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Jan
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Jan
27
comment How to Recharge Manlift?
even if you got them recharged, I don't know if I'd trust them. It'd be no fun being stuck up in the air. I'd consider replacing the batteries.
Jan
26
comment What type of fence posts are suitable for a wet location?
Yea, cemented galvanized pipes sounds like a good idea.
Jan
26
answered How high to raise water heater above floor?
Jan
26
comment Is “hissing” sound from a water main a good indication that water is in use?
It's quite likely that you're hearing water flow through the valve, though not sure that's going to help you find the leak. Good luck, though. Looks like this one is a challenge.
Jan
25
comment 2 layers of plastic film window insulation?
Given how thin said plastic is, would there really be all that much to gain? Seems that heat transference between those thin layers would be pretty high.
Jan
25
comment Is there any problem with installing underfloor heating and wood flooring?
If the system is designed for wood floors, then you should be fine.
Jan
22
comment Can I put an outlet inside of a wall?
This will infuriate the next owner once they want to plug in a power brick, though. :)
Jan
22
answered How does fresh air get inside a house with central heating other than through cracks of door or window on a cold winter day
Jan
21
comment Attic insulation problem
Are you saying that your roof is metal applied directly to wood rafters? Wht climate are you in? Is the attic floor insulated? Can you provide some photos?
Jan
20
comment 1“ pex through 3” pvc conduit?
test it! create a PVC sweeping corner and see if your pex pipe can easily be fished through it.
Jan
20
comment splitting a water heater bill
If it can be, there's a major flaw in that one side could simply flip their breaker to off. They could still share the hot water, but not have to feed it electricity.
Jan
20
reviewed Approve Installing washer/dryer combo in kitchen
Jan
20
comment Why is a steel security door safe if they can break the glass, slide their hand in, and unlock the door?
Remember that while burglars can smash the glass on your front door, they likely won't. For starters, it makes a lot of noise. And why go through the trouble of making all that noise at the front of your house near the street? If they're willing to make that kind of noise, they'll try a more inconspicuous entry point.
Jan
20
comment Asbestos in concrete foundation
It should be noted that if there is, it really isn't a hazard as it's encased in concrete.
Jan
16
comment How can I determine the date of manufacture of drywall?
I don't know, but would have to ask why...it's not like it goes bad. :)
Jan
16
revised Where can I find something similar to a fluorescent tube, with only one end for electrical contact
added 5 characters in body
Jan
15
comment Water in Basement - Help!
Do you know how high the water table is in your area? If it's a flood plain, there's a chance it's often above the slab or your basement...which, if true, means there's not a whole lot you can do.
Jan
14
answered Replacing a cabinet face
Jan
13
answered Aerogel insulation viable?