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    Wall Frames / Shadow Boxes w/ vent?

    I'd like to put up wall boxes as described here:

    http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/video/0,,20247261,00.html

    But I'm struggling with what to do with a frame for the area with the vent trim? I...
  2. Re: insulating an Elevevated concrete monolithic slab

    What's a good method to thermal break the 3 perimeter walls?? I have about 7 inches of exposed concrete on all 3 edges of my finished sun-room.
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    Re: Concrete Slab Floor

    I have a similar situation with a den (old coverted porch) over a concrete slab that I want to redo. We originaly had carpet pad directly over the concrete. It was cold.

    Now we're thinking of...
  4. Re: Replacing insulation from the inside - vapor barrier?

    I also have a room with 3 exterior walls gutted down to the studs at the moment. It's 2x4 walls. I was going to go with paper faced insulation. In Connecticut, is that okay or is it still...
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    Green corrosion on shutoff valve

    The water shutoff valve for my toilet has a lot of green (what I'm assuming is corrosion) on it. There are no leaks. Should I be concerned about this? It's a standard shutoff valve with the metal...
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    Any options for remodel?

    These are pictures of our main bathroom. We're kind of tired of the shower stall idea, it's too small and difficult to keep clean, although we do like the early 50's style of the tile. Just curious...
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    Re: Garage plaster walls crumbling

    If anyone can figure out what's going on with my garage ceiling, let me know.

    http://i39.tinypic.com/2nbhseh.jpg
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    Garage plaster walls crumbling

    Garage & House was built in 1949. The walls of the garage interior are plaster.

    There are several large holes, probably from cars hitting it, that existed when I bought the house 6 months ago....
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    Re: A puzzling door problem.

    Right now the door hangs perfectly, it doesn't open or close on its own. But if I were to replace just the door, but one that's been trimmed to fit that opening perfectly, would that be feasible? ...
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    A puzzling door problem.

    Okay so this house I bought has a weird bedroom door. As you can see in the clean image, it's not lined up. What you don't see is that there's a good 2 inch gap from the floor to the bottom of the...
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