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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 09-18-2012, 11:59 AM
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Posted By CalRehabber
Good green color recomendations??

Hello,

Can any one recommend a good green interior / exterior color? One that seems to appeal to the masses?

I have seen a few that seem to look a bit like avocado but don't know what the color...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-10-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,541
Posted By CalRehabber
I say 1. Sand it 2. Fill holes / gaps with...

I say

1. Sand it
2. Fill holes / gaps with a wood filler
2. Use a good exterior primer
3. Paint it

Sherwin Williams should be able to set you up with a good quality exterior primer and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-10-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By CalRehabber
I've been wondering about this too since I just...

I've been wondering about this too since I just picked up a nice used sprayer..

I'm thinking that brush cleaner would be good to run through it and clean it.. that stuff does wonders with my paint...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-15-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By CalRehabber
Maybe you have a ghost living in the house!

Maybe you have a ghost living in the house!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-23-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By CalRehabber
Probably not, unless those floor joist are tied...

Probably not, unless those floor joist are tied into the outer walls very well. Typically exterior walls are pretty heavy.

On my last one, I bolted all the floor joists to the studs of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By CalRehabber
If it's the Main feed from the street, you should...

If it's the Main feed from the street, you should probably have PG&E or whoever your local utility company do it. The Main feed can only be shut off by them and you probably shouldn't risk it.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-20-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By CalRehabber
I recently did about the same thing... I...

I recently did about the same thing...

I just started excavating until I got down to the foundation and everything was clear..

I really didn't have a plane but once I started into it, what I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-20-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,629
Posted By CalRehabber
Usually this happens from the house settling, put...

Usually this happens from the house settling, put a level all around..

Look for screws in the door frame, if your lucky they used em and you might be able to tighten up all around, otherwise try a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-20-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By CalRehabber
In CA it only needs to go through conduit if the...

In CA it only needs to go through conduit if the wiring is ran through the exterior of the house. Basements typically can have exposed as long as it's secured / stapled every 4' and within 1' from a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-12-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,126
Posted By CalRehabber
I agree with using LVL, also known as Microlam.. ...

I agree with using LVL, also known as Microlam..

This stuff is super strong, I'm using it also to support a second story.. proper footing a must as well..

Lolly / Lally columns.. They make...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-21-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By CalRehabber
It's not easy to diagnose a problem like this...

It's not easy to diagnose a problem like this without actually being there.

I would start by looking at all of the wiring to the inside blower, make sure nothing is lose or corroded.. maybe even...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-21-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,232
Posted By CalRehabber
I think I would probably build the same type of...

I think I would probably build the same type of seat you already have to cover it, just add some access panels to get to the pipes if needed in the future..
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-21-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,954
Posted By CalRehabber
Consider sistering in adjacent beems, support...

Consider sistering in adjacent beems, support those and you can probably leave the existing beam in place.
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