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re: Current Mortgage Rates - lsujro
[quote]otowntiger[/quote] google refinance calculator and fill in your numbers. i suspect it would be worth it given how high your current loan is - you could get 2.5% improvement or better on a 15 year note. at that rate, i'd pull some cash out :lol:...
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re: Is this overkill? Garage Electrical Wiring - lsujro
agree with poster re ceiling box. that is your junction box. don't need another for each light. ...
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re: Anyone done their own termite trench? - lsujro
basically what above poster said. here is video showing how to do it. [link=(https://youtu.be/uTgg92HV84k)]LINK[/link]...
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Anyone done their own termite trench? - lsujro
I just bought some Taurus SC and plan to trench around my house. Looks like 6inch wide 6inch deep trench all the way around required. Any tips to speed this process? ...
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re: Robot Vacuum and Mop - lsujro
get a eufy is you want a cheap one. coworker got one on my rec and he can't kill the thing. it survived cleaning during a construction project in the house and still works great. ...
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re: What size AC do you use for Bonus/Upstairs - lsujro
[quote]Have your builder put an AC register about 2/3 of the way up the stairwell if you can. It will help keep you from getting blasted with hot air on your way up the stairs. [/quote] this is a great idea. we keep our bonus room warm, but walking up is like a damn sauna :lol:...
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re: Landlord charging a fee to accept rent - lsujro
[quote]read your lease[/quote] this is the answer. if it doesn't say anything about payment methods, or if it doesn't give ll authority to direct how payments should be made, i'd be tempted to just send a paper check. he will have a hard time evicting you in most states in that scenario, but be p...
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re: Grass over old tree stumps - lsujro
It's a boat load of chips unfortunately but this is my plan. Hoping relocating them to flower beds doesn't create fungus or weed issues there. Thanks for the input everyone...
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re: Grass over old tree stumps - lsujro
Any suggestion on what to do with the wood chips? I was assuming this was the way to go and did one hole already. A lot more chips than I thought it would be. eta this is in a city subdivision, so can't burn unfortunately. Probably too heavy to bag for trash pickup. Would it make usable mulch o...
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re: Any Masterbuilt Gravity Owners on here? - lsujro
[quote]lose the ash pan door & put a small weight on the hopper door fan cutoff with the hopper door open.[/quote] Need to try this. Last several cooks it didn't light the first time i closed the hopper and ash bin doors. ...
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Grass over old tree stumps - lsujro
I had to have several trees cut from my yard. The ground the stumps 4-6ft around and left grinds in the hole. What is the best way to get grass to grow over these spots? I have centipede surrounding some holes, st aug around others. Related question: any good use for the ground up roots if i ...
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re: Used Auto Pricing - No Haggle Dealership - lsujro
I would not expect them to move off in current market environment. I would also not expect the car you are looking at to last long...
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re: Battery Powered weed-eaters and edgers - lsujro
[quote]The new model 650 blower is stronger than my Echo blower and the trimmer is on par or better than my gas trimmer.[/quote] my fil (who is a contractor) has ego blower and it's noticeably more powerful than my old echo blower. much lighter and easier to use too. not sure about how long it la...
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re: Current Mortgage Rates - lsujro
[quote]Where at, and what bank?[/quote] Red River Bank in Shreveport...
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re: Can granite countertops be repolished and sealed to look like new? - lsujro
You'll be able to have it done, but it is going to create a ton of dust. be prepared to seal your kitchen off, and likely still find the stuff in your house. if you do the sealing and cleaning yourself, will save some $....
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re: Current Mortgage Rates - lsujro
2.625% locked on 30 yr today. 15 was 2.25. No points...
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re: Home Depot drops Ego from power equipment brands - lsujro
[quote]So HD didn't drop Ego, Ego/Chevron dropped HD?[/quote] yeah and sounds like HD beat them to the press release :lol:...
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re: Home Depot drops Ego from power equipment brands - lsujro
Interesting. The Ego stuff seems pretty solid ...
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re: Have any of you DIY a tile shower? Is it really difficult? - lsujro
[quote]Smaller tiles can suck[/quote] True but i wouldn't recommend that a novice install very large tile either - little to no room for error. Have to get it perfect or it will be obvious and look bad. Also, larger grout joints are your friend. ...
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re: New Toilets - lsujro
[quote]My wife has not met a toilet she could not stop up. [/quote] same here but mine never could clog a Vormax. Owned a 1.28 and a 1.6gpf model. I couldn't tell much difference between the two....
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