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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-30-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By newowner
Ceiling Fan

I want to install a ceiling fan but hardwire it instead of running an extension cord down the wall like some do.

Is there a good DIY article online for this or should I hire an expert? I have no...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-30-2005, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,568
Posted By newowner
Yard Help Needed!

I moved into a house with a huge backyard that gets plenty of sun. The owner died years ago so the yard is all dead now.

My first house and my first lawn to restore. What do I need to do? Can I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-16-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,519
Posted By newowner
Hiring day labor

Has anyone ever hired day labor workers?

Did you have to drive them to your house and take them back? Did you negotiate a price or is it set?

I need help with some yard work (basic manual...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-16-2005, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,697
Posted By newowner
We have very hard water here. I tested the lower...

We have very hard water here. I tested the lower heating element and it had a charge. How can I tell if the lower is malfunctioning though?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-14-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,697
Posted By newowner
Water heater problems

I keep having less and less hot water available. We used to be able to take two hot showers in a row, then only one, now I can barely make it through one before it's cold.

What could be wrong with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 11-13-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By newowner
They are fine easy on my old eyes.

They are fine easy on my old eyes.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-11-2005, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 39,530
Posted By newowner
It's 900 square feet, pretty much a box frame...

It's 900 square feet, pretty much a box frame house, 1920's home, thin layer of Texas soil then solid rock. Home is approx 2' off the ground.

What is the min. and max. in general for leveling a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-11-2005, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,467
Posted By newowner
Hvac Diy?

Is it possible to put central air in yourself or should you leave it up to the professional?

Seems pretty straight forward but I could be missing a lot.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-11-2005, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,800
Posted By newowner
Adding on to a room

Anyone good online guides to everything involved in adding onto a room?

Main questions I have regarding tearing down the current wall (structure issue, will the roof fall) and how to attach the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-11-2005, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,820
Posted By newowner
Kitchen tile - Easy to crack?

I tend to drop a lot of stuff on my floor. Is there special tile that is more crack resistant for kitchen use?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-11-2005, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 39,530
Posted By newowner
Leveling costs

I am looking at a home to restore.

The foundation is not a concrete slab but on blocks (1920's house)

The foundation is become unstable and needs to be leveled. House is about 900 sq feet.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-11-2005, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,957
Posted By newowner
Buy now?

I was thinking about purchasing a rental property but lately I have been told the market is about the bust.

Any thoughts on the 1-2 year future of the market? Should I wait?
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