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    Replacing a Breaker

    I have an electrical box in the barn with two breakers in it. Apparently one of the breakers isn't working because there is no power in that part of the barn. Is this something I can replace...
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    Re: Wallpaper over Plaster

    Thanks for the excellent responses. In looking back, I do think it wasn't the best paper in the world as I remember having a lot of problems. I've papered other rooms in the same house without an...
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    Wallpaper over Plaster

    My home is 210 years old. The walls are plaster over lathe and in good shape. I wallpapered the room 10 years ago but the seams never seemed to adhere well. I recently removed the paper (literally...
  4. Thread: Pedestal Sink

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    Re: Pedestal Sink

    That's part of the problem - I can't figure out how to get the pop out off.
  5. Thread: Pedestal Sink

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    Pedestal Sink

    I have a pedestal sink that has a very slow drain. Drain cleaners work a bit but then the drain backs up. I tried the plunger trick and it didn't work. The pedestal is close to the wall and gives...
  6. Thread: forsythia

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    Re: forsythia

    cut it back after it blooms this year. Cut it way back - at least a 1/3. I did this a few years back and the bushes are bigger than ever and they bloom like crazy. Get rid of the old wood.
  7. Thread: Moles??

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    Re: Moles??

    I also have a major mole problem. I can use the grubicide on the front yard but no on the back where the dogs are - I breed dogs and have a lot of them. Am I correct in assuming the milky spore is...
  8. exterior: one coat or two? Fill in nail holes?

    The house is 203 years old. I've resided a lot of it with primed cedar where I have done renovations. The rest is not in great shape paintwise.
    I've had several bids for painting. Neither bid...
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