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Posted in thread: Refinishing old bookshelves on 08-11-2013 at 11:34 AM
So I got a board cut to replace the really rotten piece. There are others not so bad I think I
can patch with Minwax hardener and wood filler. Even if I can't stain the wood filler, if it is
on the bo...
Posted in thread: Refinishing old bookshelves on 08-06-2013 at 08:21 AM
Hmmmm okay thanks for all the replies. As I am getting into this I am realizing you are
right... The wood probably is pine and the color that attracted me is just a bit of stain
darkening it. There ar...
Posted in thread: Refinishing old bookshelves on 08-03-2013 at 02:27 PM
I picked up some old bookshelves at a garage sale and I want to spruce them up. This is my
first time doing a project like this, so I apologize for the newbie questions.Here is a picture
of one of the...
Posted in thread: Help some water damage on 12-08-2011 at 08:04 AM
Okay got in behind the walls. Some mold but not as bad as I expected. Some corrosion on the
pipes above and signs of some leaking from there.
Posted in thread: Looking at replacement windows on 11-29-2011 at 08:14 AM
I ended up contracting with a company called Comfort, mostly on the basis of good rep for
customer service on Angie's list and BBB. Which I saw in person as they were prompt to follow
up and answer qu...
Posted in thread: Help some water damage on 11-16-2011 at 05:25 PM
Talked to insurance people. They don't think the sump pump is the cause of the problem and that
there must be other sources of water over a long period of time. Above this bathroom is the
main bath th...
Posted in thread: Help some water damage on 10-27-2011 at 12:39 PM
Okay here are some pictures I took back when all of this started after Tropical Storm Irene
passed through. This has all dried up now and the smell has pretty much gone away.I see some
mold in the bas...
Posted in thread: Help some water damage on 10-27-2011 at 12:35 PM
Okay I attached this rough sketch I drew of the area. The gray area is the basement. The tan
area is a ground level foyer that is higher than the basement and to the side. The water
damaged area in gr...
Posted in thread: Looking at replacement windows on 10-21-2011 at 02:09 PM
Got a few more estimates and getting clearer about what are the types of windows made and what
I want. With the windows themselves there are pretty clear specs and ratings to be found; with
Posted in thread: Help some water damage on 10-11-2011 at 01:09 PM
The recent weather in NY has caused me some water damage. Trying to decide what needs to be
done.The house is a 1960's split level. The damage is in the foyer and half bath that is at
ground level. So...