Last Activity:07-11-2014 10:54 AM
Posted in thread: Anderson-Style windows won't close on 07-11-2014 at 02:42 PM
Good idea. I'm sure there's some binding along the bottom edge, simply due to the window
sagging on the hinge after all this time?
Posted in thread: Anderson-Style windows won't close on 07-11-2014 at 09:53 AM
Thanks, CMV! I figured that was the answer, guess I just thought it would only pull out again
in time. Do you think it would be wise/helpful to add some construction adhesive behind the
Posted in thread: Anderson-Style windows won't close on 07-11-2014 at 09:29 AM
Hi Everyone,I have Anderson-style crank windows in my house, I would guess they were installed
about 20 years ago, since I've been in the house for 11.As you can see in the pictures, the
Posted in thread: Oil heater tripping/banging on 10-27-2011 at 08:50 AM
Usually what I do is get them to look it over and give me diagnosis. If it's something I can
handle myself, I'll order the parts and fix it. If their price is reasonable, I just pay them
to do it. You...
Posted in thread: Oil heater tripping/banging on 10-27-2011 at 08:01 AM
Thanks, good to know when you're in over your head. I'll call the pros.
Posted in thread: Oil heater tripping/banging on 10-26-2011 at 12:10 PM
I have a relatively new oil furnace, probably about 10 years old. The burner unit is a Beckett.
Four years ago, I had the tank and lines replaced. As of late, I've noticed a banging noise,
similar to ...
Posted in thread: Connecting 100lb. tank to indoor heater on 10-21-2011 at 12:34 PM
I have all the connectors already, just wasn't sure if it was safe to use the old copper line
over again. It's currently coiled up, but I had reservations about unraveling it and bending it
Posted in thread: Connecting 100lb. tank to indoor heater on 10-21-2011 at 10:35 AM
I've got a little garage winery, where I need to keep the area at about 65°F all winter long.My
stepfather was nice enough to give me his old 100lb. propane tank, a regulator, about 50 ft of
Posted in thread: Is this a quality job? on 08-19-2011 at 07:58 AM
Since the last post, we had quite a few issues with leaks in the house. No sooner than the
first rain, we had a waterfall in our kitchen. I took extensive movies and pictures.I let the
Posted in thread: Newly Hung door sagging on 11-30-2010 at 11:00 AM
That sounds like a better alternative, using the shims first. Non-destructive. I would probably
go with the shims first and if they don't work, then try the dowel method.Considering the door