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thank you I know the new low voc alkyd products I...

thank you I know the new low voc alkyd products I use for interiors (more experience there) are not what they used to be either. any issues with adherence on the old finish or with the new Azek?...
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thank you but can you explain why switch to...

thank you but can you explain why switch to latex? I've always understood that oil is the gold standard but I'm here cause I'm no expert!
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that may have been a mistake, but that is what we...

that may have been a mistake, but that is what we did. the cedar clap came factory primed in a medium grey. I believe the primer was oil based. and then yes we applied a Cabot's oil-based colored...
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Painting the outside

So I'm planning onpainting the exterior of my house and it;s been about 15 years since the last time, and looking for best practices and latest thinking. the house is a late 19th C one in Northern...
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its been bathed in Blaster for 36 hours now -- I...

its been bathed in Blaster for 36 hours now -- I feel like I'm marinating a turkey! its the entire front hub on a 4WD 2004 GMC Yukon. the hub holds the bearing and on these the entire hub is...
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thanks again all. I took everything off,...

thanks again all. I took everything off, including the bolts form the back that hold the hub, and did get a hammer to no avail. it simply did not more and is really frozen. seems it's not too unusual...
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thank you folks. I'm doing a completely new hub....

thank you folks. I'm doing a completely new hub. i just could not get it out! I'm sure a dealer or local shop knows how to get them out but I could not and couldn't find any tips/tricks on line that...
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replacing front hubs 2004 GMC Yukon

I've done just about everything else including the entire brake system from the MC back, but I can;t get the hubs out and fear I need to take to a dealer. How much should I expect to pay? I have the...
01-07-20, 02:16 PM
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No ideas?

no thoughts on this ? I gotta think someone has some experience with these critters!!
01-06-20, 03:51 PM
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PS my pic posted rotated 90 degrees...

PS my pic posted rotated 90 degrees counter-clockwise sorry!
01-06-20, 03:48 PM
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flying squirrels!!

I've got a pest problem and need some advice! First I live in Bergen County, NJ. I've had many flying squirrels in my attic over the years -- they're quite cute when they're not chewing! And I've...
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wow all great thx taking it all in!

wow all great thx taking it all in!
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how do you make a straight but uneven cut on a board?

this feels very basic like I should know it, but frankly I don't! I need a length of 5/4" pine that is 15/16" on one end and 1/2" on the other, so the strip will taper. In other words, the two...
11-18-19, 04:33 PM
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thx gentlemen appreciate the help!

thx gentlemen appreciate the help!
11-17-19, 06:47 AM
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flexible duct or periscope duct for Kitchen range hood?

I've got a kitchen range hood I'm installing over an electric range. the run for the duct will be very short -- perhaps 2' or less, and it's exiting right behind the range on an exterior wall. but...
10-27-19, 03:11 PM
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using a periscope duct for kitchen range?

I have a kitchen range thats going against an outside wall and using a top vent range hood. the range is electric not gas. the hood has to exit through the wall directly behind, but has to drop down...
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PS -- my thinking about a larger radiator in the...

PS -- my thinking about a larger radiator in the dressing room was that it would act as a heat source on the end of the bedroom opposite the other radiator? I understand your point tho that my logic...
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thank you! Setting aside my assumption on...

thank you!

Setting aside my assumption on the cause which is just that; nothing on the second floor has changed, other than the drop of 1-2 degrees we've noticed vs. the rest of the house which...
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any thoughts on this -- i did a drawing and...

any thoughts on this -- i did a drawing and everything ;)
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this is great thank you and also for the insight...

this is great thank you and also for the insight -- you've confirmed what I suspected. Bottom line i want impartial and trustworthy and these suggestions should do just that.
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Managing my hot water radiators

I've got an issue with the hot water radiators in my second floor bedroom, and while I think I have a solution I'd love to run it by you all and see what you think. I've attached a rough floorplan to...
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testing my well water!

Hopefully this is the right place to ask this question! I've got a well vs. town water and have lived here for over 25 years, but never actually tested the water. my bad, but better late than never...
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Any thoughts on tjis -- I'm going to pull up the...

Any thoughts on tjis -- I'm going to pull up the lines next and check it all out but no idea what would cause this.
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And lastly if I shut the valve after the pump but...

And lastly if I shut the valve after the pump but before the bladder it still runs on and will not build pressure against the shut valve -- doesnt that mean it's something on the intake end of the...
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PS the pump would typically shut off at 58lb. it...

PS the pump would typically shut off at 58lb. it would switch on at about 40 and run steady with a typical draw at 46-48 if i recall correctly.
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