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by manthano
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: How do Install Rigid Foam on top of the Vapor Barrier
Replies: 2
Views: 1537

Re: How do Install Rigid Foam on top of the Vapor Barrier

Can you space rigid foam board away from your VB? Say by running a 2x2 weather treated board spaced away from VB?
by manthano
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: how attach foam board on sliding glass door
Replies: 2
Views: 106

how attach foam board on sliding glass door

I have 300 SF of sliding glass door. I'm trying to put 1 inch styrofoam boards on these glass doors. I tried double sided tape, but air got behind and water condensed there. (this was interior.) Tape didn't stick well to styrofoam. At this point I watched house-improvements video of attaching styrof...
by manthano
Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Soundproofing a party wall
Replies: 3
Views: 1069

Re: Soundproofing a party wall

move out
use osb - cover completely
get good wireless head phones
by manthano
Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Best ways to get rid of mold
Replies: 1
Views: 1044

Re: Best ways to get rid of mold

A 1% solution of sodium carbonate is commonly used. This is sold in BB stores under name "concorbium mold control," You can buy that for $10 or make your own for .05$. Your choice. put solution in spray bottle, I use 2 gal sprayer bu a smaller works for small jobs. Zinsser also has mold killing pain...
by manthano
Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: AC unit to house hook up
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: AC unit to house hook up

I can't see exactly what the collar is made from, and also whether there is bare copper there. So let's assume the worst: rubber/PE collar and bare copper. Turn off the power and clean around those contacts with a wire brush. Get that rubber surface (or polyethylene) all wire brushed off. Now get a ...