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    anyone tier a sloping yard?

    When doing a terrace of several smaller retainingwalls are there any guidleines as to how far apart the individual walls need to be to be treated as separate walls from a height perspective? I assume if the upper wall is only set back a foot from the lower wall then they should be treated as a...
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    Sand seperator on well system

    We are on a well system for our water and there is a centrifugal sand seperator mounted above ground by the pump housing to remove sugar sand that sometimes comes up from the well with the water. We need to keep the sand out to avoind it building up in household fixtures and sprinkler heads -...
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    Removing really old blue painter's tape

    We ended up missing some blue painter's tape when we moved on from one remodeling project to another and, by the time we noticed it, the tape had fused solid to both some wood trim and a metal window frame. What can we try to remove this month's old tape without removing paint from either the...
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    Staining Brick

    We would be very interested in knowing what specific stain products people were happy with - particularly the one rated as 'fantastic' in the post above