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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-23-2006, 08:52 AM
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Jared, I'm glad to hear you are a stand up guy....

Jared, I'm glad to hear you are a stand up guy. In California if you contract wiothout a license it can get sticky and they tend to fine you quite heavily "if" you get caught. We all know CA is a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 01-14-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
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Our old DeWalts have been abused, I mean used...

Our old DeWalts have been abused, I mean used 8-9 hours a day for the last 2 weeks. Finish sanding table tops for a casino. They keep cranking oround and round.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-10-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
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In an "upscale" area around here a person...

In an "upscale" area around here a person repainted their house the same color as before, call it "yellow #1", They used the same color and the HOA caused a stink because it was a different color....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 01-10-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,111
You guys may hate me...... My favorites ...

You guys may hate me......
My favorites
Gerber Scientific Sabre 404 CNC router (my baby)
Powermatic 5 horse 3 phase left tilt table saw
Powermatic 20" planer
Powermatic 24" double drum sander...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 01-10-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,980
You need to get a wallpaper scorer (scratches...

You need to get a wallpaper scorer (scratches thru the paper) then mix some warm water with some stuff called DIF. sponge it on. not too much. The water mix will soften the glue and you can then use...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-02-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,178
I saw this post quite a while ago and just didn't...

I saw this post quite a while ago and just didn't look :confused:
Not sure why not. Well.... I finally looked and went to your site. Good luck to you in choosing a logo. Your response recieved and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-02-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Ah YES... .Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. ...

Ah YES... .Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Also... If you are new around here. Introduce yourself. I know there is a place for that in here somewhere. :D
Be sure to include your area of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-02-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,761
What is in the pipe? You said conduit. If there...

What is in the pipe? You said conduit. If there are wires in the pipe you better talk to a sparky first.
(sparky = electrician)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-02-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,161
I think Kev Crete means "Goof off" also use a...

I think Kev Crete means "Goof off" also use a stiff bristle brush and scrub it in and brush it out.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-29-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
hy!
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fried spam YUK

I'm in "the trades" and I didn't even try to sell my stuff here.
Maybe someone here can help you if your thatch roof leaks tho ;)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-27-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,884
Historic wood planking

Can you give us some more information about your floor. Where is the home? What type of wood? Describe current condition? I have seen floors that had 2-3 layers of linoleum on them with a layer of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-20-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Placerville California Foothills of the Sierra...

Placerville California
Foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
United States of America
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-15-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,711
They fall and you fall

Licensed contractors are required to have liability insurance, workers comp (CA) and post a bond with the contractor lic board. That way if one of their employees slips and falls you don't fall with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-12-2005, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,150
Yes well oiled. BUT........ You must follow the...

Yes well oiled. BUT........ You must follow the directions on the can!
Too many of my customers complain that their decks are sticky or gummy after they use certain products. When asked if they read...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 12-12-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Our woodstove is the only heat we have in our...

Our woodstove is the only heat we have in our house. I tell friends in the HVAC trade that we have a 3 stage heating system. You cut it, you spit it and stack it, then you burn it.
The biggest...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 12-04-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,943
Some people would call them a valance. I never...

Some people would call them a valance. I never heard of the term either, then I looked at one of the links and "there you go" you'll understand then.
Don
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-01-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,098
Whatever you do. READ THE DIRECTIONS ON THE CAN ...

Whatever you do. READ THE DIRECTIONS ON THE CAN
Too many time I go to a home where the homeowner has just refinished their deck an it is sticky. They ask me what to do about it and state that they...
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