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revised Moist sandy gravel between frost-proof monolithic slab and insulation. Is it going to freeze and expand?
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comment Moist sandy gravel between frost-proof monolithic slab and insulation. Is it going to freeze and expand?
It's waterproof but it has unsealed seams. The vapor barrier goes over the non frost-susceptible fill and under the concrete, so that mitigates that. That's another point I forgot to mention: the water in that sand is sealed in there for good.
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comment What is the laziest way I can build a non-structural, non-aesthetic cinder block wall to contain compost?
@BrownRedHawk It has been working out very very well. I'm glad I did it this way. No settling so far. I tapped it with a tractor the other day and took 3 minutes to fix it. The open dirt on the ground is great, earth worms have found their way through which is the best compliment mother nature could give my compost pile. That being said, I'm likely to add a second and third bay next spring. Not sure if I'm going to mimic this style of construction though. Rather expensive since I'm out of bricks.
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asked Monolithic frost proof shallow foundation, advice on the smaller details?
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comment Is it possible to use the ice maker on a refrigerator without a water supply line?
@DrewJordan hmmm carbonated ice sounds neat actually. As it thaws it could release bubbles. And it'd improve the surface area just slightly. And it'd be better to put in a blender because it'll be more brittle.
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revised What materials to use replacing a water damaged bathroom ceiling?
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