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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-29-2012, 08:40 AM
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Posted By dan897857
sealing air from getting in house

I've noticed air drafts coming through my outlet covers and even through the prong holes. Best way to seal these drafts with clear caulk?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-25-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,424
Posted By dan897857
Sorry.....I used to have a popcorn ceiling. That...

Sorry.....I used to have a popcorn ceiling. That ceiling had a large uneven crack from wall to wall. I.opted to get a new ceiling because popcorn is outdated and impossible to look new if I chose to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By dan897857
Thanx for the advice ......the biggest thing for...

Thanx for the advice ......the biggest thing for me is being confident enough to put the cabinets up myself and countertops....I may just have to bite the bullet and pay for expert install
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 04:46 AM
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Posted By dan897857
Yeah, I thought about that.....if I redo the...

Yeah, I thought about that.....if I redo the kitchen I will just gut it down to the studs and get new everything besides appliances since they are new. Thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-25-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
I may if I get sick of it but seems like a fairly...

I may if I get sick of it but seems like a fairly easy DIY project ......the fan installation was the hard part
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-25-2012, 01:42 AM
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Posted By dan897857
Thanks...the house was built in the 70s I believe.

Thanks...the house was built in the 70s I believe.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-25-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By dan897857
That sounds good, and the fan is literally a half...

That sounds good, and the fan is literally a half foot from the roof so it would be traveling about 4 feet less than it is now out the soffit.....and of course up rather than over and down.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By dan897857
making over ugly green laminate countertops

I want to make my kitchen look better wo doing a gutting job just yet. I can sand and repaint my cabinets but still left with ugly green countertops. I heard of this rustoleum kit that you can get to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-25-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,424
Posted By dan897857
He told me the first time that its from nothing...

He told me the first time that its from nothing he did but rather its the shifting of the house.....which I'm not buying since he repaired it and used his own paint to fix it for free.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-25-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,424
Posted By dan897857
Yeah he tore down my old popcorn ceiling because...

Yeah he tore down my old popcorn ceiling because of a very large crack from wall to wall....he said it was from the drywall being placed the wrong way. I believe he used 5/8 sheets. For the previous...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-24-2012, 11:52 PM
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Views: 5,424
Posted By dan897857
hairline cracks in my new living room ceiling

I recently had a new ceiling put in. After a few months I noticed some bows and hairline cracks in certain spots. I had the guy come back and remud, sand the spots and repaint the ceiling. Once again...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-24-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
Ok cool.....so my solutions now are either change...

Ok cool.....so my solutions now are either change the duct size or vent it straight up through roof instead of down through soffit.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-24-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
The duct has One end going down through the...

The duct has One end going down through the soffit. The fan is 100 cfm. Just trying to figure out why air moves better when I popped the duct off. I also have lowered the water heat down a notch.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-24-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
The duct is sized perfect to fit the hole out of...

The duct is sized perfect to fit the hole out of the fan. The duct runs maybe 5 feet and pushed down through the soffit. It works a lot better when I took the duct off my fan. If the duct isn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-24-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
The fan seems to move air better when I took the...

The fan seems to move air better when I took the duct off the fan so it vents in the attic. I don't want to leave it like this obviously so if I put the duct back on how can I make the fan move the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-19-2012, 12:53 AM
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Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
This link is my fan by the way...100 cfm

This link is my fan by the way...100 cfm
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-19-2012, 12:52 AM
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Posted By dan897857
http://m.lowes.com/mt/www.lowes.com/pd_57823-69305...

http://m.lowes.com/mt/www.lowes.com/pd_57823-69305-7105-01-L_4294798199_4294933768_?productId=3079079&Ns=p_product_prd_lis_ord_nbr%7C0%7C%7Cp_product_quantity_sold%7C1&pl=1&currentURL=/pl_Bath+Fans_42...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-19-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
The tissue did suck to the outside of fan cover...

The tissue did suck to the outside of fan cover but def isn't moving air as well even with the door cracked open with more air flow. I just read a review on the lowes website and one person claims...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-18-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
I will try this when I get home from work....

I will try this when I get home from work. Visually it does not seem to be sucking any steam. Its mind boggling since its a new strong fan and I hear the motor running.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-18-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
Should I put insulation over the duct going out...

Should I put insulation over the duct going out through my gutter soffit for the time being? The door def. doesn't have enough spacing but taking it off would be difficult because its a pocket door....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-18-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
Well, the water temp is hotter because of my gf...

Well, the water temp is hotter because of my gf who loves hot hot showers. Thank you, I will check if the fan is working properly first. I would hope there is nothing wrong with it as it is new and I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-16-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By dan897857
brand new bathroom

I just redid my bathroom. The exhaust fan is new and a good model but doesn't seem to be moving steam. When I'm done showering the walls are wet and my shower rod and decorative fixture are rusting....
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