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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-21-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,254
Posted By nukes00
Hey Greenlight, can we get an image of a little...

Hey Greenlight, can we get an image of a little more area, to include the configuration of aluminum there on the left?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-20-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,599
Posted By nukes00
VR4, Here is an option if you can't find an...

VR4, Here is an option if you can't find an expert to help.
Outdoor Rot-Wood based epoxy products to repair and resist wood rot. (http://www.rotdoctor.com/house/Houtdoor.html#beamandjoist)
What...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-20-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,254
Posted By nukes00
Hello Greenlight, Here is a link that describes...

Hello Greenlight, Here is a link that describes how to assess the condition of your wood. The penetrating epoxies are generally for the worst cases. If you find that you are treating structural...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-19-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 23,517
Posted By nukes00
Edlank, While rubbing elbows with the rich, who...

Edlank, While rubbing elbows with the rich, who were not so famous, for a few years; I managed to see first hand what a reverse osmosis water treatment machine could achieve. Ocean water made...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-19-2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 43,967
Posted By nukes00
Thanks Nestor, I'll try the dry cleaning.

Thanks Nestor, I'll try the dry cleaning.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-19-2009, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,686
Posted By nukes00
Pearl White GT, A pale golden yellow will accent...

Pearl White GT, A pale golden yellow will accent nicely, you don't want too bold a color with the moving picture machine on the wall. Nice layout btw.
As big as Texas is, why is the fence so...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-18-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 43,967
Posted By nukes00
Ummm, GBR

How do you keep the water warm for the time it takes the caulk to cure?
Is it OK to caulk finger tips and toes so they won't wrinkle?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-18-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,997
Posted By nukes00
As Handyguys stated, a macerator system is used...

As Handyguys stated, a macerator system is used for the septic or waste lines while a sump pump will be used for water. If you combine the sump water to the septic, you run the risk of soggy leech...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-18-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,925
Posted By nukes00
Stanigator, you might need 3 or 4 inches of water...

Stanigator, you might need 3 or 4 inches of water depth in order to run your diamond pump, without running it dry. Cavitation will occur when air is sucked into the impellers. That could cause over...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-18-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,161
Posted By nukes00
Cork was used as an insulation until the late...

Cork was used as an insulation until the late 60's early 70's in industrial applications. Most often in refrigeration situations. To the best of my recollection, never more than 3" thick, unless...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-18-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,103
Posted By nukes00
It really makes the room appear longer, when it...

It really makes the room appear longer, when it is white.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-18-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By nukes00
Looks like it was a badly finished foam...

Looks like it was a badly finished foam insulation product. Too much foam was injected, resulting in the formation of the bubble, and the drips and runs on the siding were caused by carelessness, or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-18-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,132
Posted By nukes00
If you can see that the bricks are crumbling, and...

If you can see that the bricks are crumbling, and the mortar will fall out when you scrape it with your fingernail, the useful life of the brick and that of the mortar have reached their limit. It...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-18-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,648
Posted By nukes00
Ya might try PL375.

Ya might try PL375.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-18-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,024
Posted By nukes00
"A picture is worth a thousand words"

"A picture is worth a thousand words"
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-18-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,192
Posted By nukes00
Looks good! You might be able to stack red brick...

Looks good! You might be able to stack red brick around it just leaving an inch or so air space so the brick won't get too hot and pop, to dress it up in the yard. Might want to try a good hot fire...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-18-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By nukes00
Is the vibration coming from the furnace coil...

Is the vibration coming from the furnace coil mounting? Could be a loose screw. Is is from the furnace motor? Could be a bearing going bad. Are the pipes insulated and hung tight? Might have a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 05-18-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,201
Posted By nukes00
Hey numbersguy, It sounds like you got it in one!...

Hey numbersguy, It sounds like you got it in one! Since the sound of the pump gets louder when the water has been pumped out, yes you are dry pumping! That should not be a problem with this type of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-18-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,333
Posted By nukes00
Magnolia44, If you do find it possible to...

Magnolia44, If you do find it possible to insulate and re-stucco, Make sure the R value of the insulation will be high enough to warrant the cost of the work. I would think that in Denver, you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-18-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,271
Posted By nukes00
Obajaj, You might be missing something with your...

Obajaj, You might be missing something with your system. I know little about how AC and heating systems interact, but I do remember having a house that had the AC coils mounted in the ductwork ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-18-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,510
Posted By nukes00
Oh Tomearly, If you think the shingles are...

Oh Tomearly, If you think the shingles are indeed asbestos, please be careful! Much like cigarette smoke, it can getchya! Mansville, NJ was a hot spot for asbestos products.
Good luck to you,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-18-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,205
Posted By nukes00
Backyard Floods!

Kittykat, You must stop the water from reaching the foundation, that is imperative! Think of yourself, not as the little Dutchman with his finger in the dike.
If you construct a surface channel ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-18-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,748
Posted By nukes00
Mertyl, After you have had your schooling on the...

Mertyl, After you have had your schooling on the base, look overhead and think about what the rain/water could be doing to cause some problems at the foundation, and fence. A rain leader, or gutter...
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