor around the toilet to inspect the drains, look at the shower drain, the sink...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 11-07-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,765
Posted By RocLok
Yes, you will want to remove the door, track, and...

Yes, you will want to remove the door, track, and the trim around the opening. You will have what is called a rough opening, that you will install the new door into. As mentioned before you can buy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-07-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By RocLok
If I understand you correctly, you are trying to...

If I understand you correctly, you are trying to swap the location of the fridge and the Washer / Dryer...

The issue is that the washer / Dryer need hot water, cold water, exhaust for the dryer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-11-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By RocLok
Thanks, Bites my tongue LOL. Fords are good...

Thanks, Bites my tongue LOL.

Fords are good trucks with not so good engines, Dodge is an ok truck that falls apart around the engine : )

That is why I am building the truck so it will last and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-10-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By RocLok
thread title

I tried to fix it but it still says Cummings... it is spelled Cummins can you change that?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-10-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By RocLok
Nice way to pressure me into another build thread...

Nice way to pressure me into another build thread LOL :-)

I will see what I can do here. I am already running 4 seperate threads and the website so it takes time to update everywhere.

Thanks...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-09-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By RocLok
My 39 Cummins Build

Photos of my truck resto at www.1939Cummins.info

Looks like there is interest on my truck I am building.

http://1939cummins.info/images/phocagallery/general/thumbs/phoca_thumb_l_39-side.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-08-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,462
Posted By RocLok
Sounds like a good plan, also the insulation...

Sounds like a good plan, also the insulation could be to insulate from the chimney cavity.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-08-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,146
Posted By RocLok
So the basic way a Reverse Osmosis filter works...

So the basic way a Reverse Osmosis filter works is that the water is pressed into the filter by incoming pressure, some clean water makes it through and part is sent to your drain as waste water. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-07-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,026
Posted By RocLok
That is an interesting predicament, from what I...

That is an interesting predicament, from what I am reading you do not really want to be involved in all the little questions but just want it done, done right and finished like an existing place.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-07-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By RocLok
Got to love loads to paint and years of gunk...

Got to love loads to paint and years of gunk holding it on. Good Job
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-14-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 34,869
Posted By RocLok
Because it is an interior door, the handles are...

Because it is an interior door, the handles are easier to remove or open. Using a thin piece of metal or the siding may be a good option it should push the catch so the door can open.

You may be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-14-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,637
Posted By RocLok
There may be a set screw, look for a small hole...

There may be a set screw, look for a small hole with a hex head inside, the set screw is like a screw but without a head. Generally they are on the inside door knob on the under side.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-14-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,546
Posted By RocLok
OK, I will take a stab at this, I have been to...

OK, I will take a stab at this, I have been to Florida but do not live there or understand everything about the climate.

So my thoughts are that you do want to seal up an attic especially in a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-11-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,461
Posted By RocLok
As illustrated in my post, it is both, but the...

As illustrated in my post, it is both, but the size of that deck and the material choice play into it alot.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-11-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,246
Posted By RocLok
If this is your first woodworking project, Oak is...

If this is your first woodworking project, Oak is a hard wood, meaning it is harder to sand cut and shape, it also means that it is more brittle. So if you try to screw into it without pre-drilling...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-08-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,461
Posted By RocLok
Like I said the $5k was cedar and a smaller one...

Like I said the $5k was cedar and a smaller one level deck. Much simpler
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-08-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,246
Posted By RocLok
From a Real Estate value a separate closed off...

From a Real Estate value a separate closed off dining room is becoming outdated and the open living space is more desirable. If you already have a place with a table near the kitchen, then you may...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-07-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,911
Posted By RocLok
I can not tell from that photo if that post (that...

I can not tell from that photo if that post (that had the base cracking out) is the railing or if it is a support for the roofing above. That would change my thoughts slightly.

So the next...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 08-07-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,461
Posted By RocLok
The decking material seems to be Brazilian Walnut...

The decking material seems to be Brazilian Walnut AKA IPE, it is a more expensive material but long lasting, hard wearing and it does not splinter much because it is so dense. It is very dense so it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-06-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,606
Posted By RocLok
No problem, you will be suprised it will cut...

No problem, you will be suprised it will cut through the fence almost as fast as the wood, but it will not buck back and hurt you the way a chainsaw would.

InspectorD, yeah, I love using fire to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-06-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,259
Posted By RocLok
Did the inspector give you an idea of life left...

Did the inspector give you an idea of life left on the roof? Were there any spongy or soft spots? Do you know if there is a different roof type under this one and lastly what year was the house...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-06-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,472
Posted By RocLok
Dadlilly, I am not a stone mason expert, but...

Dadlilly,

I am not a stone mason expert, but you should have success attaching your cement board to the studs. The wall may not be a bearing wall but looks to have been built properly. I would...
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