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Today, 08:07 AM
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Posted By joecaption

You keep saying fuses, but it sounds like you...

You keep saying fuses, but it sounds like you have circuit beakers instead.
08-02-20, 09:04 PM
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Views: 110
Posted By joecaption

Got a royal mess there. Those sills should have...

Got a royal mess there.
Those sills should have been air sealed with 2" blue foam and expanding foam to fill any gaps.
Sure looks like there's some moisture issues happening from the outside,...
08-02-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By joecaption

Tile is a one shot deal, done wrong it it will...

Tile is a one shot deal, done wrong it it will fail.
1/4" under layment would be useless!
There is no need for 1/2" cement board on a floor, it adds 0 strength!
When I'm faced with what your...
08-02-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By joecaption

NO! And if that's what he suggest I would not...

NO!
And if that's what he suggest I would not let him back in the house!
What you have now is to weak and there's going to be cupping, 1/4" would just mirror all the flaws.
And Luan is full of...
08-02-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By joecaption

https://www.wallpaperwarehouse.com/product-details...

https://www.wallpaperwarehouse.com/product-details/Faux-Linen-1301910-Wallquest-Wallpaper/1594395249YVTFIURD
08-01-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By joecaption

There are no pictures in your post. ...

There are no pictures in your post.
Waterproofing needs to be done on the outside, not the inside.
08-01-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By joecaption

A toe nail is a nail driven in at an angle. If...

A toe nail is a nail driven in at an angle.
If it makes you feel better you could drive in blocking that would get the rafter to sit straighter and hold it in place but that not going to fix the...
08-01-20, 09:02 AM
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Views: 200
Posted By joecaption

Not likely that's what's causing the leak, but...

Not likely that's what's causing the leak, but there is something wrong there, I'm not seeing a single toe nailed nail to hold the rafters in place.
Post some pictures up on the roof so we can see...
08-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By joecaption

If this door was hung correctly there should have...

If this door was hung correctly there should have been at least flashing as a minimum under the door, up the sides and also covering up that exposed sub-flooring, better still there would have been a...
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Views: 94
Posted By joecaption

https://www.concrobium.com/how-to-fight-mold/where...

https://www.concrobium.com/how-to-fight-mold/where-is-your-mold/basements-crawlspaces/?utm_id=bi_cmp-384719647_adg-1297423953142802_ad-81089049201357_kwd-81089137524628:loc-4125_dev-c_ext-_sig-d01e9ca...
07-29-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By joecaption

Wrong time of year to be doing anything except...

Wrong time of year to be doing anything except cutting the lawn.
If there's not enough top soil you can not expect much to grow.
07-29-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By joecaption

Go on this website and see what the pros suggest....

Go on this website and see what the pros suggest.
https://www.scotts.com/en-us
I'm with Pilot on this one.
Some of those so called "lawn treatment" company's do not make a dime unless they show up...
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Views: 202
Posted By joecaption

There should be an o ring that can replaced. ...

There should be an o ring that can replaced.
Remove that tape so we can see what you have better, it may be able to be taken apart from the top side.
07-27-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By joecaption

Cut the paint line with a utility knife, then tap...

Cut the paint line with a utility knife, then tap in a 5 in one scrapper has always worked for me.
No clue why anyone would use just a 1" knife.
The tracks never should have been painted, but if...
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Views: 190
Posted By joecaption

I'd just spray some total vegetation killer, then...

I'd just spray some total vegetation killer, then lay out some 12 X 12 landscape blocks.
07-27-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By joecaption

Untreated steel nails are going to rust out in no...

Untreated steel nails are going to rust out in no time when in contact with copper treated wood.
Only use ACQ approved nails.
07-23-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By joecaption

I'd do as XSleeper suggest, as well as add a sill...

I'd do as XSleeper suggest, as well as add a sill pan.
To late now, but when I install a new door I buy one with flat jambs, and buy the newer doors that use a composite material at the bottom of...
07-19-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By joecaption

Why are you not just replacing it with a new...

Why are you not just replacing it with a new microwave that would cover it all up?
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Views: 169
Posted By joecaption

I agree and would not waste my time trying to fix...

I agree and would not waste my time trying to fix it.
I'd just replace it with a Schlage brand knob and be done with it.
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By joecaption

I'd want to get that fan running again. It's...

I'd want to get that fan running again.
It's far more common to see a fan like that wired to a switch someplace, not hard wired.
If there is no switch, I'd be adding one to make it easier to...
07-16-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 268
Posted By joecaption

Why not just vent the new fan it out the roof or...

Why not just vent the new fan it out the roof or side wall?
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By joecaption

I went through a year of hell trying to deal with...

I went through a year of hell trying to deal with Briggs 2 years ago on a 6 hp engine that came on a brand new DR lawn and leaf vac.
As you may be alluding to they had used a plastic gear to run the...
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By joecaption

If your 100% sure it's been screwed out all the...

If your 100% sure it's been screwed out all the way a simple wiggle and pulling it straight down and it should just fall out.
Your did shut off the water supply first, right?
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By joecaption

There just is no "patching" this one. There's...

There just is no "patching" this one.
There's some real prep issues that where never done under the slab causing this one.
That picture sure does not look like it was a minimum of 4" thick for a...
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By joecaption

If they think that's exceptable, then they need...

If they think that's exceptable, then they need to go!
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