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07-31-15, 03:30 PM
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Thanks, there is nothing wrong with my current...

Thanks, there is nothing wrong with my current system, functionally it is fine, effectively not so much. The heads are blocked by the plants so only parts of the bed get watered, and the rest is...
07-31-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By silentneko

Soaker system Vs Drip pipes....

I have a few flower/plant beds around the house that have sprinklers on them that have never worked well in the past 8 years. They can't get all the plants, and what ever water is there the sun...
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Views: 1,830
Posted By silentneko

Unfortunately I won't be able to get cabot...

Unfortunately I won't be able to get cabot anywhere around me. So now I'm back in the hunt and time is short as I have to source and buy everything in the next few hours.

I keep reading bad...
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Views: 1,830
Posted By silentneko

Crap this isn't my night, lol. Just called the 2...

Crap this isn't my night, lol. Just called the 2 lowes in the area and they just had all cabot stuff pulled from the stores. No one else close to me sells it according to their site. Now what? Am I...
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Views: 1,830
Posted By silentneko

Ok nevermind on deckscapes, I just read more...

Ok nevermind on deckscapes, I just read more horror stories on how off the colors are and more. How about cabots, do they sell it at lowes?
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Views: 1,830
Posted By silentneko

I don't really want a stain at all, I want a...

I don't really want a stain at all, I want a sealer to keep the deck from turning grey and mildewing. I like the natural color it has, but wouldn't mind if it looked more like cedar. I don't care if...
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Views: 1,830
Posted By silentneko

Deck must be sealed, need quick advise

I need some help again, I built my deck in the summer, it is finally dried out and needs to be sealed while the weather holds out. I plan to do it tomorrow, it's already been cleaned and I gotta get...
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Views: 879
Posted By silentneko

Newbie looking for advice

I am fairly new to working with metal, at least when it comes to welding and such. I've built plenty of stuff using nuts and bolts, but now I'm looking at making a few items out of aluminum.

I'm...
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Views: 1,686
Posted By silentneko

I expect to do this every year, so if a coating...

I expect to do this every year, so if a coating needs to be reapplied every spring then so be it. We don't have very harsh winters here in Florida. Reading the reviews on thompsons it seems more...
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Views: 1,686
Posted By silentneko

Someone told me to spill some water on it, and if...

Someone told me to spill some water on it, and if it soaks up in a few minutes then it's ready. Well I can tell you after it rains there are a few spots that have little puddles for like an hour...
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Views: 1,686
Posted By silentneko

What is the best way to tell if it is ready? I'd...

What is the best way to tell if it is ready? I'd really like to treat it and the furniture I built with it asap.
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Views: 1,686
Posted By silentneko

I forgot to mention I am in central florida and...

I forgot to mention I am in central florida and it rains often, plus we have high humidity.
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Posted By silentneko

Thanks, I went to Sherwin williams today cause...

Thanks, I went to Sherwin williams today cause they are having a decent sale and started talking to the rep. He told me while he would love to sell me whatever I want he doesn't think I should be...
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Views: 1,686
Posted By silentneko

Thanks, My wife loved the look of the deck when...

Thanks, My wife loved the look of the deck when it was fresh so I figured clear would be best. How short is a short life span? Will it last a year?

Just looked up some reviews of the SW's...
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Views: 1,686
Posted By silentneko

Need to clean, and seal my new deck

Built a deck a few months ago and now it's turning grey. I was going to wait until fall to stain it but it seems to be wearing quickly. I live in Florida and it has rained just about every day since...
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Views: 847
Posted By silentneko

I've talked to a few other guys in the area, and...

I've talked to a few other guys in the area, and it seems like it's not a bad deal. The $4-5 Ln Ft is what I found for 5" gutters and 2x3 downspouts, but for 6" with 3x4 downspouts it seems to be...
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Views: 847
Posted By silentneko

No problems with rotted anything as my house is...

No problems with rotted anything as my house is only a few years old. Thanks for replying. If I get a consensus here I'll call them and tell them to go ahead.
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Views: 847
Posted By silentneko

I'm located in Central Florida if that helps and...

I'm located in Central Florida if that helps and it's raining heavily here every day which is destroying the several thousand dollar landscaping job I just finished, so I need this done quickly.
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Views: 847
Posted By silentneko

Decent quote or is it too high?

Got a quote back on some seamless gutters for the front and rear of my house and I need to know if it's a decent deal. I know the company does good work, but honestly I don't have a clue as what it...
Replies: 19
Views: 2,872
Posted By silentneko

Didn't go with any caulking. I submitted a...

Didn't go with any caulking.

I submitted a rough layout to the permitting office, they said it looked fine, but because it's a ground level deck less then 12" off grade it doesn't require a...
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Views: 2,872
Posted By silentneko

It feels pretty solid, I went with 16" OC, except...

It feels pretty solid, I went with 16" OC, except the 2 nearest the rim joists are more like 14". I'm decking next week with 5/4" premium PT boards from home depot.
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Views: 2,872
Posted By silentneko

The joists are, if memory serves, around 8 1/2'....

The joists are, if memory serves, around 8 1/2'. Everything I looked up said the max span was 9'9" so I wanted at least a 1' safety factor.
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Views: 2,872
Posted By silentneko

Hows about I just post a picture? ...

Hows about I just post a picture?

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f332/firecat1981/IMAG04181_zps78df4a41.jpg (http://s50.photobucket.com/user/firecat1981/media/IMAG04181_zps78df4a41.jpg.html)
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By silentneko

So should I be paranoid now? LOL

So should I be paranoid now? LOL
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Views: 2,872
Posted By silentneko

There is no roof, it is just a ground level deck...

There is no roof, it is just a ground level deck in the yard.
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