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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-28-2011, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Guncho
It's all cleaned up and waiting to be patched. ...

It's all cleaned up and waiting to be patched. Scraped all the black paper off and removed the baseboards, all rotten drywall and wood. We snaked the wall and luckily the mold was only on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-28-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Guncho
I think the faucet has hard water buildup which...

I think the faucet has hard water buildup which is causing it to spray against the shower wall when you have a shower. When it accumulates enough it runs over the side of the tub to the floor.

Do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-27-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Guncho
Is This Mold?

My house has been suffering from a musty smell on the main floor for a while and I think I have narrowed it down to the bathroom. Specifically an area along the floor near the shower where I often...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-31-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,637
Posted By Guncho
Ok I'm hearing you know. My only concern now is...

Ok I'm hearing you know. My only concern now is the installer didn't "balance" the system. He opened one vent to show my wife what he was talking about but didn't touch the others. I guess I will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-31-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,637
Posted By Guncho
I'm sorry if I just don't get this but why would...

I'm sorry if I just don't get this but why would closing an outtake vent decrease supply. Wouldn't it just be like that room doesn't exist to the system and more cold air would go to the vents that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-31-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,637
Posted By Guncho
Each room doesn't have a return vent. There's...

Each room doesn't have a return vent. There's like 1 or 2 on the main floor and an intake on the furnace itself.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-31-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,637
Posted By Guncho
I'm talking about the vents where the cold air...

I'm talking about the vents where the cold air comes out of. Wouldn't you want to adjust these as the seasons change?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-31-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,637
Posted By Guncho
Air Conditioner Question

We had a new central air conditioner and furnace replaced the other day and the installer told me to do something I've never heard before. He said you should always leave all the vents open as it's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-29-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,164
Posted By Guncho
I did a search but thought I would ask here as...

I did a search but thought I would ask here as well. People are more apt to leave a review if they had a bad experience and no furnace manufacturer is going to have a perfect record.

The Econo...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-28-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,164
Posted By Guncho
New Furnace Recommendations

Which would you go for? Any you would avoid like the plague?

Bryant

Coleman

Econo
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-14-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Guncho
How long do you want the grass to be? I'm pretty...

How long do you want the grass to be? I'm pretty new at this.

How do you feel about handheld manual aerators?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-14-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,003
Posted By Guncho
I called another company and they guestimated...

I called another company and they guestimated $500. I think my wife would balk at anything over $200.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-14-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,003
Posted By Guncho
I hear what you are saying but in order to cross...

I hear what you are saying but in order to cross the walkway it would have to go over the garden wall which would mean it would have to angle up at some point. I also don't really like the idea of a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-13-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Guncho
How do I tell what type of grass I have? I live...

How do I tell what type of grass I have? I live in Canada if it's any help.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-13-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,005
Posted By Guncho
I certainly hope you do not find a bandaid...

I certainly hope you do not find a bandaid solution and pass your problem on to someone else. It's your problem, deal with it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-13-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Guncho
Can I Mow Now?

So we just bought our first house and I'm super keen in getting my neglected lawn back in shape. A lot of things I've read say don't mow til May but it's looking a little long and my neighbor who...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-13-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,029
Posted By Guncho
Update, some parts of the gap were pretty deep...

Update, some parts of the gap were pretty deep and I used backer rod and in others I didn't. I should have used more as I ended up using 4 tubes of silicon and it's still not really level with the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-13-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,003
Posted By Guncho
Update, a gutter company wanted $1500 to relocate...

Update, a gutter company wanted $1500 to relocate the downspout from the front left of the house to the back right so obviously we're not going to do that.

Another idea which would seem like our...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-09-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,003
Posted By Guncho
In Ontario there were various programs designed...

In Ontario there were various programs designed to encourage you to disconnect your downspout from going anywhere but onto your lawn. Wouldn't simply relocating a downspout be a lot cheaper than...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,003
Posted By Guncho
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Thanks everyone this is very helpful.

Sounds like the next step is to call a gutter company.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,003
Posted By Guncho
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The downspout on the right side that went into the ground and caused the flooding has been sealed and is no longer in use. So the problem now is figuring out where to put the downspout that once...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,003
Posted By Guncho
Where To Relocate Downspout

Our new house has two downspouts on the each side of the front of the house. They both at one time went into the ground which as I understand is the way they use to do this but is considered bad...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-01-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,029
Posted By Guncho
Filling Gap Between Concrete Pad and Foundation

Hey just bought our first house and am a little lost. Excuse my ignorance upfront and thanks for any help in advance.

There's a large concrete pad in our backyard with maybe an inch gap between...
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