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  0 Thread: Subpanel/electrical costs?
Post: RE: Subpanel/electrical costs?

OneStaple Wrote: (05-19-2024, 10:47 PM) -- Hey all, I just want to get a sanity check on a quote I got for some electrical work. We're moving to a new house, and I'm trying to have some renovation...
Roly Home Improvement 5 143 Yesterday, 07:31 AM
  0 Thread: Tools for PEX plumbing
Post: RE: Tools for PEX plumbing

Grey Mountain Wrote: (05-16-2024, 08:03 AM) -- I have done a lot of plumbing with PVC, but never with PEX.  I had my "Little House" plumbed by a contractor who used PEX. I now need to install shutoff...
Roly Home Improvement 4 231 05-16-2024, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: Oven ignitors
Post: RE: Oven ignitors

EightFingers Wrote: (05-13-2024, 12:23 PM) -- We have a Kitchenaid double oven range. I found out the gas valve shuts down after a power failure, or in my case when I turned off the breaker to do som...
Roly Home Improvement 6 378 05-13-2024, 01:29 PM
  0 Thread: Oven ignitors
Post: RE: Oven ignitors

Andydiy Wrote: (05-11-2024, 11:45 AM) -- I replaced both ignitors about a year ago.  At that time, the ignitors would turn on but must not have been getting hot enough to ignite the gas.  Since I rep...
Roly Home Improvement 6 378 05-11-2024, 08:19 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

crokett™ Wrote: (05-11-2024, 04:15 PM) -- Mine is pretty steep, steep enough that when I'm on it, it makes me uncomfortable.  I'm guessing its over 45 degrees. -- Sounds like the diy hardware cloth...
Roly Home Improvement 18 1,013 05-11-2024, 05:20 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 ...
Roly Home Improvement 18 1,013 05-06-2024, 03:02 PM
  0 Thread: mulch options for grass seed
Post: RE: mulch options for grass seed

DogwoodTales Wrote: (04-25-2024, 11:25 AM) -- I have one of those spikey rollers to loosen the soil before spreading seed.  IF the cellulose is okay to use I would wet it down good initially and the...
Roly Home Improvement 15 1,039 04-25-2024, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: Finishing Walnut
Post: RE: Finishing Walnut

jteneyck Wrote: (04-20-2024, 06:36 PM) -- Dye is your friend for bringing the lighter areas closer to the darker.  I like Transtint, but there are plenty of others.  Whichever one you choose, you can...
Roly Finishing 13 870 04-21-2024, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: Handheld welder????
Post: RE: Handheld welder????

stav Wrote: (04-19-2024, 07:04 AM) -- I'm no welder, but I have been looking into it a little out of curiosity over the years. That tool is an arc welder.  From what I have read, mig is the easiest w...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 9 751 04-19-2024, 07:26 AM
  0 Thread: "board and batten" style wainscot layout
Post: RE: "board and batten" style wainscot layout

DieselDennis Wrote: (04-03-2024, 12:20 PM) -- Keep your eyes peeled for outlets.  Try to land them in a board if you can. -- Good Point !     Roly
Roly Home Improvement 7 657 04-03-2024, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture Content
Post: RE: Moisture Content

jteneyck Wrote: (03-26-2024, 08:30 PM) -- That fills in the details of what you're doing, but nothing pops out as to why the insides dry faster.  I wonder what Dr. Wengert would have to say about it?...
Roly Woodworking 8 837 03-26-2024, 09:43 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture Content
Post: RE: Moisture Content

EatenByLimestone Wrote: (03-25-2024, 06:23 AM) -- This explanation makes sense, but it doesn’t act the same as it does in a piece of firewood.  When you split a piece of firewood, the inside is wette...
Roly Woodworking 8 837 03-25-2024, 07:49 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture Content
Post: RE: Moisture Content

Bill Holt Wrote: (03-24-2024, 03:10 PM) -- titanxt's Moisture Meter post reminds me of a question.  I turn several bowls a year.  First, I turn the green piece to a 1" thickness, seal it and store it...
Roly Woodworking 8 837 03-24-2024, 05:20 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Wall Cabinet Over Tile?
Post: RE: Kitchen Wall Cabinet Over Tile?

MKepke Wrote: (03-20-2024, 10:15 AM) -- If aesthetics aren’t a concern, you could put the cabinets right over the tile. I’d try to use a French clear type system to simplify hitting the studs. ...
Roly Home Improvement 5 633 03-20-2024, 03:50 PM
  0 Thread: Aniline Dye and Glue
Post: RE: Aniline Dye and Glue

jteneyck Wrote: (03-12-2024, 02:56 PM) -- The dye will not effect glue up, but Willyou is right to worry about glue up of dyed wood that has not been sealed.  The glue will give the same problems it ...
Roly Finishing 4 543 03-12-2024, 04:13 PM
  0 Thread: Old House Electrical
Post: RE: Old House Electrical

Willyou Wrote: (03-09-2024, 03:36 PM) -- Thanks. That is kinda what I thought. I've asked him to look for any gfci's on those circuits with the new 3 prong outlets. Grounded system is best; understoo...
Roly Home Improvement 14 1,081 03-09-2024, 06:10 PM
  0 Thread: Old House Electrical
Post: RE: Old House Electrical

Willyou Wrote: (03-09-2024, 11:59 AM) -- I understand that a series of outlets can be protected by a single gfci outlet if the gfci is the first in line from the main breaker. Does what you said abov...
Roly Home Improvement 14 1,081 03-09-2024, 03:06 PM
  0 Thread: Old House Electrical
Post: RE: Old House Electrical

JosephP Wrote: (03-07-2024, 08:37 PM) -- Pretty sure GFCI with no ground wire will still trip if overloaded.  I recall reading it will proteta person but probably not equipment. Is there any way t...
Roly Home Improvement 14 1,081 03-08-2024, 07:02 AM
  0 Thread: Stinky sink
Post: RE: Stinky sink

KC Wrote: (03-04-2024, 02:13 PM) -- Removed stopper, stuck the bottle down there and cleaned with baking soda, then gave it another baking soda/vinegar treatment.  Still stinky.  I guess I'll take th...
Roly Home Improvement 21 1,724 03-04-2024, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: Clogged Sink Drain
Post: RE: Clogged Sink Drain

crokett™ Wrote: (03-03-2024, 06:24 PM) -- I was wondering about that but was trying to wrap my head around the venting issue.  In theory the studor vents vent the sinks,   Unless it's that the clog i...
Roly Home Improvement 7 816 03-03-2024, 06:57 PM

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