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After storms went through Texas & many homes needing to be re-roofed there were several instances of CSST gas line, that was run through the attic & too close to the underside of the roof decking, being punctured by the roofing nails during installation. This is also a good example of why a home ...
08/01/2008
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I have a very close friend from Ghana, West Africa who is a pastor & church planter there. They face many different struggles on a daily basis, but one without a doubt is financial. They have been working to complete their mission house where around 20 people will be living at any given time. The...
03/13/2008
If you haul a ladder on the top of your vehicle on a regular basis you are probably familiar with the ladder whistle that is caused by the air rushing by the holes at each end of the rungs. While this can be a temporary annoyance for a one time project, if you are hauling your ladder every day fo...
03/09/2008
Billy S says,  We were originally going to have a vinyl floor in our addition, but have decided to go with 3/4″ hardwood, the stairs have already been installed & the change in flooring means that the first step will now be 3/4″ shorter than the rest of the steps. The contractor has said that eit...
02/28/2008
Customs House Museum200 South Second Street, Clarksville, TN 37040Saturday, March 1, 2008 • 8:00am - 1:00pmContact: Pastor John RenkenXtreme Ministries • (931) 220-4502Registration Fee: $35.00Topics:1) Five Pivotal Paradigms for TransformationThese are the foundational understanding that is chang...
02/26/2008
Below are some useful tips I received for getting the best value at the pumps.Only buy or fill up your car or truck in the early morning when the ground temperature is still cold. Remember that all service stations have their storage tanks buried below ground. The colder the ground the more dense...
02/25/2008
I wanted to share the below information from Pastor John Renken about the last market place ministries lunchean & upcoming events.Hey everyone just wanted to give you an update of what took place yesterday at the Market Place Ministries Luncheon.  We came together in order to promote the idea tha...
02/22/2008
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If anybody is experiencing dry chapped hands this winter try putting vaseline on your hands & then putting on latex/vinyl surgical gloves. You can then put on a pair of regular gloves & go about your business for a while. I can not remember where I first heard of this technique, but will do it a ...
02/22/2008
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Deicers work by chemically lowering the freezing point below 32 degrees to melt ice. Regular salt (sodium chloride) is the best know & proven deicer, but it's not the best choice if your concerned about the environment, or if temperatures get well below 32 degrees F.Avoid damage with any deicer b...
02/22/2008
"Is there any benefit to installing a GFCI outlet to an older circuit that has no ground wire?" A GFCI (ground-fault circuit interrupter) reduces the risk of electrocution by constantly measuring & comparing the current coming in on the hot wire with the current going out on the neutral. Any diff...
02/20/2008
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