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Posted in thread: wood cutting on 05-15-2011 at 06:30 AM
is there a secret to cutting wood more precise? whenever I'm cutting, there always seems to be
inconsistencies in my cutting. I use a quick framing square when cutting, but sometimes I have
to recut o...
Posted in thread: Help with finishing my basement on 05-15-2011 at 06:25 AM
Joe is right about the costs and problems. Too much money for too little bang. For instance,
the amount of self-leveling concrete you need will probably be 3-4 times what you think you
need (maybe mor...
Posted in thread: Wood Siding replacement, DIY Questions on 05-13-2011 at 06:38 AM
Is the wood sheet siding directly covering the stud walls or is there supposed to be some other
surface under this?There should definitely be sheeting underneath it.
Posted in thread: Ballpark remodeling costs? on 04-26-2011 at 05:41 AM
We haven't gone to view the house in person yet --just saw the pictures. It looks like the
flooring is base only throughout, no carpet or hardwood. The price is low enough that I think
we could afford...
Posted in thread: Ballpark remodeling costs? on 04-24-2011 at 08:51 PM
We are looking at buying our first home (possibly) and found one in an excellent location with
great features that we like.Problem is, it needs new flooring throughout, a new roof, and new
Posted in thread: What would you do with this driveway? on 04-16-2011 at 09:44 PM
Does your city have any goofy codes or ordinances that specify how much of your lot you can
have paved? We did where I lived in Minnesota.
Posted in thread: Is this a lousy granite installation? on 04-15-2011 at 10:46 PM
Oh, sorry about that. I'll attach them below.Unfortunately we have paid in full, so it looks
like we'll have to go through the court system to get the money back or have the situation
Posted in thread: Can I remove a post made of 1X4s? on 04-15-2011 at 10:41 PM
I have a 12 foot span between kitchen and step down family room, I removed spindles and plan to
remove a post made of 1X4s. A painter told me it has to stay as it is a support beam. It looks
Posted in thread: milwaukee cordless on 04-15-2011 at 10:16 PM
Years ago I had all Dewalt tools, all of them failed. The batterys never lasted more then a
year, triggers were always going bad, one hammer drill burned up the first day just drilling
3/8 holes in mo...
Posted in thread: Name this weed on 04-15-2011 at 10:02 PM
Kind of looks like Creeping Charlie. You'll need to use 2-4d to kill it.Most fertilizer
companies will have some fertilizer with 2-4d added. Just look for it.On the other hand, I've
had far more succe...