Last Activity:06-20-2006 11:39 AM
Posted in thread: Peonies and brown leaves on 05-30-2006 at 12:15 PM
Now that the peonies are done blooming, we'll have the greenery for the rest of the summer.
Seems like every year, though, the leaves start to get brown and smell...well...bad. My wife
insists that's ...
Posted in thread: Scotts Turf Builder 2 on 05-30-2006 at 12:11 PM
If you're using granules, you should water lightly within a couple days to drive the fertilizer
into the soil. (I watch the weather reports and fertilize the day before it's supposed to rain,
if I can...
Posted in thread: Ceiling fan hummmmm.... on 05-23-2006 at 04:07 PM
Noted you were intending to solder the connection from the fan to the wires in the junction
box? This seems a bit extreme! It makes it very difficult to remove, as you have to cut the
wires off, or ri...
Posted in thread: Ceiling fan hummmmm.... on 05-18-2006 at 02:52 PM
I've got two ceiling fans that are humming. One's installed using a deep box screwed to a 2 x 4
across the joists, the other using a hanging kit. The one on the 2x4 hums loudly, the other
only a littl...
Posted in thread: Drywall joint question on 05-08-2006 at 01:57 PM
Okay, so adding a bit of water to the general purpose compound isn't the same thing as the
Posted in thread: Drywall joint question on 05-05-2006 at 01:11 PM
Thanks, Tom, that's exactly the sort of input I was looking for. I've always been one for using
the general purpose stuff. BTW, your porch looks AWESOME. We're thinking about doing something
Posted in thread: Drywall joint question on 05-04-2006 at 04:30 PM
1. When I go to the local homecenter to buy joint compound, they've got "general purpose",
"lightweight", lightweight in a box, and lightweight in powder form (I think). I've visited
USG's website, bu...