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  • Posted in thread: Birds eating all of my grass seed! on 07-30-2015 at 11:02 AM
    I've used fishing line with blank CD's suspended under the line to scare the birds away. This
    worked well for me. Will old CD's with data on them also work? i have a bunch of them. :D

  • Posted in thread: Newly framed bathroom wall out of square - should I have contractor redo? on 07-30-2015 at 10:57 AM
    I would have him redo it. It would be different if he was redoing a room that was built out to
    start with, even then they could and should get it square. you are showing an inch in 2 feet.
    Thats going...

  • Posted in thread: HELP! - new wiring for garage on 07-30-2015 at 04:46 AM
    I don’t know where the OP lives but here we are serviced and buy our power from Penelec
    and some of our neighbors belong to a rural co-op. Both of these the first time they came to
    read the mete...

  • Posted in thread: Which brand of pavers on 07-28-2015 at 11:11 AM
    I would do that also. I thought you were going for the paver brick deck look. I would much
    rather cut wood than pavers any day.

  • Posted in thread: Which brand of pavers on 07-28-2015 at 05:38 AM
    I would extend the stringers out an inch past the end of the slab and also the pavers then
    attach a face strip to the end of the stringers that would come up to flush with the paver
    surface and hide t...

  • Posted in thread: Bathroom window in shower on 07-28-2015 at 05:27 AM
    If you want to put something on it to help keep it dry, still be able to open the window and
    keep you going for a while till you can remove it and put in glass block or something like that
    and you don...

  • Posted in thread: Foundation problems or normal settlement? on 07-27-2015 at 02:54 PM
    I would repair them all and then take a wait and see what happens. by the way :welcome: to the

  • Posted in thread: Foundation problems or normal settlement? on 07-27-2015 at 12:59 PM
    Are all these things located around the crack you found like the same corner of the house or
    something? Do you think the property required filling in before building? Kind of go by the lay
    of the land...

  • Posted in thread: Brasscraft angle valve cracked on 07-27-2015 at 11:21 AM
    I am not a lawyer and I have had several very similar experiences with other products. In the
    old day it was extremely difficult to get the ear of some corporation that is spitting out a
    defective giz...

  • Posted in thread: Which brand of pavers on 07-27-2015 at 09:15 AM
    I don’t really know but I would rather have stringers under them than sand in this
    application. I just see the sand washing out and or holding water swelling up with freeze thaw
    etc. Get some PT...


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