Last Activity:09-08-2007 7:37 PM
Posted in thread: good wood cabinet cleaner? on 10-28-2007 at 05:29 PM
We just moved into a house with really nice custom cabinets, I think they are cherry, and I
don't know what to use on them for cleaning/protecting. Most cleaners say that they may darken
the wood, I d...
Posted in thread: checking plumbing without flooding on 09-08-2007 at 07:34 PM
Is there a way to check the plumbing without turning on the water and possibly flooding the
house? The house also has hot water heat.
Posted in thread: Switch from boiler to forced air gas on 09-08-2007 at 07:27 PM
what is a unico air conditioning system?
Posted in thread: Switch from boiler to forced air gas on 09-02-2007 at 04:47 PM
I am looking at a brick house built in 1929 (plaster walls) that currently has a boiler system
(radiators). The house has been sitting for a couple of years and we don't think the pipes will
hold up. ...
Posted in thread: replacing a basement wall? on 07-17-2007 at 05:33 PM
I have recently heard that you can replace an entire basement wall rather than fix it(problems
with slight bowing on the top half). Is there truth to this and if so what is an approximate
Posted in thread: crack in ceiling and crawlspace on 05-19-2007 at 05:31 PM
the tree is on the opposite side of the house away from the crack I was describing. I was
thinking if it was from the tree it would've just cracked the concrete floor in the crawlspace
and wouldn't ha...
Posted in thread: crack in ceiling and crawlspace on 05-17-2007 at 03:10 PM
aren't the roots supposed to be as big as the tree? They could be underneath the whole house.
This is a black walnut tree(about 75 ft tall). Sounds like an extensive job that could possibly
Posted in thread: crack in ceiling and crawlspace on 05-15-2007 at 05:01 PM
the house is about 50 years old and these are the only cracks I could find, but the basement is
carpeted so there may be some under there. If it is not the tree should I have it removed
anyway as a pr...
Posted in thread: crack in ceiling and crawlspace on 05-14-2007 at 04:26 PM
My wife and I are getting ready to buy a house, but we have a major concern before we move
forward. The house has a crack in the ceiling were the living room joins the dining room and
also in the entr...