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comment How to set stepping stones in steep, loose hillside
@BrownRedHawk You should make that an answer, because so far it's the first thing I'd try.
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comment How to set stepping stones in steep, loose hillside
@BrownRedHawk: No, but I'm not looking to make a staircase, just a means to access the hill without sliding down it. I want footholds. Pavers have worked fine for that kind of thing on normal topsoil and shallower hills, but this hill is so steep and so soft it will require something different.
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comment How to set stepping stones in steep, loose hillside
@JasonHutchinson One reason to add steps is to have access to maintain plants.
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comment What is the cloth around my dishwasher and do I need it?
And also (I would assume) to retain the heat of the wash water during the cycle.
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comment How do I change a light bulb I can't grip?
The classic solution to getting a bulb with broken glass out is to cut a potato in half and jam the potato against the jagged remains.
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comment How to seal p-trap leaking at inlet
Are you sure it's leaking there? A slow leak where the plastic elbow meets the disposal would run down the elbow and could give the appearance of leaking at the trap.
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comment How to seal p-trap leaking at inlet
It's important to use the (flat) rubber washer that goes behind the beveled slip washer. This provides even pressure on the beveled washer when there's a slight misalignment of the fitting.
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comment Tools necessary for an efficient demo
@Jax And make it a good reciprocating saw. I don't know what it is about my Sawzall (the genuine Milwaukee brand), but it is much less prone to snag on something and start reciprocating the crap out of my arm. It's probably related to the reason that it doesn't tend to bend blades as often.
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accepted Can a concrete block be split the same way you cut stone?
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asked Can a concrete block be split the same way you cut stone?