Last Activity:11-29-2008 5:59 PM
Posted in thread: Paint Chiping in Bathtub on 01-28-2009 at 08:40 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 08:07 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 08:02 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
Posted in thread: can you install corian directly on top of laminate countertop? on 11-29-2008 at 04:48 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
Posted in thread: Heat flame problem on 11-29-2008 at 04:41 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 08:21 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 08:10 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
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 07:55 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 ...