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Posted in thread: Who buys wavy glass? on 04-22-2013 at 05:52 PM
Actually, the glass is still in a crate in my basement, and I appreciate the suggestion, Frank.
Posted in thread: Question about removing some walls on 01-16-2012 at 07:11 AM
Okay. Who do I call? Contractor? Architect? Structural engineer?Thank you for your help!
Posted in thread: Question about removing some walls on 01-16-2012 at 12:39 AM
We live in a house built in 1890. Our kitchen is small and badly set up. There was a large set
of windows on one wall, which kept us from adding cupboards, as the windows started low, just
like the re...
Posted in thread: For your reading enjoyment on 10-18-2010 at 03:07 PM
We have not paid for it yet. We're having this done through a city program called Get the Lead
Out. We have a representative from the city who will inspect all work, and anything that
doesn't cut it w...
Posted in thread: For your reading enjoyment on 10-18-2010 at 08:24 AM
Okay, so technically this isn't about DIY, though maybe it will serve as some encouragement to
those who wonder if the money they are saving by DIY is worth it.Our house is currently being
sided by pr...
Posted in thread: Who buys wavy glass? on 08-17-2010 at 03:39 PM
Does anyone know where I should go or who I should contact to sell the wavy glass from my
windows?I know, I know. I'm crazy for getting rid of it. But the sad fact is that we can not
afford the heatin...
Posted in thread: The dirt on soap scum on 06-30-2010 at 11:18 AM
Huh. I normally use shower gels. I wonder if those are soap or detergent. I suppose I could
just as easily use Dawn. The trick will be to get my husband to switch. I'll give it a try!
Posted in thread: Tub cleaning last resort on 06-30-2010 at 11:13 AM
My husband and I both had the same thought while reading your replies. You are the Alton Brown
of cleaning. ;)
Posted in thread: Tub cleaning last resort on 06-29-2010 at 09:21 AM
Oh, my! What a difference the oven cleaner made! It's enough that I wish I had "before"
pictures so that I could compare it. Now, this tub is a hard case, so there are still some
light stains, but it'...
Posted in thread: Tub cleaning last resort on 06-28-2010 at 02:51 PM
Wow. Good information. Thank you so much! I think I have oven cleaner around here, but I'm not
positive, since we have had a self-cleaning oven for a few years now. If I do, I'll try that