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re: Generator safe to put under open air carport with garage door? - humblepie
Someone posted on here in another thread recently that their newly installed home generator made their detectors alarm in their house....
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re: Lifetime Plex Pass - humblepie
I got that email and passed on it then a while later was kicking myself. I upgraded at the full price and still felt it was worth it though....
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re: Granite/Quartz Cost - humblepie
Wow you are just out of my league I guess. I will just go back to my peasant shack so as not to annoy the TD royalty in here....
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re: Granite/Quartz Cost - humblepie
[quote]Go granite. It’s a superior product. [/quote] After owning homes with both products my wife and I have the opposite opinion(that's OK). Quartz can be just as pretty and really is less to worry about. Particularly things soaking into granite.. with a house full of kids you never know wh...
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re: Upgrading Flood Lights - humblepie
[quote]I have 3 rings. 2 spots and 1 flood. Am I the only one who thinks the video quality is pretty crappy? Trying to get a good face shot is near impossible unless the perp is 10 feet away.[/quote] That doesn't surprise me. I have seen some YouTube reviews where the ring cameras didn't even com...
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re: Well the simple Dallis grass cure went no where. Some died, most is turning green again. - humblepie
[quote]I offered the OP a possible solution while you have done nothing to help. [/quote] Ronk has posted pages of help on this boarb, probably more than anyone else so try not to get all upset when people doubt that spreading all their kitchen spices on the yard is a good weed prevention method...
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re: Lumber prices anyone building new Const - humblepie
I discussed ICF with my builder and while he liked it he said one issue is appraisals. He had issues with a few of his ICF homes appraising for the purchase price because not all appraisers are willing to account for it's extra cost especially VA appraisers. ...
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re: Carbon Monoxide poisoning from generators - humblepie
[link=(https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/02/us/generator-deaths-hurricane-laura-trnd/index.html)]Half of Hurricane Laura deaths were from generators[/link] I have a discussion with my 6 y/o frequently after I tell him not to do something dangerous and he say " But I didn't get hurt". Explaining to him ...
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re: How much for a whole home generator? - humblepie
I suspect the added cost of diesel generator and higher maintenance costs would only be worth it if you were putting a lot of hours on the generator....
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re: Lumber prices anyone building new Const - humblepie
Every article I could find online cited Mill shutdowns and huge DIY demand as driving the prices. Pretty sure it's not because of looting......
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re: Hibiscus not blooming but leaves very healthy - humblepie
[quote]Seven kills bees[/quote] Do bees even like hibiscus? I don't think I have ever seen a single bee on mine. Plenty of wasps hunting for bugs though....
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re: How important is a garage to homebuyers? - humblepie
The answer to how many garages a house needs is always "More"...
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re: Anyone have a steam shower? - humblepie
I didn't even know such a thing existed... Glad I learned something new....
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re: How is the housing market in your area? - humblepie
It's more about who is hit the hardest by the current unemployment. Most of the people losing their jobs right now we're already too poor to afford a house.......
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re: How is the housing market in your area? - humblepie
Same here in the Florida panhandle. It's busy...
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re: Anything to keep pee frogs away from lights? - humblepie
Yeah, welcome those frogs with open arms. They are keeping the swarms of bugs to a reasonable size. The size and amount of their poop can be shocking but it's worth it....
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re: Can’t wait until people start boarding up..... - humblepie
The builder my wife works for is raising their house prices soon because trusses are costing them 30k extra right now. This is in Florida so it happening all over. I'm glad our house was framed before things got too bad....
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re: Fertilizer that won't stain concrete? - humblepie
Are you sure it's from the fertilizer? In the Florida panhandle where I am at irrigation often leaves red stains when people have irrigation wells. It's a very common issue here....
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re: Memory Foam Mattress - humblepie
There are several recent threads discussing this. Should be able to find them with a search....
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re: What a/c filter are you guys using - humblepie
I have been using [link=(https://www.factorydirectfilters.com/)]Factory Direct Filters[/link] for several years now. I buy a year supply at a time and have been very happy with their pleated filters....
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