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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-21-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,664
Posted By Big Al
Tom, It sounds like you've got it...

Tom,

It sounds like you've got it covered---maybe even overkill which is good!

Big Al
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-17-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,794
Posted By Big Al
with 10 feet and only a 12 inch drop I would be...

with 10 feet and only a 12 inch drop I would be thinking of bulding a small deck with a 6 inch drop. Cover the whole area.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-11-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By Big Al
I"ve never tried this. Sounds like a tough spot....

I"ve never tried this. Sounds like a tough spot. Great seal expands alot. Maybe fill tub up with water 1st. Good luck.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-11-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 59,815
Posted By Big Al
Hi: I"m not a plumber. I"ve lived in my home 19...

Hi: I"m not a plumber. I"ve lived in my home 19 years. Borrow money if you have to. Buy the most expensive one. Then you"ll be done.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 06-04-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By Big Al
18.6 dewalt cordless is it. Never used it for...

18.6 dewalt cordless is it. Never used it for brick though.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-24-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,987
Posted By Big Al
Miterings not bad. Upside down and backwards....

Miterings not bad. Upside down and backwards. Start with practice pieces and experiment.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-24-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By Big Al
Porter cable is a good brand. Keep in your not...

Porter cable is a good brand. Keep in your not gonna use hard it every day. I've used an electric compressor for years. Don't recommend them for roofing guns. Good roofers kill them pretty quick....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-24-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,537
Posted By Big Al
I'm sorry but it seems like your question is a...

I'm sorry but it seems like your question is a joke. 16 penny nails are bigger. If you go to a hardware store you can see why I'm perplexed.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-09-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,183
Posted By Big Al
I waterproofed a balcony for my mom in-law over 6...

I waterproofed a balcony for my mom in-law over 6 years ago. I started with 3/4" pressure treated plywood, covered it with ice shield, ran 3/4" 1x4 pressure treated lathe strips every 16" parellel to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-01-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,500
Posted By Big Al
Hey Gal: Being a nurse is awesome. Sounds like...

Hey Gal: Being a nurse is awesome. Sounds like the blade isn't attached properly. Check manuel or take it back where you bought it for some help.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-01-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,460
Posted By Big Al
We didn't have fancy smanshy vinyl clad octagon...

We didn't have fancy smanshy vinyl clad octagon windows with built in drip caps in my day. We had wood windows and we liked it ... we loved it ! I used to install vinyl or metal drip cap on 3...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-19-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,081
Posted By Big Al
I'm not a plumber so I may be way off base.If...

I'm not a plumber so I may be way off base.If this was my house I would take a shovel and dig a hole. Ground is already loose with water leak. Water lines are baried 3' deep. If you wait for plumber...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-19-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By Big Al
When fiberglass breaks it can shred and splinter....

When fiberglass breaks it can shred and splinter. Metal would need coated handles for your hands. Handles break on post hole diggers that's just the way it is. Sell wood and offer a free extra handle...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-18-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By Big Al
I like most of the advvice you got. You're...

I like most of the advvice you got. You're talking ten years. When you buy, remember what we contractors like to call " The Honeymoon Period ". It's the sweet spot when you silly new homeowners spend...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-17-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,974
Posted By Big Al
It's important to visualize how you want the...

It's important to visualize how you want the finished product to look. Stand in the yard and try to see the end product. Draw a picture. Make a plan. I live in Buffalo and if you get snow, please...
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