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06-15-06, 08:17 AM
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tree rot, bugs, what to do?

I have a Saw Tooth Oak that appears to have some kind of rot or infestation at the healed wound of a removed limb. The wood inside the ring has begun to fall out exposing the inside of the trunk. I...
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yes we are using correct detergent and we do...

yes we are using correct detergent and we do leave the door open for drying. And I have wiped the boot out occassionally. but all of these seem like ways to lesson the effects of a design flaw. I...
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Kenmore HE3

Has anyone else had mold problems in their Kenmore HE3 washer? It has been an ongoing problem for us and given the recent Maytag class action suit for the same problem I was wondering if I was alone...
03-14-06, 06:50 AM
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Refinishing teak dining room table - help

I have a teak dining room table that need a lot of work. When we bought it my wife put furniture polish on it. Ever since any moisture has left rings and marks. I have since read that one should not...
03-08-06, 12:00 PM
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Views: 1,979
Posted By dfbeasley

Also doing a similar project and I am curious as...

Also doing a similar project and I am curious as to why premixed products are warned against.
02-28-06, 07:35 AM
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Views: 1,848
Posted By dfbeasley

Red face re: Ceramic tile around drain stack pipe- how to?

Well into the tiling of my laundry and have come to my first trouble spot. What is the best way to tile around my 5 inch drain stack pipe. I am using 12x12 ceramic tile. I tried to cut the tile in...
02-23-06, 11:33 AM
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Views: 2,445
Posted By dfbeasley

Thanks. I will try this for the sealed portion of...

Thanks. I will try this for the sealed portion of the floor.
02-23-06, 06:57 AM
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Views: 2,445
Posted By dfbeasley

Sorry for not being clear. We had an abatement...

Sorry for not being clear. We had an abatement company come in and remove the tile. We chose to leave the mastic in place and the company put some sort of clear sealant over it. Not sure exactly...
02-22-06, 11:15 AM
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Views: 2,445
Posted By dfbeasley

Thinset/ceramic over sealed mastic

I am getting rready to put ceramic tile in my laundry room. Just read on another post that there is nothing that needs to be done to the concrete floor to prepare it (other that a good cleaning). ...
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painting joists

I am in the process of trying to paint the joists in my laundry area. There are all kinds of exposed pipes 9water and gas) and electrical wirind, making a roller impossible and a brush difficult. ...
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Views: 4,069
Posted By dfbeasley

I'll give it a shot. Thanks.

I'll give it a shot. Thanks.
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Views: 4,069
Posted By dfbeasley

The area that I want to paint is in the...

The area that I want to paint is in the laundry/utility room. It does not have to be perfect, I just want to brighten it up a bit. Also the mastic is asbestos and I would rather not mess with it at...
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Views: 4,069
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painting basement floor

I am getting ready to paint the concrete floor in my basement. Part of it is plain concrete while some is covered in the old mastic from old asbestos tiling we had removed. The mastic has a coat of...
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Views: 670
Posted By dfbeasley

iMac Firmware Update

I recently purchased an older iMac G3 and need to upgrade the firmware in order to upgrade to OS X. Apparently I can get this Firmware update on the website. The question is which one of the updates...
11-11-05, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By dfbeasley

Cut to fit

Cut it to fit.

Score the line with razor on one side, snap it, and cut the paper along the seem on the other side. It doesn't need to fit perfectly as tape and mud can cover smaller gaps, but...
10-25-05, 12:43 PM
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Views: 4,433
Posted By dfbeasley

Bamboo stair threshold installation

I had someone install a tongue and groove bamboo floor in my kitchen. However he failed to install the threshold at the top of the stairs leading to my basement so I am left to do it myself. The...
10-20-05, 06:10 AM
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Views: 13,717
Posted By dfbeasley

For my approx. 750sq feet it was in the...

For my approx. 750sq feet it was in the neighborhood of $4500. They also added a drain outside my basement door and tapped my window wells into the system. Best money I have spent on the house...
10-19-05, 06:15 AM
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Views: 13,717
Posted By dfbeasley

We had the system installed a year ago and have...

We had the system installed a year ago and have been very happy with it so far. No water in the basement through several heavy heavy rains. It is a fairly disruptive contruction project - jack...
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Views: 1,009
Posted By dfbeasley

Kenmore dryer no heat

I have a Kenmore Elite front loading dryer that all of a sudden stopped producing heat. Other than that it runs fine. Could this be something I can fix myself or do I have to wait the 4 days and pay...
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Views: 1,332
Posted By dfbeasley

Dishwasher leaning back

I recently had a contractor reinstall my dishwasher and he set it leaning back slightly. I am not sure that this is correct but he said that it improves drainage. And he said that if there is ever...
08-16-05, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By dfbeasley

Good. But is ther some guideline as to how big...

Good. But is ther some guideline as to how big the header has to be - or will a 2X4 be adequate? I am thinking of doubling up the 2X4 for the header, and then doubling up the studs on either side. ...
08-16-05, 08:15 AM
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Views: 1,034
Posted By dfbeasley

working with a load bearing wall

Not sure if this is the correct forum for this question. I plan on building a interior window (view thru?) from my kitchen into my dining room. Size will be approximately 50in. X 30 in. The wall I...
08-09-05, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,188
Posted By dfbeasley

Is an Air Gap necessary?

Just waiting for countertop delivery for my new kitchen and it occurs to me that I didn't ask for a hole to be cut for an air gap for the dishwasher drain. I know they can do this on site, but was...
07-21-05, 06:12 AM
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Views: 5,164
Posted By dfbeasley

Kitchen soffit how to (Framing a soffit)

I am trying to build a bulkhead (soffit?) above my kitchen cabinets. there is a 4 1/2 inch space there. I would like it to extend out about 1/2 inch to be close to even with the doors. So the...
07-18-05, 11:36 AM
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Views: 2,816
Posted By dfbeasley

We had a similar problem that was rectified when...

We had a similar problem that was rectified when we put in a sump pump. They dug out the window wells, put a drain at the bottom, draining through the wall and into the french drain for the sump...
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