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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-17-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,823
Posted By 2pyrs
I live on a slab two story. I have two bearing...

I live on a slab two story. I have two bearing walls on my first floor and one on my second floor. Most walls run from one side of the house to the other are bearing walls but not all well run from...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-17-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,068
Posted By 2pyrs
New stove wiring black,red,white where

Need to know what wire gos where in main box. Bought a new electric stove and have it all set up at the receptacle end and new 4 prong plug. #6 -4 wire but not sure about where the red, black, white...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-14-2005, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,290
Posted By 2pyrs
In other words, no shower while filling the...

In other words, no shower while filling the washing machine, or no dishwasher and sink running while washing the clothes.

This is wrong with the newer units sold today that can run more then one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-10-2005, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,893
Posted By 2pyrs
I see know reason for any insulation between the...

I see know reason for any insulation between the old floor and ply tongue and groove if you well be placing laminated floor down since it should have plastic placed down before the laminated floor...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-27-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,841
Posted By 2pyrs
There is no finished ceiling just the wood beams...

There is no finished ceiling just the wood beams cross boards and back of the roof tiles.

I well assume you well be replacing the ceiling.
I dont know why you would not want to use fiberglass...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-21-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,000
Posted By 2pyrs
http://www.johnsoninteriors.com/html/pelmets.htm ...

http://www.johnsoninteriors.com/html/pelmets.htm
http://www.hutchal.clara.net/curtains/nosew-pelmet.htm
Have you tried your local Lowes/Homedepot you could go with the many diffrent ornamental...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-16-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,564
Posted By 2pyrs
In this day and age one has to be most careful...

In this day and age one has to be most careful who they bring home. May I suggest you contact your local church or Community Center, local boy Scouts even some high schools have programs to help as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-15-2005, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 86,521
Posted By 2pyrs
I know this is and old post but just incase...

I know this is and old post but just incase someone takes a look at it I would like to point out the dangers in using bleach and then if you should decide to add other chemicals one word BOOM Not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-15-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,844
Posted By 2pyrs
Do you have a plan drawing? Have you check...

Do you have a plan drawing?
Have you check materiel pricing?
New two story/one? Small room or whole house add on?
New slab floor/wood floor?
Are you adding on to back or side to in large a room...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-14-2005, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,836
Posted By 2pyrs
Years ago when they started to make double pain...

Years ago when they started to make double pain windows all they did was place two pieces of glass together with a small air gap in aluminum frame. One of the problems was it would expand and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-14-2005, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,473
Posted By 2pyrs
I personally like the pre-cut units that can be...

I personally like the pre-cut units that can be put up in one weekend. My barn (12x16) is off the ground and sits on 4x4 posts. A good kit comes with a tape showing you how to assemble it. We have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 11-13-2005, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,480
Posted By 2pyrs
I am just finishing up a 22x24 second floor for...

I am just finishing up a 22x24 second floor for that price.
$7000 for counter tops WOW. That sucker must be a mile long.:)
I have to say it one more time $7000 dollars WOW.How much is your...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-13-2005, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 40,697
Posted By 2pyrs
Newowner asked: Could you get any house leveled...

Newowner asked:
Could you get any house leveled for say $500?

$500.00 Not in this life time.
How many degrees is it out?
If you are talking a fraction leave it but if you cant open doors or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-11-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,816
Posted By 2pyrs
Lowes has privet contractors. As with any...

Lowes has privet contractors. As with any contractor get it all in writing and ask for references. If you can take a look at his work and ask how long has he been doing it and is he insured? To ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-11-2005, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,856
Posted By 2pyrs
http://www.diynet.com/diy/pac_ctnt/text/0,2019,DIY...

http://www.diynet.com/diy/pac_ctnt/text/0,2019,DIY_14161_29475,00.html
Homedepot and Lowes all have good books on tiling.
The best to me is http://www.hometime.com/Admin/shopsite/db_2400dvd.htm
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-11-2005, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,081
Posted By 2pyrs
In the old days when we could not fix stuff...

In the old days when we could not fix stuff because of the cost I came up with a few things I used on our old home. One was plexiglass sheets when it was cheap. I would cut to size of windows and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-11-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,980
Posted By 2pyrs
I am just finishing up a 22x24 second floor for...

I am just finishing up a 22x24 second floor for that price. Making my home worth about $135000 I suppose if my house was worth 2 or 3 hundred thousand it might be worth the money spent on a counter...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-11-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,836
Posted By 2pyrs
Make and model of windows? Are windows cloudy? ...

Make and model of windows?
Are windows cloudy?
How long has it been doing this?
Do the windows rock back and forth in there tracks?
Are you sure it is from windows and not other areas around...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-11-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,344
Posted By 2pyrs
Ok what did I miss here power outage space heater...

Ok what did I miss here power outage space heater power outage space heater??
We have power go out every winter but only once a few years ago for more then a day.
Kerosene heaters are not cheap to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-11-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 40,697
Posted By 2pyrs
You are asking something that would be a wild...

You are asking something that would be a wild guess at best with out seeing it. Prices very per area and ground and frame and height and depth and well you get the picture. Time to call in a guy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-11-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,227
Posted By 2pyrs
Sears best flat latex, three dogs, one cat and my...

Sears best flat latex, three dogs, one cat and my sons friends kids. Wipe clean and looks like new.
One coat did ours over a white wall with flat green and white semi-gloss trim. The real trick is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-11-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,608
Posted By 2pyrs
It depends on you and the type of tub and if you...

It depends on you and the type of tub and if you have tile walls.You might be able to remove all and just slide in a new shower unit but dont count on it. You well have to redo your water lines and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-11-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,251
Posted By 2pyrs
Lefluer Deluxe ceiling Madallion 1-1/2"...

Lefluer Deluxe ceiling Madallion

1-1/2" Ceiling Fan/Heavy Fixture Installation Brace and Box

I would check the weight of the chandelier should be on the box or ask the dealer you buy from.
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