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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-08-2014, 07:54 PM
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Posted By dthornton
I bought a little 2 piece gadget in the...

I bought a little 2 piece gadget in the electrical tools section at Menard's that has one piece you plug into any outlet. The other part of the tool is taken to the breaker box, and will identify the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-02-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By dthornton
Thank you to all of you. I don't like heights...

Thank you to all of you. I don't like heights anyway :hide:, but if I gotta get up there, I want it to go quickly and not have to put on 3 or more coats to get it to look good! :D Each of you have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-01-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By dthornton
What model paint sprayer?

Well, I posted last week on the painting forum and nobody responded. Maybe I'll have better results here. :) We use ONLY Behr paint, and for those of you who don't know, it's almost as thick as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-25-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By dthornton
What model paint sprayer?

After many painting jobs (our own, not professional), we use ONLY Behr paint. It is the only one that gives us the results we want. For those who haven't ever used it, it is almost the consistency of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-23-2014, 06:09 PM
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Views: 65,798
Posted By dthornton
pens ........

pens ........
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-06-2014, 08:11 PM
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Views: 832
Posted By dthornton
Neal .. like your insight! I have a word for the...

Neal .. like your insight! I have a word for the way you operate - it's called "integrity"! Bud, I totally agree with all you said in your response. My house had "upgraded" wiring. The basement and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 832
Posted By dthornton
Bud, I wasn't trying to pass moral judgement, but...

Bud, I wasn't trying to pass moral judgement, but just hoped he would "see himself in the mirror" and think about how he would feel if it were him buying a house with something known to be wrong....
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-31-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By dthornton
LOL! neal, I have NO idea why it did that!!! ...

LOL! neal, I have NO idea why it did that!!! :confused:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-31-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 832
Posted By dthornton
Chrisp, I hope that you are still on the forum...

Chrisp, I hope that you are still on the forum and read this. I agree with nealtw ... you should get the parts and get a plumber to fix it. You don't just leave something like that for other people!...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-31-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By dthornton
thanks, guys! :clap: Neal, thanks for the...

thanks, guys! :clap: Neal, thanks for the advice. At this time, I don't have a door on this bathroom. That's the next project ... a pocket door. Wuzzat, THANK YOU! I will check those out and see...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-30-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By dthornton
thanks, guys! :clap: Neal, thanks for the...

thanks, guys! :clap: Neal, thanks for the advice. At this time, I don't have a door on this bathroom. That's the next project ... a pocket door. Wuzzat, THANK YOU! I will check those out and see...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By dthornton
Induct Fan Booster

My furnace - a/c is in the basement. We added a bathroom on the second floor, and our pluming/HVAC guy ran a duct up inside the wall to the bathroom. The problem is that there is BARELY any air...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-03-2014, 05:17 PM
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Views: 65,798
Posted By dthornton
oil ..........

oil ..........
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-04-2013, 07:05 PM
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Posted By dthornton
electoral .........

electoral .........
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 12-03-2013, 07:43 AM
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Views: 634
Posted By dthornton
Welcome to the nut house! LOL! :welcome: ...

Welcome to the nut house! LOL! :welcome: :beer: :banana:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-03-2013, 07:38 AM
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Posted By dthornton
outer .......

outer .......
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-30-2013, 10:58 PM
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Posted By dthornton
shrink ...................

shrink ...................
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-30-2013, 10:56 PM
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Views: 937
Posted By dthornton
Thank you to all for the suggestions. So, Lysol...

Thank you to all for the suggestions. So, Lysol or bleach won't hurt the mud? I'll definitely try these ideas. :beer:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-29-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By dthornton
Drywall mud ... what's up?

I buy drywall mud in the 40 lb buckets, but because I'm not working very quickly, one bucket lasts me several months. Now for the problem - after it sits for a couple of weeks, when I take the lid...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-29-2013, 11:01 PM
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Posted By dthornton
Beginnings ..................

Beginnings ..................
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 11-13-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By dthornton
floatr, I haven't found anything that deters...

floatr, I haven't found anything that deters them. Even though the neighborhood cats chase them, they come back. I went to Tractor Supply Company and got a trap for $35. I used apple slices for bait,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-02-2013, 06:45 AM
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Views: 65,798
Posted By dthornton
Test ......

Test ......
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-02-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By dthornton
hvac booster fans

My house is a 100+ year old 2 story on a full basement. The furnace is a high efficiency gas unit that is 11 years old. We took a small bedroom/closet upstairs and converted into a master bath. This...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-19-2013, 06:44 PM
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Views: 65,798
Posted By dthornton
again ......

again ......
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 09-19-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By dthornton
Hey dys_uci, how's it going? Did you renegotiate...

Hey dys_uci, how's it going? Did you renegotiate the contract?
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