Podcast Episode 52 — Wood Stoves and Ripping Up a Basement Floor
Painting vinyl siding, basement bathroom reorganization, and masonry topics.
In this podcast episode, Host Justin Fink is joined by editorial director Rob Yagid and associate editor Patrick McCombe. They tackle listener questions on wood stoves, basement bathrooms, and masonry.
Other topics covered in this podcast: Painting vinyl siding, farmhouse style homes, and a brick chimney repair.
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Wood Stove Resources:
- All About Wood Stoves.
- How to Provide Makeup Air for a Wood Stove.
- Vermont House Uses Only Half a Cord of Firewood.
- Choosing a New Wood Stove.
- Product Watch: Wood-Fired Convection.
Resources mentioned in (or related to) this podcast episode:
- In this video, Michael Maines talks about his farmhouse home philosophy.
- WindsorONE’s trim failure was discussed back in Episode 7.
- Mason John Carrol’s articles on FHB.
- All FHB podcast show notes: FineHomebuilding.com/podcast.
Chimney repair: As debated in the podcast, a brick chimney is coated with stucco that is now flaking off.
Planning a basement bathroom: Listener Adam asked about his plan for installing a basement bathroom. Check out this gallery of photos he sent us to show his situation.