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    Seal cement fountain cracks?

    We bought a house with a small cement fountain in the back landscaping. The pool wall and floor have some hairline cracks, but a pool contractor told us we could seal it ourselves with some...
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    Re: Best Way to Heat a Minnesota Garage

    I remember the old ice cold garage workshop before I moved to Florida. We're re-doing our floors here with a radiant heat system. I sure wish we had floor heating in the old shop. I think it would be...
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    Re: Radiant floor heat in remodeled bathroom

    We needed to cover our worn out and stained terrazzo floors. We decided to go with radiant floor heating under hardwood and tile. Maybe your contractor isn't experienced with floor heating. I found...
  4. Planning to install wood floors over terrazzo with floor heating

    Our next project, still in the planning stage, is to cover our worn out terrazzo floors with wood everywhere except tile in the bathrooms. Since we live in south Florida, we almost never turn on the...
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    Re: Landscape fabric

    My wife has been using newspapers for that very purpose for years. Her reasoning is that it's biodegradable and she just puts down more each time she replants the flower beds.
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    Re: how to deal with groundhogs

    I don't know if this is legal or moral or even true. A while back I was visiting my cousin's little farm and someone ask him what happened to all the ground hogs. He claims that he got rid of them by...
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    Cover old shed roof?

    We have an old house in Florida that has an old 10' x 14' shed built of cypress. The structure is solid but the roof is terrible. It's the old tar and gravel type that's been tar patched many times....
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    Re: How best to sell tools, machines, and wood

    We had a similar situation with Dad's tools. Some were antiques and we got decent prices from collectors on e-bay. We knew a teacher at the local Vo-tech school and through him we sold most of the...
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    Re: Cleaning All Glass Showe Enclosurer

    We've had good luck with Rain-x on the glass and liquid wax on the chrome faucets. It lasts about three months between treatments. We used to do the squeegee routine after every shower. It gets to be...
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    Re: Scraping paint for 2 years now!

    There must be similar homes in your area, ask the local pro painters for some advice. Maybe they'll give you a fair price on removing the last 50%. Unless your hubby really loves scraping, it might...
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    Re: Pet gate for keeping him on the porch

    I saw one somewhere here on the TOH website. I think it's under Home>Projects>Pets. May not be exactly what you're looking for. A quick Google search for DIY pet gate plans turned up quite a few....
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