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Posted in thread: How to curve deck skirt? on 04-08-2014 at 07:27 PM
I made a curved front porch. I had some Composite fencing pickets laying around and used them
for skirting. At only 1/2" thick they were pretty flexible but it should be warm outside or at
least have ...
Posted in thread: Buyer beware - under-filled propane tanks! on 04-02-2014 at 09:17 PM
New tank cost $30 and its about $7 cheaper to refill taking account for lost propane around me.
So If you have to exchange a tank instead of refill more than 4 times in 12 years it would
balance out. ...
Posted in thread: Buyer beware - under-filled propane tanks! on 04-02-2014 at 07:57 PM
Refilling your tank is definitely cheaper. But throwing away your outdated tank and buying a
new one is probably not cheaper. Cheaper to exchange the tank and hope you get one that has
majority of the...
Posted in thread: Buyer beware - under-filled propane tanks! on 04-02-2014 at 06:34 PM
You have to figure in the fact that tanks are only good for 12 years and refill station around
me are getting more strict at looking on the date stamp on tank before they refill them. So
when they are...
Posted in thread: HillyBilly special lean to lea to temp wall on 03-31-2014 at 10:08 AM
A dollar saved is a dollar earned. With taxes more like $1.30. So Im all for what your doing.
Your lucky there is no snow load. If you can walk on roof without alot of bounce i doubt it is
in danger o...
Posted in thread: Kitchen Nook Bench Seat on 03-30-2014 at 05:09 PM
There is many ways to frame a bench seat.. Here is a pretty easy design furniture grade 3/4
plywood for sides attach a 2x4 every 24" oc. on top to support top. Just screw/nail through
plywood and to...
Posted in thread: HillyBilly special lean to lea to temp wall on 03-30-2014 at 04:39 PM
As far as resale goes I dont think you can make this house buyable at least above land value
without framing out a new roof. So if you planning on selling it ever be aware any money and
effort you are...
Posted in thread: Laundry water shutoffs question on 03-30-2014 at 06:33 AM
I little heat could help. You probably just need bigger wrenches though. If you have pipe dope
i would use that. It is harder for a first timer to mess up. The tape takes a little skill. You
have to p...
Posted in thread: Laundry water shutoffs question on 03-29-2014 at 05:49 PM
use a pipe wrench /pliers on clamp on fitting and wrench on shut off to get off old shut off.
Posted in thread: Laundry water shutoffs question on 03-29-2014 at 05:47 PM
I would be more worried about replacing that clamp on gasket fitting than the valve. For Diyer
you can use sharkbite fittings or compression shark bite