Last Activity:02-29-2012 3:04 PM
Posted in thread: Front Door. on 03-29-2012 at 09:44 AM
Like every other project in this dang house, nothing is easy. I ordered a new entry door, and
it had to be custom built because of it's size. It is 42" wide and 84" tall (non-standard). It
was built w...
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 03-29-2012 at 09:39 AM
Done, and DONE...
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 02-03-2012 at 12:02 PM
Hope the heat from a hot fire doesn't melt the screen!:pnon-functional fireplace...
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 02-01-2012 at 04:09 PM
Our fireplace was closed off when we purchased the house. I had always wanted to open it up and
see what was back there. When we replaced the roof, we took the chimney down below the roofline
Posted in thread: Kitchen Remodel. on 09-06-2011 at 11:28 AM
Good thinking right there...they might discontinue a specific model between the time of picking
one and installing it...We've picked out the fridge and wall oven/microwave. We're re-using our
Posted in thread: Kitchen Remodel. on 09-06-2011 at 09:37 AM
We have started the process for a kitchen remodel. Hired a designer to help us with the layout,
etc.What do I need to think about as we move forward with this project??? Bring it all on. We
Posted in thread: New Landscaping. on 09-06-2011 at 09:34 AM
Really large project. Great job!! Hack you are my hero.How do I wish I could have the place
like yours!Thanks for the kind words...We lost the Avocado tree to root rot this last winter.
Had it cut dow...
Posted in thread: 'lectrical question. on 04-21-2011 at 04:53 PM
Your diagram is showing the hots as two separate sources.If this is the case, you may have
concerns with backfeeding the hots when/if both switches are on and in addition, you may have
issues with sha...
Posted in thread: 'lectrical question. on 04-13-2011 at 11:24 AM
Let me start this off by stating that I am a Mechanical Engineer. I know enough about wiring to
avoid killing myself, and have done a bunch of wiring in the house, but all under guidance of
Posted in thread: New Landscaping. on 03-31-2011 at 12:14 PM
So I finally finished my irrigation automation project.Background: When the contractor
installed the cistern, they put level sensors near the bottom. When the water level gets too
low, the sensor open...
Hack (a.k.a. Jeff)
- Bad block foundation options
- Possible mold problems??
- One Word Game
- question about water from central a/c
- deck roof and gutter question
- A little help with hardware, please?
- Aggressive Deer
- Suggestions on how to repair
- Crumbling, 'spaling' exterior foundation walls
- pressure washer advice
- Toilet will not fill
- Fire Safety
- Attaching wood post to concrete slab
- soffit vent ?
- Driveway Resurfacing