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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-20-2011, 12:11 AM
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Posted By jniter
ok, i called johnson hardware. apparently...

ok, i called johnson hardware. apparently full-access bi-fold on one side and regular bi-fold on a track for the other does not work. the doors won't match because you need 1 in of clearance for the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-20-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By jniter
wow...$40k for all that work? my father-in-law...

wow...$40k for all that work?
my father-in-law had to pay $20k just to replace his roof. granted, his house is over 2000 sqft and has an attached garage. my mother-in-law replaced her roof for over...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-17-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,113
Posted By jniter
Yeah, I did try to submit an email to them...

Yeah, I did try to submit an email to them through their website form, but I got some error. A phone call in makes sense. I'd have to know which bi-fold track hardware might work best in tandem with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-16-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,113
Posted By jniter
Opinions on a closet door solution

Hi, I'm looking to see if anyone had creative ideas for a laundry closet door solution.

Doorway is 60" wide, currently has 2 sets of 30" wide bi-folds (4 panels). I lose a lot of inches on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-16-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By jniter
Yeah...I went ahead and got both the 45 degree...

Yeah...I went ahead and got both the 45 degree elbows and 90 degree elbows and passed on the hoses w/the elbows. the elbow part just looked so darn skinny and flimsy on the hoses. I figured I should...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-16-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By jniter
How many sq ft is the roof? Cost of replacing the...

How many sq ft is the roof? Cost of replacing the roof will depend on how much roof, what you want to replace it with.

How many windows are there, and what kind of windows do you want to replace...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-16-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,074
Posted By jniter
oooh...this thing is so cool. i was looking for...

oooh...this thing is so cool.
i was looking for such a thing for my laundry closet. SWEET.
Full-access bi-fold door (http://johnsonhardware.com/1601.htm)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-16-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,074
Posted By jniter
do you mean you want to hang your bi-fold like a...

do you mean you want to hang your bi-fold like a french door? so it folds but then swings open?

try looking at folding shutters?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-16-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,525
Posted By jniter
Agree. We just took out some built-ins in our...

Agree. We just took out some built-ins in our place.
Take off the doors and take out any removable shelving. Then look for those little caps you put on the heads of screws. My guess is that it is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-16-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,776
Posted By jniter
Does your shower light look like this? Recessed...

Does your shower light look like this?
Recessed Shower Trim (http://www.amazon.com/Progress-Lighting-P8009-60-Insulated-Non-Metallic/dp/B001BQA61K)

I just changed mine. If I remember correctly, I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-16-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,945
Posted By jniter
I'd be mad too, but there is an easy solution for...

I'd be mad too, but there is an easy solution for the plates.

Plate rack (http://www.amazon.com/White-Wire-Lid-Plate-Holder/dp/B000H8WOUY/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1310801076&sr=8-4)

My mom uses...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-16-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By jniter
okay, I found a better solution to my problem. I...

okay, I found a better solution to my problem. I guess now it's just finding out what is better.

45 degree hose elbow...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-16-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By jniter
For all posterity

okay...I feel really dumb, searching for so long for a solution that might actually be super simple.

I found *this* Washing Machine Hose w/Elbow...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-15-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By jniter
Adjusting Valves in Washing Machine Outlet Box

Hi, I need to adjust the direction of the valves in my washing machine outlet box to face to the right instead of being perpendicular to the wall. I want to stack my washer and dryer. I do not have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 06-28-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By jniter
so true

My parents bought a fixer upper when I was 4-and-a-half.
I'm now 33 and they are still working on it. LOL

I grew up living with home remodel, so I can stomach complexity and well...time overruns....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 06-28-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By jniter
ok, convinced DH to go shopping for the dryer...

ok, convinced DH to go shopping for the dryer this weekend. have a few quotes from contractors on opening up the wall. just didn't expect it to be so darn expensive and was hoping to avoid it. not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 06-27-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By jniter
oh, i think you misunderstood what i meant about...

oh, i think you misunderstood what i meant about "moving" the hoses. i just meant...is there a way to do the connecting so that the hoses lie more to the side so the vent pipe can be run downwards....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 06-27-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By jniter
so...no way around all those hoses, etc? after...

so...no way around all those hoses, etc?
after adding up the cost of paying someone to demo, reroute everything, etc...i could just sell my washer and dryer, buy a compact miele set, and call it a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 06-26-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By jniter
Here are some pictures of what I'm talking about:...

Here are some pictures of what I'm talking about:
http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s279/jniter/Stuff008.jpg

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s279/jniter/Stuff011.jpg
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 06-26-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By jniter
Q's about stacking a washer and dryer

DH and I would like to change our laundry closet to have a stacked washer and dryer. We currently have a Frigidaire Affinity, just need to get the dryer. I've been researching whether we needed any...
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