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01-06-07, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,780
Posted By SurfCityUSA

We have had a few neighbors have to call the fire...

We have had a few neighbors have to call the fire deparment over the years. Nothing major, but it was the aluminum.

The power company has told the neighbor electrician that 150 amp is the largest...
01-05-07, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,780
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Cost to rewire my home?

I own and live in a 1966 ranch style home in Huntington Beach,CA with my wife and kids that has aluminum wire, (1600sf, 4bd, 2bth). I have had a few plugs burn out and our lights dim all the time...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,935
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Yeah, I'm kinda finding that out. The cooling...

Yeah, I'm kinda finding that out. The cooling unit itself is $700 which seems way over the top for such a small unit. I need to know how to structure the cabinet with sealed door and insulated...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,935
Posted By SurfCityUSA

No No, not a wine cellar. A free standing wine...

No No, not a wine cellar. A free standing wine cabinet that will hold probably 250 bottles. Probably using cherry wood. Something like this.
...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,935
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Wine Cabinet Blueprints

I want to make my own wine cabinet. I know the basic elements of what needs to be done with the cooler, insulation, etc. but because this is a more structural piece of furniture I would like to...
Replies: 15
Views: 10,595
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Razz, Ridelikehell, I wound up buying the Punch...

Razz, Ridelikehell,
I wound up buying the Punch Pro Platinum at Sam's Club for $68 just before you posted your comment on Punch. For only $68, I could not pass up trying it out. So far so, good. ...
08-03-04, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Thanks Trance, Doug, As I said, I just want to...

Thanks Trance, Doug,
As I said, I just want to get some ideas going. I am NOT looking for software that will give me final drawings. I just want to put some ideas down on paper and show my wife...
07-29-04, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Todd, I also live in Huntington Beach!! Below...

Todd,
I also live in Huntington Beach!! Below is a response I gave to another posting a few days ago for a guy in Boston. I think you might need more that 3.5 ton cooling with your split level and...
Replies: 15
Views: 10,595
Posted By SurfCityUSA

As I said. I will be hiring an architect to do...

As I said. I will be hiring an architect to do the actual plans, but I have ideas in my head that I want to play with before get the architect involved. Why would I spend the money to have him give...
07-25-04, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Not sure if this will help being from the left...

Not sure if this will help being from the left coast. I just had my 1 story 1600sf 4 bed 2 bath home's forced heating system (only) completely renovated with new ducts, new heater and added a/c. ...
Replies: 5
Views: 24,288
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Thanks for the replys. I see from my wording...

Thanks for the replys.

I see from my wording I needed to clarify the grade. Yes, it slopes down into the house. We don't get that much rain, but I am concerned that just normal watering may...
Replies: 15
Views: 10,595
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Architectural Software

I am planning a major addition to my home (about 150k) and am looking for some 3d modeling software that I can layout my current home and then add a 2nd story and a large bonus room. Landscaping...
07-22-04, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Architectural Software

I am planning a major addition to my home (about 150k) and am looking for some 3d modeling software that I can layout my current home and then add a 2nd story and a large bonus room. Landscaping...
Replies: 5
Views: 24,288
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Grading my backyard

I have a 5000sf back yard with the home I recently purchased and have stripped it of all vegetation, tree stumps, etc. (going to put down sod) So now I have a dirt lot but with lots of undulations,...
05-30-04, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,705
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Thank you both for the very informative replys. ...

Thank you both for the very informative replys. This is great advice. Although, I have a few more questions if I may.

1) I that drip metal drip edge available at Home Depot or Lowes or will I...
05-22-04, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,705
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Adding Wood Facia to Eaves

This house I recently bought does not have a wood facia around the eaves. It was removed due to termites I guess. Then they put up rain gutters but strapped them to the top of the roof. Looks...
01-28-04, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Annette, Great website! This is just what I was...

Annette,
Great website! This is just what I was looking for. I have even subscribed.

Thanks,
SurfCityUSA
01-24-04, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Angry Need wedsite for ideas

My wife and I are going to remodel our very small guest bathroom but really can't visualize what we want, (or agree for that matter!! )

We need a website that will show many pictures of bathroom...
07-02-03, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Laundry/Utility Tubs

Hello,
I want to install a laundry/utility tub in my garage. The problem is, the only type I can find is those plastic ones at Home Depot or Lowes. I did a Google search for "porcelain laundry tub"...
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Laundry/Utility Tubs

Hello,
I want to install a laundry/utility tub in my garage. The problem is, the only type I can find is those plastic ones at Home Depot or Lowes. I did a Google search for "porcelain laundry tub"...
07-02-03, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,089
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Question Utility/Laundry tub advice

Hello,
I want to install a laundry/utility tub in my garage. The problem is, the only type I can find is those plastic ones at Home Depot or Lowes. I did a Google search for "porcelain laundry...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,520
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Remodeling Software

Anybody got any recommendations on home remodeling software?? I have seen a report from Consumer Reports but it was in 1998.

Thanks,

SurfCityUSA
Huntington Beach, CA
09-28-02, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,200
Posted By SurfCityUSA

Cleaning Sewer Vents

I have just moved into a 1966 "fixer" home and I am pretty sure I have a couple clogged sewer vents. Continuous bad musty odor in bathroom after a sterile cleanings. How do i clean the vents? Do I...
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