Burning Dryer Transition Ducts

-    They’re allowed by the Minnesota State Mechanical Code, but they can’t be any longer than 8′, and they need to be listed and labeled for the application.  Transition ducts should be used sparingly, stretched tight, not smashed, and replaced periodically.   If a dryer transition duct is listed, you’ll find the “UL” logo somewhere on the package or product. .  As I mentioned last week, a dryer transition duct is the flexible material that can be used to transition between the dryer and the duct. Last week I blogged about clothes dryer ducts, and this week I’m going to follow up with information on dryer transition ducts.  The key word is listed ..More

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Deck Ledger Attachment Methods

-  These fasteners are designed to be installed without any pilot holes, and they already come with a washer attached to each head.  Simpson Strong-Tie makes a similar fastener, called the Strong-Drive® SDS Screw. .  One such fastener is the FastenMaster LedgerLok®, which is pictured above. Because of the tedious process involved in drilling several pilot holes in the wood to use lag screws, there are a few products available that are designed for the specific purpose of attaching a deck ledger to a building ..More

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Organize your garage with pegboard

- . Jerry Seinfeld:  “Have you ever noticed if a guy is out in his driveway, working on something with tools, how all the other men in the neighborhood are magnetically drawn to this activity?” ..More

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- . Bent Outlet Cover – Problem: I want an outlet right where the wall is angled, but I can’t get the cover plate to fit ..More

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Stucco Homes

-  They were excited when infrared cameras came onto the market, they purchased $10k – $15k infrared cameras, they went through extensive training on the use of IR cameras, and then they began using IR cameras on houses before performing invasive testing.  Each company shared the exact same experience with me. All three testing companies that I interviewed said the same thing about infrared inspections on stucco homes: they’re unreliable. ..More

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