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choosing exterior paint - red

My house was originally a barn. I recently had it re-sided with Hardieplank board and bat. I'd like to paint it a deep red or brownish red. I'm getting different information about which brand of...
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Small world. I live just south of Seattle. And...

Small world. I live just south of Seattle. And have a friend whose mom lived in the Matanuska Valley.. in Palmer. She was a kid and her family was one of the pioneers who did the homesteading.....
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Thanks for the reply and so much information! ...

Thanks for the reply and so much information! I've lived in my house 15 years and never been able to use the fireplace. During that time I've had power outages at least 12 of those winters. Some...
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wood stove vs insert

I had a fireplace with a very old heatilator that was unusable and unrepairable due to rust. A contractor removed the heatilator for me. Now I'm trying to choose between getting a freestanding...
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Posted By Bozette

I recently removed a heatilator and had a mason...

I recently removed a heatilator and had a mason install a new fireplace facing using cinderblock. I plan to tile over the cinderblock and the mason advised I use thinset. He also said NOT to get...
10-30-10, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Bozette

The contractor plans to put flashing behind the...

The contractor plans to put flashing behind the seams and he said the same thing about OSI Quad.. that's what he plans to use. I also have a call into a painter that's been recommended but wanted to...
10-30-10, 04:42 AM
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Posted By Bozette

Re-side the house in the fall?

I'd like to have my house resided. Currently it's aluminum lap siding that's old, loose in some areas and has oxidation. I'd like to replace it with a cement board product like Hardie Board. I...
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Posted By Bozette

Thanks Lefty. I'll check them out. I agree...

Thanks Lefty. I'll check them out. I agree about the more light the better in the part of the country.
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Posted By Bozette

Does the photo look like the panels are sitting...

Does the photo look like the panels are sitting on 2x4s? Those are actually 2x6 but I'll definitely check about code.

Thanks for the tip about the galvanized panels. I'll check them out. ...
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Posted By Bozette

A photo of the patio and a bit of the roof of the...

A photo of the patio and a bit of the roof of the house http://www.torrtech.com/House-Patio.jpg
The patio is 13 ft across, the covered area is about 20 long with 10 ft uncovered

Here's a closeup...
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Posted By Bozette

Here in cloudy Seattle some translucent would be...

Here in cloudy Seattle some translucent would be nice but my main priority is something that looks nice. It's a real eyesore now. if the camera battery is charged I should have some photos soon
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Posted By Bozette

Yes, the entire covered patio area has corrugated...

Yes, the entire covered patio area has corrugated panels for the roof. (part of the patio is uncovered). The wood rafters for the patio are attached to the facia on house and the corrugated panels...
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Posted By Bozette

Replacement for corrugated roof panels?

I have a patio with corrugated fiberglass roofing. The panels are old, look horrible, are loose so they rattle when it's windy and no surprise, they leak. Some of the rafters that support the...
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Posted By Bozette

Thank you! I hadn't noticed that page on their...

Thank you! I hadn't noticed that page on their site. Sounds like we just need time, more applications and buffing. It looks so good I don't mind doing that at all.
I appreciate the help!
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Posted By Bozette

Tried & True Varnish Oil

We stripped and sanded our kitchen cabinets to change to a lighter color. After the sanding we used Tried & True Varnish Oil. We're happy with the look and feel but have found a problem with water...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-24-09, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Bozette

I'll check for a brand and model. It was...

I'll check for a brand and model. It was installed 4 or 5 years ago with a new water heater. I don't mind having a new expansion tank installed when the other plumbing is updated. I just had no...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-24-09, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Bozette

Testing Expansion Tank on Water Heater

I had a plumber come to bid on replumbing the washer and laundry sink (due to remodelling, no problems with existing). He saw the expansion tank on my water heater and tested it by inserting...
02-17-08, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Bozette

Thanks. I'll do that. Wasn't sure it was even...

Thanks. I'll do that. Wasn't sure it was even an option.

Thank you
02-16-08, 08:06 AM
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Views: 1,280
Posted By Bozette

Direct Burial of Water/Electric

I recently had electricity installed in my detached garage. To do this they dug an 18" deep trench to run the wiring between my house and garage. That wiring is inside conduit.
Since I have this...
02-03-08, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Bozette

best bait for rat/mouse trap

Could someone recommend a good bait for a rat trap? I had an exterminator totally clean out the attic, block all openings they could find and spray an enzyme to kill the scent. Things were good for...
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Posted By Bozette

Choosing new blade for radial saw

I need to replace the dull blade on my radial arm saw. I don't use the saw alot but over the years it's been.. crosscut a range of boards from 1x2s to 2x10s, ripping plywood up to 1" thick and...
01-15-08, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Bozette

It's Square D. Recently installed to replace the...

It's Square D. Recently installed to replace the Zinsco. I hired an electrician to do that but was going to add the wiring to the detached garage and the sub panel with help of a friend
01-15-08, 09:46 AM
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Views: 1,252
Posted By Bozette

Thanks! Good to know

Thanks! Good to know
01-14-08, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Bozette

Brand of sub panels

When wiring a detached garage is a Siemens sub panel an okay brand? I know Square D is great but for a 60 amp sub panel my friend says Siemens is fine. Especially in a garage that won't have heavy...
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Posted By Bozette

Thank you all. I think I'll use the band clamps...

Thank you all. I think I'll use the band clamps to hold it while I nail (can borrow some) and keep it as square as I can, but rely on attaching the back to really get it square. Being a beginner I...
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