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    Re: Missed second lawn treatment

    I guess nobody knows
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    Missed second lawn treatment

    We missed the second lawn treatment and now it is almost too late for the third. Should we just go ahead with the third one or do the second and wait a little and then do the third? The weeds are...
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    Re: I need to build a concrete ramp for shed

    thanks guys....it is a lot of help...now I just need to know how much stuff to buy
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    Re: I need to build a concrete ramp for shed

    ok I have some spare 2x6 lumber which I will cut to 4' lengths and use those as the sides of the ramp while the concrete sets. I was planning on making the ramp 4 feet wide and 4 feet from front to...
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    I need to build a concrete ramp for shed

    My shed sits about 4 inches above the ground (dirt) on a concrete slab and I want to build a concrete ramp up to it. I need some advice as I have never worked with concrete before.
    1. how far do I...
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    Re: Ground cloth above ground garden bed

    I would just cover the area with newspaper, wet it so it doesn't blow away and maybe put small rocks on them too and wait. This will kill the grass and weeds there and will compost in about a year so...
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    Re: leading the downspout into the ground

    houston....I don't know where elso to leave the opening if not at ground level. If I have to bury it I will have to dig real deep to get a slope on the pipe. The exit is the problem. I was going to...
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    Re: leading the downspout into the ground

    ok got it with the pipe....now I have to do the same around the shed except that is not on a hill. For that I am going to use the slitted pipe with a sleeve over it and lead that away from the...
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    Re: leading the downspout into the ground

    ***....thanks for the help! didn't think I would get that indepth directions on how to fix this aqua problem. I am working on it right now.
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    Re: leading the downspout into the ground

    is it ok to have just end in the ground. We don't want it to come out of the side of the hill as it might erode away the ground below it on the downslope and the neighbors yard is right there.
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    leading the downspout into the ground

    We had a leak in the foundation with all this rain and want to now divert the downspout near the crack further away from the house ( at the recommendation of the crack leak fixer). The problem is...
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    brick paver patio is getting uneven

    our patio is made out of brick pavers and they are falling away from the edge onto our sloping lawn and in the middle where our roof overhang drips, the pavers are really sinking down...about 1-2...
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    Re: oven outlet

    the outlet is not blocked by drywall so the length of the wire might hold me back. My neighbor was going to help (he was an electrician with GM before they closed the plant down here). He said that I...
  14. Thread: oven outlet

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    oven outlet

    I bought a new oven a year ago and the back of it is different from the previous one. The old one had a cavity back there that the outlet sat in but the new one has a full backing on it so the outlet...
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    Re: microwave outlet...

    is there any precautions I should take when cleaning it up?
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    microwave outlet...

    I recently bought a new refridge, oven and microwave to be delivered at a later date. I thought about getting ahead of the game and taking out the microwave...it is above the oven now. When I...
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    Re: digging a new garden

    a raised bed was exactly what I was thinking.
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    Re: digging a new garden

    for the erosion I was thinking that building up the surrounding walls to make it all level would take care of that. I don't know about regrading it...who does that sort of thing?
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    digging a new garden

    I want to dig a new garden in my backyard. I have an area just off of my brick patio that slopes down about 1 foot over the length of 8 feet where it gets flat and goes out to the back yard. I want...
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