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by heraldhamster
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Rainwater Collection .What are some ingenious uses for this?
Replies: 10
Views: 17919

Re: RE: Rainwater Collection .What are some ingenious uses f

I decided that I could harvest rainwater, build the system pay-as-you-go, and I have a source of trucked-in potable water uintil the reservoir gets built up. The water has to be filtered in several ways to be considered drinkable, but till that's set up, there's always the bottle filling machines. ...
by heraldhamster
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Rainwater Collection .What are some ingenious uses for this?
Replies: 10
Views: 17919

... I considered pumping collected rainwater to the roof where it would feed into sprinklers (or CPVC piping with holes all along) that would saturate the roof to reduce heat gain which would reduce a/c operating costs (somewhat) . I may try it . my father-in-law calls that his Swedish A/C. he does...
by heraldhamster
Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Creepers?
Replies: 9
Views: 6005

RE: Creepers?

I found one of these on craigslist and had to have it. it's very comfy, the wheels are huge, roll easily and are extra heavy duty. I added a cut piece of cheap camping ground pad (might be a yoga mat) with glue to give even more padding. I haven't tried it on dirt, but it works wonders,even on grave...
by heraldhamster
Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:44 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: extending existing eaves
Replies: 0
Views: 2410

extending existing eaves

sorry if this is in the wrong spot (I didn't think it should go in 'Decorating, Landscaping & Gardening' as it's a structural change to the house) and/or if this has been addressed in the past. I tried a search with several different combinations of terms with no results. we're new-ish owners (two m...