How To Do Plumbing in a Log Home

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The exquisiteness of a home log makes this type of housing a popular choice for people looking for quaint and comfortable living. Now, because of innovative and easy to build home log kits, it is quite affordable to build a log home. When building a home log, it is important to consider the installation of the plumbing system.

Installing plumbing in a home log is not that much different than installing plumbing in a conventional home. In most cases, the plumbing can be hidden behind the wall cladding and within the floor. A plumber will install and run the pipe system in the walls of log homes that have interior framed walls. For log homes that have all interior walls, the plumber will build a chase-way in a room on the first level. The chase-way is a boxed out area in which the HVAC and plumbing runs through to the second level of the log home.

If a log home is built with completely round log floor joists on the second level, the floor will have to be built up to allow for the electrical and plumbing. This is done by creating a space between the tongue and grove by … Read More

Drug Store Fixtures

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Drug store fixtures are a unique blend of wood and steel components. A comprehensive range of attractive fixtures are available through specialized companies. You can buy these fixtures from a number of local sellers at reasonable rates. Used fixtures can be bought from local drug store owners when they go in for renovation or sale. Fixtures for an average size drug store may cost around $ 20,000.

The drug store fixtures house light fixtures and other hardware fixtures. In a heritage drug store, the main attraction is a set of antique drug store fixtures. In a modern drug store, the main fixtures are pharmaceutical distribution systems, medicine storage systems and floor supported counters. Gondolas, slat wall panels, hangers, packaging, literature racks, glass floor displays, shelving, sign holders, tables, literature holders, risers, wall standards, brackets, display cases and counters, backroom storage, news stand, toy area, and cash counter wall unit are all part of drug store fixtures ..

All drug store fixtures are designed to provide good functionality with flexibility. The free standing fixtures are used as storage devices having ample space and work space, which can be easily changed in accordance with the store? S needs. The floor supported fixtures … Read More

Home Improvement

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Home Improvement

The Money Pit provides home improvements tips and suggestions to help you make your House a Home. View tips to save space and add style to your home here moneypit.com/article/spiral-staircase-kits-your-home

Posted by Money Pit on 2011-03-15 07:26:53

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Transforming an Aluminum Patio Cover Into an Insulated Roof on Your Mobile Home

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Mobile home repair can be a daunting task. A popular addition to mobile homes are aluminum patio covers. Aluminum patio covers offer a nice opportunity to increase outdoor living space. Typically these structures have a “U Pan” or “V Pan” design. A lot of people have tried to enclose the area underneath and heat it. Most people fail at this. I will tell you how to successfully accomplish this.

The hardest part to this task is effectively insulating the aluminum patio cover. Most people will see how the pans are shaped and become perplexed. The most effective way is to fill the low voids of the cover with 2″ foam board. Measure and cut strips of the foam board to fit in between the ridges of the pans. You want the surface of the foam board to be flush with the top of the ridges of the pans. If you are not flush yet, add an appropriate thickness of foam to make the surfaces flush. Once flush, overlay a foam board across the entire patio cover. You can use 3/4″ or 1″ foam. Use screws with washers to attach the top layer of foam. If you are not going to … Read More