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09-05-2012 3:07 PM

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  • Biking, Photography, DIY
  • Engineer
  • St Paul
  • MN

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  • Posted in thread: Back yard drain tile project on 03-23-2012 at 08:09 AM
    I took a few photo of my drain tile install. I extended the two existing lines. I added an
    additional line from the gutter down spouts. I used the yard drains under the down spouts to
    keep out leave t...

  • Posted in thread: Back yard drain tile project on 03-20-2012 at 10:40 AM
    Thank you for the suggestions. I was planning to use the drains under the down spouts and think
    I will add one more as a clean out like you suggested. I never thought about using a solid pipe
    with out...

  • Posted in thread: Back yard drain tile project on 03-19-2012 at 07:25 PM
    The pipe from the house should be solid pipe and seperate from the other. For the yard you may
    want to look at a yard drain and a deeper pipe.By a solid pipe do you mean something like
    standard 3 pvc...

  • Posted in thread: Wire under elevated screen porch on 03-19-2012 at 12:24 PM
    I want to run some electrical wire under our elevated screen porch to mount some flood lights
    for the back yard. Can I use a UF cable or does it need to be enclosed in conduit?

  • Posted in thread: Back yard drain tile project on 03-19-2012 at 12:10 PM
    I am planning to lay some corrugated flexible drain tile with the sock in the back yard to help
    with a wet back yard. There is currently some drain tile that I assume comes from the exterior
    of the fo...

  • Posted in thread: Gutter install Is this alright? on 11-02-2011 at 08:04 AM
    Thanks for the input and confirming my concerns. Glad I did not pay yet so I am sure it
    won’t be a problem to get it corrected.

  • Posted in thread: Gutter install Is this alright? on 11-01-2011 at 06:51 PM
    I know this is DIY, but I have too many project and hired someone to do the gutter install.
    They did a great job, but I am concerned about one area in the photo below where a gutter comes
    down on the ...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut through asphalt shingles on the roof? on 09-28-2011 at 12:28 PM
    I need to add a few vents on my roof and am wondering if there is a good method for cutting
    through the asphalt shingles. Last time I did this I use a standard utility knife, it worked
    but was not eas...

  • Posted in thread: Need some help with a wet Basement Decision on 09-28-2011 at 12:14 PM
    Yes I would consider doing it my self. Especial in the crawl space. Just don't have the
    knowledge to figure out how. I have been reading about a sump in the crawl space. It needs to
    be 22" deep. Has a...

  • Posted in thread: Footing and piers for deck stairs? on 09-27-2011 at 10:55 AM
    You didn't mention it, but I'm curious as to what sized piers you used for pouring the main
    deck's column supports? I replace the decking and posts (plus screen) for the screen porch on
    an exciting st...

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