Last Activity:07-05-2015 1:19 AM
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Posted in thread: Ideas needed on cemented area underneath deck on 07-04-2015 at 10:50 AM
I would install rails and balusters, matching the ones above it, before some child takes a
tumble into that pit.
Posted in thread: Draining Water Heater - Minimal Clearance at drain on 07-03-2015 at 09:32 AM
You have a couple of issues. The pan and drain isn't for draining the the tank but there to
drain any water the drips out of the pressure relief valve.Running a hose out the window is ok
but the debri...
Posted in thread: Help! Need Solutions to Concrete Basement on 07-03-2015 at 09:10 AM
" why do folks insist on reinventing wheels ? "Because if they didn't, we would still be using
Posted in thread: Venting covered porch roof on 07-01-2015 at 06:21 AM
If you have a colonial with a covered porch, I'll assume it's a 2 story house with a porch roof
scabbed onto the side. While there are very valid reasons to vent a roof over enclosed living
Posted in thread: Suggestions for hidden fasteners for deck? on 06-27-2015 at 05:33 PM
I've just started looking as I'm going to be redecking my boat dock. I'm mostly considering the
slotted composite. Kreg has their Deck Jig which is nice but you need to rotate it to get both
sides of ...
Posted in thread: And in Canada on 06-27-2015 at 08:01 AM
That's hardly the point. It's about what the citizens would get, not where the Government gets
Posted in thread: And in Canada on 06-27-2015 at 04:48 AM
10,000,000 x $1,000,000 = $10,000,000,000,000 Probably a bit more than your annual GDP. You
think Canada has that much cash laying about?
Posted in thread: Need new cabinet hinges on 06-26-2015 at 07:16 AM
On your issue about aligning the doors when you rehang them. Before you take them off, measure
the distance from the underside of the door to the bottom of the frame. Bottom looks like 1/2"
or so. The...
Posted in thread: What are the disadvantages of using cement / concrete mixer on 06-25-2015 at 09:30 AM
Depending on the size of the sections you do pour, you may need to also add control joints to
the individual sections. That's done with a few math calculations. There are tons of videos on
Posted in thread: What are the disadvantages of using cement / concrete mixer on 06-25-2015 at 05:00 AM
That is a big slab to be pouring by hand and 7 days will probably creep beyond that because of
weather and such. If you're adamant about doing it as you say, I wouldn't pour it with all
those cold joi...