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Posted in thread: Caulk for interior of window? on 05-14-2016 at 05:41 PM
There are several sizes of self adhesive foam weather stripping, which would be far more user
friendly.I suppose that would be best. I don't know why I didn't think of the obvious. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Caulk for interior of window? on 05-14-2016 at 10:11 AM
I live in an old farm house, and I have a back room with several windows. The windows are
original, and replacing them is not an option right now. Structurally, they are ok; they are
not rotting out o...
Posted in thread: Return Air question on 04-10-2016 at 07:58 AM
Thanks, I'll leave it alone.I hadn't had any issues, but I know that ideas change over time
concerning everything. Remember, there was a time when everyone thought the bill would be
cheaper if you set...
Posted in thread: Return Air question on 04-09-2016 at 01:07 PM
I live in an older house about 1200 square feet. There are four rooms in a square, and a longer
room and bathroom across the back of the house. There is a door joining each room, so I can
walk in the ...
Posted in thread: Turn AC off whn gone. on 08-09-2015 at 10:14 AM
I've read several articles that claim turning the ac completely off when at work will save
energy rather than leaving it on or merely turning it up. Has anyone here done this and noticed
a savings on ...
Posted in thread: Convert overhead lights to switch on 07-24-2015 at 02:05 PM
I looked more closely as duct work is on the ceiling, and the pull-string light is connected to
the light that is on a switch, bit it still only works on the pull string regardless if the the
Posted in thread: Convert overhead lights to switch on 07-24-2015 at 12:35 PM
The light at one end of the basement below the steps is on a switch, and there was another one
at the other end of the basement on a pull switch. At some point, another light on a pull
switch was put ...
Posted in thread: Convert overhead lights to switch on 07-24-2015 at 08:46 AM
I live in an old house, and I have three overhead lights in the basement. One operates on a
wall switch, and the other two are pull-string. Is there any way I can connect a wire from the
wall switch l...
Posted in thread: Shower curtain sizes on 07-11-2015 at 02:34 PM
I had a shower stall installed with an opening of about 32". I bought what I thought was just a
standard shower curtain, and it's 70" wide. Do most people use one of this size and let the
extra pile u...
Posted in thread: Kitchen countertop rough underneath on 06-10-2015 at 01:36 PM
My parents have a laminate countertop in their kitchen. It is rough underneath the lip that
hangs over; it appears to be presswood. Apparently, it has become more rough over the years for