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  1. Thread: Well

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    Pump (Red jacket I think it's named) bottom of...

    Pump (Red jacket I think it's named) bottom of well. I'll look at the switch today currently watching the sprinklers outside surge.
    So If I buy a new switch I need to get one the same numbers as...
  2. Thread: Well

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    Well

    I'm having an issue with fluctuating well pressure for faucets and lawn sprinkler system. If I turn a hose on (all are connected to the well) the pressure starts out fine after a minute or so it...
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    Sorry for the late reply, been one of those...

    Sorry for the late reply, been one of those weeks.

    Yes , definitely replace any wet insulation from the top side, for the cost of insulation I'd recommend just tossing the old wet stuff and put in...
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    Your on the right path, there are a couple of...

    Your on the right path, there are a couple of variables that can come into play. The most important would be, "Is the subfloor beneath the wall damaged?", if yes then your task is a little harder as...
  5. Thread: Floor repair

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    Use an oil based paint sealer like Zinnser or...

    Use an oil based paint sealer like Zinnser or Kilz. Why they require an oil ased sealer is two fold, 1. it wont swell the particle board when aplied like a water based sealer will and 2 has an...
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    I agree with HayZee, the sub flooring if...

    I agree with HayZee, the sub flooring if paramount to any good tile installation. If the subfloor is sturdy then you apply a layer of thinset with a 1/4" notched trowel then immediately install...
  7. NO it will make little difference bunching it up....

    NO it will make little difference bunching it up. That's not such an uncommon issue, I find it a lot especially in late 1800 - early 1900's homes where the joists are 12" on center then it's a better...
  8. Nope, hate to be the bearer of bad news but there...

    Nope, hate to be the bearer of bad news but there is no filler your going to get to be able to 1. stay in those scratches and 2 match the surrounding area in any way.
    We have refinished 1000's of...
  9. Buy recessed light LED replacement bulbs that are...

    Buy recessed light LED replacement bulbs that are made specifically for what your trying to do, you will remove the existing light bulb screw in the Edison end of the new bulb then the whole unit...
  10. Unless a client has a small budget, we always...

    Unless a client has a small budget, we always without exception install fiberglass. They weather much better than steel, they hold paint much better. Your right the fiberglass models will cost more...
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    Return it and get another brand, like previously...

    Return it and get another brand, like previously mentioned you should be able to use a standard masonry disc. I have a couple that we use on a regular basis (Hitachi and Bosch) that we never have any...
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    Bad idea to be honest, if there are rusted holes...

    Bad idea to be honest, if there are rusted holes in the metal pan (where are you located ?) then little you do will solve the problem either short or long term. Very few epoxies are going to stick to...
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    This will depend on your state requirements and...

    This will depend on your state requirements and they can differ state to state. Typically you are sent a letter setting out the lien request and have a window of time to present opposing arguments....
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    As a GC I can tell you that there are many...

    As a GC I can tell you that there are many variables to your question and some can be State by State dependent.
    1. Can a contractor or a sub put on a lien ?........Yes without any doubt in any state...
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    Those beams should not be notched in that...

    Those beams should not be notched in that location especially as it's in the middle and even more so the "few inches" you mention. Notching can be done in load bearing beams up to a 1/4 of the...
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    Yes without any doubt besides the value added to...

    Yes without any doubt besides the value added to the existing property value (100% return) you have the "saleability factor" to add in PLUS the heating and cooling savings, your existing windows...
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    A picture would help because there are many...

    A picture would help because there are many questions that arise from your description , what you describe doesn't seem untypical, ultimately it's a short wall with floor joists sitting on it, no...
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    A square drive bit

    A square drive bit
  19. Thread: Back Door

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    No need to notch it you can just toe nail the...

    No need to notch it you can just toe nail the lumber into it, double up the two ends as they are the load bearers, use simpson hanger for the double 2x's on either end they make hangers that place...
  20. Thread: Back Door

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    I'm not following your description of what your...

    I'm not following your description of what your planning, a stringer is used for stairs
  21. Thread: Back Door

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    Don't know why it turned the picture sideways...

    Don't know why it turned the picture sideways it's the right way up in my folder, Anyway this was the Mother In Laws revised (bigger) edition of what she wanted. You could go much smaller if you...
  22. Thread: Back Door

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    A simple roof would be a cantilever style with...

    A simple roof would be a cantilever style with two side braces at 45 degrees back to the house on either side of the door where the studs are this is kinda common for side entrances or quick and easy...
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    The cut out is for ventilation purposes when one...

    The cut out is for ventilation purposes when one roof covers over sheathing, it's very very common in fact probably should be larger than it is (depending on the size of the roof area on the other...
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    Mortar should be mixed with enough water that it...

    Mortar should be mixed with enough water that it has the consistency of toothpaste or a little less. Add a squirt of dish washing liquid to the mix, it will help with the sticking of the mortar to...
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    They make repair flange rings, if the existing...

    They make repair flange rings, if the existing flange is completely gone then IMO your best option is to cut the cast pipe and replace with PVC and a Fernco coupling. You can then install your new...
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