Last Activity:04-07-2006 8:52 AM
Posted in thread: Paint-which brand is best? on 04-07-2006 at 08:52 AM
sounds like everyone had some good tips.i believe a grey primer is recommended for darker
Posted in thread: Installing entry door to garage on 04-07-2006 at 08:49 AM
Not sure about the block cutting, as that construction is something I have not had the pleasure
to work on.One thing I would like to mention is that a fire rated door is required for that
Posted in thread: High efficiency furnace chimney liner on 04-07-2006 at 08:31 AM
Long story short, the house was sold as is.She dropped the price a bit to make it work, which I
thought was a mistake, but oh well.The actual furnace is not a high efficiency model, but does
have the ...
Posted in thread: my gas heater sounds like a bomb on 04-04-2006 at 02:04 PM
i was in a rental at one time.Moved in during the summer, then fall came, and BOOM!!!!Same as
you describe, but with a natural gas forced air furnace.Flames were shooting out of the front
of the unit ...
Posted in thread: Desperate Mom needs HELP!! on 04-04-2006 at 07:32 AM
definitely call the city's building department and report these problems.the dwelling should be
up to date on all codes, and if not, the owner would have to pay for correcting any issues.call
Posted in thread: Flooring Question ?? on 04-04-2006 at 07:27 AM
Rip up the sub floor and replace it with the same thickness plywood for a smooth finish.Or just
put down luan as long as the height of the new floor is going to be acceptable with the added
Posted in thread: Stripping and refinishing kitchen cabinets on 04-03-2006 at 11:32 AM
don't mean to hijack your post, but i have the same issue with our cabinets on a 58 house.it
was redone with new cabinets years ago.maybe 20% of the drawers/doors are in need of
refinishingthey are th...
Posted in thread: High efficiency furnace chimney liner on 04-03-2006 at 09:38 AM
Hi all, sister selling house and inspection showed she needs a chimney liner for her furnace.It
was swapped out a few years ago, and is apparently a high efficiency model, and the liner was
Posted in thread: inspector says cir brkrs wired incorrect, wont trip on 04-03-2006 at 09:34 AM
Hi all,my sister is selling her 1960's style brick ranch.She had an offer rather quickly which
is a pleasant suprise in our area right now.Inspection showed a couple minor problems, one of
them being ...