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Home Improvement Today?

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by lsocoee, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. Jun 30, 2013 at 4:02 PM
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    piercedtiger

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    My buddy did a solar gable fan in his house 2 summers ago, and it lowered his temps around 35-45 degrees compared to before the fan! :eek:
     
  2. Jun 30, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    YES THE SOLR ONES ARE THE WAY TO GO FOR SURE.....
    ALSO CUT IN SOME GABLE SOFFIT VENTS
     
  3. Jun 30, 2013 at 6:49 PM
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    I believe it... I couldn't believe the difference it made in the few minutes it took for me to pick up my tools. Went from sweating balls to just slightly warmer than down stairs.

    I was lucky and all the wiring was done and the hole was cut in the plywood. The previous owners removed the fan at some point.. I'm guessing a tree fell on it.. So it took no time at all to get it installed and running.
     
  4. Jun 30, 2013 at 6:53 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    I put one on for a buddy and i made him go into attic to drill pilot holes so i could cut the roof and the first hole he drills is like 2 inchs from the ridge
     
  5. Jun 30, 2013 at 7:01 PM
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    Hahaha well thankfully ours is in the perfect spot. Middle of attic, can't see from street, I'm happy with it. Good thing my room mate used to do roofing.


    And btw, I picked up a BB gun from cabelas yesterday since they still don't have any 22lr ammo... I like it.. I was shooting in my yard all day with no worries of breaking a window, but it breaks through cardboard or beer cans. Lol
     
  6. Jul 1, 2013 at 3:45 AM
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    brutalguyracing

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    Bb gun challange it is
    Co2 pistol?
     
  7. Jul 1, 2013 at 6:31 AM
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    We have a whole house fan as well some attic fans. It works good as long as it's not too hot outside. You crack your windows and then turn the fan on. It draws air up from the house and pushes it into the attic. It's rare for us to turn on the AC.
     
  8. Jul 1, 2013 at 6:32 AM
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    Nah just a daisy pump action rifle
     
  9. Jul 5, 2013 at 5:11 AM
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    Freakin ants...... any idea what to get rid of them for good? I have sprayed twice this year with ortho home defense max. Says its good for 6 months and I sprayed not even a month ago and I wake up to ants all over my kitchen counter.
     
  10. Jul 5, 2013 at 5:33 AM
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    I believe my mom used to put boric acid and sugar mix into milk jug caps and place them around. Use caution if ya have pets and kids.
     
  11. Jul 5, 2013 at 11:14 AM
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    I had terrible problems a few years back.

    Instead of sprays, get some exterior traps and put them near their trails. They bring the food into the nest and it kills the colony. Also, start looking for every single possible entry point under cabinets, around windows/sills, etc. Caulk and foam.
     
  12. Jul 20, 2013 at 1:19 PM
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    you must have food scraps out in the open?... empty the kitchen garbage can more frequently, make sure pantry food is stored closed up, etc... to kill them off, i've had much success w/ the stuff in the orange box (can't remember name off hand) - just put a drop or two on piece of carboard, place on floor in area(s) where you see them congregating... they'll come out to feed like crazy, but then it kills them off in a matter of days...
     
  13. Jul 20, 2013 at 4:06 PM
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  14. Jul 20, 2013 at 4:46 PM
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    Spread a line of diatomaceous earth around the house and anywhere else you find them. Safe for pets and kids, but it gets into the joints of insects and cracks their exoskeleton. You can get it at pool supply stores, and maybe lowes/home depot too.

    http://www.richsoil.com/diatomaceous-earth.jsp
     
  15. Jul 21, 2013 at 7:05 AM
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    So I found a leak coming thru the chimney area at the house. But it doesn't come straight down the pipe of the chimney, and it doesn't down the outside the chimney pipe. I'm kinda lost. Can't get up on the roof right now because of the storm that provided the water.

    I don't want to destroy another floor...Any ideas??
    These holes is where the water is coming down from.
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  16. Jul 21, 2013 at 7:23 AM
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    Finishing a room that we had neglected during our remodel. Going to add a deck when done too. Moved the door and opened it up to the kitchen/dining.



    Not sure what happened to the pic...
     
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  17. Jul 21, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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    I had a similar problem (might still have it lol) After a major storm I heard the water dripping onto the top of the fireplace box. In the attic I found out it was mostly dripping down the framing (wood framed not full brick like traditional ones) of the chimney from the very top. It was either an issue with the shoddy siding work above the roof line or the chimney pan on top wasn't sealed correctly.
     
  18. Jul 21, 2013 at 8:52 AM
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    Well, I installed a dishwasher where we never had one.
    Which turned into gutting 1/4 of the kitchen.
    And the dishwasher still isn't in a month later.
    Waiting on help with the new countertop.
    ugh....

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  19. Jul 21, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Water , especially wind driven rain has a way of getting in around roof penetrations like chimney flashing

    After the storm , go up and inspect your flashing around the chimney
     
  20. Jul 21, 2013 at 10:20 AM
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    brutalguyracing

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    waTER IS GOING TO SEEK THE its own path.....
    like oz said
    after storm go check flashing and chimney cap
     
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