Last Activity:05-30-2012 2:47 AM
Posted in thread: Question about compact florescent bulbs on 05-24-2012 at 02:03 AM
I just bought an led lamp at Walgreen's. It cost $3.99 plus tax, it puts out 450 lumens, and it
uses about 8 watts. I would have liked to get one with around 800 lumens, but I did not see
Posted in thread: Question about compact florescent bulbs on 05-21-2012 at 11:25 PM
I was concerned because I wondered what it would take to release the mercury. I figured if the
cover broke off, there is a good chance the glass inside would break.
Posted in thread: Question about compact florescent bulbs on 05-18-2012 at 10:49 PM
I have a question about compact florescent bulbs. Some of them have a plastic cover shaped like
an incandescent bulb. How tough are those covers? How much of a whack would it take to knock it
off the ...
Posted in thread: Electric Garage Door Problem on 02-06-2012 at 06:11 PM
Last month there was a power failure at my house. In order to get the car out of the garage, I
disconnected the metal bar that connects the garage door to the opener. I did that at the upper
end of th...
Posted in thread: Wet Ceiling on 01-28-2012 at 05:08 PM
Here are some pictures showing the metal roof and the wet ceiling underneath. I felt those dark
areas with my fingers. It feels like it's wet. How is that water getting there?
Posted in thread: Wet Ceiling on 01-18-2012 at 07:33 PM
They are standing-seam. I don't recall what type of underlayment they used. The slope of the
roof is very shallow.
Posted in thread: Wet Ceiling on 01-16-2012 at 05:34 PM
I live in the rainy region of western Washington. I own a 4-bedroom rambler that I bought in
2002. It has a two-car garage. The pitch of the roof is really low, like about six-to-one. A