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If your laminate is still solidly stuck in place...

If your laminate is still solidly stuck in place you can put another layer on top. It's not the best solution but it can be done. Basically you thoroughly sand the old laminate with a very coarse...
Today, 01:51 PM
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I have a similar situation at my house. 15 years...

I have a similar situation at my house. 15 years ago I mowed around and in between all the trees. Now I just mow a wavy line around the perimeter. Possibly not as neat looking but a whole lot...
Today, 04:00 AM
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Once fertilizer has been applied unevenly there...

Once fertilizer has been applied unevenly there isn't much you can do except wait. You can lightly fertilize the lighter areas but that's risky this late. Come July and August the grass will be...
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I've seen many installations of long heavy glass...

I've seen many installations of long heavy glass strips as narrow as 6".
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Just nail it. It's not that hard.

Just nail it. It's not that hard.
Today, 03:52 AM
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Weed fabric helps for several years+. Eventually...

Weed fabric helps for several years+. Eventually dirt, leaves and other matter accumulates on top of the fabric and can support weeds. It's a good way to go if you don't regularly plant new things....
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I've seen similar walkways in Japan as well. I...

I've seen similar walkways in Japan as well. I don't like the big stones in your picture. That's just asking for a twisted ankle but smaller ones do feel good under your bare feet. I saw some...
Yesterday, 12:58 PM
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If you can't take it apart then shortening it...

If you can't take it apart then shortening it will be very difficult.
Yesterday, 12:57 PM
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The bottom portion looks like a band strap or...

The bottom portion looks like a band strap or stretch wrap cutter. You can see the cutting blade inside the notch. I have no idea what the other end is used for.
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You can use regular red bricks to build up the...

You can use regular red bricks to build up the base and for the outside of the dome but you will want to line the dome and oven floor with fire bricks.
Yesterday, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Can you take your 4' fence section apart?

Can you take your 4' fence section apart?
Yesterday, 11:18 AM
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If only needing a piece or two you can make the...

If only needing a piece or two you can make the corner trim out of aluminum trim stock but if you need more I'd buy a pack of corners as they are inexpensive.
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Best would be a section of heavy glass. It would...

Best would be a section of heavy glass. It would look classy, be durable and your cat can see through. Unfortunately it's a bit expensive. Acrylic or polycarbonate which are less expensive but are...
Yesterday, 11:13 AM
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Fescue is a cool season grass. Depending on your...

Fescue is a cool season grass. Depending on your location you want to be careful with summer fertilizing. You don't want to much growth as it can encourage some problems such as brown patch.
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1. I have always made my starter and cap...

1. I have always made my starter and cap shingles from the regular roofing shingles.

2. Starter rows are easy to make as you're using the part of the shingle that's not visible and often only a...
Yesterday, 08:54 AM
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Is the squeak coming from a faucet? If so it...

Is the squeak coming from a faucet? If so it might be a balancing spool in the faucet moving in response to the changing water pressure. If it's not a faucet making the noise maybe the pipes are...
Yesterday, 08:52 AM
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We don't know your location so only you can tell...

We don't know your location so only you can tell when it needs watering. Your soil type makes a big difference as well. Obviously you won't need to water if your in part of the country flooding or...
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It looks like the shingle was damaged during...

It looks like the shingle was damaged during manufacture or transportation. It looks like the installers used it in a location where they could cut off the rest of the damage and used it in a...
Yesterday, 05:02 AM
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If your house is plumbed with PEX the threaded...

If your house is plumbed with PEX the threaded adapter is likely spinning with the sillcock. Like AKA Pedro mentioned you will have to cut open the wall to get access to the end of the spigot...
Yesterday, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Since you have a 90 degree fitting glued onto the...

Since you have a 90 degree fitting glued onto the nipple coming out of the wall it will make snaking a bit more difficult. You can cut the pvc pipe in the middle so you can have straight access into...
Yesterday, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

It would be a good time to clean the coils since...

It would be a good time to clean the coils since it has been run so long without a filter. You'll probably see an improvement in it's performance.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Anything can fail and smoke detectors are no...

Anything can fail and smoke detectors are no exception. They are complex electronic devices that can die of old age just like a TV. Luckily they are cheap and easy to replace.
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The back side will hold paint very well. If you...

The back side will hold paint very well. If you thin your paint it may take it too well and soak it in. Be ready for a second coat if needed. Make sure the previous paint layer is dry before...
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"...If I remove the lid to clean, will I damage...

"...If I remove the lid to clean, will I damage the rest of the cap?..."

Yes, the cap can be removed on most. Many caps are riveted together. Pick one you like the appearance of. If it has bits...
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First, the bulbs are probably 48" long. How...

First, the bulbs are probably 48" long.

How they get their go juice depends on what you bought. Retrofit LED's come in two basic flavors. My favorite are line powered where you toss the old...
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