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Thanks to all, I forgot I have some foam ??...

Thanks to all, I forgot I have some foam ?? noodle/backer ?? I used for another job a few years ago, if it seems I need something like that.. I just want it to look decent, not a sore thumb, but...
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Shower/tub caulking

Grout was used around our shower/tub. So the grout is cracking. So I'm going to remove the grout and caulk...I hate to caulk.

Does is matter how deep or wide the gap is? It's almost an inch...
06-01-20, 03:11 PM
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killing tree roots/suckers

I did use the search feature and read a discouraging discussion about killing tree roots. So I think I already know the answer...and what we did wrong.

Over a year ago a tree service removed our...
05-31-20, 05:33 PM
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Tape measure won't retract

I have an ORCO tape measure. It is encased in a rubber grip. It is not retracting easily. I can't access any screws to even try to fix it because of the rubber grip. When I push the rubber back as...
05-26-20, 05:03 PM
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Thanks, I was wondering about the ability to...

Thanks, I was wondering about the ability to "move and train them". I'm in the San Francisco Bay area. No idea if squash vine borers are in my area. My "how to" research did mention to watch for...
05-25-20, 03:12 PM
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Halloween pumpkins just for fun

This is just a maybe it kind of works, hopefully kind of fun, idea for me and the kids, Halloween pumpkins, (or just grow some pumpkins), I know we will buy our Halloween pumpkins at the store.

I...
05-14-20, 09:51 AM
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crocosmia tritona

I saw this pretty flowering crocosmia tritona "gold rush" at a nursery. Planted it about ??? 3 - 4 years ago. Okay so I'm a terrible gardener...after that I ignored it. All I remember the nursery...
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Never mind, we figured it out

Never mind, we figured it out
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Help with Kindle 10th generation

My kindle library used to display my books showing the book cover along with the book title.

Now it only displays my downloaded books by date and title, without the book cover.

How can I re-set...
04-25-20, 08:09 AM
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Thanks I wasn't sure of the proper etiquette *Big...

Thanks I wasn't sure of the proper etiquette *Big Grin*, didn't know if I should start a new post or add to an existing one. I think I got it answered.
04-21-20, 09:13 AM
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Crepe Myrtle pruning question

I do want my myrtles to grow as big as "nature" intended. I watched YouTube videos about crepe myrtle murder. I just don't understand, know, what to do with all the shoots that grow below the top...
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In researching how to adjust the paper size,...

In researching how to adjust the paper size, driver, print dialogue I found I found Canon: Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller instructions. I was able to follow the instructions, it "seemed" to be...
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Posted By Bluebellabodhi

thanks, I will check the paper size now and get...

thanks, I will check the paper size now and get back to you with hopefully good news.

I did carefully clean the rollers per Canon/YouTube instructions.
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Canon MG 3600 won't feed paper

My Canon MG 3600 series printer is maybe 3 - 4 years old. But that shouldn't matter!

Lately it won't feed the paper, the error message pops up that paper tray is empty even though it isn't....
03-06-19, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Bluebellabodhi

I was reading about PEX piping....I can't...

I was reading about PEX piping....I can't remember the details but seems there were some issues with PEX....it unfortunately wasn't a magic cure all...at least from my initial research. I even...
03-06-19, 08:53 AM
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Thanks everyone....all good advice, even though...

Thanks everyone....all good advice, even though (of course) some of it is contradictory.

Just to vent....we had new insulation put in the house over 10 years ago. I am certain it is good stuff,...
03-05-19, 10:26 PM
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leaky pipes in attic crawl spacce

Our 60 plus year old one story slab foundation house has the hot and cold water pipes run through the attic crawl space.

Last Oct. one sprung a tiny leak....of course by the time we noticed it it...
03-05-19, 09:44 AM
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Do interior wood doors have to be stained or painted

I have brand new interior wood french doors between dining room and TV room. Sorry but I don't know what type of wood they are. The painter thinks they may be oak. The are very solid, very smooth,...
02-22-19, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Bluebellabodhi

Thanks sam floor, did you mean a rug that is...

Thanks sam floor, did you mean a rug that is plastic or a rug pad that is plastic? Either way I will make sure no plastic.
02-21-19, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Bluebellabodhi

Thanks, it did seem crazy making!

Thanks, it did seem crazy making!
02-21-19, 09:24 AM
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rug pad for vinyl flooring

I just had water proof vinyl plank flooring, wood plastic composite, installed over concrete slab.

I can't find out, if it even matters a lot, what type of pad I put under any area rugs I might...
02-05-19, 08:27 AM
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tubular skylight that includes an electrical light?

In our small dark interior hallway I was thinking of getting a tubular skylight. But I will need a light I can turn on for night time use. There is currently an existing light there

I tried...
01-31-19, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Bluebellabodhi

Thanks, there was water damage but it was up at...

Thanks, there was water damage but it was up at the top, below the bathroom window, that's a problem....but can't blame it on Bermuda grass down at the foundation, and no rodents droppings or other...
01-31-19, 04:29 PM
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Bermuda grass inside our house

When we hire contractors to remover drywall down to the studs on an outer wall of our house, it is not uncommon to find what I assume is Bermuda grass growing inside the wall, 3 - 4 feet long...
12-24-18, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Bluebellabodhi

worlds worst cook again...sweet potato pie

I swear the first time I ate home made sweet potato pie it was soooo firm and I swore it was pumpkin pie. A coworker, long since moved away, made it.

So twice I have tried to make sweet potato...
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