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01-20-10, 07:27 AM
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Views: 918
Posted By brettbh

Water leak causing some type of growth

We moved a bookcase yesterday to finish a project and found this behind it. I know the cause was an ice dam and excessive moisture behind the wall, I have removed the dam and cleared the gutter.
My...
09-03-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,170
Posted By brettbh

http://www.mwicomponents.com/ Don't know if...

http://www.mwicomponents.com/

Don't know if they will be cheaper but they put out a good product.

After going deeper into the website you provided, MWI is a supplier to that web site.
08-26-08, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 27,056
Posted By brettbh

We did a 2 acre bass pond a few years back. I...

We did a 2 acre bass pond a few years back. I came across pondboss.com and went to the forum section. There is a incredaible cross section of pond aficinado's with a deep knowledge of large ponds....
08-15-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263,102
Posted By brettbh

Our local highschool has a building class that...

Our local highschool has a building class that puts together two or three sheds per year and sells them at cost of lumber. Great value and pretty well put together.
08-15-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,462
Posted By brettbh

You can overcome the pressure thing pretty...

You can overcome the pressure thing pretty easily. The problem with free falling water is that the smaller the droplet the more it will wander (walls, floor, furniture) which is why most fountains...
04-03-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By brettbh

Outdoor Hot Water

I would like to have access to hot water through an outside spigot for both rinsing the kids and the dog after swiming in a nearby pond. Whats the best way to do that to maintain temp control? Wanted...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By brettbh

Farmhouse wood floor

I am redoing the floor in my kitchen and we are going for a farmhouse look. Can I use 6 inch wide pine planks, painted, sealed and distressed? The kitchen is a high traffic area and we have kids so I...
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By brettbh

LED Spot Brightness

I have installed a feature at the end of my driveway and I'm looking at including address signage. We are in a rural location and the end of the drive is a few hundred yards from the house so I was...
10-09-06, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,920
Posted By brettbh

Clean landscape boulder

We found several boulders on our property and installed them in a feature at the entrance of our driveway.
I have taken a brush and water to clean but I'm not satisfied. The stone still has that...
05-31-06, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,903
Posted By brettbh

Cohabitat

I have chosen to cohabitate with the turtles and so far so good. Since the pond has filled back in with water I have not seen any of the large ones (close in size to a seat cushion on a couch) but...
03-27-06, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By brettbh

Thankyou for the reply. I found the discussion...

Thankyou for the reply.
I found the discussion in an earleir thread concerning crawlspaces that went indepth (note to self, remember to search discussions prior to post). Additional question: Will...
03-20-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By brettbh

Insulation under floor

3/4's of my house is built over a finished basement. My master suite and office is built over a crawl space that I can just about stand up in. It has a dirt floor with two openings (one on North and...
12-07-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,694
Posted By brettbh

Farm Pond ice free

I have a pond that is @ one and a half acres and ranging in depth up to 35 feet deep. I would like to keep a small section of the pond from freezing until mid January.
I live in the Northwest...
Replies: 8
Views: 4,005
Posted By brettbh

DSL is unfortunatly not available and DirectTV...

DSL is unfortunatly not available and DirectTV can be extremely expensive when hooking up more than a couple of TVs.
There is a chance that regular cable will be availabe in the next 10 months with...
Replies: 8
Views: 4,005
Posted By brettbh

I live in a rural environment and receive cable...

I live in a rural environment and receive cable through a "line of sight" transmitter. Costs a fortune to have a cable guy do anything inside the house and if I choose to go that way, I wanted an...
Replies: 8
Views: 4,005
Posted By brettbh

one cable line, multiple tvs

I have just moved into a house with 7 tv's and one cable coming into the house. The previous owner achieved this by using multiple two and three splits with some other hardware that looks like signal...
Replies: 8
Views: 18,334
Posted By brettbh

I have two seperate doors. Is there a way to set...

I have two seperate doors. Is there a way to set it up where the light will come on from either door or would I have to go with two?
Replies: 8
Views: 18,334
Posted By brettbh

Thanks for the feedback. I have checked my...

Thanks for the feedback.
I have checked my motor mounting and it is stable throughout the range of motion, so I don't think vibration is the culprit. Two of the bulbs blowen were the heavy duty GE...
Replies: 8
Views: 18,334
Posted By brettbh

Garage Door Opener blowing Lighbulbs

We had two new door openers installed in July and the installation company has gone out of business.
My problem is that each opener has gone through two bulbs each since installation and the second...
09-27-05, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,903
Posted By brettbh

Snaping turtles

A pond on my property is being dredged and recontoured. It has been drained and we have discovered a colony of snapping turtles, several which are 17 to 20 inches from shell edge to shell edge....
09-27-05, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,004
Posted By brettbh

Dial style hose end spreader

How accurate is the dial style hose end sprayer? My father in law suggested to use one to apply liquid fertilizers or insecticides to my yard. The type he gave me is simple, just pour the concentrate...
07-22-05, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,891
Posted By brettbh

It's an awning that is held in place by tension...

It's an awning that is held in place by tension wires. The material is made from sail cloth. Obvoiusly not a year round option for my area, I was intrested in wind loads and if anyone had any...
07-18-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,891
Posted By brettbh

Shade Sail

My wife has asked me to look into installing a sail shade over our back porch. Does anyone have any suggestions or websites that could detail the pros and cons as well as loads for these products?
...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,305
Posted By brettbh

Simplicity Regent

I have a Simplicity Regent riding lawn mower and would like to add a bagging attachement or mulching option. Is there a less expensive way of adapting generic parts to fit this model or do I have to...
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By brettbh

Lawn Tractor with Snowblower

I live in NW Iowa and just purchased an acreage with a 100 yard drive. I am looking for advice in purchasing a lawn tractor with a snow blower attachment. Does anyone have a preference on horsepower...
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