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Thanks. I got an email from GE after I placed...

Thanks. I got an email from GE after I placed this post. They are willing to pay for replacement parts--I get to pay the labor costs! Said no thanks.
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Post Front Load Washer--any reccomended ones?

Hi,
We are in the market to replace a 2 year old GE model WCVH6400. It has had issues from about 2 mos after it was installed--various stuff--the installer didn't remove the shipping bolts and they...
07-15-07, 05:58 AM
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It drains OK, I prop the pot up a bit when I...

It drains OK, I prop the pot up a bit when I water to make sure that water is coming out the bottom when I do water it I leave itpropped up until the wter has drained well as i know lavendar doesn't...
07-14-07, 12:17 PM
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Question Lavendar-Pest or Disease-- Help!

I planted 2 Fat Spike lavendars in large 20" pots early this spring-- well drained good soil/compost mixture--one is thriving, but the other is dying off in the center and the new growth is very...
03-17-07, 06:51 AM
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We recieved two peach trees that were shipped...

We recieved two peach trees that were shipped from CA in a bare root state. I stuck them in a bucket full of water for about a week to make sure they were well hydrated before planting. They...
03-17-07, 06:41 AM
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Corn Gluten Meal?

Anyone out there tried this weed/feed product? I bought bag and am going to apply it to an area that has lots of dandelions every Spring. Just curious if anyone has tried it. I'm trying to avoid...
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And still debate rages-- Hubby used to work...

And still debate rages--

Hubby used to work for SW--still considers himself a "coating expert". I think I might lose on this one, but I will apprise him of all the advice--thanks everyone!

(Oh,...
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uh oh-- I have some touch-up to do on a...

uh oh--

I have some touch-up to do on a ceiling where I used Glidden's version of this stuff. Hope I don't have the same issues--will let you know. I didn't see any warnings about haveing to use a...
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Thanks, marksr-- That's kinda what I was...

Thanks, marksr--
That's kinda what I was thinking.

House is over 40 YO, so I certainly hope it's done settling! (really, though the cracks were very minor--looks more like they reappeared from...
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Cool Elastic Crack Cover?

We just had some settlement cracks in the cieling and wall of our living room repaired. The contractor did a beautiful job--now we have to paint.

My husband wants to coat these aras with a product...
02-18-07, 08:09 AM
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Will-- The vacuum thing is not nearly as nice...

Will--
The vacuum thing is not nearly as nice as it sounds. I've tried a few and found that even though my Collies don't mind the sound, they certainly do mind the pulling created by the vac.

I...
01-01-07, 06:44 AM
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Smile I sympathize with you, JH. I have 2 Collies who...

I sympathize with you, JH. I have 2 Collies who seems to do nothing but leave furballs everywhere this year.

I did start adding Lipoderm to their diets a few months back even though they eat a...
07-23-06, 10:45 AM
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Garlic and Brewer's Yeast to repel fleas---

Works great!

We have 2 Collies who were on front line for a while, but i noticed each time I applied it they were more lethargic than the time before. I spoke w/ my vet and he recommended that I...
07-14-06, 06:54 AM
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If you haven't had her evaluated y your vet I...

If you haven't had her evaluated y your vet I think the suggestions to do so are a good place to start.

I see some other folks have mentioned the feeding bowls. My questions this: are you using...
05-02-06, 12:16 PM
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Don't beat yourself up or feel guilty. We who...

Don't beat yourself up or feel guilty. We who have animals have all gone through this. I'm sure kitty knows she is loved and that you have done your most unselfish best to help.
05-02-06, 12:12 PM
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Will-- Here's the general plan I follow about 3...

Will--
Here's the general plan I follow about 3 times a year for the 2 Lollie-Collies in my house.

Bathe with cool water and a mild dog shampoo--soap them up 2 times to make sure you are getting...
04-22-06, 07:22 AM
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I've tried a couple of different ones. My...

I've tried a couple of different ones. My favorite is one from Master Grooing tools. It has 2 rows of teeth that are powder coated so they don't snag the skin or hair. The handle is rubberized...
04-21-06, 09:24 AM
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Red face 2 suggestions--visit a grooming shop, they...

2 suggestions--visit a grooming shop, they normally sell all types of equipment as well and talk to someone there.

I have a set of the skip tooth thinning shears (one balde is smooth and the other...
04-01-06, 09:25 AM
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I agree your best bet is to research. I favor...

I agree your best bet is to research. I favor herding breeds--had Shelties and have upsized to Collies. You might also want to visit a dog show-- this is peak season. You can see many types of...
04-01-06, 09:20 AM
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Oops-- forgot about your last comment--This...

Oops-- forgot about your last comment--This isounds like submissive or fear wetting-- a real training issue.

There are a lot good behaviour books out there that offer advice on helping your pup...
04-01-06, 09:17 AM
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If you haven't already, ask your vet for a...

If you haven't already, ask your vet for a thorough evaluation. Aside from her small bladder size, she may have other issues like a urinary tract infection or a weak sphincter muscle in her bladder. ...
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Don't have any advice on supporting the floor,...

Don't have any advice on supporting the floor, but the creaky squeaky sounds can be an easy fix.

Try blowing either talcum powder or graphite between the boards If you use the powder you will need...
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Thanks-- Took my othr half a while to warm up...

Thanks--
Took my othr half a while to warm up to the idea. We're adding it to 'get a quote list' from the lanscaping/masonary company we want to interview.
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Basement Windo Wells--can they look nice?

Hi,

We are going to do some major outdoor reno this year and one of the things I want to spruce up is the ground level window wells in my basement. There are 3 of them--two on one end and one in...
03-25-06, 06:52 AM
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I have not tried styrofoam myself, but a friend...

I have not tried styrofoam myself, but a friend of mine who is an avid gardener has sworn by the 'peanuts' for years. First a 2 or 3 inch layer of gravel or rocks, then halfway w/ the peanuts and the...
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