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05-29-14, 12:35 AM
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Fence Post on Cinderblock Wall

Hi,

I'm trying to attach a fench post on top of a cinderblock wall. I've been trying to use Red Head drop in anchors, but there not working, I'm finding that racheting the bolts into the Red...
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Views: 1,993
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A pic is below. As you can see from the photo...

A pic is below. As you can see from the photo the actual gap between the bricks and the sheathing is pretty small. I don't know when it was originally filled, but I've been in the house for 8...
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Chimney & wall sheathing gap

Who ever painted my house last used what looks like window glazing in the gap between chimney bricks and the metal wall sheathing. The glazing is cracking and breaking off. My question is does this...
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Views: 1,153
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Thanks everyone. I'll let you know how it works...

Thanks everyone. I'll let you know how it works out.
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Views: 1,153
Posted By intlhuckster

Also, is replacing the door skins that big of an...

Also, is replacing the door skins that big of an issue. I have read some other posts on line that they frequently have to use filler to fix damage to the edges that occurs when attaching the new...
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Views: 1,153
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Both are insurance company approved shops. I had...

Both are insurance company approved shops. I had the same thoughts about the filler and they were supposed to be replacing the door skins during this visit. The 2nd shop was concerned that the when...
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Views: 1,153
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Sorry, I meant color sanding and I've edited my...

Sorry, I meant color sanding and I've edited my post. Yes I believe they wet sanded with a fine grit. Both shops were my insurance companies preferred shops. I feel the same about the undamaged...
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Color Sanding Only One Side of Car

Hi, I have a question about color sanding. My new car was damaged in an accident. The 1st body shop worked on it twice but there was still filler ripples on both door panels. I took it to a new...
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It doesn't have a pilot light. It has a starter...

It doesn't have a pilot light. It has a starter that is working.
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Propane Patio Heater Not Working (Post Moved)

I have a propane patio heater that's not working. I bought a new tank of propane hoping it was a pressure issue, but that didn't help. I don't think there is a blockage of some kind. I can not...
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Views: 812
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Roof Decking - OK to cut?

Hi,

I have a question about the roof decking on my "L" shaped ranch house. The decking runs the full length of the house, even on the section of the roof where the two parts connect. This extra...
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GE Refrigerator foul tasting water from dispenser

Hi,

I have a GE refrigerator with a water dispenser. Recently, the water has started to smell and taste musty. The refrigerator itself does not have an internal filter but we have a filter...
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Views: 4,021
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Frigidaire Top Loading Washer Leaking

Hi,

I have a top loading Frigidaire washing machine that has started leaking during the spin cycle. It's a small amount of water that is leaking up and it appears to be coming from the bottom of...
04-05-10, 12:34 AM
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Views: 2,127
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Question Mice in Garage

I found some mice had torn open a bag of grass seed in my garage. I have since sealed an opening and caught 5 mice in traps in the garage. I still have traps in the garage and it's been 2 weeks...
02-26-10, 11:56 PM
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Views: 1,334
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Damaged Finish on Dresser - Sticky

One of those glow-in-the-dark rings leaked on my son's dresser and took the finish off in a couple spots. One spot is down to bare wood. It's also very gummy/sticky around the spots. I'm pretty...
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Views: 740
Posted By intlhuckster

Forgive me for being ignorant, but where and what...

Forgive me for being ignorant, but where and what is the main fuse bus. I checked all the fuses and they look good. I briefly looked at the cables running from the battery yesterday, and I didn't...
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Views: 740
Posted By intlhuckster

67' New Yorker - Large flash and then no power

Hi,

I had been charging the battery on my 1967 Chrysler New Yorker when I got in to start it. I turned the key and there was a large flash (I couldn't tell from what direction), a pop in the...
10-08-05, 01:16 AM
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Views: 931
Posted By intlhuckster

Grout Haze

Hi,

Any advice on how to remove haze from grout on ceramic tiles. I tried warm water and it didn't work.

Thanks,

Tom
09-12-05, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By intlhuckster

premixed grout

Hi,

Any advice on premixed grout vs. regular grout on a ceramic tile floor for a bathroom? I remember hearing that the premixed is not as durable. But I've recently heard that some premixed...
02-13-05, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By intlhuckster

Replaced hinges & now door swings open by itself

Hi,

I put some new hinges on a bedroom door (same door), but now the door gently swings open by itself. If the door is left partially open it will swing all the way open. I'm assuming this is...
12-14-04, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By intlhuckster

How do you "peen" the new hinges?

How do you "peen" the new hinges?
12-13-04, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By intlhuckster

New hinges & now door swings open by itself

Hi,

I put some new hinges on a bedroom door (same door), but now the door gently swings open by itself. If the door is left partially open it will swing all the way open. I'm assuming this is...
Replies: 1
Views: 2,649
Posted By intlhuckster

Problem painting over previously wallpapered wall

Hi,

I am painting a room that previously had been wallpapered. I am using a latex satin paint and the problem I am having is that the finish on the walls is not even. I've tried using a roller...
09-18-04, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By intlhuckster

attic storage area ventilation

I am just finishing an enclosed storage area in my garage attic and I'm trying to figure out what the best ventilation would be a powered roof vent or attic fan. The enclosed area is 16'x9'. There is...
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