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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-22-2009, 12:22 PM
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Posted By agedpaver
Exnay to the Garbage Dispossal, too much trouble

Personally I dont think people shld use a garbage dispossal. The easiest thing is to get rid of it. Let ur drain catch get the solid refuse and throw it in the trash, no need to tempt the drain to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-23-2007, 08:47 AM
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Posted By agedpaver
I'd recomend using a line-pin to chisle out the...

I'd recomend using a line-pin to chisle out the brick. Cutting the mortar is easier until you nick a brick next to the one your taking out, sometimes it's better to take a little more time rather...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-23-2007, 08:26 AM
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Posted By agedpaver
I'd be uneasy about using plywood under a shower...

I'd be uneasy about using plywood under a shower stall just because of the moisture risk. Seems to me that using plywood would be running the long term risk of rotting out and to repair it in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-12-2007, 03:47 PM
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Posted By agedpaver
Hello jl42. I'm not a plumber by any means but I...

Hello jl42. I'm not a plumber by any means but I am gathering info on adding plumbing in a basement preferably under my slab. I don't think sand is the way to go here, I have read in another article...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-28-2007, 06:23 AM
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Posted By agedpaver
Load Transfer

The knee wall sits on a triple joist that spans from the central and outside loadbearing walls. The framing looks to be a cross between platform and plank & beam construction since the exsisting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-27-2007, 08:02 PM
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Posted By agedpaver
Options

Would it be O.K. to shift the knee wall as long as it is still under both joists or install a header across the span of the knee wall?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-27-2007, 09:11 AM
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Posted By agedpaver
Loadbearing knee walls?

I am remodeling a 1943 1&1/2 story upstairs. It has kneewalls that I have been told are not loadbearing (by a buddy who is a relatively new contractor) but they appear to me to be supporting my roof...
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