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  • Posted in thread: Paint Chiping in Bathtub on 01-28-2009 at 09:40 PM
    When trying to refinish an old hard surface such as a tub consider what you are asking a
    product to do. The original finish was thick and baked onto the surface at a very high
    temperature to get it to...

  • Posted in thread: Upholstery cleaning on 01-28-2009 at 09:07 PM
    Once you have vacuumed thoroughly seek out a cleaning company using VON SCHRADER low moisture
    cleaing system to get the fibers cleaned right. If you don't find snyone advertising call Von
    Schrader at ...

  • Posted in thread: Air ducts need cleaning? on 01-28-2009 at 09:02 PM
    Find a company that cleans ducts using the ROTOBRUSH cleaning system. They can clean the ducts
    thoroughly without having to cut into them . THe brushes will not harm the fiberboard duct
    surfaces. Defi...

  • Posted in thread: can you install corian directly on top of laminate countertop? on 11-29-2008 at 05:48 PM
    If the laminate tops have the rolled lip on them your corian won't sit level but probably tilt
    back toward the wall. As to try and remove the lip it woul be easier to remove the laminate and
    install t...

  • Posted in thread: Heat flame problem on 11-29-2008 at 05:41 PM
    Figured it out!! Finally broke down and called the repairman. Found out the burners were rusted
    and not firing! Duh! Seems like I missed that one! Glenn , the heat exchanger was replaced
    about 6 years...

  • Posted in thread: commode Repair on 11-24-2008 at 09:21 PM
    Ditto on the wax ring to the floor flange. As many of these as I have installed I never knew
    they put the directions on the box saying to install on the commode. One day my daughter and
    husband were c...

  • Posted in thread: Heat flame problem on 11-24-2008 at 09:10 PM
    Have a Goodman furnace, no AC. Made in 1991 Installed 1992. 80 % High eff. This thing is
    driving me nuts!! Starting last year every once in a while the burners would not light clear
    across, say only 3...

  • Posted in thread: Cast Iron Bath Tub has rust and hole around drain on 08-06-2008 at 11:20 PM
    If this tub has perferated through in the area where the rust is you might have a real problem.
    There isn't any way to easily repair such a hole. One possibillity would be to remove the drain
    trim (th...

  • Posted in thread: bathroom leaks driving me insane on 08-06-2008 at 11:01 PM
    As a prof. Home handyman I can tell you the number one cause for leaks in the tub area is in
    the corners of the shower door rails. That little area never gets sealed correctly. i had one
    that showed n...

  • Posted in thread: repair a pinhole leak in pvc elbow joint in attic on 12-25-2007 at 08:55 AM
    Yep! Replace it ! If you're real good you can couple it in both directions with standard glue
    in couplers . Fit it dry, clean both the coupler both the pipe ends (with proper cleaner) then
    apply glue ...