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Posted in thread: orange fungus? on 01-24-2011 at 10:41 AM
We have an older home with board and batten siding. We are planning to paint this summer, but
currently the paint in some areas that are really exposed to the elements is cracking and
peeling down to ...
Posted in thread: new ceiling cracks on 10-12-2010 at 02:24 PM
Thanks all for your input. commonsensehandyman we don't use a humidifier in our home. We are
actually having someone out to check our attic insulation anyway to see if we need more added.
The cracks a...
Posted in thread: new ceiling cracks on 10-09-2010 at 12:28 PM
I haven't had a chance to get a picture yet, but these cracks are actually in the house not in
the garage although I have noticed the same thing in the garage. I was less concerned about the
Posted in thread: new ceiling cracks on 10-08-2010 at 06:13 PM
Hi, I have a question about ceiling cracks that I've noticed recently. We live in a 1970 ranch
house with a crawlspace. Since we've lived here (11 years) there have been two long cracks that
Posted in thread: replacing outdoor faucet on 07-03-2010 at 10:32 PM
Thanks everyone for your help and input. We decided we didn't want to mess with 40 year old
galvanized pipe and risk crushing it and then really having a big problem. My husband was able
to remove the...
Posted in thread: replacing outdoor faucet on 07-03-2010 at 02:25 PM
Well we ended up going through the drywall only to find that the only pipes the previous owners
didn't change to copper is this one going to the outside faucet. We are now trying to figure
out what th...
Posted in thread: replacing outdoor faucet on 07-03-2010 at 10:23 AM
Thanks for replying! What I meant we plan to do is to cut an actual hole in the siding, so it's
exposed. Then cut the pipe coming up, resolder a new one and then attach a frost free faucet.
The other ...
Posted in thread: replacing outdoor faucet on 07-02-2010 at 10:55 PM
We are planning to replace an outdoor faucet. The current one has leaked from the handle for
years while the water was running and was too rusted to try to replace the washer. Now it drips
Posted in thread: foundation cracks on 07-02-2010 at 09:57 PM
Hi, wondering if anyone here can give some advice to us.We have a 40 year old home on a raised
concrete foundation with a crawlspace below. While out doing some cleanup I noticed 2 different