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07-02-22, 02:16 PM
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Posted By lagetk

Btw is it a big deal to put some pressure while...

Btw is it a big deal to put some pressure while standing on the sink by a 110lb person? Thanks
07-02-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By lagetk

Drilling into tile

Guys - we have this tile in our 1st floor bathroom and need to install a support bar for a senior person. Can I drill right into the empty spaces? Any other ideas? Thanks
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04-25-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By lagetk

So I guess you think it's no big deal that the...

So I guess you think it's no big deal that the tar was skipped?
04-25-22, 01:15 PM
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Views: 249
Posted By lagetk

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04-25-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By lagetk

Basement waterproofing - tar or no tar?

Guys - quick question. Is tar application during waterproofing still done or that's no longer a common practice? My basement waterproofing's contract stated they will do it but they said 'that must...
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By lagetk

Fresh air intake hole

Guys - I have a fresh air intake installed by a hvac mechanic but noticed that there is a hole in the damper. Is this the correct way to do it or there should be no hole given this whole is going to...
03-15-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By lagetk

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03-15-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By lagetk

Blown in fiberglass in rim joists

1920's home in the northeast

I was initially planning to do closed cell or open cell foam insulation for my rim joist in the basement. However after an evaluation and seeing there are many areas...
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By lagetk

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Views: 334
Posted By lagetk

So with the battery out, I simply connect a wire...

So with the battery out, I simply connect a wire between the two terminals? If you don't mind describing the process in a couple of lines, that would be tremendously helpful

Also I have speaker...
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By lagetk

I wish there was a youtube video on this because...

I wish there was a youtube video on this because I'm trying to learn. So basically with the batteries in there, I have to connect a wire between the two terminal ends?
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By lagetk

How do you short the battery terminals?

How do you short the battery terminals?
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Views: 334
Posted By lagetk

Qolsys glass break or shock sensor

Guys - this is for a 1st floor bathroom with a double hung window so there are two panels. Right outside the bathroom is a patio on the back of the house so need good protection here as it's the...
01-27-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By lagetk

Special tool to remove the screws which are sort...

Special tool to remove the screws which are sort of welded/sealed in and then tighten them again if need be
01-27-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By lagetk

Ikea beddinge sofabed troubleshooting

Guys - I have a 10 year old idea beddinge set that won't fold up and on talking to support, they said the hinges do weaken over times and there is no way to tighten or loosen them. Is there any...
01-16-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By lagetk

Also if I just apply 'good stuff' right now, is...

Also if I just apply 'good stuff' right now, is it easy to take off later by the insulation professional? I'm not ready to call them yet as there may be a few hvac runs I'll be redoing. Thanks
01-16-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By lagetk

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01-16-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By lagetk

https://*******/68tRg7BFigured some images will...

https://*******/68tRg7BFigured some images will help
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01-16-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By lagetk

Or should I simply ignore these 4-5 spots I can't...

Or should I simply ignore these 4-5 spots I can't get to and simply put drywall over them which I plan to anyways since I do plan to finish the basement and make it a living space. Would drywall...
01-16-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By lagetk

Rim joists insulation

100 year old uninsulated home

guys - I'd like to call a company to help me with doing spray foam insulation in my rim joists in the basement and also the attic but just discovered that the...
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By lagetk

Self monitoring system

Guys - I've had a Honeywell L5210 panel with $20/monthly costs for monitoring but thinking of going self-monitoring route. Here are my requirements in priority order and looking for recommendations
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01-04-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By lagetk

Blinds material

guys - I'm doing an automated blinds project and know where to get the motorized parts, etc but just realized most common websites are very expensive for the size I need (104x86). Have any of you...
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By lagetk

Please check my hand rail install

Good afternoon fellow members - sorry not exactly a DIY question but I had a contractor come in and do a wrought iron hand rail and unfortunately I wasn't home. Can you review and see if it's an ok...
08-16-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By lagetk

Patio umbrella corners

Folks - my patio umbrella corners keep rubbing against my garage door. In a way I like that since it prevents it from turning with the wind. How do I protect these corners - I'm thinking of some sort...
12-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By lagetk

do you have any video that'll show how to use...

do you have any video that'll show how to use them?
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