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I did stir the contents thoroughly and I stirred...

I did stir the contents thoroughly and I stirred occasionally while I was working with the product. The finish looks ok although you can tell it needs to be sanded and given another coat.

Could...
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Varathane Oil-based Varnish Taking A Long Time To Cure

I'm wondering if anyone has experience with using Varathane oil-based varnish. I applied the first coat of gloss to my new cherry exterior doors. It has been over a week and it stills feels slightly...
11-14-10, 10:23 PM
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The heater was installed in 2003 so it has an...

The heater was installed in 2003 so it has an auto pilot light. I will try and disconnect the power for a minutes or so to see what happens.
11-14-10, 09:15 PM
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Carrier furnace heater won't turn on

I just came home from vacation to a cold house. I went to turn on my heater and it fired up and started blowing air. After a few seconds, could have been a minute, it stopped and my thermostat was...
11-25-08, 09:17 AM
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Posted By energy2spare

Just Bill, I was looking at the Simpson...

Just Bill,

I was looking at the Simpson Strong Tie catalog last night and I came across an idea. The SST EPB44PHDG is an adjustable pier post with a download of 3670 lbs. Could I not cut off the...
11-24-08, 04:39 PM
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Unfortunately I don't have anyone who has had...

Unfortunately I don't have anyone who has had foundation work done so I can't check by reputation. I checked their contractor license status and that was all well. I also Googled them and nothing...
11-24-08, 01:54 PM
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I had a company come by today to give me an...

I had a company come by today to give me an estimate for replacing my support posts. Their solution was to cutoff the metal posts that are there (since they're anchored in the concrete footing) and...
11-10-08, 08:43 AM
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Posted By energy2spare

Thanks Bill. There is a concrete footer there...

Thanks Bill. There is a concrete footer there which I have anchored the bottom steel plate to. The 4x6 post does sound more sturdy so I will look into replacing that when my body recuperates from...
11-09-08, 10:00 PM
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Posted By energy2spare

Unfortunately, I don't have luxury of working...

Unfortunately, I don't have luxury of working with 6-7' of room in my crawlspace as my crawlspace is only about 18-24" :)

I finished installing the Tiger Jackpost today. It seems sturdy and it's...
11-09-08, 11:02 AM
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I bought closet organizers for two of my rooms...

I bought closet organizers for two of my rooms online. Closets By Wellington has a nice design section on their website that allows you to put in your closet dimensions and then drag and drop...
11-09-08, 10:32 AM
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Thanks for the reply Bill. The existing footing...

Thanks for the reply Bill. The existing footing does appear to go down to virgin earth. I don't know how deep they are but they look pretty solid and well built. The only reason this one broke was...
11-09-08, 12:56 AM
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Replacing supports in crawl space

I bought a house built on top of an 18"-24" crawlspace. During the first heavy rain, I noticed a wet dirt type smell inside the house. I looked under the house and notice a good portion of the crawl...
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