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  1. Thread: Paint on floor

    by Dnav
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    Re: Paint on floor

    What kind of paint is it? If water based, then you should be able to remove it with some elbow grease and warm soapy water.

    If it isn't water based, I would recommend carefully scraping off as...
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    Re: How to clean holes under rim

    If it is that bad to breathe in the fumes, a Respirator would be in order, no?
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    Re: What is it? Concrete Square in Backyard

    My mothers house has something similar, although her house is about 40 years younger. It was used to dry clothes.

    You would stick the aluminum clothes drying rack in the hole. They look something...
  4. Thread: No landscaping

    by Dnav
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    Re: No landscaping

    I know there are a few maples that grow pretty fast, such as the Red Maple and the Silver Maple.

    According to Wikipedia, the Silver Maple can be grown in a variety of climates, including areas...
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    Re: Mysterious pipe to backyard

    It is worth checking out, because where I used to live, there was someone running their water line off of my neighbors water pump. They did this for years and years, using the water pump, but not...
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    Re: How do I repair broken window?

    I agree with A. Spruce that although it is kind of hard to tell from the pic, it looks like you should be able to remove the caulk and put in a new piece of glass, kind of like you mentioned in your...
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    Re: How do I repair broken window?

    By "two pains across" do you mean the window is double paned, as in there is a pane of glass on the inside and a pane of glass on the outside?
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    Re: Horrific bathroom odor

    That is kind of what I was thinking too, perhaps a leak around the base of the toilet. It is weird that it only smells when the temperature drops though, because it seems like it would work the...
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    Re: Shop Smoke Dectors

    Dennis, I found an article over on Tauntons Fine Wood Working, which also states that heat detectors are a better choice. The article describes some of the different types of heat detectors and has...
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    Re: Home Improvement New Year's Resolutions

    This is necessarily a home improvement, but I have a really nice 60 gallon compressor that I need to fix. One of the pistons bent and the engine is toast, but I might be able to salvage it. I have...
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    Re: Moving a hot water heater

    I know it is common in some places, but I have never been a fan of the attic water heater. There is a lot more potential for damage in the event of an accident. Even if you have a pan, that isn't...
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    Re: Tub faucet leaks when shower is on

    Hey Heather, generally fixing a faucet is not too hard, but it does require shutting off the main water and taking apart your faucet. Depending on the type of faucet you have, this can be a little...
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