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  0 Thread: Plumbing in a hybrid hot water
Post: RE: Plumbing in a hybrid hot water

Your 50gal tank will be more than sufficient for 4 people, why bother with the hassle of the plumbing.
vernonator Home Improvement 12 1,432 08-05-2021, 10:21 AM
  0 Thread: Wireless Home Security
Post: RE: Wireless Home Security

I have done some reading and SimpliSafe is on the list of most mentioned and better reviewed. I like the idea that I can just pick it all up and put it in the house once its built.
vernonator Home Improvement 8 926 06-28-2021, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

oscarMadison Wrote: (06-27-2021, 01:30 PM) -- what is the issue with them being in the same conduit? -- Besides being a code violation if you run ethernet parallel with std voltage wire you will ge...
vernonator Home Improvement 19 2,162 06-28-2021, 10:13 AM
  0 Thread: Wireless Home Security
Post: Wireless Home Security

Just moved back into town and want to install some security in the Rental - something I can take to the new house. Any recommendations for wireless security systems?
vernonator Home Improvement 8 926 06-25-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: help with regrade and planting sod
Post: RE: help with regrade and planting sod

I would roll it down once you have it set if you have the roller (hopefully used to compact the regrade). It will certainly NOT hurt it and will help get that root growth down into your new substrate.
vernonator Home Improvement 6 850 05-14-2021, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: help with regrade and planting sod
Post: RE: help with regrade and planting sod

mound Wrote: (05-13-2021, 07:07 AM) -- I need to re-grade a smallish area of the lawn where I need to build up 10" and taper it down to zero, and then plant sod on it.  Two part question: 1 - D...
vernonator Home Improvement 6 850 05-13-2021, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: Removing DeckOver Paint From a Deck
Post: RE: Removing DeckOver Paint From a Deck

crokett™ Wrote: (04-29-2021, 10:53 AM) -- I want to just replace the boards but with the current price of lumber that's prohibitively expensive. -- If you can wait lumber prices will go back down. ...
vernonator Home Improvement 5 644 04-30-2021, 07:53 AM
  0 Thread: Tankless water heater?
Post: RE: Tankless water heater?

All the most recent reviews/etc on tankless stress they are NOT a money savings device when you factor in unit and install cost and amortize that over the expected life of the unit. They are all about...
vernonator Home Improvement 19 1,908 04-30-2021, 07:49 AM
  0 Thread: 3-Way Switch Help
Post: RE: 3-Way Switch Help

Never mind - found the solution, the timer had a jumper for the black/white wires there. Removed the jumper that was installed with the timer, and put the wires back to where they belonged on the 3-w...
vernonator Home Improvement 2 498 04-21-2021, 11:59 AM
  0 Thread: 3-Way Switch Help
Post: 3-Way Switch Help

Need some help on a 3-way switch. Replacing a timer at the one end with just a regular 3-way and cannot for the life of me get it to work correctly. Below is a pic of the one done when the house was b...
vernonator Home Improvement 2 498 04-21-2021, 11:21 AM
  0 Thread: Decorating Trends That Date Your Home
Post: RE: Decorating Trends That Date Your Home

stav Wrote: (04-16-2021, 12:04 PM) -- Edison bulbs and granite counters are my only faux pas.  Not sure what you can have for counters now if tile, wood and granite are all out. -- The granite nega...
vernonator Home Improvement 24 2,458 04-19-2021, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: What's the best way to move a gun safe?
Post: RE: What's the best way to move a gun safe?

When I had to move my new tablesaw into the basement shop I hired Two Men and a Truck - charged me $100 and took them all of 15min. 3 guys, they put down pads and drop cloths, picked it up and moved i...
vernonator Home Improvement 44 23,058 04-02-2021, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

With a checkbook.....
vernonator Home Improvement 31 3,660 04-02-2021, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: Running Gas Range Without Burner Cap?
Post: RE: Running Gas Range Without Burner Cap?

I would think it would depend upon how your burner cap works. We have a Thermador cooktop and the "cap" is a metal star that sits on top of the burner orifice and just spreads the gas out. If you take...
vernonator Home Improvement 3 623 02-23-2021, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: wOODSMITH RANT
Post: RE: wOODSMITH RANT

Turner52 Wrote: (01-08-2021, 12:00 PM) -- I recieved my Feb/March issue yesterday. The magazine is 44% advertising by my count and math. Very disapointing -- I subscribed for years but quit a coupl...
vernonator Woodworking 30 4,130 01-13-2021, 11:44 AM
  0 Thread: Gas Fired, Power Vent, Water Heater??
Post: RE: Gas Fired, Power Vent, Water Heater??

Robert Adams Wrote: (01-06-2021, 07:37 PM) --            50 Gallon heat pump operating cost of $104 per year and a 50 gallon condensing water heater is $259.            The Heat pump costs $300 mo...
vernonator Home Improvement 18 2,227 01-07-2021, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Pulling stump
Post: RE: Pulling stump

I would use the ULTIMATE back saving device....a checkbook....pay some young entrepreneur to do the dirty work.
vernonator Home Improvement 25 3,554 01-07-2021, 09:21 AM
  0 Thread: Guide to building a new house
Post: RE: Guide to building a new house

We built 15yrs ago and its ALL about your builder - we thought ours was great until things got started then the poop started flowing. We are planning on building again next year to downsize and have a...
vernonator Home Improvement 18 2,821 12-15-2020, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: automotive - jumper cables vs. jumper packs
Post: RE: automotive - jumper cables vs. jumper packs

I got one for each car a few years back and they have saved me a trip to jump the kids cars a couple times. The kids have also used them to start their friends cars several times as well. My only advi...
vernonator Home Improvement 25 3,784 10-15-2020, 11:05 AM
  0 Thread: Is there mouse resistant foam
Post: RE: Is there mouse resistant foam

Bill Wilson Wrote: (08-09-2020, 10:25 AM) -- Catch and release mouse traps......that's a new one on me. -- I thought the same...its a frickin mouse, if its still alive a whack to the head usually f...
vernonator Home Improvement 17 3,693 08-10-2020, 08:51 AM

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