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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-13-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By CharlieO
Are both paints new or just the green? If just...

Are both paints new or just the green?
If just the green is new, try using Goof-off and a rag, it will break down the new paint first.
or you may have to repaint the white, you will have to do that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-13-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By CharlieO
The thermostat is not repairable but they are...

The thermostat is not repairable but they are replaceable, on gas or electric.
Find a dealer in your area, make sure you take the model and serial #'s with you.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 07-25-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,976
Posted By CharlieO
sounds like a question for an exterminator

sounds like a question for an exterminator
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-25-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By CharlieO
Hey Redwood, yes condensate drain is exactly what...

Hey Redwood, yes condensate drain is exactly what I was thinking.
Only been in Fl 4 years, originally from NJ/NY but did alot of A/C up there
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-24-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,338
Posted By CharlieO
I do not think you will find anything with that...

I do not think you will find anything with that cut to it, you will have to make it with a router or use a peice of square stock and fill the gap with wood putty.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-24-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By CharlieO
Are you sure that this pipe is connected to the...

Are you sure that this pipe is connected to the water heater?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-24-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,507
Posted By CharlieO
I would use an adhesive caulk and maybe a few...

I would use an adhesive caulk and maybe a few nails to keep it in place until the caulk dries
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-23-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,507
Posted By CharlieO
Just a word of caution, if you are going to HD...

Just a word of caution, if you are going to HD make sure it is cellular vinyl, they may carry some cheap foam stuff. I would use a real lumber yard if you can they will let you know what thier...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-21-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,733
Posted By CharlieO
I would contact the manufacturer and ask them...

I would contact the manufacturer and ask them their advise
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-21-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,242
Posted By CharlieO
Should not be an issue as long as you do not try...

Should not be an issue as long as you do not try to run to many heads on the same valve
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-21-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,705
Posted By CharlieO
First thing is go to the outside unit and see if...

First thing is go to the outside unit and see if the fan is running, if not check the breakers, still not Call an A/C repairman, you need special tools to check any further.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-21-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By CharlieO
That great that you got it fixed but you did not...

That great that you got it fixed but you did not explain how you had it wired that was wrong so other could learn what not to do.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-21-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By CharlieO
$40K does sound cheap but it all depends on the...

$40K does sound cheap but it all depends on the area, what material is used and how desperate the contractors in the part of the country you in are.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-21-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,507
Posted By CharlieO
Gadwall, that would also be a solution, I use...

Gadwall, that would also be a solution, I use Azek all the time, Great stuff, just think the plastic 1/4 round will be much easier and faster and will last along time.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-21-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,354
Posted By CharlieO
Is the outlet half switched? another words does...

Is the outlet half switched? another words does the switch control one of the plugs and the other one is always live? More than likely this is the case! To check this if you are not sure test the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 07-21-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By CharlieO
First thing is paint take about 30 days to full...

First thing is paint take about 30 days to full cure, so the new area should blend over time if it is the same paint.
Also using a different applicator will make a difference, if the wall was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-18-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,507
Posted By CharlieO
They make plastic and cellular vinyl (which you...

They make plastic and cellular vinyl (which you maybe mistaking for foam) 1/4 round, they sell it at most lumber yards and online, either will be good for you application.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-18-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By CharlieO
Unfortunatly that is a question with way to many...

Unfortunatly that is a question with way to many variable for any one to even come close. you will need a contractor to look at it and give you an estimate
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-18-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,354
Posted By CharlieO
you are correct, make sure you turn off the power...

you are correct, make sure you turn off the power and test that ALL wire do not have power, some times a box will have power coming from more than 1 source.

:rolleyes:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-18-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,762
Posted By CharlieO
With the price of copper today they try to reduce...

With the price of copper today they try to reduce usage as much as possible.
Depending on the framing as to wether it is allowed, unless they have changed the code recently you are not allowed to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-18-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,354
Posted By CharlieO
What you are first seeing is a power feed in to...

What you are first seeing is a power feed in to right switch then jumped to the left.
you can reconnect it that way or use 2 short wires ( pig tails) wire nuted to the feed then one goes to each...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-18-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,302
Posted By CharlieO
Well you should not have an issue, because...

Well you should not have an issue, because asbestos was band from use in wall & ceiling coatings in the US in 1977!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-14-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,450
Posted By CharlieO
We do a lot of metal insulated roofs in Fla, you...

We do a lot of metal insulated roofs in Fla, you need Peel & Seal PowerBond 250 it is designed to tape seams on insulated aluminum panels, there are other rmanufacturers, but it will solve you issue
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-14-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,361
Posted By CharlieO
A quick solution is get some colored celophane...

A quick solution is get some colored celophane and tape it to the inside of the diffuser
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-14-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,957
Posted By CharlieO
Ok, never seen it in a resdential app

Ok, never seen it in a resdential app
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