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  • Posted in thread: Asbestos Concerns on 12-19-2008 at 08:48 PM
    According to Accurate Inspections, tiny particulate fibers of asbestos can float through the
    air on lodge themselves in the furniture or the carpet. I wouldn't mess around with this stuff.
    Though we h...

  • Posted in thread: A house made of straw on 12-19-2008 at 08:43 PM
    Can someone explain how straw is less flammable than wood?

  • Posted in thread: Christmas Lights on 12-19-2008 at 08:41 PM
    Here's a good tip -- don't buy a live tree. Trees are important storehouses for carbon. The
    more trees we cut down, the more carbon goes into the atmosphere, the more global warming. Try
    a fake tree, ...

  • Posted in thread: lightbulb goes pop on 12-19-2008 at 08:39 PM
    Neither wattage or wiring is the problem -- the bulbs are simply being screwed in too tightly.

  • Posted in thread: Plaster Ceiling on 12-19-2008 at 08:35 PM
    Use a poultice-type paint remover called "Peel Away"

  • Posted in thread: Paint Color For Bedroom on 12-19-2008 at 08:29 PM
    I agree with your idea for muted gold -- think master bedroom on a yacht or even the
    presidential Oval Office!

  • Posted in thread: Mirror question on 12-19-2008 at 08:27 PM
    If there is damage to the backing, a mirror can appear cloudy. If this is case, then cleaning
    won't help. If the backing is fine, then perhaps the cloudiness is due to the fact that it was
    once cleane...

  • Posted in thread: Paint Color Advice? on 12-19-2008 at 08:24 PM
    Have you thought about a red tint?

  • Posted in thread: Mounting a 50" plasma TV on drywall on 12-19-2008 at 08:23 PM
    What is the best way to mount a 50" plasma TV on drywall? I think it's drywall. (how can I

  • Posted in thread: Storing stuff on top of the refrigerator on 12-19-2008 at 08:21 PM
    I just noticed something written on the inside of my fridge that says that nothing should be
    put on top of it. Why is that? What harm could that do? I have had stuff on top of it for years
    and didn't ...