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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-22-2006, 11:09 PM
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Views: 1,878
Posted By tooltime
The old wire could possible be stapled down. I...

The old wire could possible be stapled down. I doubt that it would be in the walls if it was put in more recently than the contruction process. It may be tacked along joists or something before it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 10-18-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,186
Posted By tooltime
New 22% Efficient Solar Cells

I say, about damn time! :D That still means 78% potential missed, but at least it's a step in the proper direction :(



Engadget.com - SunPower announces 22 percent efficient solar panels...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-20-2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,672
Posted By tooltime
If the paint is coming off, the paper drywall...

If the paint is coming off, the paper drywall covering may be coming off. If so, I would suggest trying to scrape off any of the loose, fuzzy fibers without damaging the drywall. Possibly sandpaper....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-20-2006, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By tooltime
A hair dryer (or other non-flamable heat source) ...

A hair dryer (or other non-flamable heat source) might soften it up enough.
I am sure there are other options floating around.. but none are coming to me at the moment.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-20-2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By tooltime
Thanks Kerrylib & bethany14. I would love to do...

Thanks Kerrylib & bethany14. I would love to do radiant heating, but I am keeping my fingers crossed to remodel in the next year or 2.. doubling the square footage , and re-locating the kitchen. If...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-20-2006, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,937
Posted By tooltime
Thank you Kerrylib, that is exactly what I was...

Thank you Kerrylib, that is exactly what I was trying to find.

:D
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-15-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,937
Posted By tooltime
Countertop Refinishing/Overlay?

I had stumbled across a product, or article about a product for refinishing your counter a ways back.

I believe it was either a stone base (Sileston) or plastic (Corian) product. Tit was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-15-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,717
Posted By tooltime
Self build customs.. or off the shelf cabinets?

Well, another project Im considering forcing myself into, is to build the cabinets in my kitchen. I really really hate the thought of using particle board pre-builts, or assemble yourself cabinets...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-15-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By tooltime
No lighting? You mean no hard-wired lighinng...

No lighting? You mean no hard-wired lighinng right?
The undercabinet lighting I will be using is corded, much like a lamp, but it mounts under the cabinet (or wall I imagine).

An yes, my the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-15-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By tooltime
While the attached image is not to scale, it...

While the attached image is not to scale, it should give you a decent idea of what I’m looking at. The existing vent (Wall A) Is also for the Living room.
The table, will mostly be against...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-14-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By tooltime
Yes, there is more involved here I guess.. just...

Yes, there is more involved here I guess.. just trying to keep it simple. The entire houe was wired up on 4 or 5 14 gauge 2-wire circuits (no ground). I am in the process of running additional...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-14-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,634
Posted By tooltime
Thanks for those bethany14... I think I'll call...

Thanks for those bethany14... I think I'll call my wife and have her pick up some of that while she's out. This house had not been cleaned in a long time, the grease build up was something else. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-14-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By tooltime
Well, that is one of my concerns keeping it...

Well, that is one of my concerns keeping it near/under the table. I can just picture the heat collecting under there, and us sitting at the table getting uncomfortable because underneath the table...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-13-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By tooltime
Additional heating in Kitchen.

It was pretty darn cold in my kitchen last year. My kitchen has one small heating duct., 4x9 as a guess. On that wall I plan on hanging some 12" wall cabinets, low-near base cabinet level. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-13-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By tooltime
Starting to re-wire kitchen.

1st Eelectrical group in kitchen.

Well, here goes I think.
below is a diagram for wiring up some outlets, primarily on a center wall in my house.
#'s 2 and 4 are facing on the outside wall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-17-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,390
Posted By tooltime
New Dishwasher Install

Hello folks. So this time I want to install a dishwasher. Of course I have googled, but all I seem to find is a typical replacement proceedure.
I want to isntall this dishwasher away from the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-17-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,303
Posted By tooltime
Unless you can get that same formica/laminate......

Unless you can get that same formica/laminate... I don;t think it would be a worthwhile cause. Even if you could find the same pattern, the age difference might be pretty obvious when compared...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-12-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By tooltime
Hi all, I'm still around.

Hello all, just thought Id drop by and let you know I am still alive. :)
Its been what, a couple week or so since I made a post? Sorry, you all know life gets busy at times. Half of me says it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-26-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 60,225
Posted By tooltime
The deed is done! So far I havent noticed any...

The deed is done! So far I havent noticed any issues ( sitll have no washer/dryer). I shoudl have the appliances in a ocuple days. HEre is, as promised, pictures of the work. Also is the base frame...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-20-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 60,225
Posted By tooltime
Square Eye! Nice to hear form you. I wish it were...

Square Eye! Nice to hear form you. I wish it were that simple… to break into that first section of ABS and put the wye there, and run my hose right there, without any additional modification (well...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-20-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 60,225
Posted By tooltime
Code? Who said anything about code... I just want...

Code? Who said anything about code... I just want it to work and not cause further problems. :P
I went to Home Depot to see what options I might have, seems like I am going to make this more...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-19-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 60,225
Posted By tooltime
Awesome pics there manhattan42 ! I do...

Awesome pics there manhattan42 !

I do understand what a wye is, and I also follow the issue of a standing pipe as you just explained it very well.
But don't I need 2 of standing pipe to ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-18-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 60,225
Posted By tooltime
Ok, now I’m really lost. To tackle what...

Ok, now I’m really lost.

To tackle what seems to be the simplest solution,
drop a “y” piece on the black ABS that goes to the sump.
Run an extended hose from the washer into the upper part...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 07-17-2006, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,814
Posted By tooltime
I have been trying to think of some suggestions...

I have been trying to think of some suggestions for you, crispky, but all I keep coming back to is a moisture problem.

You could use the concrete board and do your ceramic tiling on top of that,.....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-17-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,063
Posted By tooltime
Me too! Coincidence? lol, anyhow... I was...

Me too! Coincidence?

lol, anyhow...
I was dreaming of gettign a plasma screen tv because their image quality is so breathtaking, but the salesman told me that they would not last much longer...
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