Last Activity:01-15-2013 8:07 PM
Posted in thread: Contractor suggests laying hot asphalt over existing asphalt on 04-14-2014 at 04:07 PM
A small 8' wide x 20' long area on the bottom of my driveway has large ruts on both sides that
fill with water and get worst every year. The asphalt in the ruts is getting thin, and I'm
looking to hav...
Posted in thread: High Efficiency Furnace kicks on but shuts off on 01-15-2013 at 07:07 PM
I have an AMANA high efficiency gas furnace that lights and kicks on for a few seconds, then
shuts off and repeats lighting again. I believe it's a problem with the intake pipe that is
Posted in thread: Too many elbows in furnace pipe a bad thing? on 01-11-2013 at 07:18 AM
I have (2) 2" PVC pipes that are what I'm guessing are intake and exhaust for the furnace, both
venting out a basement window.Due to some piping issues I need to slightly re-route these two
Posted in thread: Getting shocked through the wall! on 01-05-2013 at 06:58 AM
Actually, it was wet drywall mud contacting a hot on one of the outlets on the opposite side of
the room. Current passed right through the metal strip on my corner tape. I cleaned off the
outlet and n...
Posted in thread: Getting shocked through the wall! on 01-04-2013 at 07:30 PM
I just finished wiring some ceiling light boxes and covering everything with drywall. While
applying metal corner tape to the drywall I get zapped right near the area where the boxes were
Posted in thread: Water pressure too high blowing hoses on 02-24-2012 at 11:47 AM
Hi,The water pressure in my house is kind of high which I don't mind for the houses water
fixtures and that sort of stuff but I keep blowing the garden hose! I tried attaching an inline
RV regulator t...
Posted in thread: Name this weed on 04-06-2011 at 11:39 AM
I have this weed that's taking over my lawn and I'd like to treat it with something this
spring. Can anyone suggest a fertilizer or tell me what type of weed this is?
Posted in thread: Raising frost line with retaining wall? on 04-02-2010 at 07:49 PM
Hi everyone. I'm wondering if I have the option of raising my frost line underneath my footers
by building a retaining wall and bringing up the soil a 6-12 inches. It seems like it wouldn't
be a probl...
Posted in thread: Garage is sinking! on 03-24-2010 at 08:45 PM
Thanks for all the helpful advice everyone. The snow has melted, and I have begun excavation
for my footers in each corner. My plan is to install 7 footers first, with the floor holding up
the garage ...
Posted in thread: Garage is sinking! on 11-08-2009 at 08:45 PM
Hello all, new to the forum. When my garage was built, the amateurs poured a slab of concrete
over some crushed stone with no footers or even rebar, just a slab of concrete. They built my 2