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Today, 02:30 PM
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Have you ever actually tried the foam or are you...

Have you ever actually tried the foam or are you just old and scared of new technology? Have you seen a foam set fence "sway back and forth"? You should not be relying on the weight of concrete to...
Today, 02:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
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I've seen demonstration videos of the foam set...

I've seen demonstration videos of the foam set posts and they actually grab significantly stronger in the dirt when pulled straight up than the same post set properly in concrete. The foam expands as...
Today, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
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Huge amounts of water dumping on outdoor unit?

My house is a little unusual. It has no gutters, instead the roof overhangs about 2 feet all the way around. There is gravel on the ground at the line where the water dumps off. During a heavy rain,...
Yesterday, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By zeezz

Do I need an "in use" cover?

I'm replacing some old/worn out outlets in my house and putting some GFCIs in the correct locations where they are not currently. I have a large covered porch on the front and back of my house, each...
Yesterday, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By zeezz

You could install your own meter after the power...

You could install your own meter after the power company's. Relatively easy to install. Surplus "dumb" meters are less than 20 bucks. You might even find one that tells the current load in watts.
10-02-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
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Insulate floor in closed crawlspace?

My house is a bit of an energy pig and I want to work on that. I am in NC and we have long hot/humid seasons. My crawl space is currently open vented style, sloping from about 3' to 6', made of...
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Views: 103
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Samsung fridge using too much power?

I recently bought a house that came with a Samsung french door style refrigerator with the freezer drawer on the bottom. As far as I know this fridge was new in 2007, but I have not seen the official...
09-22-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
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Can I get a physical remote for WIFI switches?

I want to set up a number of WIFI switches/outlets/relays/etc that work with Google assistant in my house. My problem is I still want everything to have a simple manual control that doesn't rely on a...
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By zeezz

Hmmm...I thought about using the deadbolt only,...

Hmmm...I thought about using the deadbolt only, but I'd really like both of them to be lockable. I travel a lot and it's not uncommon for my house to be empty for a week or two. Do you know if...
Replies: 7
Views: 240
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Is that not part of the "function" terminology?...

Is that not part of the "function" terminology? For example, I believe a "storeroom" knob stays locked at all times, even after you open it with a key. (though I could be wrong) What is the...
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Views: 240
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Commercial door knob terminology?

I'm trying to replace my front door knob with a commercial knob for better security and the ability to use SFIC interchangeable lock cores. I am unfamiliar with the terminology they use. I bought a...
Replies: 6
Views: 351
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I guess that's what it is then. It is a typical...

I guess that's what it is then. It is a typical 70s style part time 4WD system with solid front axle. Is it correct that they would need to do an alignment when replacing these also?


Cherokees...
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Views: 351
Posted By zeezz

Ball joints or U joints?

I recently bought a 2001 Jeep Cherokee. I took it to a local shop to have the front driver side wheel studs replaced because one was broken and another one bent. When the mechanic had it taken apart,...
Replies: 2
Views: 358
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Interesting. I'm new to this area so I'm not...

Interesting. I'm new to this area so I'm not totally sure what to expect. I know a week or two at single digits is possible. I guess the fiberglass rock adds some insulation from the ground heat but...
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Views: 358
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Do I need insulation?

Recently bought a house in NC near the VA border, and I have a well in the yard. It is covered by the word's most conspicuous fiberglass rocks. :) The previous owner just had the pressure tank...
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By zeezz

It has nothing to do with the soil. Nothing is...

It has nothing to do with the soil. Nothing is sinking into the dirt. It is a heavy layer of washed/screened stone. There is nothing to hold it together. It's like a layer of soft snow.
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Views: 519
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Packing down gravel driveway?

I have a gravel driveway/parking area, not very long, roughly 35x50. I think whoever installed it used the wrong gravel - looks like cleaned 3/4 crushed granite with no sand or dust or anything to...
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