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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-17-2012, 06:49 PM
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Posted By WirePuller
Awsome thanks for the info guys

Awsome thanks for the info guys
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-17-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By WirePuller
I'm just glad it wasn't a poured slab, there is a...

I'm just glad it wasn't a poured slab, there is a footing there and then they poured the floor. Ya that's true, I realize getting this all done properly adds value to the house. Getting that retrofit...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-16-2012, 03:58 PM
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Views: 5,977
Posted By WirePuller
Ya I got an engineer coming, a guy my dad knows...

Ya I got an engineer coming, a guy my dad knows who does this kind of stuff came today and said I'll probably have to take out that whole extension and do it properly, but first he'd get his engineer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-15-2012, 08:40 PM
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Posted By WirePuller
The reason that crack is so big and straight is...

The reason that crack is so big and straight is because they added an extension to the poured concrete with block wall at some point. The water in that corner caused it to sink and cracked it good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-25-2012, 02:28 PM
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Posted By WirePuller
Found out my uncles brother-in-law is a...

Found out my uncles brother-in-law is a landscaper and he owns a mini excavator so I'll probably go with that if the price is right. Already planned on making sure there's going to be nothing in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-24-2012, 05:14 AM
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Posted By WirePuller
Thank you. Ya replacing the weeping tile is also...

Thank you. Ya replacing the weeping tile is also on my list, I can rent an excavator for $170/day.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-23-2012, 09:50 AM
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Posted By WirePuller
Home inspector came in after I purchased the...

Home inspector came in after I purchased the place (the bank requested it). He said it just needs a new footing and proper drainage away from the house. Once I tackle to drainage issue that's really...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-22-2012, 09:26 AM
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Views: 5,977
Posted By WirePuller
I've already committed to the house, and for the...

I've already committed to the house, and for the price I got it for compared to the price of others I can afford to throw some money at it. The location is pretty good and it has a basement apartment...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-21-2012, 01:56 PM
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Posted By WirePuller
Pouring a new footing

Bought my first house, was built in 1930. The previous owner either didn't give a damn or didn't know but the water messed up the foundation (poured concrete). The eavesdrop is broken at one point,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-19-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By WirePuller
All good advice above, if you know how to drywall...

All good advice above, if you know how to drywall and extend some wire you should have no problem centering that fixture and mounting. If you're not dead set on that and can still return the other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-11-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By WirePuller
Anyone ever try this stuff?...

Anyone ever try this stuff? http://www.radonseal.com/crack-injection/crack-filler.htm
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