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11-24-18, 04:21 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Thanks

I appreciate responses. I didnt budget for new furnace as the hvac company that services it said its in good condition. I am an insulation fool. I've rehabbed 5 houses and add as much insulation as...
11-22-18, 10:56 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Thanks. I believe it is 76,500 btus. Furnace isnt...

Thanks. I believe it is 76,500 btus. Furnace isnt to old, sticker says 92.1 efficiency. I didnt include model as i can't get panel open. I changed air filter as several sites suggested that could be...
11-22-18, 06:42 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Furnace cycling too much?

Just bought a fixer upper. 1,100 sq feet of drafty windows and no insulation and some exterior walls which are partially insulated, but not sheetrocked yet... Its 10 degrees f and windy. Heat set at...
09-07-14, 12:11 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Thanks! I appreciate your responses! I'm ready...

Thanks! I appreciate your responses! I'm ready to get started! (and for me getting started means I'm half finished)
09-07-14, 12:07 PM
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Posted By kathie659

I believe they are primed from factory - but I...

I believe they are primed from factory - but I was told they needed primer...

They are panel doors
09-07-14, 11:45 AM
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Posted By kathie659

Thanks, I think I'll brush/roll cellar door and...

Thanks, I think I'll brush/roll cellar door and make a decision as to whether to spray others....
09-07-14, 09:42 AM
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Posted By kathie659

Painting exterior steel doors

Okay next project - I have steel panel (smooth - no "grain") exterior doors,

Can I roll or brush them? or do i need to spray them?

Do they need to be primed?

What is best exterior paint? I...
09-07-14, 09:38 AM
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Posted By kathie659

Painting textured masonite doors (interior)

I have several unpainted masonite doors. They've never been painted. I realize I will need to remove them all to paint them, however, the big box guy said i need to sand and spray them. They do have...
03-16-14, 06:07 PM
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Posted By kathie659

HELP !! Need crib bolts

My highly hormonal daughter is torturing me (mentally) because I lost some of the crib bolts......

They are bronze, the length (50mm) and I think its a M6 - I dont know what the M6 indicates...
01-06-14, 02:58 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Warm air system - no place for filter.

I took an HVAC course (night school). I eventually hired the instructor to install a new warm air furnace system. BIG MISTAKE

My thermostat started blinking "change filter". Checked furnace -...
10-01-13, 11:43 AM
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Views: 671
Posted By kathie659

thanks!

Ok I'll clean it out & see what happens...
10-01-13, 08:12 AM
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Posted By kathie659

Pilot stays lit for days then goes out

Hi, I have a gas fireplace, one year old. I shut pilot off for the summer. Last week I had no problem lighting it (3 - 4 "clicks" started up and stayed lit). Noticed a few days later it had gone...
04-08-13, 04:30 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Farmers remedy - rats

BTW the wooden rat traps (which are larger versions of the typical mouse traps) also work in the bucket - the bucket of course needs to be secured so as not to tip over..

Yes my dad had a high...
04-08-13, 12:39 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Wink Old Farmers remedy for rats

My dad used to put various food scraps in a 5 gallon bucket and than set a metal foothold (tiny bear trap looking thing)trap in the bucket also. He swears the rats would jump in and get caught! My...
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Posted By kathie659

Thanks

I appreciate the answers - and wouldnt have known to take the film off
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Posted By kathie659

How do I store a stainless steel sink?

I have a very large deep under mount sink. I also have a granite counter top that was cut to size for this sink (of course). I recently purchased the identical sink so that when it needs replacing...
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Posted By kathie659

I realize that - bur right now there are no...

I realize that - bur right now there are no door.....two car garage - used for 1 car and storage of lawn mower, kayaks, et
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Posted By kathie659

Thanks

I will visit - the local farm/tractor store Yup we have those here! I'll tak a look at the hinges....see what i can come up with - thanks!
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Posted By kathie659

DIY garage doors?

I have 8x8 openings in my garage - would like to put a "sliding" type door (like barn type) or hinged doors. Is there any good way to do this or do I need to just bite the bullet and buy garage...
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Posted By kathie659

Hmmm maybe put the new rafter in place...

Hmmm maybe put the new rafter in place (unattached) and support it before i lift 2 x 4's,,,,
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Posted By kathie659

Help! Sagging garage roof - will this work?

I have a 20 x 26 garage. Past owner replace some roof rafters with 2 x 4's, roof is sagging in areas with 2x4's (3 areas) I was wondering if i "lift" the 2x4 to correct position and sister the...
11-27-11, 01:34 PM
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Posted By kathie659

Thanks - your experience with several mfg. helps!

Thanks - your experience with several mfg. helps!
11-22-11, 07:17 AM
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Views: 7,327
Posted By kathie659

Ok my brother in CA used pergo and was very...

Ok my brother in CA used pergo and was very happty with in - my brother in NJ thought bamboo was better and honestly it didn't scratch at all - really a shame the material started "failing" on short...
11-22-11, 07:14 AM
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Views: 7,327
Posted By kathie659

I'm in NE Pennsylvania - ceramic is cold - doubt...

I'm in NE Pennsylvania - ceramic is cold - doubt i could afford a "heated" floor. My house is old and there is a little movement in the floor (deflection) . So between my moms request, the cold and...
11-22-11, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,327
Posted By kathie659

My mom (90) moved in with me when my dad died. ...

My mom (90) moved in with me when my dad died. She asked that I not get ceramic.... How long has your ikea flooring been down? there is an Ikea about an hour away - if i could get Good flooring I...
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