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  • Posted in thread: Tub Drain rusted through on 10-10-2014 at 07:02 PM
    Hi everyone, I went to do something really easy and when I removed my tub drain to install a
    new one as the push button apparatus has broken in the old one I realized my drain was very
    rusted. I do ha...

  • Posted in thread: Blown insulation without a machine, good idea? on 09-20-2014 at 06:22 PM
    I did take Ginger's advice. She was really nice, even offered to come help me blow it in... Lol
    wife would have loved that one ;). put up 7 bags to even it all out, went pretty easy, only
    about an hou...

  • Posted in thread: Blown insulation without a machine, good idea? on 09-20-2014 at 01:15 PM
    I just used this calc and my insulation ranges from almost 15" thick for R54 to ~8" in the low
    spots for R28. with about 3 or 4 bags I should be able to make it all at least R39, Is there
    any reason b...

  • Posted in thread: Blown insulation without a machine, good idea? on 09-20-2014 at 01:03 PM
    Okay, VICTORY The attic is DONE before winter, THIS ROCKS! BUT as I was raking the insulation
    back into place I noticed apparently some of my insulation disappeared (Lots of low spots that
    I probably ...

  • Posted in thread: Question Regarding Ground Wire for Light Fixture on 08-20-2014 at 10:08 AM
    When working in a buddy's house he was having issues with a light fixture that was going bad.
    When we opened up the box we were surprised to find a very new looking ground wire in a box
    that looked st...

  • Posted in thread: Tips when dealing with trades workers on 08-20-2014 at 10:03 AM
    Wuzzat, The bad news is that reality doesn't always pierce the veil of self deception in a
    timely manner. Jungle, I try my best to AVOID dealing with those people, on a one on one basis
    usually I can ...

  • Posted in thread: Ceiling Fan Wobble on 08-19-2014 at 10:55 AM
    Ya, I already bought it last night going to pick it up today. I put in a really fancy box with
    an expanding pole and cleats that anchor into the wood along with feet that hold it the right
    distance ab...

  • Posted in thread: need to remove this pesky soap holder on 08-18-2014 at 01:43 PM
    Hey, can we get some pictures of the whole thing completed? Any update on leak/smells, of the
    mold variety that is.

  • Posted in thread: Ceiling Fan Wobble on 08-18-2014 at 01:26 PM
    Silly question probably but, I have a ceiling fan that was up and running 7 or 8 months ago
    that was working just fine with only one balancing weight. I have since stored it then moved it
    to a new loc...

  • Posted in thread: Tips for saving money when hiring an electrician? on 08-11-2014 at 10:03 AM
    Nothing like Family to help set things on fire, I mean help with electrical work :D! I think
    you're in good shape though. I think your list has gotten bigger since the last posting, it's
    funny how tha...

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August 23, 2013  •  11:26 AM
what a dork