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Attic Insulation

I noticed this winter that my 2nd floor was about 4 degrees colder than my first floor. Also, my single floor attached family room was also about 4 degrees colder than the rest of the 1st floor. ...
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Crusher Run Driveway Question

I have about a 500 foot crusher run driveway. It badly needs replenishment. I've been told to be careful about what the weather's like when it's done. Some people say don't do it when it's wet. ...
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Cover Old Roof or Tear Off

Thanks guys. I've also talked to a number of other people and am going to tear the old roof off.
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Cover Old Roof or Tear Off

I'd like to know what I should be considering in deciding whether to cover over an existing roof or tearing the old roof off before covering.

The current roof is the original roof but is in...
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Blacktop Driveway Questions

I'm thinking of having my crushed rock driveway redone as blacktop.

What should I be asking contractor's with regards to base thickness, thickness of blacktop, material, etc?

I have about 600...
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Tractor Backfires

I have a 20 hp sears garden tractor. In the summer and spring, when I use it for cutting grass, it runs fine. In the winter, I put a snow plow on it. As long as I'm not pushing too much snow, it's...
01-10-06, 09:13 AM
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Washer Overflow From Standpipe

We recently replaced a 30 year old Maytag washer. It has been in our current home for 20 years with no problem. The washer hook-up and cellar tub are at opposite sides of a wall, maybe 15 feet...
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Battery Being Discharged

Does anyone know where I can get a schematic for a 1990 GMC Sierra? I have a Haynes's manual, but the schematic is not complete. I noticed the wires to a box labelled "electronic cruise control...
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I promised to report on how the last guy's...

I promised to report on how the last guy's solution worked out. It's been 2-1/2 months since the 1/2 hp pump was replaced by the 3/4 hp pump and I've had no more problems. Apparently, the last guy...
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Idle Surge

I've got a 1990 full size 4WD GMC V8 truck. It runs well for an old high mileage truck (203000miles).

I've got three areas of concern.

1. The other day I went to start it and it was...
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What is the proper way to measure the depth? 3...

What is the proper way to measure the depth? 3 or 4 different outfits did what I said. One person looked at the hose as it was pulled up to see where it went from wet to dry.

Joe
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Speedbump: 1. Yes the switch was checked...

Speedbump:

1. Yes the switch was checked with a meter. Also, the switch had been changed as a cheap thing to try.

2. I'm not sure how to answer this. Most guys that came out just dropped...
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Update - A possible solution

I had a local guy out who I've used once before. I remembered that I liked the way he went about troubleshooting. He surmised that my 1/2 hp pump was not generating enough pressure when the water...
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I had a similar problem. Here's what solved it...

I had a similar problem. Here's what solved it for me. When I look down into the bowl, there is a small hole towards the front of the toilet (not the one where the stuff goes when you flush). I...
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I've been unable to check in on this since my...

I've been unable to check in on this since my original posting on 8/16, but I'm back now. Thanks to everyone who replied. Pretty much everything that was mentioned in the thread has already been...
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Loss of Water

Iíve had this problem for a number of years. My well is about 175 ft deep. The water line to the house runs about another 150 ft. When the well was drilled (about 20 yrs ago), it yielded about...
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