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DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 06-09-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By chaluska
I have found a pretty affordible source for...

I have found a pretty affordible source for radiant barrier material, so im going to pick up about 2000 sq ft, and do that prior to the insulation, so i wont be rolling around in 12" of cellulose
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-09-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 62,557
Posted By chaluska
i grew up in a house where one person smoked.......

i grew up in a house where one person smoked.... a LOT. so much so that the walls were actually yellow.. maybe its me being forced to grow up in a house that way, but id go with pretty much any color...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-07-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,458
Posted By chaluska
the way the roof is leaking, is it something you...

the way the roof is leaking, is it something you could caulk?

Pictures definitely would help
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 05-31-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By chaluska
see, there is the issue, you had ALLLL of...

see, there is the issue,

you had ALLLL of that insulation done at once, so its impossible to tell if just the R-B backed plywood helped or not.

if you went from the original insulation, to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 05-31-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,675
Posted By chaluska
what type of metal did you make the frame out of?...

what type of metal did you make the frame out of? I can remember having difficulties painting galvanized steel before. the galvanization coating made it difficult for the paint to adhere smoothly.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-31-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,393
Posted By chaluska
are you trying to keep the old door instead of...

are you trying to keep the old door instead of replacing it?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-27-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,914
Posted By chaluska
+1 the deeper the better.

+1

the deeper the better.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 05-25-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By chaluska
Radiant Barriers, is it a sham? Logic inside...

Ive been looking into it, seeings as i'm going to have to do a lot of work in the attic, i would rather get all of the hot stuff done at once. I will be spraying in f-glass / cellulose insulation...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pools and Spas 05-24-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,930
Posted By chaluska
On our old outdoor spa, we used the thin...

On our old outdoor spa, we used the thin bubble/solar plastic cover, and it helped increase the temp of the water, it just doesnt look as nice as a leather hard top pool cover
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 05-24-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By chaluska
Yeah, ive messed around with rustoleum oil based...

Yeah, ive messed around with rustoleum oil based paint, and read to use veggie oil to remove excess.. worked on my skin..
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 05-24-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By chaluska
vegetable oil. i would suggest that, due to...

vegetable oil.

i would suggest that, due to leather is "practically" skin anyways, and its suggested to use vegetable oil to remove oil based paint off your skin.

unless you want to start...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-23-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,403
Posted By chaluska
http://imageshack.us/m/204/1582/walloo.jpg ...

http://imageshack.us/m/204/1582/walloo.jpg

have you thought about doing something like this?

obviously the MS paint version may not be to scale!

but some sort of brick wall to blend in with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 05-23-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,612
Posted By chaluska
we always called them rolly-pollies

we always called them rolly-pollies
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 05-23-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,475
Posted By chaluska
Suggestion for thickness of insulation.

Hello All, in a house im currently about to buy, the insulation in the attic is "literally" 2-3" thick, and in some spots it looks very loose. loose enough to see the sheetrock cieling above it.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 05-23-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,912
Posted By chaluska
as a new home buyer myself, that color would be a...

as a new home buyer myself, that color would be a turn off. yellow/golds are a thing of preferrence, i would have went with a more neutral tan/sand/white mix color. it would probably compliment the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-23-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By chaluska
a heat gun gets way hotter, so it would be a much...

a heat gun gets way hotter, so it would be a much better tool to soften that adhesive up
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