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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-14-2013, 02:16 PM
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Posted By tk3000
I have condo in MI, so I have a place to live in...

I have condo in MI, so I have a place to live in the mean time. But gradually the plan was to fix up everything and then move in. I made an offer of US$18000, and it was accepted. I am mechanically...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-14-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By tk3000
I have been living in a condo, and had bad...

I have been living in a condo, and had bad experiences with neighbors. Sharing ownership and space can be very convoluted. That house has a 1 acre land and I can not even see a neighbor's house since...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-12-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By tk3000
That is a good point. Apparently all the...

That is a good point. Apparently all the receptacles, switches and wires are intact. I don't have a problem rewiring everything to new circuit breaker switches if needed; but I really do not like to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-12-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By tk3000
Thanks, I will look into the link. Actually, it...

Thanks, I will look into the link. Actually, it was not vandals; but the previous owner with a hammer who got around destroying everything. Even the toilet was put down into pieces.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-12-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By tk3000
Thanks for your insights! I have patched drywall...

Thanks for your insights! I have patched drywall in the past (but mostly small holes). Back them I found that using a jigsaw was much faster than drywall saw, but produced too much dust all over....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-11-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By tk3000
Distressed House with Obliterated Drywalls...

Hello Folks,
I have distressed house whose interior drywall was mostly obliterated. So I was wondering if I should simply buy new drywall of the same thickness (1/2) and grade and then cut it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By tk3000
Thanks for you important insights. I am not used...

Thanks for you important insights. I am not used to high voltage and grid power stuff, but I am versed in small circuit boards, components, etc, which is mostly small DC current. When two dc sources...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-05-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By tk3000
Yep, now I am the donor. Crazy situation indeed....

Yep, now I am the donor. Crazy situation indeed. Big mistake buying a condo for some many reasons...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-05-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By tk3000
Yeah, apparently I was receiving power from...

Yeah, apparently I was receiving power from someone's else. I was considering that possibility at very first, but it seemed so absurd that I could not conceive such situation, but after the overload...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-03-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By tk3000
Thank you for all your insights, and sorry for...

Thank you for all your insights, and sorry for the delay in my follow up.

I did perform some tests. The ligths and garage openers are all connected to the same circuit. So basically that is what...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-15-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By tk3000
Thanks for your response. I thought about the...

Thanks for your response. I thought about the possibility of a different panel at first, but I looked all over and could not find anything. Couldn't it be connected directly to the live wires that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-15-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By tk3000
Condominium Irreguar Electrical Situation

Hello Folks,
Unfortunately I happen to live in a condominium (moved in 3 years ago) whereon the so called board delays, ignores, or simply refuses to fulfill their obligations. In all the buildings...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 09-15-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By tk3000
Thanks for the inputs and insights, joecaption...

Thanks for the inputs and insights, joecaption and nealt. I really don' know much of anything about house construction (especially mobile homes), but can do mostly any in-house repairs (drywall,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 09-14-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By tk3000
Manufactured Home External Wall + Eroded Soil Spot

Hello Folks,

I am looking into buying an almost new (2007) manufactured home, it is a foreclosure so it has some issues (mostly seem cosmetic.) I read about the new generation and standard of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-18-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,627
Posted By tk3000
Basement Chimney Wall Opening

Hello Folks,

I live in a condo unit with two stores and a basement, mostly made out of concrete and brick walls. There are two walls separating the condo units in the same building (4 units in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-18-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,054
Posted By tk3000
Thanks for the response. I did not realize that...

Thanks for the response. I did not realize that it was that old and difficult to find.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-27-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,054
Posted By tk3000
Basement Decorative Wood Wall Cover popping up

Hello Folks,

I have a finished basement in my residence. The walls have some decorative wood cover that adds a nice accent to the place, it seems that behinds the wood cover there are sheets of...
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