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Home Improvement

Fire stopping for INTERIOR basement walls?

author: millinghill posted 07-25-2016

Hi. I know I need to install fire stopping (1/2 sheetrock) above the top plate and along the perimeter of my basement as I install framing, per this image (which shows 3/4 OSB instead of sheetrock):... read more »

Problem with bathroom odors

author: gmc444 posted 05-05-2016

Hello, I am hoping some smart person can help me with ideas for identifying odor problems in my master bathroom. There are two subtle odors involved, one comes from near the two sinks, the other from... read more »

OT Politics

author: philipuk posted 07-25-2016

Does the group need a new subgroup uk.d-i-y.politics? I don't see what Jeremy Corbyn has to do with grouting your bathroom tiles! read more »

Home Building

Hadoop online training

author: infocim249 posted 07-18-2016

Hadoop is an important part of the next-generation data (related to the bea utiful design and construction of buildings, etc.), providing a hugely (abl e to be made bigger or smaller) Hadoop online... read more »

Not sure what this could be...?

author: morganforney posted 04-13-2016

I'm hoping someone can provide some answers on this. I'm actually a little creeped out by it... My husband bought a home years and years before I met him as an investment property. There have been va... read more »

june 1946 from the war department

author: Electric Comet posted 07-24-2016

a nice book woodworking and furniture repair not a table saw but a saw bench there are plans in here with cutting lists and nice diagrams with cross sections and have not gotten through the book ... read more »

Generator shuts down after transfer.

author: CMR posted 11-14-2015

My 17 KW Generac generator shuts down after transfer to emergency power, with the generator in the auto mode I opened the main braker the generator did start and transfer, upon transfer the generator... read more »

Home Climate

That's life. ( Dehumidifier )

author: Dan posted 07-17-2016

No questions here, just relating how life works. I have a small collection of dehumidifiers. All bought at garage sales or from thrift stores. The dehumidifier I have been using is now not work... read more »

Other Home Topics

Rodent Poison Bars

author: AddieHamm posted 11-12-2014

Does anyone know the name of the rodent poison that looks like a granola bar with seeds and nuts in it? Not One Bite. That stuff seems to make them go crazy with pain and come into the middle of the ... read more »

Lawn and Garden

Fungus or disease on mountain ash

author: Snuffy "Hub Cap" McKinney posted 08-18-2016

What does this look liket? I searched some but couldn't find any photos close up enough to match it. It's on a short stub where I had cut off a small branch a few weeks ago. http://i64.tinypic... read more »

More bugs

author: Snuffy "Hub Cap" McKinney posted 08-18-2016

These rascals were on a flower crawling around -- don't know the name of this plant. Only saw them on one stalk. Any ideas what they might be, and how to treat the plants? Close up http://i66.... read more »

first tomato worm

author: songbird posted 07-24-2016

of the season. yesterday. Ma had already gone out and looked, but since i was working in the fenced gardens getting the garlic out i was right there. so i took a few moments to scan. only... read more »

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