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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-28-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,916
Posted By Daryl
When trying to refinish an old hard surface such...

When trying to refinish an old hard surface such as a tub consider what you are asking a product to do. The original finish was thick and baked onto the surface at a very high temperature to get it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-28-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By Daryl
Once you have vacuumed thoroughly seek out a...

Once you have vacuumed thoroughly seek out a cleaning company using VON SCHRADER low moisture cleaing system to get the fibers cleaned right. If you don't find snyone advertising call Von Schrader at...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-28-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By Daryl
Find a company that cleans ducts using the...

Find a company that cleans ducts using the ROTOBRUSH cleaning system. They can clean the ducts thoroughly without having to cut into them . THe brushes will not harm the fiberboard duct surfaces....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 11-29-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,822
Posted By Daryl
If the laminate tops have the rolled lip on them...

If the laminate tops have the rolled lip on them your corian won't sit level but probably tilt back toward the wall. As to try and remove the lip it woul be easier to remove the laminate and install...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-29-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By Daryl
Figured it out!! Finally broke down and called...

Figured it out!! Finally broke down and called the repairman. Found out the burners were rusted and not firing! Duh! Seems like I missed that one! Glenn , the heat exchanger was replaced about 6...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-24-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,005
Posted By Daryl
Ditto on the wax ring to the floor flange. As...

Ditto on the wax ring to the floor flange. As many of these as I have installed I never knew they put the directions on the box saying to install on the commode. One day my daughter and husband were...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-24-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By Daryl
Heat flame problem

Have a Goodman furnace, no AC. Made in 1991 Installed 1992. 80 % High eff. This thing is driving me nuts!! Starting last year every once in a while the burners would not light clear across, say only...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 70,600
Posted By Daryl
If this tub has perferated through in the area...

If this tub has perferated through in the area where the rust is you might have a real problem. There isn't any way to easily repair such a hole.
One possibillity would be to remove the drain trim...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,520
Posted By Daryl
As a prof. Home handyman I can tell you the...

As a prof. Home handyman I can tell you the number one cause for leaks in the tub area is in the corners of the shower door rails. That little area never gets sealed correctly. i had one that showed...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-25-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 36,307
Posted By Daryl
Yep! Replace it ! If you're real good you can...

Yep! Replace it ! If you're real good you can couple it in both directions with standard glue in couplers . Fit it dry, clean both the coupler both the pipe ends (with proper cleaner) then apply glue...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-14-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,936
Posted By Daryl
Hey Jimbob, I've seen the Plastic tongue &...

Hey Jimbob,
I've seen the Plastic tongue & groove planking on line but only found it available in your area! Any info on the Manufacturer and if they sell in the US? I do alot of small bath...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-13-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,303
Posted By Daryl
There are systems now made to allow you to hook...

There are systems now made to allow you to hook up whole bath where pipes don't exist and tie into the exising pipes. Called a macerator(?)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 12-11-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,669
Posted By Daryl
HMMMMMMMMM. New way to sell weatherstrippIng?...

HMMMMMMMMM. New way to sell weatherstrippIng? BLACKOUT FOAM!!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-11-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,076
Posted By Daryl
Might be a stab lock connection on the back of...

Might be a stab lock connection on the back of the receptacle . If so rewire so that wire is secured to the receptacle at the screw connection. Stab locks will work loose sometimes but look fine...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-11-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By Daryl
yep! I replace about 6 per year for my csutomers...

yep! I replace about 6 per year for my csutomers here in the middle of Ohio every year! we have an "alternating" climate you know, 50 Degrees one day and 20 Degrees the next, so every once in a while...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-11-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,914
Posted By Daryl
Be aware when attaching the new laminate to the...

Be aware when attaching the new laminate to the new plywood that you have to apply the adhesive to both surfaces let them tack dry and use dowel rods to keep them apart as you position the laminate....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 12-11-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,362
Posted By Daryl
After cleaning the exhaust line and reconnecting...

After cleaning the exhaust line and reconnecting it you need to assure there is a good flow of air exiting it! Since most of you won't own an anomometer just hold your hand over the exit opening ....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-05-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
Posted By Daryl
Alot of folks can (or learn) install the granite...

Alot of folks can (or learn) install the granite tile countertops but end up with a very funky looking front edge when trying to finish it off with the granite tile cut down to size. Save yourself...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-05-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,460
Posted By Daryl
If you are still looking for what it would cost...

If you are still looking for what it would cost stop in Home Depot, Lowes , etc. Most of the time they have a base cost per Sq ft, for them to install advertised on the shelf fronts. Add anywhere...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-05-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By Daryl
What about building it up with strips of durock...

What about building it up with strips of durock (cement backerboard adhered together with powergrab adhesive to bring it up in height to allow you to adhere the tile with thinset. That woould...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-04-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,678
Posted By Daryl
Biggest problem with alarm companies is the fact...

Biggest problem with alarm companies is the fact that by the time they get there the deed is done! Deter the intruder before they get in! Most cases are plain and simple - kick in the door and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 10-31-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 40,876
Posted By Daryl
Don't forget that if you are looking to gian...

Don't forget that if you are looking to gian floor space what are now ceiling joist will become floor joist and might need to to beefier than what is in place at this time. 2X10 vs 2X4 or 2X6?:D
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-31-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,147
Posted By Daryl
You won't fill the grooves with one coat of...

You won't fill the grooves with one coat of drywall mud. Since you've started with this method it would be hard to change in midstream. It could take several coats to fill the grooves. Drywall mud...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-31-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By Daryl
Try contacting a heating and cooling supply house...

Try contacting a heating and cooling supply house or DIY center such as Sears DIY heating and cooling (not a big box store such as HD or Lowes). They might have a product just for that purpose.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-31-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,613
Posted By Daryl
If you can get the Particle board surface scraped...

If you can get the Particle board surface scraped smooth you can probably leave it in place. Your flooring nails will probably be 2" or longer so you should engage the 1X's lying underneath. Also...
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