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DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 03-05-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,711
Posted By mmcracken
Window cling letters and character work well to...

Window cling letters and character work well to or viynl letters from a sign company, the internet is a great tool some places will do a bang up job...remenber you want to make a GREAT impression. Do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-05-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,002
Posted By mmcracken
I hope this does'nt get to you to late, but you...

I hope this does'nt get to you to late, but you may be able to find some help from a Durasol Awning Dealer (Durasol.com) I did a "free standing " one for a guy at the lake. He sank two square tubular...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-05-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,170
Posted By mmcracken
Go to Durasol.com and find a local dealer for a...

Go to Durasol.com and find a local dealer for a vertical interior/exterior awning. Hundreds of choices in fabric and automated also.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-23-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,932
Posted By mmcracken
This depends on the location of the wall...1...

This depends on the location of the wall...1 story 2 story etc. Does it run with the ceiling joist or at a 90 degree to it. Or take the "jack-leg" way and cut it out and see if it falls!!! HA!!!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-19-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,148
Posted By mmcracken
Once you wax your tub if you have glass...

Once you wax your tub if you have glass enclosures around it apply some "Rainex" and it will keep the scum monkeys off the glass.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-19-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,743
Posted By mmcracken
Square Eye Your information is always...

Square Eye
Your information is always refreshing and great, I've noticed some late night early A.M. postings. With all you have going on when do you sleep or relax?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 02-19-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By mmcracken
use a bigger hammer and that will stop the...

use a bigger hammer and that will stop the noise...and the frige. Problem solved...please note the humor :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-19-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,635
Posted By mmcracken
If you have somebody with a Internatinal Building...

If you have somebody with a Internatinal Building codes book this will give you your pier distants and footing sizes based on the dimensions of the lumber you are using for the band sill / rim joist.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-30-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,552
Posted By mmcracken
You may be there a short time but at the sale of...

You may be there a short time but at the sale of the home a home inspector may question if there is shotty work.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-30-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 39,330
Posted By mmcracken
I'm having to level my 1895 home - $500 will...

I'm having to level my 1895 home - $500 will cover just the cost of the concrete. Not to mention if the inspector "gigs" you that will get costly and noe you are on his "#@%*" list for trying to do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-30-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,227
Posted By mmcracken
I will agree with you 100% I have had mine for...

I will agree with you 100% I have had mine for about 4 years, it was a combo type kit. The only thing I did was to change to a longer hose inorder to put the compressor in the next room. It has...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-30-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 26,420
Posted By mmcracken
cracks along the mortar joint is one thing, but...

cracks along the mortar joint is one thing, but if it has split the brick you may want to try this...to disguise the crack repair use the silicone and flatten the tip to get back in the crack. Then...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-30-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By mmcracken
The liquid siding covering is "scary". If there...

The liquid siding covering is "scary". If there is any crack or gap that water can get into the whole structure can rot from the inside out. Also, what do you do if there is a repair - call them back...
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