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08-05-19, 08:27 PM
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Posted By GregInGA

Is it too late to re-sod

I live in Georgia (metro Atlanta) and have a Bermuda lawn. My lawn needs to be re-sodded and I have an estimate from a landscaping company to do it. Bermuda goes dormant here about November and stays...
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Views: 198
Posted By GregInGA

So, if the center of the flange is actually 13"...

So, if the center of the flange is actually 13" and the toilet is a 12" in rough in, then the toilet should set out 1" farther from the wall than what is shown in the specifications, correct?
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Views: 198
Posted By GregInGA

What Toilet Size

I am getting ready to replace an existing toilet in the “water closet” of my master bathroom. The space is limited there. I am trying to determine what size toilet to purchase (I prefer an elongated...
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Views: 785
Posted By GregInGA

The IN4001 appear to very long, can I trim the...

The IN4001 appear to very long, can I trim the ends and have them still work?


Would an IN4005 work? A local hobby shop near me has those.
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Views: 785
Posted By GregInGA

Ignore, see next...

Ignore, see next post.............................................
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Views: 785
Posted By GregInGA

Electronic Doorbells

I have an electronic doorbell that plays music when the doorbell button is pressed. When I hook it up and press the doorbell button, it only plays the first 2 seconds of the music (that was selected...
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By GregInGA

Thanks for the tip. I'll call Moen. No, it's not...

Thanks for the tip. I'll call Moen. No, it's not urgent. I've lived with it for a while, finally decided to do something about it.
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Posted By GregInGA

Dripping shower when off

I have Moen shower equipment. It's the one with a single knob that turns one way or the other to control the temperature of the water. I believe it has a Moen 1222 cartridge in it. The shower drips...
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By GregInGA

Water running in toilet

I've had an issue with water trickling into the toilet bowl. It seems to be emanating from the rim of the toilet. I've replaced the flapper inside the tank to no avail. What else would be causing the...
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Views: 932
Posted By GregInGA

Wouldn't the dowel splinter when you drill into...

Wouldn't the dowel splinter when you drill into it?
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Views: 932
Posted By GregInGA

Any hope for this door and lock

As you can see the faceplate of the latch assembly is shifted over to the right, causing the door not to stay closed sometimes. This is because the holes are wallowed out where the latch assembly...
07-22-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By GregInGA

Best type of garden hose

I have had the same garden hose for 20 years. It's rubber, that is probably why it has lasted so long. I am getting really frustrated with having to remove the kinks in it all the time so I am...
07-19-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By GregInGA

Ahhh, good thought, I definitely will do that

Ahhh, good thought, I definitely will do that
07-19-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By GregInGA

I assume that it would be OK to make the outer...

I assume that it would be OK to make the outer hole a little larger than the distance across the hex head of the bolt, e.g. the hex head of the thru bolt is 1/2" across, so I am guessing a 5/8" or...
07-19-17, 05:51 AM
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Views: 2,206
Posted By GregInGA

I noticed the spade bits pictured by PJMaxhave a...

I noticed the spade bits pictured by PJMaxhave a sharp pointed tip, as do they ones I own:
http://s3.amazonaws.com/bvsystem_tmp/pages/1516/original/spadebit.jpg?1368554581
. The Dewalt ones I saw...
07-19-17, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By GregInGA

Yes, from the pictures, that looks correct,...

Yes, from the pictures, that looks correct, counterbore. The spade bit should work, no need for the accuracy of a forstner. I assume it's OK for the outer hole created by the spade bit to be a little...
07-18-17, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By GregInGA

Counter Sink Drill Bits

Don't counter sink drill bits create a cone shaped hole? I have to counter sink a thru bolt with a hex head in a wooden work bench surface so that the top of the bolt is flush with the wooden surface...
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Views: 604
Posted By GregInGA

That's the way it was when I bought it. The tube...

That's the way it was when I bought it. The tube was already attached to the plastic hood. I have since replaced it with this,

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which extends all the way through both inside and outside...
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Views: 604
Posted By GregInGA

Clothes Dryer Exaust

In venting the exhaust from my clothes dryer, I keep having trouble with the straight tube coming unattached from the short tube attached to the vent cap. I am concerned it is going to come loose...
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Views: 4,149
Posted By GregInGA

How to seal around dryer vent duct

I just bought a new washer and dryer and bought some aluminum duct (as I call it) from the local home improvement store. There is already a hole in the wall from the old dryer duct, so I used that....
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By GregInGA

Replacement cabinet parts

Does anyone know where I can buy a replacement cabinet drawer face like this one:

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I "messed" one of mine up and now I am having trouble finding a replacement. These were the ones that...
04-21-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By GregInGA

What should I replace

I have a 2 story 2,600 house that is 17 years old. It has the original contractor grade heating ans A/C in it. The upstairs a/c already has a freon leak and I have had to refill it with freon. I have...
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By GregInGA

Here is a good example of the problem. Yesterday...

Here is a good example of the problem. Yesterday it was about 74 degrees:) here. I didn't have my air conditioner on and it got up to about 76 upstairs. By 11pm, the temperature outside had dropped...
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Views: 895
Posted By GregInGA

I have dual zone, up and downstairs. The down...

I have dual zone, up and downstairs. The down stairs is fine
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By GregInGA

Again, the house is 17 years old with the...

Again, the house is 17 years old with the original roof still in place. No leaks, yet, it's just a matter of time.
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