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  1. found info elsewhere

    found info elsewhere
  2. Re: finished plywood or particleboard floor - opinions, please

    Hello Worthy Advisors:

    The particleboard is up, as well as the stinky foil-backed paper that was below it. 12 dead mice have been removed from their resting place in the intake of the old...
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    Re: Saftey of Old fuse box/electric/wires

    Wait a sec!

    Check the landlord/tenant laws in your state and municipality. In most (all?) states, tenants have the right to a safe residence. But not a right to do wiring or anything substantial...
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    Re: Saftey of Old fuse box/electric/wires

    Extstgelft, "being a girl" you can learn! Most guys don't know anything about electrical stuff either. You're well on your way - it's great that you're doing research ******, at the library, and...
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    Re: old baseboard heaters overheating?

    Kentvw, thank you. Testing new thermostat first, if that's not it, on to the bbd diagnostics. 2,000' elev here - not quite the Rockies, but just 5 miles from sea level. Hmmmm.
  6. Re: finished plywood or particleboard floor - opinions, please

    Jack! You're the other person I was hoping would reply. Thanks!

    Thanks for catching the "mostly sound". As the particleboard has dried in the past 10 days it's obviously less sound. It is sort...
  7. Re: finished plywood or particleboard floor - opinions, please

    Canuk - thank you. After reading some of your posts I was hoping you'd reply.

    Did you lay the plywood over particleboard? If not, what do you think of that vs. removing the particleboard?

    I...
  8. finished plywood or particleboard floor - opinions, please

    I'm bringing a lake cabin back to life and opting for less-expensive repairs so we can afford to enjoy it, rather than make it beautiful and have to rent it out or sell it.

    I pulled the nasty...
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    Re: old baseboard heaters overheating?

    Thanks, NashuaTech. I bought a new thermostat and will replace one tomorrow and see if it makes a difference. I was suspecting that should be the first thing to try. Electric baseboards. Yes, I'm...
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    old baseboard heaters overheating?

    I'm working on a cabin with old baseboard heaters and old thermostats. The light brown paneling from about 1-12" above the heaters is black, and gets very hot when the heaters are on. Is the...
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