Last Activity:09-11-2011 11:10 AM
Posted in thread: Building custom-fit cabinets - any tips? on 09-11-2011 at 06:39 PM
Thanks for the reply.Well - since we're so tight on money this go around - and the cabinets are
already removed - I have to try to reuse the old cabinet's wood to make the new cabinets. Since
Posted in thread: What to do when you rent and your bathroom sucks on 09-11-2011 at 10:10 AM
I used to let tenants do improvements. But most do way more damage with poor workmanship than
you can even believe. I've let tenants take out new expensive carpet to put in pergo floors,
only to find ...
Posted in thread: Building custom-fit cabinets - any tips? on 08-20-2011 at 07:20 AM
This was not in the plans but in order to fix the failing floor in the kitchen I had to remove
the lower cabinets. And they're original to the home so, naturally, though I tried to be
careful - they d...
Posted in thread: Irrigation system impacting hot water temp? on 08-18-2011 at 09:14 PM
I remodeled my bathroom last year - before finishing the install of my shower fixtures I had to
turn water in the house back on - so I capped the pipes off with the fittings in place, without
Posted in thread: Soft paint on doors on 08-18-2011 at 09:11 PM
When paint doesn't do what paint is supposed to do - remove it all and start over with a good
scrubbing.In the past I've had great success with the use of acryllic water-based latex primer
and paint. ...
Posted in thread: how to remove trees that grew into fence? on 08-18-2011 at 09:04 PM
Shoot yeah - good deal.I would have just burned it off, too :)
Posted in thread: What to do when you rent and your bathroom sucks on 08-18-2011 at 08:57 PM
I'm in late on this - but I figured I'd add ono the thread anyway for future viewers.I was able
to get our previous landlord of a rental to concede a drop in rent in exchange for us doing our
Posted in thread: paint on leather on 08-18-2011 at 08:51 PM
Awesome, sailor - I'll keep that in mind (have a leather couch that needs some serious
Posted in thread: Creaky Stairs on 08-18-2011 at 08:47 PM
Congrats on the new baby.Per the noise and baby issue - we've had four children. We found that
the more noise they adjust to early in life the better sleepers they are when they age which
Posted in thread: wood cutting on 08-18-2011 at 08:40 PM
I found that after dropping my saw several times the blade spindle was knocked crooked. I had
to then adjust the angle of the blade to be just beyond "0" - a slight degree - to cut square
to the surfa...