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  1. oldognewtrick replied to the thread First time here, first time home owner.

    No book reccomendations, just a :welcome: to House Repair Talk.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 12:04 AM
  2. oldognewtrick liked joecaption's post in the thread Go to routine drain maintenance?.

    Unless it's grease hot water is useless. That's one of my many pet peeves, why in the world did they come up a garbage disposals! Only...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 10:57 PM
  3. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Go to routine drain maintenance?.

    Only drain I ever have an issue with is the downstairs sink directly under the kitch sink. My wife cannot be convinced that a garbage...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 8:45 PM
  4. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Go to routine drain maintenance?.

    Last week I rented a sewer jet from the tool rental place and flushed the downstairs drains. $45.00 and the drains are running free...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:22 PM
  5. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Go to routine drain maintenance?.

    :I agree: I think chemical treatments do more long term harm than good.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 1:56 PM
  6. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Tornado Recovery.

    Well, looks like you're getting serious about finishing this project up. :thumb:

    Mar 22, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  7. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Brick weep holes? Lintel coil stock caulk?.

    I would be careful to caulk everything up and trap moisture in the wall. Just my 2 cents....

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:55 PM
  8. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Thanks for letting me in..

    :welcome: to House Repair Talk!

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:51 PM
  9. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Brick weep holes? Lintel coil stock caulk?.

    I've never seen weep holes like that. Every weep hole I've ever seen are consistent in shap and spaced on the same plane.

    Mar 19, 2019 at 12:27 PM
  10. oldognewtrick liked Gary's post in the thread Tornado Recovery.

    Got the tile done, finally. Still have the seems to caulk. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  11. oldognewtrick replied to the thread Tornado Recovery.

    Nicely done sir, so...whats up next?

    Mar 18, 2019
  12. oldognewtrick liked pjones's post in the thread Re-caulking bathroom granite countertop.

    Bleach alone isn’t very effective, it needs to be diluted at least to a mixture of 1 part bleach to 10 parts water. If it’s not diluted...

    Mar 18, 2019
  13. oldognewtrick replied to the thread White / black dust falling from ceiling.

    Hate to be the bearer of bad tidings...but, time for a new flat roof. It appears to be a modifies bitumen roll roof that's been coated...

    Mar 18, 2019