Last Activity:05-08-2005 11:44 AM
Posted in thread: Ugly beam on my ceiling needs help on 05-08-2005 at 11:44 AM
I have a large center beam in my living room-it's about 6" thick, 12" wide and 16' long. And
it's ugly dark rough wood. Other than painting it, what can I do to improve the look of it? The
ceiling is ...
Posted in thread: Need a new dishwasher on 05-08-2005 at 11:40 AM
Bosch believe it or not has a great dishwasher and Kitchenaid makes some very good dishwashers
that are really quiet. Bosch isn't exactly cheap, but they are supposed to be extremely quiet,
Posted in thread: Water damage on wall on 05-08-2005 at 11:37 AM
Had a water leak in the garage and I've got a wall with some damage about 6 inches up the side.
What is the simplest way to repair this? I don't want to just cover it up, so I'm going to have
to tear ...
Posted in thread: Slow draining tub on 05-08-2005 at 11:34 AM
First, you may NOT need a chemical drain cleaner.Check the overflow hole. You remove the
overflow plate and look for a whole bunch of hair caught on this. It may be a brass cylinder or
a plastic one. ...
Posted in thread: New house, new roof on 05-05-2005 at 09:43 AM
If it's not leaking, why re-shingle? If it IS leaking, tear off the old stuff first. You'll get
a cleaner seal and a lighter roof. Yes, it's a lot more work and a lot of mess. But do it right
Posted in thread: Leaky outside faucet on 05-05-2005 at 09:41 AM
I have an outside faucet that won't stop leaking. I've replace the washer on the hoses, but
every time I turn the faucet on, no matter what hose I attach to it, the thing leaks. Any ideas
other than r...
Posted in thread: Need to set up storage in garage on 05-05-2005 at 09:36 AM
What's an inexpensive, yet effective, way to set up garage storage. I need a place to store
tools, various household and gardening implements, pet stuff-crates, etc. There are so many to
choose from i...
Posted in thread: How can you fix a marble countertop? on 05-05-2005 at 09:33 AM
It's pretty tricky, because you need to match the finish of the counter. That's why a
professional is your best choice. If you want to do it yourself, then pick up some clear
two-part epoxy or some cl...