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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-05-2009, 12:30 PM
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Posted By s2horn
Thanks! I appreciate it.

Thanks! I appreciate it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-05-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By s2horn
Wood Putty/Filler

Hi,

We have an older place and the trim on the first floor is in its original state, a stained wood. Unfortunately the rest of the house has been painted over so the trim on the first floor...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-25-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,695
Posted By s2horn
Hi Everyone, Well I came home and took your...

Hi Everyone,

Well I came home and took your tips that both wires are hot and was able to wire the light fixture properly. It works!

Thanks for all your help,

Stuart.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-22-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,695
Posted By s2horn
sorry speedy petey - i overreacted I guess. All...

sorry speedy petey - i overreacted I guess. All clear from my end if you are ok?

I guess the way you describe it it could be a loop - so I can treat the white as a hot then and cap it against the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-22-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,695
Posted By s2horn
Not sure what I did to offend you, petey....

Not sure what I did to offend you, petey. Everyone else here doing electrical themselves doesn't seem to get that same insulting treatment. I thought this forum was for helping people with home...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-21-2009, 10:22 PM
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Posted By s2horn
Single Pole Switch

Hi,

My electrician wired a portion of a single pole switch for me and I was going to finish it off.

He put in a single wire from the switch through the wall, but did not put two wires like I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-28-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,212
Posted By s2horn
Thanks guys, I picked up two products. A...

Thanks guys,

I picked up two products. A contact cement solvent and lacquer thinner. The cement solvent worked well but it did take a bit of the colour off of the linoleum.

The lacquer thinner...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-28-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By s2horn
Thanks InspectorD; That's what I did on the...

Thanks InspectorD;

That's what I did on the weekend. New one coming this week.

Stuart.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-25-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By s2horn
Dishwasher Help.

Hi All,

So recently i noticed our dishwasher was leaking. Last night I sat through a cycle to see where, thinking (and hoping) it was just the seals and I could replace it. Turns out its not.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-23-2008, 07:44 AM
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Views: 3,212
Posted By s2horn
Thanks Glenn, I certainly agree with you...

Thanks Glenn,

I certainly agree with you about not wanting to be blown up. I will try the paint thinner. I took a stab at a citric acid based cleaner last night on a few of them and while I did...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-22-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,212
Posted By s2horn
Cheap vinyle tile adhesive removal?

Hi,

Our house has a linoleum kitchen floor which is quite dated, so when the prior owner was selling they laid down the self adhering vinyl/rubber tiles on top of the floor.

Well, a lot of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-07-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,513
Posted By s2horn
Laying Flagstone

Hi All,

I am planning on laying some flagstone in our backyard for a small patio area (about 200 sq ft.) It will be used for our patio furniture.

Based on what I have seen I am going to use a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-30-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,591
Posted By s2horn
Thanks for the pictures Daryl! Your bathroom...

Thanks for the pictures Daryl! Your bathroom looks great - I like the over the toilet storage - I think we will be using that to our advantage in order to cut down on the vanity size.

Anyone ever...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-07-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By s2horn
Thank you very much! Replaced the guts on the...

Thank you very much! Replaced the guts on the weekend and all is good.

Thanks again,

Stuart.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-03-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By s2horn
Pressure Problem?

I am having some issues with all taps and toilets in the house and I have no idea what the issue might be. The two toilets turn on an off constantly, refilling the tank just a bit and then turning...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-27-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,591
Posted By s2horn
Thanks for the replies everyone. We are in the...

Thanks for the replies everyone. We are in the midst of the pedestal sink vs. storage debate, but the wall mounted cabinets may be a way around that.

kerrylib, your bathroom is almost exactly the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-26-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,591
Posted By s2horn
Small Bathroom

We have a small second floor bathroom that we are planning on gutting and starting over with. We are looking for space saving ideas to make the room not only feel bigger but to make the most of the...
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