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04-24-15, 06:17 PM
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Posted By roger100

"they treated me fair" is what I would I would...

"they treated me fair" is what I would I would like to put on their review. That is one of the reasons I am asking for your input. If I am wrong, I can except that, but if their expenses are more...
04-24-15, 05:03 PM
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Posted By roger100

We called the credit card company right after we...

We called the credit card company right after we turned down the carpet....too late ! It doesn't look good at this point. I may suggest to the owner, " refund to me a 1000.00 & keep a 1000.00 to...
04-24-15, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By roger100

I have a receipt, which states Shaws ongoing...

I have a receipt, which states Shaws ongoing color 701 936 Sq ft & total cost (pad, installation & carpet) minus the 2000.00 deposit. My question is, how much did the company actually pay for the...
04-24-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By roger100

Thumbs down Disabled Vietnam Vet unhappy with rug company

I am a 100% disabled vietnam veteran, but I don't expect something for nothing. I just want to be treated fairly.
My wife & I decided to replace the carpet in our modest home . This has been our...
03-12-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,646
Posted By roger100

Thanks for all your replies..No, we haven't...

Thanks for all your replies..No, we haven't installed the stainmaster yet, but were about to put things into motion. Stains seem to be the biggest complaint along with matting. I realize that some...
03-12-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,646
Posted By roger100

Stainmaster carpet..good or bad ?

We have or had decided to install Stainmaster carpet (next to their best grade)through out our home ....excluding kitchen, baths, entrance way. Now I have come upon a website of Stainmaster reviews...
08-30-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By roger100

A small contractor (husband & wife team with...

A small contractor (husband & wife team with great referrals) installed the whole shower . I know there was no vapor barrier installed...I had no idea one was needed.
When my bath wall was torn out,...
08-29-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By roger100

I have enough tile to replace the bottom row, but...

I have enough tile to replace the bottom row, but will the hardiboard be usable after removing the tile ? If not, that means the new hardiboard will butt up against the old hardiboard...can this...
08-28-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By roger100

I tried the "plug the drain & fill with 1" of...

I tried the "plug the drain & fill with 1" of water" test. After about 1.5 hours, there was the water seeping into the closet. I lost my confidence in this type pan construction, when I read all that...
08-28-14, 12:55 PM
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Views: 1,574
Posted By roger100

After showering, we keep finding a small amount...

After showering, we keep finding a small amount of water seeping from under the adjacent closet wall. As you can see in included pictures, I have a inner liner/ mortar pan. I have a feeling, that the...
08-27-14, 11:39 AM
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Views: 1,574
Posted By roger100

removing & reinstalling ceramic tile

I have got to replace a 30x60 shower pan after only 18 months. Is there a practical way that I could just remove the bottom row of tile & backer board , reinstall new tile & backer board & not have...
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Views: 1,044
Posted By roger100

Thanks for the replys..I think I'll forget about...

Thanks for the replys..I think I'll forget about vinyl. I am in the process of getting some estimates for continuous aluminum gutters, I know that they will be $$$$
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Views: 1,044
Posted By roger100

Vinyl gutters...a waste of money ?

I need to put up about 90' of gutters on my single story home. I was ready to head for H.D. or Lowe's, when my handyman neighbor told me that I would be wasting my money & vinyl would be nothing but...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By roger100

How naive I was ! When we first noticed signs of...

How naive I was ! When we first noticed signs of possible foundation problems, etc. My first thought was, all I had to do was call a foundation contractor & have it fixed, once & for all. I had...
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Views: 2,465
Posted By roger100

BridgeMan45...Thanks for your input from the...

BridgeMan45...Thanks for your input from the engineers point of view. What do you do if your engineer provides his input for the foundation repair, but contractors have different ideas..& are...
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Posted By roger100

Jim...It sounds like you made a wise decision. I...

Jim...It sounds like you made a wise decision. I just got out my level & doubt if my back bedroom has even a 1/2 drop. All the sliding windows work fine. The one thing that I don't understand is why...
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Views: 2,465
Posted By roger100

Hey Jim...What did you do ? I am in that...

Hey Jim...What did you do ? I am in that situation at the moment. I could spend 350.00 & have an engineer tell me that I needed 5 piers, etc, etc. A reputable contractor says "nope.. you need 8...
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Views: 2,465
Posted By roger100

I have no problem with standing water after a...

I have no problem with standing water after a good rain, but maybe I should consider installing gutters. They are expensive to install & a pain to maintain...is there any "rule of thumb" that would...
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Views: 2,465
Posted By roger100

During the dry hot summer months, the "experts"...

During the dry hot summer months, the "experts" down here suggest putting soaker hoses next to the slab foundation & thoroughly soaking the soil at lest twice a week. Isn't this just the opposite of...
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Views: 2,465
Posted By roger100

Selecting a contractor & type of slab repair may...

Selecting a contractor & type of slab repair may turn out to be a "crap shoot". Sinking 20 to 30k into a repair & finding out 2 years later, that you wasted your money is not a good feeling...the...
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Views: 2,465
Posted By roger100

Best slab foundation repair

We have a 40 year old single level home with a typical S.Texas slab foundation. The soil has a lot of clay. We have noticed that the back corner of the house has dropped about 3/4 of an inch, an 1/8...
10-11-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By roger100

exposed tree roots

My 30 year old Arizona ash has started growing roots above ground (picture) Here in south texas, we have been experiencing a drought, but I have attempted to keep my trees & lawn alive with the...
10-07-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By roger100

Thanks for all your reply's. It appears that...

Thanks for all your reply's. It appears that vinyl patio doors with proper locks, etc are as safe as your other doors & windows...all it takes is a pry bar, hammer & a little time to break in. ...
10-06-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By roger100

Vinyl sliding patio door..safe ?

We have a 70s vintage sliding patio door that is worn out & has got to be replaced. My wife & I are retired, so cost & security is a big concern. My wife says "a child could break into a plastic...
06-28-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,437
Posted By roger100

Just because of their swinging in or swinging...

Just because of their swinging in or swinging out, otherwise I think they look great.
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