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by LOIL99
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Hardware For MicoroPro Sienna Treated Wood (Brown/Orange)
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Hardware For MicoroPro Sienna Treated Wood (Brown/Orange)

What type of screws/nails should I be using for this type of treated wood to avoid corrosion? Anything galvanized ok? Or certain type of galvanization? What about the brown deck screws from Home Depot? Any help would be appreciated. I am hoping not to have to use stainless because of the cost. Thanks!
by LOIL99
Sat Aug 01, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Prepare concrete after carpet removal
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Re: Prepare concrete after carpet removal

Thanks guys! Much appreciated.
by LOIL99
Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Prepare concrete after carpet removal
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Re: Prepare concrete after carpet removal

Thanks for the response Shannon. I understand that laminate is not ideal in the basement, however it is already purchased and can't be returned so I have decided to use it. If you have time to respond to my above questions (I understand I am taking a risk with the laminate) I would be very grateful....
by LOIL99
Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:24 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Prepare concrete after carpet removal
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Re: Prepare concrete after carpet removal

I think this questions pertains to this thread so rather than starting a new one Ill ask it here. I hope that's ok... When putting down laminate over basement concrete you recommend putting down a moisture barrier first. A few questions about that... 1)Are moisture barrier and vapor barrier that sam...
by LOIL99
Fri Jun 19, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Rim Joist Insulation for Embedded Joists
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: Rim Joist Insulation for Embedded Joists

Thanks so much Shannon!
by LOIL99
Fri Jun 19, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Rim Joist Insulation for Embedded Joists
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: Rim Joist Insulation for Embedded Joists

Thanks for the quick reply! In your first option, with batt insulation, my understanding is there should be vapour barrier between the hot side and the cold side of the exterior wall system. If i secure the vapour barrier in the fashion you show, do I need to worry about the fact that there will be ...
by LOIL99
Fri Jun 19, 2015 12:50 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Rim Joist Insulation for Embedded Joists
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Rim Joist Insulation for Embedded Joists

Thanks in advance! I am wondering the best way to insulate and vapour barrier my rim joist cavities. My joists are embedded in the foundation (see attached photo). The previous owner has just used pink insulation and vapour barrier (see attached photo). He used a continuous sheet of poly from the fl...