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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-17-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,096
Posted By JoJoBeans
fluorescent ballast- bad smell

I have a weird question. About a month ago I noticed a strange smell in one of my rooms. I finally narrowed it down to the fluorescent light on a ceiling fan. It smells like tempera paint (the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 01-29-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,214
Posted By JoJoBeans
Will this color sell?

Hello,

I am putting my house on the market in about a month. Currently, my living room is a rich yellow/gold color. It works great with the green in my plants and the white trim and wooden...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-28-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,276
Posted By JoJoBeans
Thanks for the replies! I primed and painted...

Thanks for the replies!

I primed and painted the boards, then caulked as best as I could. It certainly seems like a flawed design. I guess when the market is hot, some builders don't really put...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-24-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,468
Posted By JoJoBeans
Thanks Triple D! The light is between...

Thanks Triple D!

The light is between floors. I already have four other recessed cans in the same room (kitchen) so I'm thinking I have enough clearance. I will have to go with the remodel...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-24-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,468
Posted By JoJoBeans
Replacing chandelier with recessed light

Hello,

I want to replace a chandelier in my kitchen with an eyeball recessed light. I bought a 6" eyeball trim. The box says to use it with a 6" IC or non IC housing. I've replaced light...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-12-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,276
Posted By JoJoBeans
Yeah, I kinda thought it was a bad design. I...

Yeah, I kinda thought it was a bad design. I would love to be able to replace the siding to go all the way down and flash/trim at the bottom. Unfortunately, I am selling soon and do not have the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-10-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,276
Posted By JoJoBeans
Picture added

Here is a "real" picture! You can sort of see where water was running down the siding at the bottom of the picture. The original trim was not sealed, the gaps are large enough that I would have to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 01-10-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,276
Posted By JoJoBeans
Sealing Trim/siding joint

I am repairing some water damaged trim along the edge of my chimney outside. I think it was damaged from not being properly sealed where it meets the cementboard siding. Is it supposed to be sealed...
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