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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-16-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,609
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Primer Pulling Off

OK. We redid our powder room. All new drywall. We wiped the dust off of the walls prior to priming with towels. Used many towels until no more dust was showing on the walls and the towles were no...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-29-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Carving Drywall

I am hanging 1/2" drywall in my 1st floor powder room. Between 2 studs is a forced air duct that goes to the 2nd floor. It sits flush inside the stud wall except toward the bottom where a seam is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-29-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Thanks! Do I need to leave any sort of...

Thanks! Do I need to leave any sort of "expansion joint" for the 3/4" plywood? I will be using only 2 small sections (roughly 2'x3') with a seam down the middle of the room....this will run...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-28-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Thanks! Next question. The 3/8" subfloor that I...

Thanks! Next question. The 3/8" subfloor that I mentioned goes under the wall plates. On one side of the room, the joist is located back under the wall plate. The next joist out is about 14"- 15"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-05-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Subfloor

Remodeling my 1st floor powder room. Gutted everything. The floor is 3/8" plywood subfloor. Wall plates etc built on top of that. Then there is a layer of 3/4" particle board. On top of that was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 08-24-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Thanks for all of the info! My last...

Thanks for all of the info!

My last question would be how does one drop an electrical line down for outlets and/or switches on the wall? Can I just "carve out" a small section of the foam and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 08-22-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Insulating Basement Walls

I want to insulate my concrete block basement walls with foam board insulation, and use furring strips to install paneling. My question is

1) Iinstall the furring strips 16" on center and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-17-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,950
Posted By Forever_Remodeling
Gutters Gutters Gutters

My gutters are sloping back toward the fascia. I put a level under the gutter and it confirmed this. The fascia, in theory, appears perpendicular to the ground, but in reality it isn't. Placing a...
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