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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-26-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By texasman
CFL Bulbs

I have a hutch in my living room im wanting to put CFL bulbs in it. The hutch has a dimmer in it but its controlled by a wireless switch so the dimmer is never touched and always on high. I added...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-26-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459
Posted By texasman
The windows in this house are very old and open...

The windows in this house are very old and open up horizontal instead of vertical i plan to replace them all but don't have the money right now. So that's why i need a portable.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-25-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459
Posted By texasman
Portable Air Conditioner

Im looking to get a portable air conditioner for my room the texas heat is scorching my room. Dont really like the idea of having the hose exit out of the window. My question is can i do like a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-23-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By texasman
Dimmer Switch

Looking into replacing the dimmer switches in my living room. I have a total of 4 recessed flood lights in the room. There are 2 dimmers so each dimmer controls 2 lights. My question is i was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 06-04-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By texasman
Grass

Got a strip of dirt along the side of my house thats about 45 feet long and 2.5 feet wide. I was just gonna plant some grass in there since my sidewalk isnt that wide give me some extra walking...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-21-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By texasman
Fertilizer

When i was at lowes today i noticed these Miracle-Gro Tree & Shrub Nutrient Spikes so i got a package that came with 12. Has anyone used them and are they worth doing. I wont be using them on a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-20-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By texasman
Well went to lowes and got a new toy. Dewalt 18...

Well went to lowes and got a new toy. Dewalt 18 Volt its great only $200 not too bad. Since i went with 18 volt i plan to add onto it and get more tools that work off the 18 volt system next comes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-20-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By texasman
New Drill

Finally getting myself a new drill been using a 9.6 volt Dewalt for over 10 years. Gonna go with a Dewalt again it was a great drill my question is should i go with 14.4 volt or 18 volt. Mainly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-18-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By texasman
That worked perfectly it ended up just popping...

That worked perfectly it ended up just popping off after i started it. Gonna drill a couple holes in it now and mount it to my fence. Thanks again yall for the help its greatly appreciated.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-17-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By texasman
Sealing Up Exterior Lights

Just added two new lights under my patio and they are filling up with bugs. Any way to seal the fixture up to prevent it. Thanks for any help.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-14-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By texasman
Here are the pics it looks like some sort of foam...

Here are the pics it looks like some sort of foam adhesive holding it to the metal pole. Sorry it took so long just got the new signs in today from ADT. Thanks for the help again.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-08-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By texasman
I did call ADT and they dont make one that is...

I did call ADT and they dont make one that is like that just the ones that go in the yard and window stickers. I looked at it better today seems like some adhesive that's holding it on to the pole. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-07-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By texasman
Ill get some pics up for ya just dont wanna break...

Ill get some pics up for ya just dont wanna break the sign. Also dont wanna drill through it and crack the sign so any suggestions is appreciated.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-07-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By texasman
Alarm Sign

Didnt know where to post this so gonna put it in here. I have ADT security system and have some of those yard signs. My question is is there any way you could remove it from the pole and mount it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-07-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,484
Posted By texasman
Now that you mention it when i was installing it...

Now that you mention it when i was installing it i did see that box and was curious what it was. Now i know its that limiter. Ill give Harbor Breeze a call and see if they send me a new one and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 05-07-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By texasman
Was it by any chance called Trifexis. Cause ive...

Was it by any chance called Trifexis. Cause ive heard good things about it and im going to get it from my vet soon. If so what do you think about it any bad side effects?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-04-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,484
Posted By texasman
Regular bulbs work just fine no problems. They...

Regular bulbs work just fine no problems. They are full brightness for 40 Watt bulbs. The CFL's when you first start they are fine but after 10 minutes they start flickering. Ive even tried 2...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-04-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,484
Posted By texasman
Flickering when on and when off no problem.

Flickering when on and when off no problem.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-04-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,484
Posted By texasman
Didnt come with a remote but said remote control...

Didnt come with a remote but said remote control adaptable. I guess that could be it. Cause it came with regular bulbs in the box with the unit.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 05-04-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By texasman
I ended up keeping the appt and they came out to...

I ended up keeping the appt and they came out to treat my house and yard for fleas. So i let the guy spray the house and yard and for a couple days I had no problems at all I thought finally they...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-04-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By texasman
Yeah went ahead and installed those lights on the...

Yeah went ahead and installed those lights on the front and side of my house without the sensor. The lights are great and provide a great amount of light.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-04-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,484
Posted By texasman
New Ceiling Fan

I just installed a new ceiling fan in my kitchen its a Harbor Breeze. It came with some 40 watt bulbs in the box but i got some CFL bulbs but they flicker very bad could the ceiling fan not accept...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-26-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By texasman
New Floodlight

Im looking into a new floodlight for my driveway but i want it dusk to dawn. All the ones lowes has i dont like but found this sensor you can buy seperate. My question is can it be hooked up to the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-26-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By texasman
Roughly how long should i wait before moving onto...

Roughly how long should i wait before moving onto the next joint.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-25-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By texasman
Got a company coming out to pressure wash all the...

Got a company coming out to pressure wash all the driveway and all the brick. Ill get him to spray the garage door down also while hes there. I planned on before priming scrubbing it down with a...
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