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  • Posted in thread: Just Starting on 04-18-2010 at 11:23 PM
    I think your best bet is to get an accurate assessment of everything that will absolutely need
    to be done and prioritize from there. Don't worry about any of the cosmetic stuff until you're
    sure that ...

  • Posted in thread: I use baking soda to clean just about everything. on 04-18-2010 at 11:18 PM
    I've had amazing success with a paste that I make using baking soda and dishsoap. For the
    dishsoap I use Dawn plus PowerScrubbers, because it's incredibly effective at cutting grease. I
    do use other c...

  • Posted in thread: Bed Bugs on 04-17-2010 at 11:47 PM
    We have a rental condo that is infested with bed bugs. We have terminix but they can't get rid
    of them. Any suggestions?I am curious about this being a rental condo. First question: Is your
    condo atta...

  • Posted in thread: Help me choose a color. on 04-16-2010 at 11:31 PM
    I would try to match the green that you feature in your (what looks like) dining room, or
    choose a rich emerald green. First of all because I love the color green, but secondly because
    the game room w...

  • Posted in thread: Living room/kitchen opening on 04-16-2010 at 11:18 PM
    Are you set on the idea of a door in particular? Why not find a nice set of blinds or
    curtains?. That would be a quick install and removal and wouldn't be permanent at all. It
    wouldn't be difficult to...

  • Posted in thread: Baby Bedroom on 04-16-2010 at 11:13 PM
    Babies are particularly responsive to black and white, because the contrast is easy to see.
    Also, when researching psychological responses to colours and shapes, children responded more
    positively to ...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody else live in the desert? on 04-13-2010 at 10:20 PM
    Try growing plants that are suitable to be planted in rocky soil. As far as I know, these
    plants are junipers, pines, aloe plants, and acacia tree. They tend to thrive in rocky or sandy
    soil because t...

  • Posted in thread: Where To Relocate Downspout on 04-13-2010 at 08:56 PM
    I'm not sure if I'm explaining this properly, but I'll give it a shot. In the pictures you have
    up there it appears that the original downspout ran directly into a pipe in the ground. There
    is roughly...

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen Cabinets in Northern VA on 04-13-2010 at 08:23 PM
    You know, I didn't think of this yesterday, but does there happen to be a Habitat for Humanity
    ReStore in your area? Usually they have cupboards and cabinets of all different shapes, sizes,
    and styles...

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen Cabinets in Northern VA on 04-12-2010 at 09:20 PM
    Have you tried local classifieds to see if there are any used kitchen cabinets. It's not the
    ideal, because of course you would want something that fits your style and is designed with the
    space you h...