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comment Is ceiling fan missing grounding wire from the ceiling box, and is this safe?
Is the electrical box metal? Is there a bare copper or green wire screwed to the back of the box?
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comment What should be done with dirt from digging out sewer drain pipe?
I would be worried that the lime would throw the pH of the soil way off and prevent anything from growing in that area.
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comment What should be done with dirt from digging out sewer drain pipe?
I'm not an expert. But if it's all organic, I would just use it as is. It's not like your yard is an EPA supersite or anything. Septic systems drain waste into the yard through a drain field as part of their regular operation, and when they backup, no one sends in a hazmat team. Inside a couple months, microorganisms will eat all the bad stuff.
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comment Is there a tool that will crimp close the end the ribs on a metal roofing panels?
Would "metal roof closure strips" fit your needs?
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comment How do I remove a brick patio embedded in concrete?
Strictly speaking, you don't need a jackhammer, A sledge hammer, a four-pound hammer and a large brick chisel should do fine if you have the time.
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comment What should be done with dirt from digging out sewer drain pipe?
what's the problem with the dirt? What's your specific concern?
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answered removal of subfloor for exterior wall
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answered What is best way to caulk this improperly installed bathtub?
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comment What is best way to caulk this improperly installed bathtub?
Do you have a picture from a perspective further away?
Jul
22
comment How to cut thick felt carpet pad?
How thick is it? Do you have a pair of utility snips, like the kind for cutting metal?
Jul
22
answered Can I use rubber bumper pads to prop open a door?
Jul
21
comment How to rewire house electrical?
Don't think I can fully answer your question. But... My advice: since this is your home and you don't have to pay for labor, learn how to bend conduit. Run conduit as much as framing allows (a must in unfinished basement). I would not recommend putting any kind of cable under the baseboards.
Jul
21
comment Lights and outlets on multiple circuits out but no circuits tripped. Power back to normal after several hours
With respect, I don't think "Call an electrician" is a sufficient answer for a DIY forum.
Jul
21
comment What material might be behind my old bathroom tile?
What's your location, and do you have pictures?
Jul
20
revised How can I remove an inner wall of a gambrel house?
Added possibility of shear wall. thanks to @bcworkz
Jul
19
comment What can we do about a separate drain from our washing machine to our septic system that has failed?
Don't have an answer, but FWIW, put a lint filter somewhere easily accessible on the drain line to help prevent this in the future.
Jul
18
comment Raise cupboard floor (under stairs)
Do you have pictures?
Jul
17
revised Countertop receptacle spacing issue
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Jul
17
answered Countertop receptacle spacing issue
Jul
17
revised Insulation options for narrow ceiling space
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