Derek "Brofessor" Nutt
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Bathroom window vs. Bathroom vent

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tarquin Anstruther Mar 14. 5 Replies

Hello guys,It has been a while since I've posted and I come back to you today to ask your opinion on a small house improvement/alteration.The house I bought a few years ago has a single small…Continue

Tags: fix, bathroom, crafty, project, construction

Man cave advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dean Roberts Jan 8, 2016. 29 Replies

I have lived in my home for a year as of a few days ago and over that time my "man cave" has undergone a few dramatic changes. It started with a painters tape label on the floor declaring it to be a…Continue

 

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Tarquin Anstruther replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Bathroom window vs. Bathroom vent
"There is a modern trend in architecture which creates bathrooms and kitchens without windows and natural light, I hate both, I  like natural light and ventilation."
Mar 14
Gentleman Engineer replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Bathroom window vs. Bathroom vent
"Would such a phobia include those specimens translucent?"
Mar 13
Shannon N. Clark replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Bathroom window vs. Bathroom vent
"I hate windows in bathrooms, but I'm just super paranoid. "
Mar 12
Derek "Brofessor" Nutt replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Bathroom window vs. Bathroom vent
"That's fair. I've been told that the cast iron tub needs to stay, so I'm kind of leaning towards keeping it, although I might put it in the basement and create a new bathroom instead of keeping it in my already small existing bathroom."
Mar 11
Sir replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Bathroom window vs. Bathroom vent
"I'd hate to give up a window pretty much anywhere.  I'd also prefer to have the option of a tub bath.  So I know what I'd choose."
Mar 10
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Bathroom window vs. Bathroom vent

Hello guys,It has been a while since I've posted and I come back to you today to ask your opinion on a small house improvement/alteration.The house I bought a few years ago has a single small bathroom on ground level with a full tub with a large smoked window in the shower area for ventilation. Having sat and looked at it a time, I wonder if it might not be a better option to tear it all out, replacing the tub with a standing shower and simply walling over the removed window, installing a fan…See More
Mar 10
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Jan 9, 2016
Dean Roberts replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"Cheers to you for giving it a go! I have a large room in my basement that I'm going to redo as a man cave someday."
Jan 8, 2016
Pale Horse replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"ditto"
Jan 8, 2016
Portnoy replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"I am kinda jealous of you guys that live in areas where you can have basements to get to do these projects"
Jan 8, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"if you are going to build a shop be mindful of dust.  covering the furnace is a necessary evil there. "
Jan 8, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"The product Rick is referring to is called panduit by brand name.  they also have a metal raceway used for outlets.  If you want separate duplex outlets then you should run conduit or drop from above.  If you dont know what you are…"
Jan 8, 2016
Native Son replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"I'm just sayin' but you might want to watch one or two episodes of those shows by Regular Joe's fellow countryman, Mike Holmes.  I mean the earlier ones, where he had to work within a budget when fixing up basements. "
Jan 8, 2016
Shane replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"no mad scientist vibes from y'all?"
Jan 8, 2016
D. R. Fowler replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"What everybody else said.  I think you first need to define what the space really is, otherwise it becomes a storage room.  In a previous house I built hinged walls with shelves around the furnace.  It was better than having a closet…"
Jan 8, 2016
Gentleman Engineer replied to Derek "Brofessor" Nutt's discussion Man cave advice
"In the event intrusion unwarranted of water exists of possibility, perchance the installation of a French Drain and pump associated would exist as de rigour. One would also concur that the nature of said chambre should exist of determination. Shall…"
Jan 8, 2016

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Interests
Computers, construction, not murdering my irritating cat
Books
Christopher Moore's collection, The Dude de Ching, any fast food murder mystery (a la Jack Reacher)
Movies
Fight Club, Interstellar
Music
Well here's the issue: everyone has a favorite music and I can't really say I do. I have songs I don't like, but I like cuts from everything. For the past several years (since I was a pizza delivery driver) I've been into Alt Rock. When I trained at Hertz rent-a-car, I kept it on the Alt Rock station. That said, throw back hip hop hits the spot quite often and I've been known to blare some Brad Paisley. Can't go wrong with 70s and 80s either. Celtic bagpipes are good for working when you really can't afford to pay much attention and need pleasant white noise.

On that note, the two above movies are really there for their music and stick-it-to-the-man attitude.
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"It's kind of chilly and damp feeling in my basement." --Me, right now

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