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  • Posted in thread: Peonies and brown leaves on 05-30-2006 at 11:15 AM
    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 11:11 AM
    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 03:07 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 01:52 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 12:57 PM
    Okay, so adding a bit of water to the general purpose compound isn't the same thing as the
    lightweight compound?

  • Posted in thread: Drywall joint question on 05-05-2006 at 12:11 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
    similar t...

  • Posted in thread: Drywall joint question on 05-04-2006 at 03:30 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...


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