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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-27-2012, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Bster13
It was a question of bridging the gap between the...

It was a question of bridging the gap between the 40 grit and the 100/120 foam backed finishing discs. I went back to HD and found the foam backed 100/120 discs, but they were only hook and loop and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-26-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Bster13
Edger left white hazy/cloud after sanding on floors

Hello All,

New homeowner here trying to DIY my floors.

I used my Porter Cable random orbital hand sander w/ a rented U-Sand Pro: (http://www.u-sand.com/u-sand/professional-sander.aspx)

I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-15-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
haha, yeah this I know.... From Yahoo...

haha, yeah this I know....

From Yahoo Answers:
the pipes were old radiant heating pipes. and yes they were sometimes installed in attic ceilings.(your ground floor could be concrete making it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-14-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
I think you're absolutely correct! ...

I think you're absolutely correct!

http://www.heatinghelp.com/forum-thread/127971/Radiant-ceiling-in-plaster

Instead of trying to trace those lines, I should only need to crank the heat and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-14-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
Only other thing in the attic is the air handler...

Only other thing in the attic is the air handler for the central air, but the A/C has only been in the home for a few years, pipes look like they've been there for ages.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-14-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
Ok, the 1/2 "Ultralight" Sheetrock is up! But we...

Ok, the 1/2 "Ultralight" Sheetrock is up! But we have a problem...


So we cut holes for the recessed lighting in the kitchen, through the new drywall that was erected over the old popcorn...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-03-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
That is a question of mine as well... they are 2...

That is a question of mine as well... they are 2 x 10s, 16 on center I believe. A buddy says it's not like the ceilings joists are carrying the weight of people walking on them, they'll be fine. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-03-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
Actually another question I have is about about...

Actually another question I have is about about recessed lighting.

I purchased 5 of these:

"Halo 4 in. LED New Construction Recessed Lighting Housing"

And 5 of these:

"EcoSmart 4 in....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-03-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
I'm feeling more comfy with leaving stripping the...

I'm feeling more comfy with leaving stripping the popcorn from directly below the plaster, then nailing furring strips to the ceilings joist, then hanging 1/2in drywall to the furring strips, tape &...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-02-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By Bster13
Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster.....

Hello Everyone,

I'm a new to this game (have painted mostly as well as put up drywall on walls in new construction as well as small repairs). I'm tackling my first set of popcorn/stucco over...
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