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  0 Thread: Sealing Driveway Seams, Walkway Cracks
Post: RE: Sealing Driveway Seams, Walkway Cracks

After thinking about it, I might just sweep in polymeric sand and live with the cracks. Sweep in some more as cracks re-appear. Your walkway is likely cracked due to settling but the bricks are cracke...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 4 286 06-15-2024, 06:30 AM
  0 Thread: Sealing Driveway Seams, Walkway Cracks
Post: RE: Sealing Driveway Seams, Walkway Cracks

Roly Wrote: (06-11-2024, 11:52 AM) -- Angle grinder with masonry wheel.    Grind it out and tuckpoint is the only way I know that or after grinding it out place the Sika in the shallow place you grou...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 4 286 06-14-2024, 04:52 PM
  0 Thread: non-yellowing water based finish please
Post: RE: non-yellowing water based finish please

I did my natural oak staircase in a water based floor finish (Parks). It has yellowed but I think the wood yellowed, not the finish. BTW, it's really a nice tough finish. Better than the finish on my ...
Snipe Hunter Finishing 9 474 06-09-2024, 06:42 AM
  0 Thread: Get Rid of Moss On Driveway?
Post: RE: Get Rid of Moss On Driveway?

If it's really moss, use MossX (iron) and kill it. Then pressure wash it off. Keep it dead.
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 6 441 06-09-2024, 06:39 AM
  0 Thread: Daikin Mini-Split?
Post: RE: Daikin Mini-Split?

I see mostly Mitsubishi in the field. #2 is probably Panasonic followed by Diakin and Mr Cool. This may have more to do with installers relationships with suppliers and local availability. The ones th...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 6 503 06-09-2024, 06:38 AM
  0 Thread: Daikin Mini-Split?
Post: RE: Daikin Mini-Split?

Daikin is Goodman. You guy might have a buying agreement with a Goodman supplier. Nothing wrong with Mitsubishi
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 6 503 06-05-2024, 03:59 PM
  0 Thread: mulch options for grass seed
Post: RE: mulch options for grass seed

The downside of straw... The straw seeds germinate.. so you'll have to pluck em
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 24 2,545 05-29-2024, 05:43 PM
  0 Thread: Whole House Generator
Post: RE: Whole House Generator

I've had 2 Generacs. Big Bold Letters on the owners packet. NO SELF SERVICEABLE PARTS... or something to that effect. Generac uses a lot of proprietary parts, only available through Generac but not al...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 27 2,849 05-25-2024, 06:05 PM
  0 Thread: Vanguard Replacement Windows?
Post: RE: Vanguard Replacement Windows?

David Stone Wrote: (05-25-2024, 12:46 PM) -- I think the Marvins I’m looking at are wood inside and clad outside.  They’re quoting me about $2400 each for 7 casement windows - 38x46. -- Are these r...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 7 727 05-25-2024, 05:55 PM
  0 Thread: Vanguard Replacement Windows?
Post: RE: Vanguard Replacement Windows?

David Stone Wrote: (05-24-2024, 02:23 PM) -- Would you all suggest wood frame over vinyl?  This is a 100 year old house in Westchester, NY, if it makes a difference. -- I think I got ahead of mysel...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 7 727 05-25-2024, 11:12 AM
  0 Thread: Vanguard Replacement Windows?
Post: RE: Vanguard Replacement Windows?

fixtureman Wrote: (05-23-2024, 05:55 PM) -- The MI windows my daughter has are Cr@ppy they don't seal very well and MI doesn't stand behind them. -- MI makes windows for a lot of different companie...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 7 727 05-24-2024, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: Vanguard Replacement Windows?
Post: RE: Vanguard Replacement Windows?

Every vinyl window manufacturer says their window has better insulation. The best vinyl windows I've ever seen don't hold a candle to Marvin. When you install new windows, ask your self "do I ever...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 7 727 05-23-2024, 05:36 PM
  0 Thread: Whole House Generator
Post: RE: Whole House Generator

Power outages are a small price to pay for living the dream. We lived in the country, 1/2 mile long cul-de-sac, maybe 12 houses? The kids played safely in the street and hunted in the woods. Every...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 27 2,849 05-20-2024, 08:49 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

Gary G™ Wrote: (05-14-2024, 09:49 AM) -- I’m looking at this for our valleys: https://barnettsvalleycontroller.com/ -- Those are cool. I think I could use those.
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 18 1,934 05-18-2024, 09:45 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

Correction to my 1st post. 220ft, not 120ft.. 80 bucks
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 18 1,934 05-08-2024, 05:25 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

crokett™ Wrote: (05-07-2024, 07:37 AM) -- Mostly leaves.  Little to no pine needles.  I mostly have oaks and other hardwoods. -- The biggest issue with the oaks is the flower (catkins) in the spring...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 18 1,934 05-07-2024, 06:33 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

BTW... that's crazy cheap for 300 self tapping stainless screws and they're really pretty decent.
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 18 1,934 05-06-2024, 09:19 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

I folded over the ends at the end of the gutters and trimmed them to look nice to keep the birds out.
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 18 1,934 05-06-2024, 09:18 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

crokett™ Wrote: (05-06-2024, 11:01 AM) -- That looks like exactly what I want.  How is the cloth performing?  I assume you cut strips off  across the 36" width to end up with 36" long sections.  How ...
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 18 1,934 05-06-2024, 09:13 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

I'm still finding screws on the ground that I dropped off the roof. I needed about 300 screws.
Snipe Hunter Home Improvement 18 1,934 05-05-2024, 07:33 PM

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