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  • Posted in thread: Line for weed eater on 08-27-2016 at 05:28 PM
    Care to share what make and model you have?That picture is so blurry it's hard to see what you
    have going on.No owners manual?No arrow pointing to the direction to wind it?

  • Posted in thread: Buried angle stop on 08-26-2016 at 05:47 AM
    Not fun, and no way would I ever plumb one like that, but that valve can be replaced.Sure looks
    like a compression fitting.May need to use a basin wrench to get the supply line off.

  • Posted in thread: Window Leak - What is this part of the window called? on 08-25-2016 at 04:51 AM
    Post a picture of the outside of the window.

  • Posted in thread: How do I fix my ceiling? on 08-25-2016 at 04:46 AM
    I'd also go with can light's or at least install new fan rated boxes, because at some point
    someone's going to want to replace those lights.Need 5/8 sheetrock for a ceiling.As mention
    well worth the m...

  • Posted in thread: Summertime Door Sag on 08-20-2016 at 06:57 AM
    No way would I ever suggest "moving" a strike plate.You up end up with the holes being to close
    together and not grabbing, and an ugly gap on the jamb.Open the door and close it just enough
    that the l...

  • Posted in thread: Moving a deck on 08-20-2016 at 06:24 AM
    Please post a picture.No way is the post just sitting on blocks legal or safe.

  • Posted in thread: Dealing with a somewhat damp basement on 08-18-2016 at 05:54 AM
    Is that plywood in direct contact with the slab on that floor?If so that's a huge mistake.I'd
    guess that was a DIY finish job in that basement, if so you can bet those walls where not done
    right and w...

  • Posted in thread: What can I put over screens so rain doesn't get in? on 08-18-2016 at 05:38 AM
    Another choice. a better storm door.

  • Posted in thread: H and V from scratch on 08-16-2016 at 04:29 PM
    What type roof?Is there any soffit and roof venting?How much insulation is in the attic?Is it a
    a cathedral ceiling?Old single pane windows?

  • Posted in thread: Install flashing after the fact... on 08-08-2016 at 01:34 PM
    That siding never should have been that close to the shingles.Use 1 X 6 PVC lumber not wood or
    you'll be back there again at some point.Install it with trim head screws so it can be later
    removed if n...


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