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Posted in thread: nail on roof on 10-03-2013 at 11:32 AM
Thanks a lot Oldognewtrick!Will the old nail hole cause any problems?I'm not sure what's
underneath the shingles...Thanks!Paul
Posted in thread: nail on roof on 09-30-2013 at 02:21 AM
Hi everyone.My house is about 5 years old. On my lower roof, I noticed that there is a nail
that is not fully hammered into the flashing. Should I just hammer it down? Or put some
caulking on it? Is i...
Posted in thread: metal wire near cold water pipe on 07-08-2013 at 07:43 PM
Posted in thread: metal wire near cold water pipe on 07-07-2013 at 08:27 PM
Thanks Gentlemen!Can someone please explain why water pipes need to be grounded?Cheers,Paul
Posted in thread: metal wire near cold water pipe on 07-05-2013 at 11:17 PM
Hi everyoneIn my house, I see this metal wire wrapped around the cold water pipe (where city
water comes into the house.) One end of the wire goes into the ground, and the other end is
secures onto th...
Posted in thread: rusty water meter... on 07-05-2013 at 09:34 PM
Thanks so much Neal and Mr. Washington!How about for odd shaped things like these? How should I
insulate these?Would something like spray foam insulation or fibre glass insulation work for
Posted in thread: rusty water meter... on 07-02-2013 at 06:25 PM
Hi everyone. So the city replaced the meter. But the bottom plate of the new one is starting to
show signs of rusting again...The city water coming into the house is colder than inside the
house. So t...
Posted in thread: wetness in wall under deck on 04-07-2013 at 09:08 PM
Hi everyoneThis picture is taken under the deck. (The bolt is where the deck is secured to the
house.)There is a gap between the siding (on the left) and the aluminium sheet (on the
right.)In the gap,...
Posted in thread: sealing bottom of door in garage? on 04-07-2013 at 09:06 PM
Thanks for your response Kok328!I could not feel a draft. It is below the floor surface in the
house.I don't know if there could still be heat loss if this part is not caulked?The garage is
Posted in thread: sealing bottom of door in garage? on 04-06-2013 at 06:17 PM
Hi everyoneThis picture is taken in the garage, showing the bottom of the door and wooden
stairs leading up to the house.I noticed that where the wood meets the metal is not sealed.
Should I seal it? ...