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    Re: Attic insulation

    Okay, great. Thank you
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    Re: Attic insulation

    So, after I install the vent panels in between the roof joists, how deep should I keep the insulation in the attic?
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    Attic insulation

    Is their any such thing as too much insulation? We recently purchased a 25 year old town house. I was in the attic and had noticed that there is close to 3 feet of blown in insulation. I needed to...
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    Re: Oil based stain on vinyl siding

    It's on vinyl siding.
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    Oil based stain on vinyl siding

    I had recently purchased a townhouse and the previous owners stained the deck with oil based stain. MY GOD did they make a mess. Everything from spatter to bush hits. Any suggestions for removing the...
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    Re: Moving wall cabinets

    Yes, I am prepared for that. But I am looking for some advise to finish the now exposed sides of the cabinet, if their is any tips or tricks I can use.
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    Moving wall cabinets

    I am going to be installing an over the range microwave after Christmas. I will be raising a cabinet 4 1/2" to do so. Aside from the the many other steps in the install, I will need to hide the...
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    Re: New sod browning in the heat

    Thank you for the replies. I did have the sod laid in April and was doing fine in the spring. Perhaps I was over watering, I'm not sure. I'm also going on a possibility of the type of sod. I'm having...
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    Re: New sod browning in the heat

    I'm sorry I've should have been more clear. I had two inches or fresh soil tilled into my existing dirt. It's sitting on only two inches of soil. Sorry about that.
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    New sod browning in the heat

    I recently had sod laid a few months ago along with two inches or so of soil that was tilled for the install. Everything was looking good, it was knitting great and growing well. I'm still watering...
  11. Re: Insulating void space, flat roof with balloon structure

    Got it thanks. Thank is actually the long term plan... I hope. Yes it is messy I agree but I have plaster and lathe I would love to and plan to remove and sheet rock. But for now there is an area in...
  12. Re: Insulating void space, flat roof with balloon structure

    It has the mansard on the front and side. The parting wall is what I believe is called a pa****t wall. The back is flat. no eaves or overhangs. There is a facia that goes the back side and front...
  13. Re: Insulating void space, flat roof with balloon structure

    Very sorry, I meant to type TPO membrane nit TOP membrane
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    I suppose it's a mansard roof. It goes across the front and side, as I said it's a end row. Their is also a parting wall between the neighbor and myself. The TOP membrane is a loose lying membrane...
  15. Re: Insulating void space, flat roof with balloon structure

    No, it does not over hang. It does have a Mansore roof on two sides. The back on the house has two vents built into the wall, the same dimensions of a brick. I also has a TPO roof installed and the...
  16. Re: Insulating void space, flat roof with balloon structure

    the ceiling joists are 2x4 and the roof joists are 2x10, I believe. The highest end is about 12" space, not including the ceiling and roof joist height and the low end, the roof joist sit right on...
  17. Insulating void space, flat roof with balloon structure

    I am looking for some help. I am residing in Southeastern PA and I reside in a 60 year old end unit. It's a brick structure with balloon framing. I need to insulate the "attic" space. It's...
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    Re: Searching for the proper shrubbery

    Hosta may work, I thought about using them as an accent. I was looking for more of a shrub perhaps with the Hosta towards the from of the hedge row
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    Re: Searching for the proper shrubbery

    Great, thank you. The yew looks like it would work best.
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    Searching for the proper shrubbery

    I have an area along the side of my house I was looking to line with shrubs, preferably evergreen type. However, the area is mostly shade and a spot or two dose not drain as quickly as it should so...
  21. Re: Replaced lavatory stem washers, now a question.

    Because it did not do it before I replaced the gromlet.
  22. Replaced lavatory stem washers, now a question.

    I replaced the rubber washers or gromlets on the back of the stems in my lavatory faucet. Now, thier is about a 1/2 turn of the knobs before water runs. What did I not do correctly, forget to do, not...
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    Chair rail on plaster walls

    I am preparing to do some painting and remoldeling. I am looking to replace my baseboards and install some chair railing. I have a plaster walls and I am wondering the best way to o this?
  24. Thread: Gutter Heaters

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    Re: Gutter Heaters

    I'm pretty clueless about them. It seems in new condition. I just made settlement on this money pit in the spring and they warmer was wrapped around the downspout when we moved in. The seller told us...
  25. Thread: Gutter Heaters

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    Gutter Heaters

    I recently had a contractor repair/replace my flat roof and down spout. In doing so he neglected to rewrap me gutter warmer. Due to the way he installed my down spout, I am unable to do it myself and...
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