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SDS hammer drill question

I need a new hammer drill and I'm thinking of buying a Bosch SDS. Should I need to, is it possible to use a chuck adaptor that would allow me to use the drill in a conventional manner to drill other...
12-04-10, 05:02 AM
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Smile Drywall patching

I'm trying to avoid using molding as I'm looking for a flush finish with the staircase.
12-03-10, 08:15 PM
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Drywall patching

I'm about to patch an area with drywall, but it will butt against the wooden staircase.
Can I tape and mud the joint between the drywall and wood - will the mud stick to the wood?
11-20-10, 07:15 PM
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Question Soundproofing stairs

My basement stairs were boxed in with hideous faux wood panelling. I've finally got round to ripping it out and intend to leave the area beneath the stairs open for shelving, just covering the...
10-30-10, 02:03 PM
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Thumbs up Hanging drywall around new receptacle

Makes sense to me now - thanks!
10-30-10, 01:11 PM
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Smile Hanging drywall around new receptacle

This may sound like a stupid question but I'm about to hang drywall where I have electrical receptacles. With the metal boxes for the receptacles sitting about a half-inch 'proud' of the framing (to...
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Question Leach field depth

Can anybody advise how I establish the depth of my septic leach field? I'm about to start work on a new deck and I'm worried in case I my digging for the posts damages anything. For reference, the...
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'01 Mazda Tribute rough idle

The problem started pretty much straight after the filter replacement and when the wether turned a little colder (not much colder, though)
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'01 Mazda Tribute rough idle

Everything is fine once the engine warms up. Throttle feels OK, too.
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'01 Mazda Tribute rough idle

We've just had a new fuel filter fitted (at Mr Lube) to our 2001 Mazda tribute V6 (188K on clock) and since then, when cold, the idle is very rough - to the point of stalling. The problem disappears...
09-06-09, 03:12 AM
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Twisted fence posts

Thanks for the advice, guys
09-05-09, 05:04 PM
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Unhappy Twisted fence posts

Last year, I installed a pressure treated wood fence with 4"x4" posts set in concrete. Over the summer, the sun has caused the posts to twist. They're fine at ground level, but towards the top,...
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Smelly drain

I'll give it a go, thanks!
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Smelly drain

Can anybody recommend a good drain cleaner for a smelly 'p' trap? I need to be careful with my choice of product as I have a septic system.
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria

In a collision, will the front passenger seat belt pretensioner fire if the seat is unoccupied? Thanks
06-16-09, 07:25 PM
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Inground pool skimmer leak

I have a vinyl-lined inground pool with a Jacuzzi skimmer. I've just repaired the line that runs from the bottom of the skimmer to the pump/filter but there is a second pipe running from the bottom...
12-08-08, 07:57 AM
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Water level dropping

I've just installed a new vinyl liner but won't be making cuts for the jets and skimmer until spring, when the ice thaws. The pool was part-filled to prevent cave-in but there was a slight leak...
10-26-08, 04:18 AM
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Thumbs up Need help - Hurricane Ike damages in-ground vinyl lined pool Reply to Thread

Sorry to hear of your bad luck. Although you obviously have a different climate to up here in Ontario, I would agree with the last post in that, as long as you don't have the pool drained for too...
10-18-08, 03:46 PM
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Leaky liner

I've just installed a new vinyl liner in my ingound pool and, while I was doing that, decided to dig out and install a new set of steps. Where the liner has been cut out to accommodate the steps,...
08-05-08, 07:58 PM
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Grouting slate tile

I've just layed slate tile and, although I've gone for a gap-less pattern with the tiles butted together, there are still a few tiny gaps between the tiles. These will have to be grouted but I've...
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Opinions please

That's something I'd never even thought of - thanks for the tip!
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Opinions please

I'm about to buy a new 42" LCD TV and I am down to two possibles. Although a lot will come down to individual preferences, I thought I'd ask -
Sharp Aquos or Sony Bravia?
07-20-08, 08:43 PM
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drywall screw problem

Hi, stupid question time. I'm drywalling a ceiling at the moment and I'm finding that although the screws appear to be biting into the joists, they stop just short of 'dimpling' the drywall. I'm...
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Direct vent gas insert

I have an old wood-burning fireplace (brick lined, with a chinney) that I have just uncovered after removing the old gas fire, fitted by the previous homeowner. I would like to install a direct vent...
06-22-08, 03:47 PM
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Unwelcome Garter snakes

A mongoose, Hmmmmm. Perhaps the mothballs might be a better starting point :)
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