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  • 27 year old NC native that is doing his best to learn how to improve/fix things around the house.
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  • Posted in thread: Antique look cabinets? on 03-23-2010 at 09:45 AM
    Are you talking about the white cabinets but every joint and edge in the cabinets are a dark
    color? I've wondered how you pull that off as well.Like this?:

  • Posted in thread: Removing Bathtub Drain Stopper on 03-23-2010 at 09:38 AM
    Is there any way to unthread it? Have you tried unscrewing it?

  • Posted in thread: Fly problem on 03-23-2010 at 09:37 AM
    I had a similar problem with japanese beetles at a townhouse I lived in at one point. I've
    always heard the traps/bags were a horrible idea because it basically draws them all to your
    house (like you ...

  • Posted in thread: Slugs on 03-23-2010 at 09:34 AM
    Dig a hole in your garden - approximately 6 inches deep. Then place a full cup of beer in the
    hole. Every night you should clean the hole as it will be full of slugs and you should also
    refill the bee...

  • Posted in thread: broken gas trimmer on 03-23-2010 at 09:33 AM
    Nah, it's been winter. Grass hasn't been growing :)

  • Posted in thread: Health Care in America on 03-23-2010 at 09:29 AM
    Don't even get me started on this.I am 27 years old, and I honestly believe I will see the
    downfall/implosion of America in my lifetime.

  • Posted in thread: Deck Renovation on 03-23-2010 at 09:13 AM
    Are you wanting to replace the covering over the plywood, just finish the plywood, or remove
    the plywood and install boards?

  • Posted in thread: New granite - is this acceptable on 03-23-2010 at 09:11 AM
    Not to sound like a broken record, but absolutely not. Unless you were given a discount and
    told the reason for the discount upfront was due to manufacturing errors, then there is not way
    I would acce...

  • Posted in thread: Strong Ants, can't get rid of. on 03-21-2010 at 10:11 AM
    It's always interesting to just find a big group of them dead, for no apparent reason.I think
    ants must have cults that randomly commit mass suicide when they see bright comet in the sky
    (aka I turn m...

  • Posted in thread: Fault in hot water tub on 03-21-2010 at 10:07 AM
    When you changed over your new showerhead, did you turn off any valves anywhere in your house
    to stop the water? Did you turn off the water at your water heater?Are you saying that when you
    turn on th...

Grady Descriptions of a young DIYer that wants to learn how to do everything himself. This is the kind of thing you don't see on HGTV.

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