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    Re: Roof Nailing

    I misspoke; I wrote staples when I really meant a nail gun, which I understand is fairly easy to calibrate the pressure for so the nails don't go through the shingles. So nail gun is fine, yes?
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    Re: Roof Nailing

    Thanks very much for the input. Yes we always hire licensed, experienced and insured contractors. Though I did put in a question about staples, we wouldn't use them for all the reasons mentioned here.
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    Roof Nailing

    We will shortly have a new architectural roof put up on a 1924 colonial with 1x7 tongue and groove decking. Most of the wood has held up very well for the 88 years, a few cracked pieces we can...
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    Put new soil in old tree pit?

    We just had to remove an old silver maple in our backyard--sorry to see it go but tree was dying. Just had the stump removed; what's left in the pit is soil mixed with wood and root chips. We are...
  5. Re: Odd black mold like substance in sink drain

    So how do you get rid of this stuff? In our old pedestal sink I see it in the drain, the stopper if you pull it out, and in the overflow slot. Seems like maybe a high pressure hose attached to the...
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