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  0 Thread: Moving a building
Post: RE: Moving a building

(05-15-2018, 06:33 AM)Baumholder Wrote: I don't expect this to be easy, but it will be slow and hopefully steady... :yes:   Also, since I didn't make it clear when I asked for help.  This project w...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 42 16,162 05-16-2018, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: ceiling covered with cement?
Post: RE: ceiling covered with cement?

(07-25-2016, 09:11 AM)bgosh Wrote: The backing you referred  to is called rock lath if I remember correctly. yes. rock lath. Skim coat of plaster over the top.
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 7 3,745 07-26-2016, 05:59 AM
  0 Thread: Sherwin-Williams sale frequency
Post: RE: Sherwin-Williams sale frequency

(07-20-2016, 08:23 PM)Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: I worked on many painting crews when I was younger.  I was also a painting contractor on the side for many years.  I have used many different bran...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 22 37,404 07-26-2016, 05:50 AM
  0 Thread: Natural Gas air conditioning???
Post: RE: Natural Gas air conditioning???

(07-21-2016, 04:50 PM)Robert Adams Wrote: There is such a thing.  It is soldered in line of the high side of the line set then has two 3/4 fittings for the water jacket. They work better on the olde...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 20 13,007 07-26-2016, 05:40 AM
  0 Thread: Air Conditioning a Moreton Steel Building
Post: Re: Air Conditioning a Moreton Steel Building

Myself, I would spend the money on insulation and air sealing. Lots of energy goes to condensing the water in the air, leaking air brings in more humidity. You have two tons available which isn't much...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 4 4,406 06-29-2016, 02:52 PM
  0 Thread: Any experienced trailer haulers?
Post: Re: Any experienced trailer haulers?

Right, that's why I error on the side of too much. I've had a skid steer push my dually pickup right off the road for the hell of it (did you know they have to be loaded backwards??).
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 6 4,737 06-29-2016, 02:49 PM
  0 Thread: Insulation quandry
Post: Re: Insulation quandry

Never met an architect that was overly knowledgeable about venting. My house has chases for air flow under the sheathing, then spray foam over that. That is what I would do too.
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 5 3,439 06-29-2016, 07:40 AM
  0 Thread: Painting before/after trim?
Post: Re: Painting before/after trim?

Need to define whether the trim is stained or painted. Painted trim goes on before paint, stained trim after. For painted trim, spray trim and ceiling first, then roll walls. No tape unless it's a tig...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 4 3,664 06-29-2016, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: Any experienced trailer haulers?
Post: Re: Any experienced trailer haulers?

Robert Adams said:At 3000 pounds you are required to have trailer brakes in MI. The squat is because there is too much tongue weight. Everyone here in tx has a truck and a trailer and it's scary how ...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 6 4,737 06-29-2016, 07:36 AM
  0 Thread: Air Conditioning a Moreton Steel Building
Post: Re: Air Conditioning a Moreton Steel Building

Need to know size.
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 4 4,406 06-29-2016, 07:32 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen overhaul is DONE!
Post: Re: Kitchen overhaul is DONE!

How did you install that dishwasher? Is that base in front of it?
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 10 6,411 05-05-2016, 02:52 PM
  0 Thread: Pink board insulation...???
Post: Re: Pink board insulation...???

This is what I did. Mechanical fasteners with tape over them to control moisture diffusion. The fasteners are only needed long enough to get the wall up, which is tight against the insulation to keep ...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 7 4,206 05-05-2016, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: Shop space in Burlington NC
Post: Re: Shop space in Burlington NC

Peter Tremblay said:[blockquote]Estrogen Hostage said:Box truck? What do you mean? [/blockquote]I mean what about setting up a shop in the back of something like an old u haul truck? It would be tight...
Estrogen Hostage Woodworking 12 10,231 04-22-2016, 11:49 AM
  0 Thread: Shop space in Burlington NC
Post: Re: Shop space in Burlington NC

Box truck?
Estrogen Hostage Woodworking 12 10,231 04-21-2016, 05:39 PM
  0 Thread: Pressure Drop at our faucets
Post: Re: Pressure Drop at our faucets

The delay could be cause from a thermal switch at the pump overheating from the above mentioned issues. My guess is waterlogged tank and/or a sticky switch.
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 2 4,651 04-13-2016, 12:31 PM
  0 Thread: Spray foam insulation applied to the underside of a roof deck?
Post: Re: Spray foam insulation applied to the underside...

My house is open cell with ventilation. It's sprayed right to the roof.
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 6 5,012 04-04-2016, 11:26 PM
  0 Thread: How to anchor flag pole holder in brick?
Post: Re: How to anchor flag pole holder in brick?

There should be a wall section to screw into behind the brick. I would get longer screws.
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 13 10,174 03-28-2016, 10:02 AM
  0 Thread: Skim coating a painted wall?
Post: Re: Skim coating a painted wall?

Never did anything differently. Normal trowel and normal mud. Put it on and sand when smooth. A power sander helps. Scrape the wall before you start. All those little flecks in the paint will be the b...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 6 5,588 03-28-2016, 07:45 AM
  0 Thread: wiring home network
Post: Re: wiring home network

I have the router itself on the first floor of my house, and have repurposed my old router as an access point in the basement. Without, it had poor signal down there. I also have an old access point t...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 8 3,789 03-28-2016, 07:39 AM
  0 Thread: wiring home network
Post: Re: wiring home network

Woodenfish said:[blockquote]Estrogen Hostage said:You say that like us bitter clingers don't have wifi at all. I prefer to have options. A 343 Mbps DOCSIS 3.0 8x4 cable modem with Gigabit ethernet and...
Estrogen Hostage Home Improvement 8 3,789 03-27-2016, 09:38 PM

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