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Posted By orange57

Craftsman Drill Wobble

Hey guys,

I have a cordless Craftsman Drill, and it wobbles pretty bad. It doesn't have a lot of use and has done it since new. For the most part I defer to my plug in Craftsman that belonged to...
03-27-13, 08:24 PM
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Posted By orange57

I may need to go wider than 72''. I will stop by...

I may need to go wider than 72''. I will stop by a blinds shop this weekend. I'm finishing the plans for a patio cover, and I want to put these on the outside to block the sun for when we sit out...
03-26-13, 10:06 PM
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Posted By orange57

Making your own Roller Shade

I have some left over material from making solar screens for my windows, and am thinking of trying to make a roll down shade that I can put on the back patio. Has anyone else done this? Or know...
12-30-12, 11:24 AM
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Posted By orange57

Home Depot also sells window tint to place on the...

Home Depot also sells window tint to place on the inside of the windows. It isn't terribly expensive. I have done just about every window in my house. At least all of the ones that are directly...
12-29-12, 08:56 PM
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Posted By orange57

I worry about that too, messing up the window too...

I worry about that too, messing up the window too bad. However, come next summer I am putting sun shades over all of the windows, so you won't see them from the out side :D
12-29-12, 03:10 PM
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Posted By orange57

So using a lighter, I get some definite drafts in...

So using a lighter, I get some definite drafts in the corners. I'll have to investigate some more to see if I can better seal the window. In general I feel these windows are lower cost low quality...
12-28-12, 09:39 AM
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Posted By orange57

I did this quickly last night, and about 6in in...

I did this quickly last night, and about 6in in from the left along the bottom there is definitely a flicker. I also got a nasty draft from the end of our sliding door that is left of that window...
12-27-12, 08:04 PM
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Posted By orange57

Fixing Drafty Windows

Hello All,

I am in Chandler AZ, our house was built in 2004. The windows in the house are all double pane aluminum frame windows. The other night I was sitting at your kitchen table, which is...
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Posted By orange57

I wasn't sure if they had something like you...

I wasn't sure if they had something like you mention in your second paragraph, where the stationairy screen would be off the sliding axis of the slider.

What I think I may do then is put sun...
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Posted By orange57

Dual Sliding Screen Door on a Single Track?

Hey guys,

I have a sliding glass door that goes out to my backyard from my house. On the outside it has a sliding screen door, but there is only a single track for a screen door. Does anyone...
09-18-12, 07:46 AM
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Posted By orange57

the new piece is recessed from the existing...

the new piece is recessed from the existing drywall. The difference is around .1 inch in some areas.

Thank you,

matt
09-16-12, 02:25 PM
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Posted By orange57

I have everything up, all of the drywall that is....

I have everything up, all of the drywall that is. But the new drywall isn't quite level with the existing drywall. Would I be able to float the standard joint compound over the existing drywall to...
09-12-12, 10:41 PM
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Posted By orange57

Well I have the wall torn apart, and have the...

Well I have the wall torn apart, and have the interior of the wall cleaned, sealed and ready to have drywall put back on. My plan is to screw some studs to the existing studs that I can then screw...
09-06-12, 06:36 PM
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Posted By orange57

I think I may keep an eye on this one. We are...

I think I may keep an eye on this one. We are looking to redo our master bath, which is quite small. And the price for the labor alone is way more than we were anticipating. I think it may be time...
09-03-12, 08:50 PM
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Posted By orange57

Actually, I don't know what was on the estimate...

Actually, I don't know what was on the estimate at the time. From what I understand they did pull out some honeycomb from the wall. But why not at least mention or recommend having someone go into...
09-03-12, 08:04 PM
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Posted By orange57

it has been over 5 years since the exterminators...

it has been over 5 years since the exterminators were here. It was before I started dating my now wife. I'm just severely disappointed that this was considered an acceptable job. I'll have to try...
09-03-12, 12:21 PM
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Posted By orange57

Bee and Honey Removal (lots o' pics)

So before I started dating my wife, there was a problem with a bee infestation around a second floor window. There were two separate exterminators that had come out on different occasions to remove...
08-20-12, 07:23 PM
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Posted By orange57

Here is another picture. I'm debating if I want...

Here is another picture. I'm debating if I want to remove essentially everything around the window and the re-sand and re-mud. Here is another picture of the window in question.

I appreciate...
08-20-12, 04:21 PM
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Posted By orange57

I think I may be trying to tackle this one...

I think I may be trying to tackle this one tomorrow. Wall texture photo attached.

Thanks guys,
matt

http://photos.imageevent.com/orange57/yosh/websize/2012-08-20_16-13-13_747.jpg
08-20-12, 07:07 AM
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Posted By orange57

Thanks for the tips guys. I have a pretty...

Thanks for the tips guys. I have a pretty descent stud finder. As far as re-texturizing, I was thinking it may need some work afterwards. The texture is large globs pressed flat against the wall. ...
08-19-12, 11:14 AM
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Posted By orange57

Removing Small Section of Drywall

Hey guys,

I'm looking for some tips to remove a small section of dry wall that will later be re-installed. We had a bee infestation about a year ago right above a window on our second floor. ...
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Posted By orange57

Hey guys, Thanks for the replies. I...

Hey guys,

Thanks for the replies.

I like the idea of a sloped roof attached to the house personally. It would be more work, but I think it would provide a more livable area.

Our patio...
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Posted By orange57

Patio Cover/Pergola Installation Questions

Hello all,

More of a lurker than a poster here, but have been looking around.

I live in AZ, and our back yard really isn't very functional right now. The only thing we have back there is a...
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Posted By orange57

Wanting to Do Hardwood/Laminate Flooring

We are looking to install a laminate or a hardwood flooring in our kitchen and dining room area. The total area is approximately 250 square feet.

The kitchen area has linoleum in it and the...
09-30-09, 09:09 PM
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Posted By orange57

Alright, some more info. First off, the breaker...

Alright, some more info. First off, the breaker has the GFCI built into the circuit breaker. I haven't swapped it out yet with another, but what I did do was purchase clamp style amp meter from...
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