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  0 Thread: Driving dust with crusher run
Post: RE: Driving dust with crusher run

My driveway has had crusher run for 30 years.  I would suggest not driving 25 mph.  The rain will settle the dust down in between the larger pieces however when you drive over it again your tires will...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 7 526 05-06-2021, 08:37 AM
  0 Thread: Ultrasonic pest control recommendation needed
Post: RE: Ultrasonic pest control recommendation needed

(11-10-2020, 08:56 PM)Admiral Wrote: 5 gallon bucket mouse trap; there are many designs on youtube, this is one:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEaAlxCgO5U You are correct, many designs on u tube...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 23 2,664 03-05-2021, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: slow kitchen drain
Post: RE: slow kitchen drain

Could there possibly be an issue with the disposal and how it drains?  Also, we always scrap lean into a trash container before placing it in the dishwasher.  Have been very diligent with what goes in...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 10 894 01-28-2021, 11:49 AM
  0 Thread: slow kitchen drain
Post: RE: slow kitchen drain

(01-27-2021, 06:55 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: Slow kitchen drains, especially with a disposal are usually caused by fat in the pipes. Don't put fat/oil in the drain. Soap and hot water will break down f...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 10 894 01-27-2021, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: slow kitchen drain
Post: slow kitchen drain

Looking for a product to clear up a slow kitchen drain that has disposal installed.   Many products like Draino have poor reviews and not for use with the disposal.  Have tried the run of the mill hou...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 10 894 01-26-2021, 05:49 PM
  0 Thread: Water and probably mold problem on slab floor
Post: RE: Water and probably mold problem on slab floor

Picture # 6 also shows water damage/decay on the siding.  Would a french drain be an option? Bill
Bill Bob Home Improvement 22 2,333 11-30-2020, 06:45 PM
  0 Thread: replacing a hollow core door.
Post: RE: replacing a hollow core door.

"Buy Cheap, Buy twice." Bill
Bill Bob Home Improvement 12 1,884 08-24-2020, 11:54 AM
  0 Thread: can't clean windows
Post: RE: can't clean windows

We also have Lindal home with the same type of windows.  I have tried the same as you and later figured out it was much easier and cheaper to hire a window company to do all the high and angle shaped ...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 21 2,494 08-20-2020, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: can't clean windows
Post: RE: can't clean windows

(08-18-2020, 07:47 PM)EricBruns Wrote: So this makes me feel really lame, but I can't seem to find the answer to cleaning the exterior windows of my house. History - couple years ago I rented a boo...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 21 2,494 08-20-2020, 07:17 AM
  0 Thread: Where's the wood?
Post: Where's the wood?

In my area, there is not one treated 1x6 decking board to find.  Went to several outlets such as  Lowes, Home depot, and a few independent outlets. None available for several months  they say.  Custom...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 21 3,741 07-11-2020, 03:24 PM
  0 Thread: Treated decking finishing
Post: RE: Treated decking finishing

(03-15-2020, 10:28 PM)Phil S. Wrote: I've used square drive and Torx 3-1/2" stainless screws and much prefer the Torx. Phil Thanks Bill
Bill Bob Home Improvement 2 1,147 03-16-2020, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: Treated decking finishing
Post: Treated decking finishing

Replaced several 2x6 treated boards on decking.  Moisture reading was 36.7%, so at what moisture level can I apply the finish?  What screw head seems to be best for decking boards?  Square, Starr or? ...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 2 1,147 03-15-2020, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Pelican Water Softener
Post: RE: Pelican Water Softener

(02-28-2020, 02:38 PM)fredhargis Wrote: Others will be more informed on this than I, but when I replaced my last system I asked here and other places about the best softners. The Fleck brand came up...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 24 7,055 02-28-2020, 04:44 PM
  0 Thread: Polishing Compound for Plexiglass
Post: Polishing Compound for Plexiglass

My UTV Plexiglass has minor swirl marks on the windshield that make it difficult to see in some light conditions.  Any ideas on the polishing compound to use with an electric buffer and soft pad?   R...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 9 2,458 01-13-2020, 12:33 PM
  0 Thread: Wago Wire Connectors
Post: RE: Wago Wire Connectors

(12-29-2019, 08:43 AM)Roly Wrote: I have not used the lever type but had no problems with the push in type.   After stripping to the correct length push in and then attempt to pull out. Always try t...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 27 7,702 12-29-2019, 01:18 PM
  0 Thread: Wago Wire Connectors
Post: Wago Wire Connectors

Does anyone have first hand experience using Wago push in wire connectors vs Wire nuts?  Any pro's or con's to be aware of?  And are they safe? Regards, Bill Bob
Bill Bob Home Improvement 27 7,702 12-28-2019, 11:12 AM
  0 Thread: Dustless sanding advertising
Post: RE: Dustless sanding advertising

(12-17-2019, 10:57 AM)K. L McReynolds Wrote: When I installed/finished our maple flooring(almost whole house), I rented a USand machine. Think large 4 pad ROS with a vac. All it left were heavier t...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 9 2,669 12-19-2019, 12:06 PM
  0 Thread: Dustless sanding advertising
Post: Dustless sanding advertising

Hard wood flooring needs to be re finished, rustic maple.  Several outfits claim dustless work.  They are using a 4 hp. 220v sander and claim everything is caught in the huge vac machine.  So, is it d...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 9 2,669 12-17-2019, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: Torpedo kerosene space heater fuel cap
Post: RE: Torpedo kerosene space heater fuel cap

(12-04-2019, 04:10 PM)Robert Adams Wrote: Years ago we had a similar issue with techumseh carbs. The rubber seat would swell up so much that it wouldn't let fuel through. This was with the old MTBE ...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 3 1,617 12-04-2019, 05:52 PM
  0 Thread: Torpedo kerosene space heater fuel cap
Post: Torpedo kerosene space heater fuel cap

Have a Master heater 140,000 btu.  Past spring It was drained for summer time and stored.  This week I brought it out of storage and was nearly unable to remove plastic fuel cap.  When I did get it re...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 3 1,617 12-04-2019, 09:16 AM

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