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





Showing results 1 to 9 of 9
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: ChrisM
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 06-27-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,928
Posted By ChrisM
Re: Insulating from outside

I'm about to start a similar project only the house was built in 1987. The kitchen is very cold in winter and after cutting a hole in the sheetrock I know why! The insulation was just put in, not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-13-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By ChrisM
Question concerning whole house humidifier and type of duct

I want to install an Aprilaire 400 by-pass humidifier in a system that has a fiberboard supply line and a metal return. The house was built in 1987 and we bought it in 2008. I changed the return line...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 07-24-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,395
Posted By ChrisM
Well it's been over two years and the floor is...

Well it's been over two years and the floor is still stiff and strong! Post the pics I'd like to see them.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-30-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,395
Posted By ChrisM
First let me thank everyone for their very...

First let me thank everyone for their very knowledgeable replies and for taking the time to post them!

My initial plan was to plywood just one side of each truss with 5/8 ply. The engineer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-28-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,395
Posted By ChrisM
I did get a building permit for the job detailing...

I did get a building permit for the job detailing everything as I wrote in the initial post. I have to get approval from the building inspector for the framing which will mean it is up to code and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-28-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,395
Posted By ChrisM
Thank you very much for taking the time to post...

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your very detailed reply! I have spent many sleepless nights worrying I did the wrong thing and really messed up my house. Not mention how I was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-27-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,395
Posted By ChrisM
Thanks for your help on this and welcoming me to...

Thanks for your help on this and welcoming me to the site.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-27-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,395
Posted By ChrisM
The engineer didn't detail anything for me. I...

The engineer didn't detail anything for me. I presented my idea for stiffening the floor trusses and originally I was only going to put ply on one side but he said to do both sides and said it was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-27-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,395
Posted By ChrisM
Floor Truss Goof

I thought I was approaching this project wisely by paying a strutural engineer 350.00 to consult on the project. After he came to the house and saw the project in person he advised I could box in...
Showing results 1 to 9 of 9