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Feb
10
comment Tankless water heater requirements
32 years and still running?! Wow
Oct
20
comment Do I need to screw down both sides of a composite deck board at each joist?
you still see them while you're putting them in :)
Oct
20
comment Do I need to screw down both sides of a composite deck board at each joist?
at the very least, it will look better aesthetically to screw them on both sides
Sep
11
comment Are water heater blankets a good idea?
our power & gas utility what I was younger provided water heater blankets to their customers
Sep
2
revised Why would my boiler's pilot go out after the hot water comes on?
spelling fix
Sep
2
suggested approved edit on Why would my boiler's pilot go out after the hot water comes on?
Jul
8
comment What could happen if I use 2 cycle fuel in a 4 cycle engine?
@JeffMeden - if 3T is needed for .5 gal, then 1T should be for .166 gal, not .33 gal
Jun
18
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
2
comment Is there a reason NOT to use a garden hose to hook up two faucets?
@Tester101 - nope; grew up in NY, and have lived in NC & KY. Just because the water that comes from a garden isn't listed as potable doesn't mean you cannot drink it
Jun
2
comment Is there a reason NOT to use a garden hose to hook up two faucets?
I drank from our garden hose all the time as a kid - and do now when I'm thirsty and it's what's handy. Hasn't killed me yet.
May
12
comment What flooring material to install in a sunroom with wide temperature and moisture variations?
I send the tile/concrete suggestion
Mar
11
comment Can't replace hardwood floors, what are my options?
why 3/4" plywood instead of something closer to 3/8"?
Mar
3
comment How long should I wait before plugging in a new refrigerator?
so - if it was on its side for a week, but has been upright in the warehouse for a month ever since ... you're probably ok?
Feb
3
comment Why do fire extinguishers lose pressure over time?
out of curiosity - why are they charged with N2 instead of CO2?
Jan
13
comment what kind of faucet is this and how do I take off handle?
took me three times through to realize i had a smudge on my screen. I wanted to know what an alien bold was :)
Dec
23
comment Why is this transformer in my garage?
@Johnny - you should go check out the French Quarter in New Orleans - loads of gaslights running there :)
Nov
26
comment What is a good reference book for cabinetmaking and/or other millwork?
I like the works of Tage Frid, personally (see also diy.stackexchange.com/a/1988/178)
Nov
11
comment How can I safely get rid of the odor caused by EasyOff oven cleaner?
I haven't even touched EasyOff in 25 years - every oven I've seen/had has a "clean" cycle that works like a champ.
Oct
31
awarded  Notable Question
Aug
13
revised How can I add a fireplace to an existing non-fireplace chimney?
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