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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 02-05-2008, 09:39 PM
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Posted By OLDummy
Sorry 'bout that! Remember I'm the old dummy. ...

Sorry 'bout that! Remember I'm the old dummy.

By composition I mean products like Hardie and others that are a wood/laminate/masonary(?) "man-made" panel. OR.. a better wood panel. Anything but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 02-05-2008, 08:21 PM
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Posted By OLDummy
UHHHHH???? We seem to be running around in...

UHHHHH???? We seem to be running around in circles guys. I don't plan to insulate on the outside! And there is paneling on the inside so hopefully the "fur" strips under it are "secure?"!..... so I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-28-2008, 03:08 PM
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Posted By OLDummy
How do you intend to secure the 2x4's - that is...

How do you intend to secure the 2x4's - that is my main concern!

Terry
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-28-2008, 12:51 PM
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Posted By OLDummy
We're still trying to determine the best way to...

We're still trying to determine the best way to go!

This block seems to be very "brittle".. will shatter quite easily whether nailed or pilot-screwed. I'm leaning toward gluing siding directly to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-02-2007, 12:31 AM
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Posted By OLDummy
Thanks guys.. Glenn I'm with you.. in fact...

Thanks guys..

Glenn I'm with you.. in fact after talking with our man @ HD he suggested just glue period.. especially since this is "old" block [ mid-60's.. ALL hollow.. I know because where there...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-01-2007, 09:32 AM
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Posted By OLDummy
I've been told to "fur" with 1x3 first.. foam...

I've been told to "fur" with 1x3 first.. foam insulate between.

I've also been told that a "22" nailer will shatter the block! So you ( and others ) are suggesting screw/glue fur into block and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-01-2007, 08:25 AM
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Posted By OLDummy
Install siding on cinder block

We have a 40 year old cinder block house to put siding on. Am looking at 'barn siding' in 4x8 sheets.

What's the best way to install? Furring strips - nailed or screwed, etc???

Thanks...
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