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07-30-19, 11:37 AM
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Posted By David Geer

Could I just cut it out with some kind of...

Could I just cut it out with some kind of handheld electric saw and cut a piece to match and superglue it in there?
07-30-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By David Geer

If I wanted to do a temporary fix of the rot...

If I wanted to do a temporary fix of the rot myself this year, how might I go about it?
07-30-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By David Geer

Thanks, Joe Caption. First, where and how do I...

Thanks, Joe Caption. First, where and how do I get a professional who will understand all this and do a high-quality job of all you are describing? I want someone who is bonded and guarantees their...
07-29-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By David Geer

Question Here are the other eight pics

The other eight pics that show important wear and damage to door. Thanks!

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07-29-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By David Geer

Question Repair or replace this metal man door and/or trim/jam

Hello Experts,

Thank you for any information or insight you can provide. I have uploaded 10 of 18 pics that are important here. How do I upload the rest? In a reply? I guess I'll try that.

I am...
07-08-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By David Geer

Question Basement ceiling/wood foundation for ground level floor

So, there are these wooden slats or supports or whatever here that are nailed into the larger cross beams or planks that apparently support the upper floor and the rest of the house (see photos).
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Views: 773
Posted By David Geer

I reset it as you instructed. I am running a...

I reset it as you instructed. I am running a small load, cold water, nothing in it, now. If it drains all the way, all's good, right?
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By David Geer

Question My GE washing machine didn't finish drain/spin

It was off but didn't finish drain/spin. There was blue detergent water at the bottom just an inch or two. I set it back to drain spin and pulled the dial and it completed fully.

Pics show...
05-12-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By David Geer

Question Carpet Stretching, Tips To Get It Done Right?

I have one area of my living room carpet that is humped up and needs stretched. It's about a foot across if you measure it on the curve, a couple yards long, and a few inches tall. I will probably go...
03-24-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By David Geer

Question Who does professional window treatments, i.e., applying tints?

Who specifically does tinted window treatments professionally? I have to very large [bay?] windows front and back and I'd like to replace the curtains by adding window treatmeats so I can see out...
12-09-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By David Geer

I was thinking of some kind of filler that would...

I was thinking of some kind of filler that would harden over time. Is there something like that I can fill with, let dry a few days, then drill at or near those areas? Is spakle it or is there...
12-09-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By David Geer

Question What do I use to fill these holes?

I want to remove these screws and fill with filler so I can drill again and put up the new towel rack. This work was probably done around 1966 when the house was built. What's your best guess on what...
12-09-18, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By David Geer

Question The doors are 1 and 5/8ths thick a piece

It turns out these runners won't fit as the sliding doors are each 1 and 5/8ths inches thick. That's wider than these runners will allow. Any suggestions what runners I need now and where to get them?
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By David Geer

Question Does anything here look like it can't wait till Spring?

Does anything you see or that I describe here look like it can't wait till Spring? I would like to get it done yet this year but if I have to break up ice on the step this Winter I could deal with it.
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Views: 508
Posted By David Geer

BTW, I have never shoveled or raked snow off the...

BTW, I have never shoveled or raked snow off the roof here in the winter nor had it done. How likely am I to get enough snow on the roof that it could cause leaks, roof damage, or worse yet the roof...
08-19-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By David Geer

So around the outside of the vent stack between...

So around the outside of the vent stack between it and the roof?
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By David Geer

Thank you. So the real issue is that water...

Thank you. So the real issue is that water overflows the gutter onto the step when it rains and in the winter, icicles form from the water and hang on the gutter. Worst of all, the water comes down...
08-19-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By David Geer

Question More pics, more info about this water issue

The water is almost never there except when it has rained. I don't think it's the pipes. Here are a couple pics of the gutter flashing outside and a pipe of some kind on the roof outside almost...
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Views: 508
Posted By David Geer

Question Photos from above the gutter, flashing, and valleys

Here are pics of the top of the gutter, the gutter flashing, the valley shingles, and areas adjacent to them. What all is wrong and what do you think I need done?

Also, if there is no ice and...
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Views: 508
Posted By David Geer

Question So I get the right pics, what are gutter flashing & valley shingles?

So I get the right pics, what are gutter flashing & valley shingles? How do I make sure I'm getting the right pics?

And what are water and ice shields? Would you tell from the outside of the roof...
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By David Geer

Talking $17 can at Walmart

The $17 can of water seal by Thompsons from the walmart is more my speed.
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By David Geer

Question Follow-up question

In response to:

Anyway, if your 4' fixture does not have a starter, make sure it is grounded, either with a ground wire or conduit. If you have a tester, make sure it has continuity between the...
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Views: 419
Posted By David Geer

Question photos of information in area of ballasts

Here is what I can see without taking the light fixtures apart to get to the ballasts within.

So I imagine I cut the juice, take out the bulbs, remove all the screws I see, remove the outer...
08-03-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By David Geer

They are going to put me down for a reminder every spring

They are going to put me down for a reminder to get it serviced every spring.
08-03-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By David Geer

It was the air conditioner; they fixed it

It was the air cond they fixed it
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