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04-23-15, 08:55 AM
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Dunno - maybe not applicable in a tall building,...

Dunno - maybe not applicable in a tall building, but I had a pinging noise in my heat pump right outside my bedroom wall, drove me nuts. Tech said was leftover rainwater dripping from the top grill...
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By marynurse

A wire brush has many more "bristles", will clean...

A wire brush has many more "bristles", will clean better with fewer strokes.
03-16-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By marynurse

I like hedgeclipper's idea of buying low and...

I like hedgeclipper's idea of buying low and selling high. Yard sales - sometimes stuff goes dirt cheap. At the end of the year, residential sidewalks near universities are often lined with...
02-25-15, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,950
Posted By marynurse

Ah, now I see why all the conversation about...

Ah, now I see why all the conversation about steel. It's not clear from the progression that wood had been ruled out.
02-25-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,950
Posted By marynurse

Interim summary: OP doesn't have big bucks to...

Interim summary: OP doesn't have big bucks to sink into this project if the wood posts will do, and no one has disagreed about the cracks. The cracks are normal and do not affect the strength of the...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By marynurse

Thanks, XSleeper.........

Thanks, XSleeper.........
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Views: 1,600
Posted By marynurse

I'm no expert on trusses, but I have cleared...

I'm no expert on trusses, but I have cleared mildew easily by wiping with half bleach/half water when it appeared on a wall which had boxes stacked against it (and it never came back after I moved...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By marynurse

Surgery nurses have the same problem every day...

Surgery nurses have the same problem every day with masks and eyeglasses. Take a drop of liquid soap (or wet your fingers and rub on soap bar very well) and smear it all over the "lenses". Then use...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By marynurse

Re mold: I ought to have included the obvious,...

Re mold: I ought to have included the obvious, which is the risk of live mold spores causing mold to grow inside your warm, moist, dark lungs. Much harder to cure than most bacterial invaders.
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02-20-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By marynurse

Like a track for a folding closet door, or for...

Like a track for a folding closet door, or for the screen panel on a patio door, or for a barn door?? Don't know if any of them come that small, or might be suitable.
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By marynurse

Why shelves only 7" apart? OK for gloves & hats,...

Why shelves only 7" apart? OK for gloves & hats, kind of small for out-of-season boots.
02-20-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By marynurse

Yes, trees and bushes. Don't go off...

Yes, trees and bushes. Don't go off half-cocked, get good advice first - not at a big box store! Call your County Extension Agent - well educated and super-familiar with your area. No obligation,...
02-19-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,459
Posted By marynurse

Good job! Nice feedback, thanks.

Good job! Nice feedback, thanks.
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Views: 2,119
Posted By marynurse

Sometimes there are ads in that same kind of...

Sometimes there are ads in that same kind of catalog for bath mitts with a compartment to just put the soap ends into, then you wet the mitt and use it (and its soapiness) instead of a new bar of...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By marynurse

Working on mold removal isn't just a matter of...

Working on mold removal isn't just a matter of allergies. The inhaled dust settles into your lung tissue, along with dust from city air or sawdust or coal dust, whatever, and eventually can clog...
02-17-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,469
Posted By marynurse

Sorry, wasn't clear enough. I don't want to...

Sorry, wasn't clear enough. I don't want to mislead anyone!

The blankets wrapped to make her cocoon are her blankets - those small, lightweight baby blankets that are used on her every day. ...
02-16-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,469
Posted By marynurse

Actually, 66 is very doable with a baby. She...

Actually, 66 is very doable with a baby. She should wear a bunny suit (so she can't kick it off when moving) then be wrapped in several layers of her blankets (the layers trap air which insulates...
02-15-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By marynurse

Ceramic tile is hard on your feet if you stand...

Ceramic tile is hard on your feet if you stand there much. ........ Any way of confining the dog - small bathroom or his dog crate, dark, w/ comfy blanket? That way he can go to sleep till you get...
02-13-15, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By marynurse

Since I don't know much about it myself, I just...

Since I don't know much about it myself, I just searched "tree grafting" online and found a ton of info. It's mostly instructions on techniques and timing. This is the right time of year (winter to...
02-09-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,267
Posted By marynurse

Re not needing CPAP any more: if you are able to...

Re not needing CPAP any more: if you are able to lose enough weight, you might well test normal (i.e., don't need it).

IMO, some of the weight lost by going on CPAP is because you feel better so...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By marynurse

I've lived with wood stairs with and without...

I've lived with wood stairs with and without landings, very easily. In fact, since carpet reduces the depth of the tread by just a little bit, I sometimes feel uneasy on carpeted stairs with my big...
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By marynurse

Sounds like a clean floor to me. Someone must be...

Sounds like a clean floor to me. Someone must be doing spot wipe-ups of spilled food, etc. Also sounds like the floor finish keeps the dirt loose rather than letting it stick well - so the vacuum...
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By marynurse

Microsoft Password

I have Windows 8.1 and no problems with it but I like to stay up to date, so I want to sign up to get the free upgrade to Windows 10 when it comes out. Problem is: either I never had a password for...
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By marynurse

Old pine can be very durable - tons of old houses...

Old pine can be very durable - tons of old houses have pine flooring, I'm acquainted with old pine rafters so hard that you can't pound a nail into them. Worth doing, in my amateur opinion.
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Views: 4,584
Posted By marynurse

No, normally water well would be separate from...

No, normally water well would be separate from and ABOVE the septic area - for at least 150 years ever since water-borne bacteria were definitively seen to cause disease.

I'm not sure there...
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