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The way they explained back pumping it is that...

The way they explained back pumping it is that they would suck out the excess water out of the drain field which would dry the pipes out and promote better decomposition in the tank.
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Septic system: Is "back pumping" necessary?

I have a 1 compartment 1000 gallon tank in a home I've recently purchased and admittedly am a newbie when it comes to septic systems. I called a company to look at the tank and pump if necessary, and...
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Posted By Dorocha

That's a good eye there! For some reason I did...

That's a good eye there! For some reason I did not register the screws being so close to the edge until you mentioned it. I know on my deck that they are definitely more inward. The pictures I gave...
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So I was able to ask the contractor a few things,...

So I was able to ask the contractor a few things, however they conflict with some information Iíve found online. Obviously the web is not always right, but can someone weigh in on these claims? I...
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Superdeck stain sprayed on pressure treated wood... big mistake?

So the gist of my situation is I am trying to get some bare wood stained for a dock and deck in time for a family get together. The wood used to construct the dock/deck has had several months to dry...
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Posted By Dorocha

Looks iffy as well. The post goes about 3 inches...

Looks iffy as well. The post goes about 3 inches into the dirt before you hit concrete (please see picture below). I touched the wood with my hand and you can see where it flaked off leaving grooves....
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You are right - just didn't look hard enough....

You are right - just didn't look hard enough. There were nails hidden under all that thick, opaque stain.
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That's a good question I've been asking myself....

That's a good question I've been asking myself. I've been researching different methods to fasten posts to beams and I don't see any braces, nails, screws, etc. of any sort. Any ideas how it might...
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Twisting 4x4 deck support posts - how serious a problem?

Greetings everyone! I've come to rely on you guys to give me an unbiased opinion. I had a guy come out 5 months ago to put fresh deck boards on a 20 yr old deck which I've been told is the original...
02-19-19, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Dorocha

Ooooh, really like the idea of a lazy-suzan in...

Ooooh, really like the idea of a lazy-suzan in the corner. Should of asked you guys sooner! One can never go wrong with more shelving/storage.

As for the age of the house, believe it or not its...
02-18-19, 02:32 PM
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Awkward kitchen w/ empty nook - What would you do?

So I have been scratching my head as to what to do to make this kitchen a bit more open and to make the large empty nook at the end more useful. The weird empty nook is too small to be a breakfast...
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Roof leak - Valley makes heavy cascade during rain

Greetings! Could use some insight on what to do. I can't seem to find an example of a similar roof so I would like your opinion on troubleshooting a leak that is causing water to rise up and over the...
08-11-18, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Dorocha

Actually it does look like there's some pvc...

Actually it does look like there's some pvc running back there. Going to probably do bit of demoing to see what's going on and will update my findings. Thank you guys for your insights!
08-10-18, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Dorocha

Question Cause of drywall bulge?

I know ultimately I'll have to start cutting holes to take a look what going on behind the drywall, but was wondering if anyone has personally run into something like this before and could give a bit...
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