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09-13-22, 03:17 PM
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Any idea what the small hose is for?

Any idea what the small hose is for?
09-11-22, 06:41 PM
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and whether this could be a replacement... ...

and whether this could be a replacement...

https://www.poolstorecanada.ca/products/waterway-executive-5-0hp-2spd-230v-pump
09-11-22, 01:36 PM
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Replacement hot tub pump

I have inherited a hot tub with a house, so I don't have any documentation. I am looking at replacing one of the pumps, when I call anyone regarding a replacement - they ask me a lot of questions I...
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Driveway is separating from house?

We are looking at purchasing a property that has a gap between the house and the driveway. Is this a major concern? Any ideas on what causes this and/or how it should be addressed?

Thanks!...
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Lumber identification / sourcing

I need some more of this lumber and I have been unable to find it at the big box stores. It has a texture and is larger than a normal 2x6... approx 1 13/16 x 5 3/4...
05-03-22, 10:50 AM
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Thanks for the help!

Thanks for the help!
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no idea, the wood is 40+ years old though….

no idea, the wood is 40+ years old though….
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it is outside and in the elements. Is it worth...

it is outside and in the elements. Is it worth scraping/painting? Scraping it enough to be able to stain is not on the table lol. Would take too long.
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Exterior painting - peeling

Hello,
Looking for some more opinions on a painting project I am considering. We bought this house last year, so have no idea on the previous prep or paint. Do you think this wood is worth...
04-12-22, 11:35 AM
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Telepost footing

I am adding a new telepost to take a bit of the sag out of a slightly sagging beam. Was planning on going with a 24" x 24" x 10" footing with rebar, but have read some contradicting info on the...
04-07-22, 08:34 AM
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Views: 210
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the last maintenance guy we had out said it had...

the last maintenance guy we had out said it had something to do with emptying the lines for winter?? opening it while draining lines with shop vac or something…..
04-06-22, 02:09 PM
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pump is in the bottom pond and that valve is...

pump is in the bottom pond and that valve is right up at the top just to the side
04-06-22, 01:59 PM
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starting a large waterfall advice

we have around a 50 ft long waterfall feature in our yard and this year we were going to start it up ourselves. it is all pretty straight forward except for the “burping valve”. near the top -...
03-22-22, 11:20 AM
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Shim for floor beam

I had some settling on my beam and was able to jack it up with a post and am wondering what I should use to shim up the beam from the cement wall? It is around a 3/16" gap. Thanks!...
03-09-22, 11:41 AM
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Water line grounding in 1920's house

I currently have a ground wire going from the breaker box to an old galvanized water line. I am wanting to replace that water line with pex, what can I do with that ground wire? Have attached a...
03-03-22, 11:23 AM
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Views: 216
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Hood fan wiring

Newbie question:

I am replacing a kitchen hood fan (2 speed) motor, the replacement motor has 3 wires, red, black and white wires. The existing fan/motor has 3 black wires.

So I have a meter...
02-11-22, 04:03 PM
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it is cold, but is in a web - wouldn't work for...

it is cold, but is in a web - wouldn't work for softener - think it will be going away
02-11-22, 11:15 AM
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1920's house with mystery pipes......

I am sure there are some guys on here that know this. Could there be any reason why this copper water pipe has this loop in it?? Would like to remove it to install softener....

Also: we found a...
01-26-22, 11:14 AM
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Views: 380
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What about stone on the bottom 2 feet to cover up...

What about stone on the bottom 2 feet to cover up that ugly "parging"? opinions?
01-06-22, 05:17 PM
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The siding is raw, has nothing on it. Lots of...

The siding is raw, has nothing on it. Lots of dark staining on back of house though (sunny side). Don't think a translucent stain would fly on the back, if we did stain - would likely have to be...
01-06-22, 12:14 PM
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Views: 380
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Exterior facade help

We have purchased this house and it is in desperate need of some curb appeal. It currently has raw cedar vertical siding with forest green metal window cladding, door cladding and fascia.

All...
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Views: 246
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Concrete cleanup

I have an old 1920s house that had a major addition added in the 1980s. Part of the process included putting a door way through the original foundation in the basement. Looks like they pounded it out...
11-17-21, 06:39 PM
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Views: 288
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Diagonal board on Load Bearing Wall

Hello all....
I bought an old 100 year old house that has was expanded in the 1980's. One of the original foundation walls (decaying) was breached to run a heating duct through it. There is a load...
11-16-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By C-COOP

Great - thanks. I thought it was OK just wanted...

Great - thanks. I thought it was OK just wanted another set of eyes on it. I have a lot of larger jobs to complete before I think about touching that post!
11-15-21, 10:24 PM
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Views: 299
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Failing Basement Post?

I recently purchased a 1920's house and noticed one of the support posts looks like it may be failing. It has some cracks in it and am wondering if I should just replace it with a steel post that I...
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