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  • Home repair, bicycling, kayaking
  • Dan G
  • San Diego

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  • Posted in thread: Input, advice, ideas! I'm begging:) on 02-26-2015 at 09:48 PM
    Beachguy gets his interior decorator's license soon. Never block a window with a headboard.
    Lose the curtains or match them on the other window --- room looks patchy and unfinished with
    just one windo...

  • Posted in thread: What size furnace do I need ? on 02-25-2015 at 09:14 AM
    Minimum of 48,00 BTU but depends on your house dimensions, ceiling height, quality of
    insulation and temperature increase needed. Here is a calculator you can start with to estimate
    your minimum needs...

  • Posted in thread: Bathroom tile install on 02-24-2015 at 12:40 PM
    NOOOOOOOOO bamboo is a bad choice where moisture happens. It loses its finish, cups, and
    generally goes to hell. Since you have a 3/4" gap, something should be done. I would install a
    screw jack in th...

  • Posted in thread: Bathroom tile install on 02-23-2015 at 11:00 PM
    Leveling can be tricky. If you need a permanent support in the basement, some people would cut
    the concrete and pour a formal footing, with rebar, to support a lally column or screw jack.
    Most footing...

  • Posted in thread: Remodeling restroom on 02-18-2015 at 09:49 PM
    Sure you are ready to tackle a project this big? If so, you have a great adventure ahead of
    you.1. The City is responsible for a properly operating shut off on their side fo the meter.
    Call them to re...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing And Drain Pipe on 02-18-2015 at 09:19 PM
    This can easily be solved but pictures or a sketch would really help. You might be talking
    about a simple bulkhead which can be drywalled ... or ???Lots of very capable people standing
    by to help. Jus...

  • Posted in thread: Sister Act on 02-18-2015 at 01:00 AM
    Apply a wavy bead of construction adhesive to the new sistering. Full length and top to bottom
    as you go from one side to the other. Roll it into place, using a framing hammer if necessary
    to encourag...

  • Posted in thread: Your Opinion on Kitchen Tile on 02-17-2015 at 07:52 PM
    A last point ... Ifyou decide to go with tile, make sure you lay in a stock of extra bullnose
    and corners ... Those pieces take most of the damage and need replacing. If you do not keep the
    replacemen...

  • Posted in thread: Bath tub Refinishing on 02-16-2015 at 09:31 PM
    The Homax brand did not do well according to the HD guy ... lasted three weeks. BUT,
    preparation is crucial. Refinishing pros use three different products to strip the tub of soap,
    body oils, and grim...

  • Posted in thread: Bath tub Refinishing on 02-16-2015 at 08:26 PM
    Had reason to try the Rustoleum Bath and Tile Refinishing Kit. Their video advised using a high
    density foam roller and foam brush to get into seams and corners.Has anyone here tried to do
    this ?? Got...

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