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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-09-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By m2244
How to replace this door strip

I know this isn't rocket science but how do you replace the door strip in this picture? Does is just snap in or does the whole molding that's holding it need to be replaced?

I have tried to look...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-21-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By m2244
Can anyone help me with bamboo selection

OK, I've heard so much about bamboo, both good and bad. I've done some research but the more I learn, the harder it is to make a decision.

The good:

Strand bamboo is harder to scratch and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-17-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,618
Posted By m2244
[QUOTE=CallMeVilla;91626]Here are my thoughts ...

[QUOTE=CallMeVilla;91626]Here are my thoughts ...

1. Get her a short step stool or 2" high heels. [QUOTE]

Hmmm, I bet she would look good in high heels. :eek:

That is great advice, thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-17-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,618
Posted By m2244
Need some advice on kitchen cabinet height

Hello,

OK, we are in the middle of a kitchen remodel. I have a contractor who is telling me that we should hang the cabinets 2" lower than normal because my wife is short. He says that he does...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-14-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By m2244
How expensive is something like that?

How expensive is something like that?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-14-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By m2244
hot water heating products

Hello,

My wife and I are in the middle of remodeling our kitchen. We took out a fairly large baseboard heating unit (Something like 28"h x 48"w x 14"deep) That was the only thing heating that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-31-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By m2244
Shallow can lighting

Hello,

My wife and I are in the middle of a kitchen remodel (this one is stressing me out big time). Anyway, the floor joists for the second floor are only 5.5" deep, add to that another .75" for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 07-13-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By m2244
Should I and what are the costs of pouring cement inside stone foundation

So, we own an old home with a stone foundation and we have a musty, earthy smell in the basement and parts of the first floor. It feels and smells damp down there. I wonder if pouring an 8 inch inner...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 07-11-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By m2244
Is spray foam insulation a good choice for...

Hello,

I own an old house with a stone foundation. The basement has a damp, earthy smell and sand (maybe degraded mortar) falls through the cracks. Someone suggested having a company come in and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-25-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By m2244
CallMe, Can I ask you another question? A...

CallMe,

Can I ask you another question? A friend told me that all I needed to do was put a 120v outlet inside the upper cabinet, poke a hole through the bottom and simply plug the LED stip in. You...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-09-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By m2244
Thanks man, this helped a lot. BTW, I did not...

Thanks man, this helped a lot. BTW, I did not quote your entire post.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-09-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By m2244
How to plan for accent kitchen lighting

Hello,

We are gearing up to tear our old kitchen out and put in new everything. Someone mentioned accent lighting under and possibly on top of the upper cabinets. I don't know what kind of lights...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-28-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By m2244
No kidding? I didn't look that close at the site...

No kidding? I didn't look that close at the site I guess. 8 or 9 hours in the sun yesterday has made me almost completely useless today.

I guess I am just nervous, this is expensive stuff.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-28-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By m2244
How to deal with seams on Nantucket beadboard

Hello,

I am getting ready to install a Nantucket Beadboard product on our walls. This stuff is 3/8" thick, it is actually a v-groove 6" apart, 4x8 sheets. I have never used this stuff before so I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-23-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,097
Posted By m2244
Call me dense but I am not following your...

Call me dense but I am not following your explaination.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-23-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,097
Posted By m2244
Hump in floor, how to transition? (Part 2)

Hello,

I asked a question on this forum a few weeks ago about how to fix a hump in the floor. A few guys here told me to remove the 1x boards in the problem area and sister 2x6's onto the existing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-06-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By m2244
Do you know of a good source in this country? I...

Do you know of a good source in this country? I found a lot of information about it but most of it was from Europe. Thanks for the help.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-27-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By m2244
I missed your question from last night, I was a...

I missed your question from last night, I was a bit wound up.

The hump (curb) is the center line of the house, the floor joists run perpendicular to the hump, it's where they rest in the center of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-27-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By m2244
Now I am wondering if I can cut a few of the 1x...

Now I am wondering if I can cut a few of the 1x boards and do some shimming/leveling that way?

Man, life can really pile on the BS at times.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-26-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By m2244
Not sure if it's much of an option. Damn old...

Not sure if it's much of an option. Damn old houses! Can we still put in the flooring. The old flooring was spruce I believe.

The worst mistake of my life was buying this friggin place! Getting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-26-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By m2244
It looks about 11/16 in 4 feet on one side of the...

It looks about 11/16 in 4 feet on one side of the hump and about 7/8 in 4 feet on the other side.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-26-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By m2244
Can I install flooring perpendicular to a hump in floor?

Hello,

I am in the middle of a bedroom remodel. The subfloor is old 1x boards and they have gaps between them anywhere from 1/8 to 3/8. I am currently laying down 1/2" plywood over the existing 1x...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-21-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By m2244
I Know. When I read his post I was pretty...

I Know. When I read his post I was pretty impressed with myself. I didn't even know I did all that.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-21-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By m2244
Does anyone know where I can get...

Does anyone know where I can get formaldehyde-free MDF beaded or v-grooved?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-20-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By m2244
I just worry about MDF. Read something about the...

I just worry about MDF. Read something about the glue being toxic or formaldehyde releasing somehow. You know how that is, not sure what to believe any more.
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