Last Activity:10-29-2009 2:48 PM
Posted in thread: laminate vs Hardwood floor on 10-17-2009 at 06:15 PM
Posted in thread: Advise on replacing old countertops with granite on 10-17-2009 at 05:59 PM
We replaced our kitchen countertops with a high end laminate that has texture. It was a
charcoal gray, actually, and it was stunning. Cheaper than granite and lovely.
Posted in thread: using joint compound for decorative effect on 10-17-2009 at 05:53 PM
Wow! Great instructions/suggestions. Thank you, everyone. I'm going to use the
topping/finishing joint compound first suggested and keep in mind Nestor's suggestions for
paint in the bathrooms. Now th...
Posted in thread: Compost Pile on 07-28-2009 at 05:36 PM
ALPS has excellent suggestions. And for small garden folks in town where compost piles are not
allowed.....throw your coffee grounds on your flower beds.....tea leaves from inside the bag,
too. Cut up...
Posted in thread: Climbers on 07-28-2009 at 05:29 PM
Climbing rose "Blaze" grows quickly and is lovely.
Posted in thread: grow your own trees? on 07-28-2009 at 05:25 PM
A tree that easily roots is a corkscrew willow. It's a lovely addition to landscaping and you
can take some cuttings of newer branches, set them in water, and plant when you have roots
Posted in thread: using joint compound for decorative effect on 07-28-2009 at 10:57 AM
Thanks for the suggestions/cautions, Nestor. Flat may be beautiful, but I'm in a fixer-upper
80s style condo that's been occupied mostly by college students in recent years. The bathroom
walls have lo...
Posted in thread: using joint compound for decorative effect on 07-27-2009 at 07:34 PM
Has anyone used joint compound for adding textured decorative effects...to make a wall look
sort of Tuscan....and then painted over it for the full color effect?I saw a video on YouTube
and it looked ...
Posted in thread: Replacing shower walls on 07-26-2009 at 07:21 AM
Wow...I was just reading through this and learned a lot. Nestor....thanks for taking the time
to respond so thoroughly. Many people will benefit from this.
Posted in thread: Will this color sell? on 07-26-2009 at 07:15 AM
I think the color is fine....and a keeper for selling purposes. Cool fireplace tile.