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Exactly. I was more concerned with the...

Exactly. I was more concerned with the structural integrity of OSB being impacted by strong winds than plywood....
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Hurricane protection for gable.... OSB vs Plywood?

Right before Irma approached Tampa, I was in panic mode and asked my friend who is a retired licensed contractor to check out the house. He told me that everything looked good with the exception of...
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Hmmm. I am not very talented with...

Hmmm. I am not very talented with woodworking.... This poses a problem. I hate to sub out the project but might have to if you are talking about creating multiple drawers.....
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We don't want wheels. Rather we want the frame...

We don't want wheels. Rather we want the frame to be attached to the cabinets so we can slide out the top "drawer" or the bottom "drawer". I put drawer in quotes because I don't want it enclosed...
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Need solution to add sliding filing system into antique cabinet space.....

I have 2 separate cabinet spaces that are identical. Each measures 27"W x 28"H x 18"D. Here is a picture of one of the two cabinet spaces:

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Here are 2 pictures of a rough concept that...
02-17-16, 03:05 PM
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I have exhausted (pun intended) all of the...

I have exhausted (pun intended) all of the settings on the existing AC unit in the past. I definitely need a dedicated dehumidifier for optimal results and just trying to find the best option...
02-17-16, 02:24 PM
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It currently ranges depending on the weather from...

It currently ranges depending on the weather from 50-60%.........
02-17-16, 02:03 PM
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Advice on Santa Fe Whole House Dehumidifier Permanent Installation & Cost...

My home is 1 story, approx 2,400 SF, on piers in Tampa, Florida and built in 1939. The house has been remodeled and has decent (not the best) insulation. Presently I am running a Trane AC unit and...
01-02-16, 07:11 PM
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Posted By atwnsw

Troubleshooting Low Voltage Landscape Transformer

I have a low voltage light placed under a waterfall that keeps burning out. All along I assumed that water was penetrating the seal and would replace the bulb. Today, I decided to spend more time...
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2 Dogs, 1 wife. No kids. I like your...

2 Dogs, 1 wife. No kids.

I like your thought process.....
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You are not condescending as I am a newbie. Yes...

You are not condescending as I am a newbie. Yes I have 2 kinds of stud finders (one of them being a magnet) and have located the studs.........
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You are correct in that there are studs in the...

You are correct in that there are studs in the closet. My wife said that there weren't and I didn't question it. My bad.

So I will put a horizontal brace into the studs in the closet and then...
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Need wood bracing idea to hold sculpture behind drywall....

I have this sculpture which I would like to hang on the wall get rid of the table which is currently supporting it. There are no studs behind the drywall as it is a closet. The sculpture weighs...
09-07-14, 02:34 PM
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Check your PM. Sorry for the delay.....

Check your PM. Sorry for the delay.....
09-23-10, 06:56 AM
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Problem solved. Manufacturer of Product 1...

Problem solved.

Manufacturer of Product 1 finally called me back (death in family) after 2 weeks and I ordered it.

Thanks
09-21-10, 07:26 PM
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Looking for mail catcher to prevent dog from shredding incoming mail...

I have 1 year old springer spaniel who loves to eat paper/magazines/etc...

My house is an older house with a mail slot and the mailman drops the mail through the 12" wide opening (13" with...
12-11-09, 08:43 PM
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End of story: Insurance company for...

End of story:

Insurance company for sub-contractor came out today and approved $2700 claim and will mail a check. I can then do whatever I wish with the $$$. I signed a contract for a new Trane...
12-09-09, 05:29 PM
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So, the cable company showed up without the a/c...

So, the cable company showed up without the a/c company. It turns out that it was a sub-contractor and I will have to file his claim through his insurance company. I did get an estimate to replace...
12-09-09, 09:51 AM
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Help: Nail pierced A/C Coil in compressor. Fix or replace?

So, yesterday my cable company was at my home and fixed the internet connection but (we believe) left screws on top of the outside unit. A few hours later we heard this loud hissing sound and pulled...
08-10-07, 05:21 PM
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Installation of RO (Replacing GE unit w/ Whirlpool)...

My GE Reverse Osmosis unit died and I went to consumer reports and bought the WHER25 from Lowes which is the best rated unit.

I am totally inept at plumbing and have 2 questions after reading the...
07-21-07, 09:23 AM
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Need advice/help on CARBON w/ water softener

I need to replace my water softener and have done a ton of research and need to pull the trigger but am confused.

I would like to buy the 5600 for approx $500 for Ohio Pure Water Co. but it...
05-14-07, 06:35 PM
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Posted By atwnsw

Question Please help: Have done research on Water Softener and still totally confused....

So, I have a Hague softener that i bought on ebay and it has been nothing but problems. Several repairs and intermittent outages make me replace the unit. I live in Tampa, FL and have had several...
09-19-05, 03:31 PM
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The answer is I went with Hague but not at $2700....

The answer is I went with Hague but not at $2700.

I found out that an ex-employee that works with me moved out of state and works for Hague. He didn't sell me a unit but said that Hague was a far...
07-22-05, 06:12 PM
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Posted By atwnsw

Which Fleck unit should I get based on the following info:

2 Adults

Water Tested:
Hardness 10
2 Parts Chlorine
ALC is 80
PH 7

City Water
07-22-05, 04:42 PM
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Need Help: I am being sold on Watermax by Hague. Any feedback? $2700! OUCH!

My GE water softener finally died and I have been researching water softeners and was pointed to a Watermax by Hague. From what I can tell, here are the pros/cons:

Pros:
25 year warranty on...
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