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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-16-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,908
Posted By beverly
blowdry plastic for windows?

has anyone used that plastic that you actually have to use the blowdry for it to stick to the window to keep the cold out? I usually use the kind you just tape up but my house is so drafty, you can...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-16-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,679
Posted By beverly
indoor lap pool?

thought I saw an ad for a company that would install a small indoor lap pool in your basement, but I don't remember where I saw the ad, but would love to find an inexpensive way to do it. anyone...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-16-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,388
Posted By beverly
plumbing bill

I don't know about the 1500 dollar deductable, but I know when I had a pipe burst one winter that was under my kitchen, I collected for the damage but not for the plumber or the pipe. I think that's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-16-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 45,013
Posted By beverly
hmmm...

I like the idea of having someone just pull it out but wondering what something like that might cost...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-16-2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 27,052
Posted By beverly
my tub....

I don't believe it's plastic, it's about fifty years old (that's how old the house is) it's some kinda metal, i guess, with ugly green enamel? isn't there a spraypaint or something that would work?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-09-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,442
Posted By beverly
i wouldn't do it yourself

my ex and I tried to refinish our hardwood floors. DId everything by the book, rented the huge industrial size sander, used the right varnishes or whatever their called (this was a while ago) and in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-09-2005, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,201
Posted By beverly
carpet tiles that are machine washable

I saw in a discount store some carpet tiles that fit together with like toungue and groove sort of pattern, and it said they can be lifted up and machine washed. I'm afraid to buy them because I had...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-09-2005, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 27,052
Posted By beverly
paint my tub?

ok, I have this UGLY green tub that doesn't match anything else in my bathroom. I've heard I can refinish it myself. How hard is it to do and does it look good? I heard there is a kit. wondering...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-09-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By beverly
you forgot the hottest one!

Material Girl, how could you forget Andrew Dan Jumbo from While You Were OUt? be still my beating heart....wondering how he got that name! LOL! He's the sexiest carpenter by far.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-09-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 45,013
Posted By beverly
tree stump how do I get rid of it?

my kids have a swingset in the yard and right under one of the swings is an old treestump from an evergreen that used to be there. How do I get rid of it? I don't have the stamina to dig it and all...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-09-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,297
Posted By beverly
Mirror question

I have a full length mirror that is part of my closet door, it's built into the door and it is old and the mirror looks cloudy and no matter how often or with whatever I clean it with, it still looks...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-09-2005, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By beverly
what about the ceiling?

thanks for your input, do you think I should do the ceiling dark as well or will that make the room too clausterphobic? If not, what would look good besides white? I hate white, even on a ceiling.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-06-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By beverly
color suggestions

my living room is warm beiges, tans, and golds. (the furniture and carpet) I was thinking about painting the walls maybe burgendy but I'm afraid it may be too dark, any thought anyone?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-06-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By beverly
clean clean clean!

my advice is to clean it nice and shiny and then de-clutter it,, take out any personal photos and whatnot so the people can envision how it would look with their own stuff in it. but the main thing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-06-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,801
Posted By beverly
what kind?

what kind of tile is it? some guy at home depot told me that you can spraypaint ceramic tile with appliance spray paint, but it doens't come in many colors. you have to get the heat resistant kind...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-06-2005, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,829
Posted By beverly
have you thought of?

have you thought of taping up the walls and doing some smart stripes? it's easy to do and it looks very professional
Beverly
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-06-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,458
Posted By beverly
are you sure

are you sure your new baby will be a boy? (you can never trust those sonograms 100 percent!) what about doing the walls like baby blue skies with soft clouds, and then you could hang some airplanes...
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