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How to clean paint off glazed ceramic tiles?

Have glazed tiles (4x4) on the bathroom walls and I am trying to clean them. The problem is that they have splashes of paint on them everywhere. I tried using "goof off" and a scotch brite pad,...
06-08-08, 06:29 AM
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Posted By sk545

heh, sorry about that. Yes, we have explored...

heh, sorry about that. Yes, we have explored many options and I think the combo would be a way to go.

The carpet is installed is only a month old, so pretty much brand new. Yes, the area is for...
06-07-08, 06:31 PM
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Posted By sk545

thanks. Area rugs I have looked into, although...

thanks. Area rugs I have looked into, although its been difficult to find a 15x17, so we looked for some 8x9's but gave up since we don't know how well taping two together will go. Plus, the rugs...
06-07-08, 02:52 PM
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Posted By sk545

interesting idea, I guess I could try it. ...

interesting idea, I guess I could try it. Problem is finding a color such as blue or even brown. Most drop clothes are white/off White. Another issue is that one can't really vacuum a drop cloth...
06-07-08, 06:04 AM
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Posted By sk545

Where to get cheap commercial carpet?

Have an area that is 15x17, and I am having a hard time finding cheap carpet this size. Home depot has special order on it, but its a bit expensive. Lowes has a 15 feet size, but its a very light...
06-07-08, 05:57 AM
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Posted By sk545

thats not bad, I think I'll try it. Thanks.

thats not bad, I think I'll try it. Thanks.
06-03-08, 05:54 AM
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Posted By sk545

looks great, but it'll fail for sure when it...

looks great, but it'll fail for sure when it comes to keeping kids away from the area. It might become there favorite spot for hide n seek.
06-02-08, 01:54 PM
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Posted By sk545

Hiding plumbing of wallhung sink?

Any way to hide the plumbing portion of this sink:

http://i32.************/15medeh.jpg

I am thinking making a box of small pieces of plywood and gluing them on, but that wouldn't look too good...
05-31-08, 02:08 PM
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Posted By sk545

Not bad, not bad at all. I can't believe I...

Not bad, not bad at all. I can't believe I didn't think of it before...thanks. Any others?
05-31-08, 10:16 AM
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Posted By sk545

Hallway divider.

The hallway is 81" wide, and I cannot find anything that will divide the hallway properly. On one end of the hallway, there will be kids (1-2year olds) and on the other myself. I don't care about...
02-03-08, 10:39 AM
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Posted By sk545

I used magnetic rod, but it keeps falling down if...

I used magnetic rod, but it keeps falling down if somone shuts the door hard. Sometimes someone pulls on the curtain, and then the whole things falls.

Still looking for alternatives...
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Posted By sk545

Thanks for the help guys. Where do...

Thanks for the help guys.

Where do contractors purchase the "tank" portion of a drywell? I am trying to at least estimate the cost of materials, so I know if a contractor is not giving an...
11-06-07, 01:44 PM
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Posted By sk545

Whats a good shed to buy?

Looking for a 10x12 shed, but I am not sure which type/brand I should get. I think Vinyl is the way to go, but I live in Boston with a lot of snow, so is that good?

Also, any particular brands? ...
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Posted By sk545

boat, lol. Someone gave me $4400...

boat, lol.

Someone gave me $4400 estimate...just seems like too much for digging a hole and putting gravel around it.
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Posted By sk545

I am in MA, it says its 3 feet tall.

I am in MA, it says its 3 feet tall.
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Posted By sk545

How much do drywells cost?

My surveyor's plan calls for a drywell to collect water from gutters. I am trying to figure out what would be the ballpark figure to expect for something of this nature.

Here is part of the...
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Posted By sk545

And exactly is low voltage?

And exactly is low voltage?
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Posted By sk545

System Sensor 2WTA-B, need more info.

Just how do these detectors work? The installer says that there will be a separate panel for them, but if I have a two story house, how do the people upstairs turn them off?

Anyone ever use...
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Posted By sk545

What is the cheapest one I could get with those...

What is the cheapest one I could get with those features?



Yeah, I have looked at those before. None of them fit the opening:

http://www.keystonebath.com/Pivot.htm
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Posted By sk545

Where can I buy a shower door this size?

The opening for the shower door is 34" or maybe 34-1/4". I am having a tough time finding a shower door that'll fit that width with the following feature:

1) Not too expensive, $150-$170
2)...
08-30-07, 08:22 AM
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Posted By sk545

Yeah, they are luan. To a painter, is it more...

Yeah, they are luan. To a painter, is it more expensive to do staining or painting? I am getting estimates, so it would be nice to know what the difference is, otherwise they could just make up a...
08-29-07, 03:37 PM
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Posted By sk545

Better to paint or stain hollow core doors?

We had hollow core wood doors installed, and are trying to figure out if its better to get them stained or painted? What is the advantages/disadvantages of either method and what is preferred?
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08-22-07, 09:25 AM
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Posted By sk545

One Doorbell button and two doorbells..possible?

I like to get a wireless (battery powered, not plug-in) doorbell system in which there is just one button which controls two doorbell units. So, when this button is pushed from the outside, both...
08-19-07, 12:38 PM
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Posted By sk545

It wasn't the toughness of the door I was...

It wasn't the toughness of the door I was concerned, it was more about damaging the door. Hate to have to drill holes in a brand new door, just doesn't feel right.
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Posted By sk545

cool. Thx for the reply.

cool. Thx for the reply.
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