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I've installed glass block units in several homes...

I've installed glass block units in several homes where the single pane windows used to sit. They were all mortared directly to the cement!

I would also wonder about the joint with that material...
09-11-19, 07:10 AM
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You dont mention how high up the branches are but...

You dont mention how high up the branches are but cutting a 12" dia branch with a hand saw /hand pole saw is going to be nearly impossible plus I would not want to be anywhere near that branch when...
08-29-19, 11:41 AM
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Spackle or drywall compound? Later is what...

Spackle or drywall compound?

Later is what you want!
08-28-19, 01:11 AM
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On my JD2100 I have the same sight glass and the...

On my JD2100 I have the same sight glass and the instructions say for the fluid line to be right across the sight glass.

Doesn't matter what hydraulics you have or dont have, they eventually fill...
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Check the manual for how to load, my Echo trimmer...

Check the manual for how to load, my Echo trimmer goes to the very end of the loaded material and has never stuck or melted to anything!

I'll bet it's not being wound correctly!
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No, it's not repairable. You have the sink,...

No, it's not repairable.

You have the sink, look for a brand/model!
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Tipping up a 96" pantry cabinet in a room that is...

Tipping up a 96" pantry cabinet in a room that is 96 3/16" tall is going to be difficult.
08-15-19, 10:57 AM
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I get these in my shrub beds once and awhile. ...

I get these in my shrub beds once and awhile.

Mix up a 5 gallon bucket of water and insect killer and just dump it on the nest in the evening when they are quiet.

You may need to go back and...
08-14-19, 09:03 AM
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Just remember, soldered joints are a physical...

Just remember, soldered joints are a physical joining of the materials not quite the same as welding but pretty close.

A shark bite fitting is mechanical, made up of parts, pieces, and o-rings and...
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Gutters are probably the #1 defense to getting...

Gutters are probably the #1 defense to getting water away from the foundation, assuming they are plumed correct.

Personally I would never not have gutters!
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FYI, if your not using the filters you can...

FYI, if your not using the filters you can purchase a bypass plug that replaces the filter.

If you leave the filter in it could plug up some day!
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I use my bench grinder with fine stone, can...

I use my bench grinder with fine stone, can sharpen any blade in 2-4 minutes, can't imagine trying to work a big nick out of the blade edge by hand!
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So to be kind to GE, there are a lot of better...

So to be kind to GE, there are a lot of better products for exterior use, Quad and Solar Seal are my go to brands.

For interior, probably the DAP brands.

Personally I dont use silicone anymore,...
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Actually enamel reducer, same stuff as goof off,...

Actually enamel reducer, same stuff as goof off, will soften up silicone!
08-04-19, 10:22 PM
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Considering the rot is below the eve of the...

Considering the rot is below the eve of the structure coming off the main wall that would be my starting point.

What is that anyway, it looks like a bad add on, might want to consider removing!
08-04-19, 01:31 PM
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That's more than cosmetic, maybe stuff with bondo...

That's more than cosmetic, maybe stuff with bondo but it's going to be short term!

Remember, rust never sleeps!
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If you have an existing filter just take it to...

If you have an existing filter just take it to your local auto parts store.

Assuming it's an inline 1/4" see thru filter they have a wide variety for around $5!
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Concrete does not like to bond to concrete,...

Concrete does not like to bond to concrete, especially old dirty concrete.

You can use bonding agents but being outside in the weather with cars pulling in and out I doubt it's going to last long....
07-29-19, 03:31 PM
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If that is busted drywall it's going to be...

If that is busted drywall it's going to be difficult to try and patch with just mortar to fill in the gap but I'd probably give that a try first.

Remove the light, cut a donut piece of cardboard...
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For a gate I'd be going much larger, at least a...

For a gate I'd be going much larger, at least a 6x6!

You get more support going deeper, assuming a 40" post, I'd go 24" deep!
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If you have changed 3 times then I'd suspect the...

If you have changed 3 times then I'd suspect the faucet, GB is a very cheap line so might consider upgrading!
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Please, post a picture, I have never seen an...

Please, post a picture, I have never seen an exterior solid plywood deck, would like to see what exactly you have!
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Pratt Lambert, the best I have ever used! I...

Pratt Lambert, the best I have ever used!

I keep hearing how that Bear crap is award winning, just do some searching on this site and read the horror stories!
07-25-19, 04:58 AM
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I'm sure being just a basement finish vs some...

I'm sure being just a basement finish vs some type of structure made a difference, I mean how much can someone screw that up? Right!
07-23-19, 02:25 AM
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That isnt going to work! The weight of the...

That isnt going to work!

The weight of the shed will far exceed the weight of the skid so trying to seperate to save weight isnt going to help much.

Plus how in the world would you attempt to...
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