Last Activity:11-18-2013 6:07 PM
Posted in thread: Want to redesign fireplace. Possible? on 11-18-2013 at 05:55 PM
I have an ugly distressed brick floor to ceiling woodburning fireplace, about six feet wide,
eight feet to the ceiling. Classic 1980s. The fireplace is really a firebox with glass doors
and a blower, ...
Posted in thread: Embedded Cleanout Covers on 06-19-2013 at 10:18 PM
Manhole Frames & Grates are available with concrete boxes to provide a home for your cleanout.
Have done this and its just a matter of positioning the cleanout within the box and ensuring
the cover is...
Posted in thread: Embedded Cleanout Covers on 06-19-2013 at 09:19 PM
I always like to get the scoop before getting quotes. You guys are good for that.The cleanout
for my plumbing is really close to my walkway. I want to redo the walkway area, but I'm not
sure how the c...
Posted in thread: Getting Rid of Popcorn Ceilings on 05-23-2011 at 08:46 AM
Well, like I said, it was a thought and I was just wondering if it was a good one. Apparently
not. :) I already know it's not asbestos, so no worries there. Part of the problem is that the
Posted in thread: Getting Rid of Popcorn Ceilings on 05-20-2011 at 04:29 PM
That did cross my mind, but I was thinking in terms of not reducing the ceiling level too much.
I between 1/4 and 1/2 it wouldn't make too much difference. I still wonder if anyone has taken
Posted in thread: Getting Rid of Popcorn Ceilings on 05-20-2011 at 09:40 AM
I had a thought a couple of days ago and I was wondering if anyone has heard of this, done
this, or found out you can't do it with regard to popcorn ceilings. Instead of the labor and
mess to remove m...
Posted in thread: Adding New Receptacle on 01-26-2011 at 06:30 AM
Their whole promotion was that the person who came out could do the work immediately, and the
fee would be applied. I think that was why he was so dismayed that I said no. I'm sure people
paying the w...
Posted in thread: Adding New Receptacle on 01-25-2011 at 06:12 PM
I meant it's in the back, on the back part of the house outside. Why it's not in the garage
protected I have no idea. The people who wired this place were drunk anyway (the circuits don't
make any sen...
Posted in thread: Adding New Receptacle on 01-25-2011 at 04:30 PM
The panel is in the backyard and the spot is toward the front of the house, but having been up
in the attic (no basement) numerous times, it's not a huge P-I-A. But this company touted
itself by it's ...
Posted in thread: Adding New Receptacle on 01-25-2011 at 11:53 AM
Okaaaay. One yes, one no. I'm sure code varies from place to place. The weasel who came out
didn't mention whether it was a code issue. Just that it was strongly recommended. Heck, I'd
even sacrifice ...