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12-30-20, 03:11 PM
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Posted By garywi

The rock will come out, then concete over dirt. ...

The rock will come out, then concete over dirt. The valves cannot stay here.
12-30-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By garywi

I took the lid off to take a photo. The point of...

I took the lid off to take a photo. The point of my post was the valves are in the middle of the walk way
12-30-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By garywi

Irrigation Valves in the middle of my sidewalk

Hi Guys, is there a creative way to tuck these valves closer to the house. Maybe stagger them. I want to install a walkway and I don't have another place to move these. Thank you!...
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Posted By garywi

Thank you. Not sure how to tape to top of...

Thank you. Not sure how to tape to top of Microwave. Its big. Takes up 1/3 of that cup board.
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Views: 141
Posted By garywi

Thank you. What do you mean take off. The tin...

Thank you. What do you mean take off. The tin box the builder put on sat in the cupboard on top of the microwave vent and also covered the hole in the wall. So as it was installed, air was leaking...
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Views: 141
Posted By garywi

Thanks. I was thinking of stuffing insulation...

Thanks. I was thinking of stuffing insulation around the damper and putting the tin box that the building used back on. I am at this point, only concerned with air leakage from around the damper by...
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Views: 141
Posted By garywi

Microwave Duct and Vent

Hi Guys, new microwave. Builder just cut hole in cupboard and put a big tin box over microwave damper. That is fine I guess but nothing was preventing air leakage from around the cut out. See arrows....
12-07-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By garywi

Weatherproof Outlet Covers and 12 Gauge Plugs

Hi, my exterior landscape lighting boxes have 12 gauge power cords with like a 3 inch 3 prong plug on the end. Even with the jumbo version of these plastic outlet covers, I can't really bend the two...
11-15-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By garywi

Thank you. I took a block off plate, modified...

Thank you. I took a block off plate, modified one side to fit the coax and sealed it all with duct seal compound.
11-15-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By garywi

Thank you. I got a bid. $1200 and also, they have...

Thank you. I got a bid. $1200 and also, they have to cut out my side walk on the side of the house. So, I won't be doing this now.
11-15-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By garywi

Thank you. I have rocky soil and the poly must...

Thank you. I have rocky soil and the poly must also be old.
11-15-20, 11:50 AM
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Views: 119
Posted By garywi

Old Silicone Caulk on Stucco

I'm stupid.

Getting ready to have my house painted. I was trying to remove old silicone from around this light fixture. I used a wire wheel on a drill. All I did was grind the caulk down and...
11-12-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By garywi

Poly irrigation pipe springing leaks in system

Hi Guys, in one of my 3 zones, the main underground poly irrigation line is springing leaks. I have to dig up the lines and cut out the hole/crack and put in a coupler. Could this one zone have too...
11-10-20, 07:21 PM
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Views: 265
Posted By garywi

Thanks. Does the power company own this part do...

Thanks. Does the power company own this part do you think.
11-10-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By garywi

there is nothing to hold the foam

there is nothing to hold the foam
11-10-20, 03:45 PM
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Views: 400
Posted By garywi

Thanks! I will get a cover plate and modify it.

Thanks! I will get a cover plate and modify it.
11-10-20, 01:08 PM
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Views: 400
Posted By garywi

Plugging big hole in side of house?

Team, where my cable comes in from street, big hole, letting in bugs and moisture. I can still my arm in this hole. Was thinking foam, but it would take a lot to fill out this cavity.
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11-10-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By garywi

Broken electrical conduit fitting on house meter

Hey Team, anything I can do about this, short of a major repair. Thanks

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04-25-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By garywi

someone should make these

someone should make these
04-24-20, 07:31 PM
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Views: 235
Posted By garywi

Balancing Ducts - Home Made Reducers

Years ago and AC contractor balanced my duct work by making home make reducers out of sheet metal. He made a flat circle with a hole in the middle. In my bedrooms, he took off the ceiling vents and...
11-22-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By garywi

Older Aqua-Pure - Not as soft

Anyone know if I can make an adjustment to get a little more softness out of this thing.
10-08-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By garywi

Stainmaster 10yr vs 25yr Wear Warranty

Is there really a difference in the yarn between these two carpets, or is it just a warranty gimmick, where they will never honor a warranty anyway if the carpet develops matting, etc.

Carpet...
10-05-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By garywi

Thank you. What should I do to get an accurate...

Thank you. What should I do to get an accurate bid. I will measure my rooms myself today, but I can't determine how much waste is really needed.
10-05-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By garywi

Carpet Sanity Check - Lowes

I am having my second floor carpet replaced. 4 bedrooms and a hall. 1000 sq feet.

After measurements, Lowes quoted 1300+ sq feet of carpet due to waste.

I dropped dead when they told me...
08-17-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By garywi

Large Drywall Repair :-(

Hi Guys, this hole is 55 x 144. I sheet rock I think is 4x8 ft.

How should I spice these pieces in. I would like to leave the sheet rock above the hole in place.

Thanks!

I am a sheetrock...
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