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Posted in thread: How do I fill in a Koi Pond? on 05-16-2013 at 12:53 PM
This Koi pond sans Koi is now home to way too many frogs, lizards, snakes, etc and is just too
high maintenance. It's solid rock with a water feature inbedded in concrete and has a black
lining to hol...
Posted in thread: toilet flange on 05-14-2013 at 06:05 AM
Great, thanks! Got some at local HD for about $4; I'll start over and give it a shot with these
& a new wax ring.FWIW:After further review, (I'm not sure if this is an issue or not so forgive
me, if i...
Posted in thread: toilet flange on 05-12-2013 at 03:52 PM
You can use an extended wax ring that will allow the water to bypass the flange just enough. I
typically use them as insurance against future leaks...:DI took a wire brush to the flange
Posted in thread: toilet flange on 05-11-2013 at 01:12 PM
Thanks, I think the crack you speaking of is actually a shadow in front. The part I called the
pvc flange appears to be more of a spacer ring to allow for adjustments in floor heights. That
Posted in thread: toilet flange on 05-11-2013 at 07:43 AM
This is a first bathroom on a concrete slab to which I narrowed down a toilet leak from under
the toilet onto the floor; most likely coming from wax seal or flange so I bought a new wax and
Posted in thread: Chimney Cap/Damper Options? on 05-10-2013 at 10:24 PM
Introducing my new best friend;PB Penetrating Catalyst. I didn't post before pics but but
after 2 rounds of WD-40 & wire brush, I found this stuff on sale at HD and ended up using the
entire can in s...
Posted in thread: Chimney Cap/Damper Options? on 05-10-2013 at 04:38 PM
Thanks, I had the chimney inspected & cleaned by a local chimney sweep with no other issues
brought to my attention. He actually thinks the damper may be able to be closed, if I'm patient
and really w...
Posted in thread: Chimney Cap/Damper Options? on 05-09-2013 at 10:52 AM
I'd also like to re-stucco the chimney to a more smooth finish rather than the brick look. That
said, which should be done first...? A) Adding a short section of tile flue and concrete crown.
Posted in thread: Flat Concrete Roof Cracks on 05-08-2013 at 09:03 AM
Thanks! So, as for Vee-ing them out with an angle grinder... Going back to the roof deck and
the large oval shaped crack; the 4000 psi pressure washer removed as much of unsound, loose or
Posted in thread: Chimney Cap/Damper Options? on 05-07-2013 at 06:09 PM
Plan on a custom copper cap assembly costing several thousand dollars. And if it's too big and
complex, each time the flue needs cleaning will cost you another $300 in labor to
remove/replace the thin...
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