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Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-09-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,338
Posted By xrdad
Re: Quote to Sheetrock Ceiling in Garage

I hear you.. now, thinking about it, I'd have to check with the insurance company if they have any rules.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-08-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,338
Posted By xrdad
Re: Quote to Sheetrock Ceiling in Garage

Thanks PC. I can appreciate what you were working around.. for me, the shop is going to be pretty much empty till the walls/ceiling are done.

rburke65 - metal panels? I need to check on what...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-08-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,338
Posted By xrdad
Re: Quote to Sheetrock Ceiling in Garage

Then my math must be right... my shop being 40 deep/30 wide would cost over $1600 to do in soffit materials..

Drywall, at $7 sheet (4x8 - just for pricing, would use 10' for my project) would be...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-08-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,338
Posted By xrdad
Re: Quote to Sheetrock Ceiling in Garage

PC06,

I did the math once and must have gotten it wrong. Maybe you can save me a trip ?
On the HD website, the cost is $17.95 and says it's a 16" by 10' piece.. 4 panel?
So is it $18 per 16"...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By xrdad
Re: Steel roof w/2 pitch + snow belt = problems?

would maybe look something like this?
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-16-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By xrdad
Re: Steel roof w/2 pitch + snow belt = problems?

Oh.. and the truss company just got back to me. Says to stay with the 4/12 pitch, just turned the other way.

"30’ trusses [9 commons and 1 structural gable to cover 18’] same pitch overhang and...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-16-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By xrdad
Re: Steel roof w/2 pitch + snow belt = problems?

Great advice wizard. Will be sure to use that info.

It's called snow country but honestly, we really don't get much snow. Last winter excepted, 4 to 8" at a time and melting in between is...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-16-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By xrdad
Re: Steel roof w/2 pitch + snow belt = problems?

DT,
these were my original plan. But I'm really worried about the weight. Especially where the 2 different roofs will join.

This may be an option for the back side of the garage, where I'll...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-16-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By xrdad
Re: Steel roof w/2 pitch + snow belt = problems?

Thanks guys.. you're completely right and I just needed to hear it.
In the end, I think this worked in my favour anyway.

I've had some snow fall from the roof already and it's a major PIA to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-16-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By xrdad
Re: Steel roof w/2 pitch + snow belt = problems?

Seriously considering it.

Just not sure if it'll "look" ok?
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-16-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By xrdad
Steel roof w/2 pitch + snow belt = problems?

When coming up with the "look" of my shop, this issue was on my mind. Design won over worry, but now the worry is back...


The roof (steel) has a 4/12 pitch. The gables are on the 40' length and...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By xrdad
Re: Heat loss from radiant slab

SOLD! :thumbup:

Thanks Anthony!
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By xrdad
Re: Heat loss from radiant slab

I asked the same question not a few minute from yours.. :beer:

I still haven't poured, so there's still time to make changes.
There's some much discussion about insulating and thermal break to...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By xrdad
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By xrdad
Isolating slab from foundation - radiant heat

Someone must know?

It's obvious that we need insulation below the concrete, and also along the foundation walls (separating the slab from the foundation wall).

But how about in the door...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-03-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,163
Posted By xrdad
Re: Starting over... again. 30x40 shop build project = "Sutton Shop"

Garage doors should be on next week! :evil:
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 160,875
Posted By xrdad
Re: picts of your in-floor heat set ups.

Wally, I think this IS the point.

Us "Joes" can use whatever we want to heat and it doesn't take a brain surgeon to come up with a temporary plan... and I hope we are also intelligent enough to...
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-06-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By xrdad
Re: Radiant floor insulation - installing it right

Thanks to all for the great discussion!

The wing idea... I'm not so sure. But great read.
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-03-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By xrdad
Re: Radiant floor insulation - installing it right

Thank you Steve :beer:
This is what got me to post... I want to do it right, but I want to understand why also. The advice I got was from both sides, making it difficult to decide what to do.

I...
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By xrdad
Re: Radiant floor insulation - installing it right

Thanks Chris!
So I'm not losing my marbles :)

In my area, the soil is like nothing you've ever seen. It's all sand. I hit clay around 5' deep. In all the digging (30x40' of footing 4' deep and...
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-03-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By xrdad
Re: Radiant floor insulation - installing it right

These images I 'borrowed' from the web may better explain what I'm trying to say?

Again, with insulation under the floor I don't understand the idea of insulating a frost wall to keep the earth...
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-03-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By xrdad
Re: Radiant floor insulation - installing it right

With no insulation, this is the expected result. Mine will be insulated from the wall and the ground.
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By xrdad
Re: Radiant floor insulation - installing it right

Thank wizard, but this is exactly my question:

"why would the ground under the slab be 10 degrees C?"

It's supposed to be insulated from the slab. In theory, the space above the floor should...
Forum: Heating and A/C 11-03-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By xrdad
Radiant floor insulation - installing it right

I've searched the threads and the net, asked the vendors and still have questions. I guess this is more a poll now?


I have my insulation panels for my floor. How will I install them?
Inside...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-03-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,163
Posted By xrdad
Re: Starting over... again. 30x40 shop build project = "Sutton Shop"

Status update:

Walls up, top plate on and all plumb.
Trusses on top and should be ready for the tin roof by end of day :3gears:
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