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  1. slownsteady

    What did you do today?

    ...good idea!:eyeballs::cop: :LOL:
  2. slownsteady

    Vinyl cladding on Anderson door

    2 1/2 years later and I still am happy with it. I used Gorilla Construction Adhesive (Gorilla 9oz Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive-8010003 - The Home Depot) I was careful to spread it on very thin, pressed the panel into place and blocked it with a piece of plywood and weights leaning against...
  3. slownsteady

    What did you do today?

    Hang in there Zanne. :lil guy: ☔ :lil guy:
  4. slownsteady

    Garage Foundation Issue

    It could still be hydrostatic pressure. It's the nature of the beast that it will find the weakest spot and squeeze it's way out. Once the hole was filled the pressure releases somewhere else....even the crack between the patch and the old concrete. Ideally, you want that pressure to release...
  5. slownsteady

    Garage Foundation Issue

    Any idea where those pipes lead or come from? That's the prime suspect for obvious reasons. Is that hole still there? Standing water in the hole could rise and fall for a number of reasons, but you would need to see it to know what it is doing.
  6. slownsteady

    What did you do today?

    Raccoons are amazing. Smart little devils.
  7. slownsteady

    Post Your Kitchen!!

    A water gun makes a pretty good cat training tool.
  8. slownsteady

    Garage Foundation Issue

    How about a wider picture? The wall looks like it is either wet or has been repaired. The leak could be behind the wall.
  9. slownsteady

    Sealing leaded glass frame

    Thanks. :)
  10. slownsteady

    Garage Foundation Issue

    My first instinct is hydrostatic pressure, but you say your neighbor does not have this problem. and I don't think it would be that localized. It also looks like that spot might have been opened up, which may indicate that the previous owners had the same problem, or that someone involved is...
  11. slownsteady

    Sealing leaded glass frame

    You might be right, but I still don't know what I'll do with a 1-1/4 lbs of the stuff. In any case, do I just go over the old stuff, or do I clean it all out?
  12. slownsteady

    Sealing leaded glass frame

    So do I need to remove the old stuff before replacing?
  13. slownsteady

    covid-19 and hvac

    I agree that it is a concern. There is so much that is still unknown about Covid. I would have thought by now, there would be a central location for known facts about the virus. CNN loves to post questions but rarely posts answers. I wonder if filters could be fitted to your HVAC system. What...
  14. slownsteady

    What did you do today?

    Zanne, if you put all this in a novel, I would have a hard time believing it. But it would be an interesting read.
  15. slownsteady

    What did you do today?

    Just remember that by putting tension on the branch, it might change the way you expect it to cut and can cause it to spring in a different direction as it starts to give way. Also, if you have one hand on the saw and one hand on the rope, I hope you have a third hand available to hold onto the...
  16. slownsteady

    Adverse Possession questions/advice

    You have to weigh the consequences of what you do. I'm not saying "don't do it", I'm just saying that a quarrel with a neighbor can easily become a war and you may choose to keep it pleasant and peaceful. I totally understand the desire to use your land the way you want, and that is where the...
  17. slownsteady

    Large hole in foundation on side of house

    We need a product called Ratcrete. I don't know why we need it, but it sounds cool.:dance chik:
  18. slownsteady

    Large hole in foundation on side of house

    I didn't know that rats can gnaw through cement blocks. I bet you find the wall needs repair beyond the hole.
  19. slownsteady

    Adverse Possession questions/advice

    I n NJ, if you use the land yourself, he can not lay claim to it. If you haven't used it, it could be considered abandoned and the other may lay claim to it. Just sayin'.
  20. slownsteady

    Refinish Oak flooring, or replace?

    I'd rather see you pull the plywood down with screws. That's assuming that the joists have no significant sags.
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