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Forum: Around the house.

The place for all home improvement related posts both flatwork and turned. Landscaping is also welcome!

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Please Read: Pics in threads

    In the past we have had problems with linking pictures in posts from off-site locations. For example, pics disappeared from the off-site location,...

    Started by sawduster, 06-30-2010 10:42 pm
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  1. My home

    Awww SOMEBODY gotsta be fist to post here Just lettin ya all know that my new lawn is lookin pretty good

    Started by Leo Voisine, 06-20-2010 1:30 am
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    06-21-2010 3:04 am Go to last post
  2. Vinyl shed

    467I helped a friend put up a 10x8 vinyl shed this weekend. We had built the the foundation and floor a few weeks ago so only had to put the shed...

    Started by Larryh86GT, 06-21-2010 4:22 pm
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    06-23-2010 1:44 pm Go to last post
  3. CjR dock

    I'll post every thing into this one thread from now on. 493 Fishing deck finished. Main deck going. Lights on order. Sewage system on order.

    Started by CajunRider, 06-22-2010 2:28 pm
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    06-24-2010 4:09 pm Go to last post
  4. shed

    I am building a hay shed 24'x48' . I needed some way to cut the tops of the posts off level with each other. I don't have a helper. I found an old...

    Started by Fred Belknap, 06-28-2010 2:17 am
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    06-28-2010 12:27 pm Go to last post
  5. Icon5 Staircase/step repair

    631630 633632 I've been elected to fix my son's broken step. On the left side of the middle step it appears to have pulled out from the open...

    Started by Larryh86GT, 06-28-2010 8:32 pm
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    06-30-2010 3:24 am Go to last post
  6. Any Stair Experts Here?

    I need to build a set of stairs to my basement. It's kind of complicated, because the run is short & the rise is tall. Is there any free websites...

    Started by Herb G, 07-07-2010 7:31 pm
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    07-09-2010 6:49 pm Go to last post
  7. Cabinet progress, or what I did on my summer vacation

    Boxes are done except for the backs ... now it's on to the doors and drawers. Today I laid the cabinets out so I could get a look at how they go...

    Started by Jim Brown, 07-10-2010 3:46 am
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    07-11-2010 9:32 am Go to last post
  8. Gabled trusses ??

    My hay shed is coming along and I am at the stage of setting the roof trusses. They make special trusses for the gabled ends but I plan on using...

    Started by Fred Belknap, 07-11-2010 2:03 pm
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    07-12-2010 12:14 pm Go to last post
  9. plumbing, something is wrong here.

    Symptom: kitchen faucet has about 1/3 less pressure than it used to have (which was nothing to brag about in the first place), both hot AND cold. ...

    Started by lexrex, 07-12-2010 3:48 pm
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    07-13-2010 2:26 pm Go to last post
  10. Maybe dumb Plumbing Q

    Okay, while trying to make our master bathroom a little more friendly to my wheel chair, some of the folks helping out brought an attachment that...

    Started by sawduster, 07-12-2010 8:58 pm
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    07-14-2010 1:08 am Go to last post
  11. Any HVAC experts?

    My basement heatpump has ceased to operate and I could some help troubleshooting. Here's what I know...I can get the compressor to run by activating...

    Started by ScottD, 07-03-2010 10:17 pm
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    07-17-2010 8:46 pm Go to last post
  12. Does anyone here have a " Dual flush toilet " ?

    I would like some feed back from anyone who has one of these toilets. There are websites that advertise dual flush kits for the existing toilet in...

    Started by law, 07-19-2010 3:39 am
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    07-19-2010 5:15 am Go to last post
  13. New Shop electrical

    As a follow on to the new shop thread: Here's my shop electrical design, draft 1, discuss: 870 Dedicated circuits for DC and other big tools...

    Started by lexrex, 07-10-2010 10:55 pm
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    07-19-2010 1:19 pm Go to last post
  14. New shop thread

    Here's the old one that started this off: Shop progress Post by lexrex on Jan 16, 2010, 11:37pm A post to document my progress and solicit...

    Started by lexrex, 07-10-2010 10:24 pm
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    07-19-2010 10:18 pm Go to last post
  15. Electrical question

    Ok, I got a client that has a 100 amp service. We are going to upgrade them to 200 amp this week. That is not the problem. They popped the MAIN...

    Started by woodmannie, 07-20-2010 2:17 am
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    07-21-2010 8:27 pm Go to last post
  16. cabinet hardware

    Any advice for installing new knobs and pulls on already-hung cabinets? There is no current hardware in place.

    Started by lexrex, 07-19-2010 8:02 pm
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    07-26-2010 1:40 am Go to last post
  17. AC

    Should a brand new house AC need to be recharged twice in 6 weeks? I find this odd and I worry that there is a leak...

    Started by lexrex, 07-29-2010 4:14 pm
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    07-29-2010 10:15 pm Go to last post
  18. Power Washer

    No, I don't own one but a couple of neighbors do. Our house has enclosed softs and wrapped fascia. After 10-15 years they do get dirty. So I used the...

    Started by rrich, 08-04-2010 3:34 am
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    08-10-2010 10:15 am Go to last post
  19. Conductive Paint?

    I cannot find a source for electrically conductive paint - I have a remote that needs repair, and it can't be replaced with a universal... I...

    Started by maxwell_smart007, 08-10-2010 6:22 pm
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    08-12-2010 4:19 am Go to last post
  20. What i had to miss today ...

    Well we decided to replace our HVAC unit. Out here, there's lots of 'em on the roof. I've switched to a split system which means the old big boy had...

    Started by Beamer, 08-12-2010 3:41 am
    • Replies: 9
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    08-19-2010 10:50 pm Go to last post

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