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Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-08-01, 12:34 PM
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stain resistant grout or epoxy grout

Hi all, is there such thing as stain resistant grout? I asked someone at home depot and he said yes. I asked a plumber and he said no, but they do have epoxy grout and that is sealed. do you think...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-08-01, 12:31 PM
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Views: 126
Posted By homie27
shower: tile floor or fiberglass tray

Hi all, i have a shower with a fiberglass or plastic tray on the floor. this shower is leaking and plumbers can't figure out the problem, but its most likely coming from under the plastic/fiberglass...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-07-19, 02:11 PM
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Views: 183
Posted By homie27
I had a plumber come over yesterday for something...

I had a plumber come over yesterday for something else and showed him the walls. He had this detector with two spikes. He pushed the spikes into the wall a little and some areas detected moisture...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-07-12, 09:24 AM
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Views: 183
Posted By homie27
water leak from top floor to main floor

Hi all, we had a toilet leaking the other day on the top floor and the water went down down the walls and into the powder room on the main floor. the paint started bubbling in a few spots, part of...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-07, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By homie27
I know the question sounded dumb, but I wanted to...

I know the question sounded dumb, but I wanted to make sure. I saw a video on youtube where this guy got this sub and he heard his drywall making noises. these subs are the same as the ones you see...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-07, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By homie27
if you have a problem with me, when you see my...

if you have a problem with me, when you see my posts, don't read them. why do you even bother with me then?
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-07, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By homie27
I'm glad you both said that. However, i tried my...

I'm glad you both said that. However, i tried my 150 watt subwoofer in my basement and at one point i heard something vibrate and i think it was the ducts in the ceiling. I'm thinking of buying a 500...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-06, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By homie27
subwoofer

Hi all, has anyone heard of any cases where a big subwoofer in a home theater caused some damage to the home due to vibrations? I'm thinking of buying the SVS PB-2000 subwoofer.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2018-09-26, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By homie27
hopefully it will be the end of the spiders when...

hopefully it will be the end of the spiders when I get a de-humidifier.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2018-09-25, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By homie27
can the humidity of a basement increase when it...

can the humidity of a basement increase when it gets finished? maybe its the humidity they like? but i don't see how finishing it would increase it.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2018-09-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By homie27
first dead, now alive

Hi all, I've lived in my new home for about 9 years now. In the entire 9 years I've never seen a live spider in my unfinished basement. All spiders were dead and only around the perimeter and all...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-07-09, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By homie27
ok thanks.

ok thanks.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-07-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By homie27
it says "Securelink R66 DUAC shielded CAT0 18AWG...

it says "Securelink R66 DUAC shielded CAT0 18AWG ROHS FT4" the cat0 doesn't make sense, but that's what it says. maybe its cat8, not sure.
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-07-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By homie27
the ceiling will be drywalled up soon. so I...

the ceiling will be drywalled up soon. so I can't fix it after. if i'm annoying, just don't answer. its that easy. but i'm not trying to be annoying. I've been using this forum for about 10 years...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-07-07, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By homie27
Coaxial cable

Hi all, the coaxial cable that I had put in my basement isn't the same quality that you normally get from the cable company. It seems more flimsy and not as stiff. Is that a problem? Does cheaper...
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-07-07, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By homie27
It depends. Some places it just crosses, some...

It depends. Some places it just crosses, some places it's a foot and some places it could be longer. What is the max distance that would be ok?
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-07-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By homie27
What can I put between the electrical wires and...

What can I put between the electrical wires and low voltage wires? Would some insulation work?
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-07-02, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By homie27
what is considered short distance?

what is considered short distance?
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-07-01, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By homie27
I have a spot where they are close to each other...

I have a spot where they are close to each other and for a short distance they are running parallel to each other. What can I put between them?

so I assume its safe to run low voltage wires like...
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-07-01, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By homie27
electrical wires interference

Hi all, are those thick white electrical wires that go into the electrical box shielded? I'm re-routing network, speaker and coaxial cables in the ceiling of my basement and I want to know how...
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-05-28, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By homie27
yes it does, thanks.

yes it does, thanks.
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-05-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By homie27
I checked home depot for plywood and there are a...

I checked home depot for plywood and there are a lot of different kinds. OSB, MDF, hardwood plywood, sanded plywood and sheathing plywood. which of these is generally used in this case?
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-05-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By homie27
plywood on wall, then drywall

Hi all, I'm having 1/2 inch plywood put on the wall studs and then drywall ontop of that for my wetbar to be able to put shelves on the backsplash. the plywood will make the wall strong (so they...
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-05-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By homie27
don't worry about it guys, we're going to make it...

don't worry about it guys, we're going to make it big enough for the door to open inwards anyways.
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-05-10, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By homie27
that's true. but in a basement that doesn't get...

that's true. but in a basement that doesn't get used as much as the main floor, I don't think it matters much. thanks guys.
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