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  0 Thread: Walnut Corner Cabinet
Post: RE: Walnut Corner Cabinet

Very nice.  Thanks for the pictures.
mdickmann Woodworking 21 4,896 05-09-2020, 11:40 AM
  0 Thread: toilet hose replacement
Post: RE: toilet hose replacement

Thank you everyone for your inputs.  I spent the extra $7 or so and used a new toilet supply hose.
mdickmann Home Improvement 11 3,536 05-09-2020, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: toilet hose replacement
Post: toilet hose replacement

Every time up to now when I have replaced a toilet fill valve I have replaced the hose that goes from the fill valve to the water shut off. And, every time I do this I wonder if I should have just use...
mdickmann Home Improvement 11 3,536 05-05-2020, 10:01 AM
  0 Thread: drain clog
Post: RE: drain clog

(04-10-2020, 04:24 PM)Roly Wrote: Can you try running a snake down the vent from the roof if there are not cleanouts below.   Roly From the roof would be a long ways. someone tried that on my house ...
mdickmann Home Improvement 18 4,566 04-10-2020, 07:40 PM
  0 Thread: Old LinoleumFloor
Post: RE: Old LinoleumFloor

(04-03-2020, 08:01 AM)Bill Wilson Wrote: Wasn't linoleum made with asbestos, back in the day?  Removing it may require some extra care.  Not sure what you do with it, once removed. it was at one ti...
mdickmann Home Improvement 10 2,444 04-10-2020, 03:48 PM
  0 Thread: drain clog
Post: drain clog

I have a bathtub drain that is clogged.  Not in the trap, but somewhere way down in the pipe . I can run water for a while and it takes a couple of minutes before I get water backup into the tub.  So,...
mdickmann Home Improvement 18 4,566 04-10-2020, 03:39 PM
  0 Thread: need better glue
Post: need better glue

Hi all, I tried repairing a chair that the movers messed up, and installed dowels into holes that were ever-so-slightly too large for them.  Need to be more careful with that electric drill. So, anyho...
mdickmann Woodworking 13 3,309 03-29-2020, 10:15 PM
  0 Thread: electric garage door opener
Post: RE: electric garage door opener

Barnowl, After reading your response and after looking over some you-tube videos I concluded that my garage door does need more than just a new motor.  When I manually lift the door up all the way, it...
mdickmann Home Improvement 22 6,168 02-15-2020, 06:07 PM
  0 Thread: electric garage door opener
Post: RE: electric garage door opener

I see that i have a selection of motor horse powers to choose from.  0.5,or 3/4...  My garage door is made from wood.  When I lift it by hand, I feel like i might be lifting 50 lbs max.  Just an estim...
mdickmann Home Improvement 22 6,168 02-09-2020, 12:13 PM
  0 Thread: electric garage door opener
Post: RE: electric garage door opener

I see that the Chamberlin openers have a rail that comes in pieces.  Does this sag after a while?
mdickmann Home Improvement 22 6,168 02-08-2020, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: electric garage door opener
Post: RE: electric garage door opener

I measured my door and it is 7 feet from the floor to the top of the garage door.  Very standard.  These are all around the neighborhood.  Will the Chamberlin openers that are at Lowe's fit this? Is C...
mdickmann Home Improvement 22 6,168 02-01-2020, 03:28 PM
  0 Thread: electric garage door opener
Post: electric garage door opener

I need to replace my ancient electric garage door opener.  Motor seems to have seized up.  Won't lift anymore.  Just makes a buzzing noise I went over to Lowe's, and the sales associate there said tha...
mdickmann Home Improvement 22 6,168 02-01-2020, 01:35 PM
  0 Thread: window screen removal
Post: window screen removal

I am struggling with what would seem to be a simple activity.  I am removing window screens to do some caulking outside the house, and then putting the screens back.  Putting them back is problematic....
mdickmann Home Improvement 5 2,727 09-01-2018, 10:30 PM
  0 Thread: have 110 need 220
Post: RE: have 110 need 220

Maybe, but I think the box is already full of mini-breakers.  Seems like it has a lot of breakers for my average size house.
mdickmann Home Improvement 14 7,247 04-22-2017, 06:27 PM
  0 Thread: have 110 need 220
Post: have 110 need 220

I need 220 for a couple of my machines, but it is difficult to add a breaker since the box is full.  A while back I saw a post that described an product that could be plugged into two 110 V outlets th...
mdickmann Home Improvement 14 7,247 04-22-2017, 06:01 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut desk completed
Post: RE: Walnut desk completed

Very very nice.
mdickmann Woodworking 32 13,968 04-22-2017, 05:50 PM
  0 Thread: roof flashing
Post: roof flashing

In my conversations with 2 different roofing contractors there is a difference with regard to flashing.  One, who installs GAF, replaces the wall flashing with an 8 inch flashing to match the dimensio...
mdickmann Home Improvement 2 2,213 10-06-2016, 07:58 PM
  0 Thread: roof
Post: roof

Hi all, I am trying to decide between 2 roofers.  They both seem OK to me.  One uses certainteed shingles, the other uses GAF shingles (as do most roofers).  Any opinions as to which shingle  is bette...
mdickmann Home Improvement 14 6,913 10-05-2016, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: shingles
Post: RE: shingles

I used to live in a house with a steel roof.  Cant recall it being that noisy in the rain.
mdickmann Home Improvement 28 13,930 08-09-2016, 08:18 PM
  0 Thread: 1st Floor Renovation - Build Along - Pics
Post: RE: 1st Floor Renovation - Build Along - Pics

popcorn ceiling - first have it tested for asbestos, if none found, wet and scrape
mdickmann Home Improvement 60 33,241 08-08-2016, 06:19 PM

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