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  0 Thread: Trex decking for cutting board?
Post: Trex decking for cutting board?

Have some Trex composite smooth boards 14 inches wide and the color matches the kitchen countertop well.  Being that it is waterproof and nonabsorbent can I use it for cutting board?  Any ideas? Rega...
Bill Bob Woodworking 6 663 12-26-2021, 09:08 AM
  0 Thread: painting vinyl window trim
Post: RE: painting vinyl window trim

Wild Turkey Wrote: (11-23-2021, 12:06 PM) -- When we built our house last year SWMBO decided on white windows, med brown vinyl siding and tan accent siding. Now she's thinking the white is a littl...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 7 1,010 12-07-2021, 06:11 PM
  0 Thread: Replacing 40 W Lights
Post: RE: Replacing 40 W Lights

Halfathumb Wrote: (11-07-2021, 10:04 AM) -- My first LOML died 2 days before our 48th anniversary. The good Lord brought another wonderful woman into my life a few years ago. I'm so lucky even though...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 12 1,701 11-08-2021, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: Replacing 40 W Lights
Post: RE: Replacing 40 W Lights

WxMan Wrote: (10-20-2021, 06:47 AM) -- Within the house, we have the same agreement.  I'll make suggestions, but she has final say.  Situation works pretty well; she was the one who insisted we get a...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 12 1,701 11-07-2021, 09:04 AM
  0 Thread: How to hang these roller shades
Post: RE: How to hang these roller shades

What about a piece of wood cut to size and using construction adhesive to secure it to the top.  The next day, mount your shaded, I used a product called Power grab from one of the hardware stores.  N...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 4 802 09-09-2021, 06:58 AM
  0 Thread: How to hang these roller shades
Post: RE: How to hang these roller shades

stav Wrote: (09-07-2021, 08:28 AM) -- LOML bought some roller shades that she would very much like to see in our living room. Problem is I can't figure how to secure them and have gotten into a bit o...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 4 802 09-09-2021, 06:53 AM
  0 Thread: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?
Post: RE: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?

jteneyck Wrote: (08-29-2021, 11:30 AM) -- What you call popular can't be what we call poplar because poplar has really poor rot resistance, even worse than red oak.  You must mean some other wood bec...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 11 1,855 08-30-2021, 06:58 AM
  0 Thread: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?
Post: RE: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?

Wild Turkey Wrote: (08-28-2021, 10:34 AM) -- SWMBO has decided we need a 6' high back yard wood fence. Around here Red Oak is cheapest and Cedar and White Oak are (much) more expensive. Questio...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 11 1,855 08-29-2021, 06:18 AM
  0 Thread: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part)?
Post: RE: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part...

FS7 Wrote: (08-27-2021, 08:17 AM) -- I agree, and while it's been years since I started this thread I continue to do lawn maintenance with no weed killer whatsoever (if nature and this area's climate...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 18 6,548 08-28-2021, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part)?
Post: RE: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part...

I love the clover for all the reasons you mention.  During the "Dog days of summer," it is the only thing that stays green.  Bill B
Bill Bob Home Improvement 18 6,548 08-27-2021, 06:46 AM
  0 Thread: AC pipes are forming ice, freezing and dripping on basement floor
Post: RE: AC pipes are forming ice, freezing and drippin...

blackhat Wrote: (08-25-2021, 11:01 AM) -- Every system is different because people have different perceptions of comfort and different lifestyles. Add in renos to a house and.....    The airhandler f...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 16 2,709 08-25-2021, 04:41 PM
  0 Thread: AC pipes are forming ice, freezing and dripping on basement floor
Post: RE: AC pipes are forming ice, freezing and drippin...

blackhat Wrote: (08-24-2021, 08:57 PM) -- Do you run the unit with the air on and fan rnning constant?  (not good) When it reaches the desired temp it should all shut down to defrost Absolut...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 16 2,709 08-25-2021, 07:02 AM
  0 Thread: AC pipes are forming ice, freezing and dripping on basement floor
Post: RE: AC pipes are forming ice, freezing and drippin...

mound Wrote: (08-18-2021, 08:33 AM) -- Just settling into a new house, AC is cranking.. I noticed a row of water on the floor in the basement mechanicals room:  There's a pipe extending out o...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 16 2,709 08-24-2021, 07:05 AM
  0 Thread: Bath exhaust fan??
Post: RE: Bath exhaust fan??

JTTHECLOCKMAN Wrote: (06-19-2021, 09:41 AM) -- Trying to decide weather to put the bath exhaust fan on 2 switches, one for fan and one for light. Right now I have switch for light over medicine cabin...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 17 3,025 07-11-2021, 05:35 PM
  0 Thread: Mice Traps - Suggestions?
Post: RE: Mice Traps - Suggestions?

WxMan Wrote: (07-05-2021, 05:48 PM) -- Jawz.  Been using them for years.  Link (https://www.menards.com/main/outdoors/insect-pest-control/animal-traps-repellents/jawz-trade-mouse-trap-2-pack/409/p-14...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 25 2,856 07-07-2021, 05:29 AM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

Ahh, let's see, I have to make a trip to the bathroom but my permit has expired. Must have exceeded my allotted number of flushes.  MY TP may not meet code either and not environmentally friendly.  $$...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 19 2,956 07-05-2021, 08:21 AM
  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 1,150 05-06-2021, 08:37 AM
  0 Thread: Ultrasonic pest control recommendation needed
Post: RE: Ultrasonic pest control recommendation needed

Admiral Wrote: (11-10-2020, 08:56 PM) -- 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...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 23 4,058 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 1,525 01-28-2021, 11:49 AM
  0 Thread: slow kitchen drain
Post: RE: slow kitchen drain

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (01-27-2021, 06:55 AM) -- 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 dow...
Bill Bob Home Improvement 10 1,525 01-27-2021, 02:16 PM

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