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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-13-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,202
Posted By DaveyDIY
Your neighbors insurance company is responsible...

Your neighbors insurance company is responsible for the damage
Talk to your neighbor, then your insurance company
Once your neighbors insurance company realizes the risk they will force the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-27-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,548
Posted By DaveyDIY
This thread is 2 1/2 years old :rolleyes:

This thread is 2 1/2 years old :rolleyes:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-27-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,207
Posted By DaveyDIY
You can install new rope for the sash weights ...

You can install new rope for the sash weights
It involves taking the trim off & then pulling the window pane out
It's usually not that hard to do

Tutorial
Replacing Window Sash Cords Tutorial...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 06-27-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,769
Posted By DaveyDIY
Many of the insulation packages are sold in...

Many of the insulation packages are sold in different lengths
Some are in 4' lenghts - 10-11 per pkg
Some in 40' rolls
So it depends upon the Rvalue you want

Do you have a dirt floor or concrte...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-09-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By DaveyDIY
I bought a house from owners - bank agreed to a...

I bought a house from owners - bank agreed to a short sale
So I bought it well below what the bank was owed - $23,600
There was a $5 difference between my offer & the next offer
The other offer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-05-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By DaveyDIY
We've had a house at the end of the street that...

We've had a house at the end of the street that has been empty since last year. The bank has to go thru process & can't even list it for sale until almost a year has elapsed. 2 houses that were left...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-03-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,185
Posted By DaveyDIY
Where are you located that you need to go down...

Where are you located that you need to go down 10-15' ?

Or is that due to the slope of the land?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-03-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By DaveyDIY
My last house was from 1905 & much the same ...

My last house was from 1905 & much the same
Upon purchase the crawls pace was bone dry
Following years there was water
I started replacing the wood supports with steel

Water flow can change,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-03-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,519
Posted By DaveyDIY
Its called a dormer They vary in size & design ...

Its called a dormer
They vary in size & design

http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z141/gsorokan/1.jpg

http://www.co.lancaster.pa.us/lancastercity/lib/lancastercity/Dormer.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-30-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,025
Posted By DaveyDIY
I don't know as I would want a 15' tall structure...

I don't know as I would want a 15' tall structure supported by one post. Too much risk, especiialy if kids are up there
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 05-28-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,192
Posted By DaveyDIY
Yeah, I figured if it was widespread there woudl...

Yeah, I figured if it was widespread there woudl be more people reporting problems

Thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 05-27-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,192
Posted By DaveyDIY
Page/site can't be found Sometimes when...

Page/site can't be found
Sometimes when replying, sometimes after clicking on Quick link for Todays Posts. It's only happening on 2 sites using VBulletin. No other problems with other sites
Weird
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 05-27-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,192
Posted By DaveyDIY
VBulletin version in use?

I'm just wondering what version is in use
I'm on another site that uses VBulletin
I've been getting errors on that site, just had one on this site
Wondering if somehow its because I have both...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-27-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,164
Posted By DaveyDIY
I had the same problem with my house The...

I had the same problem with my house
The problem was worse since they poured the concrete patio after putting wood shingles on the house. The shingles were rotting out

Is you patio against cement...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-20-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,174
Posted By DaveyDIY
You could cut a piece of wood the same size &...

You could cut a piece of wood the same size & install it
Usually they say you need to remove all rotten wood
This can be tricky around a window - if you hit the window it can shatter
I would dig...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-18-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,532
Posted By DaveyDIY
Get local estimates Prices vary widely by area

Get local estimates
Prices vary widely by area
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-18-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,886
Posted By DaveyDIY
They are the same doors as 4 panel closet doors ...

They are the same doors as 4 panel closet doors
Instead they only have 2 doors & hinges on both sides
Big box stores have single panels in different designs
As does any good lumber supply
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-18-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,079
Posted By DaveyDIY
Actually depending upon the wood the 2x12's are...

Actually depending upon the wood the 2x12's are pretty close to being rated as a floor for a 20' span. It would be a bouncy floor. Once a beam is installed to cut the span in 1/2 the 2x12's will be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-17-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,079
Posted By DaveyDIY
The wall would need to be perpindicular to the...

The wall would need to be perpindicular to the roof rafters in order to be supporting them
But you could put a beam under the rafters- supported at that wall
Sizing would be up to an engineer based...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-17-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,348
Posted By DaveyDIY
Kitchen was very small, small window facing South...

Kitchen was very small, small window facing South
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y105/Daveywb/Construction/DSC00035-1.jpg

So I added a 16x16 sunroom & took down the wall
Slated to be finished...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-17-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,348
Posted By DaveyDIY
My kitchen is undergoing renovations ...

My kitchen is undergoing renovations

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y105/Daveywb/Construction/TempcounterMay08.jpg

Garage added, windows gone, some temp cabinets installed for more room
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-17-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,172
Posted By DaveyDIY
Oops, I didn't notice it was a repeat post ...

Oops, I didn't notice it was a repeat post
Actually the Inspector hasn't been to the house yet
I added a sunrom on the left which eliminated thoise 2 windows
One window is a closet, the other is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-17-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,079
Posted By DaveyDIY
Is there any support in the middle? 20' is...

Is there any support in the middle?
20' is around the Max for a 2x12 span
Without any support in the middle of the span I would say no
Interesting a flat roof in Alaska
I would think you would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-16-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By DaveyDIY
I don't think most people would get it (as 4wd) ...

I don't think most people would get it (as 4wd)
Some people chrome the covers just to make it look better
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-15-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,519
Posted By DaveyDIY
Hey, you said lots of pictures!! :D Very nice...

Hey, you said lots of pictures!! :D
Very nice job :clap:
We need to redo our kitchen - but no tthis year
So I stripped & I am repainting the cabinets for now
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