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  1. Nails popping!

    General DIY Discussions
    Hi Everyone I am new to the group and a novice DIY'er. I am seeing nails popping out if the walls and ceiling from the upstairs of my home. I living in a fully dormered cape. The house was dormered in 1990. Original construction 1950. I've seen some videos and read up on it but WOW they...
  2. Popping Tiles

    Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I had a contractor install some tile on the first and second floor of a building. The contractor essentially had to put new subfloor in. I'm not sure what he did or materials used. The first floor tile is fine, but the second floor tile has issues. The grout was disintegrating the now the tiles...
  3. oil canning noisy cold air blockers

    HVAC
    So, I got some nice oil canning sound that appear to be from the sheet metal blockers between the floor joists for my cold air returns. The joists are 2 x 12 - 16" o.c. and make the blockers do the oil can sound when you move weight from one joist to the next. Its compounded because the sound...
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