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12-13-07, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Familyzoo

broken/ bent recliner and loveseat

We have a reclining (dual) loveseat and a recliner that no longer function properly. We had them made while stationed in Italy. The leather is in fantastic condition, the problem is that from all...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By Familyzoo

Which planer?

Time to put a planer on my Christmas list. I dont see using it for boards great then 5 feet long and most will be in the 2 foot range.
I am considering the Dewalt, DW735

Anyone have any...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,639
Posted By Familyzoo

Going from a hallway into bedrooms

We will be installing engineered flooring in our living room and continuing in the hallway leading to the bedrooms. (Its the same wood that we have already installed in our family room.)

We are...
11-05-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By Familyzoo

It is a PVC flange. Will they screw out?

It is a PVC flange. Will they screw out?
11-05-07, 12:29 PM
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Views: 1,332
Posted By Familyzoo

Toilet flange is cracked were flange bolt is.

The outside of my toilet flange is cracked so that when I tighten the flange screw it just slides through. The floor is a slab, so Iím reluctant to cut out the flange. Would a good epoxy work to...
11-05-07, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,705
Posted By Familyzoo

This is how the test piece turned out. We placed...

This is how the test piece turned out. We placed it (and moved it floor to ceiling) in the bathroom to see what it would look like in there. The knockdown isnt as big as our main living areas, but...
11-04-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By Familyzoo

Understand all. The pieces are between a door...

Understand all. The pieces are between a door and a window, so I will need to cut them down. I took another look at the pieces and they are not full length.

Whats the best way to make nice...
11-04-07, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By Familyzoo

So just cover the section? The entire section of...

So just cover the section? The entire section of just a few feet?
11-04-07, 04:35 AM
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Views: 4,705
Posted By Familyzoo

Question Valspar "Tuscan Accents" over knockdown?

We bought some Valspar Tuscan Accents yesterday at a big box.

Background: We previously gutted a bathroom and are paint. The new drywall and ceiling is smooth. We planned originally to keep the...
11-03-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By Familyzoo

Repairing or replacing holes/ cracks in vinyl siding

Last winter we had vinyl siding installed over our concrete block home.

4 th of July this year we had one of our boxes of mortars (fireworks) tip over and had let loose a few rounds at the siding....
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By Familyzoo

My wife and I glued down 400 square foot room...

My wife and I glued down 400 square foot room this past spring onto concrete slab. (We have another room and hallway that we will be doing in December). It was pretty easy and saved us a bundle. We...
10-23-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By Familyzoo

HJ- Tapped and cracked the tile, pulled it out...

HJ-
Tapped and cracked the tile, pulled it out and scrapped the thinset off the cement board, already have the new tile up.... Thanks!

I plan on building a 12-18 wide linnen closet along side the...
10-23-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By Familyzoo

Remodeling a bathroom and have some questions

To start, sorry for the long post.

Background:
We recently gutted one of our bathrooms and kept only the tub. The bathroom is 8 feet long and 5 feet deep. I have put in a pocket door already to...
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Views: 9,654
Posted By Familyzoo

We are going for a yellowing (aged) look. We...

We are going for a yellowing (aged) look. We have a 50 year old knotty pine kitchen cabinets in our first house (that we now rent) and love them.

Would Cypress match up well as a counter...
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Views: 9,654
Posted By Familyzoo

Wood is flat 1x10 glued and bisqueted to another...

Wood is flat 1x10 glued and bisqueted to another 1x10. It will be supported by 1/2 inch plywood under it, it should not flex when I am done.
Replies: 5
Views: 9,654
Posted By Familyzoo

Sealing a wood bathroom countertop?

What is the best sealer for a wood countertop? (Knotty Pine) The top will be stained.
Thanks
Mark
09-01-07, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By Familyzoo

Coverting a bedroom into a bath + half (concrete slab)

I am considering converting a bedroom into a bathroom, half bathroom and closet space. The house is 15 years old and has a concrete slab foundation. We have a septic system thats in the backyard. ...
06-14-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,699
Posted By Familyzoo

Double knockdown is when they do the knockdown...

Double knockdown is when they do the knockdown texture twice..... I think.
I will be putting in pocket doors.
The concern is paying a professional to do the same texture so it matches. Hard to...
06-14-07, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,699
Posted By Familyzoo

How to remove and reinstall same piece of knockdown drywall?

I want to cut out and reinstall some drywall that has double knockdown texture on it. ( I will be installing a pocket door- in a bathroom, cant work from the bathroom side do to the back of the tub...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Familyzoo

We glued it down. My wife and I did almost 400sq...

We glued it down. My wife and I did almost 400sq feet in two days. The planks were 6 1/4 inch wide, so only had to do 37 rows. Started out real slow but as we got to the end, we were laying 3 rows...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Familyzoo

Talking Just finished install on a concrete slab (pics)

Thanks to everyone here. the info I found on this site was great.

We purchased the flooring online but I bought the glue local, lesson learned was to make sure I have enough glue on hand at the...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,324
Posted By Familyzoo

Replacing a Heatilator with a Heatilator

I plan on replacing a dual side 36 inch heatilator (15 year old- rarely used from the neighbors accounts) with the same brand but with a blower. How difficult will it be to raise the chimney to...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By Familyzoo

Ive heard most contractors cave in the old...

Ive heard most contractors cave in the old septic, run piping through it and place a new one. Thats what I planned, not dig it up, just put in a new one. I figured Id break it digging it uo with a...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By Familyzoo

Moving a septic tank?

We currently have a septic tank with a pump about 20 feet behind the house and 10 feet from the side of an in ground pool. Our future plans call for us to put in a concrete deck in the area where...
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Views: 1,103
Posted By Familyzoo

We recently purchased online and saved about...

We recently purchased online and saved about $5.00 a square foot. I inspected the boxes and even opened a few, no problems found. The deliverer backed his semi into our 300 foot gravel driveway and...
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