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04-11-21, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Affacat

Unfortunately, I have no idea if it ever worked...

Unfortunately, I have no idea if it ever worked correctly, nor the extent of cabling. We just moved in.

That said, given there are two independent thermostats, it seems odd. There are 4 smaller...
04-10-21, 11:47 PM
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Posted By Affacat

Heated tiles malfunctioning in recently purchased house

Our downstairs has heated tile flooring. There are two 'SunTouch' brand thermostats controlling it. If I raise the temperature to, say, 70, I get a protection fault on the thermostat after about...
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Posted By Affacat

Most free planners will have limitations and...

Most free planners will have limitations and oddities, but if you get used to it you'll find workarounds. For example, many have limited furniture options... I've had to use a table to represent a...
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Posted By Affacat

I am not 'rude' for using 'ADU' and I don't care...

I am not 'rude' for using 'ADU' and I don't care for being insulted.


@xsleeper - you are probably right in that I'd still need to protect any interior dwelling as much, or almost as much, ...
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Posted By Affacat

Building an structure inside a metal pole barn?

I have a large 30x40 metal polebarn. It has well water, a bathroom, and a newly installed fuse box (plus rv hookup).

It is gravel floor, and stinks a bit (we just recently bought the property, I...
03-14-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Affacat

Thanks for the responses! I don't know how to...

Thanks for the responses! I don't know how to like forum posts here yet...

Finishing up design specs for my build, I'm interested how much materials are going to be.
03-11-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Affacat

Thanks. I might end up going with lumber anyway...

Thanks. I might end up going with lumber anyway because my wife let me know she hates t-post fences. Which... I don't exactly disagree with. I ran some numbers and lumber will be about twice...
03-10-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Affacat

Awesome. Thanks. I just watched around 50 vids...

Awesome. Thanks. I just watched around 50 vids on youtube and every one attaches galvanized panels to treated 2x6s with staples... and it seemed to me since you're burying hardware cloth anyway,...
03-10-21, 10:24 AM
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Views: 255
Posted By Affacat

Will PVC / Vinyl coated fencing/panels survive underground?

So I'm working on ideas for predator prevention, and I was wondering if pvc coated cattle panels would survive underground? I want to use it to wall in a chicken run, then layer hardware cloth on...
02-26-21, 12:39 PM
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Views: 847
Posted By Affacat

Put a couple boards in the run and flip them over...

Put a couple boards in the run and flip them over every morning for a slug and worm breakfast.
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Posted By Affacat

Ok, so I was back to the property (travelling a...

Ok, so I was back to the property (travelling a bit this month). Workshop does have ceiling vents with fans that operate. Also a window, so I will buy an industrial fan to really get air...
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Posted By Affacat

I am away from the property till Wednesday, but...

I am away from the property till Wednesday, but will take a look at existing vents then. Adding vents seems particularly easy, as does getting a large floor fan.

Would it make sense to add a...
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Views: 709
Posted By Affacat

Thanks for all the replies! I can't figure out...

Thanks for all the replies! I can't figure out how to quote posts (new here!) so... this is sort of a group response.

I like the idea of free pallets creating a temporary floor and storage...
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Posted By Affacat

Large shop, moisture problem, in need of a reasonable solution.

I recently purchased a new property. It came with a huge 30x40 metal workshop with a gravel floor.

The shop itself is in good condition, has a tiny bathroom stall, and the last owner put in a new...
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