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location Christchurch, New Zealand
age 42
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seen Jun 18 '13 at 9:04

Feb
10
comment Is super insulating exterior walls with rigid foam board insulation possible?
+1: Yes, we've used XPS foam sheets to insulate a concrete slab with stone pavers glued on the outside (pavers are also sitting on a sill for support and everything properly mortared in and flashed above).
Dec
5
answered Where can I find good resources on solar thermal backup options?
Aug
5
awarded  Yearling
Jul
30
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Jun
29
awarded  Critic
Jun
8
awarded  Enlightened
May
18
awarded  Nice Answer
May
16
answered Does bare drywall need to be primed before painting?
Apr
16
comment How do I improve Pergola Stability?
I would think some sort of diagonal bracing across the top of the pergola "roof" would help too; i.e. from one end of the beam attached to the house wall to the diagonally opposite post across the deck.
Feb
21
awarded  Teacher
Feb
21
answered Finishing drywall: How do I finish over screws that refuse to recess/dimple into the drywall?
Sep
11
comment Where should I place a stove master switch on an island?
I'm curious as to what your reasoning is for not putting it inside a cabinet?
Sep
11
answered Where should I place a stove master switch on an island?
Sep
7
comment How can I determine which outlets belong to which circuit?
Beat me to it, I was going to suggest simply turning one off too. ;-)
Aug
7
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