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  0 Thread: Mice Traps - Suggestions?
Post: RE: Mice Traps - Suggestions?

jppierson Wrote: (07-14-2021, 08:39 AM) -- Walk the plank is too complicated.  I just lay a stick from the floor to the top of the bucket.  Spread Peanut Butter around the inside edge to make the mou...
frule Home Improvement 25 1,996 07-15-2021, 04:10 AM
  0 Thread: Mice Traps - Suggestions?
Post: RE: Mice Traps - Suggestions?

varkpilot Wrote: (07-05-2021, 08:35 AM) -- "Minor" infestation!  Got one via old-fashion spring trap. AMAZON has a countless list. What has worked for you??  Should I plan for outside & inside?...
frule Home Improvement 25 1,996 07-06-2021, 03:35 AM
  0 Thread: Using a large rocking chair on a ceramic tile floor?
Post: RE: Using a large rocking chair on a ceramic tile ...

Cooler Wrote: (04-27-2021, 07:52 AM) -- I have builder grade ceramic tile in my sun room.  The grout line is significantly lower than the tiles.  Rocking on that is annoying.  I think a small area ru...
frule Home Improvement 12 4,418 04-28-2021, 06:12 AM
  0 Thread: New water heater- sulphur smell
Post: RE: New water heater- sulphur smell

goaliedad Wrote: (04-07-2021, 12:29 PM) -- Had a water conditioner installed, and put in a new water heater about 6 weeks ago. Now I have a sulphur smell in the hot water Talked to water conditione...
frule Home Improvement 12 1,588 04-08-2021, 03:43 AM
  0 Thread: Fencing for a 15lb Dog
Post: RE: Fencing for a 15lb Dog

crokett™ Wrote: (02-03-2021, 01:57 PM) -- My back yard was originally fenced for my first dog.  He's 75 lbs and somewhat lazy.  So I used woven wire with 4" square holes for most of it, and picket fe...
frule Home Improvement 9 953 02-04-2021, 05:49 AM
  0 Thread: Insulating floor over crawlspace
Post: RE: Insulating floor over crawlspace

crokett™ Wrote: (01-06-2021, 08:31 AM) -- This must be location dependent.  Here, you either insulated between the joists, or you insulate the foundation perimeter and line the floor with plastic, bu...
frule Home Improvement 19 1,543 01-07-2021, 05:12 AM
  0 Thread: Looking for an amber colored outdoor coating for bench
Post: RE: Looking for an amber colored outdoor coating f...

frule Wrote: (12-08-2020, 06:54 AM) -- I have a bench that sits on our porch in the sun, but no rain. I need a UV resistant varnish, lacquer, polyurethane, etc. finish. Prefer something that's not c...
frule Finishing 4 921 12-09-2020, 06:59 AM
  0 Thread: Looking for an amber colored outdoor coating for bench
Post: Looking for an amber colored outdoor coating for b...

I have a bench that sits on our porch in the sun, but no rain. I need a UV resistant varnish, lacquer, polyurethane, etc. finish. Prefer something that's not complicated to apply. Any recommendations...
frule Finishing 4 921 12-08-2020, 06:54 AM
  0 Thread: Pre separator for central vacuum
Post: RE: Pre separator for central vacuum

pgriff Wrote: (11-05-2020, 10:35 AM) -- We have a Corgi that seems to shed a new dog every 2-3 weeks. I have an older Budd Vac system in the house that is mounted to the ceiling in my storage room. C...
frule Home Improvement 8 1,489 12-03-2020, 07:21 AM
  0 Thread: Electrolysis question
Post: RE: Electrolysis question

Buy a gallon of Evapo-Rust. It's really good stuff.....and inexpensive.
frule Home Improvement 13 1,772 11-21-2020, 06:20 AM
  0 Thread: Pre separator for central vacuum
Post: RE: Pre separator for central vacuum

I did exactly the same thing with a Beam Central Vac. Mine was the all metal version with a 10 gallon tank. It worked really well. We have 2 constantly shedding Basset Hounds. Highly recommended!
frule Home Improvement 8 1,489 10-16-2020, 04:17 AM
  0 Thread: Cleaning Vinyl Siding
Post: RE: Cleaning Vinyl Siding

crokett™ Wrote: (09-21-2020, 08:51 AM) -- I need a cleaning product I can spray on and rinse off that will get rid of mold/mildew, etc.  Preferably with no scrubbing. The West/South facing sides of t...
frule Home Improvement 20 4,193 09-28-2020, 03:51 AM
  0 Thread: Help forming 2-inch-thick concrete walls
Post: RE: Help forming 2-inch-thick concrete walls

GEB Wrote: (06-17-2020, 06:24 PM) -- I need to build/create a 24” pedestal to support some yard art. Currently looking at a square column with a 12” square base, 2” thick walls narrowing to an 8” top...
frule Home Improvement 20 5,951 06-18-2020, 04:21 AM
  0 Thread: sun shade for door ideas
Post: RE: sun shade for door ideas

Willyou Wrote: (06-05-2020, 10:13 PM) -- You might consider some of those narrow Venetian blinds with the bottom anchored so that it doesn't flop around with door movement. Of course, the bottom woul...
frule Home Improvement 5 1,613 06-06-2020, 05:12 AM
  0 Thread: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?
Post: RE: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?

Turner52 Wrote: (05-06-2020, 02:49 PM) -- We always used the polymeric sand. Poured on top and swept it in as much as possible. Left extra sa nd on top and the compacted with a plate compactor with a...
frule Home Improvement 7 2,446 05-07-2020, 04:16 AM
  0 Thread: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?
Post: RE: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?

Roly Wrote: (05-06-2020, 07:30 AM) --  I thought polymeric sand is to lock the pavers in place and prevent the rain from washing it out,  sealer is to prevent dirt and mold from the surface of the pa...
frule Home Improvement 7 2,446 05-07-2020, 04:14 AM
  0 Thread: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?
Post: RE: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?

KC Wrote: (05-06-2020, 04:40 AM) -- Polymeric worked as advertised for me.  Weeds still grow up in it tho.   :@ -- Thanks,KC Have you needed to replace the polymeric sand often? Some have compla...
frule Home Improvement 7 2,446 05-07-2020, 04:13 AM
  0 Thread: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?
Post: Paver driveway--Seal it? Use Polymeric sand?

Just moved to South Florida where many homes have paver driveways. We bought in a new development and have one, but I have no experience with them.. The sand that is swept between the pavers is slowly...
frule Home Improvement 7 2,446 05-05-2020, 05:57 AM
  0 Thread: Concrete tile roof in Florida-Inspection?
Post: RE: Concrete tile roof in Florida-Inspection?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (02-28-2020, 08:07 AM) -- Oh, you bought the place new? -- Yes, and the 2 adjacent neighbors have cracked tiles, too. All 3 homes are less than 6 months old. The roofers that di...
frule Home Improvement 7 2,507 02-29-2020, 05:20 AM
  0 Thread: Concrete tile roof in Florida-Inspection?
Post: RE: Concrete tile roof in Florida-Inspection?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (02-27-2020, 05:58 AM) -- The tiles  are not just cracked, but are displaced so that they have slid down a few inches and can be easily seen with binoculars or a ladder without be...
frule Home Improvement 7 2,507 02-28-2020, 06:13 AM

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