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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-14-2011, 12:30 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Okay, I think I can figure out the...

Okay, I think I can figure out the picture-posting thing.....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-09-2011, 06:45 AM
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Posted By debraanne
Thanks, Daryl. I'm taking pictures as we go...

Thanks, Daryl.
I'm taking pictures as we go along, so maybe I can figure out how to post them here:)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-07-2011, 03:56 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Would there be any advantage to going with the...

Would there be any advantage to going with the 4000 watt unit? Our electrician mentioned something about a larger unit working "less hard" to heat the space therefore possibly less electricity used?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-01-2011, 12:09 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Thanks Joe! That is exactly the information I was...

Thanks Joe! That is exactly the information I was looking for. I appreciate your reply.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-31-2011, 09:37 AM
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Posted By debraanne
Enclosing garage door

I am enclosing an existing garage door opening to make it a wall with a window in it. I know how to frame it out, and I know that the exterior side of the wall will be finished with "carsiding"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-29-2011, 07:04 AM
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Posted By debraanne
Thanks, Daryl. I'll check with my electrician...

Thanks, Daryl. I'll check with my electrician about installing a wall thermostat.
I appreciate your feedback!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-27-2011, 05:05 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Okay, after months of research, I think we're...

Okay, after months of research, I think we're going with the Q-Mark LFK 304 wall heater, 3000 watt. Does anyone have any feedback regarding this brand?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-03-2011, 03:41 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Thanks Daryl, happy New Year to you , also!

Thanks Daryl, happy New Year to you , also!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-31-2010, 09:07 AM
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Posted By debraanne
Thank you all for your input. I think I will...

Thank you all for your input. I think I will probably go with a wall unit, the main goal is just to keep the contents of the room from freezing when it gets really cold. I have to have some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-29-2010, 02:26 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Daryl, any particular brand/make/model you would...

Daryl, any particular brand/make/model you would recommend?
I looked at a few on-line, and they said to mount them 8-9 feet high???
My ceilings in that room are only 7 feet, but I think I would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-28-2010, 08:21 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Thanks for the help Paul. I'm mostly concerned...

Thanks for the help Paul. I'm mostly concerned with keeping the room above freezing during the cold winter months. Mostly 45-50 degrees, with maybe once or twice a week turning the heat up to 65 when...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-28-2010, 06:15 PM
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Posted By debraanne
I need something that I can keep on all the time...

I need something that I can keep on all the time to maintain a constant temperature; would the ceiling/wall-mount units work best for that?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-28-2010, 01:59 PM
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Posted By debraanne
What are my options?

I am planning to enclose a portion of my concrete-block garage as a studio, and I need to be able to keep the temperature inside the room around 45-50 degrees during the winter (central Illinois)....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-24-2010, 09:55 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Looking forward to seeing the progress. Glad to...

Looking forward to seeing the progress.
Glad to hear things are working out for you and your family.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-30-2008, 04:25 PM
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Posted By debraanne
Thanks for the replies. We are getting city...

Thanks for the replies.
We are getting city water way out here in the boonies so that's why the new plumbing. The water company will run it from the road into the house, but from there on it is our...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-29-2008, 07:26 AM
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Posted By debraanne
Pex pipes?

We need to replace our old galvinized plumbing and I've heard some stuff about Pex. Has anyone here used it? Is it better/worse than other options? Easier/harder to work with? Cheaper or more...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 08-04-2008, 10:17 AM
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Posted By debraanne
Thanks for the replies. We really wanted a...

Thanks for the replies.
We really wanted a basement but cost as well as the fact that there seem to be drainage issues (the corn fields behind us often have six to eight inches of water standing on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 08-03-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,435
Posted By debraanne
Concrete slab vs. crawlspace?

Since my poor old house is non-repairable, we're going to have to build new....looking at a Morton Building shell that we would finish interior.
SO how do we decide on a foundation? We want as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-02-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 21,799
Posted By debraanne
Thanks for the replies. I think the modular...

Thanks for the replies.
I think the modular homes are beautiful and well-built these days (I picked up some brochures a few months ago) but I have no idea of price. I just assumed they'd be a lot...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-01-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 21,799
Posted By debraanne
Morton Building?

Since we've come to the sad decision that no amount of home improvement will fix our poor old saggy foundation-less home, we need to explore other options. Theoretically, we could/can live in this...
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