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DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 08-15-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By chefman45887
they are minimal , and most condos apartments are...

they are minimal , and most condos apartments are not up to exact or soundproofing standards due to costs or cutting corners.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 08-15-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,608
Posted By chefman45887
with my house even with insulation on floor and...

with my house even with insulation on floor and knee wall, I installed 1" foilfaced foamboard with 2" roofing capnails and the foamboard caulking and aluminum tape. the heat or cold envelope pending...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-15-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,643
Posted By chefman45887
insulation(alot) ridge ventilation if not in new...

insulation(alot) ridge ventilation if not in new roof line. or louvered attic vents with power fan on each end of house. make sure you replace the darker looking insulation is has lost its complete...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-08-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
update- decided with cost incurred basement will...

update- decided with cost incurred basement will not be happening , house still will be lifted, had structural engineer come in to do a walk through, roof interior flooring/floorplan are 1st, brace a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-21-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
the house is single story,dimensions are ...

the house is single story,dimensions are 25'Wx48'L , had to replace joists in kitchen and bath , center support setup is crucial for any home especially when this one has to be lifted. how much...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-20-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
ty for the input Doug, The house is completely...

ty for the input Doug, The house is completely gutted, during this mild winter I have been replacing floor joists as well as sandwiched 3- 2x8 together the full length of the house in staggered ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-04-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By chefman45887
yeah they are 16 on center i'll go with the 3/4...

yeah they are 16 on center i'll go with the 3/4 osb tongue and groove is a no brainer glue and screwed
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-03-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By chefman45887
subflooring choices

3/4" plywood tongue and groove glue and screw it down or

the 3/4" premium osb T&G glue and screw it ?

which one is best to use?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-03-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
will do im about a year out needed input and...

will do im about a year out needed input and whatnot
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-03-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
i couldnt agree more i will take your words to...

i couldnt agree more i will take your words to heed to see what the house mover can quote me and have a structural engineer come in before the house lifter that way when i have everything braced i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
oh not in the least looking at a crew of 6-8...

oh not in the least looking at a crew of 6-8 people the crawl space in some spots has 6 foot already taken out by previous owner the very front of house has maybe 4 inches of clearance from bottom...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
well not only for a 8 ft basement but the grade...

well not only for a 8 ft basement but the grade of the middle of the road is level with my seal/sill plate on house. the lift from where it is now with the old to finish is only 2 1/2 feet.

i was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
Lifting on some hard yellow clay here ill go with...

Lifting on some hard yellow clay here ill go with the 6x6 , so the new 3/4" subfloor should be put in before a lift ? will get that figured in as well. i beams wont be bad just a matter of getting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By chefman45887
house lifiting

Hi,

I am new here for the most part, need input on a house lift. I have gutted the whole house out but the stick framing, no floors just interior walls side walls floor joists. I know the roof...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 01-05-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,189
Posted By chefman45887
well from the top of the knee wall to the peak...

well from the top of the knee wall to the peak of the house it has insulation that was put in before i purchased the home. but from looking at the links i have foamboard to install against the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 01-02-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,189
Posted By chefman45887
1920 built house help?

i have a cape cod with knee walls(knee walls have r-13) 2x8 ceiling joists knee walls with 5 ' height , 6 feet of room from knee wall tapering to drop walls which run down the wall joist as one...
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