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Re: BBQ SMOKE IS ILLEGAL IN FLORIDA? I'm stepping in it now


July 28, 2015, 4:32 pm

Uncle Monster posted for all of us... I saw this and disagree with most of the posters. I see some gov't guy who was just doing his job because the municipality passed a law about the smoke. If ... Read more »

Katie Couric


July 28, 2015, 4:23 pm

I would really like to do Katie Couric in a pair of black stiletto heels, but I can't find a pair that fits me. Read more »

Re: OT: OK Trump, will the real Donald please stand up?


July 28, 2015, 2:31 pm

Trumps the ONLY one of either the Democrats or Republicans who is making sense on this issue. All the democrats want CITIZENSHIP for the illegal's because they want to buy their votes. The other ... Read more »

OT London at Sunset


July 28, 2015, 12:12 pm

Some of you may know that a book written 50 years ago by Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchan, has been found recently and just been pubished.. And others may have heard of the new book by Dr. Seuss, writt... Read more »

Roundup: Should It Kill Poison Ivy?


July 28, 2015, 11:04 am

It's been about five days since I first sprayed some poison ivy with Roundup - with a touch up application yesterday. I'm not seeing any signs of distress in the stuff. OTOH, 3 days on crab grass ... Read more »

A GREAT Customer Experience


July 28, 2015, 10:50 am

My wife and I just had such a great customer experience I had to post it. Disclaimer - Neither my wife nor I are affiliated with Century Tile in any way. My wife and I went to buy new floor cover... Read more »

Reinstalling Hollywood Strip Bathroom Light Fixture


July 28, 2015, 8:07 am

So i removed my old hollywood-style bathroom light fixture in preparation to put in a new one. However, decided not to go with the new one and tried to reinstall the hollywood light fixture with no ... Read more »

Garbage Disposal Stuck


July 27, 2015, 3:12 pm

When I turn it on, the motor coil hums but doesn't spin. In the past something had fallen into it and I could remove it by hand or work it loose with a wooden dowel. Not budging this time. Dra... Read more »

Pool pump update


July 27, 2015, 11:43 am

Rained last night big time so the pump went out again. Followed the suggestions of Trader (via Oren) and disconnected the pump from the load side. Turned on the pump and the ground fault did not ... Read more »

OT. Jeep fuel tanks


July 27, 2015, 7:14 am

Fiat-Chrysler is recalling some Jeeps. The 93-98 Grand Cherokee and the 2002-2007 Liberty. They met safety standards when built. From Autoblog: http://tinyurl.com/q7qptd3 My memory goes bac... Read more »

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Brita Or Pur Brand Best For Kitchen Faucet Water Filter ?


Hello: Water at our new place is pretty poor, and have decided to purchase one of those spigot mounted filters for the kitchen faucet. Guess there are 2 primary brands: Pur, and Brita Anyone have an... Read more »

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Hydraulic Radiant Heat


I posted HVAC question recently. I met my architect today and I brought up the question about heatng my new addition with radiant heated floor and possibly baseboard radiator. I started looking for r... Read more »

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Composite versus Vinyl replacement windows


We are in the proceess of replacing windows in our home. One of the sales pitches insisted that vinyl windows which are exposed to prolonged periods of intense sunlight would eventually fail, causing... Read more »

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How to keep kaids from fawling down staipps


My kaids keep fawling down staipps. How to stop? Read more »

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Copper Sulfate effect on Tree

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There is a city tree, an American Elm, that has a diameter of about 4'. It is a source of sewer backups, the roots get into the pipes. This tree is on the tree belt and between two houses. I don'... Read more »

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Removing deep-set nails


I need to remove some deep-set nails. They're the type without large heads, and they look like they must have been placed with a nail gun, because the heads are (say) 1/8 into the wood. One metho... Read more »

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Resurfacing Inground Pool Black Bottom vs. Pebble Finish Pros & Cons


We are planning to resurfacing our inground pool. We now have Tahoe Blue and we are not real happy with it. We would like to have it resurfaced. Could anyone give us some pros and cons to a black ... Read more »

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Crestline or Traco patio doors ?


Hello, I am planning to replace out wood patio doors with Vinyl ones. I have whittled the choices to Crestline or Traco (I am not looking for a pricey door). I have never heard of Traco, but am fam... Read more »

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Choices for load bearing columns?


I'm having a closet removed that is a partial load bearing wall for some of the ceiling beams...my contractor is going to install a column to support it. I can't seem to find any good websites f... Read more »

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DC Transmission


Awl -- In the thread where the guy was ranting against alternating current in his MB Hydro uses DC for transmission from generator sites to converter stations over hundreds of miles. http://www.hyd... Read more »