Last Activity:09-21-2005 10:07 AM
Posted in thread: replacing tub fixtures on 09-21-2005 at 09:07 AM
By update you mean just the apperance and not the functionality, correct? Check at the major
home centers and plumbing supply places locally. Take your orginal knobs with your to be sure
that they mat...
Posted in thread: New Home Construction on 09-20-2005 at 09:59 AM
How about a forum about "new home construction - DIY" and "new home construction - Contracted"?
Also a forum on "Green Home Building" would be helpful and informative.
Posted in thread: New Shower on 09-20-2005 at 07:54 AM
Most normal tubs will go out a door opening smaller than 30 inches by turning it sideways. Cast
iron ones are very strong & heavy, that is why they are good place to go in event of a tornado.
Posted in thread: Door to Toilet Area on 09-20-2005 at 07:42 AM
Many homes with that style toilet area use split swinging doors. These are easy to put up. Just
measure, level, and screw. You will want to use a drill driver if you are doing the job
yourself. Tough ...
Posted in thread: Kerosene Heaters on 09-19-2005 at 05:51 PM
Carbon Monoxide is the greatest danger. Be careful.
Posted in thread: FYI: Switched from R-22 to HF-22a on 09-19-2005 at 04:52 PM
I found out that there is an environment friendly replacement for R-22. It is HF-22A. A side
benefit is that it compresses and expands easier and less is needed by weight and still be
Posted in thread: Hot Tub for deck on 09-19-2005 at 04:40 PM
They even make ones that are transportable. Look around. Most are self enclosed but require
wiring for 240 Volts. You can get the ones that run on 110 volts but be prepared for a wopper
of a utility b...
Posted in thread: Have to get permit to build treehouse? on 09-19-2005 at 04:28 PM
you all would be suprised by some of the totalitarian rules dictated by some homeowner
associations in the name of maintaining property values. I've been in some rules that dictate
color scheme of you...
Posted in thread: What fish? on 09-19-2005 at 04:21 PM
Is this an indoor or outdoor pond? How big is it? Is is a concrete bottom or soil? It is not as
simple to turn a fountain into a pond by just adding fish. You cannot just add clorine to clear
up the w...
Posted in thread: Less Expensive Winter Heating on 09-19-2005 at 03:51 PM
check out many of the solar and green builder sites. Home Power Magazine (homepower.com) is a
good place to start. The altenergystore.com is another good place to shop. There is a passive
solar air he...