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  • Posted in thread: Long distance landline phone services? on 08-28-2014 at 02:03 PM
    Not sure about your cell phone, but I know for an old cell phone I had it was possible to set
    up an antenna on your rooftop and then connect the phone to the antenna. I would think one
    could now even ...

  • Posted in thread: Small budget bathroom ideas on 08-05-2014 at 06:54 AM
    Ask around about vanities - I have found that I could not even give my old one away and it was
    still in good shape. Contact some contractors.

  • Posted in thread: How to finish plywood walls on 07-06-2014 at 07:53 PM
    I would attach drywall and finish. Since you have no idea what wiring is behind and where, use
    drywall screws of length to not pass through the other side of the plywood. Or fasten drywall
    to areas wh...

  • Posted in thread: Why is my drywall ceiling cracking away from walls? on 07-01-2014 at 06:23 AM
    Won't help if the trusses lift and take the drywall with it.:rofl:Yes, you are right. There is
    a limit to what any kind of tape or bead can handle.

  • Posted in thread: Why is my drywall ceiling cracking away from walls? on 06-30-2014 at 06:56 AM
    I assume this was taped right? A special crack-repair tape might hold up. See

  • Posted in thread: How To Remove Fake Wood Paneling? on 06-12-2014 at 07:20 PM
    Another option is to tape and finish the paneling. I just did this last summer in our basement
    family room. You need to make sure all edges are level with each other and then tape all seams
    and corner...

  • Posted in thread: Plan of action for repairing broken concrete steps. on 06-06-2014 at 05:40 AM
    My own preference is to replace any failing concrete with a non-concrete alternative if
    possible. Cracked concrete is just bad news! For example, I replaced our cracked up walk with
    two rows of pavers...

  • Posted in thread: Pressure treated does not mean ground contact on 05-31-2014 at 02:51 PM
    Typical green treated will rot if it sits on the ground. I always prop mine up on 2" cement
    pads. The ones I replaced were completely rotted where they were on the ground. The stuff you
    are mentioning...

  • Posted in thread: Advice on Porch Posts on 05-29-2014 at 06:55 PM
    Thanks for the input!

  • Posted in thread: Advice on Porch Posts on 05-29-2014 at 07:31 AM
    In the photo below is shown our back porch, supported by piers spaced 10 ft apart. The porch is
    constructed of 2x6's running the long way, spaced 16" apart, sitting upon 6x6 beams. The back
    of the por...

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