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No. This is an apartment. Can't wire inside...

No. This is an apartment. Can't wire inside walls.
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Ceiling fan - NO light fixture in ceiling

Is it possible to install a ceiling fan in a ceiling that has no light fixture? I've a small one-bedroom; bedroom and living-room are adjacent. They have wall fixtures but no ceiling fixtures. ...
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Shelves need to be 20" deep and approximately 32"...

Shelves need to be 20" deep and approximately 32" long.
What is my least expensive option? Shelves will hold clothing and bedding -- nothing heavy.
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Wonderful. Thanks, everyone. I will probably...

Wonderful. Thanks, everyone. I will probably tackle this project next weekend -- you will surely hear from me if I run into any problems!
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Thanks for the warning; I was going to use that...

Thanks for the warning; I was going to use that pic as a guide ...

What kind of wood should I use for the shelves? It's for clothing, linens, bedspreads.
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Great. Now I know what to look for. Thanks a...

Great. Now I know what to look for.
Thanks a lot -- a picture does help!
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Okay -- so I need shelf standards and, well,...

Okay -- so I need shelf standards and, well, shelves.
Will any kind of wood do? I don't care much about how it looks, as the doors will be kept closed.
What do I use to hold up the shelves? ...
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Add shelves to armoire

I have a plain old armoire that has one top shelf and a rod below it for hanging clothes. I don't know what kind of wood it's made of, but the wood is rock hard.
I'd like to use the armoire for...
02-25-10, 02:34 PM
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Paint colour ideas for new apartment - Please?

I'm moving in early April. New apartment is a small one bedroom with variegated parquet floors and low ceilings; windows face north.
The apartment is sterile, lacking any of the architectural...
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I am well aware of my legal rights and...

I am well aware of my legal rights and obligations, as I hold the lease and have read it. What I am looking for is advice on how to fix my floors. Thanks anyway.
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Thank you, condo-owner. I will try that.

Thank you, condo-owner. I will try that.
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Old floors - how to clean, refresh

I live in a large 85 year old apartment with wood floors everywhere. The last time they were varnished was some thirty years ago. They are badly scratched, and high traffic areas have large bare...
07-10-08, 07:27 PM
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Yep, that's him all right -- the windows in the...

Yep, that's him all right -- the windows in the building are all mismatched, even within individual apartments. And he's using front doors he gets on sale to replace balcony doors. They look pretty...
07-09-08, 06:02 PM
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I would love to fight this, but it's a lost...

I would love to fight this, but it's a lost cause. The double hung windows are original to the building, which is 90 years old; they are in sound, but not great, condition. The landlord has...
07-09-08, 05:18 PM
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Casement windows - horizontal air conditioner

My old air conditioner having died, I recently treated myself to a very nice Samsung 8,000 BTU unit. It sits in one of the two windows in my living-room/dining-room and is doing a good job of...
04-23-08, 10:53 AM
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Air conditioning dilemma

I need help. I live in a large (1,200 sq ft) old apartment. The wiring in all rooms except the kitchen cannot support an A/C that draws more than about 700 watts.
I currently have a decent but...
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Electrolux AP-280

I recently purchased an Electrolux AP-280 at a garage sale for $20.00. It has all the attachments and works well, save for the power nozzle, which does not work at all. Is this product worth...
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