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  • Home repair, bicycling, kayaking
  • Dan G
  • San Diego


  • Posted in thread: Supporting Attic Rafters on 07-28-2014 at 08:54 AM
    You will get many detailed responses because it depends on your framing. Attic storage is done
    all the time without damaging the house.I have seen people nail down sections of plywood onto
    the joists ...

  • Posted in thread: Garbage disposal trouble on 07-27-2014 at 10:39 PM
    Huh? The motor runs? So what is the problem? The motor runs but it does not chew up the
    garbage?Your problem is that the drive shaft is not driving the blades inside the
    chamber.Replace the disposal. ...

  • Posted in thread: help deck dropped on 07-26-2014 at 10:40 PM
    Here are two pics which illustrate what you SHOULD see under the deck at the house connection.
    One is a photo which illustrates the bolting and the joist hangers.The second is a diagram
    which illustra...

  • Posted in thread: Hot to Ground? on 07-26-2014 at 09:30 AM
    Have seen this ... Water from the shower, actually ... very scary.Old house with a ground wire
    attached to the cold water pipe outside at the hose bib. Painters had recently come through and

  • Posted in thread: Under Cabinet range hood install help on 07-25-2014 at 08:56 AM
    This project appears on two posts .... the other one is where people are participating

  • Posted in thread: Big hole in the Wall-Fixable? on 07-22-2014 at 07:18 AM
    Hit up ... Get a price for the fix minus the painting. Make her paint the wall
    (if you are still speaking) :D

  • Posted in thread: Range Hood Install problem on 07-21-2014 at 10:04 PM
    Done my fair share of vent hoods ... Usually, the vent can be directed either upward, out the
    back or toward the front (which blows, not vents).My first instinct is to cut out the wall and
    reframe to ...

  • Posted in thread: Big hole in the Wall-Fixable? on 07-21-2014 at 02:08 PM
    This is basic drywall fix 101 ... Not hard but you need to see it and get the materials, tools,
    etc. Here is a video which sort of helps.
    [ame][/ame]Notes .....

  • Posted in thread: Bought a leak locator on 07-21-2014 at 11:35 AM
    Hey, for $1,750 it better find a lot of leaks ....

  • Posted in thread: need to remove this pesky soap holder on 07-21-2014 at 09:58 AM
    For the amount of work you do, an entry level grinder would be sufficient. (Ryobi) you should
    check Craigslist for used tools. You can pick up a higher quality grinder for $30 that will
    last longer. ...

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