Last Activity:01-27-2007 11:22 AM
Posted in thread: Cisterns-closest Forum I Could Find on 10-10-2007 at 05:03 PM
I'm thinking of buying a house with a cistern. Never owned one, never lived in a house with
one. I've heard a lot of pros and cons from workmates and friends, but it seems theres a lot of
Posted in thread: broken spring on 01-27-2007 at 09:28 AM
I have an older 1 car garage with a non power door. One of the springs broke awhile ago.My
question is are the se springs universal in length as to their size, meaning 1 car garage, or
bigger for all ...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool Drier Doesn't on 01-27-2007 at 09:20 AM
Does anyone know of a good tutorial on replacing the element on an older whirlpool electric
Posted in thread: Outlets Grounded??? on 03-30-2006 at 03:14 PM
On the other hand, when I bought my house, I still had one circuit of knob and tube wiring
active. I know now that it feeds several outlets in my living room and kitchen. Although the
inspector was th...
Posted in thread: Home Entertainment center woes on 03-30-2006 at 02:59 PM
I'm on my 2nd medium priced home entertainment center, the kind that comes in a box with the
subwoofer, the surround speakers, and DVD player, as well as all the wiring. I've got all the
wiring run ca...
Posted in thread: load bearing walls on 03-27-2006 at 03:23 PM
Lemme get this straight- if the main beam in my floor runs the same line as my roof ridge, then
the walls that are parallel to those are load bearing? Or the walls that run at 90 degrees to
that are l...
Posted in thread: Seeking newbie guide to carpentry on 03-13-2006 at 02:19 PM
I likes Square eye's response. It focused on the aspect of supervicory work after awhile. The
two differences I've seen in my 2 careers thus far in life, are A. the ability to do the
"math", so to spe...
Posted in thread: Installing copper pipe on 02-28-2006 at 08:07 AM
Hey, inspectorD, that was taken last year, when my nieces butterfly house resulted in the
larvae unfolding their wings and taking their first flight. That one landed on my nose. Really.
No kidding! My...
Posted in thread: Ghost in the hot water valve on 02-27-2006 at 01:50 PM
I started a new thread for more advice. I really appreciate the advice given in the last
thread. I recently replaced the faucet in my 50 year old unremodelled tub/shower. It's the type
that goes thru ...
Posted in thread: Installing copper pipe on 02-27-2006 at 01:26 PM
Thanks fer the advice, fellas. I've got a self lighting torch with MAPP gas, good pipe scrubber
thingy, good solder. I previously installed a new valv for the toilet, as well as replaced
several old s...