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Forum: Plumbing 01-15-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
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Make a couple of relief cuts on the side of the...

Make a couple of relief cuts on the side of the fitting, perp to the threads with a mini hack saw. Carefully chisel, peel away.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-10-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By We Fix Houses
The latest and greatest is to use LED Cobb...

The latest and greatest is to use LED Cobb lights. In the ceiling fixture or wire it up to hang in the center of the room.

Here 35 watt LED watt equals 300 watt conventional bulb....
Forum: Business 01-07-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By We Fix Houses
I have been using these coupons for several...

I have been using these coupons for several years. You can even print them out again and use at HD...the 10% off at least.

I'm redoing some trim in 50 condo's now. Using the 30 off 50, that's 50%...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-21-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 728
Posted By We Fix Houses
Mike Day's website ...

Mike Day's website

https://www.everything-about-concrete.com/concrete-expansion-joints.html

Keep an eye on David Odell Concrete too...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-21-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 728
Posted By We Fix Houses
Mike Day Concrete a few days ago in sub freezing...

Mike Day Concrete a few days ago in sub freezing temps. A lot of pointers on this one.

https://youtu.be/BMlKHcI-uhg

I did leave a comment about adding 1/4" Dow fanfold styrofoam as a thermal...
Forum: Masonry 12-15-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By We Fix Houses
Check out Mike Day's channel on YT. He's been...

Check out Mike Day's channel on YT. He's been pouring at freezing temps for about a month now in Maine. Maybe some pointers there.

https://www.everything-about-concrete.com/
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-14-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,194
Posted By We Fix Houses
22 I read

22 I read
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-08-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By We Fix Houses
Welcome From Greensboro, NC

Welcome From Greensboro, NC
Forum: Architecture & Design 06-19-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By We Fix Houses
Keep in mind the idea of buying a distressed...

Keep in mind the idea of buying a distressed property is you get for example a $100 per sq ft house at $45 - $65 sq ft. You then force appreciation by fixing it up.

Further, you want to build a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By We Fix Houses
I've had to put one door / roller on the track....

I've had to put one door / roller on the track. Then attach the other roller (already loose on the track) to the door from inside the closet.

Spray some Teflon or Silicone on the track. Not WD 40...
Forum: Framing 05-26-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By We Fix Houses
Roof --- you don't need ply-clips with 1/2" CDX...

Roof --- you don't need ply-clips with 1/2" CDX -- 16" OC

Fascia --- use 1x wide enough to cover the joists --- hang below joists approx 1" -- if you choose to add soffit material...close up the...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-07-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,107
Posted By We Fix Houses
Fwiw, no more 2x2 (at least) ledgers from what I...

Fwiw, no more 2x2 (at least) ledgers from what I read in the upcoming IRC.
Forum: HVAC 04-24-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By We Fix Houses
Something like this ...

Something like this

https://up.codes/s/clearance-reduction
Forum: HVAC 04-23-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By We Fix Houses
The code section is at ...

The code section is at

https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/IRC2015/chapter-18-chimneys-and-vents

It is as the inspector says.
Forum: HVAC 04-23-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By We Fix Houses
I tried to look a few things up but couldn't nail...

I tried to look a few things up but couldn't nail down why the clearance ? Not the obvious answer, but a flame spread rating of materials around the 6" clearance ? The info is there somewhere ?
...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-30-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,171
Posted By We Fix Houses
I'll say I did a deck on a grade, not sure of the...

I'll say I did a deck on a grade, not sure of the angle,...got my ass kicked...

Labor was 50-60% more than I figured.
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,930
Posted By We Fix Houses
Get familiar with the Lien laws where you're at....

Get familiar with the Lien laws where you're at. With some study you could possibly file it yourself. Here the law says the filing needs only to be "substantially correct". Here it will encumber the...
Forum: Construction 03-11-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By We Fix Houses
First I thought this was a swinging door in a...

First I thought this was a swinging door in a restaurant kitchen --- you can get repl parts.

I've seen your method used. Ghetto fix I guess ?

At the box store get 4" sq edge --- ball bearing...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By We Fix Houses
Good article above. Looks like you take a...

Good article above.

Looks like you take a snips to what's there --- add the retrofit pcs. I've done a couple, but of the cone + escutcheon type ---orig construction.

Have some sprinkler stops...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-10-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,521
Posted By We Fix Houses
Bold talk for a one - eyed fat man !

Bold talk for a one - eyed fat man !
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-09-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,521
Posted By We Fix Houses
https://www.deck2wallspacer.com/

https://www.deck2wallspacer.com/
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By We Fix Houses
Here's from the mfg website. Quick chargers are...

Here's from the mfg website. Quick chargers are lowered to the top of the bus. Can use plug in too. Local article here mentioned the roof charging --- 8 min to get what it needs. Occurs at the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By We Fix Houses
You can be liable if you have a money jar...aka...

You can be liable if you have a money jar...aka liability ins.

Don't comment on the matter AT ALL !

You may get a demand letter or one saying your a defendant in a law suite....me, I'd wait for...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-27-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,815
Posted By We Fix Houses
Use a bit of XIM extender in these thick accent...

Use a bit of XIM extender in these thick accent color paints. It will lay down better.
Forum: Roofing 01-07-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By We Fix Houses
Don't want to undo anything on the roof. Its a...

Don't want to undo anything on the roof. Its a good job.

Think I rounded the product up Tamko Heritage Laminated Shingles Oxford Grey

Thanks for your input...
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