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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-17-2011, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Christian
Yes that is my plan. The house is holding...

Yes that is my plan.

The house is holding steady at 64, but won't heat further than that...so I thought it could've been the stat...but I successfully jumped it with no luck. The furnace did not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-17-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 32,765
Posted By Christian
Is there anything else that would help a newb...

Is there anything else that would help a newb distinguish these wires from the other bundles of wires in the compartment? :rolleyes:
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-17-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 32,765
Posted By Christian
OK...since cleaning the flame sensor...same as...

OK...since cleaning the flame sensor...same as before. No change in behavior. Is this worth outright replacing (they're not too expensive from what I can see).

I also tried changing the batteries...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-16-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 32,765
Posted By Christian
That's where I thought it was...but I wasn't...

That's where I thought it was...but I wasn't sure.

I located it, took it out and cleaned it with light sandpaper, and put it back in. I didn't notice any really significant buildup of crud on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-16-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 32,765
Posted By Christian
Sorry for the delayed reply...still behaving the...

Sorry for the delayed reply...still behaving the same. Would really love some help!



Is this a 80+ or 90+ furnace. 80+

Does it have plastic stacks? no

What make and model is it? Mod#:...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-10-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 32,765
Posted By Christian
Furnace shuts off and restarts back up repeatedly

Hi all.

Our furnace is doing this thing where it'll start up, run for 1 minute, then shut off. Then rinse and repeat. Sometimes it'll get up to the temp set on the stat, sometimes not. This is a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-08-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By Christian
That's what I figured. Should the screws be...

That's what I figured. Should the screws be toenailed through a joist and up into the plank flooring? Not sure what kind of subfloor is under the wood but do the screws need to dig into that also?
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-08-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By Christian
fixing squeaks in hardwood floor

Hi all.

I'm covering a large section of old hardwood flooring in my 1960s house with carpet soon (kids and dogs need something softer to run around on). Beforehand though, I really want to take...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-19-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Christian
tile...

tile http://i668.photobucket.com/albums/vv45/darga19/tile.jpg

http://i668.photobucket.com/albums/vv45/darga19/sink_wall.jpg

http://i668.photobucket.com/albums/vv45/darga19/stovewall.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-19-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Christian
Brand New Kitchen...Need help with colors!

Hi Everyone. We're remodeling our kitchen from the ground up, floor, appliances, cabinets, counters, backsplash, etc. Here's what we have so far:

Appliances: black (all maytag)
Cabinets: medium...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-06-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,025
Posted By Christian
Removing kitchen cabinets with no back panels

OK I'm just about to start the demo on my kitchen.

My cabs are extremely old and have no back panels with screws attaching to the studs...they have no backs at all in fact. I looked for screws or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-03-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,346
Posted By Christian
In What Order Should I Remodel My Kitchen

OK...finally starting on my kitchen remodel!! Here are the things we'll be doing:

demo
new cabinets/countertops
porcelain tile floor
moving gas line for range
moving plumbing for sink
moving...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-08-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,954
Posted By Christian
I like the house but once a couple more years go...

I like the house but once a couple more years go by and the wife and I have to 2 little ones we're planning on having and they grow up a bit...we'll be WAY to cramped to stay here! :rolleyes:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-04-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,954
Posted By Christian
Bins are a good idea...our mail is always...

Bins are a good idea...our mail is always scattered across the table...lol.

Thanks for the input peeps. Any other opinions are welcome!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-04-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,954
Posted By Christian
Kitchen wall cabinets without base cabinets??

Hello all,

I have sort of a weird question about kitchen design...

Right now I have a short wall (maybe 50") in my kitchen where there are wall cabinets installed but no base cabinets...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-20-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,235
Posted By Christian
I don't know the brand, but they're full...

I don't know the brand, but they're full extension glides.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-20-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,235
Posted By Christian
I'm looking at ball bearing 75lb rated, full...

I'm looking at ball bearing 75lb rated, full extension undermount glides with cushion close for all my drawers. I think they're just about the best available?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 01-20-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,927
Posted By Christian
Thanks for the post...it is helpful. I will...

Thanks for the post...it is helpful.

I will definitely be going with the 75lb full extension soft close drawer glides...no doubt. I'm not a fan of the self close cupboards...so I won't be opting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-15-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,355
Posted By Christian
Vinyl Kitchen Flooring

Planning to put in new flooring when my kitchen remodel goes down in a few months. I'm pretty set on using vinyl. To stay within budget it's a cost efficient choice. Plus with dogs and kids, I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-15-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,235
Posted By Christian
I'm planning on using granite with a ceramic tile...

I'm planning on using granite with a ceramic tile backsplash all the way down for the countertops, and an undermount stainless steel sink. We're also getting all new appliances in black.

I'm...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-14-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,235
Posted By Christian
Thx for the info. The cabs i'm looking at...

Thx for the info.

The cabs i'm looking at have all solid wood drawers (dovetail), face frames, doors, and drawer fronts. The drawer slides are ball bearing, under-mount, full extension. I will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-13-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,235
Posted By Christian
Thanks for the useful reply Con. The...

Thanks for the useful reply Con.

The cabinets I'm looking at are from Lowes...the Shenandoah line. I'd opt for the all plywood construction rather than the particle board sides, backs, etc, that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 01-10-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,927
Posted By Christian
plywood sides vs. all plywood box kitchen cabinets?

Hello,

I'm wondering if it's worth the upgrade to pay for an all plywood cabinet (shelves, toe kick, etc) vs. the much cheaper upgrade for the plywood sides of the boxes only.

It seems to me...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-08-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,235
Posted By Christian
Kitchen Cabinet Choices

Hello all...

Just starting planning for a kitchen remodel including new appliances, cabinets, floor, the whole sha-bang.

Question is...we had a design made up at both Home Depot and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 12-08-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,027
Posted By Christian
Recommendations for RTA work bench

I'm looking for a low/moderately priced work bench for my basement work/storage area. A drawer or 2 and/or a pedestal with a cabinet or drawers would be ideal. I'm looking for something about 6 ft...
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