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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-26-2013, 08:25 PM
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Posted By rander
Sorry to be late to the party but I just got back...

Sorry to be late to the party but I just got back on the forum after being out of town. If you haven't been able to get the part locally you can order individual parts directly from Johnson online. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 01-28-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By rander
I know I'm late to the issue posted but I just...

I know I'm late to the issue posted but I just came up on this posting and thought I'd share a trick learned from a friend who has a shop full of power tools. Get a few small rare earth magnets and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-15-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,016
Posted By rander
There's a trick you can try if you have adequate...

There's a trick you can try if you have adequate clearance between the knob side of the door and the jamb. Loosen the screws on the top door hinge -- don't take them out. Gert some thin cardboard...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-25-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By rander
Hire it done by countertop professionals. ...

Hire it done by countertop professionals. Installing granite countertops is not something an inexperienced amateur should attempt. They are heavy, awkward and fragile.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-31-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,365
Posted By rander
One possible cause of the air bubbles is from...

One possible cause of the air bubbles is from mixing or 'stirring" the paint. Shaking the can or stirring the paint too vigorously can mix air in the paint and if not allowed to settle for an hour...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 02-28-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By rander
If the electric wiring is attached to the bottom...

If the electric wiring is attached to the bottom of the joists rather than threaded through holes in the joists and kept above the plane of the bottom of the joists it does not meet code. (at least...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-22-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,687
Posted By rander
I moved from Louisiana to Virginia a few months...

I moved from Louisiana to Virginia a few months ago and faced about the same issues you describe. Check with your local moving companies. I found some of them sell packing boxes retail in about the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 10-20-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,167
Posted By rander
According to the Scott's company instructions...

According to the Scott's company instructions for applying Halts it shoud be applied in the early spring before the crab grass germinates. Also according to the literature disturbing ther soil...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 12-05-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,080
Posted By rander
Most big box home stores and tool rental agencies...

Most big box home stores and tool rental agencies rent small walk-behind trenchers that dig a trench about 4" to 6" wide and up to 2 feet deep (depth is adjustable). They can be rented by the hour,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-06-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,049
Posted By rander
Having a furnace in the attic space is very...

Having a furnace in the attic space is very common in many areas of the country. Most HVAC manufacturers make attic models and most dealers/installers can set them up correctly. However there are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 05-05-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,571
Posted By rander
You may be interested in a product called the...

You may be interested in a product called the DryerBox. It is installed in the wall between the studs and allows the dryer to sit almost flush against the wall. They make several different models to...
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