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Mar
12
answered string trimmer slits bottom screen door
Jan
29
comment Why do we fit skirting boards to collect dust?
Well said. Having a 150+ yr old house in the US with baseboards butted under the plaster, I can confirm that your third point is a real pain. (All my outlets are set in the baseboards.)
Oct
12
comment What type of knot would allow the length of the standing part of the rope to be adjusted?
The trucker's hitch provides mechanical advantage while tightening, but being adjustable depend on how you tie off to the loop.
Oct
12
answered What type of knot would allow the length of the standing part of the rope to be adjusted?
Oct
5
answered Putting up old crown moldings
May
19
comment Why can't I get this plastic drywall anchor into the hole?
What's behind the drywall? Not enough space perhaps?
Jan
23
comment Cutting a window to see your garage from within the house
It's a cool idea if you have cars like that. With mine - not so much.
Dec
28
comment How do I repair this interior door?
One thing I would add: test the clamps and 2x4s without glue first to make sure there are no splinters of wood that will prevent it clamping flat. If so, clean them out with a thin putty knife or similar tool.
Nov
29
revised Curtain to hide storage under stairs
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Nov
29
suggested approved edit on Curtain to hide storage under stairs
Nov
27
awarded  Notable Question
Nov
20
answered How can I seal air leaks and otherwise winterize, as a renter?
Oct
17
comment Where to attach the “C” wire to my furnace?
The round doohickey looks like the coil of a relay to me.
Sep
25
awarded  Critic
Sep
15
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
22
comment How can I repair kitchen counters that are disintegrating?
Similar question and answer here: diy.stackexchange.com/questions/12730/…
Apr
22
revised How to seal/stabilize crumbling particle board counter top?
Added results
Mar
31
comment how to fix rotten exterior wall
Consider extending that downspout to dump rainwater farther away (and downhill if possible).
Mar
12
awarded  Yearling
Mar
12
revised Is there a way to get hot water without altering plumbing or electrical wiring too much?
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