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  0 Thread: Refrigerator Stuck
Post: RE: Refrigerator Stuck

Have you painted recently? A few years ago, ours stuck to the wall. We left it out for a day or two after painting... obviously not long enough. It is a pretty tight spot - against wall and cabin...
JosephP Home Improvement 7 324 11-22-2021, 08:42 PM
  0 Thread: Flinging horse poop
Post: RE: Flinging horse poop

try mixing some biochar in there too...really holds the nutrients well. Couple of products to consider: https://mirimichigreen.com/products/carbonizpn-soil-enhancer/ https://ambiochar.com...
JosephP Home Improvement 11 442 11-09-2021, 11:38 PM
  0 Thread: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shingles?
Post: RE: How do you shingle the peak with architectural...

DieselDennis Wrote: (11-08-2021, 01:04 PM) -- We always used 3 tab shingles the same color for the peaks. -- that is what I've done.
JosephP Home Improvement 14 582 11-08-2021, 10:25 PM
  0 Thread: Replacing 40 W Lights
Post: RE: Replacing 40 W Lights

look at lumens, not watts.
JosephP Home Improvement 12 965 10-18-2021, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: LED shop lighting recommendations?
Post: RE: LED shop lighting recommendations?

I talked to the lighting specialist at the local electrical supply house (I suggest you ask if there is such a thing locally) both when we did can lights in our "great room" at home and when I did lig...
JosephP Home Improvement 14 876 10-11-2021, 09:33 PM
  0 Thread: Another wiring question
Post: RE: Another wiring question

Mr_Mike Wrote: (09-26-2021, 12:25 PM) -- Not a useful idea. The pond is too far away and I'm not replacing a brand new HVAC unit. I like the well pump idea if I continue with the fountain idea. F...
JosephP Home Improvement 18 1,415 09-26-2021, 07:58 PM
  0 Thread: Built In Bookshelf Done!
Post: RE: Built In Bookshelf Done!

Looks great - & a great idea!
JosephP Woodworking 12 955 09-26-2021, 12:33 PM
  0 Thread: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part)?
Post: RE: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part...

I started seeding clover in bare spots at the shop.  My goal is less mowing!!!  It is looking good so far.
JosephP Home Improvement 18 5,033 08-11-2021, 06:26 PM
  0 Thread: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wiring
Post: RE: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wi...

Roly Wrote: (08-04-2021, 07:17 AM) -- The inspector looked at the lowest rated insulation rating for #6 AL.  The most common insulation for the wire is rated  at 75c  , which has a NEC rating of 50 a...
JosephP Home Improvement 13 1,271 08-04-2021, 09:58 PM
  0 Thread: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wiring
Post: RE: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wi...

Our house (built 1993) has Al run to the electric range.  I talked to a friend of my dad who is an EE at a factory...so not residential electrician.  He said "Aluminum!  I didn't know they still used ...
JosephP Home Improvement 13 1,271 08-03-2021, 09:56 PM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

I highly recommend building in an unzoned township...
JosephP Home Improvement 19 2,155 06-27-2021, 07:52 PM
  0 Thread: asphalt milling maintenance
Post: RE: asphalt milling maintenance

Just got somewhere between 12-15 loads (bigger trucks than those that dropped 20 tons of stone earlier) of grindings dropped off by the city...  Lots of stone to push around with a small skid steer lo...
JosephP Home Improvement 13 1,895 06-24-2021, 10:15 PM
  0 Thread: Which prong on plug gets black eire?
Post: RE: Which prong on plug gets black eire?

I learned black to brass.  Probably something about white to silver...but the alliteration is what stuck.
JosephP Home Improvement 13 1,394 06-20-2021, 08:28 AM
  0 Thread: cooling a greenhouse
Post: RE: cooling a greenhouse

I visited when they were installing the new heat system.  They were switching from boiler to hot water for heat.  A boiler required an operating engineer on site 24/7.  At that time it was the largest...
JosephP Home Improvement 19 1,636 06-14-2021, 06:39 AM
  0 Thread: HVAC Install
Post: RE: HVAC Install

How long is the run?  10 gauge isn't "that" much more for a single run, and is not the wrong answer... right?
JosephP Home Improvement 10 1,121 06-13-2021, 09:55 PM
  0 Thread: cooling a greenhouse
Post: RE: cooling a greenhouse

In a greenhouse...in Ohio. They supply most of the Home Depot stores around Easter.
JosephP Home Improvement 19 1,636 06-13-2021, 09:53 PM
  0 Thread: cooling a greenhouse
Post: RE: cooling a greenhouse

Green Circle Growers (Lorain Co Ohio) has a 5 acre green house they air conditioner to manipulate the timing of orchid flowers...maybe more.  It's been at least 12 years ago I toured their place.  The...
JosephP Home Improvement 19 1,636 06-13-2021, 08:45 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling Fan Direction
Post: RE: Ceiling Fan Direction

We turn off the ceiling fans in the winter...
JosephP Home Improvement 17 2,084 06-06-2021, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling Fan Direction
Post: RE: Ceiling Fan Direction

Up is that they say...but I put it on down because the air flow feels good.  My guess is it probably doesn't make a huge difference - you are mixing the air either way.
JosephP Home Improvement 17 2,084 06-01-2021, 06:09 AM
  0 Thread: Gutter drain pipe: Perforated or solid?
Post: RE: Gutter drain pipe: Perforated or solid?

So you are going to run a drain without an outlet? Could you run that to a French drain? Around here, perforated tile is normally to get water out of the ground and into the tile.
JosephP Home Improvement 11 1,184 05-30-2021, 10:09 PM

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