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Apr
21
answered Minerals when draining water heater
Apr
15
comment What is the proper way to perform work in an attic? (UPDATED)
I'd say the goal is not falling through the ceiling
Apr
12
comment Need to fill in chair gaps
Yes exactly, the chair is going to move a bit when people sit on it. Without seeing the design I couldn't say whether they could be nailed.
Apr
11
comment How to stop acorn-head supply tube from leaking?
Check to ensure the threads are not stripped and that the pipe has not been deformed
Apr
11
comment Need to fill in chair gaps
Epoxy is not going to close a 1/2" x X" (however tall the slats are) gap on it's own without a form of some sort
Apr
11
answered Need to fill in chair gaps
Apr
8
answered Polyurethane “separating” on table top
Apr
7
comment Does “stacked switch with two separate legs, one 3-way and one dimmer” electrical part exist?
This is bordering on "shop for me"..
Apr
7
reviewed Approve Does “stacked switch with two separate legs, one 3-way and one dimmer” electrical part exist?
Mar
28
comment How often do I need to regrade the ground around my house?
If you are restoring the grade to what is spec'd you should be ok, but changing it can be a problem. If in doubt best to call your municipality to see if there are any restrictions. Speaking from experience, asking for forgiveness after-the-fact doesn't work well with governments.
Mar
28
answered How often do I need to regrade the ground around my house?
Mar
26
comment How can I check my hot water heater temperature? Isn't 120 degrees cold?
I am aware and referencing either or. They just happen to have the same initials
Mar
17
comment Is gluing table top planks better than using pocket hole screws?
Correct. The exception being if you did breadboard ends in which case you don't want to screw those
Mar
17
answered Is gluing table top planks better than using pocket hole screws?
Mar
17
comment Bumped into a joist while drilling for a toggle bolt
the best bet is an inspection camera so you can positively identify the object. You can try a coat hanger to see if it "dings" when hitting it which would usually indicate a HVAC duct but possibly a copper pipe. If it is an ABS/PVC pipe then it will be hard to identify this way.
Mar
15
comment Bumped into a joist while drilling for a toggle bolt
I would be very sure it's a wood joist you are hitting before drilling with a 1/2" bit. Drywall would usually be hung right against the joist and not floating, so if there is an inch or two of space between the ceiling and the obstacle, there's a good chance it's a pipe and not a joist.
Mar
15
comment Bumped into a joist while drilling for a toggle bolt
you said there is a 1inch gap between the drywall and joist? is your ceiling floating? are you sure its a joist and not a pipe or hvac duct? One of the answer suggests drilling more, I'd highly recommend confirming that it's a wood joist you are hitting before drilling
Mar
15
comment How to close large holes left in basement concrete floor after remove a coal furnace
Do you have damp floors or water anywhere else? If the water table was so high the water is coming out of the hole, I'd expect your entire basement floor to be wet as well.
Mar
9
answered Best glue for shower bar?
Mar
9
answered can someone disarm our ADT alarm system by removing the cable?