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Any recommendations for those of us that are still running windows XP.
I have not actually built one but I am designing a kitchen remodel and I am considering using a roll out system. So far, the only hardware that I have found is by "Hafele", pronounced hafla. It's...
03-29-2014, 05:44 PM
You only mentioned expansion. Don't overlook contraction. Ever bit as big a problem.
Thanks Tom. It looks as if the connections to the heating element is good. I can't see a break, but how could I check for a break in the element itself? Since the element is made of high resistance...
I have an older Nutone heat / vent unit that everything works fine except the heating element.
Any suggestions how I might diagnose the problem. There is a small 1/2'dia. x 1/2 cylinder that is...
03-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Is this new or existing construction? What size and type of joist(lumber/I joist) will you be hanging off the steel beam? Simpson Strong Tie makes top flange hangers that eliminate web fillers if...
This is probably a long shot since this is existing construction, but could you drop the floor of the shower so that you do not need a curb?
Or could you reduce the thickness of the wall opposite...
02-28-2014, 05:56 PM
I think I know the answer before I ask it, but nothing ventured nothing gained.
An older deck, not well maintained, constructed with PT 2x6 yellow pine lumber. As to be expected the decking...
I've got 3 recessed 6'dia. eyeball spots and have not found any cfl spot lamps. At least not at the box stores. Is such a item available?
I have not checked into halogen or led. Halogen run hot...
01-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Client has a large area of mirror that has some metal trim strips that was recently applied with double sided tape. The tape has a thin form core.
How it the best way to remove the taped on trim....
I won't be involved in any demo / clean-up etc. My client just was asking what I knew about mold and I told him that I would see what I could find out. I have passed along what I have learned here....
Thanks Thing. Excellent reply. Just what I needed. SCC
A longtime client's daughter had a hot water line failure in the crawlspace of her home. They had a plumber make the repair.
It flooded and thoroughly wet a large area of the floor decking and...
11-20-2013, 12:48 PM
I have about 80 Lin. Ft. of 4"x12' faux (none structural box) beams that will be totally exposed to the elements. North central Texas.
How do I weatherproof them so that moisture does not get into...
11-15-2013, 11:24 AM
I'm sorry to disappoint you, but it really works quite well. My client is not compaining about a smoke problem.
Obviously one does not need to run the fan at maximum CFM. With the variable speed,...
11-14-2013, 12:50 PM
Charlie. I did one a couple of years ago. 12'x20' open two sides.
Required larger hood and fan normally used for indoor kitchen.
Briefly. Had hood made at local SM shop (48"x24") with filters,...
11-04-2013, 05:54 PM
Sounds as if this is over and above that required per code? If the number of bolts you have already installed have been inspected and meet code, why do you need to have any additional bolts...
11-01-2013, 02:39 PM
"In my experience wealth or the proximity to it is a strong entitling factor"
Maybe this is this explains poor rednecks voting republican. Makes them feel like they are one of the rich and famous.
Thanks everyone. At least now I know that's it's not personal, like bad breath or something. :>)
m beezo. I check the site daily, but no I don't always log in. I don't shut down but maybe once a week. I always have to log in when posting and sometimes to open some post.
I just thought "Remember...
I have no idea where this should be posted but:
Can anyone tell be how I can be remembered. I really do get tired logging in all of the time. I have been a member since 2004. Makes one feel...
09-24-2013, 02:58 PM
I doubt that you will get much help here as the site is for professionals in the building trades only.
Your statement as to getting and engineer involved is right on. You might also get an...
08-28-2013, 05:30 PM
HVAC pro's.? Wait until you see the HVAC equipment and ducts in an unconditioned attic where the temp's can exceed 120*. Also will most likely have one central R/A per HVAC unit.
Not good, but...
08-26-2013, 10:01 PM
The best way I can answer your question is to simply say, "yes & yes."
!!!!!Welcome to Texas!!!!
08-22-2013, 02:24 PM
I'm sure that, for the most part, the rafter tails that you are seeing on open cornices is simply the tail of the rafter and would be the same material as the rafter.
You could cut the rafter...