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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-24-2013, 10:36 AM
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Views: 5,054
Posted By JunkDawgs
With my company, we get called to remove...

With my company, we get called to remove waterbeds and it's the little things that become a nuisance, i.e., draining the bed before you even get into removing it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 10-13-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By JunkDawgs
Funny stuff! I've seen what happens when hoarders...

Funny stuff! I've seen what happens when hoarders run out of space... they build "barns"
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-13-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By JunkDawgs
That's a good idea as it would tell a good story...

That's a good idea as it would tell a good story and give me a good layout moving forward. Thanks for the input!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-07-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By JunkDawgs
Good advice, thanks for the follow up. Have fun...

Good advice, thanks for the follow up. Have fun on yours as well!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 10-07-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JunkDawgs
It's kind of funny that the word Cork Beetle is...

It's kind of funny that the word Cork Beetle is in the Title post and I ended up being completely wrong about the word! haha I'm a fireman and my wife called me while on shift and she originally...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-07-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By JunkDawgs
It's not that I mind the Knotty Pine, but I'm a...

It's not that I mind the Knotty Pine, but I'm a newlywed and so when the wife gives me the basement as a man cave but her only stipulation is that I paint it, you kind of just smile and nod :)
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 10-07-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By JunkDawgs
The part at the end which described "Excessive...

The part at the end which described "Excessive Acquisition" which include the "stealing of items" was humorous, but also a little troublesome because that probably is accurate for those suffering...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 09-22-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By JunkDawgs
Unfortunately, cleaning out my garage happens...

Unfortunately, cleaning out my garage happens multiple times a year! haha Supposed to only be once in a while, but this little thing called life happens and then it starts to accumulate "stuff" again!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-22-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By JunkDawgs
Work w/Existing Plumbing or Gut?

I own and buy dilapidated properties and always have a plumbing issue to address in these properties. On a number of them, I've just taken the property to the studs and re-wire and plumbed the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 09-22-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JunkDawgs
Thanks for the follow up; your second picture is...

Thanks for the follow up; your second picture is what inspired me to hire a professional! haha We've had good results and still warm weather so it leads me to believe I may be good, but time will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 09-15-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JunkDawgs
Update on the BoxElder Bugs. After the treatment,...

Update on the BoxElder Bugs. After the treatment, the bugs started dying off. I've had a few show up since the treatment, but they too die soon thereafter because once they come in contact with the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-15-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By JunkDawgs
Knotty Pine

My wife and I are about to start work on our basement and actually turn one of the rooms in the house into a room that I can use, imagine that. One challenge, or obstacle really, is that every wall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 09-04-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JunkDawgs
Thank you for the link, lot of good information....

Thank you for the link, lot of good information. I had been reading a lot about them over the last week, at which time I had been trying a variety of different methods to get rid of the little...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 09-02-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JunkDawgs
I misheard my wife, it is called the "boxelder...

I misheard my wife, it is called the "boxelder bug" or "box elder beetle"

I've been looking into em and it seems as though they emanate from trees so I'm confused as to how I can get rid of them.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 09-01-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JunkDawgs
Cork Beetles

Anybody have any experience with Cork Beetles? They look like lightning bugs and have a reddish X on their back. These things are a nightmare! It started out as a few of them, but they mate and then...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By JunkDawgs
Thanks for the recommendation as that will come...

Thanks for the recommendation as that will come in handy since my wife just handed me the next project idea, which of course invovles painting
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By JunkDawgs
My biggest gripe after any remodeling project is...

My biggest gripe after any remodeling project is painting. Is there another alternative to the ScotchGaurd Painter's Tape? I know that veteran painters don't even need it sometimes, but I'm far from...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 08-19-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By JunkDawgs
Cleaning Out Your Garage

Once the space that used to house your vehicles, and or future man cave, becomes filled with clutter, it's hard to get it back. It becomes filled with scrap wood, pieces of stone or IKEA boxes from...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-16-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,780
Posted By JunkDawgs
Corporate franchises fall back on the company...

Corporate franchises fall back on the company line that they "have to maintain their parent company's pricing structure" but independent operations can adjust price on load type which is flexible...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-28-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,780
Posted By JunkDawgs
Definitely not trying to validate what sounds...

Definitely not trying to validate what sounds like the poor customer service you received, but the cost of junk removal jobs are based on more than just dump fees. Customers want uniformed employees...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-28-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,054
Posted By JunkDawgs
I had a tenant leave behind fleas in one of my...

I had a tenant leave behind fleas in one of my rental properties and then tried to get a lawyer involved because I had to take some of his deposit to pay for the service.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-28-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By JunkDawgs
Isn't there an affordable mixture you can pick up...

Isn't there an affordable mixture you can pick up at WalMart or somewhere similar that you can spray around the outside of the house?
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