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Yesterday, 04:59 PM
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thanks - I was thinking the same - possibility...

thanks - I was thinking the same - possibility for the GFCI to trip or when testing / resetting - the lights outside would go off.....but thought maybe this would be the required way
10-17-19, 06:16 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

2 ways to wire - which is right ?

Installed a new circuit breaker 20Amp.... will now run power to a receptacle in the garage so I know this has to be GFCI.... in the same box I also want to install a switch which will control...
10-05-19, 12:59 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

nobody? week ago I sprayed Bayer Acclaim and...

nobody?
week ago I sprayed Bayer Acclaim and seems it didn't bother the two pictured up-close
09-29-19, 08:11 AM
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Posted By PaulSC

adding more detail pics of the two of the weeds ...

adding more detail pics of the two of the weeds

they seem to be spreading.....have seen more in the recent 4 weeks
09-29-19, 07:57 AM
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Posted By PaulSC

Looking over the notes / email I received from...

Looking over the notes / email I received from the cooperative.... they didn't specify the type of Gnats - in addition they also indicated there are Biting midges (Culicoides spp. )
the handout said...
09-28-19, 01:00 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

How to kill gnats ?

So I have posted this before some 2 years ago and back then my question was just general...in terms of flying insects.
I learned (thanks to this forum and its great members) how to pretty much...
09-28-19, 12:37 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

what are those weeds and how to kill them

I am in Central NJ
Did some major yard work that tore up half my backyard....
Finally few months ago I re-graded and seeded the entire area.
However, much of the front yard and other areas have 3...
08-17-19, 07:03 AM
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Views: 362
Posted By PaulSC

thanks Norm - that's actually a really good idea...

thanks Norm - that's actually a really good idea with the light

Appreciate all the feedback and also will look into the mats for dog training.
To be sure - I never intended to use AC source....I...
08-16-19, 11:22 AM
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Views: 362
Posted By PaulSC

How to construct electrical mesh...

So this might be one of the more unusual requests.....
I have a large patio with a small centerpiece - where I have some small plants, mulch and decorative stones nicely arranged.
Problem is that...
08-06-19, 05:37 PM
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Views: 889
Posted By PaulSC

So to continue..... I did 3 big sections - ...

So to continue.....

I did 3 big sections - pictures in order (front, back, side)
1. the front was done way back....over a year ago - there was this large circular area I repaired and as you can...
08-05-19, 05:34 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

Wow....I thought the damage to the weeds from...

Wow....I thought the damage to the weeds from Glyphosate is coming from both - damaging the leaves and the roots..... (I think I recall the claims on the bottles - "kills to the roots" )
I have...
08-04-19, 07:45 AM
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Posted By PaulSC

So first of all - THANK YOU all for the comments...

So first of all - THANK YOU all for the comments - surely helps manage my expectation since it's my first property and first time seeding a new lawn.

Few additional questions as follow ups to the...
07-27-19, 12:40 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

this actually looks nice the way it is.... maybe...

this actually looks nice the way it is.... maybe put a heavy planter with flower ??
Or pickup some really heavy, concrete garden decorative piece....like one of them sculptures....
07-27-19, 12:33 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

you can also try Acclaim Extra ...also from Bayer...

you can also try Acclaim Extra ...also from Bayer and highly selective herbicide.
This is what I have been using and rather happy with it...

Topramazone (Pylex) is very expensive but that's...
07-27-19, 12:22 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

in my experience with a vast variety of...

in my experience with a vast variety of weed/grass killers is that NOT one of them actually last as long as claimed by manufacturer.
My guess is that they do their testing in a lab under very...
07-21-19, 07:42 AM
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Posted By PaulSC

Thanks guys for the feedback....I just assume...

Thanks guys for the feedback....I just assume that the new grass would grow pretty uniform... didn't know that it's normal to see some spots and discoloration.

Should I still water the lawn daily...
07-20-19, 09:32 AM
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Posted By PaulSC

New Lawn challenges

I have seeded new lawn little over a month ago. I knew it's late but this was due to other projects I had to complete first in my backyard.
Anyhow.... I used Jonathan Green Black Beauty seeds and...
07-07-19, 08:41 AM
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Posted By PaulSC

makes sense and kind of what I was already...

makes sense and kind of what I was already thinking..... I hate to be taping and mudding everywhere there is a join now..... the current pieces are about 24x24 inch and do NOT run in one line.......
07-06-19, 06:35 AM
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Views: 814
Posted By PaulSC

Can you glue rock to rock ?

so the basement ceiling was put together using scrap pieces... but never really finished (no tape applied, no spackle along the seams.
Rather than doing a ton of spackling or ripping off all those...
06-12-19, 07:27 PM
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Posted By PaulSC

that second picture with the finger reminds me of...

that second picture with the finger reminds me of springtails ..
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Views: 1,211
Posted By PaulSC

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adding few pictures just to show the details.... this is almost a year after the job was completed - you can see the sand / particles washing out...
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Posted By PaulSC

any absorbent material will also have strong...

any absorbent material will also have strong water - retention capacity - meaning that once it soaks up any moisture, it will hold it for a while.
Based on what you said - placing it under rubber...
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Views: 1,211
Posted By PaulSC

Polymeric sand not holding down

About 10 months ago had a professional crew do my backyard - they placed blue stone pieces and polymeric sand - overall I'd say they did really nice job....
However, recently I noticed, especially...
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Posted By PaulSC

I took it apart and it looks like when I was...

I took it apart and it looks like when I was turning the nut that holds the cartridge in place I turned it a bit too far - causing the supply line to break at the solder.... kind of cheap assembly -...
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Posted By PaulSC

Moen Kitchen Faucet weird leak

My Moen kitchen faucet - two handles style was dripping water...so I figure it has to be the cartridge. I shut off the hot water.... got the replacement part, installed it and when I turned the water...
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