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  • Posted in thread: Need Ideas for Kitchen Disaster on 09-17-2012 at 03:27 PM
    I checked with the Scooter Store where you purchased the scooter and spoke to a technician. He
    said that chair either has a "speed knob" or two buttons (Fast or Slow) to control the speed.
    Are you usi...

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen Design Ideas on 09-17-2012 at 01:53 PM
    You certainly DO need help andreasfreeman! Have you determined which walls are bearing?If not,
    I suggest you talk to an engineer first. So you know.Looks like the existing dining room could
    have been ...

  • Posted in thread: Oven remodeling on 05-08-2009 at 08:54 PM
    Dream on elisamatt.You'll have to pay the price to get the "look".Peggy

  • Posted in thread: Large vent hoods on 03-31-2009 at 03:05 PM
    I strongly suggest you discard the flex and use rigid 6" pipe all the way. Try to make only 45
    degree turns with a foot or more of straight pipe in between.If you HAVE to make a 90, use two
    45s.Pack a...

  • Posted in thread: Large vent hoods on 03-30-2009 at 12:23 PM
    You will find that ANY quality hood, unconnected to venting pipes, is quiet. Dead quiet.It is
    the installation that separates a quiet hood from a noisy one in practical
    application.Installers use all ...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody Know About The New Matrix Furnace? on 03-02-2009 at 06:00 PM
    Ooh. You mean there are MORE?Can you give me any leads?Where do I look?Who is giving glowing
    reports?I get all the remodeling mags and haven't seen anything about them.I'm a kitchen & bath
    designer so...

  • Posted in thread: Remodeling home...consult architect or interior designer first? on 03-01-2009 at 06:13 PM
    Have you thought about hiring a kitchen design firm?Many kitchen designers also do additions,
    as well as working with existing space to maximize usability. And we are trained to design
    kitchens.For mo...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody Know About The New Matrix Furnace? on 03-01-2009 at 05:43 PM
    I read recently about a new furnace that was developed in Canada called the Matrix. It also
    combines a hot water heater in the unit.It is supposed to be the most energy efficient furnace
    on the market...

  • Posted in thread: Large vent hoods on 03-01-2009 at 05:13 PM
    Vent-a-Hood IS a well known brand and a high-end product.Read the installation
    instructions.Take care in installing it because the owners paid a steep price for it.Don't
    downsize that 12" round vent o...

  • Posted in thread: kitchen island stove vent on 03-01-2009 at 04:52 PM
    Elica hoods are pretty unique.There are none quite like them.If you HAVE to have the look,
    you'll HAVE to pay the price to get it.If you have to have a bargain priced hood and none but
    Elica will do; ...


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