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Posted By XSleeper

Nice job, looks like it was done right this time!...

Nice job, looks like it was done right this time! :thumbup:
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Posted By XSleeper

The pipe in the wall is wrong. Try replacing the...

The pipe in the wall is wrong. Try replacing the dryer hood outside, it should come with a new straight pipe. Your elbow should fit inside that new straight pipe.
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Posted By pugsl

No problem at all I would replace washer hoses...

No problem at all I would replace washer hoses with stainless ones. Good time to do this.
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Posted By Northern Mike

As long as you are using a hammer drill and not...

As long as you are using a hammer drill and not and SDS drill, you should be fine. I've had very little issue drilling into concrete or brick with my brushless hammer drill.

On question, is that...
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Posted By XSleeper

Doubtful... such a tiny round hole won't usually...

Doubtful... such a tiny round hole won't usually create a split or crack. If it was going to crack it would have done it when you were hammer drilling on it, or if you were real close to an edge....
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Posted By XSleeper

Yes... I would suggest you make a mounting block...

Yes... I would suggest you make a mounting block out of wood or PVC... slightly larger than your camera mount. Cut it out with a jigsaw if you want it to be round. Then mount it to the mortar with...
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Posted By Bud9051

Foil tape or duct mastic is often used to seal...

Foil tape or duct mastic is often used to seal all junctions and seams in ducting, especially when those leak areas are outside the conditioned living space. If this area is conditioned then...
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Posted By Ron53

Probably a mis-drilled screw hole, if you can get...

Probably a mis-drilled screw hole, if you can get to it maybe screw a short sheet metal screw into it. And seal it with a little silicone sealer on the screw before installing it.
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Posted By XSleeper

Foil tape........................................

Foil tape........................................
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Posted By Marq1

Compacted crushed limestone is the absolute best...

Compacted crushed limestone is the absolute best material for any type of paver project!

Question, what is that gap to the left of the door at the bottom?
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I would get some fine crushed stone or play sand....

I would get some fine crushed stone or play sand. Remove the pavers then put down some sand/stone and use a long stick or straight edge to smooth it out with a taper of about 1/8-1/4" per foot slope...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

You will need an Allen wrench to remove the...

You will need an Allen wrench to remove the handle. Once the handle is off you can remove the two screws holding the escutcheon plate in place. If you want to remove the decorative stem cover it...
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Posted By Norm201

Look for a set screw on the underside of the...

Look for a set screw on the underside of the handle.
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Posted By ChosunOne

Those are two "quad" (quadruple,or 4-wire)...

Those are two "quad" (quadruple,or 4-wire) cables. It helps to differentiate wires (single conductors) from cables (multiple conductors in the same insulating sheathing).

One cable comes from...
06-18-19, 07:48 PM
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Posted By PJmax

The top and sides of that plate definitely need...

The top and sides of that plate definitely need to be sealed. Sometimes I cut a gasket from soft rubber when I have a big gap on an uneven surface. In your application you can use clear silicone.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I have only seen such things on modular built...

I have only seen such things on modular built homes. They are lifting points to attach a crane to the house sections. I have never heard or seen nylon/polyester webbing being used as fall...
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Posted By marksr

How wide is the gap above the window? I usually...

How wide is the gap above the window? I usually get backer rod at the paint store [not big box]
There is no reason to make the bead wider than necessary, you just want it to span the gap.
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Posted By marksr

I would think it's caulking, I've never used any...

I would think it's caulking, I've never used any mastic for something like that. It's best to use a backer rod and then caulk although I have caulked wide gaps like that under the lintel without...
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Posted By marksr

I haven't bought a caulking gun in about 20 yrs...

I haven't bought a caulking gun in about 20 yrs but the last one I bought was about $20, the cheap ones at that time were $3-$10. IMO there is day and night difference between them. I've applied...
06-04-19, 06:21 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

You can avoid that by keeping the valve turned on...

You can avoid that by keeping the valve turned on while you are winding the hose. Winding with the nozzle closed compresses the hose causing back pressure. By keeping the water pressure on while...
06-02-19, 08:28 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

That's a backflow preventer/vacuum breaker, and...

That's a backflow preventer/vacuum breaker, and its perfectly normal. It opens up when the faucet is shut off to relieve pressure and ensure that water in the hose is not siphoned back into the water...
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Posted By ChosunOne

Can't tell for sure, but that screen in your top...

Can't tell for sure, but that screen in your top pic might be a security screen and part of the system. I'd need to see a better shot of it to be sure. If it is, the magnet of the switch/magnet pair...
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Posted By PJmax

Yes..... that panel has a backup 12v battery...

Yes..... that panel has a backup 12v battery inside the enclosure.

Those look like magnetic switches. The top one is just a switch with no matching magnet.
I don't see wires on the bottom one so...
05-22-19, 08:23 AM
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Posted By YaddaYadda

A soil test....talk to your neighbor about his...

A soil test....talk to your neighbor about his methods....and a light feeding of 10-10-10.
05-22-19, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Marq1

The core aeration is ok, but not necessary. ...

The core aeration is ok, but not necessary.

Its early spring so you should be putting down first fertilizer, a good weed and feed or pre emergence will kick start the spring growth.

Starter...
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