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  0 Thread: LED shop lighting recommendations?
Post: RE: LED shop lighting recommendations?

get the tombstones / lamp holders. Order some hyperikon bulbs, daylight. Glue up scraps to get rid of them. Make your own lights.
oscarMadison Home Improvement 14 512 10-12-2021, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: moving a bathroom?
Post: RE: moving a bathroom?

yeah I hate plumbing and had been thinking about this one for over a year before I even posted my question.  If it is replacing a part I'm ok.  Even prior to the evil™ blackhat crushing my hopes and d...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 9 528 09-19-2021, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: moving a bathroom?
Post: RE: moving a bathroom?

well carp. Guess I'll pass on this. Don't want to mess with the floor to do the 2 x 45's or a 45 and wye that you said. Maybe sometime in the future. Again thank you for the help and info.
oscarMadison Home Improvement 9 528 09-18-2021, 12:21 AM
  0 Thread: moving a bathroom?
Post: RE: moving a bathroom?

let's skip the technobabble and just go with the not acceptable either.  What if I tied them to a vent on the first floor level.  That would put vent connection higher and just leave a long drop for s...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 9 528 09-17-2021, 11:51 PM
  0 Thread: moving a bathroom?
Post: RE: moving a bathroom?

killjoy.   :upset: :laugh: :laugh: What if I removed the toilet and the sink in the basement, left the sink drain in place.  Then instead feeding it all into one stack I fed the toilet into the toile...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 9 528 09-17-2021, 11:35 PM
  0 Thread: moving a bathroom?
Post: moving a bathroom?

ok, I've got a bathroom in my basement, sink/toilet/shower.  I would like to do away with it.  However it is connected to it's own drain system and I would like to make use of that.  Along the south w...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 9 528 09-17-2021, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?
Post: RE: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?

yeah, my understanding is that red oak is very susceptible to moisture and rain and to not use it outside Have you thought about something like this, https://www.homedepot.com/p/6-ft-H-x-8-ft-W-Press...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 11 949 08-28-2021, 02:04 PM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

i figured it was code, but is there a reason for the code. Are they afraid if they get a mix of wires someone might connect them wrong? A damaged wire allowing feed into the low voltage?
oscarMadison Home Improvement 19 2,043 06-27-2021, 10:00 PM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

what is the issue with them being in the same conduit?
oscarMadison Home Improvement 19 2,043 06-27-2021, 01:30 PM
  0 Thread: Which prong on plug gets black eire?
Post: RE: Which prong on plug gets black eire?

EightFingers Wrote: (06-20-2021, 02:57 PM) -- Isn’t this black/white electrical thing racist? -- i'm not sure in this case since the thread seems to refer to black Irish.
oscarMadison Home Improvement 13 1,315 06-20-2021, 05:47 PM
  0 Thread: Planting Grass
Post: RE: Planting Grass

try spearmint.  Tell her you're getting into spearmint teas, that you heard it helps reduce stress and insomnia.  Plus she can use when she makes you some cookies.  I've got a couple of bed type areas...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 36 12,102 06-05-2021, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Planting Grass
Post: RE: Planting Grass

kill all the grass, let the weeds grow, tell your neighbors your going for the natural yard look.
oscarMadison Home Improvement 36 12,102 05-28-2021, 02:52 PM
  0 Thread: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp
Post: RE: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp

unless you or someone here has a reason for it to start working I'd fix it now rather then wait for it to ruin a dinner. Won't say never, but broke things seldom fix themselves.
oscarMadison Home Improvement 14 1,532 05-11-2021, 08:06 PM
  0 Thread: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp
Post: RE: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp

just curious, does this model number show up for you? 5303208499 It shows up as a replacement part for that. When you search for NC-4109-5: https://www.amresupply.com/part/5303208499-FRIG-RA-...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 14 1,532 05-08-2021, 03:41 PM
  0 Thread: Cleaning Vinyl Siding
Post: RE: Cleaning Vinyl Siding

yeah, I liked it.  Used it years ago on my roof then kind of forgot about it.  It did great there and on an old side walk that is in the shade.  Think I'll try it on the side of my house.  I've got on...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 20 4,193 05-07-2021, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: Cleaning Vinyl Siding
Post: RE: Cleaning Vinyl Siding

on the plus it reminded me of the Wet & Forget.
oscarMadison Home Improvement 20 4,193 05-06-2021, 03:53 PM
  0 Thread: Replacing A Toilet
Post: RE: Replacing A Toilet

thanks. I'll look into it. I'd love to get one of the old toilets like I have now, the higher volume.
oscarMadison Home Improvement 20 1,950 05-01-2021, 07:04 PM
  0 Thread: Replacing A Toilet
Post: RE: Replacing A Toilet

Phil Thien Wrote: (04-30-2021, 08:08 AM) -- There was a period where toilet manufacturers were switching to the mandated lower water consumption designs and a lot of them just didn't work. They al...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 20 1,950 04-30-2021, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp
Post: RE: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp

i would compare prices. I like the sites I mention and I usually get reasonable prices but for my ignitor for some reason they were quite a bit more than Amazon. Also the one they were selling did n...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 14 1,532 04-21-2021, 05:01 PM
  0 Thread: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp
Post: RE: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp

here is a site similar to the one I'm thinking.  I love sites like this.  Often have a blow up of your model.  You can get the parts model number to search elsewhere if you want. oven problems in by ...
oscarMadison Home Improvement 14 1,532 04-21-2021, 01:36 PM

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