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    Re: Holes too big for screws

    One customer asked me to look at a very similar problem hinge situation. The house was at least 50 years old with beautiful trimwork. I'm not a trim carpenter, but I dont think even a great...
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    Moisture in finished basement

    If you know about french drains, foundation issues, etc, please check my post "French Drains-good, bad, or ugly? HELP!" in the Yard & Garden section.

    Thanks,
    Eddie
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    Need help with French Drains

    If you know about french drains, foundation issues, etc, please check my post "French Drains-good, bad, or ugly? HELP!" in the Yard & Garden section.

    Thanks,
    Eddie
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    French Drains-good, bad, or ugly? HELP!

    There is some time urgency here. I am in the middle of this problem with a large area dug out and exposed.

    I need knowledgeble advise concerning french drains and related foundation issues. I'm...
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    Re: Draws to much Power

    If the pump is in a location subject to a lot of moisture the comments about corrosion are probably right on. The corrosion (&/or rust) could be in the connections, the bearings in the motor, in the...
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    Re: Replacing Two Prong Outlets

    I am not a licensed electrician but I ask a lot of questions and think things through before doing anything I'm not sure about. I was helping my father-in-law upgrade some wiring in his 1950's home. ...
  7. Re: Restoring Etched Numbers on Framing Square

    Here's a thought.

    After you've cleaned the square (sc**** out the grooves and wipe with mineral apirits) spray paint the areas where the grooves are black. After the paint dries go over it...
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    Idea to be sure you "turned it off"

    Several years ago my family was constantly late going places because of "Oh no, I forgot to unplug..." The usual culprit was the electric curlers. I finally came up with something that stopped the...
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