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    Re: change switch to outlet and switch

    Maybe someone else will be unsure as to what that meant
  2. Re: Tree Roots AROUND, not IN the toilet drain!

    You can trench along the foundation and install a 2' root barrier but then again hearing how determined those roots acted before they could always go under the barrier
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    Re: Major Crack in Ceiling Drywall

    But to answer your other question. That would be to stabilize it near the crack with what ever joists you can catch with screws. Or since you have attic access and you have already located the crack...
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    Re: Major Crack in Ceiling Drywall

    Hi I live in Dallas also. I'm sure you already know just how expansive Texas clay soils are and how well it will hold water. You can continue to fix drywall cracks over and over like I did or you can...
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    Re: Re-Grout for Appearance

    I hope you tried an oxygen bleach before the last option. One of my favorite tool manufactures makes a saw for grout
    http://store.marshalltown.com/images/catalog/446_0big.jpg
    But I think you took a...
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    Re: Re-Grout for Appearance

    In your next post please be more descriptive about your whereabouts so we can contact your local authorities! :D
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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    Blue RidgeParkway is a she? :confused: That's news to me. I never got involved in their arguments but had always read members referring to them as he/him but either way I do not wish to get to know...
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    Re: Double log in necessary lately

    Nope same here for me. It is more than an inconvenience when I'm not logged in and I try to reply to a post then after being kicked to the home page I loose the thread I was trying to reply to. Makes...
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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    Ya sounds less like a dummy switch and more like a wired incorrectly 3-way switch. Or probably a bad switch.
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    Re: Removing Pointed Joint Compound Stucco

    Man oh man I've cut my knuckles on my stipple way too many times :mad:
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    Poll: Re: Removing Popcorn Ceiling

    I just finished 1,500 sq. ft.of popcorn removal by using the pump sprayer method and the Homax ceiling sc****r my ceilings were not painted luckily the sc****r is attached to a pole and lets you fill...
  12. Re: Rusty water from almost new water heater

    That's got to be a mix of Galvanized pipes or fittings with Brass and Copper. This causes a ton of corrosion in the Galvanized pipe or fitting. What you are seeing is rust. The only way to use these...
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    Re: Rotten door jamb and more

    :D Do I loose points by calling them trimmers? Hahaha
  14. Re: Wall Trouble in Bathroom, Next to Shower/Tub

    Sheetrock is a name brand of gypsum board or drywall is what it's called by most tradesman. This same gypsum board is sold in a green color denoting it has a mold and mildew or moisture resistant...
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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    To help clarify this is what a pig tail looks like http://www.blackanddecker.com/SiteImages/27/865735913001003002005001001A.jpg
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    Re: Advise on Replacing Cast Iron Waste Pipe

    Ya I wish my city had told me I wouldn't be able to pull my own permit on a 65ft. BI gas line that I recently replaced with poly. This would have forced me to shell out the money for work I could...
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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    HaHaHa I beleive what the poster was trying to say was make the swap. I doubt they would be trying to engineer and construct a switch if they barely grasp simple circuits! :D
  18. Re: Wall Trouble in Bathroom, Next to Shower/Tub

    Hope that helped.
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    Re: Removing high pressure washer marks

    My old boss is just the guy for you! Only thing is he lives and works in Texas power washing tractor and trailer fleets :(. He's been power washing for 35 years and he can get a bugged up, muddy,...
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    Re: Advise on Replacing Cast Iron Waste Pipe

    There is almost zero labor involved when there are people that have been known to rent a trencher and trench right along the old DWV and just leave the old piping buried
  21. Re: Wall Trouble in Bathroom, Next to Shower/Tub

    Your wall board is way beyond refinishing! After pulling the commode you can stuff the closet elbow with newspaper balled up. Any debris from the demo can then be vacuumed out with a shop vac. If...
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    Re: Removing grout from ceramic tiles

    Ya that's simple! You remove the tile.
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    Re: Gas Riser installation help

    Disregard my post I found the part I was looking at for at a local hardware store. It's called a union. I have used these with water applications but I didn't think they were used with gas as well.
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    Re: Gas Riser installation help

    I was able to pull a permit without being a licensed plumber. The gas has been shut off by my gas company. Before service is restored the inspector will look over my install and check my diaphragm...
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    Gas Riser installation help

    My foundation was recently lifted in the back of my house. While they were digging to install the pilings. I had noticed just how black the clay was coming from that area of the foundation. I...
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