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Posted in thread: What vacuum cleaner should I buy? on 06-19-2015 at 11:33 AM
New vacuum cleaner query:Need a vacuum for a house that mostly has wood floors but with a lot
of area rugs. Have stairs everywhere. Have tons of dust-collecting antiques and cats who shed
and scatter ...
Posted in thread: Refinishing old bookshelves on 08-11-2013 at 10:34 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 07:21 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 01:27 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 11:39 AM
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 11:35 AM
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 01:09 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