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06-27-07, 08:08 AM
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Views: 1,009
Posted By Family Guy

Cut it open huh? Not sure I've got the nerve to...

Cut it open huh? Not sure I've got the nerve to do that, may be best left to those who know what's on the other side.
I left if off for about 2 1/2 hrs this morning, I hope that's enough to thaw it...
06-27-07, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By Family Guy

Cleaning coils and my situation

I figured this forum would be hopping!

I've read some threads, it sounds like my problem is common, but I need more information.
When you say "clean the coil", where is that? Does that just mean...
08-25-05, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,355
Posted By Family Guy

1/4" sounds pretty thin, is that strong enough to...

1/4" sounds pretty thin, is that strong enough to walk across to access parts of the attic? Not high traffic by any means, I rarely go up there, but I want to be able to stand on it to swap...
08-24-05, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By Family Guy

No, not feeling lucky when it comes to something...

No, not feeling lucky when it comes to something this expensive to fix. That's why I came to the pro's. ;)
Thanks for the feedback!
08-24-05, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,355
Posted By Family Guy

For me, I'm just talking about light duty storage...

For me, I'm just talking about light duty storage like everyone has (christmas decorations etc). Also, flooring is to help me access parts of the attic I need to be able to get to, like the attic fan...
08-23-05, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By Family Guy

We don't have hard water here, I don't think...

We don't have hard water here, I don't think there would be any kind of buildup (wouldn't be using often enough for that anyway). Compared to the amount of rain we get, I don't think that would be an...
08-23-05, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By Family Guy

Helping the a/c with a misting system?

Need input!
For the hottest days only, like lately, not for full time use.
I've seen misting systems, like used at playgrounds or even irrigation for about $40 with 4 water jets. It's a pretty...
08-23-05, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,355
Posted By Family Guy

Can I piggyback with a similar question? ...

Can I piggyback with a similar question?

What type of boards should I put down to be sufficient for walking on? Should it be plywood vs. particle board, and should it be 3/4", 1" or what? Not for...
08-21-05, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By Family Guy

Seems to be off again, not cutting back on. I...

Seems to be off again, not cutting back on. I popped the bottom of the motor and it cut on and went a while. Cut off and it's not going at all. Looks like I need a fan. It's 13" across, blade tip to...
08-21-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By Family Guy

Intermittant attic fan...just replaced the t-stat

This was going on before, and eventually the fan just quit working. I assumed it was the thermostat going out. The fan quit running, making it HOT in here (MS summers are brutal enough anyway). I...
08-10-05, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,828
Posted By Family Guy

All I can contribute is that I'm in MS and I...

All I can contribute is that I'm in MS and I killed 3 of them last winter, 1 was several years old. Wrapping them in cold weather wasn't enough, and it was barely 32*.If you do try them, keep them...
08-07-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By Family Guy

Great info, thanks. I'll probably go back and...

Great info, thanks. I'll probably go back and find a few other shoots to hedge my bets, but I think I'll experiment with the cuttings too, just for the heck of it. :D
08-07-05, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By Family Guy

I tossed the oleander, but the other one. I have...

I tossed the oleander, but the other one. I have planted 2 suckers, about 6" high with about a 6" length of the root they grew out of, in some potting mix and also the branch cuttings. Should I put...
08-05-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Family Guy

What about newspaper? Does that really work?...

What about newspaper? Does that really work? Disintegrates after a while, but supposedly kills off the weeds before that. Sure would be cheaper, I've been using the black plastic roll out "fabric"...
08-05-05, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By Family Guy

Doing a little more searching, that Oleander...

Doing a little more searching, that Oleander looks exactly like it. Going to have to chunk that in the trash unfortunately.

http://www.caf.wvu.edu/~forage/library/poisonous/page10.htm

Looks...
08-05-05, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By Family Guy

Ok, well, my memory combined 2 plants into 1. ...

Ok, well, my memory combined 2 plants into 1. :wall:

I did make some cuttings, with fresh growth on the end and also some suckers from the 2nd plant. I could use any help on getting started...
08-05-05, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By Family Guy

I don't think there's any way I could get that...

I don't think there's any way I could get that info from Entergy. I can barely get them out to change street light bulbs. :D

I looked up that flowering pear bradford. That's the right shape, but...
08-05-05, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By Family Guy

Help identifying a particular shrub/tree, and propogate it?

There are some bushes/trees I see on the way to work that I really like. In early Summer, they bloomed nicely and for a long time. I have NO IDEA what they are. They are actually planted at a fenced...
06-11-05, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By Family Guy

Thanks for the help. I tilled up the clay, over...

Thanks for the help.
I tilled up the clay, over a foot down, then tilled in a few bags of peat moss, a leftover bag of old cedar mulch, ground up leaves well as topped with soil. Whatever I had to...
06-11-05, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By Family Guy

Is 8" the minimum to achieve good weed control? I...

Is 8" the minimum to achieve good weed control? I put in a new flower bed, but the mulch is thin in places, so I know I need more. Is that what I should shoot for?
*I did put the black fabric...
06-07-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,614
Posted By Family Guy

Trimming a japanese pencil holly shrub

Hope I got that name right, but you get the idea. It's like a boxwood leafed, very narrow shrub that the limbs grow straight up. We have 3 in a row along a wall, about 5-6' apart. Due to the flow of...
05-09-05, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By Family Guy

Thanks for the reply! I know the lantana,...

Thanks for the reply!

I know the lantana, I'm from Clinton and everyone in my family has them. Guess I could give them a shot too. This side of the house faces East, has sun from morning until...
05-09-05, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By Family Guy

Flowerbed in dry soil/clay spot

Need some advice here.

Background: In my front yard I've got 3 grown trees, fairly close together in a triangle formation. In the middle, the ground is always dried out--and there's a lot of clay...
03-08-05, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,773
Posted By Family Guy

Not my area, so I can't comment on that. Hoping...

Not my area, so I can't comment on that. Hoping that one day we'll have a tax question forum. Maybe there's a pro around here that will chime in.
01-28-05, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,903
Posted By Family Guy

If you weren't married at the end of 2004 you...

If you weren't married at the end of 2004 you can't. When you're married, if she isn't working, you can claim head of household.

Talk to a tax advisor, which I'm not, but you can't claim another...
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