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  • Julia & Aaron


  • Posted in thread: Relative efficiency of hydronic baseboard? on 04-09-2007 at 12:01 PM
    I'm not talking about a full on hot water system, but the individually sold baseboards that
    come with water (oil?) sealed inside them to retain the heat after the electric part of the
    heatin unit has ...

  • Posted in thread: How hard is it to switch plugs? on 03-27-2007 at 09:31 AM
    Follow up question to this - how do we know which type of plugs to buy? We were browsing the
    electrical section and there were about 3 types of plugs that appeared to be the same on the
    surface - 3 pr...

  • Posted in thread: Wattage question? on 03-23-2007 at 06:48 AM
    Ok, so if I get CFL's that are higher than 27w and made for enclosed fixtures, I'm good to go?
    These are still dim even after powering up. I thought we had the right bulbs for enclosed
    fixtures but wi...

  • Posted in thread: Wattage question? on 03-22-2007 at 12:24 PM
    If you are using the Energy Star flourescent lights, can you put in a light that is lower
    wattage than the max for your fixture, but is "equivalent" to a higher wattage in conventional
    bulbs?The two o...

  • Posted in thread: Warped doors and doorways? on 03-05-2007 at 02:59 PM
    Um, how do I know if my walls are in line?

  • Posted in thread: Warped doors and doorways? on 03-05-2007 at 07:53 AM
    So it turns out the task that Aaron and I chose for last week - cleaning and painting the
    doors, so that we could re-hang them - may have been a complete waste. The doors are seriously
    warped and it a...

  • Posted in thread: Moving a cold air return? on 03-02-2007 at 11:02 AM
    Aaron is concerned that metal pipe will be much harder to work with and much more expensive...
    do you have any thoughts/input? He's most likely the one to do it, so difficulty matters to
    him. We are n...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing a vanity? on 03-01-2007 at 10:54 AM
    I don't have pics of the old vanity.. we haven't purchased the new stuff at all yet (we're
    going to Lowes this weekend to stock up on some stuff).I think the sink is separate from the
    cabinet, but pur...

  • Posted in thread: Moving a cold air return? on 03-01-2007 at 10:14 AM
    We aren't changing any sizes, just using the old "box" type and new but same sized hose to
    connect it to a different spot. It's for the AC only, as AC was added later.BTW, how big of an
    issue do you g...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing shower parts? on 03-01-2007 at 09:55 AM
    I was wondering how easy or hard it would be to replace things like the drain cover, or the
    spout (where it comes out if you want a bath instead), or drain switch in a one piece plastic
    tub? They are ...


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