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Aha, Shadeladie. The first one I have encountered...

Aha, Shadeladie. The first one I have encountered in a forum. Interesting. Thanks for letting me know.

Hans L

PS. I have not measured the slope of my driveway yet. Will do in a while.
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Posted By Hans L

LachlaLachlan, I do not understand your post....

LachlaLachlan, I do not understand your post. Sopos? Sand the concrete? How does that prevent cracks?

Hans L (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/647792-lachlalachlan)
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Posted By Hans L

I learn by my mistakes. I will use the...

I learn by my mistakes.

I will use the filler the first time where I can undo more easily than in other places. I have various cavities, so it may work in some but not in others. Will let you know...
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Posted By Hans L

XSleeper. "30 day waiting list and background...

XSleeper. "30 day waiting list and background checks": funny!!!

In my area, like the one I show in the photo, and in several other similar areas, humidity has rotted out the wood to quite en...
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Posted By Hans L

Reading specification about expanding foam: ...

Reading specification about expanding foam:

Coverage Area (Sq.Ft) 8

They do not want to tell you how big a VOLUME a tube will fill. Or, as my wife says, you can't fix stupid. Sneaky or...
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Posted By Hans L

Okay, Xsleeper, I will measure tomorrow....

Okay, Xsleeper, I will measure tomorrow. Trigonometry to the rescue :-)

Hans L
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Posted By Hans L

Concrete, yes! Thanks! Now, my driveway is...

Concrete, yes! Thanks!

Now, my driveway is sloping (not much, but sloping), and I read "NOT FOR SLOPED SURFACES." in "PRODUCT DATA SHEET Sikaflex® + Self Leveling Sealant". Do you think this is a...
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Posted By Hans L

Refilling driveway slab joints?

Hello!

Most of the joint fillers in my driveway (slabs) are gone, so I am thinking of refilling them. Now, I am planning this not so much to prevent slabs from grinding against each other (house...
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Posted By Hans L

Pilot Dane, thanks for your reply. I uploaded...

Pilot Dane, thanks for your reply. I uploaded from my computer, and the pix were each over 4 MB. Probably too large, which is a pitty, as they were just ordinary photos.

I'll go to my local Home...
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Posted By Hans L

Filling humid spaces with foam

Hello:

I have several places where gables (soffits & rakes) 'land' on another part of the roof (I'd show a pic if the upload had not failed), and there, pockets form. While they are shallow (quite...
08-16-19, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Hans L

Okay, Zorfdt. However, my hose connectors ave an...

Okay, Zorfdt. However, my hose connectors ave an 1" diamter (treaded part). However, I figure I can use your "I'd use something like this" and then a 3/4" female to a 1" male (or female) adapter.
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08-15-19, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Hans L

Zorfdt, I should have said "connectors". It would...

Zorfdt, I should have said "connectors". It would have been more accurate. See PJmax's response. However, I have saved the site you referenced. It can only help.

Thanks,

Hans L
08-15-19, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Hans L

Trying to establish PEX connection dimensions

Hello:

I have been looking at PEX connectors online for a 3/4" (ID) PEX hose. That is, a PEX connector with one end that goes into the hose and the other (male or female) going into at water...
05-07-18, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Hans L

Thank you, Pilot Dane. I will check pressure...

Thank you, Pilot Dane. I will check pressure controls out, that is, a new shower valve.

Regards,

Hans L
05-07-18, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Hans L

Water term/pressure regulating devices

Hello:

If my wife takes a shower and I flush a toilet (did so today), the shower water temperature rises quite a lot, becoming uncomfortable. The shower water temp even reacts to a regular faucet...
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Posted By Hans L

Found, for the first time, a few: ...

Found, for the first time, a few:

https://www.homedepot.com/b/Lighting-Light-Bulbs-LED-Bulbs/E12/G165/N-5yc1vZbm79Z1z0tp3iZ1z0vvov
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Posted By Hans L

Pilot Dane, I can't find a frosty one. Hans L

Pilot Dane, I can't find a frosty one.

Hans L
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Posted By Hans L

2john02458, nothing there with a g16-1/2 base (12...

2john02458, nothing there with a g16-1/2 base (12 mm ~ 1/2 inch), unfortunately.

Hans L
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Posted By Hans L

Bathroom fixture bulbs -–> LEDs

Hello:

We have LEDs in the entire house ... except in the bathrooms. There, we have fixtures attached to medicine cabinets, and we have 40 W and 60 W bulbs with candelabra (G 16-1/2) bases. They...
07-22-17, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Hans L

Sorry it took me a while to get back to the...

Sorry it took me a while to get back to the thread. I have read all of what you have said, and made one decision already: no more sorting, because it is so darn difficult (for me) so see the...
07-20-17, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Hans L

Storing screws – screwed up

Screws come in many different forms. Right now, I am dealing with round-headed (flat-underside) screws. Taking length and diameter into consideration, I have tried to sort them in drawers as seen...
07-08-17, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Hans L

8288382884 Here are two photos of my panel....

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Here are two photos of my panel. Hope it clarifies things.

Hans L
07-08-17, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Hans L

Was not sure that the more soft boards were also...

Was not sure that the more soft boards were also called 'masonite' in the US (there are the hard and the soft ones in Sweden, where I come from – 1981). Yes, we had some work done in 2008, I believe,...
07-07-17, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Hans L

Okay, pics will be forthcoming (Sat pm). Sorry...

Okay, pics will be forthcoming (Sat pm). Sorry for being unthoughtful.

Hans L
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