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  • Posted in thread: Advice w/ bad fence installation on 04-02-2013 at 01:35 PM
    I had a fence installed by what I believed to have been a reputable company. The allowable
    heights are pretty standard in this region, and he put it in so tall that my neighbor had a
    fit.He lowered th...

  • Posted in thread: Wrought Iron repair? on 07-02-2008 at 08:38 AM
    I have an iron support that holds up one side of a porch overhang. It has two 1" square rods,
    connected with "S" shaped curly pieces of flat iron, typical of w/i fences. Where one of the 1"
    rods meets...

  • Posted in thread: Sinking Sprinkler heads - HELP! on 06-20-2007 at 02:43 PM
    I have an inground sprinkler system. over the past few years it has come to pass that the heads
    are getting lower and lower in the ground, and keeping them clear getting to be more
    work.anyone offer a...

  • Posted in thread: mosquito problem on 06-20-2007 at 02:40 PM
    Mosquitos can be effectivly dealt with in the following ways:get rid of any stnding water. even
    a cup can be home to hundres. if you have small areas of water, mosquito dunks work very well.
    They have...

  • Posted in thread: Rainwater Collectors on 05-04-2007 at 03:26 PM
    Illegal to capture your own rainwater? I can see needing a permit to dig a well, but that takes
    the cake. I guess I'll stay here in the east where we can do what we want - they just tax the
    heck out o...

  • Posted in thread: Plecos or catfish? on 05-04-2007 at 03:16 PM
    For anyone browsing this thread that is a bit old...You should understand that catfish in
    general are opportunistic scavengers, and plecos are specialized grazers of wood and
    plant/algae matter. They ...

  • Posted in thread: Rainwater Collectors on 05-04-2007 at 02:08 PM
    This thread is quite old, but I am in the process of installing some rain barrels. so i hope to
    get some answers...What do you do i the winter when the water woulkd be freezing? Ie how does
    the system...

  • Posted in thread: RFI Repair of asphalt driveway on 05-04-2007 at 01:39 PM
    Ok, so I will get some low expansion foam, fill in he void, then put in putty and finally seal
    the whole shebang. I saw my neighbor sealing the driveway, but using a paint roller rather than
    a squeege...

  • Posted in thread: RFI Repair of asphalt driveway on 05-04-2007 at 10:10 AM
    I have an asphalt driveway, and have a few cracks in it. I have used the liquid latex crack
    sealer, but in a few areas the cracks are ~ 1/4" wide, and what is worse - the latex just seems
    to pour in f...

  • Posted in thread: Patio Leveling? on 04-17-2007 at 10:44 AM
    Mudjacking. sounds like a plan, if not a funny term. Roughly - any idea what such a job would
    run +/-?


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