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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-29-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By bellbound
I live in Southern California. It doesn’t rain...

I live in Southern California. It doesn’t rain here much, though some water from the sprinklers do get into these areas. The previous owners left some roller that you attach a hose to an it rolls...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-27-2014, 04:39 PM
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Views: 1,130
Posted By bellbound
It is an outdoor court. 1. Where could I get...

It is an outdoor court.

1. Where could I get this type of green coating for covering scratches?
2. What type of caulk should I get?
3. If water gets into the cracks, what will happen?
4. Is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-27-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By bellbound
Hairline cracks on tennis court concrete?

We recently moved into a house and we have a tennis court, and recently I have noticed several small hairline cracks that I do not think were there previously, please see attached picture.

1. Is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 08-01-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By bellbound
Bad air ducts?

My house has air conditioning ducts underneath my floor in the concrete and I've had my air-conditioning unit checked out and it is perfectly fine, though it does not blow cold air through all of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-15-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By bellbound
It is flat. With that said, what options if any...

It is flat. With that said, what options if any would I have for doing this?

Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-15-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By bellbound
I'm also entertaining the idea of putting some...

I'm also entertaining the idea of putting some type of cover over it to provide shade during summer and when it rains. If I did this, I am guessing I also wouldn't have to worry about painting it?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-15-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By bellbound
What do you mean by the boards are "undersized"...

What do you mean by the boards are "undersized" undersized how? This was painted somewhere around 6-7 yrs ago. Does this look like it should after that period of time in the sun OR was it likely not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-01-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By bellbound
The travertine was installed about 6 yrs ago. I...

The travertine was installed about 6 yrs ago. I just had it professionally sealed about 3 months ago. Will washing it with dishwashing soap every week wear it down sooner?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-25-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By bellbound
Is it bad to clean travertine too much?

We have lots of travertine in our house and we have been using dish washing soap and water to clean it twice a week. Is this bad to do too much?

Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-11-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,639
Posted By bellbound
1. How would I know if there is a shower deverter...

1. How would I know if there is a shower deverter in the bathtub? There is a bathtub in the bathroom without a shower, and there is also a separate shower.

2. From doing some basic searching...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-11-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,639
Posted By bellbound
Hi nealtw, Attached are two images. ...

Hi nealtw,

Attached are two images.

Thanks for the response!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-11-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,639
Posted By bellbound
My bathroom faucets now only have hot water?

I moved into a house I bought two months ago and last night in my master bathroom, the faucet for hot water turned on cold water and the cold water faucet turned on hot water. This morning both...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 01-30-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By bellbound
1. What happens if all the paint is not sanded...

1. What happens if all the paint is not sanded off before new paint is applied? Will the paint just come off?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pools and Spas 01-30-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By bellbound
Hi Mike, 1. Which model is it? 2. Do you...

Hi Mike,

1. Which model is it?
2. Do you find the remote useful? Are there times when you find you need to use it?
3. Have you had to replace the bag at all?

Thanks!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pools and Spas 01-27-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By bellbound
Recommended Pool Robot

I'm looking for a pool robot that will be plugged into electrical. I want one that does the following:

- goes up wall and stairs
- has a large capacity bag
- has a well made bag so it doesn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 01-26-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By bellbound
Will the wood of this overhead rot if it is not painted?

Does this overhead need to be painted? Will the wood rot if it is not painted?



Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 11-20-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By bellbound
Thanks for the info you provided. I am in...

Thanks for the info you provided.

I am in the Los Angeles area. One of the places the droppings was supposedly found was in the attic above the garage.

How do you check for damage in the walls...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 11-19-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 830
Posted By bellbound
Rattle snakes

I'm going to buy a house in the hills in Los Angeles and it has about 1 acre of land. There are lots of holes that could be from snakes or from something else.

1. Is there a way to determine if...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 11-19-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By bellbound
Questions about using free termite inspection services

I just had a termite company come to a home that I am in contract to buy in the Los Angeles area. It was one of those free inspections they give with the hope that you hire them to get rid of...
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