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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-18-2008, 11:20 AM
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Views: 7,516
Posted By Scorask
Unfortunatly, no air tools here. I just finished...

Unfortunatly, no air tools here. I just finished a room in my basement and pre-drilled everything. Took alot more time but everything stays as placed.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-13-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,516
Posted By Scorask
FYI- If you do hand nail it it wouldn't hurt to...

FYI- If you do hand nail it it wouldn't hurt to pre-drill the hole.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-17-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,227
Posted By Scorask
Concrete Floor Question?

Hi everyone, I'm in the process of finishing a room in my basement, the floor is concrete which we have wall to wall carpet installed over. My oil line used to run was below the floor, after pulling...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-10-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,305
Posted By Scorask
That old plaster will just continue to crumble,...

That old plaster will just continue to crumble, its really hard to patch. If you look closley at the old plaster you will see hairs in it, they call it Horse Hair Plaster, at least where I come from...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-10-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,305
Posted By Scorask
Hi Rip the Jacker, I have an older house too,...

Hi Rip the Jacker, I have an older house too, built in 1925. I've been remodeling a room at a time and I would recommend removing all the old plaster and slat boards and starting fresh. Its hard work...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-06-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By Scorask
Two Woodworking/Remodel Questions?

Hi All, first is it true that using Spackle on wood work that is going to be stained/polyurethaned is the best option for a filler(nail holes, etc)? Also when installing a drop ceiling what is a good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 09-03-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,620
Posted By Scorask
Thanks to both of you for the quick responses and...

Thanks to both of you for the quick responses and good advice. Like I said it will only be temporary, 2-3 years. Any advice on how long it should be? Meaning should I start it 5' or 10' from the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 09-02-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,620
Posted By Scorask
Ridge Vent?

Hi all, I will be removing my chimney in a few weeks, thanks to a new direct vent boiler I no longer need it. Also it sits right in the middle of a room I am finishing off in my basement. Anyways, I...
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