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  1. bud16415 replied to the thread What is my wall made of?.

    If you have gone that far you might as well do the last wall and finish all the drywall at once. Are you putting any foam insulation in...

    May 20, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  2. bud16415 replied to the thread What is my wall made of?.

    Looks like two coat full plaster over plasterboard. It was kind of a drywall product intended to be plastered over. The gap is where it...

    May 20, 2019 at 3:14 AM
  3. bud16415 replied to the thread How many folks use the energy saving bulbs?.

    I don’t know. I bought a dozen of the LED screw in bulbs a while back at a garden center I forget the exact lumens but they were to...

    May 20, 2019 at 1:31 AM
  4. bud16415 replied to the thread Cut off gate valves and pex...

    The first thing I would try is cut the clamping band and see if you can pull the old valve out and not shorten the PEX. Depending on...

    May 19, 2019 at 5:00 PM
  5. bud16415 liked voyager's post in the thread Solar Hot Water [SHW], maybe?.

    @bud16415, I've been thinking of doing something similar for our spa tub, with a coil on the roof of its pergola. We only use it for...

    May 19, 2019 at 4:52 PM
  6. bud16415 replied to the thread How many folks use the energy saving bulbs?.

    100% LED here now.

    May 19, 2019 at 4:47 PM
  7. bud16415 replied to the thread Solar Hot Water [SHW], maybe?.

    Far from an expert here, and our sunlight is nothing compared to what you get I’m sure. My nephew a few years ago put in an above ground...

    May 18, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  8. bud16415 liked swimmer_spe's post in the thread Angle of deck boards for best strength.

    The joists will be roughly 4 feet long, running perpendicular to the trailer. The deck will be in 4x8 sections so if it needs to be...

    May 17, 2019 at 11:44 AM
  9. bud16415 replied to the thread Brick Wall Opening.

    What is above and what is below? I’m a person that a great many times will advocate DIY approach to a structural problem. This is in...

    May 17, 2019 at 11:39 AM