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Forum: Renovations & New Construction 04-16-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By strider3700
I know. I've got everything but the relay here. ...

I know. I've got everything but the relay here. Also a lot short on time. I should track down a 5v 110V relay and then one night perhaps.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 04-16-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
My cellar is being put to the test for the next...

My cellar is being put to the test for the next few weeks. My fridge died and a replacement isn't in stock anywhere in town. who knew 30" wide fridges which used to be the standard are not popular...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 12-06-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
They use masonry board and way more insulation...

They use masonry board and way more insulation then I did. If you've got the money and the space I'd totally go that way. Mine swings too far in temperature to keep me totally happy. It's good...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 12-02-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
what do you guys normally use to tape the seems...

what do you guys normally use to tape the seems in poly? This stuff is everywhere up here.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 12-01-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
Tuck Tape. I see a few places online refer...

Tuck Tape.

I see a few places online refer to it as sheathing tape. All of the first few google hits on Tuck tape are Canadian so maybe american's use something different?
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-29-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By strider3700
And finished minus trim and shelves inside of the...

And finished minus trim and shelves inside of the cold room
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Having let it run for a week or two now I've...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-23-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
this evening I finally taped the poly in around...

this evening I finally taped the poly in around the windows. As I was getting close to sealing it up and only had a few pieces of tape to go it was amazing how much cold air was channeling right to...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-23-10, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
outside hit -11 last night but is currently only...

outside hit -11 last night but is currently only -7 inside right now the basement is 17.9 The coldroom is at 4.1 Any colder and it's too cold but last night's temps are a real rarity around...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-22-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
most veg/fruit are best preserved at 4-8 degrees...

most veg/fruit are best preserved at 4-8 degrees depending on what they are. I can also use it for meat curing if I can get it to stay stable near that range.

Right now my goal is to see how...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-21-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
I finished insulating the basement wall with the...

I finished insulating the basement wall with the rigid insulation. It took a day and then I noticed that the cold room had stabilized at a temperature over a degree cooler then before even though...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-18-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
right now on the top right is the outlet vent...

right now on the top right is the outlet vent with the fan attached directly to the wall pushing out. The inlet tube runs down to the opposite bottom corner but the actual vent is below the outlet...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-18-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
Yep that's the plan. I just took a quick...

Yep that's the plan.

I just took a quick look and the cold room is already back up to 10 degree's and climbing after only 15 minutes. I know the R14 insulation isn't the best in the walls but...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-18-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
Well this morning I got up and it reports 8.2...

Well this morning I got up and it reports 8.2 degrees in the cold room. I've now turned the fan off and will see how quickly the temps go back up in there. I'm thinking I need to insulate that...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-18-10, 01:31 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By strider3700
Yep I discussed the breakerbox with my wife and...

Yep I discussed the breakerbox with my wife and will probably end up doing as you suggested phantom.

On the cold room front I wired up a 4" 120V fan I had in an old electronics project to the...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-13-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By strider3700
this part of the basement and right behind the...

this part of the basement and right behind the wash and dryer is the only part not "finished" The rest has drywall over the concrete then steps back and up the wall. Eventually yes I'll try to do...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-13-10, 01:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
The next step is obviously to put something on...

The next step is obviously to put something on the outside to finish it. We're going paneling since it's far quicker then finishing drywall, less messy, matches the rest of the basement and when...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-13-10, 01:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
The first thing I did was cut and install the...

The first thing I did was cut and install the vent holes for the cold cellar. They are just 4" dryer vents.

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Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-13-10, 01:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,826
Posted By strider3700
My basement and cold closet project

It's been over a month since I started on this project (much to my wifes unhappiness) and I'm going to push hard to be done to the point of paint by Sunday, after that I'm not overly concerned if it...
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