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Apr
24
comment Can I install insulation on the ceiling of an old unfinished basement?
That stuff is like three times the cost and has mixed reviews. I have pondered it, but decided against it personally.
Apr
22
answered PVC lubricant for pipe and fittings
Apr
22
comment Is some condensation on bathroom walls safe?
Isn't it a good thing to see the condensation forming on the paint as opposed to getting through the drywall and condensating on the vapor barrier?
Apr
21
comment How can I make the underneath of an outdoor playset usable and not a mudpit?
I saw soft composite stepping squares at the home center last weekend.
Apr
21
comment Is some condensation on bathroom walls safe?
Aren't most suburban homes built with drywall around the shower enclosures?
Apr
20
asked Is some condensation on bathroom walls safe?
Apr
7
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Mar
16
comment Where do I need to insulate my house to help avoid ice dams?
I have a cap cod which had ice dams in two overhangs. Once I added soffit vent to pull cold air through that area, I haven't seen an ice damn since.
Mar
16
comment Can I cover junction boxes in the attic with insulation?
I used those Tyco splices originally, but I replaced them with metal junction boxes and hung them on the underside of the roof rafters. The insulation job was a whopping pain in a cape cod.
Mar
14
awarded  Notable Question
Mar
2
awarded  Famous Question
Feb
26
comment How do I rehang a wooden door with worn screw holes?
The toothpick in a stripped wood hole is one of the greatest all time fixes. I keep a certain shape of toothpick around the house just for this purpose.
Feb
9
awarded  Famous Question
Jan
21
comment What equipment could I use for digging out a basement after the house is built?
This requires underpinning. Major work.
Jan
20
awarded  Popular Question
Jan
8
comment Will new bottom plates in basement allow radon penetration?
I've sealed on the cracks in the slab and the sump pump, and then installed my own radon system a year ago. My fear is that these holes will nullify it. maybe if I drill the holes, then put sealant in them, then screw...
Jan
7
asked Will new bottom plates in basement allow radon penetration?
Nov
28
accepted Is sealing via tape necessary for knee wall foam board insulation.?
Nov
26
comment Is sealing via tape necessary for knee wall foam board insulation.?
I'm not too concerned about moisture. I have a vapor barrier on the backside of the drywall. I am more concerned with making sure I get the best insulating performance out of the batts and the foam board.
Nov
22
asked How much heat loss through bathroom fan vent?