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    help I spilled acetone on wood, help

    Hi, I had a cup of acetone (nail poilsh remover) and didn't realize said chemical would melt the cup. Now there is a nice burned away spot on the wood (my cousin's table, mind you) where the finish...
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    Re: Oh to have a "Honey Do"...

    someone told me to use silicone instead of grout because it's a better product and doesn't get moldy. does anyone have any experience with that? thanks, -Fishfool @ The Reef Tank
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    Re: Fluorescent fixture creates TV static -- WHY?

    there are devices out that test faulty electronic ballast - GTI makes one I know for sure... test pens and AVO meters. ask an electrician about the latter. good luck! -Fishfool @ The Reef Tank
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    Re: Yellow Water?

    from yAlameda County Water District, in Fremont, CA:

    Brown or yellow water from either tap on the FIRST DRAW:
    The internal plumbing of your house is probably the culprit if discolored...
  5. Re: How to stabilize an exisiting gravel driveway

    hi, I heard there are actual fabrics for this, they even call it driveway stabilizing fabric or something to that tune, a company named typar makes a brand and someone US Fabrics also has products...
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    Re: Water - Rotten Egg Odor

    i got this from a technology site, even though of course it's a sales site, saying that "There are many ways to remove iron and/or sulfur (rotten egg smell) from your water. These methods include...
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    Re: Replacement Windows

    Hi, as for measuring, I got this from about.com:
    1. Measure Width

    Run tape from one side of the window jamb to the other side of the window jamb. You will be measuring from the inside of one jamb...
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    Re: Resloping an existing garage floor

    I don't understand who built this thing. It sounds like a structural nightmare. You may want to follow the latter user's advice...

    Fishfool @ The Reef Tank
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    Re: Can U Steam Clean Linoleum Floors?

    why would steam cleaning mess up panels or marmoleum?



    Fishfool @ The Reef Tank
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    Re: Router me some ideas please!

    omg those were the days...

    Fishfool @ The Reef Tank
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    Re: water softener leaks

    well a lot of us have that problem when maintaining our reef tanks... O rings can get stretched out of shape, so one thing you can do is use really cold water on it so it can shrink a bit, or that...
  12. Re: Insulating Floor Joists over old stone foundation

    is there any specific type of wood/other material that may be most suitable to use with stone? like, depending on how porous it is, how much it expands or whatever.

    Fishfool @ The Reef Tank
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    Re: Muriatic Acid on cement block foundation

    isn't muriatic acid another name for hydrochloric acid? hehe that's the stuff the mafia puts bodies in bathtubs in (I don't know from personal experience).. in any case, it sounds like really...
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