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06-05-17, 09:12 AM
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I always mow before that stuff goes to seed. I'm...

I always mow before that stuff goes to seed. I'm wondering if it's Johnson Grass?
06-04-17, 08:26 PM
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Views: 755
Posted By skookumchuck

What kind of grass/weed is this?

I would appreciate some help identifying this taller grass/weed. It's showing up in various places around my lawn, particularly over my septic drain field. What is it and how do I get rid of it...
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Views: 695
Posted By skookumchuck

Ideas for covering deck

Since my house doesn't have a covered porch, I'm looking for ideas on covering my deck. Purpose would be to keep off rain and sun. I've included photos below. The deck surface is approximately 12' x...
08-10-16, 10:40 PM
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Views: 700
Posted By skookumchuck

I believe it was pre-painted. I have found no...

I believe it was pre-painted. I have found no evidence that the house was ever repainted after it was built in 2001.
08-10-16, 12:42 PM
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Views: 700
Posted By skookumchuck

There wasn't any flashing behind the joints, and...

There wasn't any flashing behind the joints, and some of the gaps were too large for caulking. Plus, the climate here is hell on caulking.

I'll take a better picture and upload it soon.
08-10-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By skookumchuck

It's possible the surface didn't get as clean as...

It's possible the surface didn't get as clean as it needed to be.

I should add that this particular side of the house gets the worst of the weather (horizontal rain, wind, hail, snow, and...
08-10-16, 09:20 AM
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Views: 700
Posted By skookumchuck

The house was built in 2001. I'm assuming that...

The house was built in 2001. I'm assuming that the siding came from the factory with the original (light green) color. I'm also assuming that the previous (original) owner of the house didn't...
08-10-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By skookumchuck

Exterior painting issue

I've been painting the outside of my house lately. It's hardie board siding that still had only the factory coat of paint on it. The surface was smooth, clean, and dry when we painted. Wasn't too...
07-14-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By skookumchuck

Gaps between siding

Hello all. I'm getting ready to paint my house but must first address some gaps between siding panels. Photos are below. It's a Masonite or hardie plank type siding. The previous owner of the house...
03-06-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By skookumchuck

We did use it before it quit, but not often and...

We did use it before it quit, but not often and my wife insists we can do without it. It's been a couple weeks and so far she's right. We re-heat leftovers on the stove, in the oven, or in our small...
03-06-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By skookumchuck

Thanks

Thanks to all who chimed in.
03-06-16, 04:45 PM
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Views: 1,051
Posted By skookumchuck

I just posted pictures of the hood. The...

I just posted pictures of the hood.

The moisture will be generated from cooking. Steam, etc.
03-06-16, 04:42 PM
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Views: 1,051
Posted By skookumchuck

Photos

I snapped a couple photos of the underside of the hood. I circled the existing holes in the metal that will allow moisture from cooking to get in between the hood and the cabinet bottom.

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Views: 4,957
Posted By skookumchuck

Thanks. I installed a hood but am now concerned...

Thanks. I installed a hood but am now concerned about a new problem. I posted that issue in a more appropriate section.
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03-06-16, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By skookumchuck

Moisture between range hood and cabinet?

Our over-the-range microwave quit and we opted to not replace it since we use it so seldom. We do want a hood of some sort for over-the-range lighting and air filtration (since the range is on an...
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Views: 4,957
Posted By skookumchuck

After looking at the specific dimensions of the...

After looking at the specific dimensions of the space this evening, I think you're both right. This isn't going to work, for a few reasons. Plus, I didn't realize how much heat the thing puts out...
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Views: 4,957
Posted By skookumchuck

Want to put convection oven on kitchen shelf, do I need a heat shield?

My kitchen doesn't have much counter space, so I'm exploring the idea of moving the convection/toaster oven from the counter to an open shelf below a cabinet. Ideally, I'd like to use it while it's...
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By skookumchuck

I'm thinking full cords. The varmint issue...

I'm thinking full cords.

The varmint issue concerns me as well, in addition to the other issues folks have raised here with pallets or raised flooring.
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Views: 905
Posted By skookumchuck

Many of the wood-floor designs I've seen thus far...

Many of the wood-floor designs I've seen thus far have approx. 1 ft of space between the floor and the ground. The floor board are spaced to allow for air flow, and the space between the floor and...
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Views: 905
Posted By skookumchuck

Floor idea

Came across this elsewhere. Curious what people think about this floor idea, assuming the proper timber is used.

Show us yours! Wood shed | Page 4 | Hearth.com Forums Home...
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By skookumchuck

I had in mind single slope with the corner and...

I had in mind single slope with the corner and interior posts set in concrete.

No code requirements in my location, thankfully.
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By skookumchuck

I'm in a rural neighborhood, so appearance isn't...

I'm in a rural neighborhood, so appearance isn't of the utmost importance. Still, I'd rather this not be an eyesore. I've seen some well-built wood sheds that aren't pretty but neither are they ugly,...
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By skookumchuck

Looking for firewood shed ideas

I'm looking to build a firewood shed since I can't really afford to have someone else do it for me. Trouble is, my carpentry skills leave something to be desired.

I'm looking for some basic...
11-28-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By skookumchuck

No power in outside structure

On my property there is a separate structure. It's electricity is fed via an underground line from the house. Today I discovered that it has no power anymore. The two lights and one outlet don't...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By skookumchuck

My oldest is 2 and my youngest is just a couple...

My oldest is 2 and my youngest is just a couple months old. Hope to have more in the future.

Finished the playset in July and it's been well worth it. My oldest uses it every day.

Removed the...
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