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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 03-19-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By LoneJeeper
Jeff, I don't know the make/model from the...

Jeff,

I don't know the make/model from the top of my head, I'll get it when I get home and post up.

I have no idea if it had a built-in regulator. It is now at the scrapyard. What would it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 03-18-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By LoneJeeper
Can't bake in oven and cook on range at the same time.

We just bought a new gas oven to replace failing unit and it is pretty awesome, except for the fact that we can't bake and cook on the range at the same time. If the oven is on, the range will light...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 09-18-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By LoneJeeper
Heater vent removal clean-up

The previous owners of my house had some kind of gas fireplace or propane heater or something. They vented through the living room wall to the deck. When they removed it, they covered the interior...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 06-06-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,557
Posted By LoneJeeper
I just installed one of these last night, in...

I just installed one of these last night, in about 3 hours, in a bathroom with no windows. This morning, I took a shower and got ready for work without having to have lights on.

I highly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 09-21-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,686
Posted By LoneJeeper
What's the break even point, i mean after how...

What's the break even point, i mean after how long does it pay for itself?

Most of the green (especially solar) solutions I see today have a break even point of over a decade.

Some solutions...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-26-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,488
Posted By LoneJeeper
If you do construct a staircase, consider making...

If you do construct a staircase, consider making the rises a drawer:

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y82/LoneJeeper/staircase_drawers.jpg
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-26-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,131
Posted By LoneJeeper
4'x8'x.5" slate chalkboards.

I've got 6 of 'em.

what to do, what to do?

any clever ideas?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-20-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By LoneJeeper
i'm not afraid of following the directions... i...

i'm not afraid of following the directions... i was hoping for some super-slick contractor-experienced short cut.

like " hey lj, if you set them in hot liquid magma they'll set easier".
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-18-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By LoneJeeper
no, it took 33 trips with the TJ. kidding. ...

no, it took 33 trips with the TJ. kidding. borrowed my dad's truck, ton-and-a-half dodge. it's a friggin beast.

lj
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-18-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By LoneJeeper
It will be a semi-circular wall, 24 inches high,...

It will be a semi-circular wall, 24 inches high, encompassing a garden. the back wall is the block wall foundation (that has been dry-locked). The blocks are 8x12x6. Since the block has a lip, i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-18-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By LoneJeeper
retaining wall - advice?

Gang,

There's 100 24lb blocks in the back of my truck, along with 30 capstones.

before i take the plunge, is there any advice beyond the simple how-to's?

Thanks!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-07-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By LoneJeeper
you should make garlic wine, and use it in any...

you should make garlic wine, and use it in any italian recipe calling for white wine. oh man, soooo good.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-07-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,520
Posted By LoneJeeper
Tips for converting brush to lawn

so far i've:

weed-whacked the offending brush
raked the majority into the compost heap
mowed the brush stubs quite low (using the "mulch" feature)
"roughed up" the soil, and planted seed...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-07-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 45,769
Posted By LoneJeeper
if you've got deer in the area that aren't too...

if you've got deer in the area that aren't too shy, pour saltwater on the stump. they'll dig the stump apart to get to the salt.

hey, it works in the country.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-29-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,348
Posted By LoneJeeper
setting flagstone pathways in lawn

Hi all,

A thousand pardons if this is deemed the wrong section.

I've got a truckload of flagstone, all layed out how she wants it.

My plan was to slice the sod in the shape of the stone,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-29-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,875
Posted By LoneJeeper
why not? Just aesthetics or are there other...

why not? Just aesthetics or are there other issues?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-08-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By LoneJeeper
when we first looked at the place we thought the...

when we first looked at the place we thought the stove had a downdraft vent, but it doesn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-19-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By LoneJeeper
hm... i wonder if hemi's have a cats/gallon...

hm... i wonder if hemi's have a cats/gallon measurement.

yeah right, even if it was 0.00001 it'd still be worth it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-19-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By LoneJeeper
interesting... that adds a bit to the total cost...

interesting... that adds a bit to the total cost of a hood, that's for sure.

How would you damper and regulate the 'make-up' duct? Would it have a fan as well, or just rely on the difference in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-19-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By LoneJeeper
good info there, thanks Hube. lj

good info there, thanks Hube.

lj
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-18-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By LoneJeeper
Island range hoods/vents

Gang,

our new house ( :D ) has an island, with a range/oven in it... and no vents. I'm noticing that island hoods are expensive and varying.

What should I look for in a hood? are there...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-24-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By LoneJeeper
sulphur water filtration

Guys,

the water at the new house slightly smells of sulfur. would an activated carbon 'whole house' filter help out or not? if so, what system would you recommend?

tia
lj
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-18-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,031
Posted By LoneJeeper
my only reason for thinking i should insulate the...

my only reason for thinking i should insulate the outside is that the cold blocks would radiate up the walls, and absorb alot of heat....and why not keep them from getting cold?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-17-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,031
Posted By LoneJeeper
anyone? *cricket cricket*

anyone? *cricket cricket*
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 10-15-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,272
Posted By LoneJeeper
garage section?

I would like to ask what these folks use for tool storage and organization, air compressor choices, painting the concrete floor, etc.... is there a good spot?
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