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  1. Re: 2x4 walls and no insulation any suggestions?

    OK so I was wrong on the levels of crap I need to remove. Wallpaper on top of wallpaper on top of the thick mystery material then ship lap on exterior walls of the room. Interior walls of the room...
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    Re: Tree Suckers Growing everywhere!

    LOL, goats I like that.
  3. Re: 2x4 walls and no insulation any suggestions?

    Sorry about the lack of User profile. I live in the northern pan handle of Idaho. So certainly more heating then cooling in these parts. Still not sure about that paper material though. Like I said...
  4. Re: 2x4 walls and no insulation any suggestions?

    So I finally started in on the demo work in my daughters room and have found some interesting curve balls. First the studs are on 18" centers. Now fiberglass batts come in widths for 16" and 24"...
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    Tree Suckers Growing everywhere!

    Just bought a house this fall and due to the weather I was unable to get much of any yard work done. In the future I am planning on a full landscape project. But in the mean time I would like to...
  6. Re: 2x4 walls and no insulation any suggestions?

    Ah ha, I get it now. Thanks for the clarification. Will strongly take your suggestion in to consideration. Thank you very much. I will post what I decide to do.
  7. Re: 2x4 walls and no insulation any suggestions?

    Thanks for the reply Keith. I have already decided to replace all of the wiring through out the house.

    As for the water pipes they are currently ran up along the chimney (all Interior walls and...
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    Re: Low water pressure on second story

    Waterlines coming into the house are copper as through out most of the house. Water lines leading up to the second level are galvanized. Any suggestions on replacing the galvanized lines going to the...
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    Circuit breaker keeps breaking

    I have one 20 amp circuit with only four outlets connected to it. Only items plugged into said circuit are two small lamps (15 watt bulbs) and my microwave. Panel and circuits are brand new. Any...
  10. 2x4 walls and no insulation any suggestions?

    I have a 100+ year old house in North Idaho. Winters here can be pretty rough and I need to insulate big time. I am fighting with ideas on how to fix my insulation problem. Quick rundown of walls...
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    Low water pressure on second story

    Just bought a 100+ year old house that had a bathroom installed on the second floor years after the house was built. I seem to be getting pretty decent pressure on the main floor but upstairs is just...
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    Re: First time Home Owner!

    Thanks for the post. Yeah I have a feeling it will be a BIG can of worms that I am about to open. I can tell that around the window the wood is raw and unfinished at least right there. There is a web...
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    First time Home Owner!

    Hello, my wife and I just bought a home that is about 112 years old. We have a ton of remodeling projects to do. We have decided to start in our office. After removing some built in cabinets I have...
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