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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-15-2008, 06:16 PM
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Posted By theboomboomcars
Sorry for the delay, but life gets busy...

Sorry for the delay, but life gets busy sometimes.

I tried cleaning the jets with a hanger, but I didn't have much luck. My wife came across a tip that suggested to pour some water down while...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-23-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,367
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks for the replies. Flushing twice doesn't...

Thanks for the replies. Flushing twice doesn't help, the stuff that floats just floats. Holding down the handle doesn't help either.

Thanks for the link handyguys, I'll have to read through it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-20-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,367
Posted By theboomboomcars
Toilet only half flushes

Usually when we flush our toilet it only lets about half the water out of the bowl, but occasionally it will completely flush. I don't know hardly anything about toilets so I don't know what the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-04-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
I got it all done. I wanted to show pictures of...

I got it all done. I wanted to show pictures of how the reinforcements looked and stuff, but I kept forgetting the camera as I put them in, then when I finally remembered to bring it the batteries...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-25-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,723
Posted By theboomboomcars
I will be careful. Thanks for the tips...

I will be careful.

Thanks for the tips handyguy.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-24-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,723
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks Glenn, I will pick up some nails and gets...

Thanks Glenn, I will pick up some nails and gets those shingles replaced.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-23-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,723
Posted By theboomboomcars
Shingles blown off.

This last weekend we had a lot of wind and some of my shingles blew off. It just so happened that there were some shingles in the shed, I guess left overs from when the roof was done. Can I just go...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-10-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks for the tips. Now I have something to...

Thanks for the tips. Now I have something to start from. I'll keep you posted on how things go, it may be a few weeks it's finals time and so things are pretty busy at school.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-07-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
I am just about ready to start with the concrete...

I am just about ready to start with the concrete and having never done anything with concrete am looking for advice and tips on how to best do it.

I got some of the 12" diameter round forms on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-01-2008, 06:57 AM
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Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Boy, digging is time consuming.

Boy, digging is time consuming.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-14-2008, 03:53 PM
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Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
We have got the floor up, and we have commenced...

We have got the floor up, and we have commenced digging the dirt out, in search for hard dirt. The top layer was pretty hard and too a bit to get through it and it seems to be getting softer as we...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-11-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 73
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Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks for the tips inspectorD. I'll be going...

Thanks for the tips inspectorD. I'll be going down today or tomorrow to work on it some more. I'll let you know how it goes.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-10-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks for the reply. I wanted to see if there...

Thanks for the reply. I wanted to see if there was something else I could do before busting out the pry bar.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-10-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks for the response. I used my long lost...

Thanks for the response. I used my long lost hand held jigsaw with the depth adjusted just above the joist, it seemed to work well.

The problem I have now is that I have cut my hole but I can't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-07-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
How do you connect the cuts without over cutting?

How do you connect the cuts without over cutting?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-04-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks for the hint. I know I don't want sagging...

Thanks for the hint. I know I don't want sagging floors.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-03-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks for the info. InspectorD- I don't...

Thanks for the info.

InspectorD- I don't think I could fit a 12inch mirror in the vent, so I don't think that would work so well.

guyod- I think I'll be able to start cutting tomorrow, I'll let...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-02-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Thanks, that helps a lot. Is there anyway...

Thanks, that helps a lot.

Is there anyway to tell where the joists are so I'll know where to cut?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-01-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
triple D, I wasn't able to see much, it is a...

triple D, I wasn't able to see much, it is a small space to look into. Perhaps the sun will come out again this coming week and I'll get some better light.

guyod, Thanks for the input.

Is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-01-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
We went down again today for pictures. I went...

We went down again today for pictures. I went around to the back to get some pictures of the back vent and I could see into it more. It looks like there is only about 6 inches between the ground...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-27-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
We went down so I was able to get a picture. We...

We went down so I was able to get a picture. We got down there a bit late so it was dark so I had to use the flash so I was only able to get one picture before the battery died. I forgot to reset...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-26-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
I think we'll be going down tonight, I'll take...

I think we'll be going down tonight, I'll take the camera and take some pictures.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-26-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
There are vents around the perimeter of the...

There are vents around the perimeter of the house, but there is a board in front of them so you can't actually see into the crawl space. There is no access from the original part of the house. :(
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-25-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Do you have any suggestions for popping the tile?...

Do you have any suggestions for popping the tile? I have not done much with tile, other than carry it, so I wouldn't know of what to do here.

Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-23-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,419
Posted By theboomboomcars
Daryl and guyod thanks for the input. I hadn't...

Daryl and guyod thanks for the input. I hadn't thought about getting th long board in the crawl space in the corner. That does add a new thing to think about. Which makes me kind of want to put it...
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