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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-20-2013, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Dimeron
I actually tried a damp cloth, it was, not good....

I actually tried a damp cloth, it was, not good. It made the bare wood which has been sanded smooth rough up again, and left a visible mark due to expansion of the bare wood when exposed to water....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-20-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Dimeron
Completed Sanding, two questions before applying urethane finish.

Hello.

After two days of hardwork, I completed sanding the hardwood floor with the a rented U-Sand. Going to apply the Minwax water based oil modified finish. Not going to stain. However, before I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-20-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,295
Posted By Dimeron
Thanks everyone. I think I will stuff some...

Thanks everyone.

I think I will stuff some splinter woods under the gap, get one of those bigger shoe moulds and then just nail the mould into the floor at a 45 degree angle.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-17-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,295
Posted By Dimeron
Thank you, but what's the quarter round method?...

Thank you, but what's the quarter round method? Do I just get a tall shoe mould and then nail the shoe mould to the floor instead of the baseboard?

For me the house was previously a rental and I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-17-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,295
Posted By Dimeron
Install Quarter Round when there is large gap underneath the baseboard?

Hello.

I recently purchased a house and ripped out all the carpets (so I can refinish the hardwood floor underneath).

I noticed is that the gaps underneath the Baseboard for two walls are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-19-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,488
Posted By Dimeron
Accidently drilled into wood support while drilling for window brackets

Hello. Need some advice in this area.

I was installing a windows bracket and I accidentally drilled a small hole into the wood support behind the dry wall (above the first floor window and right...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-14-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,395
Posted By Dimeron
Sorry for the late reply. Anyways, it was...

Sorry for the late reply.

Anyways, it was indeed the door bell, after un-stucking the button everything went back to normal.

Thanks for the help everyone.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-03-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,395
Posted By Dimeron
Please help strange buzzing object in the basement

Hello, this thing in my basement started buzzing today and I couldn't figure out why it is doing it and what it is. It is located in my basement enclosed in a plastic cap, and as far as I can tell...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-03-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,542
Posted By Dimeron
Switch rewiring help (adding a swtich)

Hello, just wondering if anyone can help me with this, here's the current situation.

For my powder room, one switch is used to control both the fan and the lights. It is a simple two way switch....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-06-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,142
Posted By Dimeron
Wet rot treatment, does the damaged spot must be removed?

Hello, due to the previously leaking roof, there is a small area in my fascia that ended up going through some wet rot. As far as I can tell the new roof has fixed the dampness issue and the area is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-05-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By Dimeron
DaveyDIY it is between 35 and 45 degree I...

DaveyDIY

it is between 35 and 45 degree I think. Ice/water shield and tar paper were used, and he did not include the drip edge in the original estimate either.

glennjanie and Daryl in Nanoose,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-04-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By Dimeron
Is Drip edge needed in this situation?

Hello, recently I have just installed the new architectural shingles (40 years), and the contractor did not include drip edge.

His reasoning was that since the shingle overhang is between 3/4th...
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