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Posted By sk81299

I have the very same problem. Bought a Hunter...

I have the very same problem. Bought a Hunter ceiling fan which requires a 3/4 inch downrod, but I have the 1/2 inch sized downrod already installed on the current ceiling fan that wore out.
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07-10-07, 11:06 AM
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Posted By sk81299

Minimum height of stack vent on A Frame Cabin

I have a small A frame cabin and have recently had plumbing installed (indoor plumbing is a good thing). I have noticed a septic smell when outdoors. I think possibly the main vent stack pipe needs...
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Posted By sk81299

FYI, I did install the fireplace with the...

FYI, I did install the fireplace with the standing pilot light. But I turn the pilot light off when I leave. It is very easy to relight. I am VERY happy with it! Good luck to you! As stated...
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Posted By sk81299

Smile Thanks! Very helpful advice, indeed!

Thanks! Very helpful advice, indeed!
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Posted By sk81299

I am not at all familar with electric start. If...

I am not at all familar with electric start. If I purchase the electric start, can I still simply use the recoil method if I wish? Or is it one or the other?
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Posted By sk81299

Snowblower--Recoil or Electric Start?

I am thinking of purchasing a small snowblower (single stage) and have been looking at the Toro CCR Powerlite. Should I buy the electric start or the recoil? Is this a good machine? I want...
09-08-06, 01:31 PM
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Posted By sk81299

I am so glad I went with the T-molding. It looks...

I am so glad I went with the T-molding. It looks GREAT!!!! Thanks for the advice.
08-29-06, 06:29 AM
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Posted By sk81299

It really isn't solid hardwood. It is that...

It really isn't solid hardwood. It is that layered parquet stuff (engineered wood?) with little strips forming squares and four squares make one square of the parquet 1 foot square. The parquet is...
08-28-06, 07:20 AM
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Posted By sk81299

Okay. I will go with the T-molding. I think...

Okay. I will go with the T-molding. I think that will look nicer as a transition also.

Thanks for the advice!
08-25-06, 06:19 AM
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Posted By sk81299

Thanks! I think I will go with the caulk.

Thanks! I think I will go with the caulk.
08-24-06, 08:05 AM
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Posted By sk81299

What transition (caulk?) from ceramic to wood?

I am having a professional install ceramic tile in my kitchen which abutts my foyer which has parquet wood. I believe the height of the ceramic tile and parquet wood foyer will be the same. One...
05-15-06, 06:53 AM
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Posted By sk81299

I took a look at the 1988 tank and also a 1995...

I took a look at the 1988 tank and also a 1995 tank. I opted for the 1995 tank. It looks to be in great shape. The propane coop will put a new pressure regulator on it and test it, etc. The...
05-12-06, 08:58 AM
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Posted By sk81299

Thank you, Grady! (I don't do anything without...

Thank you, Grady! (I don't do anything without first checking with the wise people on this forum.)

:)
05-10-06, 06:56 PM
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Posted By sk81299

old 250 gal. propane tank

I am currently leasing a 250 gallon propane tank and they are charging me an arm and a leg ($139 this year) leasing fee. It would be financially more feasible for me to purchase my own tank. Is...
04-25-06, 12:50 PM
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Posted By sk81299

Thanks so much for the clarification. I really...

Thanks so much for the clarification. I really appreciate it.
04-24-06, 01:22 PM
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Posted By sk81299

If I can find someone to install the tile, first...

If I can find someone to install the tile, first removing the vinyl, as you recommend, would in-floor electric heat then be acceptable? If so, what system would you recommend? Or do you not...
04-21-06, 12:05 PM
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Posted By sk81299

Electric In-Floor heat. Bad idea???

I am having my floors redone. Currently have vinyl and am having ceramic tile installed over that. I would like to have electric in floor heat installed. I understand there is a lawsuit against...
08-25-05, 11:40 AM
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Posted By sk81299

I was so distressed by this that I called an...

I was so distressed by this that I called an exterminator who thought it might be a bat stuck in there. He sealed up things a bit and I haven't heard anything since. I don't have mice or bats...
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Posted By sk81299

I called Dupont. They said the interior of the...

I called Dupont. They said the interior of the cabin should be kept at about 60 degrees. This is not possible. What can I use in a cabin kitchen which will not be heated in the winter in Northern...
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Posted By sk81299

Thank you. I read in the material only "extreme"...

Thank you. I read in the material only "extreme" temperature fluctuations. I will contact the manufacturer.
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Posted By sk81299

Laminate flooring vs cold temperatures

I am considering installing laminate flooring in my cabin which I do not heat in the winter, unless I happen to go there for a weekend or so. Will the cold temperatures (sometimes 40 degrees below...
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Posted By sk81299

Is Dupont Laminate any good?

They have a 30 yr warranty on this Dupont Laminate and it looks really beautiful. Has anyone had any experience with it?

Thanks!
07-06-05, 11:54 AM
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Posted By sk81299

Okay. I will check out the tension rod idea. ...

Okay. I will check out the tension rod idea. My tub is only 4.5 feet wide and it is an A-frame building, so the wall on one side is only 60 inches tall and then it angles inward, so any rod would...
07-06-05, 06:41 AM
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Posted By sk81299

How to drill holes into wall tile for shower curtain rod???

I just had indoor plumbing installed in my cabin!!!! The tile is installed around the tub/shower. I need to drill into the tile to hang the shower curtain rod. Is there a secret to not cracking...
07-05-05, 02:23 PM
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Posted By sk81299

Rodents or Pests In A Wall? {Retitled Question}

I was at my cabin this past weekend. Went to bed in the loft at about midnight and heard crunching sounds coming from the ceiling/wall (it is an A-frame structure). It sounded just like my cat...
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