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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-19-2009, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Blair1955
Patio door treatment?

I need to get some suggestions for treatments on a patio door. The problem is I only have 4 inches from the top of the trim to the ceiling. In other rooms we have drapes with a traverse rod. In this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-22-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,840
Posted By Blair1955
Figured out what the guy did. As I stated before...

Figured out what the guy did. As I stated before there were three wires. He had one (hot) connected to one post on the switch, the other two to the other side. I connected two one of the extra with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-19-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,840
Posted By Blair1955
Still don't know what the guy did. He no longer...

Still don't know what the guy did. He no longer works there though. He quit last week for some reason (not related to my house). The junction box is going to be hard to get to where it is located in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-18-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,840
Posted By Blair1955
Dinning room switch

Still have workers in my home doing updates.
One guy changed out a switch in my dinning room. On the other side of the wall is a (think itís called a gang switch) in my kitchen. I have two switches...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-31-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By Blair1955
Thanks much for the information. Blair

Thanks much for the information.

Blair
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-29-2007, 06:10 AM
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Views: 1,214
Posted By Blair1955
Kilz

Painter sprayed kilz on walls in my home and got some on wallpaper in my kitchen and I donít want to replace the wallpaper. Is there a safe way to get the kilz off without messing up the wallpaper?
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-08-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By Blair1955
thanks

Thanks Glenn

After allot of complaining the construction guys built two knee walls. So the span is no more than just over 5 feet. They run 22 feet long and are anchored to the concrete slab. The...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-07-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By Blair1955
Help with contractor!

Iím having a contractor do major improvements to my home. So far things arenít going well.
Iím having a room added on the back of my house. There is already a roof and concrete slab there that was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-30-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,579
Posted By Blair1955
Iíll take a serious look into running the dryer...

Iíll take a serious look into running the dryer vent straight out of the back. At the same time though the dryerbox looks like a good idea. Either way though the first thing I have to do is replace...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-22-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,579
Posted By Blair1955
Thanks guys, I typed wall stack metal duct into...

Thanks guys, I typed wall stack metal duct into Google and came up with ďDryer Vent Tite Fit, 2 x 6Ē at http://heating-and-cooling.hardwarestore.com/33-166-duct-pipe/dryer-vent-tite-fit-652262.aspx ....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-22-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,579
Posted By Blair1955
Dryer vent

Any ideas about how to run the duct from the back of a dryer to the outside vent to allow me to move the dryer back further towards the wall? I know that if I replace the ridged duct it will give me...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-16-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,135
Posted By Blair1955
Thanks to each of you for your replies. I...

Thanks to each of you for your replies.

I apologize for turning this into a trade / political issue. My reason for buying products from the US or Canada is because over the years I have seen jobs...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-15-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,241
Posted By Blair1955
Nafco Vinyl Tile

Anyone have this in their kitchen? I was going to go with laminate flooring but was told that if it ever got wet it was pretty much done for.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-14-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,135
Posted By Blair1955
mudmixer Thanks for the reply. I...

mudmixer


Thanks for the reply. I understand in todayís world it is almost impossible to buy anything that is totally made in one country. And I do agree that products made overseas are of high...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 04-14-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,135
Posted By Blair1955
Appliances USA made?

After some home improvements are finished I will need to replace my current washer and dryer. I would prefer American made. So far the products I have looked at are from South Korea. Anyone advice...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-14-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,421
Posted By Blair1955
new addition

Iím having an addition built on the back of my house. I will use this as a den /family room. While the room is being built what wiring should I have in stalled? I will eventually have a flat screen...
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