Last Activity:08-19-2013 11:17 PM
Posted in thread: Increasing light pass-through, max gaps on 06-11-2015 at 09:21 AM
I have a second-story deck that blocks too much sun to the deck below. It's time to replace to
the decking, and I was thinking of using 2x2 pressure-treated with large gaps, instead of the
Posted in thread: How to add stuff to a one-outlet circuit on 08-19-2013 at 05:17 PM
OK, forget the light switch.I just want to add a regular outlet to a circuit currently
dedicated to a single GFCI outlet. Are there any special considerations in extending the wiring
from the GFCI to ...
Posted in thread: How to add stuff to a one-outlet circuit on 08-19-2013 at 01:01 PM
Hm. I looked at the old light switch just now. It only has a cable running to the light fixture
(black wire and white wire). I assumed power ran into the switch, and then out to the light.
But this sw...
Posted in thread: How to add stuff to a one-outlet circuit on 08-19-2013 at 12:34 PM
Bathroom with a single GFCI outlet on a dedicated grounded circuit. I want to take a light
switch and outlet that are currently on a different, old, ungrounded circuit, and put them on
the newer, grou...
Posted in thread: Protecting fir floors without re-sanding on 07-10-2011 at 09:44 AM
I'd like to protect my floors without reducing their life. They are scratched and worn, with
some bare wood patches in a few places. What happens if I just clean, lightly sand rough
patches (by hand),...
Posted in thread: Newbie here, need best floor installation method on 07-30-2009 at 12:04 PM
I don't get it. Why not just take measurements with a tape measure?
Posted in thread: Mixing Paints of Different Brands on 07-22-2009 at 08:53 PM
Will I have major problems if I mix paints of the same type, e.g. exterior acrylic latex, but
different brands (and colors)?
Posted in thread: Washer Timing Dead on 07-15-2009 at 05:51 PM
I have an old maytag washing machine. It seems to perform all the functions correctly, except
it never progresses from stage to another. The timing mechanism is kaput. Is this a simple fix?
Posted in thread: Using Vinyl Flooring as Counter Top on 07-14-2009 at 01:08 PM
I need to replace a kitchen sink counter top. The stock stuff won't fit. Since water is a
problem (the current counter top had extensive dry rot getting into the cabinetry), I really
want a splash gua...