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    Residential Septic system - air compressor and diffuser bar replacement

    Hello, I'm hoping someone can provide me some feedback on a residential septic system repair. I have a home that was built seven years ago. So, the house is not very old. I live in the Central Texas Hill Country area and I'm in the county outskirts of town where the neighborhood all has septic...
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    Low water pressure

    I have recently started experiencing very low water pressure. I called the water company and they indicated that the issue may be caused by a water softener which I do have in my home. I have a tankless water heater and a water softener that I put in potassium chloride (salt rocks) for the...
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    Live Edge shelf recommendations

    I'm in the process of having a cedar live edge shelf put up in my game room. The shelf looks very nice so far, but there are few things I've noticed that doesn't quite give it a finished look and I was looking for recommendations on what would help give the shelf a finished look. I've attached...
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    Looking for non-intrusive power strip for floor outlet

    I have a floor outlet that was set into the concrete of the slab. It has two outlets within a plastic circular container about 5" in diameter that is level with the floor. I have this outlet under my sofa in the living room and I am trying to find a power strip for this and although there are a...
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    Level glass top on stone mantle

    I've planning on putting a beveled glass top on a stone fireplace mantle. Since the stone is uneven, I was looking for a good way to make sure the glass sits on the mantle level and does not slide. I was looking at these clear bumpers on Amazon...
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    Need suggestions and help on how to brace t-posts

    I'm doing a small fencing around a garden bed in front of my home. Please see the attached image that shows the layout of the area I'm fencing in. The "x's" in image represent where the t-posts have been placed. I quickly found out after I put up a couple of rows of wire and used wire tighteners...
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    Prevent t-post from being pulled down

    I am in the process of putting up a wire fence using t-posts and 14 gauge wire with wire tighteners. I have driven the t-posts into the ground using the a t-post driver tool. I've put on the wire and used t-post clamps and then used the t-post tighteners to get the wire taut, which works very...
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    Proper tool(s) and method to remove slack in a fencing line

    I am fencing around a garden bed trying to prevent deer from getting in and destroying the bed. We have a pretty severe deer issue in the neighborhood and it has been a struggle to prevent the landscape from getting completely trampled and eaten by the deer. I'm putting up t-posts around the...
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    How to tighen wire around t-posts

    I had some new live oak trees planted in my front yard that are surrounded by some wire mesh and then stabilized by some wire around the trunk and tied off at t-posts (see attached images). There was a pretty good storm and the wire that was supporting the tree broke and the tree was slightly...
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    Need advice and help with tub faucet leaking

    I replaced the cartridge of a hot water faucet in my tub, but the leaking is persisting. It does not appear to be an issue with the cartridge from what I can tell. I've attached pics to show where the leak is occurring and the cartridge that I purchased. Any suggestions on what I can do to stop...
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    Boost Heat for OutsideWater Heater

    I have a rental property with a water heater that is located in a storage shed that is next to a detached carport. So, the storage shed as about 10 to 15 yards from the house and the pipes are underground about maybe 6' to 8" deep that come up to the outside brick of the house and attach to...
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    crown installation

    I'm installing crown molding for the first time. I have a square room that is a 12 x 12. I know that I need make all inside cuts on the crown molding. I have seven 8ft crown molding lengths. How do I measure the crown? Do I measure from the top angle of the crown that sits against the ceiling. I...
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    How to cut crown molding end caps

    New to the forum and my apologies in advance if the terminology I use is not correct in my title of my post. My wife asked me to make the following shelf that she found on Pinterest: http://twopurplecouches.com/2015/07/diy-wall-shelf-with-hooks/#_a5y_p=5648098 I'm having trouble...
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