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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-14-2012, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Gib
Follow-up: Found some nice jamb liners at...

Follow-up:
Found some nice jamb liners at jrproductsinc.com (Bluffton IN) under Weatherstripping. They are vinyl with a flexible gasket.

Gib
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 09-14-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By Gib
SJN: A friend in the LED industry tells me...

SJN:
A friend in the LED industry tells me that the manufacturers make all these diodes for sale and then the top buyers sort through them, keep the ones that meet their standards, and send the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 09-14-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,697
Posted By Gib
Nice commentary. My cousin, 40 years my...

Nice commentary.

My cousin, 40 years my senior, had an electrical code book when he started out that was smaller than an i-pad, and no thicker. My NEC code book is big enough to be a booster...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-30-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By Gib
Nice Solution. The 2" deep box was not a good...

Nice Solution. The 2" deep box was not a good idea when it was first installed.

The small magnets won't bother the electrical system. They could affect your remote switch electronics but it's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-30-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Gib
Typically I find that somewhere along the line...

Typically I find that somewhere along the line someone has replaced a switch and mixed up some wires. There are quite a few combinations for 3-way circuits, including whether they are fed (powered)...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-30-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Gib
Thanks Nealtw! I took a look at them and will...

Thanks Nealtw! I took a look at them and will give them a try.
I found out the correct name is jamb liners and found a couple places that market vinyl ones. They are made for double hung but I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-29-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Gib
Saving Old Windows - Channels?

I am trying to save some old double hung windows that have lead based paint. They are pre sash-weight units with nice wavy glass (4 over 4 panes). I intend to take out the bottom sash, secure the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-28-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Gib
If the place is older than 1978 and the landlord...

If the place is older than 1978 and the landlord works on the place, he needs training and certification in lead based paint. Check with EPA about lead based paint.
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