Last Activity:08-29-2009 1:29 AM
Posted in thread: Bathroom sink stopper on 02-09-2009 at 09:32 PM
If you're just looking for something to catch hair and stuff, you can get mesh sink catchers at
any major home store. I think we spent $5 on a package that contained two sink catchers and a
Posted in thread: Wall color for my kitchen on 01-28-2009 at 12:00 PM
Do you have a pic? Hard to imagine the countertop color. You want nothing too dark since you
have white cabinets. Possibly a lighter shade of the counter color?
Posted in thread: Glass Bottle Recycled Countertops on 01-27-2009 at 07:36 AM
This is the company website. Has a very pretty look, and they claim similar properties to
granite. Anyone know how it compares in cost?Countertops from recycled glass - eco-friendly
alternative to gra...
Posted in thread: options for cabinet update on 01-21-2009 at 06:58 PM
Sand and use wood conditioner before painting. Make sure the boxes are nice and smooth since
any imperfections will show up. Spraying will give you a nice even finish.
Posted in thread: options for cabinet update on 01-20-2009 at 08:34 PM
Stripping is a pain. You can do it, and if you're only doing the boxes, your results should be
reasonable. Staining the boxes and new doors will be tricky because it will be hard to match
the stain co...
Posted in thread: Cabinets are falling down on 01-20-2009 at 03:28 PM
The 1x2 that's running across the top back side is the board that's pulled off. Is there a way
to reattach it to the cabinet? We could screw in from the side easily, but it's showing. The
cabinet on t...
Posted in thread: Cabinets are falling down on 01-19-2009 at 02:34 PM
It appears that the only thing holding up our cabinets is a very large over-the-range hood
(which also holds the microwave), and the cabinets are leaning forward slightly onto it.On
Posted in thread: Climbers on 01-17-2009 at 08:53 PM
Assuming your location is your zip code, you're in zone 8. Lots of climbers will grow there.
Clematis is a very pretty flowering vine that grows reasonably quickly (needs full sun and
shaded roots). C...
Posted in thread: Ceiling Fan Light on 01-13-2009 at 10:11 AM
Try going with compact florescent bulbs. You can get a 20W CFL with an intermediate base, and
the output is equivalent to a 75W incandescent. You can probably get even higher wattage than
that if you ...
Posted in thread: Load Bearing Closet? on 01-12-2009 at 12:15 PM
How do I go about finding a structural engineer?Call some home inspectors (the kind you use
when you first bought the house). There seem to be some structural engineers in the business.
Even if whoeve...