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nope, zero directions on the box on how long to...

nope, zero directions on the box on how long to wait to seal, even tried looking online. I just talked to someone at my job who said their guy filled then sealed, same day. I figure a couple days is...
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Sealing after filling cracks?

I did our smaller driveway a few weeks ago using just the big box residential stuff. For our bigger driveway I decided to use the rubber commerical melted rubber cube. Works well but how long should...
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I understand how to install the retaining blocks,...

I understand how to install the retaining blocks, Ive built a few of those walls now, always dig down and pour sand a gravel. Theyve lasted years now. Ive also done a couple mini patios and walkways...
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question about building a paver patio?

So I redid my decks a couple years ago (long project) and left one opening in the lower deck for an extra set of stairs I want to go down into my yard where I want to put a paver patio. Nothing huge...
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what kind of problem should I be looking for?

what kind of problem should I be looking for?
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I usually just call all the small heating vents...

I usually just call all the small heating vents coin vent interchangeably. It's just the small screw in vent.
Yup the 007. I know that's the water chamber but it's REALLY hot, like burns to the...
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Boiler question: replaced circulator

So my friend had no heat. At first I thought it was the thermostat since it's 100 year old Mercury one. I didn't jumper test it I just swapped it because it needs to be anyway. When that didn't work...
01-10-19, 05:40 AM
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replacement skylights?

Is this a thing. I have a rental that has to skylights that open. the larger of the two is becoming problematic and Id like to replace it honestly. I dont want to have to rip up roofing as the...
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I tend to open the boxes at the store and avoid...

I tend to open the boxes at the store and avoid the ones with them. It seems to be mainly a kohler thing as I installed a kohler in one of my units and it had them. to me the issue is the rubber...
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am I the only one who doesnt like that many...

am I the only one who doesnt like that many faucets come with supply lines built in now?
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oddly yes, I checked to see if anything had it...

oddly yes, I checked to see if anything had it clogged up, I blasted the body with water just in case, I spun everything, adjusted the temp setting just in case, and verified that the handle was...
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shower wouldnt turn off

A few years ago I put an aqua source (lowes brand) single handle shower valve in a tenants apartment. Luckily this is all exposed as its still currently for a claw foot tub.

The other day it just...
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well i grabbed a belt sander and 80 grit paper,...

well i grabbed a belt sander and 80 grit paper, hopefully this wont tear it up to bad. regardless which paint/stain I use, I would like to sand it a bit to clean it up.
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really, I actually love Behr paint. My pops was a...

really, I actually love Behr paint. My pops was a painter/taper for his entire life and only used benny moore but when he was helping me with my house and started using the behr Id buy he was...
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yeah I kind of had a feeling about that honestly....

yeah I kind of had a feeling about that honestly. I think Ill just go with the plan I made up just to at least test the stuff. Im so curious. Ill do the walk area (of course more high traffic) which...
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I prepped and restained a few years ago. I got...

I prepped and restained a few years ago. I got about a year of decency out of it before it started peeling and cracking. Of course we had the worst winter in YEARS that same season so I guess that...
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sanding/painting outside covered porch/deck

Im repainting my exterior deck with some of that restore epoxy'ish paint. I just want the wood to give me a few more years before I rip/replace. It reccomended two cleaners/strippers to use prior for...
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where are you located? Northeast? I say this...

where are you located? Northeast? I say this because of the 48" rule. As far as I know here you cant embed your posts in the concrete anymore. This might be why your concrete is breaking away. You...
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treating pressure treated deck joists?

I rebuilt my deck a couple years ago and the joists underneath seem to have a bit of mildew building up. I planned on breaking out the pressure washer with some simple green (or something of the sort...
05-23-18, 11:10 AM
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thanks guys, we check ourselves thoroughly after...

thanks guys, we check ourselves thoroughly after being outside. I was in some tall brush that day but it was odd one was in the washer before we put clothes in there so that freaked me out. ...
05-23-18, 05:10 AM
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ticks in house

we have no pets and rarely venture outside though this weekend we did do some yardwork, myself in multiple places.
Within the last couple days Ive found two adult, what I believe are, dog ticks IN...
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so basically not worth a dime?

so basically not worth a dime?
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dont the overhang of the cabinets actually sit on...

dont the overhang of the cabinets actually sit on the toekick? I figured a piece would sit under that to the floor and add some more stable frontal support and bind the cabinets instead of just being...
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Question; I was going to put on the kicker...

Question;

I was going to put on the kicker covers this evening or tomorrow. I was wondering if screwing a decent piece of 1x or ply strips to the front of the bases bottoms would also help sure...
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