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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-09-2009, 11:30 AM
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Views: 3,969
Posted By NOVA Pros
Oil Furnace Filter

Thanks glennjanie for the response, as I had someone just ask that this weekend, and I wasn't sure how easy it might be.

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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-05-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By NOVA Pros
Basement

I would be bias too, as I used to work with decorative concrete, and can see the potential.

NOVAPRos
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-03-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By NOVA Pros
Contractor for Hire

I knew small business had a DUNS number, but didn't think about that for a general contractor.

Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-30-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,967
Posted By NOVA Pros
Darkened Concrete

Also there are many concrete stain companies beside Behr that sell stains (with many color options). Just look up your local decorative concrete company or a local concrete mix facility, and I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 01-29-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,386
Posted By NOVA Pros
I was just on Craigslist looking for some kitchen...

I was just on Craigslist looking for some kitchen items, and I found someone selling a stove that looks similar to yours. I wonder if you could get parts from another one. I am not sure how much...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-28-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,769
Posted By NOVA Pros
Glass Countertops

Here are a few pictures and type in Icestone into a search engine and you can find some samples.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-26-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,769
Posted By NOVA Pros
Glass Bottle Recycled Countertops

Has anyone heard of this practice of recycling glass bottles and using the broken pieces in a concrete countertop?

I looked online, and it looks really good, but just wondering if anyone has used...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-21-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By NOVA Pros
That's a great point to notify the insurance...

That's a great point to notify the insurance company directly, just to validate the insurance, and to make sure what kind of policy and what is covered.

It is always better to put some time into...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-16-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By NOVA Pros
Thanks for that tip. I wouldn't have thought...

Thanks for that tip. I wouldn't have thought about checking with the BBB, but you are correct. They would have any "bad" info on the contractor.

I have learned to always make sure they have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-13-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By NOVA Pros
Contractor for Hire: Beware

I recently read an article that gave some warning signs that you are about to hire a bad contractor.

Some of those signs were:
1. The name, address, or phone number cannot be verified.
2. A...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 01-12-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,170
Posted By NOVA Pros
Dirty Dishes

Thanks for the suggestions. When Blue Jay mentioned CLR it made me think of my Shower and Tile remover (which is/was the strongest chemical I had in the house). That actually worked to remove all...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 01-08-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,170
Posted By NOVA Pros
Dishwasher turning dishes brown

Unfortunately, all my dinnerware is white, but my dishwasher is doing something weird and turning all the white plates and bowls to a dingy brown.

It looks like a rusty stain, but it doesn't come...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-06-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,560
Posted By NOVA Pros
Recycling Christmas Cards

Over the last few weeks, I had received a lot of tips for having a Green Christmas.

I just wanted to share this address with everyone as a way to help the children and to help the environment by...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-22-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,608
Posted By NOVA Pros
Asbestos in the Home

You do not necessarily have to get rid of it no matter what, as it is perfectly safe to have in your home as long as it is not damaged or torn. And it can be very expensive to get rid of it.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-17-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 877
Posted By NOVA Pros
Christmas Lights

I just read some great safety information on keeping our home and ourselves safe this Holiday season. Most of it had to do with our electrical cords and electric devices, so I thought it would fit...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 12-11-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,230
Posted By NOVA Pros
Draining Appliances

Does anyone know where I can find a consolidated lists of appliances that drain electricity while plugged in?

I know some blenders and toaster drain energy, but all brands, or just certain ones? ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-09-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,560
Posted By NOVA Pros
Green Christmas

That is a perfect idea to make origami out of old cards. My youth group has to complete certain skills in learning origami is one of them. I am glad you shared this.

And thanks for the link to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-08-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,560
Posted By NOVA Pros
Green Christmas

The election sign project is terrific. That is a great way to recycle those things.

And I always wonder what to do with the Christmas cards. Thanks for sharing that idea. One year, I used...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-04-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,560
Posted By NOVA Pros
Green Christmas

Both great ideas for using old lights for electrical experiments and redecorating ornaments. I will try both of those. I work with a youth group who are always looking for art projects.

And...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-04-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By NOVA Pros
Feng Shui

And I guess that is what I would believe more, is that clutter can drive us crazy, so to "clear" a room, then add back a few items, is the best (for me).

We don't tend to collect things, so our...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-02-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,560
Posted By NOVA Pros
Green Christmas

I have also received an idea from a blogger that I can take my old tree skirts and make pillow covers out of them. That was a great idea, so I just wanted to share.

NOVA Pros
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-01-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,560
Posted By NOVA Pros
Toy Clean up

InspectorD,

That is a great idea to have the kids find 3 toys to give away.

And a great idea for us as adults to get rid of some of our "toys" as well.

I will start cleaning closets now.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-28-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,560
Posted By NOVA Pros
Green Christmas

I was just wondering if anyone had any "recycling" tips for old Christmas Decorations besides throwing them out.

In years past, I took used wrapping paper and decoupaged shoe boxes to make "new"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 11-12-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,702
Posted By NOVA Pros
Propane Tank

It is just a small tank for a grill.

The one I saw in the catalog actually screwed into the stem that attaches to the gas line to the grill. I have since found one like that in stores, and am...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-11-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,653
Posted By NOVA Pros
I agree with ryans442, about hanging up wall art...

I agree with ryans442, about hanging up wall art that can tie the colors together into the kitchen, and keeping a light color in the hallway will keep it looking open.

NOVA Pros
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