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  1. General DIY Discussions
    I've got a 15 year old Andersen storm door that is no longer square in its frame and is causing the door not to close completely. In the attached images, you can see the gap on the top, non-hinge side when closed. No stripped screws or visible warping. Link to additional photos: (modified...
  2. Windows and Doors
    We have a screen door that, as the title describes, closes slowly, then slams (and bounces multiple times) when it's about 3 inches from being fully closed. A few points of interest: Our door is a larger door: it is normal height, but about 6 inches wider than a standard door (pretty sure it...
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I have a yard full of massive branches due to a storm. Who would I contact to come help me clear them? Would I be looking for a landscaping company? What is this job called? :) Thank you in advance!
  4. Building & Construction
    I bought a Larson storm door 36" wide that says it fits a space 80" to 81" tall. I had a handyman do the installation. It turns out that my actual opening was 81.5". There is now a .5" gap at the bottom of the door. The extender and sweep are lowered as much as possible - just catching the metal...
  5. Building & Construction
    I live in Tampa but not in an evacuation zone, so flooding (including run-off) is not a concern. If a hurricane comes, I'll hunker down at home. My home is reinforced cinderblock built to 1999 code, and I feel relatively safe here. But there is no interior room or closet large enough for 12...
  6. Plumbing
    Why can't you drain stormwater with sewage? I have a driveway that sloped towards the house. I just recently had to replace a section of my sewage line because of an old check valve that stopped functioning. The easiest thing for me to do would be to tie the drain at the bottom of the...
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