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Last Activity:11-17-2010 10:08 PM
Posted in thread: Elexctric water heater operating costs 50 vs. 65 gallon on 11-20-2010 at 06:33 PM
You may want to look at the tags on the water heaters. The energy saving water heaters are very
well insulated. I have a 65 gallon in my home, we have 4 adults with 2 wash machines, one
Posted in thread: How to "push pull or tow" insulation into this space? on 11-20-2010 at 06:23 PM
I have customers that have foam in their homes and the cost to heat and cool the house is lower
than the homes around them. The next home I build for my self, I will be using foam. The cost
of the foa...
Posted in thread: Hanging closet pole in middle of room on 11-20-2010 at 06:17 PM
Pipe strap wooks well. Use metal strap and the screws with a larger head. Loop it from the
celing to the pole and back up the other side and back to the ceiling. Good Luck. G
Posted in thread: Installing shutters on vinyl siding on 11-20-2010 at 06:08 PM
Are the new shutters the same type and size as the old ones? I just removed a set, last week
and found three sets of holes all over the siding under the new shutters. The manufacture may
be different ...
Posted in thread: uphill flow toilets on 11-20-2010 at 05:58 PM
If its town sewer, you may not have enough fall out side the house to lower the main. Most
plumbers run a pipe from the exit from the house and the county will put the stub at your
property line. Its ...
Posted in thread: Any creative ideas for filling old air-conditioner hole? on 11-20-2010 at 05:44 PM
Fill in the hole with bricks if you can match them. The hole is small enough and the out side
will look better when you are done. Its easy to fill the hole in. Remember, when you are doing
Posted in thread: Best Deal on Flooring? on 11-20-2010 at 05:36 PM
Canceo, You want to see the floor you are putting down. Lowes has unfinished floor and are as
cheap as anyone. Don't forget, when you do get your floor, let it set a day or so in the room
it will be g...
Posted in thread: Thanksgiving is Coming up! on 11-17-2010 at 09:07 PM
Oldog, you can't beat a deep fried turkey. I need to try the poppers. Have a great one. Good
luck on the hunt. We open sat after bird day. G
Posted in thread: cabinet repainting/refacing on 11-17-2010 at 09:03 PM
Have you looked at new doors? Check out Rockler.com. If you just need something to do. Leveling
and sanding and leveling and sanding is a project if you do it correctly. Try to spray the
finnish. If y...
Posted in thread: dead outlet mystery on 11-17-2010 at 08:56 PM
Check the wire going to the outlet, is it aluminum? Has the house beed rewired? I have not seen
a GFCI on an 85 year old house.