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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 12-08-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,647
Posted By East_Texas
Realize that this is a long time after the...

Realize that this is a long time after the original post, however I am surprised that none ot the "experts" on here didn't mention expansion anchors. You can find several sizes of them in any good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 12-07-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,588
Posted By East_Texas
If you want something that is basically...

If you want something that is basically guaranteed to last for as long as you own the house, then do it right and do not patch it with any overlay, which by the way is quite likely to crack and or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-20-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By East_Texas
The switch with two wires going to it is pretty...

The switch with two wires going to it is pretty much standard in that it controls the power to one light or outlet, or perhaps two outlets that are wired in parallel for instance lamps on each end...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-07-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,801
Posted By East_Texas
I do not understand why not just cut off the tree...

I do not understand why not just cut off the tree as close to the fence as possible with whatever you have and then just take a wide wood chisel and big hammer and start splitting it off. Maybe...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-10-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,491
Posted By East_Texas
This appears to be on an outside wall, so at the...

This appears to be on an outside wall, so at the very worst after you remove the built ins, you will have bare studs and insulation. Just finish it like any other ordinary wall, sheet rock or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-06-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,221
Posted By East_Texas
Obviously she already knows that you are not a...

Obviously she already knows that you are not a gardner, so why not tell her that you want to learn and ask HER to teach you. It can take a long time to learn how to grow a variety of plants, most...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 01-06-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 49,797
Posted By East_Texas
Agree that sheetrock is the least expensive, but...

Agree that sheetrock is the least expensive, but in my garage I am always hanging things on the walls and I find that 1/2" plywood lasts a lot longer. As far as looks, if you are carefull with the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-24-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,164
Posted By East_Texas
While removing the wall would seem to be the best...

While removing the wall would seem to be the best answer, how about removing both doors and leave the openings, while you are at it remove the stub walls for the door directly behind the fridge and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-18-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,173
Posted By East_Texas
How about an 8" steel I-beam. Probably take en...

How about an 8" steel I-beam. Probably take en engineer to do the calculations, but may work. There are even 6" tall ones available.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-18-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,583
Posted By East_Texas
Hardware from sliding closet doors, 1x4's for...

Hardware from sliding closet doors, 1x4's for studs======bingo pocket door. Just get a picture of framing and copy.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-18-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,194
Posted By East_Texas
I found this one a Lowe's. In the hardware dept....

I found this one a Lowe's. In the hardware dept. Under cabinet hardware, catch.

Belwith/Hickory Hardware 1-5/16" C/C Catches Cadmium Double Roller Catch

I think if you type "Double Roller...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 08-12-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,276
Posted By East_Texas
Look in the phone book under house leveling and...

Look in the phone book under house leveling and you will probably find several people in the business of fixing your type of problems. Pier and Beam is a widely used type of foundation all over this...
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