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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    So been a few weeks of hard labor but starting to make progress… dug down and filled cracks in foundation with poly and added an...
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    pbellamy reacted to mabloodhound's post in the thread Leaky and rotten siding with Like Like.
    Yes, but make sure you have a watertight seal between your tar paper and the metal window before you add the top frame.
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    pbellamy reacted to zannej's post in the thread What did you do today? with Like Like.
    So, I didn't get to go to my friend's house bc my mother was being petty and didn't want me to go anywhere today for some unknown...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread What did you do today?.
    I fixed the refrigerator… cost me some elbow grease and a $100 door seal… fingers crossed as it’s a $10k replacement and I’m not...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    So a quick progress update… I’m currently putting cedar shiplap up. Going for 4inch horizontal as it will match the fences I’ve...
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    pbellamy reacted to Flyover's post in the thread What did you do today? with Like Like.
    Zannej, I almost said take a screenshot instead of a photo then remembered the lines wouldn't show up that way. 🤣 I've decided to...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread What did you do today?.
    I’m drowning but it’s a happy drown. I currently have projects all over the house. One thing has led to another. My wife wanted to...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    Yeah, I’ll be laying rough down until I have the whole area dropped… compactor rental is a really good investment especially for such...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    Yea excellent. I’ve separated out the rubble and layers of gravel, sand, earth as well as small and large concrete. My intention is to...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    Yea right now my plan is to use railway ties as a cap and block pave (replacement patio) to match the work I’ve done at Hyde back of the...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    Ha! I don’t have 20 scouts available but I have managed to clear and separate the rubble so far… and yes Tylenol is a majorpart of...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    Thanks for that! All super helpful… so here’s where I am today. (See pics) I’ve dug out EVERYTHING to below grade. By dug I mean...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    So here’s the plan… im super pleased I took out the concrete beam. I could not have removed the rotten siding and plywood with it in...
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    Great questions… I’m assuming it’s a non starter… I’m just dreading digging out the patio to the right grade…
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    pbellamy replied to the thread Leaky and rotten siding.
    OK busy day… I took off a large section of siding and a 4 x 8 ply board. I also decided to lose the concrete beam as it was bugging...
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