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08-28-17, 07:52 AM
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Views: 1,389
Posted By GT37027

The dreaded Carpenter Bee aka Wood Bee. For years...

The dreaded Carpenter Bee aka Wood Bee. For years I battled them with various means and methods. Many of those methods were unsuccessful - wasp spray, caulking up their holes, swatting them with a...
06-20-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By GT37027

The best advice has been given for this question....

The best advice has been given for this question. You can get a PVC fitting that is the same diameter as that pipe in the ground to the sprinkler system. The PVC fitting will need to have threading...
06-16-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By GT37027

You could always try to use a spray bottle with...

You could always try to use a spray bottle with warm water and moisten an inconspicuous area and see how the water reacts to the paint. It may soften it up enough so that you can use a scraper to...
06-15-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,579
Posted By GT37027

Here is my unbiased opinion. I had two...

Here is my unbiased opinion.

I had two Goodman units installed in a home in 2005 and 2006. I'd never heard of the brand but I didn't have a lot of money to spend and the HVAC contractors I...
06-12-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By GT37027

A job like that could be done if you have a...

A job like that could be done if you have a couple of friends to help with moving the door and sidelight unit around. It will be very heavy and will take someone inside and someone outside to help...
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Views: 515
Posted By GT37027

For cleaning tough residue I recently found...

For cleaning tough residue I recently found something that I swear by. It is the liquid form of Bar Keeper's Friend.

This is non abrasive and does not scratch but it has been a miracle worker for...
Replies: 12
Views: 20,537
Posted By GT37027

I owned a 2002 Ram 1500 SLT 4x4 with the 4.7. I...

I owned a 2002 Ram 1500 SLT 4x4 with the 4.7. I also had the same symptom mentioned in this thread where one day the A/C seemed to stop working when at a stand still. When I began driving, the A/C...
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By GT37027

Recently I did a storage project in my garage. I...

Recently I did a storage project in my garage. I needed to maximize space but still have room for two cars, a small jonboat, a commercial lawn mower, tiller, and just a whole lot of other stuff.

I...
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By GT37027

Yep I agree with you about have the posts...

Yep I agree with you about have the posts sticking out of the ground. You could always dress those up a little by affixing some of those trendy ceramic lanterns on top of the post. Around here they...
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By GT37027

Yep that is exactly what I was thinking about a...

Yep that is exactly what I was thinking about a contiguous footer. Only the future porch foundation would be exposed like you say.

Your question about whether or not it would pass inspection is...
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Views: 553
Posted By GT37027

The other guys have the best suggestions on...

The other guys have the best suggestions on trying bleach or TSP and working those stains out. That is the least invasive approach and you can get really good results.

How old is the deck? If...
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By GT37027

I know dirt work can get expensive quickly and...

I know dirt work can get expensive quickly and you may have asked the builder this. I'm wondering how much more it would cost for your guy to dig the footer/foundation for the porch when he does the...
06-07-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By GT37027

Is there any way to find out what might be behind...

Is there any way to find out what might be behind there? The reason I ask is sometimes a metal sleeve/conduit or anti nail guard is placed in a wall to protect electrical wire or plumbing pipes....
06-07-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By GT37027

I will second the use of heat to bend a pvc pipe....

I will second the use of heat to bend a pvc pipe. You do have to be very careful and it is best to do it on pipe that has no solvent or primer. If there is solvent and primer on the pipe, it will...
06-01-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By GT37027

When the gas company was here they said the house...

When the gas company was here they said the house could support it, but then told me they could dig a line from the meter over to where the stove would be. The cost was estimated at 150 bucks per...
05-31-17, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By GT37027

Gas range installation on 1/2 inch line

I've read a few posts about the subject line and while I think I know the answer, I'd like to ask as my current configuration of the gas line in the house may be sufficient for what I want to do.
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