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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-20-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By mickmar
Printer

My old HP printer gave up yesterday, so am looking for a new one. I don't want the 3 in 1 machine, just a printer. Which is a good on and why?
Mick
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 12-20-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By mickmar
Printer

I know this is not an appliance but don't know where else to post it. My old HP printer gave up yesterday so am looking for a new one. I don't want the 3 in 1 machine, just a printer. Which is a good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-19-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,398
Posted By mickmar
AT&T internet provider

Looking to change my internet provider, anyone have AT&T yahoo as a provider? Would like to hear pros and cons from anyone that uses AT&T.
Thanks, Mick
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-29-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By mickmar
Glenn, I like your idea, best one yet, but I...

Glenn, I like your idea, best one yet, but I rather doubt that the wife would go along with it. How about two 21 year olds, one to wash, one to wipe? :) :) Happy New Year. Mick
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-17-2006, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By mickmar
Which dishwasher?

I have had the same dish washer for 51 years and would like to purchase a dishwasher for her. Know very little about them. Would appreciate any and all opinions as to which brand is the best. I will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-23-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,935
Posted By mickmar
Which chainsaw?

Didn't know where to post this but will try here. Looking for a 20" chainsaw to give as a Christmas gift to my son. Which brand and why would you recommend it? Thanks.
Mick
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-09-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,097
Posted By mickmar
TxBuilder, for me it would be a DIY project...

TxBuilder, for me it would be a DIY project because I worked for a roofer when I was much younger. You have to have some general knowledge about roofing to tackle a job like that. Probably be less...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-08-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,097
Posted By mickmar
TxBuilder, I would remove the old roof and...

TxBuilder, I would remove the old roof and install either rubber or roll roofing. Mick
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-06-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,357
Posted By mickmar
Drop in inches per foot of rain gutter

Can someone tell me the formula for figuring the number of inches of drop per foot of rain gutters or eave troughs? Thanks, Mick.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-02-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,571
Posted By mickmar
sharon, the more vents you have the better. You...

sharon, the more vents you have the better. You want the temperature in your attic the same as the outdoor temperature. The only ones that I would not install are the whirlybird ones you see. They...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-02-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 44,201
Posted By mickmar
micmouse, you will have to "score" the finish...

micmouse, you will have to "score" the finish with sandpaper before applying a stripper. I would use 150 grit sand paper. Don't see how applying stain to a finish would work, the finish should have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 01-28-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,231
Posted By mickmar
I agree with The Gingerbread Man. I have had the...

I agree with The Gingerbread Man. I have had the Dewalt DW421 for years and it just keeps on going. Random orbit sander using 5" hook and loop disks. The DW 423 is the VS model. The 421 sells for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 12-20-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,396
Posted By mickmar
designer, www.ikea.com. Mick.

designer, www.ikea.com. Mick.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 12-14-2005, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,037
Posted By mickmar
house doctor, just looking for painted walls?...

house doctor, just looking for painted walls? Latex paint, 2" brush for cutting in the ceiling, mop board, windows, doors, switches and outlets, 9" roller with a 3/8" cover. Two coats are better than...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-14-2005, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,637
Posted By mickmar
BobR, if you have children I wouldn't recommend...

BobR, if you have children I wouldn't recommend one. We had one installed a couple years ago and so far so good. The material is a lot softer than a regular tub, you have to be careful to never use...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-07-2005, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,544
Posted By mickmar
December 5, 2005 I received a reconditioned...

December 5, 2005 I received a reconditioned Weedeater leaf blower and a nice letter stating that they were sorry for my problems with the unit that failed. I am very satisfied with the results of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-22-2005, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 45,803
Posted By mickmar
beverly, you should be able to rent a small stump...

beverly, you should be able to rent a small stump chopper from a tool rental place, a couple hours should do it. Probably need a trailer and a strong armed person to help. Mick.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-22-2005, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,544
Posted By mickmar
Weedeater leaf blower

I purchased a Weedeater gas leaf blower a couple years ago. I used it a few times in the fall of 2003 and again in the fall of 2004, it had about 8 hours of running time. Would not start this fall,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-17-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,337
Posted By mickmar
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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-17-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,864
Posted By mickmar
Sarge, we have the same problem. We had a new...

Sarge, we have the same problem. We had a new Carrier high efficiency furnace installed this fall and it is like a swamp in the house. Moisture galore on all the windows. The new furnace gets air...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 11-14-2005, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,668
Posted By mickmar
Shop Vac service

The switch on my Shop Vac QSP quit last week in the on position, I can still use it by plugging and unplugging it. I received it for Christmas a few years ago, can't remember which year. I sent an...
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