DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > Search Forums > Search Results




Showing results 1 to 25 of 46
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: tk3000
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-27-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
I have some lumber that can be used, and I also...

I have some lumber that can be used, and I also have a larger level to help in finding the right level. I happen to have a laser level too, but a basic type (I normally use it to cut drywall (so no...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-24-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
In order to, at least, improve the visual...

In order to, at least, improve the visual appearance I replace and reinforced the fascia board as follows:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3840/14738316272_c258035323.jpg


Reinforced with 2x4:...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-24-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
Yeah, that is very depressing... I have lived in...

Yeah, that is very depressing... I have lived in so called third world countries, etc, and never saw criminals stealing things like gutters, pipes, and house wiring.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-24-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
The house was vacant for about a year, and there...

The house was vacant for about a year, and there are criminal these days who steal even gutters in a house. On occasion of stealing the gutters, they broke the epdm membrane and from that point on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
Thanks for the insights, bud16415! Yeah, part of...

Thanks for the insights, bud16415! Yeah, part of the reason for me to want to work from below is that once I have a stabilized situation (no leaks) I still have a roof to protect everything. And...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
Given enough time, it all can be fixed. I need...

Given enough time, it all can be fixed. I need the roof up though since I can not do it all at once, and in the meantime I need to protect the house against the elements.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-24-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
I realize that it is not necessary drip edge, but...

I realize that it is not necessary drip edge, but more like a termination thing; I would never buy a typical drip edge to hold the EPDM in place. The one present is rusted, it seems that the roofers...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-24-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
Below are some pics: ...

Below are some pics:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3873/14735039372_3d46d34ffd.jpg

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2933/14735039462_72f88eb9b1.jpg
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-24-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
The need to possibly use shims is simply to level...

The need to possibly use shims is simply to level it and fill some voids. The depth of the voids would be max of 1/4 inch (also taking into account the floor and underlayment removed).

The place...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-23-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
Yeah, it is a flat roof indeed; an EPDM type of...

Yeah, it is a flat roof indeed; an EPDM type of roof. So using the term rafter was a misnomer, I assume. But a flat roof still have slope somewhat (1/8 to 1/4 of an inch) The point is that overall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-22-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
Does that mean that it is not necessary to aim at...

Does that mean that it is not necessary to aim at the spots with a joist. It does make sense considering that the screws designed to CBU are rather short.

But if the voids and gaps are not too...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-21-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
There are some very large nails which I assume...

There are some very large nails which I assume are nailed to the floor joists, so I would follow the pattern. But I can go down to the Hells Tunnel (craw space) and double check on that, actually I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
Most rafters are in good shape, only 2 or 3 are...

Most rafters are in good shape, only 2 or 3 are bad. I understand that some of the ceiling panels need to be replaced, but in order to remove the rafter from below I would need to remove many panels...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-21-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
The main source of the leak is patched but the...

The main source of the leak is patched but the thing was leaking for a very long time and so the fascia board is partially rotten and so are some portions of at least a couple of rafters. Since the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-21-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By tk3000
Roof & Celing water damage

Hello, I have a house which has three season rooms whose partially damaged EDPM roof. The fascia board is partially rotten and so are some of the rafters, so I am no sure how safe and sound it is be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-21-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
Awesome, I will make sure I do not do the dish...

Awesome, I will make sure I do not do the dish washer spot. I bought some utility shims (larger ones) to fill in the spots with missing wood, and since I don not expect it to be perfect I would use...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
Thanks for the response. The wood subfloor has...

Thanks for the response. The wood subfloor has missing parts (it has been delaminated), and thus I would like to fill it in with some material to even it out (at first I considered wood shims, but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By tk3000
Small Kitchen Floor Issues

Hello Folks,

I have a house built in the 50s whose kitchen has sustained some water damage with water trapped inside the subfloor, etc. After sometime and effort the plumbing issues was solved,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By tk3000
. Yep, I will give it a try. It has few...

.
Yep, I will give it a try. It has few scratches on its finishing due to navigating into this hole:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5532/14276263612_e6f73ca351_c.jpg

I remember that the first...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-25-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By tk3000
Thanks. Guess I will depend on the utility...

Thanks. Guess I will depend on the utility company to turn the water on and off at the curb. They have few curb keys to deal with that type of situation.

I also used pipe dope on all the brass...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-25-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By tk3000
After a while (renewing some of the cabinet wood...

After a while (renewing some of the cabinet wood panel/parts), I got the following setup which now only needs to be connected to the copper side of it:
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-16-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By tk3000
Once Upon a Time a Yoke

The old yoke is all out now:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2912/14221913513_b9801c1035_c.jpg

Everything seemed simple and familiar until I faced the black plastic water line pipe:
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-15-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By tk3000
Sure enough! I wish the knowledgeable utility...

Sure enough! I wish the knowledgeable utility worker who was here yesterday would be the one to show on at first (would have saved me lots of grief, aggravation and money). Amazingly enough he was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By tk3000
iUpdate

Well, today I decided to call the utility company in order to shut off the valve at the street level (curb side terrain) so I did not have to look for the right spot and buy a metal detector right...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By tk3000
Thanks nealtw. So, even if I shut off the water...

Thanks nealtw. So, even if I shut off the water at the streets and turn all house faucets on I am still going to have tons of water pressurized inside the pipes coming from the street. Actually the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 46