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How to patch holes after radiator removal

Hi All - Tried to search this but couldn't find anything. I've been looking online for the best way to patch holes in our hardwood floors after having all of the radiators removed. There are also...
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Thanks - we have one pipe steam. We considered...

Thanks - we have one pipe steam. We considered converting the radiators but I worry that running a second pipe to each radiator would be more work than the baseboard system. I believe the...
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Oil/Steam radiator conversion to gas/hot water baseboard

Hi All - My husband and I are considering a conversion of our oil fired steam furnace with a gas system using hot water and baseboard. We have a two story house with a finished attic that is...
01-19-10, 08:52 AM
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Thank you for your replies - it was indeed...

Thank you for your replies - it was indeed carpenter ants. They were nesting in an old piece of furniture which is now on our front porch awaiting the trash. The ants were all vacuumed up and the...
01-07-10, 09:24 AM
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Thank you for your reply and the GREAT...

Thank you for your reply and the GREAT information. I'll check into the laws regarding Turmidor in my area. I'm thinking about just hiring a pest control company to deal with it. We have a baby...
01-01-10, 09:20 AM
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Need help identifying pest in attic

Hi All - We have a finished attic (unheated) in which I've found a couple of small piles of what looks like sawdust. There are a ton of ants (both dead and alive) up there that I have to vacuum up...
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basic aluminum gutters vs. gutter shutter system

Hello - Just looking for some opinions. We're desperately in need of new gutters on our two story house as the existing ones are falling apart. We've gotten two quotes. The first is for basic...
04-24-08, 07:30 AM
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Bad sprinkler system winterization or just bad luck?

Hi All - Last fall we paid a sprinkler company to winterize our sprinkler system. Last night we decided the turn on procedure was probably going to be much easier and we could do it ourselves. We...
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Question Retaining Wall Mortar is crumbling

Hello - Along the side and back of our yard is a large stone retaining wall holding back the side neighbor's yard and the hillside above our patio. The highest point of the wall is probably about 7...
03-11-08, 01:10 PM
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Water leaking through mortar in basement

Hello - Our house is about 70 years old and is build on a concrete block foundation. After getting about 3 inches of rain the other day we noticed a trickle coming through some crumbling mortar down...
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Hello - I wanted to thank Furd, NJTrooper and...

Hello - I wanted to thank Furd, NJTrooper and Grady for helping me out with this issue. I meant to post an update awhile back but time got away from me. We wound up having to call a technician on...
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Thanks Grady :) NJTrooper - the control...

Thanks Grady :)

NJTrooper - the control next to the gauge is set at a little over 8. I believe this is the cutoff switch to turn the system off if the pressure gets too high. So far it hasn't...
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Hi - Thanks for the reply. The furnace has been...

Hi - Thanks for the reply. The furnace has been off for several hours and is completely cool, but the pressure gauge is still at 8. The water level is just about halfway up the sight glass. ...
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Utica Starfire 3 boiler - high psi

Hello - We have a Utica Starfire 3 oil furnace (steam heat). Over the last month the pressure gauge has been steadily increasing. Today its at 8 psi and the furnace isn't even on right now. We...
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Steam leaking from radiator shut-off valve

Hello - We came home last night to find one of our radiators leaking a lot of steam from the shut off valve. There was some steam coming from the air vent on the other side of the radiator, as...
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Thanks for the reply!

I thought that might be what it was - the same thing happened to my mother's car years ago. Thanks again!
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Question Help ID'ing part that fell off my car

Hi All - I'm hoping someone can tell me what this thing is that fell off my car. I have a 2000 Honda Accord LX, automatic, 4 door. I was driving home today and suddenly heard something dragging...
08-10-07, 10:11 AM
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Question Depression on glossy-painted plaster wall

Hello - We are buying a house that has glossy paint on most of the plaster walls. There are small depressions/grooves/indentations, etc. in the walls that we'd like to patch before repainting. None...
07-31-07, 02:07 PM
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Hi - Thanks for the replies. I didn't see the...

Hi - Thanks for the replies. I didn't see the cracked sheathing myself because I hadn't arrived yet (and unfortunately I was the one with the camera) - so I don't have a picture. From what I...
07-31-07, 12:53 PM
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Main service cable - cracked sheathing

Hi - We're buying a house and recently had an inspection done. The inspector made a note about the main electrical service cable sheathing being cracked along its entire length outside. Inside, in...
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Great advice - thanks!

Great advice - thanks!
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Best tool for cutting plastic?

Morning All - Just a quick question. I need to cut a hole in a piece of hard plastic, about 1/8th inch thick. I have a jigsaw and a rotary saw - any thoughts on which would be better for the job? ...
02-20-05, 08:41 AM
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Question Covers for sofa arms

Good Morning - Does anyone know where I can get covers for just the arms of a sofa? My parents had a couch and chairs in the 70's that had covers for the arms that matched the upholstery. I'm...
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DVD+R/+RW boot up problem

Hello - I recently installed a DVD+R/+RW drive in my HP Compaq DC5000MT desktop (WinXP Pro SP2). The drive is set as a slave to the CD-RW/DVD-Rom combo drive on the secondary IDE controller. Since...
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I wondered the same thing about the battery. ...

I wondered the same thing about the battery. Perhaps its just not getting a proper charge. Thanks for your reply!
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