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Thanks for the information. My wife isn't the...

Thanks for the information. My wife isn't the greateast at keeping records so any amunition we have will help.
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Oil Sludge-like (sludge in engine)

My wife took her 2003 Toyota Highlander to the dealer a couple of days ago because smoke would come from the exhaust every once in a while. After taking a look at the car, the mechanic suggested we...
01-18-07, 03:16 PM
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Water Coming up Through Tub Drain

There's not a whole lot that can go wrong with pipes, but I want to make sure I'm correct with my guess.

I have a 2-story house. The master bath is upstairs. The bathroom has 2 sinks. Whenever I...
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Cedar Roofing

Does anyone know of a site that would describe "in a nut shell" all I need to know about cedar shakes/shingles. I'm new in the roofing sales business and need to learn as much as I can about this...
09-25-06, 01:01 PM
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Posted By WmHeffernan

It's the beveled planks. Thanks for the response...

It's the beveled planks. Thanks for the response Ubob.
09-25-06, 10:45 AM
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Type/Size of nail to use on Cedar siding

Is there a reccomended nail size and type to use for cedar siding?

Thanks
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thanks for the response.

Thanks for the response.
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Seal Treated Lumber?

I built my deck out of treated lumber. I've had a couple/few people say I should seal it. Isn't one of the reasons for using treated lumber is to avoid/deter rotting from the elements? Should I seal...
09-21-06, 12:39 PM
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thanks for the response. I'll pick up some caulk...

Thanks for the response. I'll pick up some caulk on the way home.
09-21-06, 10:40 AM
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Appropriate Gap Filler

Instead of trying to figure this out in the hardware store, I thought I should post my question here.

I need to fill some gaps (up to 1/2 inch diameter, 1/4 inch depth and 18 inch length) between...
09-12-06, 07:25 AM
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Posted By WmHeffernan

What's type of hinge is this (name)?

I want to build my own windows for my son's tree house. I think this hardware would work well. Can someone tell me the technical name so I know what to ask for? I'm not sure this link will work,...
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thanks Dave. William

Thanks Dave.

William
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Refrigerator Gets Too Cold

About a month ago, my refridgerator started to get too cold. I've adjusted the temperature range, but seems to have no effect. Does a refriderator have a thermostat like other things that have to...
08-27-06, 10:45 AM
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thank you. That's good news. Now I can get back...

Thank you. That's good news. Now I can get back to work.
08-26-06, 10:15 PM
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Installing Tyvek House Wrap

I want to install Tyvek House Wrap to/around the sheathing of my son's tree house tomorrow. We just had rain tonight. Should I let the sheathing dry before installing the wrap, or is it okay to...
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thanks for the Advice

I appreciate the response.

William
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Skylight/Dome Between Rafters

I'm building a tree house/fort for my son. I want to install a dome on the roof. The base of the dome is wider than the space between my rafters. Will I compromise the integrity of the structure...
07-05-06, 06:13 AM
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thanks for the Advice

Thanks for the advice Larry and XSleeper.

Though you haven't seen the tree house XSleeper, I appreciate the acknowlegement of "all the work". My son is 10 years old and mowing lawns to earn money...
07-03-06, 09:10 PM
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Cedar Siding (question regarding installation)

I have nearly completed the construction of a tree house for my son. I used sheathing for the walls that is supposed to be protected from the weather. My intention was to nail the cedar siding...
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thanks for the Information

I'll give it a try tonight. I appreciate the suggestions.

William
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Lawn Mower Idles Up and Down

My lawn mower started idling up and down a couple of days ago. The up and down idling is constant. Idles up for about 1-2 seconds, and then back down for 1-2 seconds, then back up, etc. Can anyone...
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Ridge

I built a storage barn a couple of years ago and didn't use a ridge. I don't recall why I chose not to use one then. I built trusses and secured them plumb/square to the tops of the walls and nailed...
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Thanks for the Information

I appreciate all the input. Should make the project easier.
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Birds Mouth Calculator

Will this link (bottom right of page) give me what I'm trying to figure out? http://www.bradcosupply.com/lumber_math.aspx
I have no clue what I'm supposed to input to get my answer. I'm using 2 X 4...
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Posted By WmHeffernan

Notch at Bottom of Rafter

I apologize for not knowing all the terminology. I hope I can explain what I'm trying to accomplish anyway.

I built an 8 X 8 fort/tree house for my son. I want to put a roof on the structure. I'm...
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