David N. Armington
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David N. Armington replied to Judi Lyall's discussion What to do with a pocket door in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"True.  Maybe remove enough plaster to angle in a nozzle, but that does nothing for the vertical gaps.  It is a shame that veneer plastering, over blueboard and a bonding agent, is a lost art.  I would do almost anything to solve a…"
Jun 20, 2011
David N. Armington replied to Judi Lyall's discussion What to do with a pocket door in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"If all these remedial actions seem difficult, why not waste the drywall?  If you came down several inches from the ceiling, to avoid a corner joint, you could slide the door open and have easy access with foam or caulk, and be quite…"
Jun 20, 2011
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Jun 20, 2011
David N. Armington is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Nov 4, 2010

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Imago Green
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BA1, Leed Green Associate, Associate Architect
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Historic Preservation
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Sticky Doors

Posted on August 6, 2015 at 1:38pm 0 Comments

The riddle is: "How many sides does a door have?" The answer is 6, While the vertical edges may be painted, the top and bottoms may not be sealed, which is different from just painting. Most door manufacturers will not honor a warranty if this is neglected. The styles may transmit water vapor along the entire height of the door through end grain, and some side expansion of the rails may occur.

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