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03-26-15, 04:57 PM
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Posted By chaz7979

Is it hard to rip out a mature yellow ribbon arborvitae?

Hi All.

First of all, is this a yellow ribbon arborvitae?

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Second, are these shrubs hard to pull out of the ground? These things are about 5' x 4' and have a trunk about 4...
11-06-14, 02:10 PM
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Posted By chaz7979

Using a putty knife and spray painting the...

Using a putty knife and spray painting the aluminum is my last resort. 20 minutes to prep each window for 20 seconds of rattle can spray paint.

I was hoping there was some magical solution for...
11-06-14, 01:00 PM
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Views: 3,221
Posted By chaz7979

@marksr That was the first thing I tried... it...

@marksr That was the first thing I tried... it did not work. The goo is very old and stiff.

@XSleeper there is no bare wood. I'm guessing the storm windows were added long after the house was...
11-05-14, 08:34 PM
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Posted By chaz7979

Remove storm window goo/glue/caulk from aluminum flashing?

I recently removed old storm windows on my home to install new replacement windows but, when the storm frames were pulled, the goo/glue/caulk (I don't know what it is) that sealed them to the...
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Views: 1,495
Posted By chaz7979

You're probably right Dan. My attic is already...

You're probably right Dan. My attic is already cold in the winter, this probably wont make a difference. I wish I thought to throw a thermometer up there this past winter to verify.

@Bud
My roof...
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Posted By chaz7979

Do I need a roof vent? Should I have one with no insulation in attic?

I live in a 100+ year old home, that by all accounts, has never had any kind of ventilation in the attic. The problem now is we have a modern roof with modern airtight materials and the attic is...
05-09-11, 03:21 PM
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Posted By chaz7979

That was the first thing I did but, it was loud....

That was the first thing I did but, it was loud. The water flow through those half closed valves sounded like an underwater whistle.
05-09-11, 11:39 AM
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Posted By chaz7979

Slow down water flow on bathroom sink

The water pressure in my house is nice and high which is great most of the time... except for the bathroom sink. Because the pressure is so high, the water splashes out of the sink when turned on...
02-13-11, 02:52 PM
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Posted By chaz7979

Gap between hot water heater exhaust and chimney

There is a gap where my hot water heater and oil furnace exhaust meets the old chimney in my house. It looks as if the old mortar used to make the seal has fallen off.

1. How concerned should I be...
10-31-09, 01:45 PM
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Views: 4,029
Posted By chaz7979

model: EMCO 681 8496 I need 25 characters

model: EMCO 681 8496

I need 25 characters
10-31-09, 11:00 AM
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Posted By chaz7979

Turns out the door is an EMCO which has been...

Turns out the door is an EMCO which has been purchased by anderson and they want $60 for the replacement handle when I could buy a new door for $100. What a joke. Any alternative solutions are...
10-31-09, 09:43 AM
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Posted By chaz7979

The inside of the lock has Cmech stamped on it...

The inside of the lock has Cmech stamped on it which is a Hong Kong Manufacturer
10-31-09, 09:33 AM
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Posted By chaz7979

Does anyone recognize this screen door hardware?

The handle on my screen door has broken but, normal replacement hardware does not fit this odd size handle. There are 3 holes for the top part of the handle and 2 more holes for the bottom lock...
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