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Posted By Pilot Dane

Project Farm on YouTube did a video ...

Project Farm on YouTube did a video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdhuatYzJw8)comparing cordless shop vacs. I had the first model Dewalt cordless 18v shop vac and it did pretty well. It was...
06-13-22, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Yes, you can rotate the AC to blow in that...

Yes, you can rotate the AC to blow in that direction. Bending the hose slightly hurts the efficiency but with that AC it won't matter a bit. Just make sure to keep the hose open and not kink or...
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Posted By Norm201

I agree that unit is next to worthless. Shark...

I agree that unit is next to worthless.
Shark makes decent units.
But the thing is, you must keep them cleaned almost after every use. And there are so many filters that if one gets clogged then...
02-01-22, 05:16 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Sure. It's got more rubber on it.

Sure. It's got more rubber on it.
02-01-22, 04:57 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Wax rings don't cause a toilet to back up. You...

Wax rings don't cause a toilet to back up. You need an auger. Are you buying one? Because they rent them.

A bad wax ring would cause a leak around the toilet when you flush.
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Posted By ThisOldMan

Take note of the pricing on your link. It is in...

Take note of the pricing on your link. It is in pounds not dollars. Different countries use different frequency bands for wireless alarms and you could get devices that transmit in a band used for...
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Posted By marksr

I have the type of motion sensor you use if you...

I have the type of motion sensor you use if you have pets, small animals won't set it off.
I have a hardwired system I bought off of the internet about 10-15 yrs ago.
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Posted By marksr

My shop [glorified barn] is connected to my house...

My shop [glorified barn] is connected to my house security system. While I do have 2 door alarms, most is protected by a motion sensor. It works well. More than once I've returned from town and went...
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Posted By 2john02458

First line of defense is to prevent entry. ...

First line of defense is to prevent entry. Install unit-burglar bars inside the window. Personnel door lock looks good but won't prevent busting through the door panels. Whole door plywood or...
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Posted By 2john02458

In the first picture it appears that one of the...

In the first picture it appears that one of the edges of the groove portion of the floor board is missing. For a repair of that size (about 1/4 to 3/8 inch wide) you could use a strip of wood glued...
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Posted By PJmax

The heated foot mats are very nice. I have one of...

The heated foot mats are very nice. I have one of those.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

There are heated floor mats that will keep your...

There are heated floor mats that will keep your feet warm. Then there is a huge selection of portable heaters.
09-23-21, 05:40 AM
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Posted By PAbugman

I've not heard of anything successful as a...

I've not heard of anything successful as a squirrel repellent. They are hard to discourage as they like to live near us for easy food and harborage. One time I was going to close a soffit hole that...
09-22-21, 11:37 AM
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Posted By jrsick

If you know the entry points the squirrels are...

If you know the entry points the squirrels are using, take a look at Bird Proof. It's a sticky, heavy, liquid butyl rubber that never dries. Put it around the hole and they'll never come back. ...
08-16-21, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Hal_S

Agreed. It's a pet peeve of mine, and something...

Agreed. It's a pet peeve of mine, and something I've started to see when showing newer homes.
For some reason, builders are mounting their porch light / door light on the same side as the door...
08-16-21, 08:29 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

You say they aren't in any food products but I...

You say they aren't in any food products but I doubt you have cleaned all your cupboards out as was suggested. Get some big storage tubs with lids and put EVERY box, sack or bag of food into the...
08-13-21, 02:25 PM
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Posted By PAbugman

Max Force is a good one. That and Intice are good...

Max Force is a good one. That and Intice are good choices. Too many choices, maybe, when trying to figure out what a cockroach would want... If you could find small quantities of each, as they are...
07-11-21, 09:49 AM
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Posted By marksr

I have beadboard on my front porch ceiling - I...

I have beadboard on my front porch ceiling - I like how it looks. My son's house has T&G pine on his walls and ceilings - one of the reasons he bought the house.
07-11-21, 07:45 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

All depends on the look you're after. My folks...

All depends on the look you're after. My folks had it in the kitchen in their previous house.
07-11-21, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

You could do tongue and groove which can be...

You could do tongue and groove which can be prefinished or finished after install. You could do beadboard which is similar to tongue and groove only thinner. There are many surface installed options...
07-11-21, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

In what condition is your current ceiling? Are...

In what condition is your current ceiling? Are all the tiles firmly in place and flush or have some swelled or started to fall down? That will help you determine how "strong" your new ceiling...
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Posted By XSleeper

Is 25x10 the size of the roof or the size of the...

Is 25x10 the size of the roof or the size of the garage? You have to measure the roof area to know how much to get.
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Posted By XSleeper

The product you linked to is a self adhesive...

The product you linked to is a self adhesive roofing underlayment, (like ice and water shield) that is used UNDER the shingles. What you are looking for is just called roll roofing. ...
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Posted By Martin Nuetzel

Husky Power washer wheel replacement solution

From Lowes:
Hillman 3/8-in I.D. x 1/2-in O.D. x 1-1/2-in Long Seamless Steel Spacers or equivalent
Qty 2 $1.53 each

Hillman 3/8-in dia x 1-ft L Coarse Steel Threaded Rod (16 threads per inch)...
06-23-21, 05:10 AM
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Posted By Norm201

Using commercial baits to get rid of ants in the...

Using commercial baits to get rid of ants in the house is the first step. Then you need to find where they are entering the house and block those areas. Such places as utility entrances (gas pipe,...
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