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by Daniel Meyer
Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: 6" square hole in wall behind gas stove for shutoff - MICE
Replies: 7
Views: 5599

Re: 6" square hole in wall behind gas stove for shutoff - MICE

Seal behind the shutoff so mice/air cannot get there in the first place.
by Daniel Meyer
Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: The Boards are now back open...
Replies: 17
Views: 129001

Re: The Boards are now back open...

You can plug potential new users into stopforumspam.com and it will tell you if it's a known spammer (by IP or email address). Doesn't catch brand new ones, but does catch a lot. That's how I keep new spam users off my board. Also pays to delete any accounts that registered, but haven't logged in at...
by Daniel Meyer
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Plumbing
Replies: 19
Views: 9373

Re: Plumbing

One of the biggest advantages of soldered copper is that it's a generic system and if one manufacturer goes out of business, you'll still have ten dozen other manufacturing compatible parts. Not so sure about that with any modern plumbing systems. PEX is a generic term/system. There are multiple ma...
by Daniel Meyer
Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Fire+Water=Big Mess
Replies: 9
Views: 4303

Re: Fire+Water=Big Mess

Yikes! What a mess. So sorry for this!
by Daniel Meyer
Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: The last structural project!
Replies: 4
Views: 3691

Re: The last structural project!

Nice work!
by Daniel Meyer
Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: How many drains to sewer system in 1929 house?
Replies: 6
Views: 4434

Re: How many drains to sewer system in 1929 house?

Every drain in our house went immediately out from under the house and connected to sewer lines in the yard. Twoof those go to the street, but they are also connected together (weird). From under the house, it looked like we had four separate systems. All coming out and being replaced to code...some...
by Daniel Meyer
Sun Dec 30, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Old House Pets
Replies: 195
Views: 142193

Re: Old House Pets

New addition to the Meyer Casa... A Corgi rescue doggy! He’s off getting neutered, vaccinated, and chipped. He’s a present for the wife from my Mom and should join the household next week. http://theoldvictorian.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/dog2.jpg http://theoldvictorian.com/blog/wp-content/...
by Daniel Meyer
Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Slow...so, random " me working" picture...
Replies: 2
Views: 10250

Slow...so, random " me working" picture...

Me re-siding the Cupola on our 1866 commercial building a while back.

Need to get off my backside and finish the trim and paint it now....

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by Daniel Meyer
Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Brrrrr....
Replies: 2
Views: 1986

Brrrrr....

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http://lifeisaroad.com/blog/2012/12/26/white-christmas/

Last time we had a white Christmas around here was over 30 years before I was born...