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Jul
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comment Proper backfill for a trench dug below foundation level (within the 45 degree cone of support)
I've seen clay compacted as a slurry: e.g. mud. Layer after layer of damp dirt.
Jul
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Jul
9
asked Proper backfill for a trench dug below foundation level (within the 45 degree cone of support)
Jul
9
comment Moving a light switch without moving it
Is the landlord involved, or are you restricted to a screw-in solution? The options open up widely if you can change out the existing switch.
Jul
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Jul
1
answered How can I fix chewed through wires?
Jul
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comment How can I fix chewed through wires?
Note that while 6 foot/2 meter is the standard length for computer cords, you can get shorter or longer. I like getting 2 foot cords to reduce cable clutter when possible.
Jul
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reviewed Edit How can I fix chewed through wires?
Jul
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revised How can I fix chewed through wires?
Adding "wiring" tag. Improve layout of question. Remove fragile product link.
Jul
1
comment How to fix cracks in lath and plaster?
Check for plaster repair kits in the answers. You have to do it right, then it stays repaired.
Jul
1
comment How to fix cracks in lath and plaster?
The plaster magic stuff WORKS GREAT. You can roll your own version also, but the official stuff is nice.
Jun
30
revised What is 'Cellular Core ABS' pipe?
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Jun
30
revised How to fix leak in ABS pipe going into cement
Remove commercial link
Jun
30
asked What is 'Cellular Core ABS' pipe?
Jun
30
answered What is 'Cellular Core ABS' pipe?
Jun
19
comment Would putting a sprinkler on my roof help cool my home?
Where's your A/C unit located?
Jun
17
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Jun
16
comment How can I install a fence on top of this wall?
They grow fast. Thread a few vines through to get started.
Jun
16
comment Voltage fluctuations and GFCI tripping drivng me crazy
Age of wiring, location, would help.
Jun
16
answered Voltage fluctuations and GFCI tripping drivng me crazy