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Last Activity:05-21-2009 11:22 AM
Posted in thread: Need advice on roof overhang repair: on 05-21-2009 at 05:22 AM
Hey Greenlight, can we get an image of a little more area, to include the configuration of
aluminum there on the left?
Posted in thread: Can this wood casement window be repaired ? on 05-20-2009 at 06:07 AM
VR4, Here is an option if you can't find an expert to help. Outdoor Rot-Wood based epoxy
products to repair and resist wood rot. What caused the damage, should be looked into, to avoid
Posted in thread: Need advice on roof overhang repair: on 05-20-2009 at 05:55 AM
Hello Greenlight, Here is a link that describes how to assess the condition of your wood. The
penetrating epoxies are generally for the worst cases. If you find that you are treating
Posted in thread: Water softener sometimes leaves water salty on 05-19-2009 at 05:51 AM
Edlank, While rubbing elbows with the rich, who were not so famous, for a few years; I managed
to see first hand what a reverse osmosis water treatment machine could achieve. Ocean water
Posted in thread: bathtub caulk on 05-19-2009 at 05:36 AM
Thanks Nestor, I'll try the dry cleaning.
Posted in thread: To Paint Or Not To Paint on 05-19-2009 at 05:21 AM
Pearl White GT, A pale golden yellow will accent nicely, you don't want too bold a color with
the moving picture machine on the wall. Nice layout btw. As big as Texas is, why is the fence
so close to ...
Posted in thread: bathtub caulk on 05-18-2009 at 05:51 PM
If the new caulking also separates, you might try this. Start over, cleaning,etc., preparing
for new caulk, then........ fill the tub with water, with your added weight in it, then caulk.
The sub floo...
Posted in thread: lift pump or sump pump on 05-18-2009 at 05:37 PM
As Handyguys stated, a macerator system is used for the septic or waste lines while a sump pump
will be used for water. If you combine the sump water to the septic, you run the risk of soggy
Posted in thread: Basement water leak due to a submersible sump pump failing in a water well on 05-18-2009 at 05:27 PM
Stanigator, you might need 3 or 4 inches of water depth in order to run your diamond pump,
without running it dry. Cavitation will occur when air is sucked into the impellers. That could
cause over he...
Posted in thread: Has anyone ever seen this kind of construction? Stucco-Mortar-Cork-Plaster! on 05-18-2009 at 04:58 PM
Cork was used as an insulation until the late 60's early 70's in industrial applications. Most
often in refrigeration situations. To the best of my recollection, never more than 3" thick,