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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 10-08-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By TJ Carr
Please School Me on Washers & Dryers...

The dryer is starting to die and the washer is on it's last legs as they are both 15 years old Kenmore...

Went to Sears & Lowe's & the Mrs seemed to like the front load ones better, but I've read...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-06-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,708
Posted By TJ Carr
The tiles were more than expected & ended up...

The tiles were more than expected & ended up cleaning em & just packing in a little "extra" mud :p

Grout will be dry tomorrow & will then seal it...have covered the tiles with a blue tarp & have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-03-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,708
Posted By TJ Carr
Nestor, you are my hero :trophy: We are in...

Nestor, you are my hero :trophy: We are in Wyoming, (see you are in Winnipeg, the wife is from Regina) don't know if anybody round here deals with Kissler but you never know. Would never have thought...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-02-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,708
Posted By TJ Carr
This is crazy, don't seem to be getting anywhere...

This is crazy, don't seem to be getting anywhere fast trying to clear it out, I'm starting to wonder if whoever put this thing in glued the shower arm in....:mad::mad::mad:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-02-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,708
Posted By TJ Carr
Well, managed to try the file trick....all it did...

Well, managed to try the file trick....all it did was chunk up the plastic to the point the file hit the threads of the elbow & buggered them up a tad. Does not look like there is anything left of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-02-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,708
Posted By TJ Carr
Thanks for setting me straight as you can tell...

Thanks for setting me straight as you can tell I'm a total klutz when it comes to home repair.:help: :p

Never realized you were talking about the head of the file instead of the handle, that makes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-01-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,708
Posted By TJ Carr
Thanks Nestor, the pipe is free standing &...

Thanks Nestor, the pipe is free standing & bounces around, will take your advice and snake a coat hanger over it to pull/hold it tight :beer:

Have the thing soaking in PB blaster now...hopefully...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-01-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,708
Posted By TJ Carr
Help....Broken Shower Pipe Thingie

Youngest girl child was taking a shower and the shower head/arm broke....

How in the world can I fix this...the pipe was plastic & is stuck inside the elbow behind the back of the shower...the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-09-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,477
Posted By TJ Carr
Was thinking it's some kind of install problem,...

Was thinking it's some kind of install problem, will call the manager back today after I get out of bed since I work nights and it's almost nap time.

They used some kind of white foam on the top...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-09-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,477
Posted By TJ Carr
The door is a fiberglass Pella door with the...

The door is a fiberglass Pella door with the included sidelight, it's sealed all the way around the edged and does not need to be painted at all. The frame can be painted and am waiting for a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-07-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,477
Posted By TJ Carr
Thanks for the tips, did not get any paperwork...

Thanks for the tips, did not get any paperwork with the door & was sort of thinking it was a primer coat, but did not know for sure.

Now with a mild change in temps the entry door is starting to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-05-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,477
Posted By TJ Carr
Thanks, here's a crappy cell phone picture of the...

Thanks, here's a crappy cell phone picture of the door:

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e184/Rampy556/1004081430.jpg

You can barely see the outside trim but all of it is white & not very well...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-04-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,477
Posted By TJ Carr
What Paint for Entry Door/Sidelight

Just had a Pella fiberglass door & sidelight (solid white fiberglass door & 1/2 window) installed by Lowe's as the old door/sidelight was about worn out.

They did a fairly good job installing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-04-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By TJ Carr
Thanks, was under the impression the window tint...

Thanks, was under the impression the window tint would make it much harder to see through at night (our goal)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-04-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By TJ Carr
Question About Window Tinting

We just upgraded the entry door to the house with a Pella door and sidelight.

Question is, since I hate sidelights, but we are stuck with one, can you get some kind of window tint to darken the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 10-24-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,351
Posted By TJ Carr
Crack In Ceiling

We had the attic insulated today & one of the guys somehow cracked the ceiling.

How can we repair this crack? In the poor picture ya can see where the previous home owner had also repaired a crack...
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