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01-17-07, 08:50 AM
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yes dig outside the window...you don't drill...

yes dig outside the window...you don't drill anything into your house in that window well...you want the water out of there and the best way to do that is follow the advice given...dig out/down in...
01-12-07, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By swandog1

Like the others have said you're not testing it...

Like the others have said you're not testing it properly. The other breakers won't cause the circuit/breaker in question to trip. Here is what you need to do to test...turn off the circuit breaker...
12-18-06, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By swandog1

Question Blowing cellulose over blown fiberglass

In my attic the builder used blown fiberglass for insulation...at least I think it is blown fiberglass it is white and "fluffy"..and the house is 2 years old..anyways I am going to be blowing...
12-01-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,874
Posted By swandog1

It's solid cat5 wire...but I went down that road...

It's solid cat5 wire...but I went down that road once and I had a terrible time tring to get it to work...I used a small screwdriver/utility knive to push the wires on the block...I really don't want...
11-30-06, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,874
Posted By swandog1

Simple phone distribution panel needed

I have a need to distribute phone signal to 4-5 hard wired phones...I also need to have (second line) dsl to one location (office and then I use wireless etc.). I've tried the cat66 blocks and for...
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By swandog1

I'm not aware of anyone that has composite wood...

I'm not aware of anyone that has composite wood that is suitable for stringers. If pt lumber is unsuitable for your situation you may want to have some metal stringers built...if built correctly...
Replies: 2
Views: 4,738
Posted By swandog1

I'm in the middle of doing the same project...I'm...

I'm in the middle of doing the same project...I'm using GeoDeck but I don't think it matters on material type...Here is what I was told and after putting most of the main deck boards on I can see how...
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Views: 1,632
Posted By swandog1

The plywood would be just scarf jointed...

The plywood would be just scarf jointed together...since there is no "load" on the beam I was thinking that would be ok and that the flex at that point would be unmeasurable...

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Replies: 2
Views: 1,632
Posted By swandog1

Question Long Pergola beam design

I'm trying to design plan a pergola to go over our patio. The problem is the length of the pergola beams would be too much for dimensional lumber. I was thinking that I could make some "I" beams...
06-09-06, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,163
Posted By swandog1

The bottom jamb (sill?) is not the style we're...

The bottom jamb (sill?) is not the style we're looking for...it's hard to describe but what we want is for the bottom jam to extend about 1" or so out from the wall and then to each side...ending...
06-08-06, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,163
Posted By swandog1

Converting to "craftsman" style trim.

We built a house a couple of years ago and although we wanted to put in the "craftsman" style of trim it wasn't in the budget at that time. So currently we have the standard colonial style trim. Is...
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By swandog1

Was it the foot valve like you suspected? We...

Was it the foot valve like you suspected? We have a well that has the same symptom (won't hold prime and low water volume)...so we're hoping that is the problem as well.

thanks
Doug
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By swandog1

Question '00 Explorer front suspension knock

I have a 2000 Ford Explorer 4x4 with about 85k miles on it. At low speeds over bumbs etc there is a knocking sound in the suspension. The lower ball joints were replaced about 1.5 years ago and the...
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Views: 2,598
Posted By swandog1

Question Pulling up a well pipe

We need to replace the footervalve on our well. The drop pipe is 1.25" galvanized and I am told it is about 65' deep. What do you use to prevent the pipe from slipping/falling back into the well? ...
11-29-05, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By swandog1

Question Dimmer switch on a 3way circuit?

I have a dining room light that is a on a 3way circuit (you can turn the light on from both ends of the room)...My wife would like to have this light on a dimmer...is this possible by just replacing...
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