Last Activity:10-21-2014 11:50 AM
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Posted in thread: my cabin is on leaning cement columns :/ on 10-21-2014 at 08:08 AM
I would make no attempt to pull it back in place, something would break.Fair enough...then in
that circumstance I wouldn't recommend he work under there at all; and should shore it up
soundly from the...
Posted in thread: my cabin is on leaning cement columns :/ on 10-21-2014 at 06:44 AM
Instead of the crib idea (which sounds like alot of labor just to get through this winter),
what about using a come-a-long system to pull the cabin back a few inches so it sits right on
the piers? Lea...
Posted in thread: Electrical for TV mounted above fireplace on 10-09-2014 at 10:27 AM
Just to follow up:Finished the install...I ended fishing the Romex through the wall to the two
rework boxes for the Vantec Power bridge. Fishing was relatively easy, I was able to fish by
Posted in thread: Replacing furnace/ac thoughts on 10-09-2014 at 08:00 AM
Best thing to do is get another quote and see how they stack up. Get two more if possible...by
comparing differences you'll be able to ask informed questions.Don't settle for being the noob;
we hire c...
Posted in thread: Ideas for large backyard an front on 10-09-2014 at 07:48 AM
Not sure there is much to do in the backyard. You have a bunch of mature trees back there that
many of us would be envious of. Plus, maintaining that will probably be work enough for you
Posted in thread: Need to cut bushes in half, questions. on 10-09-2014 at 07:41 AM
By cutting them in half you will be sawing/cutting through the main trunk of the bush. My
(uninformed) guess is that in the years following you will have multiple new growths from
around that cut end ...
Posted in thread: Behind shed ideas on 10-09-2014 at 06:59 AM
If it were me, I would move the composters from where they are now to behind the shed. That way
they aren't aren't visible from the house but still accessible. I would then plant something
Posted in thread: Selecting a color of siding on 10-03-2014 at 06:13 AM
Another thing to think of is ease of repair and how easy it is to replace. Say you have a
windstorm rip half of it off at some point, can you get a reasonable replacement
product?Another option is to ...
Posted in thread: Non treated pine 4x4s on 10-02-2014 at 07:07 AM
You said you found fir, he was looking for a furniture grade pine. he said he was looking for
non-PT 4x4s, not furniture grade pine. Also, he said farmhouse table which I took to mean
"rustic" and no...
Posted in thread: Electrical for TV mounted above fireplace on 10-02-2014 at 06:38 AM
do you actually use the fire place? some people have them and really dont use emput the tv in
the fire place, and buy glass doors for the fire boxwhen not watching tv, close the doors, and
you do not ...