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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-07-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,190
Posted By Robbie245
There are LATEX enamel paints for indoors. ...

There are LATEX enamel paints for indoors.

Enamel is very durable and washable.

Don't use and EXTERIOR enamel inside because of harmful VOCs
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-07-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,319
Posted By Robbie245
I don't think that your floor is coming UP but...

I don't think that your floor is coming UP but rather, your footer(s) are sinking down from poor soil or erosion underneath.

Look in your phonebook for PIERING CONTRACTORS. If there are none, go...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-07-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,708
Posted By Robbie245
Tou're going to need "soldier beams" every 4 feet...

Tou're going to need "soldier beams" every 4 feet or so.

These woulb be 5" steel I beams about 10 feet tall. You would dig a hole (1 at a time) about 3 feet deep next to the wall. Purt the base of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 03-07-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,040
Posted By Robbie245
Most DEDICATED paint stores have style sheets...

Most DEDICATED paint stores have style sheets that combine several colors for base, highlite and trim.

I'd check these out. Web sites won't give you accurate real life color
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-06-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,946
Posted By Robbie245
Windows must be 1st so you can properly flah the...

Windows must be 1st so you can properly flah the siding to prevent wind blown leaks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 02-20-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By Robbie245
I agree. Wait for the ground to dry out. You...

I agree. Wait for the ground to dry out. You can't grade mud anyway. A machine can sink in this stuff and crush underground utilities too!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 02-20-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,857
Posted By Robbie245
I like your graphic you made with keyboard...

I like your graphic you made with keyboard strokes. This was pretty ingenious.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-16-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,750
Posted By Robbie245
Be sure to add a dehumidifier or you'l get that...

Be sure to add a dehumidifier or you'l get that musty smell everyone hates.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-16-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,168
Posted By Robbie245
I'd at least get a mold test kit from your local...

I'd at least get a mold test kit from your local home improvement store. You have to mail them into a lab and they'll send you the results.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-14-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,750
Posted By Robbie245
Once you do get the water and insulation problems...

Once you do get the water and insulation problems solved, don't forget dehumidification. High humidity is natural in a basement and will show up later as a "musty smell" if you don't run a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-14-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,168
Posted By Robbie245
If you have allergies and the like, it is a...

If you have allergies and the like, it is a bigger problem. I'd at least get everything visible out. Moisture damage is pretty easy to spot. Run fans and dehumidifiers to dry everything out good.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-19-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,044
Posted By Robbie245
If your space heater is gas or propane and is not...

If your space heater is gas or propane and is not VENTED to the outside via chimney or exhaust pipe, this will add humidity to the basement. You'll need a heater that can be vented outside or an...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-07-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,502
Posted By Robbie245
Real Wood Replacement Windows

Anderson makes wood replacement windows custom, to fit any opening. I believe the name brand is Renewal by Anderson. I haven't installed these but I think they work through dealers. I believe that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-25-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By Robbie245
The outside insulation is very good. You should...

The outside insulation is very good. You should look into preventative measures before you start your project. It's better to prevent water leakage rather than deal with it later on. I found a good...
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