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tips for dealing with metal studs?

Take the smallest drill bit that you own, and test for the studs with a sequence of tiny pinholes at 1" spacing. Once you find something, find the edges (and therefore the center) with a tighter ...
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Gate Hinge Replacement

Angle grinders are really cheap now. Time to buy one. Get a metal grinding wheel and a flap disc for removing the hinge from the gate frame. And get some safety glasses and some earplugs while you're ...
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Gate Hinge Replacement

Its very unlikely that you will find the exact same one. It almost looks like a custom job. I would just saw it off with a multi-tool if possible, else just leave it there. And get a new hinge. Its ...
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Could a new roof type exacerbate basement floor cracking?

A metal roof shedding snow unlike an alternative roof type could cascade into slab cracking in a basement. Poorly installed gutters is also plausible. Any water source. Expansive soil grows when it ...
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Could a new roof type exacerbate basement floor cracking?

All basement slabs crack. It's just a matter of where and whether adequate control joints were installed to prevent random cracking. You shouldn't really see seasonal movement, though. Yes, additional ...
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