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Thanks to all..............I will let the shrub...

Thanks to all..............I will let the shrub in front of grow taller, the rest of the siding is fine.
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Fill Fine Cracks In Exterior Cedar Siding

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I have this small area that has some fine...
10-07-20, 05:10 AM
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Posted By johnam

Andersen Narroline Window Conversion Kit

I have 1988 Andersen Narroline DH windows that I would like to replace. Has anyone used this conversion kit and is it good and worth the cost? Thanks for your input.
10-01-20, 04:49 AM
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Posted By johnam

This might apply to your blinds. ...

This might apply to your blinds.
https://cdn2.hunterdouglas.com/static/documents/horizontal-blinds-install-two-inch-plus_3.pdf
09-22-20, 04:48 AM
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Look inside the track. Each panel is connected...

Look inside the track. Each panel is connected with a carrier spacer. It seems to me that the one that's moving on the right is disconnected from the next panel or the connector is broken. This an...
08-24-20, 04:56 AM
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Posted By johnam

Norm you're from NY so you understand. I've...

Norm you're from NY so you understand. I've tried Scott Lawn Soil last year and it was 30% twigs, wood chips etc. I will look for Good Earth. Thanks
08-23-20, 12:06 PM
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Posted By johnam

Lawn Soil

Does Lowes or Home Depot sell any decent lawn soil, in bags, that is not full of bark, twigs and rocks? Any other that you can recommend? Thanks in advance.
08-17-20, 04:58 AM
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Snap the old one in the groove, cut off the flap...

Snap the old one in the groove, cut off the flap and then this might work. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Frost-King-E-O-84-in-x-1-87-in-Clear-Patio-Door-Weatherstrip-PD84CL/301403973
07-27-20, 02:04 PM
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Posted By johnam

Pilot Dane, you were right, "Good luck finding a...

Pilot Dane, you were right, "Good luck finding a decent sheet of treated plywood". Lowes has BC Pine ULX Exterior which I understand means that an adhesive has been used in the construction of the...
07-21-20, 05:09 AM
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Posted By johnam

If you don't know the manufacturer, many local...

If you don't know the manufacturer, many local glass shops can custom make or order replacement screens.
07-17-20, 12:58 PM
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Posted By johnam

I notice there are a few different TWS. Is there...

I notice there are a few different TWS. Is there one you recommend?
07-17-20, 07:25 AM
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Posted By johnam

Norm...I'm with you!! marksr, that's what...

Norm...I'm with you!! marksr, that's what thought to use since the solid stain started to peel over time.
07-17-20, 04:42 AM
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Your suggestions are "how to do it the right...

Your suggestions are "how to do it the right way"! I'm really looking to make something to last "my" lifetime...I'm 81. I have a plywood table now that I've gotten about 5 years of use. I used...
07-16-20, 11:28 AM
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Posted By johnam

Outdoor Work Table

I would like to make a 3' X 8' X 3/4" pressure treated plywood outdoor work table. What can I apply to preserve the top of the plywood and the edges? Thanks.
07-12-20, 04:44 AM
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Posted By johnam

Will this be a heated room? If it will continue...

Will this be a heated room? If it will continue to be a 3 season room, triple track storm windows will be a less expensive alternative.
07-05-20, 04:37 AM
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Posted By johnam

You can hide the damage and add beveled mirror...

You can hide the damage and add beveled mirror pieces to give the mirror a new look. Check out this link and go to to local glass shop to order. CRL Beveled Mirror Parts and Strips...
07-04-20, 05:16 AM
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Posted By johnam

Remove the mirror, apply mirror mastic and...

Remove the mirror, apply mirror mastic and reinstall leaving the clips. The mirror mastic will also prevent the mirror from falling in large pieces if it broke.
06-19-20, 06:43 AM
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Posted By johnam

Agree, Norm....but the straight cut with those...

Agree, Norm....but the straight cut with those corners might be easier for a DIY.
06-19-20, 04:46 AM
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Posted By johnam

A miter saw with a fine tooth plywood blade works...

A miter saw with a fine tooth plywood blade works fine. I assume you will be using rolled aluminum screen frame (thin) versus extruded (heavy). If you are going to use a handsaw and miter box, you...
05-20-20, 04:47 AM
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Posted By johnam

What you have on the mirror are "keyhole"...

What you have on the mirror are "keyhole" hangers. The head of the screw must go into the round hole and then slide the mirror down into the slot. This is not a good system since you must locate the...
05-18-20, 04:14 AM
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Posted By johnam

Don't waste your time, it won't last and will...

Don't waste your time, it won't last and will look horrible.
05-06-20, 05:05 AM
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Posted By johnam

The take-out clip is only used to remove the sash...

The take-out clip is only used to remove the sash or replace the balance. In repairing windows, in a pinch, I put in a screw, in place of the clip, leaving the head out about 1/4" to hold the...
04-23-20, 06:10 AM
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Posted By johnam

Small Animal Outdoor Sensor

Looking for sensor that will detect squirrels and woodchucks in my garden and scare them away.
04-14-20, 03:51 PM
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Posted By johnam

These look like “Expander or Flush Mount” storm...

These look like “Expander or Flush Mount” storm windows from the 50’s. To remove the entire window, there should be screws close to the exterior outer edges at the top & sides. Looks like a brick...
04-09-20, 05:21 AM
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Posted By johnam

The balance must be replaced, here's...

The balance must be replaced, here's how.https://www.milgard.com/video/how-balancer-replacement
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