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  • Posted in thread: Is this a 60 or 45 degree miter cut? on 06-13-2016 at 08:04 PM
    Thanks. Just a final question that just occurs to me: if I find I can't re-use the old nails,
    do I need to use galvanized nails to install the new pieced of treated wood? And drill narrow
    pilot holes ...

  • Posted in thread: Is this a 60 or 45 degree miter cut? on 06-13-2016 at 07:32 PM
    Thanks. I guess after I remove the old piece, I could just put it on top of the new piece and
    line them up and pencil in the cut line on both ends.

  • Posted in thread: Is this a 60 or 45 degree miter cut? on 06-13-2016 at 06:53 PM
    See photo. I have to remove the larger piece (where the arrow is on top of) and miter box cut
    it to fit the smaller piece at the point of the arrow's tip. Looking at it I can't tell what
    angle cut it ...

  • Posted in thread: double key deadbolt lock stuck on 12-14-2015 at 08:48 PM
    when we're home we keep a key in it.

  • Posted in thread: double key deadbolt lock stuck on 12-14-2015 at 08:30 PM
    Thanks. Right you are it was an Arrow. I couldn't turn the key but key was removable. Turned
    out when the locksmith opened everything up that a small piece inside had broken from metal
    fatigue over th...

  • Posted in thread: double key deadbolt lock stuck on 11-14-2015 at 04:58 PM
    Thanks, when I turn the lock partway, those holes open up and I was able to tighten the screws
    but to no avail. But I'll try this with someone else on the other side of the door to hold the
    lock and m...

  • Posted in thread: double key deadbolt lock stuck on 11-14-2015 at 04:33 PM
    Hi, I have a 16 year old double-key deadbolt lock on my front door, don't know brand. See
    attached photo. A few years ago it got stuck--key is not stuck in lock but it won't turn enough
    to open door. ...

  • Posted in thread: gurgling house trap on 04-04-2013 at 06:37 AM
    While it's still not clear why the house trap plug loosened before sewage backed up into the
    slop sink, we'll assume it wasn't on tight to begin with. Ultimately, it's the same story:
    roots clogging u...

  • Posted in thread: gurgling house trap on 02-26-2013 at 08:19 AM
    for the last few weeks have heard sounds of water rushing through trap in basement. today, it
    was gurgling as well. removed trap plate, found the house side plug open--therefore the noise--
    and a litt...

  • Posted in thread: Best choice to replace basement awning windows on 12-20-2012 at 07:54 PM
    Yes I'll take out that mulch in the spring--retains too much humidity, replace it with gravel.
    And at some point have to repitch the land so it goes down from not up to the foundation. No
    water proble...

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