DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > Search Forums > Search Results




Showing results 1 to 17 of 17
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Giles
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-16-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Giles
I think you would receive more asbestos fibers...

I think you would receive more asbestos fibers from the air---in a few weeks----then from your celing.
You can check this out but there are still brake pads and clutch material, along with other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-06-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Giles
Some time back, I read somewhere that a few years...

Some time back, I read somewhere that a few years ago, there was enough money in the SS that it would last indefinately:)
I further read that the federal government somehow got into the SS fund and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-05-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Giles
HELP for MIDDLE CLASS

I consider myself as "middle class". I am a 67 year old disabled man, and became disabled when I was 60 years old.
I have been eximpt from property tax since being disabled, and it was a great...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-26-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Giles
Some time back, I had a very similar problem....

Some time back, I had a very similar problem. Like you, I thought there was no water intrusion but discovered a very small leak from my gutter downspout. This was discovered during a very hard...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-22-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Giles
THANKS---I should have known that---I'll blame it...

THANKS---I should have known that---I'll blame it on "senior moment":)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-22-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Giles
Minimum wattage needed to operate tool

I have a 120V electric impact wrench that pulls 7.5 Amps.
What is the lowest wattage portable generator that I can use to operate the wrench?:confused:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 07-19-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By Giles
MiracleGro--your results may vary?????

I just finished a little expriment. I set out six tomato plants and applied MG, as directed, to three plants and side dressed the others with Nitrogen. This was done after a soil test that showed...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-10-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Giles
Not saying ants are your problem---but worth...

Not saying ants are your problem---but worth checking. Ants secrete a "perfect insulating solution" to mark their trail. So when they go across the contacts they are insulated.
Out of cuerousity, I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-10-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Giles
I had a, somewhat, similar problem with my barn...

I had a, somewhat, similar problem with my barn breezway light system. It was fed by one switch. I replaced the switch five times in app. seven weeks.
After giving up and not using it for several...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-03-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,046
Posted By Giles
Maybe a nice man or he might not have believed...

Maybe a nice man or he might not have believed me:confused::confused:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-29-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,046
Posted By Giles
My wife and I have bought remodeled and repaired...

My wife and I have bought remodeled and repaired at least nine different homes in our 45 years of marriage.
I have found many things, but the most memorable was what I found in one of the basements....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Computers and Electronics 06-28-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Giles
Question concerning eBay??

When I am watching an item on ebay, I sometimes have a strange problem. When the item is "counting down"--- time left, although it is in red print, less then One hour left, and I am logged in, it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-22-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Giles
As I stated--Businesses have expenses. People...

As I stated--Businesses have expenses. People need to wake up and compaire!
I am fortinate in that I do practically all my own work. Sometimes special skill or equipment is needed and I have to bite...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-22-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Giles
Why are things so expensive???

It is my belief that "middle man profit" is the main reason products cost so much. I have a friend thats in the retail business and he says many things are priced 400% above what the manufacturer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 06-22-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Giles
Disappointed with Miracle-Gro!!

Some time back, I was given a large box of MG --bagged fertilizer. I decided it would be much easier to purchase a hose-end sprayer to spread this fertilizer.
I went to the local BB store and found...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 06-22-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By Giles
War with--Japanese Beetles

I thought I posted this earlier, but can't find it.-------

I have a huge problem with Japanese Beetles. I have several trees that they target along with my roses and other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-20-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By Giles
My first post is a question.

I am planning to build a 14 x 24 Deck. I want it to be built as close to code as possible and I am...
Showing results 1 to 17 of 17