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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-23-2011, 09:11 AM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
ok great! Thank you!!!

ok great! Thank you!!!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-19-2011, 08:51 AM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
Well, I just spent $1000 to refinish them lol so...

Well, I just spent $1000 to refinish them lol so I would not want to do that. Do you think if I clean them with a good cleaner like vinegar and then wax them that the wax may give a protective...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-17-2011, 08:38 AM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
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Thanks Joe,
so you are saying if I do anything do the bathroom and kitchen 1st? More return for the money? I know the parts are cheap but I do not know how to do these things. Also, for the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-17-2011, 08:36 AM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
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Thanks for your reply. THe funny thing is they say they dont but I think they are just being nice. This is a very stong odor. How can I get rid of it if it is in the gaps?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-16-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,280
Posted By eokhuijzen
Sounds like you had someone do a bad job on the...

Sounds like you had someone do a bad job on the drywall. Sorry :( Get thick molding because the cracks may get bigger over time. This may be somthing that over the years may need to be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-16-2011, 05:33 PM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
Yes, it is the plumbing. If it was the roof you...

Yes, it is the plumbing. If it was the roof you would notice wet spots upstairs in the bathroom. Follow Joe caption's advice. If you do not fix this soon it can become a HUGE problem. When it is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-16-2011, 05:26 PM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
What is your time worth? For me I am a single...

What is your time worth? For me I am a single mom, full time student and full time employee. A task like this would kill me. This will take you a very very long time and be so much work that it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 01-16-2011, 05:24 PM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
Advice that could save you thousands? DONT SKIMP...

Advice that could save you thousands? DONT SKIMP ON THE RIGHT INSULLATION! This could actually lessen the years of your roof! I just put on a new roof. They have a new type of roof that is more...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2011, 05:19 PM
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Views: 5,173
Posted By eokhuijzen
I agree with kok328.

I agree with kok328.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-16-2011, 05:18 PM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
I have an old house too. Make sure like the...

I have an old house too. Make sure like the other person said it is not CO2!!! If it is simply moisture which I experienced, the only thing I found that helped was a dehumidifier. You dont even...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 01-16-2011, 05:15 PM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
easy solution

my dog actually peed on my doors. Of course this made them smell. Got an answer.....no stripping necessary. Use KILLS or BIN as your primer and paint your color over that. Takes all smells away. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-16-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,278
Posted By eokhuijzen
stinky floors?

Bought an old house with STINKY non-cleanable 50 year old carpet. Ripped it out and found hardwood floors! Got them refinished and of course for about 2 weeks had that strong varnish odor. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 01-16-2011, 05:01 PM
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Views: 3,092
Posted By eokhuijzen
Best answer ever!

I had this problem and thought the solution sounded crazy but it works! And greatest of all is non-toxic to us!! Take a small flat bowl or plate with lip around it.....ao they can get in it but not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-16-2011, 04:42 PM
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Views: 2,043
Posted By eokhuijzen
Do it or forget it?

I bought a home for $45,000 in St. Paul, MN a year ago. Keep in mind while that sounds like a great price this is a MAJOR fixer upper. A little about the house: Built in 1917 OLD! I live on a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-16-2011, 04:39 PM
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Posted By eokhuijzen
Ok, this is going to take some work but I know...

Ok, this is going to take some work but I know just the solution. Buy a pet product called anti icky poo. It is hard to find so buy it on the internet. Take a towel and wash the walls with it. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2011, 04:32 PM
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Views: 3,482
Posted By eokhuijzen
Didnt this come up when you bought the home? I...

Didnt this come up when you bought the home? I know you said you just found it so maybe you did not see it when looking at the house but I am surprised the previous owners did not disclose...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,559
Posted By eokhuijzen
actually, I had this same problem. I thought it...

actually, I had this same problem. I thought it was leaking gas. But the gas company came out - cause that is what it smelled like. He noticed I just had my hardword floors redone and said that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-16-2011, 04:25 PM
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Views: 1,652
Posted By eokhuijzen
What to do first or skip it all together!

I bought a home for $45,000 in St. Paul, MN a year ago. Keep in mind while that sounds like a great price this is a MAJOR fixer upper. A little about the house: Built in 1917 OLD! I live on a...
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