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08-31-20, 06:44 AM
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Thanks a bunch for the responses guys....

Thanks a bunch for the responses guys. Interesting solution Zorfdt. Just to clarify, the key is to be able to get warm water through our garden hose out to our patio on the main floor (which is where...
08-29-20, 10:43 AM
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How best to attach garden hose to non-threaded faucet?

Hi All,

We recently replaced our vanity, sink and faucet in our half bath on the main floor. We are happy with the result except for one key thing - we can no longer attach our garden hose to the...
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Modifying Cabinets to Accommodate Double Oven?

Hello all,

I am looking to replace our existing microwave/oven combo with a double oven. The new double oven is the same width as the microwave/oven combo, but a bit longer. So much so, that I...
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Views: 1,179
Posted By pittpanther

Concrete Walkway to Porch Steps Transition

Good morning all,

Our front concrete walkway has sunken a bit, creating a fairly big gap with our front porch steps. What is the best way to close this gap?

Thanks!
09-23-13, 10:12 AM
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Views: 8,653
Posted By pittpanther

Thanks all for the responses. Looks like we will...

Thanks all for the responses. Looks like we will be renting a skid steer with a mulcher attachment. Will be me first time operating one - can't wait!
09-15-13, 02:02 PM
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Seeking Advice on Brush Clearing to Plant Grass/Sod

Hello all - after living in our home for almost 10 years, my wife and I finally motivated ourselves to start clearing some of the brush from behind our house. Ideally, we would like to plant grass...
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Posted By pittpanther

Thank you both for the replies. guy48065 - I did...

Thank you both for the replies. guy48065 - I did as you advised, and found the same situation! The water was only a couple of inches from the top (which would explain why I wasn't hearing...
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No Water In Sump Pit Despite Heavy Rains

Hello all - we have noticed that our sump pump is not running during these heavy rains. We have a battery back-up sump pump, and I verified that it is operational. When I checked it out, I also...
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Cleaning and Repairing Paver Walkway

Hello all - we have a paver walkway in the front of our home that was installed about 5 years ago now. It was cleaned and protected about 3 years ago using Techniseal (Efflorescence Cleaner and Wet...
11-14-11, 08:36 AM
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Posted By pittpanther

Spring Hinges for Interior Door to Basement?

Hello all - we have a light interior door that leads to our basement:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6224/6344749706_6920f64437_z.jpg

We would like to have it automatically close - like the...
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Views: 6,571
Posted By pittpanther

Thanks for the reply xsleeper - how should I make...

Thanks for the reply xsleeper - how should I make the connection to the GutterGuard? Just cut a hole in it to accommodate the connecting elbow?
08-09-10, 09:17 AM
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Views: 18,569
Posted By pittpanther

Quick update - I wound up re-grouting the porous...

Quick update - I wound up re-grouting the porous sections, and re-caulked the surround while leaving the wheep holes open this time. Will provide an update in a year to let you all know how it works...
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How to Connect Upper Gutter Downspout to Lower Gutter?

Hello all - last year we had GutterGuard installed on our gutters, and for the most part it works very well. However, in any areas where an upper gutter downspout feeds a lower gutter, it tends to...
05-13-10, 04:54 AM
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Posted By pittpanther

Thanks for the response HeresJohnny... I do...

Thanks for the response HeresJohnny...

I do not have access to this wall from the rear (the exterior of the house is behind it). So should I pull up one of these decorator tiles (there are 2 that...
05-12-10, 08:24 AM
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Views: 18,569
Posted By pittpanther

Thanks for the response JazMan - that 2nd pic is...

Thanks for the response JazMan - that 2nd pic is the worst of it... most grout shows no cracking at all.

I did not see the backing material first hand... but the builder is NVHomes (Ryan) - and...
05-09-10, 04:07 PM
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Views: 18,569
Posted By pittpanther

Thanks again for the replies all - I have finally...

Thanks again for the replies all - I have finally dug in and researched this further. I think I am battling multiple issues. After close examination, it does appear that I have a bunch of small...
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Posted By pittpanther

Thanks for the response ecman - also just...

Thanks for the response ecman - also just realized I made this post in the wrong forum (sorry all!)
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Views: 1,464
Posted By pittpanther

Methods for Reparing Berber Carpet Snag

Hello all - we have a few snags in our berber carpet that have finally driven me to fix them (OCD kicking in!)

Here is a pic of what I am dealing with:
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08-08-09, 12:31 PM
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Views: 18,569
Posted By pittpanther

Thanks both for the responses (I was not...

Thanks both for the responses (I was not subscribed to the thread, so I just now stumbled onto them!)

To answer your question(s) - I am not sure what the tiles are bonded to. Based on our overall...
04-21-09, 02:40 PM
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Views: 18,569
Posted By pittpanther

Just wanted to follow up on this post... can...

Just wanted to follow up on this post... can anyone provide any guidance?

Thanks again!
04-03-09, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,569
Posted By pittpanther

Re-caulk/re-grout shower pan and tile help... (pic)

Hello all - we have a 4 year old home. Last year around this time, we re-sealed the seam between our shower pan and the tile because the original seam became quite moldy. We stripped the original...
01-08-09, 07:08 AM
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Views: 2,884
Posted By pittpanther

Thanks for the reply XSleeper. Makes sense. ...

Thanks for the reply XSleeper. Makes sense.

Along those same lines, is there a way to "tighten" the non-operating door when it is closed? You can see the top securing mechanism in the 3rd photo...
01-07-09, 07:09 AM
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Views: 2,884
Posted By pittpanther

How to Fix Drafty Storm Double Door?

Hello all - I have noticed a fair amount of cold air coming through our front storm doors. Upon further inspection, it is clear that the top part of the normal operating door (right) is not sealing...
07-17-06, 04:13 PM
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Views: 19,721
Posted By pittpanther

Infinite thanks Jan... the project is now...

Infinite thanks Jan... the project is now complete! Woohoo!

We searched high and low for an appropriate cap rail with a 3/16" rabbet cut, but to no avail. We did find the PGM Kits at Home...
07-08-06, 06:34 PM
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Views: 19,721
Posted By pittpanther

Thanks again for the great advice Jan. The...

Thanks again for the great advice Jan.

The beadboard is now painted, as well as the trim. When I got home from work tonight, I took a piece of the newly painted cap, and test fitted it to the top...
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