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December 6, 2013, 4:44 pm
Working on installing a new slab after digging down a basement ~2' in Chicago. The subgrade is comprised of very solid/hard clay. I have received quotes from a couple of concrete contractors for ... Read more »
September 26, 2013, 5:14 pm
We have a floor mounted oil boiler in an outside well ventilated store in Spain (1.1m x 1.1m with 1 wall fully louvred) and the 1000ltr oil tank in the adjacent store 1.1m x 2m again with 1 long wall... Read more »
August 24, 2013, 11:39 am
I have a very good Laser Level, although I feel the charger is faulty. I have replaced the Ni-Cad batteries also. Here are the specs. I would like to find one that would charge my Laser. Thanks, ... Read more »
August 22, 2013, 9:27 pm
Question: I have a well pump conected to one of those breaker that have 2 15 amp on the outside and 2 15 amp in the centre but connected together with a small metal rod, So they both move at the same... Read more »
June 12, 2013, 6:21 pm
On JD 5103 should the PTO clutch operating rod be adjusted to be longer or shorter if the internal PTO clutch is slipping? Read more »
May 23, 2013, 7:56 am
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May 9, 2013, 10:43 am
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May 4, 2013, 5:16 pm
A friend recently bought a house and the unfinished (not taped and mudded) drywall is bowed down between the trusses across the whole ceiling. I looke d in the attic and there is standard %30 batt... Read more »
April 14, 2013, 9:47 pm
I've heard that builders are starting to use glue exclusively instead of nails. I guess its a cost savings. The builder I visited last week said there were less than 100 nails in the home that he j... Read more »
April 3, 2013, 5:37 pm
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/03/how-a-doctor-discovered-us- walls-were-poisonous.html In a monthly column on the PBS NewsHour website, Dr. Howard Markel revisits moments that changed ... Read more »
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http://www.suzerain.co.za Suzerain (Pty) Ltd: Paving Moulds Create your own diy concrete paving, wall cladding and patio paving with our robust moulds. Do it yourself at a fraction of the cost of usi... Read more »
Here is a question I get asked alot, and I am not sure of the answer. We build houses in High Wind Zones often, largely on the Jersey shore. We frequently need to strap the peaks and the rafters to t... Read more »
Does anyone know the building code height requirement for outdoor deck railings, in New Hampshire and/or Massachusetts? I'm about to buy the lumber, and it might make a difference in what lengths I... Read more »
All- Any and all help is appreciated! I'm in the beginning stages of a home renovation project and just got preliminary pricing from a builder in a design/build firm. I'm a little confused about t... Read more »
I tried to 'skim coat' a floor-to-ceiling mid-century fireplace - red brick over concrete block construction. Here's what I tried without success (looked great for a few days then fell off): thin... Read more »
not sure if this is the right forum. i'm planning on installing a split air conditioning and heating unit in my attached 2 car garage (presently insulated but unconditioned/unheated). the side i'd ... Read more »
I need to raise a large 20 x 24 foot shed about 2 feet. I was built using 5-4x4 beams (should have been 6x6), 2x8 floor joists, and sits on 25 pads about 16 off the ground. There is no electric or... Read more »
------------------------------------- I have a river rock fireplace that is about 2 years old. I would like to clean it prior to sealing it, as some of the rocks have discolored. I collected these ... Read more »
Hello I am about to have my bathroom remolded. My wife would like to add a heater to the bathroom. The home has a forced air gas furnace and the batroom has a vent in it. We rarely turn the house ... Read more »
Hi all, Just need some advice on vapour sheets as well as laying the sub-grade. Anyway it has been raining a lot here in Melbourne (Australia) and the dirt was like rock before all this rain. The dir... Read more »