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Even today the temp outside was 32, inside the...

Even today the temp outside was 32, inside the garage with a very drafty garage door was 40. So once I replace the garage door and insulate I don't think it will be too bad to heat for an hour or 2...
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Even uninsulated the garage is noticeably...

Even uninsulated the garage is noticeably "warmer" than outside, maybe just being out of the elements is the reason for it.
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Insulating attached garage

I have an attached 1 car garage to the side of my all brick ranch. My wife and I have turned this into a workout area. We are considering insulating for use in the winter with a space heater, we live...
03-01-17, 09:15 AM
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Add Junction box in garage

I currently only have one outlet in my garage, I'd like to add another one from the existing one. The existing J Box is recessed into the brick, I'd like to keep it where it is but I'm not sure how...
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Soldering metal wall art

I've been thinking about making a wall art piece by soldering washers together to make a piece approx 2' by 2' using various sizes of washers. I'm going to be using either steel washers or zinc...
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Thanks for the help guys, I'll give it a shot...

Thanks for the help guys, I'll give it a shot tomorrow after work and let you know how I make out.
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Wiring new light help

I am having an issue wiring a replacement ceiling light. Here's the issue, and hopefully this makes sense.

Upon removing the old light/ceiling fan, there were 4 14/2 wires in the box. This is...
06-01-12, 08:25 AM
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Gap between floor tile and wall tile

Hi,

Got a problem that I would like some advice on. Whoever installed the tiles on the wall of our bathroom left too big of a gap between the bottom tile and the floor tiles, I would estimate 1/2...
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Yes, CV's have been checked

Yes, CV's have been checked
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Posted By darrylhicks

2000 Civic "Shifting" Problem

Have had this car for 7 years, it has 177000 miles on it. This issue has been going on for at least 4 years, don't ask, its the wife's car.
The car has a clunk noise that mainly happens at speeds...
04-23-12, 12:08 PM
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Issue installing light

Before I begin, I do have some electrical experience, but not a ton, I just want to double check that I am not doing something wrong when replacing a light fixture. I think I bought a defective light...
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2000 Civic exhaust leak

I've got a 2000 civic and can smell exhaust in the car, even without the fan running. The heat shield around the exhaust manifold is in pretty rough shape, but its just a shield, the fumes seem to be...
04-04-11, 12:16 PM
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Planting grass on sand

Last summer I removed my aboveground pool and was left with a 24' round sand area. The sand is 3 inches or so thick. The soil beneath this has a lot of clay. I want to seed this area as soon as the...
03-02-11, 11:35 AM
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Smart Board

I am gong be building an 8x12 shed this spring and want to use Smart Board on the exterior. The only type that Home Depot carries is 3/8". Is this strong enough to be attached directly onto the 2x4...
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Concrete Slab for Shed

Come spring time I am going to be building an 8'x10' shed in my yard. I would like to put it on a 4" concrete slab. Would I need footings for this? Also, is it ok to attach a 2x4 wooden bottom plate...
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I had the fluid changed about 6 months ago. I...

I had the fluid changed about 6 months ago. I also added some lucas transmission fix but that did nothing. I have had the car for about 5 years, this was the first time that I have changed it but I...
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2000 Civic Hard Shifting

My civic has been shifting very oldly in recent months. During acceleration the shifting seems to be fine, with the exception of a slightly hard shift once in awhile. Occasionally when getting on the...
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I am going to stain and then seal the deck, not...

I am going to stain and then seal the deck, not sure of the color yet, I'm not concerned that the filler won't match the rest though. The underside of the boards are in very good shape, no...
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I thought I might have to fill the holes, what...

I thought I might have to fill the holes, what would you recommend? Regular wood filler or is there something better?
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Posted By darrylhicks

Rebuilding Deck Help

I recently sold my above ground pool and am left with a very large floating deck in the middle of my yard that was built around the pool. My goal is to take apart the deck and rebuild it against the...
09-10-09, 09:34 AM
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Posted By darrylhicks

Garage joists

My garage is a former carport. Whoever converted it to a garage put up a plywood ceiling. I wish to use the space between the joists and the roof, about 4 feet height for storage of seasonal items....
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polished concrete basement

I am debating the idea of getting my basement floor redone with polished concrete or acid washed concrete. The space is about 450 square feet. It appears as though there was linoleum on the floor at...
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Mac help

I am having trouble with my PowerMac G5. It is one of the original models. When I start up the computer it will get to the white mac screen with the apple in the middle and no further. After about 1...
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The wall is 6-8" thick. The hole is about...

The wall is 6-8" thick. The hole is about 5"x10".
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Cold Storage room question

I am currently finishing my basement and I ripped out the old cold storage room. There is still the hole that was cut in the concrete foundation to allow cold air in. I have finished the inside walls...
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