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Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-17-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,850
Posted By Higgy
That wind is just evil sometimes. I had some bad...

That wind is just evil sometimes. I had some bad wind last weekend and stuck some plywood in front of the tomatoes just to stop the wind a bit.
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-15-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Higgy
Weird. I did not know that. It's funny how...

Weird. I did not know that. It's funny how certain things come to be in our world. How many things are "accidental" and what not.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-15-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,850
Posted By Higgy
Oh hey, that A frame for the cuc's might work in...

Oh hey, that A frame for the cuc's might work in my garden. Mine always go crazy with the vines. I like that.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-26-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 20,080
Posted By Higgy
I've got the greenworks 20v one. So far seems to...

I've got the greenworks 20v one. So far seems to work for me. I don't do a lot of weedwacking though. I also have the greenworks leaf blower/sucker, so I can interchange the batteries as they're...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-26-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,850
Posted By Higgy
Nice big garden there Nate. I have 4 4x8 raised...

Nice big garden there Nate. I have 4 4x8 raised beds for vegetables. So far my tomatoes are coming along nicely. I was going to plant them last week but living in Canada you never know when there...
Forum: Other Improvements 04-21-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,642
Posted By Higgy
I was thinking it was a retractable awning as...

I was thinking it was a retractable awning as well...but there's nothing on the rail to hook it to, and there aren't any cables that I can see that would pull it down.
Forum: The Billiards Room 11-09-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,422
Posted By Higgy
In our 2150 sqft house with 2 adults and 2 kids...

In our 2150 sqft house with 2 adults and 2 kids we used approx 710 kWh/Month, and that's with gas heating and hot water. Man, what the heck is sucking so much power in my house? I have to wonder...
Forum: Other Improvements 10-13-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,540
Posted By Higgy
Very nice. Should have taken a pic of the bird...

Very nice. Should have taken a pic of the bird after you were done.

Does the grate need to be directly over the coals, or as close as possible?
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-13-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Higgy
So, I think I caught all the little buggers. ...

So, I think I caught all the little buggers. Used one of those Havahart traps. Drove them about 5+ miles away (the mom, at least I think it was the mom, I drove out almost 10 miles). I live...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-07-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Higgy
Exactly what I was thinking of doing. Spray foam...

Exactly what I was thinking of doing. Spray foam it, then put chicken wire over top. Not sure if that would keep them out permanently or not.
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-07-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Higgy
I actually tried that, although it was only for a...

I actually tried that, although it was only for a few hours and they didn't seem to care. Perhaps if I leave it longer. I know they don't like loud noises.
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-07-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Higgy
LOL, yeah that could be a solution. I want to...

LOL, yeah that could be a solution. I want to spray foam above the garage as well, as my kids rooms are above the garage and their floors are cold, so I was thinking spray foam would be better.
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-06-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Higgy
I almost feel like spraying it with sprayfoam to...

I almost feel like spraying it with sprayfoam to fill the void after they're dealt with and then putting some kind of metal cage over top the hole. I've been hearing them (at least the mom) up there...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-06-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Higgy
LOL...thanks Steve. I actually went and bought...

LOL...thanks Steve. I actually went and bought one yesterday after posting. My local hardware store had one. So I put in on the roof near the entrance (had to play around with some wood framing...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-05-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Higgy
Squirrels in Attic

Hey all,

Any of you ever have squirrels in your attic and what did you do to get rid of them? Call an pest control place or just buy a cage and do it yourself? Not sure if I want to fork over...
Forum: Conservation 09-10-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,459
Posted By Higgy
No not really. The seal isn't bad, it's just...

No not really. The seal isn't bad, it's just that it tears the rubber sweep when you close the door so you just have to keep replacing it every 1 - 2 years and it was just annoying me. I thought...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-01-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,148
Posted By Higgy
I agree. Windows 10 looks cool and is all fancy,...

I agree. Windows 10 looks cool and is all fancy, but I could do without all the garbage that it uses. It's video player is terrible compared to Win7. That goes for it's picture viewer as well. ...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-26-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,148
Posted By Higgy
LOL ok, no problem man. I work in IT, but like I...

LOL ok, no problem man. I work in IT, but like I said we're mostly an MS shop here. I talked to my coworker who likes to read about Linux and he said Linux Mint was good. He also said he read...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-25-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,148
Posted By Higgy
I've got Win10 installed as well. I upgraded...

I've got Win10 installed as well. I upgraded then I reinstalled it from scratch. I removed some of the spyware crap but I'm sure there's a ton more.

I heard something about the big brother stuff...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-20-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,371
Posted By Higgy
I've been to the Goats on the Roof Cafe. My...

I've been to the Goats on the Roof Cafe. My sister lives in Courtenay so we've been there 2 or 3 times.

Do you put any soil up there? What do the plants grow from or use for nutrients? Or did...
Forum: Conservation 08-17-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,417
Posted By Higgy
Eeaaugh...Saskatchewan...blah. Riders suck. ...

Eeaaugh...Saskatchewan...blah. Riders suck.

;)

Just teasing you man. I love the music from that video though. You've got the personality for making video's. Can't wait to see what you do to...
Forum: Conservation 07-29-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,459
Posted By Higgy
It's just a wooden door. I don't think the door...

It's just a wooden door. I don't think the door is sagging, but if I take the metal plate off the floor and the rubber weatherstripping off the bottom of the door then there is a gap between the...
Forum: Conservation 07-28-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,459
Posted By Higgy
Sealing Mudroom Door to Garage

Hey all, I have replaced the bottom part of the door in the mudroom (that leads to the garage) with draught proofing parts from Home Depot last year, but it always gets torn up from opening and...
Forum: Lighting 03-20-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,079
Posted By Higgy
Regular LED and dimming

Hey, do regular LED lights dim? I have a dimmer switch in my house and was wondering when I replace the incandescent with LED, if it will still dim the lights.
Forum: Conservation 01-20-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By Higgy
Turning off water when going on Vacation

I know we've had this conversation before, but it's been a while and I'm curious of what everyone thinks.

Going on vacation, do you turn the hot water tank to pilot and shut the water off to it,...
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