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09-22-19, 03:21 AM
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We have an overflow(?) line from our reverse...

We have an overflow(?) line from our reverse osmosis system under the sink that has a clear line as well.
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It would typically be to match the baseboard, not...

It would typically be to match the baseboard, not the floor. Around here, quarter round or door stop moulding is the most common style. I have not seen that cove stuff used for that purpose before.
09-15-19, 04:49 PM
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It might be easier to actually move the stud?

It might be easier to actually move the stud?
09-08-19, 07:41 AM
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I would typically recommend an infrared heater...

I would typically recommend an infrared heater for this application, but it is electric. All other heat forms are going to take a while to heat a space from negative Celsius to a comfortable...
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you can probably reset the code and solve the...

you can probably reset the code and solve the problem. Do you have a manual?
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Views: 271
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When I painted ours I painted that strip from...

When I painted ours I painted that strip from inside the garage with the door partially up.
08-06-19, 05:53 PM
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Views: 533
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My understanding is that sand can be helpful when...

My understanding is that sand can be helpful when setting a large number of pavers to help level them with each other. For your purpose I would also recommend against sand as it will just wash away....
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Views: 600
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Some other options that will void the warranty: ...

Some other options that will void the warranty:

1. You could cut away enough material so you can fit the stem extender into the handle, and drill a hole through the stem extender. Then get a...
05-13-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
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Rather than repair it with a new weld, and prior...

Rather than repair it with a new weld, and prior to buying a new frame, I would:

See if the seat tube can be cut flush below that crack, and then see if you can get a new quick release with a...
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Views: 346
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You could use the 2 X 4's as decking if they're a...

You could use the 2 X 4's as decking if they're a really good price, but not for structure. The deck you are describing is a complex structure. Should it collapse it could cause a fatality.
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Views: 201
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Here in Canada the un-coated ones are generally...

Here in Canada the un-coated ones are generally marketed as construction screws. Deck screws are always coated with ceramic for exterior use. Not sure what they're called in the UK.
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you might consider adding flashing the gap? I...

you might consider adding flashing the gap? I would keep the underside clear to let moisture escape below
05-03-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
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I think the FCC is going the opposite way, but on...

I think the FCC is going the opposite way, but on a recent episode of Reply All, hey reported that the telcos in the US are making a software change over the next year that should restrict the call...
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Views: 413
Posted By Tratts

+1 to the automatic backups to a physical...

+1 to the automatic backups to a physical external drive. The trick to making sure these are done consistently is to ensure the PC is on when the backup is scheduled. You may have to start treating...
02-17-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
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Instead of a live frog in your door, it sounds...

Instead of a live frog in your door, it sounds like the options so far will just result in a dead frog in your door.
If they're not getting inside your car, I'd just leave it be. I'd imagine that...
02-12-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Tratts

Thats not a really wide vent, I know it's not...

Thats not a really wide vent, I know it's not your question, but I would just run it under the joist by the wall and build a small bulkhead. I don't imagine it would be that distracting when all...
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Views: 366
Posted By Tratts

thank you for the link marksr and the heads up...

thank you for the link marksr and the heads up Pilot Dane.

I read through the sticky (Sorry I was lazy and didn't bother to check if there was one), and noticed the suggestion for a shellac...
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Views: 366
Posted By Tratts

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: Epoxy coating?

Hi,

We are thinking about painting our kitchen cabinets and have two family memebers who have used Benjamin Moore Advance cabinet paint. With the proper prep and finishing, both have had visible...
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Views: 494
Posted By Tratts

Make sure the epoxy you get is heat resistant. ...

Make sure the epoxy you get is heat resistant. Some loosen up at higher temperatures. Just check the labels.

Or you could use a stainless steel screw from beneath the lid into that plastic cap.
01-11-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By Tratts

I agree with those who say to talk with the...

I agree with those who say to talk with the neighbors and see if either of you can come up with solutions. I would also meet the dogs like Gunguy suggested, that might be all it takes. Bring them a...
01-10-19, 12:49 AM
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Views: 505
Posted By Tratts

If you were to address the issue, you also need...

If you were to address the issue, you also need to figure out if it is from the town/city water system or from the building's.
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Views: 228
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Pulling up pavers is ussually a pretty...

Pulling up pavers is ussually a pretty straightforward process. Then you can make the permanent fix replacing the membrane and even adding insulation if there is none.
01-06-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Tratts

I would do option 2. I would replace the existing...

I would do option 2. I would replace the existing bolts with longer ones to accommodate the additional thickness you will be adding. If you glue and screw, I think this option is going to be the...
01-06-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By Tratts

Most newer equipment would have this, you can...

Most newer equipment would have this, you can check the back of your amplifiers. Older gear you would likely have to change the transformer, but it's a lot easier than rewiring the home.

Are you...
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