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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 10-23-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,304
Posted By Bridgewater
Why would you wanna put shutters on a gable vent...

Why would you wanna put shutters on a gable vent were you can just have a removeable vent.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-23-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 18,339
Posted By Bridgewater
Ahaa Yes the big debate!! ROLFLMAO.

Ahaa Yes the big debate!! ROLFLMAO.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 10-23-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By Bridgewater
Around here that might cost you around $315 - 350...

Around here that might cost you around $315 - 350 a square with dimensional shingles.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 10-23-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,902
Posted By Bridgewater
My line of work The Paslode has always been a...

My line of work The Paslode has always been a time saver, a good friend and nothing in my way with the gas models.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-07-2006, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,693
Posted By Bridgewater
Sqaare Eye; I dont like to step on folks,But A...

Sqaare Eye; I dont like to step on folks,But A roof coating really aint the way to go on a flat with shingles. A quick fix can bring on Meany problems down the road.
First an inspector will not go...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-02-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,693
Posted By Bridgewater
Up here code says anything under a 3 1/2-12 pitch...

Up here code says anything under a 3 1/2-12 pitch cannot take shingles! We use torch down rubber roofing.
And any roof thats interior is heated has to have this thin rubber membrane called "Ice And...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 10-27-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,527
Posted By Bridgewater
I am having a hard time adding on to this so here...

I am having a hard time adding on to this so here goes:
Please make sure you have all your headers! Windows and Door fla$hing is in place and if you have a roof comming into a wall this has to be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 10-27-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,527
Posted By Bridgewater
I stand behind Glenn on this one, and get the...

I stand behind Glenn on this one, and get the siding started as soon as weather permits.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 10-22-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,912
Posted By Bridgewater
glennan- You aint kidding man! about them...

glennan-
You aint kidding man! about them safety glasses. Today I was finishing up a garage I was siding (side job) and was plugin up a window.
So im cutting back the wood siding so I can get a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 10-19-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,912
Posted By Bridgewater
I always use the cheep Black&Decker Piranha...

I always use the cheep Black&Decker Piranha 24carbide teeth for cutting into the unknowen! Its thick,cheep and will hold its shape.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 10-11-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Bridgewater
That's cool John I was wondering what them short...

That's cool John I was wondering what them short breaks are good for. LOL
Hey How big are the bird houses? I have also seen 3' 6" breaks might be cheaper for you than a 5'. You can go to any siding...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 10-09-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Bridgewater
Im just curious. Im a sider. Are you a roofer and...

Im just curious. Im a sider. Are you a roofer and want it for chimney and wall flashing?
other than that, I wouldnt do without a 10' 6" break
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-24-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,118
Posted By Bridgewater
Sounds to me like someone cut someone cut some...

Sounds to me like someone cut someone cut some corners not using Fanfold, and or tyvek.
If you want fome under your siding You want to look at your facia, rakes and window trim!!!
When I aluminum...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-20-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,005
Posted By Bridgewater
Rerod thats a new one. I see that as a good idea!...

Rerod thats a new one. I see that as a good idea! that brought back a house I seen a similar type of that drip edge on around here in the spring . My roofin days are over though thats for the young...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-19-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,005
Posted By Bridgewater
glennjanie; I think I have used of the product...

glennjanie; I think I have used of the product your referring to. I think Wolverine siding products makes it.
They call it ,Hide A Vent, and it's made to resemble that old beaded 2 1/2" wood soffit...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-18-2006, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,005
Posted By Bridgewater
Hay Square Eye this one aint no joke buddy...

Hay Square Eye
this one aint no joke buddy LMAO This one will cost her more than the roof it self. and she already got locked in and wants more than the cost of labor can aford. Mind you I have a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-18-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,005
Posted By Bridgewater
Ridge vent

I get asked often from home owners about gable venting and ridge venting for there roof.
I hear so many conflicting stories that I just tell them this; Ridge vent only works right if you have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-12-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,119
Posted By Bridgewater
Rerod did you get the job done yet and what did...

Rerod did you get the job done yet and what did you go with?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-12-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,827
Posted By Bridgewater
I bet up they got a torch down rubber roof up...

I bet up they got a torch down rubber roof up there. We have alot of them around here. In the old days they used Galv. steel, and we have striped alot off and replaced with rubber these days. Your...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-28-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By Bridgewater
LOL I thought the same thing at first.Aint it...

LOL I thought the same thing at first.Aint it nice to be free!!!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-25-2006, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,431
Posted By Bridgewater
Every one here has the right point. I have done...

Every one here has the right point. I have done two block houses and used 1x3 with liquid nail and a ram set with the right load. To strong and you just split the 1 by.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-24-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,023
Posted By Bridgewater
Will we do alot what you wouldnt do jobs and if...

Will we do alot what you wouldnt do jobs and if we were asked to put on a forth layer of shingles We Would Not Put Our name on it. That is the most stupid thing you could do. I bet the rafters are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-29-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By Bridgewater
Sgare Eye I know every trick you talked about...

Sgare Eye I know every trick you talked about with installing and then some. This one the, gables are canning on me and it is the house.
I saw alot of flaws in this house with the framing and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-29-2006, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By Bridgewater
Trim buckel

I thought I would bring this here cause I wanted see what Square Eye had to say.
I sided a house last December and it was a new const. job. Thing is all my Alum. trim is oil caning all around the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-27-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,751
Posted By Bridgewater
Hay folks for what its worth I know this...

Hay folks for what its worth I know this craftsman from a friendley site and Don the maker of these aint kidin! them are real MG emblems. Not only is he a craftsman, But ask him a guestion and I'll...
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