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02-04-08, 05:09 PM
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Posted By pohocker

PVC Ball Valve problem

Folks, I have this valve in my underneath crawlspace as a cutoff for water supply to 2 outside lines. I had shut down the valve and drained the outside lines, but today, had to open the valve for a...
11-07-05, 07:09 AM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By pohocker

Great suggestions-thank you, Mark.

Great suggestions-thank you, Mark.
11-07-05, 06:31 AM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By pohocker

Thank you, Mark. I'm not quite sure how to go...

Thank you, Mark.
I'm not quite sure how to go about it. I have a total length of about 37" worth of small cut-outs that make one long continuos gash in the wall, from about 2-5" wide. There's only...
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Views: 1,001
Posted By pohocker

Good ideas-thank you, Mark.

Good ideas-thank you, Mark.
11-06-05, 03:58 PM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By pohocker

Wall repair-post electrical work

Folks, the electrician cut a bunch of irregulary shaped small and large holes thru the drywall while running his wires. I'm thinking about, instead of trying to put 5 or 6 patches on the wall,...
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Views: 1,001
Posted By pohocker

Trimming interior doors

Folks, now that the tile and subfloor are down, I need to trim the interior solid 6-panel wooden doors-bathroom, pantry, bedroom, etc. I'm worried about them splintering during the process...any tips...
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Views: 1,181
Posted By pohocker

leaking basement

Folks, the daughters basement on their 2 year old house has sprung a leak. The culprit seems to have been a large pooling of rain water under the deck, up against the foundation. Some people have...
10-11-05, 05:32 AM
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Views: 10,241
Posted By pohocker

Thanks, Bryan. Packing out the existing trim...

Thanks, Bryan.
Packing out the existing trim was the option explained to me by the installer when he showed up, but he wasn't prepared to do this. I told him no thanks, anyway, until I consulted...
10-10-05, 07:01 PM
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Views: 10,241
Posted By pohocker

storm door extension kit

As it turns out, the double storm doors I ordered from a large box store can't be installed without what they are calling an extension kit, to keep the door handles from impacting the handles on the...
05-26-05, 12:23 PM
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Views: 1,296
Posted By pohocker

Mold/mildew remediation

Pulled up the damp bedroom rug and found mold in an area about 2' square near the slider. The subfloor is fairly saturated and the mold remediation guy says the subfloor needs to come out and some of...
02-10-05, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By pohocker

Thanks, Chris.

Thanks, Chris.
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Views: 1,450
Posted By pohocker

Thanks, Lefty. I'm guessing with the 20 year...

Thanks, Lefty. I'm guessing with the 20 year warranty they offer, they must be confident in their product. I haven't found one composite that appears to be a clearly superior product, so that's why...
02-09-05, 01:01 PM
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Views: 912
Posted By pohocker

Chris, if I seal them with "Kilz" or something...

Chris, if I seal them with "Kilz" or something similar, I wonder if I can just paint over top if that and do OK?
Thanks for your reply.
02-09-05, 10:17 AM
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Views: 912
Posted By pohocker

Headboard and chair leg refinishing

I have an oak finished headboard that I need to recolor to an offwhite, and some off white chair legs to refinish to a darker shade. Neither are big projects, so I was wondering if there was a way to...
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Views: 1,450
Posted By pohocker

Veka PVC deck material

In my recent quest for decking material, I've come across this product. Has anyone had any experience with it, and, if so, any pros/cons you can think of? Thanks....
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Views: 2,625
Posted By pohocker

Thanks, Lefty. I have no idea if the Epoch was...

Thanks, Lefty. I have no idea if the Epoch was installed per specs-if it's like everything else in this house, I seriously doubt it.
I had no idea until yesterday what a maze I was entering into...
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Views: 2,625
Posted By pohocker

Yes, Epoch is the Evergrain product. The local...

Yes, Epoch is the Evergrain product. The local big lumber store that carries that, along with Trex, Weyerhauser, and a couple of others was vague about the problems, only stating that they have had...
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Views: 2,625
Posted By pohocker

Composite decking-need help quick

As it turns out, the Epoch brand composite decking we need for the deck addition is no longer available, so I'm looking at having to redo the whole thing so that colors and textures match. I've read...
01-31-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,194
Posted By pohocker

Thanks, X.

Thanks, X.
01-30-05, 02:09 PM
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Views: 4,194
Posted By pohocker

Thanks. They came with nothing (builders...

Thanks.
They came with nothing (builders fault), thats why I tried to contact Stanley but got no response.
01-27-05, 07:56 AM
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Views: 4,194
Posted By pohocker

The plastic trim is around the decorative windows...

The plastic trim is around the decorative windows only. The window are big-maybe 5' tall and 2' wide, and have that fancy looking fake gold vein throughout. I appreciate your help, as I have received...
01-26-05, 03:37 PM
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Views: 4,194
Posted By pohocker

Each door has a large decorative insert, and...

Each door has a large decorative insert, and plastic moulding around the inserts. Is this what you're referring to?
Thanks.
01-26-05, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,194
Posted By pohocker

Storm doors over metal doors???

I've heard yes, it's OK to do this, and no, the metal doors will get too hot. Any opinions or other guidance you guys can provide will be appreciated. By the way, the doors would be facing WSW, and...
09-14-04, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By pohocker

Thanks for the help, folks. I appreciate it.

Thanks for the help, folks. I appreciate it.
09-11-04, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By pohocker

Cleaning elastomeric finish

Folks, I need to clean the green funky stuff that grows in the corners and shadows of the house-anywhere the sun doesn't reach. What can I use that will do the job, yet not harm surrounding plants or...
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