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Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 09-25-2016, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Thanks for the compliments fellas, really appreciate it. Wife and kids love the room, now we have to furnish it. Just placed an order for a standard corner couch and it's going to take almost the...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 09-20-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

99% Complete. All that is left to do on exterior is add steps to the slider and install my gutters. Inside, sink & fill nails on baseboard and paint all window & floor trim. Very happy with the...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 09-20-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,597
Posted By Slev
Re: Outdoor shed / bar

Looks great Oz!!
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 08-23-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Getting closer. I'm using the textured stone paneling on opposing walls then either beadboard or drywall on the adjacent walls. I was able to line the grout lines up perfectly but you could still see...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 08-21-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Had both the electrical and building inspectors over Thursday and passed without any issues. Got the ceiling insulation, ceiling finished and ceiling fan installed today, once I get a coat of paint...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 08-05-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

I'm from Boston but live in Michigan (South Lyon). I am not running HVAC to the room, it's going to be more like a 3-season room yet insulated like it was part of the house. I've already insulated...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 08-04-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Soffits and fascia trim complete, windows are installed and J-channel around windows complete and caulked. Saturday I rip down the existing house plywood (interior to addition) to get at electrical....
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-29-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Roof is finally done. Took a day longer than expected but I'm happy with the end result. Heat didn't allow me to work between 1 and 4 (walking on the roof was causing shingles to pull, actually melt,...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-27-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Got 1/2 the roof shingled and have a new found respect for roofers. Holy hot as hell batman. Bought the flashing kits for the skylights which made things clean and simple around the skylights. Going...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-24-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,597
Posted By Slev
Re: Outdoor shed / bar

Looking good Oz! I can definitely sympathize with the digging and BS grunt work...but that's what makes it a successful project
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-23-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Thanks for all the compliments fellas. Holy hot as balls today. I wasn't able to get started before noon today due to family obligations but I still got a good chunk done in that hot ass sun. My...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-21-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Ready for trusses this Saturday. I'm off on vacation next week to work on this and hope to have the roof done, exterior wrapped/sealed and windows in by end of the week. Ordering the windows...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-17-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Thanks

Learning as I go. Top plate coming, I mistakenly used one of my 3 10 footers on the base plate so I have to go get another before I install the top plate. YouTube is your friend
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-17-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

More progress in one day than I expected. All walls up, level, plumb, square. Trusses will be delivered tomorrow but probably won't be able to get to them until the weekend. Great neighbors always...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-15-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Material delivery today...making more progress. I hope to have a couple of walls up by the end of the weekend by my Sunday will be cut short
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Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-14-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

This option was discussed but it throws the kitchen out of whack. I wanted a larger entry but it wouldn't work given the layout of our kitchen. My wife commented AFTER the windows were ordered that...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-13-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

I recently had all the windows in my house replaced. Original plan was to remove the three windows and door and replace it with a 12' slider. Problem was when I removed the drywall between the...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-13-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-13-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Back from Vegas. Installed the joist hangers last night, finished the joists this evening. Tomorrow night I'll install the sleepers and be ready for the supply delivery on Friday to start on the...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-07-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

More progress, beams are set. I would have like to have gotten a few joists hung but it was hot as balls out...I've sweat a gallon or 12 the last few days.
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Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-07-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Thanks Mike! I am in South Lyon, not sure how long permits have been necessity. I typically wouldn't pull a permit but because it is outdoors I didn't want to deal with any potential issues. They...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-07-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Irish, I had originally planned to do the holes with my neighbor and a 2-man auger then re-thought the idea once I learned that the holes along the house had to be 6' deep. Paid a guy who builds...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-06-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Posts are set and cut to length. I hope to get them notched and the beams set tomorrow.
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Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-03-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

I spoke to my inspector before I filed for permit. Post holes have to be 42" minimum and along the house they have to be 6' deep due to "unsettled earth." My house is 20 years old...I think the...
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 07-02-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,625
Posted By Slev
Re: 3-Season Room Addition

Holes were dug today, 9 in total. Now I have to wait until Tuesday to call inspector in come out and approve holes. Next weekend I'll be in Vegas so I probably won't have any progress for over a...
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