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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-04-2014, 11:42 PM
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Posted By mikefennel
thanks neal. just trying to figure out if i want...

thanks neal. just trying to figure out if i want to go ahead with taking a quarter of this room and turn it into a wash room.
would like to get the washer, dryer, and water heater out of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-04-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mikefennel
just a little progress...:banana: got...

just a little progress...:banana:

got drywall up on one side...
i used R30 for some serious insulation...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-01-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
framing done!! :clap:

framing done!! :clap:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-01-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mikefennel
framing done! :banana:

framing done! :banana:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-01-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mikefennel
wuzzat, the 2x4 worked great. had to jack it in...

wuzzat,
the 2x4 worked great. had to jack it in but got it to sit well and i just screwed it tight to the board in question....
i got the adjacent wall torn out and built back up under it all. its...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-01-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mikefennel
nealtw, cant really add more depth. the wall...

nealtw,
cant really add more depth. the wall continues to the right....i know there is a door there but were taking that out to make just one continuous wall.
im thinking of adding a little foam...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-30-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mikefennel
thanks wuzzat and nealtw. i showed some pics...

thanks wuzzat and nealtw.
i showed some pics to a friend who does framing. he told me dont cut the joist.
he thought that where the joist meets the top plate at the wall was not to bad and that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mikefennel
replacing termite eaten wood

im not sure how to go about this. the wood here extends outside to the eaves.
where it sits in the corner is very eaten away.
im going to sister a piece going all the way to the right to the beam....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-29-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
i got the beam and roof braced, tomorrow i pull...

i got the beam and roof braced, tomorrow i pull down the termite eaten wood and frame in new...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
here is my progress so far. i set up my jet air...

here is my progress so far. i set up my jet air filter while i took down the ceiling. i found that they did not get in to the joist beams. they did make mud tunnels between the 2 layers of drywall....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-28-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By mikefennel
ive seen a great tool called a cold fogger. you...

ive seen a great tool called a cold fogger. you can use it in conjunction with a mold killer. i dont think you have to buy a pro model. they sell less expensive cold foggers. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-26-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
ill continue the progress of my demo and...

ill continue the progress of my demo and reconstruction. im sure many of you will like to follow this.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-24-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
yes they were gassed... after the tenting i had...

yes they were gassed... after the tenting i had done a complete renovation on a bathroom and saw zero sign of them. im hoping the nest is what you see.
it is extensive.
as i said im dropping the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-24-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
omg!!! well im just going to worry about...

omg!!!
well im just going to worry about getting the proper paper product wrapped on and get my stucco back on...lol

lucky for me it unlikely to snow where im at.
and we would be more than...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
i agree. this goes to my concern where the garage...

i agree. this goes to my concern where the garage meets the new addition. there is a bad cracked between the two. i assume they just did not connect them well and the stucco failed.
would be good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mikefennel
termites damage after tenting

i have a section of my house between the garage and the addition done years ago from another owner.
im going to replace all the wood damage, that goes without saying.
im good with the framing, have...
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