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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-18-2010, 11:23 PM
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Views: 2,443
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I think your best bet is to get an accurate...

I think your best bet is to get an accurate assessment of everything that will absolutely need to be done and prioritize from there. Don't worry about any of the cosmetic stuff until you're sure that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 04-18-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,885
Posted By StorageShedSmart
I've had amazing success with a paste that I make...

I've had amazing success with a paste that I make using baking soda and dishsoap. For the dishsoap I use Dawn plus PowerScrubbers, because it's incredibly effective at cutting grease. I do use other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 04-17-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,206
Posted By StorageShedSmart
I am curious about this being a rental condo....

I am curious about this being a rental condo. First question: Is your condo attached to anyone else's property? A friend of mine years ago ended up with bed bugs because she was renting an apartment...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-16-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By StorageShedSmart
I would try to match the green that you feature...

I would try to match the green that you feature in your (what looks like) dining room, or choose a rich emerald green. First of all because I love the color green, but secondly because the game room...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 04-16-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,708
Posted By StorageShedSmart
Are you set on the idea of a door in particular?...

Are you set on the idea of a door in particular? Why not find a nice set of blinds or curtains?. That would be a quick install and removal and wouldn't be permanent at all. It wouldn't be difficult...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 04-16-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,647
Posted By StorageShedSmart
Babies are particularly responsive to black and...

Babies are particularly responsive to black and white, because the contrast is easy to see. Also, when researching psychological responses to colours and shapes, children responded more positively to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-13-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By StorageShedSmart
Try growing plants that are suitable to be...

Try growing plants that are suitable to be planted in rocky soil. As far as I know, these plants are junipers, pines, aloe plants, and acacia tree. They tend to thrive in rocky or sandy soil because...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-13-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,985
Posted By StorageShedSmart
I'm not sure if I'm explaining this properly, but...

I'm not sure if I'm explaining this properly, but I'll give it a shot.

In the pictures you have up there it appears that the original downspout ran directly into a pipe in the ground. There is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-13-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,601
Posted By StorageShedSmart
You know, I didn't think of this yesterday, but...

You know, I didn't think of this yesterday, but does there happen to be a Habitat for Humanity ReStore in your area? Usually they have cupboards and cabinets of all different shapes, sizes, and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-12-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,601
Posted By StorageShedSmart
Have you tried local classifieds to see if there...

Have you tried local classifieds to see if there are any used kitchen cabinets. It's not the ideal, because of course you would want something that fits your style and is designed with the space you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-12-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,405
Posted By StorageShedSmart
The main problem with a credit card is that no...

The main problem with a credit card is that no matter what you put on it, how long you hold it open, or what you use it for, it is only one item on your credit file. You could put $1000s on it every...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-12-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,770
Posted By StorageShedSmart
There's a possibility that you don't like the...

There's a possibility that you don't like the idea of this type of layout, because it's very common for apartments and large hotel rooms. It would make the place feel less like a home and more like...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-11-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,017
Posted By StorageShedSmart
I have to admit that I have a special place in my...

I have to admit that I have a special place in my heart for the small stone gravel that you find in school yards. Reminds me of my childhood. Can be very dusty though.

The problem with sand,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-11-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,023
Posted By StorageShedSmart
There are pellets available called "Escar-Go"...

There are pellets available called "Escar-Go" which are basically iron pellets wrapped in slug bait. A high concentration of iron is fatal to slugs, but doesn't harm the soil or most other animals.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-08-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,620
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Yes, usually pre-fabricated wooden storage sheds...

Yes, usually pre-fabricated wooden storage sheds are not anchored on a residential application such as a parking space. But if it's the requirement from the fire marshal then you should follow. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-30-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,844
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It is possible to pour in concrete just like what...

It is possible to pour in concrete just like what Frosbite mentioned. You can do it by yourself or hire someone to do it. The cost will depend on the size of the area and yes on the difficulty of the...
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