Last Activity:05-21-2013 7:24 AM
Posted in thread: Completed Sanding, two questions before applying urethane finish. on 05-20-2013 at 11:36 PM
I actually tried a damp cloth, it was, not good. It made the bare wood which has been sanded
smooth rough up again, and left a visible mark due to expansion of the bare wood when exposed
to water. Had...
Posted in thread: Completed Sanding, two questions before applying urethane finish. on 05-20-2013 at 07:18 PM
Hello.After two days of hardwork, I completed sanding the hardwood floor with the a rented
U-Sand. Going to apply the Minwax water based oil modified finish. Not going to stain. However,
before I begi...
Posted in thread: Install Quarter Round when there is large gap underneath the baseboard? on 05-20-2013 at 07:13 PM
Thanks everyone.I think I will stuff some splinter woods under the gap, get one of those bigger
shoe moulds and then just nail the mould into the floor at a 45 degree angle.
Posted in thread: Install Quarter Round when there is large gap underneath the baseboard? on 05-17-2013 at 08:27 PM
Use the quarter round method. You will make an awful mess removing and replacing the
baseboards.I actually did this on a house where the carpeting had been removed before closing.
The original owner w...
Posted in thread: Install Quarter Round when there is large gap underneath the baseboard? on 05-17-2013 at 08:06 PM
Hello.I recently purchased a house and ripped out all the carpets (so I can refinish the
hardwood floor underneath).I noticed is that the gaps underneath the Baseboard for two walls
are fairly big. Th...
Posted in thread: Accidently drilled into wood support while drilling for window brackets on 06-19-2011 at 10:49 PM
Hello. Need some advice in this area.I was installing a windows bracket and I accidentally
drilled a small hole into the wood support behind the dry wall (above the first floor window
and right below ...
Posted in thread: Please help strange buzzing object in the basement on 04-14-2011 at 09:47 AM
Sorry for the late reply.Anyways, it was indeed the door bell, after un-stucking the button
everything went back to normal.Thanks for the help everyone.
Posted in thread: Please help strange buzzing object in the basement on 04-03-2011 at 09:31 PM
Hello, this thing in my basement started buzzing today and I couldn't figure out why it is
doing it and what it is. It is located in my basement enclosed in a plastic cap, and as far as
I can tell the...
Posted in thread: Switch rewiring help (adding a swtich) on 01-04-2011 at 12:35 AM
Hello, just wondering if anyone can help me with this, here's the current situation.For my
powder room, one switch is used to control both the fan and the lights. It is a simple two way
switch. In the...
Posted in thread: Wet rot treatment, does the damaged spot must be removed? on 05-06-2009 at 12:16 PM
Hello, due to the previously leaking roof, there is a small area in my fascia that ended up
going through some wet rot. As far as I can tell the new roof has fixed the dampness issue and
the area is n...