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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-24-2011, 09:41 AM
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Posted By homehelp123
orange fungus?

We have an older home with board and batten siding. We are planning to paint this summer, but currently the paint in some areas that are really exposed to the elements is cracking and peeling down...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-12-2010, 01:24 PM
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Views: 2,909
Posted By homehelp123
Thanks all for your input. commonsensehandyman...

Thanks all for your input. commonsensehandyman we don't use a humidifier in our home. We are actually having someone out to check our attic insulation anyway to see if we need more added. The...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-09-2010, 11:28 AM
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Posted By homehelp123
I haven't had a chance to get a picture yet, but...

I haven't had a chance to get a picture yet, but these cracks are actually in the house not in the garage although I have noticed the same thing in the garage. I was less concerned about the garage...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-08-2010, 05:13 PM
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Posted By homehelp123
new ceiling cracks

Hi, I have a question about ceiling cracks that I've noticed recently. We live in a 1970 ranch house with a crawlspace. Since we've lived here (11 years) there have been two long cracks that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-03-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,062
Posted By homehelp123
Thanks everyone for your help and input. We...

Thanks everyone for your help and input. We decided we didn't want to mess with 40 year old galvanized pipe and risk crushing it and then really having a big problem. My husband was able to remove...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-03-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,062
Posted By homehelp123
Well we ended up going through the drywall only...

Well we ended up going through the drywall only to find that the only pipes the previous owners didn't change to copper is this one going to the outside faucet. We are now trying to figure out what...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-03-2010, 09:23 AM
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Views: 12,062
Posted By homehelp123
Thanks for replying! What I meant we plan to do...

Thanks for replying! What I meant we plan to do is to cut an actual hole in the siding, so it's exposed. Then cut the pipe coming up, resolder a new one and then attach a frost free faucet. The...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-02-2010, 09:55 PM
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Views: 12,062
Posted By homehelp123
replacing outdoor faucet

We are planning to replace an outdoor faucet. The current one has leaked from the handle for years while the water was running and was too rusted to try to replace the washer. Now it drips slowly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-02-2010, 08:57 PM
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Views: 1,292
Posted By homehelp123
foundation cracks

Hi, wondering if anyone here can give some advice to us.
We have a 40 year old home on a raised concrete foundation with a crawlspace below. While out doing some cleanup I noticed 2 different...
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