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Re: LED kitchen lighting –My experience.
I had the same experience.   But I also believe they are the future when the price comes down and light output goes up. They run cool, and I think they ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:40 AM
Krisana Park discovered
the Denver Post totally lets the cat out of the bag: [url href=http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_4277572]Krisana Park in the Denver Post[/url] by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:23 AM
Krisana Park discovered
by Kevin Dickson last modified Sep 08, 2006 08:26 PM
Re: Ceiling ideas
A Drop Ceiling would work. Like you see in offices. There are some cool ceiling tiles available, just not at Home Depot. by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:39 AM
Re: Painting a granite countertop
Bulthaup is just stainless. You could overlay stainless, but the edge details are troublesome. Painting granite is frankly crazy. by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:32 AM
MCM warehouse lofts
Relatively affordable and relatively modern... [url href=http://www.oneidalofts.com/plans.htm]oneida lofts[/url] by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:23 AM
MCM warehouse lofts
by Kevin Dickson last modified Apr 12, 2006 02:50 AM
Re: Dryvit
Apparently if it is installed just right you'll be OK. The reputation of rot underneath is widely known by house hunters, so it could hurt resale value. by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:39 AM
Re: Interested in developing a Modern Sustainable Housing Development
Jill, I'm a little jealous when you say lots of vacant land. There's almost nothing left around here, so I'm buying 600-800sq. ft. worn out postwar ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:20 AM
Re: Google Ad Experiments
I haven't noticed any yet. Please please make sure they don't move across the screen or hold me hostage while they play out. by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:43 AM
Re: concrete floors - a thin pour?
The 2 pour also has GREAT thermal performance. I have it in my home and am amazed every day. You know how when someone accidentally leaves the front ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:37 AM
Re: Wall base for modern home
Well, gypsum wallboard and paint don't hold up well to vacuuming or mopping. (The HO doesn't always do it) by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:37 AM
Re: Most Affordable brand of metal roof for home
So which manufacturer did they buy from? by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:37 AM
Re: HVAC calculation services?
They sound kind of shady because no one can guarantee how much energy you'll use. There are too many variables that they can't control. On the other ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:37 AM
Re: The economics of going solar?
Alexkos, You've done a lot of good thinking about a lot of the problems. I have some hands-on experience in some of those topics, so allow me to ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:40 AM
Re: eco smart fireplaces
I don't really think I want to handle flammable liquids inside the house. I'd liken it to using a campstove (same fuel). It's also virtually impossible ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:37 AM
Re: veneer plywood floors
Tons of info here and other places. Search plywood floors and continue that thread if you have more questions. by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:36 AM
Re: Ikea sucks...how about their cabinets?
The Avsikt cabinet doors have extruded, anodized aluminum and frosted tempered glass. Excellent longevity if you put it on a decent box. Anybody else's ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:26 AM
Re: Shower head questions
Just a thought about rain-type heads: the higher you can mount it, the more satisfying the flow will be at lower flow rates. Gravity is accelerating the ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:25 AM
Re: insulating curtains
Window Quilt is the only good supplier I've found. Too much air gets around the cellular shades. Maybe you can add some vertical and horizontal ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:31 AM
Re: Advanced Wall Framing vs. SIPs
The attic is the place where SIPs provide an advantage. Sealed, well insulated, and conditioned attics are smarter than the current common practice of ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:33 AM
Re: Aluminum Backsplash
That thin aluminum flashing will dent easily compared to stainless, even bonded to MDF. But since the backsplash doesn't see much impact, it could be OK. ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:39 AM
Re: Steel 'SIP-ped' building questions...
Structall makes a steel SIP [url href=http://structall.com/Content/Panel/PanIntro.htm]Structall[/url] by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:30 AM
Re: Really Slow
Still really slow tonight. by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:29 AM
Re: Tile around Denver
Broadway Tile has glass samples and quick turnaround by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:23 AM
Re: US DoE Goes Modern
I've always thought that an Airstream house would be successful: by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:40 AM
Re: Geo Thermal Advise
As you probably have found, ground coupled heat pump systems are pricey. I maintain that they are also uneccessary for new construction in fairly sunny ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:40 AM
Re: Frost Protected Shallow Foundations - FPSF
Again, you should have an engineer provide drawings. It is possible to insulate under the slab, and rely on the earth's constant ground temperature to ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:28 AM
Re: plywood floors?
If you try to rout a recess for molding or aluminum extrusion, do some testing. When I tried this method, I found that I got way too many splinters going ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:38 AM
Re: Experienced DIY concrete countertoppers...
RMCF, you are describing a similar low labor method to what I've used... The self-leveling stuff (Levelquik, Ardex and the like) never needs sanding or ... by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:33 AM

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