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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-26-2007, 07:37 PM
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Posted By elementx440
yes, it will be tiled

yes, it will be tiled
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-19-2007, 07:13 PM
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Posted By elementx440
heated bathroom floor

I never really thought of doing it, but this link caught my eye

http://myprojects.warmlyyours.com



i laid out a design, its a really small bathroom, the heater itself would only be about 5x3...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-19-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By elementx440
wood fireplace, how dirty?

So I've never had anything besides a clean natural gas "simulated" fireplace. but i just got a home with what looks like a good old fashioned log burner. I havent even peeked inside yet, but my...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-16-2007, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By elementx440
wood flooring in bathroom?

Just wondering, are the current hard wood/simulated woods suitable for installation in a bathroom in regards to the moisture or water on the floor? Will it cause warping? I'm talking about the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-15-2007, 05:58 PM
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Posted By elementx440
replacing wood support beam with steel?

This house I just bought has a big old wood beam support. It's obviously the "bottleneck" for headroom in the basement. I was wondering if it could be easily replaced with a steel beam that will take...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-14-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By elementx440
i suppose you can expect it NOT to be ejecting...

i suppose you can expect it NOT to be ejecting steam at a regular basis, so why not just direct it to the floor like on a hot water tank? i'd avoid aiming it at the naked bodies of showerers if i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-12-2007, 06:22 PM
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Posted By elementx440
my shop is my unheated garage... and it's about 3...

my shop is my unheated garage... and it's about 3 degrees out, soo, i don't get much done in the winter.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-12-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,203
Posted By elementx440
cons: -the aftermath when you get rid of the tv...

cons:
-the aftermath when you get rid of the tv in x amount of years
-looking up to view, like you're in the front row at the theater
-running all your cabling
-heat related failure
-a nice...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-05-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,562
Posted By elementx440
just make sure to take into account the wood...

just make sure to take into account the wood expansion from the moisture, it will crack your tiles unless you use an appropriate base. i learned the hardway on my home-brew double wide bathroom...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-02-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,146
Posted By elementx440
SIP construction any good?

Anyone know if the SIP technology is any good? I'm looking to possibly build a small started home, got .75 acre of land, and want to build maybe 1200 square feet. I got a brother in law who is in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-31-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,455
Posted By elementx440
ouch. I thought maybe there was some cheapy...

ouch. I thought maybe there was some cheapy paint on stuff, I guess it's time to just buy a new one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-31-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,455
Posted By elementx440
re-enamel tub?

I'm thinking of reusing an existing tub in my new house, its not really chipped just got some red hard water stains.

i hear of people re-enameling the tubs, how does that work? is it worth...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-31-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,917
Posted By elementx440
Plasma picture is the lowest quality of all...

Plasma picture is the lowest quality of all current display technologies. View a dlp, lcd, lcos, and see for yourself. The only benefit of a plasma is the depth, nothing more. It's likely the most...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-31-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,442
Posted By elementx440
can i paint vinyl siding

I'm moving into a house that has vinyl siding. I believe it is from 1996. It looks like it was installed as a white tone, then painted a dark brown. It looks ok, but it's starting to fade in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-26-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,395
Posted By elementx440
i always heard on the am-radio improvement shows...

i always heard on the am-radio improvement shows that you can get a tax writeoff for using the tankless systems, since they're more energy efficient, i would definately look into it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-26-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By elementx440
that's what im hoping to do... salvage the floor....

that's what im hoping to do... salvage the floor. im hoping the new drainage will keep that water away from the slab... and i can just patch up and be dry... ahh in a perfect world....

i think...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-26-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By elementx440
here's some of the work the uncle was involved...

here's some of the work the uncle was involved in... http://www.icprojectweb.com/...they don't do residential work, he just provided a quote and insight. he did his own house a few years back.......
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-25-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,818
Posted By elementx440
I second the dehumidifier, you'd be surprised at...

I second the dehumidifier, you'd be surprised at the results... and it's not an expensive investment, give it a shot before any expensive repairs...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-25-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,105
Posted By elementx440
actually, if i purchase this home the foundation...

actually, if i purchase this home the foundation will be replaced and a new drainage system will be installed along the perimeter, so the walls are of no concern. i just don't want to replace the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-25-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By elementx440
A repo I'm looking at has been for sale only...

A repo I'm looking at has been for sale only about 4 months, and with the first bid the bank countered with an offer about 9% lower... so that might be 30k or so in your case... it's definately a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-25-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,410
Posted By elementx440
can you elaborate, what do you mean by floating?

can you elaborate, what do you mean by floating?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-25-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,105
Posted By elementx440
water wicking through floor

so this is an extension of my other post, with a different concern...

the floor seems to be wicking water from below. there are no cracks as far as i can tell, but there is a lot of pitting.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-25-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 35,116
Posted By elementx440
House is from late 40s, here's a ton of...

House is from late 40s,

here's a ton of pictures of all over the house...
http://s20.photobucket.com/albums/b214/jcnoernberg/8189%20Mulberry%20Road%20inside/

My uncle who manages a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-24-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 35,116
Posted By elementx440
replacing foundation walls

So I am considering buying a repo home. I really like it, it's a good deal but needs all sorts of basic work. The worst of all is the foundation, the walls are bowing and need to be replaced. I...
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