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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-26-2009, 09:54 AM
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Posted By homefish
Ted Kennedy 1932-2009

Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy dies after cancer battle - CNN.com (http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/08/26/obit.ted.kennedy/index.html)

If you agreed with his politics or not, he was a influential...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-25-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By homefish
Workout DVDs

I am thinking about buying some DVDs that can help motivate me to get into better shape.

Has anyone used any series with any success? Pros/Cons?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-13-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,188
Posted By homefish
I took out the old vanity today. What was left...

I took out the old vanity today. What was left behind didn't appear to be too bad. I cleaned it out and touched up some paint, since it is easier with nothing in the way. I installed a more open...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-12-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By homefish
This article is interesting read about who is...

This article is interesting read about who is providing the info that peopel are using.
Daily Kos: State of the Nation...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-02-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,354
Posted By homefish
Favorite Big Box Hardware store?

I don't know if there are others in your area, but I am interested to see which stores are favored. These are the three that I can think of around here.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-01-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,188
Posted By homefish
This was a collection of little mushroom looking...

This was a collection of little mushroom looking dealies. I am not well versed in this stuff, but when I think mold, I think of mold like on bread. This looked different. It also looks like it is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-28-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,188
Posted By homefish
mold/fungus in bathroom

My vanity is about 1" from the tub. Apparently, there is mold and fungus growing between them at the moment. I just noticed today. This is not a section of the house I inspect often. Anyway, what...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-03-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By homefish
Inlaid louvre oak ventilation vents

My brother asked me to find him some inlaid register vents for his new floors. I guess there was a specific place in my town that he thought sold them. Nothing in stock, I had to go to their...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-03-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By homefish
MJ moonwalk

Video on youtube of his first moonwalk:
YouTube - michael jackson first ever moonwalk

I think the guy was crazy, but talented. Thoughts?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-03-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By homefish
I just had some new neighors move in on the OTHER...

I just had some new neighors move in on the OTHER side now. The perils of being surrounded by renters. Both groups seem pretty good this time around.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-03-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By homefish
I just use a cheap-o Casio when I wear a watch. ...

I just use a cheap-o Casio when I wear a watch. It is something that I don't mind ruining.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-03-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,960
Posted By homefish
I have stainless in my kitchen and kind of like...

I have stainless in my kitchen and kind of like it.
Granted the price was right (free), and they were an improvement over everything else that I had.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-03-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,847
Posted By homefish
I just thought that it has something to do with...

I just thought that it has something to do with getting in the cracks and expanding them. Didn't think it was some chemical thing.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-03-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By homefish
Ton of celebrities dying lately...

Ton of celebrities dying lately...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-31-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By homefish
Moss on north side of garage

I have never seen this before. I know that it happens on trees, but this is vinyl.

There is moss growing on my garage. How can I get rid of it safely and hope that it never returns?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-31-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By homefish
New neighbors

Some new renters just moved in next door.

How long should I give them to settle before I introduce myself?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-27-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By homefish
N. Korea -- WTF?

What is going on over there?

First, they test yet another nuke.
Then, they claim that the 1953 agreement is no longer valid.

My understanding is that the Korean War never officially ended,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-22-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,106
Posted By homefish
Looks pretty good. A campsite that I use has...

Looks pretty good. A campsite that I use has something very similar to what you made. Works great.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-22-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,173
Posted By homefish
I have a few cordless drills that I use for...

I have a few cordless drills that I use for little projects around the house and garage. However, when I 'need' the torque or power, I use something that is corded. Basically, the cordless are for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-22-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,114
Posted By homefish
Cracked concrete

The apron in front of my garage has a crack that is growing wider. Is there something special to fill this with or do I just get some more concrete and fill it in?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-22-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By homefish
BluRay

I will need a new DVD player soon. THe current one is 10+ years old and does not always work.

It is worth it to jump to BluRay? I do have an HDTV, but I think the picture on DVDs is plenty clear.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-15-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,495
Posted By homefish
That sounds like an expensive solution as well. ...

That sounds like an expensive solution as well. I would focus on the easier room to finish now, finish it, and use it for your storage for the time being.

Also, as Davey mentioned, go through...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-13-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,649
Posted By homefish
Securing sink to vanity

What is a good way to do this?

I tried caulk, and it has not held up for a very long time. RIght now, my bathroom sink is just kind of sitting there.

I don't really think that this was a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-13-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By homefish
Really slow drain

My tub drain is really really slow. Is there a homebrew fix to this? I haev tired liquid Plummer in the past with some success, but that is not even working now. I used a plunger last time, and it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-13-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,966
Posted By homefish
Find their paperclips and connect tham all...

Find their paperclips and connect tham all together. It will drive them nuts.
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