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by McCall
Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: New Member - help!
Replies: 4
Views: 4333

Re: New Member - help!

You appear to be posting all right. You are here
by McCall
Sat Jul 12, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Air Circulation in Old House
Replies: 2
Views: 3267

Re: Air Circulation in Old House

I agree 39K is way too high, get other estimates and make sure you know exactly what they cover.
by McCall
Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Brand new to this...where do I start?
Replies: 2
Views: 3208

Re: Brand new to this...where do I start?

Yup I would say get a structural engineer in and see what the state of things is and what needs to be done. Then go from there
Obviously it will need all new electrical and plumbing done as well.
by McCall
Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Need Advice on Gas Inserts
Replies: 1
Views: 2885

Re: Need Advice on Gas Inserts

In older houses that are not sealed as tight as new ones, they are pretty safe and most have additional safety features built into them. The Coal Basket is exactly what I am planning to put in mine. You can get them vented of vent free by the way. You do get some smell with vent free, it is not a ga...
by McCall
Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Help identify wood floors...please
Replies: 1
Views: 3169

Re: Help identify wood floors...please

It looks like Oak to me.
by McCall
Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Is my house a Cape Cod or Bungalow?
Replies: 1
Views: 2879

Re: Is my house a Cape Cod or Bungalow?

It is absolutely not a Cape Cod, it is a bungalo with jerkin head roof features, very nice. I have a four square with the Jerkin head roof and a pent eve roof in the front.
by McCall
Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Block wall filled with granulate
Replies: 2
Views: 2839

Re: Block wall filled with granulate

Yup that is vermiculite. ver common insulation in old buildings, also a gardening medium. It should not be inhaled.
by McCall
Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Plants for 3 season porch
Replies: 5
Views: 4961

Re: Plants for 3 season porch

I suggest you use some really good quality silk plants interspersed with cold hardy plants.
by McCall
Wed May 28, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Insulate Behind Fridge
Replies: 3
Views: 3880

Re: Insulate Behind Fridge

sorry don't have a pic available right now, but it will not keep the air from escaping if it is on the wall and not on the refrigerator itself. Allow a couple inches for air, do not jam refrigerator right into the foam.
by McCall
Thu May 22, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Insulate Behind Fridge
Replies: 3
Views: 3880

Re: Insulate Behind Fridge

I have a 2" foam board on the wall behind my refrigerator, don't know if that would help you or not