Last Activity:03-08-2014 3:32 PM
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Posted in thread: Exterior brick repair on 03-08-2014 at 12:19 PM
You can not repair bricks. Either pressure wash them (to get the water stains off) and leave as
is or cut out the damaged bricks and replace them.
Posted in thread: Foundation problems or settling? on 03-07-2014 at 06:49 AM
Settling IS a foundation issue. The foundation should have been built on solid soil to prevent
Posted in thread: There are 3-conductor cables in my breaker box (???) on 03-06-2014 at 05:42 PM
The other SIDE of the box is not what you want. The legs in a breaker panel are split down each
side. They alternate down both sides.The wires should be connected to two breakers with a
handle tie or ...
Posted in thread: Why not reuse glass shower doors? on 02-27-2014 at 01:43 PM
If the shower door fits the new shower and the new hinges fit the holes in the glass then there
is absolutely no reason not to reuse it. Of course the contractor will want to sell you a new
one. He ma...
Posted in thread: suddenly concerned during vinyl floor removal on 02-19-2014 at 01:23 PM
Vacuuming suspected asbestos is not a good thing. It is the air born fibers that are the issue.
The vacuum is just blowing stuff everywhere. Even if you have a high quality HEPA filter in the
Posted in thread: Replacing self contained switch with 3 wire sets? on 02-19-2014 at 07:10 AM
You will have to figure out which wire is going to the light. Nothing to figure out. Take the
bottom two blacks and connect with pigtail to one screw of new switch. Take top black and
connect to other...
Posted in thread: Where can I find this? on 02-17-2014 at 06:05 PM
Barn door hardware.
Posted in thread: Concrete Slab & Heaving on 02-17-2014 at 11:13 AM
Lay some styrofoam in the hole to keep the frost line from going so deep or under the slab.
Posted in thread: Replacing Old Fluorescent Light Ballasts with New Ballasts on 02-14-2014 at 06:49 PM
Yes. Wire like the diagram on the ballast.
Posted in thread: Main Service Line Question on 02-10-2014 at 08:58 AM
Pressure reducing valve is only needed if you have high city water pressure. Anything above
60-70 PSI should probably have one.