Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Aframe
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-30-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,216
Posted By Aframe
By adding an extra hose to the exhaust port of a...

By adding an extra hose to the exhaust port of a shop vac and sending it out side would create negative pressure in a room. You would have to limit where make up air was coming from to have it be...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-24-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,216
Posted By Aframe
Apt, great timing on your question, I am after...

Apt, great timing on your question, I am after the same thing myself.

I got one of the shop vac filters you linked a couple of years ago.

For low volume dust it worked pretty well for a while,...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-18-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,596
Posted By Aframe
A few options, Extend the short cantilever beam...

A few options,
Extend the short cantilever beam to the ribbon on both sides.
Use two beams for cantilever, one each side from center of arch back to each corner, like a "V".

My experience with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,402
Posted By Aframe
Gable or individual roof vents that could be...

Gable or individual roof vents that could be closed up or restricted depending on the season would be the way to go. Without a closed ceiling/roof or soffit vents I don't see a need for a vented...
Forum: Construction 02-01-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Aframe
Sounds simple enough. Just basic parts, but would...

Sounds simple enough. Just basic parts, but would want a layout diagram from supplier. Having that ahead of time would have been nice if additional blocking would of helped with anchoring the...
Forum: Framing 02-01-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,106
Posted By Aframe
I know the strapping discussion has been tossed...

I know the strapping discussion has been tossed around here before too, probably find more opinions with searching.

Electricians use the space for running cables.

Only reason to put on walls...
Forum: Framing 02-01-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,106
Posted By Aframe
It may be a remnant from the lath and plaster...

It may be a remnant from the lath and plaster days too, and just stuck with us. It makes it easy to flatten ceilings when you are dealing with old framing.

Might not be needed with consistent...
Forum: Remodeling 12-07-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,717
Posted By Aframe
Ultimately Plumber is responsible for install and...

Ultimately Plumber is responsible for install and hook up, but we will help him/them get it to the location and leveled when help is needed.
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,961
Posted By Aframe
Dub, No. probably brings me to Fjn's fix as...

Dub, No. probably brings me to
Fjn's fix as the faster and better option.

Thanks for the confirming opinions.
If it had finished of nicely I think I could of handled the stone dust method,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,961
Posted By Aframe
Advice on fix of poor finish on Concrete slab

This slab is in a small addition, partly finished cellar , butting up to existing slab which has a smooth finish.

A few things bother me about this one.
Guy used stone dust or something...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-07-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,648
Posted By Aframe
I use one of these, Water resistant so ok if it...

I use one of these, Water resistant so ok if it sits in truck bed over night.

Bottom for boxes of finish and brads, tray for pins and other small stuff, flip lid holds small oil bottle for guns...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By Aframe
You say "drill into it for the forms". Are you...

You say "drill into it for the forms". Are you pouring a kneewall for rail or just templating for a hand rail?

We did one similar and used "wacky wood" plywood on a framework along inside...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-04-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,729
Posted By Aframe
https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRTZeMlHMoPdjRhGUV4IC84X8bSW98YtoJfnNLoOQvRm08HECa8DxURA5s

Is the left end of duct work left open for air flow or capped?
Forum: Plumbing 04-21-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,060
Posted By Aframe
If you also running under bare ground (no slab)...

If you also running under bare ground (no slab) make sure your at req. depth in those areas.
Forum: Roofing 04-11-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By Aframe
Possibly a few layers of roof on it now, so...

Possibly a few layers of roof on it now, so another layer of ply wont add anything really.
I use a rake edge metal rather than drip on the rakes, more coverage over the edge.
Forum: Roofing 04-11-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By Aframe
Once stripped determine if patching the bad spots...

Once stripped determine if patching the bad spots is a better option than re-sheathing the whole roof. If just minor patching for rot is needed an overlay with 3/8 cdx will do to take care of gap...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,843
Posted By Aframe
Is it the North wall? Condensation on cooler...

Is it the North wall? Condensation on cooler side, The other side may have just dried out already
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-21-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,129
Posted By Aframe
BFD, I have used grooved 1x4 with clips from...

BFD,
I have used grooved 1x4 with clips from Taylor Forest in Pembroke.
I was able to get them in 18' lengths to avoid seams on one project. Price was reasonable and definitely faster than...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By Aframe
Morning wood, yes agree this is beyond my local...

Morning wood,
yes agree this is beyond my local yards normal material, I will be talking to more suppliers.

thanks
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By Aframe
Thanks guys, Fir is what is commonly...

Thanks guys,

Fir is what is commonly available here at for a 6x12, x30,
Cedar was a thought although not sure if it would be considered too soft. $ would also be up there.

Steel was not my...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By Aframe
Best wood species for non-treated floating dock beams,

Hello All

I'm helping with a floating dock repair job.

Dock is 30'x60', existing joist beams are 4x12's x 30'. End beams are 6x12'sx30'.
They sit on 12 bundled 12x12's on the 60' sides. no...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,773
Posted By Aframe
If ajabbott is right, you'll be able to find out...

If ajabbott is right, you'll be able to find out who put it in to.
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,206
Posted By Aframe
Insulation, even with craft facing, will not...

Insulation, even with craft facing, will not support a man.
Thankfully the slab below was a 24" inseam, not 30" like it says on my pants
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-08-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,662
Posted By Aframe
Run a razor along the seam between panels and...

Run a razor along the seam between panels and sticking, that will allow the panel to expand and contract with changes in moisture level.
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,167
Posted By Aframe
DWB, in "one"? of those cases you are attached...

DWB,
in "one"? of those cases you are attached to a structure.
Sounds like OP has a free standing structure.

Essentially a giant pointy table,
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
Drywall Talk is for
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS ONLY!

At DrywallTalk.com we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created www.DIYChatroom.com DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?