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by oxide
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Baseboard/Trim esthetics
Replies: 3
Views: 275

Re: Baseboard/Trim esthetics

thanks for the help guys.
by oxide
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Baseboard/Trim esthetics
Replies: 3
Views: 275

Baseboard/Trim esthetics

hello, after watching Shonnons baseboard/trim videos and having enough money i wanted to start and finish off the basement. one thing though, my floors aren't perfectly level (dri core over self leveling cement and vinyl flooring) and i was wondering (and i know everybody has a personal preference) ...
by oxide
Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement, next step to take...
Replies: 12
Views: 636

Re: Basement, next step to take...

great thank you for the insight.
by oxide
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement, next step to take...
Replies: 12
Views: 636

Re: Basement, next step to take...

clearance from floor to the bottom of the joist is 6' 5" and under my beams is 5'11". for low ceilings like this would you recommend drywall/suspended ceilings or any other types of materials? the joists are uneven in some places even after a couple years of slow adjustments, its an 100 year old hom...
by oxide
Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement, next step to take...
Replies: 12
Views: 636

Re: Basement, next step to take...

professional, closed cell 2" well a bit more in some areas, all joist pockets to
by oxide
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement, next step to take...
Replies: 12
Views: 636

Basement, next step to take...

So i finally got the courage and $ to spray foam the basement. turned out awesome. Question is what do i tackle next and in what order is best, drywall, floors, ceiling? All the wiring and lighting is in place already. https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/15492463_10157907330170191_13063577...
by oxide
Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Bathroom
Topic: bathroom exhaust fan venting/routing
Replies: 4
Views: 843

Re: bathroom exhaust fan venting/routing

ya i could only imagine whats in the wall, thats a project down the line for sure though. usualy we leave it on for 20 or so mins after the shower. seems to be good

good to know they can't use the same ducting, thank you Shannon.
by oxide
Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Bathroom
Topic: bathroom exhaust fan venting/routing
Replies: 4
Views: 843

bathroom exhaust fan venting/routing

hey there, looking to see what the best and safest move is with this bath vent. http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f66/djoxide/house/IMG_1779_zps7hsolgty.jpg right now its just venting down the wall into the basement, i could rip the wall out in time to put proper ducting in it but for now is putting...
by oxide
Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Laundry Machine Placement
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Re: Laundry Machine Placement

thanks for the help and hints Shannon & engr
by oxide
Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Laundry Machine Placement
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Laundry Machine Placement

just curious about the spacing/venting room laundry machines should have for electrical and hoses between the rear wall/framing. i just have a mock up right now, my furnace is behind it but i do have another 4" or so ( i would like to leave some room in case i need to get my arm in there to unplug o...
by oxide
Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: PEX info
Replies: 11
Views: 1109

Re: PEX info

looks good guys, thanks for all the information:)
by oxide
Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: PEX info
Replies: 11
Views: 1109

PEX info

good day,
just looking to find some helpful and accurate reading material on installing PEX piping and where/how to direct it in my home (looking to remove all the copper & cast iron/galvinized ones)
thanks
by oxide
Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement Floor wet rings
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: Basement Floor wet rings

there is no mould/fuzz so i guess it could be a salty residue then. thanks guys.
by oxide
Sun Nov 16, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Tele Post Adjusting
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: Tele Post Adjusting

thanks for the string method, looks like i'll be doing some 1/4 turns once a week for awhile
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by oxide
Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Tele Post Adjusting
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: Tele Post Adjusting

indeed :D
Admin wrote:Shannon, adjusting a telepost might make a good video topic... ;-)
by oxide
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement Floor wet rings
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: Basement Floor wet rings

would leaving a panel/or section open so the air flow or suction from the furnace be helpful to?
by oxide
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Tele Post Adjusting
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: Tele Post Adjusting

weird i did put up string when i first did it then got rid of it. all the footings are on the piles to. thanks again
by oxide
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Framing around gas lines
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: Framing around gas lines

great suggestions, thank you
by oxide
Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Framing around gas lines
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Framing around gas lines

just a quick framing question, is it best to go around and add some foam core behind the pipes or extend the pipes out so the framing can from one end of the corner to the other? they're about 1 3/4" away from the foam core. http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f66/djoxide/house/IMG_04131_zpsb03d779b.j...
by oxide
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Tele Post Adjusting
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Tele Post Adjusting

so i've had tele posts in the basement for 2 years + now since my old wood ones were somewhat rotted if not completely. this fall i have noticed some movement in the floors though.

just wondering what is the best way to adjust heights? put levels upstairs (basement floor is not even anywhere)?
by oxide
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement Floor wet rings
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Basement Floor wet rings

2 years ago i covered a section in my basement with self leveling, this past summer i noticed some wet rings and possible mold forming as well. i ran the dehumidifier in this area all summer long and nothing seemed to help. i am wondering if cleaning the areas then sealing it with a coating will tha...
by oxide
Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement Windows
Replies: 4
Views: 638

Re: Basement Windows

sorry, it is for the finished jams.
thanks again for your help.
by oxide
Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Basement Windows
Replies: 4
Views: 638

Re: Basement Windows

sorry to hi jack the thread but i'm also in the same boat but curious about what type of wood to use around basement windows. is MDF a good choice or what would be best?
thank you
by oxide
Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: framing around beam
Replies: 4
Views: 792

Re: framing around beam

it does, thank you for your help
by oxide
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: framing around beam
Replies: 4
Views: 792

Re: framing around beam

sorry, under that long beam in the middle of the picture where the ducting is on the right and the a/c lines & gas line on on the left.
by oxide
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: framing around beam
Replies: 4
Views: 792

framing around beam

good day folks, i just had a question in regards to framing around/beside/under a beam. whats best or what is the correct way. one side does have piping for the a/c and the other ducting which can be boxed but since i am putting a wall between each side where should it go? thanks here's a picture to...