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May 9, 2013, 10:43 am
Xposted alt.building.construction - alt.home.repair. OT for a.h.r. I read a number of news sites on the web, one of which is aljazeera America. It's mostly American News. I found this story abou... Read more »
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 »
March 31, 2013, 8:17 pm
I am buying a house in NJ which has an outdoor heating and cooling unit I g uess its like a heat pump and I think it was at least partially under the o cean or bay or whatever during the hurricane... Read more »
March 18, 2013, 8:15 am
I do hope that I'm posting in the correct newsgroup - my apologies if I'm not! Here's my problem:- As part of the fascia (if that's even the right word) at the front of our 1930s built ... Read more »
March 13, 2013, 12:08 pm
I was just playing with an app called TilePro for the iPhone. It's just a simple app that gives you a starting point for setting your tiles when you want to end up with equal tiles at the walls. Lo... Read more »
February 19, 2013, 3:34 pm
I am having a vendor acid wash some large rectangular concrete stepping stones. They look great, but when it rains they are a little unstable. Is there any chemical sealer that can be applied to ... Read more »
February 13, 2013, 3:31 pm
I am in the process of designing a deck for my house in the spring. It will be a somewhat complicated design, aka expensive. I would love to use cedar deck boards, but as they are more than twice... Read more »
January 24, 2013, 7:41 pm
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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 »
I live in Colorado, and a few years ago had a bamboo floor installed in my kitchen and living room, and have been very disappointed. Despite the whole-house humidifier attached to the forced air heat... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
------------------------------------- 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 »
Hi all, I'm doing some bathroom rebuilding, and I'm trying to get a better understanding of the steps involved. If anyone sees anything miss, could they please shout out? thanks in advance! It's a... Read more »