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What causes this and how to prevent?

My wife and I have been living in our new home for about 9 months. It is brand new, no one else before us. There is a basement (unfinished) and about 1100 sq foot on the main level. There are two...
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Posted By Marvinator

That's an interesting idea, and I may just do...

That's an interesting idea, and I may just do that if this thing acts up again...

I did find a solution and post it here in case anyone has a similar problem.
I put the washer up on blocks. ...
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Posted By Marvinator

WM1812CW, Front Loading LG Washer. I tried...

WM1812CW, Front Loading LG Washer.
I tried leveling without the pads, and the washer still vibrated across the floor. (Vinyl slippery floor) Tomorrow I am headed to the big Hardware Store to get...
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Posted By Marvinator

Ok, I'm back, and having a bit of an issue with...

Ok, I'm back, and having a bit of an issue with these.
Here is the story. Washer is now walking about again, even with the 'anti vibration pads'. So, I took them out, discovered the washer is...
10-24-19, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Marvinator

Thanks for the input! I will plan on covering...

Thanks for the input! I will plan on covering them
10-23-19, 09:48 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

Question about Ventilation and Attic construction

Hope I'm putting this in the right forum.

I have a new house, bought in January 2019. Recently, I had cause to go up in the attic. While up there, I found these 'holes' cut ...well, they seem...
10-16-19, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

Got the builder out here, his crew found that the...

Got the builder out here, his crew found that the horizontal Vent Stack was leaking (big storm last week) Not enough to ruin much, but they took out the insulation and added a cap to teh vent stack...
10-14-19, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Marvinator

No. I went up there looking for leaks from...

No. I went up there looking for leaks from theroof. I didn't uncover the pipe other than just discover it. I will look for that. I's a new house, so Ive got a warranty. Im calling them today.
10-13-19, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

Understanding an Odd Leak

I have a strange leak I cannot figure out. After the driving rain this last week, I found a water stain on a wall, about midway between the floor and the ceiling. No stains on the ceiling. There...
09-13-19, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

That would be a good way to do it, and I think I...

That would be a good way to do it, and I think I agree at placement A. Now I have to see if I can find a sturdy enough bracket. THANKS!
09-13-19, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Marvinator

How/Where to Put Hose Mount

Background: New house, less than a year old. Vinyl siding, above solid cement foundation (basement).

Each time I mow the yard, I'm forced to pull the hoses and drag them off the yard to the...
09-11-19, 10:31 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

Which type of Drywall

My house has a walkout basement, and next to the 'walk out' is a six-foot section of wall which is not cement. It is standard wood, insulation and a plastic vapor barrier. My cats have been putting...
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Posted By Marvinator

Thanks Cheese, that's exactly what I did. using...

Thanks Cheese, that's exactly what I did. using a pry bar for support, I was able to slowly move it back into position. Cant' wait to use it tomorrow!
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Posted By Marvinator

Cub Cadet LT46 Handle Problem

This is a brand new Cub Cadet LT46. I just unpacked it and am learning to use it (my first riding mower ever!)

Problem: on the right of the seat are both the handle for the deck height and the...
07-12-19, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

Thought I'd stop by and show off the finished...

Thought I'd stop by and show off the finished product. The imperfect way in which the birch took the stain actually ended up giving the top a unique look.

I've got pics here....
06-14-19, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

Thanks. What can I do about the problems I am...

Thanks. What can I do about the problems I am facing. In the front lawn, I have nice darker long grass around the outside, but toward the middle is short very night colored grass.
06-14-19, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Marvinator

I'm told is is FESCUE. Is that warm or cool...

I'm told is is FESCUE. Is that warm or cool season grass?
06-11-19, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Marvinator

@stacik84 didn't think pictures would be needed....

@stacik84 didn't think pictures would be needed. Some grass dark green and others are light green.

Which now begs the question, should I wait til fall to add more fertilizer? Someone once...
06-08-19, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Marvinator

When the lawn was put in (yes, this spring) it...

When the lawn was put in (yes, this spring) it was fertiized at the same time, but some of the seed and fertilizer was washed away in heavy rains. I will wait a while and add more fertilizer later...
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Posted By Marvinator

Things have finally been fixed, but I am at a...

Things have finally been fixed, but I am at a loss as to why. LOL

The computer was not the problem. Over the last week we had techs out to the house with varying degrees of success. We had them...
06-07-19, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Marvinator

New Seeded Lawn, odd colors

I have a new lawn, seeded and watered. it's coming in nicely, but I notice that there are definite color differences and wonder if it's something I'm doing. some areas are nice dark green, and...
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Posted By Marvinator

@Stickshift: Retired, fixed income. Not sure i...

@Stickshift: Retired, fixed income. Not sure i can afford it.

@Pilot Dane: More the information I was looking for. Not sure if there is a mower to handle it. sigh
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Posted By Marvinator

Norm, the delay happens daily. Just tonight we...

Norm, the delay happens daily. Just tonight we were watching a streaming program when the internet went out. (the router couldn't even find the service.) I'm beginning to think that it may be the...
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Posted By Marvinator

Looking for suggestions for Lawn Mower

My wife and I recently bought a new home. We have a new seeded lawn (patchy, but it's coming in nicely) and it's come time to find a new lawn mower. (I had a John Deere rear wheel drive push mower...
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Posted By Marvinator

Problem with DIY Computer Build

I have a computer I built for my wife. Specs are AMD Phenom II @320 Ghz, 16 GB Ram, and it has a Radeon HD4770 Video Card. (Donated Parts...) Win 7 Pro. and it has USB Wifi.

This is my wife's...
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