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09-17-12, 07:41 PM
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Posted By FZWG

The pipes are 2" PVC, and they are about 15...

The pipes are 2" PVC, and they are about 15 inches apart.

Have looked at Lowe's and Home Depot, and the mounting blocks would not hold both pipes.

Two rectangular ones would fit, but prefer...
09-14-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,866
Posted By FZWG

Thanks for the replies. Looked into the...

Thanks for the replies.

Looked into the suggestions, but still have not found something that would fit.

Will keep looking...
09-12-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,866
Posted By FZWG

Question Siding mounting blocks

Have vinyl siding installed, and in the back of the house there are two pipes (PVC 2 inches) coming out from the furnace thru the siding. An opening was cut on the vinyl siding, and it was not only...
07-25-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By FZWG

Thank you for all the replies. Had a plumber...

Thank you for all the replies.

Had a plumber come in, and he shut off the main in the basment. He then checked the meter outside, and the dials kept moving.

He believes the leak is outside.
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07-25-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By FZWG

Pipe leak????

Would appreciate some opinions/help.

Received a call from the water department in our town informing that my water consumption is excessive (1500 gal per day), and that this condition has been...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By FZWG

Thank you for the replies!! If MV lamps,...

Thank you for the replies!!

If MV lamps, etc. are on their way out, will start looking at some landscape lighting. Would just like to have some light for some 20 feet next to the house, where the...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By FZWG

Wish to install an outside light

Need assistance with adding an outdoor light (small mercury vapor) to a circuit.

The circuit breaker box in the basement (200 amp service) has a recently installed 20 amp breaker with yellow Romex...
06-10-05, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,334
Posted By FZWG

BTW, these tiles are not on the floor. They are...

BTW, these tiles are not on the floor. They are on the walls!!

Cannot understand why the post was moved to Flooring...
06-09-05, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,334
Posted By FZWG

After removing plastic bathroom tiles...

Have a house built o/a 1950. The bathroom has 4x4 tiles made out of some kind of plastic. Decided to remove these, and behind them is some kind of very thick and hardened adhesive that was 'raked' on...
05-17-05, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By FZWG

Thanks for the replies. Thinking about...

Thanks for the replies.

Thinking about cutting a tapered piece of lumber and taking care of the gap with such. Then adding the aluminum + rubber strip suggested.

Can the right side of the door...
05-16-05, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By FZWG

Circa 1950 Door with Big Gap!!

Working on this little old house (1950).

The front door closes and from inside the house you can see a good 1/2 inch gap at the very bottom right (by the floor) of the door (same side where the...
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Views: 1,482
Posted By FZWG

Thank you both for the info. Much appreciated. ...

Thank you both for the info. Much appreciated.

Going to Home Depot and checking the products.

Currently the doors have a zillion coats of laquer, varnish, or whatever, and if you try to sand...
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Views: 1,482
Posted By FZWG

Thanks for the reply. Do happen to have that...

Thanks for the reply.

Do happen to have that type of sander.

The jambs are not flat because they have a design. Cannot take an oscillating sander or a pad sander and go at them because of the...
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Views: 1,482
Posted By FZWG

Painting Old Door Jambs

Working on a little old house built around 1950. The doors and jambs have so much paint on them (laquer or varnish (?)), that when you try to sand them to get the shine off, they crystallize!!
...
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Views: 862
Posted By FZWG

Thank you for the reply. Was affraid it...

Thank you for the reply.

Was affraid it would not meet code. :(
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Views: 862
Posted By FZWG

Install Light Switch from Outlet

Have a 2 socket outlet in the kitchen, and want to install a light switch next to it for an under the counter light.

Would appreciate some guidance on how to do this.

Thank you for your help.
05-02-05, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,803
Posted By FZWG

Thank you for the info, Ted. The vinyl tiles...

Thank you for the info, Ted.

The vinyl tiles are the stick-back kind.

What kind of a task am I looking at to rip those off?

What would be the best way to do so?
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By FZWG

Thank you for the replies. Would like very...

Thank you for the replies.

Would like very much to keep the hardwood floors, but cannot undertake that sort of task, and cannot afford to have it done, either.
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By FZWG

Vinyl Over Hardwood Floor

Hardwood floors in an older home (1950) have lots of stains. Thinking about installing vinyl flooring that looks like hardwood, and follows the same design as the existent hardwood boards.

Since...
05-01-05, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,803
Posted By FZWG

Vinyl Tile Kitchen Flooring

Appreciate some assistance.

Have vinyl tiles in the kitchen of an old house we just bought, but do not like the color. The tiles are in good shape.

Can one install vinyl tile over vinyl tile...
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By FZWG

Thanks for the reply. Will give it some thought.

Thanks for the reply. Will give it some thought.
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Views: 981
Posted By FZWG

Question Stained Hardwood Floor

Appreciate some assistance.

Just bought an older home with hardwood floors, and there are a couple of places with stains, probably from a dog accident.

Would prefer not to re-do the entire...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,961
Posted By FZWG

Smile Thanks for the info. Will do some thorough...

Thanks for the info.

Will do some thorough checking.

Maybe a new fixture is the way to go.

What seeems confusing is that the light has never gone out for about two years, and in the last 3...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,961
Posted By FZWG

Smile Yard Light

Appreciate some assistance.

Have a yard light with a Mercury Vapor lightbulb.

Every now and then, the light goes out, but then comes back eventually.

We are wondering whether the Mercury...
01-04-04, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,857
Posted By FZWG

Thanks for the reply. Lots of good info...

Thanks for the reply.

Lots of good info there.

Any idea of where one can find what the best vynil siding brands are?
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