Last Activity:01-21-2012 2:45 AM
Posted in thread: Jumping wires on 01-12-2012 at 06:46 PM
I am thinking about a wifi thermostat that needs a C wire. I read about converting my G wire to
a C wire and then jumping the G and Y at the furnace. This is supposed to work the fan with the
Posted in thread: New boxwoods on 07-23-2010 at 04:52 PM
The boxwoods seem to be doing OK. I have been using a soaker hose.The hydrangea seems to be a
problem. It was planted at the same time and the flowers have half closed up and it is
dropping. I hope th...
Posted in thread: New boxwoods on 07-19-2010 at 04:09 PM
I just planted 11 boxwoods in the front of my house. How much water do they need to 'set in' to
the yard? I live near Chicago, and it hasn't rained in a while - but it looks like it might
Posted in thread: slick spot on laminate floor on 09-23-2009 at 08:20 PM
My kitchen fooring is the sheet laminate that you can buy at any big box hardware store. It has
been that since before I bought the place.What is weird though is that there is a slick spot to
Posted in thread: Are You Ready For Some Football???!!! on 09-23-2009 at 04:37 AM
I was just at the Bears/Steelers game on Sunday. Pretty good game. :D
Posted in thread: This guy is stealing my name on 09-21-2009 at 07:39 PM
The emails to him have seem to cut down.I don't know if he took some initiative, after my email
and his apparent indifference, or not. I do know that so far, so good. I hope that it continues
Posted in thread: Honeywell Tap Lites on 09-21-2009 at 04:29 PM
Are you referring to the circular, battery powered push lights, or something else?
Posted in thread: Question on the right siding on 09-19-2009 at 06:06 PM
Why not vinyl? It should be durable enough to withstand the elements.
Posted in thread: can't purchase my windows on 09-17-2009 at 05:53 PM
I have never heard of someone tying the install into the purchase of a particular window.
Posted in thread: Framing basement on 09-15-2009 at 09:37 PM
Are you talking about not having a top plate? I would definitely have a top plate for the wall.
I see no problems nailing into the joists for the first floor though.I am not sure that I