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DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 02-18-2012, 08:53 PM
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Posted By superjedi
Thanks, mtngirl. Thomas, our kitchen is...

Thanks, mtngirl.

Thomas, our kitchen is fairly small overall, too. That's one of the reasons I'm hesitating about the island.
I considered putting in another run of cabinets on the wall opposite...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-17-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By superjedi
Does the door move right away when you press the...

Does the door move right away when you press the button, or is there a delay?

We had a problem last year where the garage door opener would run, but the door
would only start moving after a few...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 02-17-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Thanks! Haven't had a lot of free time to visit...

Thanks! Haven't had a lot of free time to visit the forum lately, so I was surprised to see that
this thread had a new comment after so long. :)

The piece behind the stove is just a thin sheet...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 04-18-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Hi guys. Thanks for the comments! I don't get...

Hi guys. Thanks for the comments! I don't get around the forum as much as I'd like to these days.
Can't believe it's been 9 months already since I finished up the kitchen. We still really like...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-03-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,712
Posted By superjedi
Hi guys, Just following up on my fridge...

Hi guys,
Just following up on my fridge situation.
When the Whirlpool guy came over, the first thing he asked was what kind of water supply was I using. I was using an existing saddle valve tapped...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 02-18-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,712
Posted By superjedi
I replaced the filter not too long ago when the...

I replaced the filter not too long ago when the indicator went from green to red.

I called Whirlpool earlier today and someone is coming over next Wednesday to check it out. It's still within the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 02-18-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,712
Posted By superjedi
It does have the option of running with or...

It does have the option of running with or without a filter cartridge.
I already tried removing it and found that it still runs very slowly.

Thanks though!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 02-17-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,712
Posted By superjedi
Whirlpool fridge water/ice low flow

Hi guys,
I have a Whirlpool side by side fridge that's about 9 months old.
It has water/ice through the door and lately the flow has been steadily decreasing. It was down to just a trickle so I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-24-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,276
Posted By superjedi
We're on city water. My wife's nose is very...

We're on city water. My wife's nose is very sensitive. I kid her sometimes about being part wolf.
What would the results of a water test show? And if there is an excessive level of "something"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-23-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,276
Posted By superjedi
Metallic smell from shower

Hi all,
My wife, who has a nose much more sensitive than me apparently, had been complaining of a "metallic" smell when she takes a shower.
I honestly have never noticed any kind of smell.
So I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 11-18-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,556
Posted By superjedi
Is your island already in place? Any way to move...

Is your island already in place? Any way to move it 3"?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-16-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By superjedi
I'm USAF 1987-2010. I'm on "terminal leave"...

I'm USAF 1987-2010. I'm on "terminal leave" right now as I retire. My official last day in the military will be Dec 31, 2010.
When the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, I'm a civilian...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-20-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,233
Posted By superjedi
rnddude, Thanks for that link! Our kitchen...

rnddude,
Thanks for that link! Our kitchen reno is complete, but we still have that blank wall opposite the cabinets/appliances and we're considering what we can do with it.
There are some nice...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-15-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
I'd rather not discuss finances in detail, but...

I'd rather not discuss finances in detail, but the complete start to finish was significantly less than $10K.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-12-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By superjedi
We installed cellular shades in our house. A bit...

We installed cellular shades in our house. A bit more pricey than the standard mini blinds, but not unreasonable, and they have a really clean look. They're just as easy to install.
The "basic"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-08-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
thomask, The lighting was pretty simple. We...

thomask,
The lighting was pretty simple. We just chose 2 new fixtures that we liked. We didn't run any new wiring or anything, just used the existing boxes.
The main fixture is a 3 bulb flush...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-05-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Thanks, everyone. There were a couple of...

Thanks, everyone.

There were a couple of reasons we went with the black appliances. First, we both like black. :)
We wanted something that would tie in with the design. We knew we wanted the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 08-09-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Thanks guys. :) We're very happy with the way...

Thanks guys. :) We're very happy with the way everything turned out.

Brian, we worked on it in stages starting around April 1st. It wasn't constant though. A good portion of the time was spent...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 07-07-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Part 5: The final purchase was a new...

Part 5:

The final purchase was a new dishwasher. We decided to go with all black appliances to set off the neutral shades. We discussed stainless, but in the end we just preferred black. So...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 07-07-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Part 4: Being a total noob to crown molding,...

Part 4:

Being a total noob to crown molding, I debated this next step for a day or so. I wanted the crown at the left end of the cabinets to come out and lay flush against this part of the wall. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 07-07-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Part 3: Once the wall cabinets were up, I...

Part 3:

Once the wall cabinets were up, I put the bases in place.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b20/superjedi/Kitchen%20Reno/IMG_2582.jpg

I hadn't laid the flooring yet. We decided to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 07-07-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Part 2: Here are a couple of shots of...

Part 2:

Here are a couple of shots of different sections after all the old stuff was torn out.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b20/superjedi/Kitchen%20Reno/IMG_2559.jpg
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 07-07-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,169
Posted By superjedi
Our kitchen reno--complete!

Hi all,
Hopefully this is the right section for this. I mentioned in a couple of other threads several months ago that we were getting ready for a kitchen renovation. It took a bit longer than we...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-01-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,935
Posted By superjedi
Hi, just following up on this thread. The work...

Hi, just following up on this thread.
The work was completed as contracted a couple of weeks ago. The guy originally estimated being at the house for 10 hours or so, but managed to get everything...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-21-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,935
Posted By superjedi
Panel to the kitchen is around 35'-40' straight...

Panel to the kitchen is around 35'-40' straight line distance. Not sure if the wiring that's being replaced is in any type of conduit.
The guy told me if there's any drywall removal necessary,...
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