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Really hoped you were going to tell me something...

Really hoped you were going to tell me something good. This property and the water have been a nightmare. I have an iron filter from the previous well. I guess that one would be okay to use? Just...
10-17-07, 07:36 PM
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Kitchen Remodel

I would definately keep your countertop and backsplash somewhat neutral and use color in paint and accessories. I recently remodeled our kitchen and I know how difficult it can be. I love color and...
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Please Help Orange/brown well water!

Had a new well dug and after just a few months the water started getting this orange brown color to it. Now it's really bad. In a glass after a while it settles to the bottom with an orange...
02-08-06, 04:34 PM
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I just noticed at Lowes there is a paint...

I just noticed at Lowes there is a paint specifically for cabinets now. It's 14.98 a quart however. But unless you have an extremely large amount of cabinets 2 would probably do it. You'll have to...
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Talking The absolute best thing on the market is only...

The absolute best thing on the market is only 1.88 at Walmart. It's called Purnie Stain Stick similar to a pumice stone, I guess like a plummer's rock so I've heard. It's pretty easy to use. No...
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There's a product called Magic Rust Remover, sold...

There's a product called Magic Rust Remover, sold at most grocery stores that works absolutely great. I have a rental unit and there was a lot of rust in the water prior to a new well and the inside...
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I have a cream colored leather set, two labrador...

I have a cream colored leather set, two labrador retrievers, one child, four grandchildren so imagine the mess it can get. I love Magic Eraser for this. It honestly makes it look like brand new,...
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Crayonbegone is a product sold at toys r us for...

Crayonbegone is a product sold at toys r us for just a couple of dollars. A little bit goes a long way and a bottle will probably last until the kids grow out of it. I owned a daycare and that was...
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Posted By MarthaRae

Laminate over concrete and ceramic tile

Ok, you guys are great help. I read another post on how to undercut my stone fireplace, this was my first question. That answered let me get onto the next. I have a large great room and would like...
06-27-05, 07:59 PM
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Views: 1,591
Posted By MarthaRae

A great place to find really cool cheap furniture...

A great place to find really cool cheap furniture and all household decorating things is Ikea.com. They have some really different things and they are pretty cheap. Lamps for about 4.95. Also,...
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Cleaning Stone Fireplace

I have a corner fireplace that was built with what the builder said was white Georgia Marble? It is large white rocks. Over the last ten years it's gotten pretty dingy looking with some dark areas. ...
02-24-05, 11:04 AM
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Unfortunately, pattern vs solid has always been...

Unfortunately, pattern vs solid has always been an issue for me. It all goes back to the carpet (dark teal) Since the sofa and loveseat are cream colored is so neutral it should seem easy but being...
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Posted By MarthaRae

The ceiling height is 8 ft and the room would...

The ceiling height is 8 ft and the room would generally be use to hang out, play pool, read. If we were to use 16 as you said what would be the most beneficial size bulb to achieve general type...
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Recessed vs flourescent and bulb choices

We are remodeling and existing garage into a bar/rec room and would like to use recessed lighting. Currently there are regular fixtures such as any ordinary garage. We do not like flourescent after...
02-15-05, 03:48 PM
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Views: 1,996
Posted By MarthaRae

Thanks for the try Annette. I have it exactly as...

Thanks for the try Annette. I have it exactly as you put on the floor plan but unfortunately that's about it. I have tried it every way imaginable. I had hoped you might see something I didn't. ...
02-11-05, 03:42 PM
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Posted By MarthaRae

Yes, it is really just a little nook area. I put...

Yes, it is really just a little nook area. I put an X at about the end of that area. My table fits pretty well in that area, just fits!
02-11-05, 02:07 PM
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The dining area is open to the rest of the room,...

The dining area is open to the rest of the room, it is separated from the kitchen only with cabinets and bar/barstools. The wall on the south side of the room is about 6-6 1/2 feet with a door...
02-10-05, 08:19 AM
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Views: 1,996
Posted By MarthaRae

Thanks Annette, Let's see if I can clear this...

Thanks Annette,
Let's see if I can clear this up.

West wall has 4 ft wall space, then 3 ft window, 5 1/2 ft wall space, 6 ft slider, then really no usable space north of slider because of FP...
02-08-05, 05:13 PM
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Posted By MarthaRae

My husband and I rented a cabin in Cherry Log...

My husband and I rented a cabin in Cherry Log Mountain in Georgia, near Elijay. I have to tell you it was beautiful and pretty secluded. Also, the price was good. We rented a new 4 bedroom cabin,...
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We just had to have our septic tank pumped today...

We just had to have our septic tank pumped today and we questioned about the detergent buildup and the angle of the pipe getting clogged. We were told that we should just flush a box of baking soda...
02-08-05, 04:50 PM
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Posted By MarthaRae

My mom also has alzheimers, so I know how...

My mom also has alzheimers, so I know how difficult it can be. I have installed some pool alarms like ones you would use on sliding doors, just to alert me. If I put a lock and she can't get in she...
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I am going to install laminate in my kitchen. ...

I am going to install laminate in my kitchen. I've had it in my bedroom for 3 years now and love it. I have two very large dogs and 1 small child as well as 4 grandchildren. They play on it...
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Views: 4,339
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I'm not a pro like your other repliers, however,...

I'm not a pro like your other repliers, however, I do have laminate floor installed in my bedroom. I also have two urban search and rescue dogs, 105 lb and 95 lb black labs. We installed it about 3...
02-08-05, 11:54 AM
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Posted By MarthaRae

Just painted my daughters living room with the RL...

Just painted my daughters living room with the RL river rock and know exactly what your talking about. The trouble is that you have to work it very quickly to blend in the edge work with the brush...
02-08-05, 11:45 AM
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Views: 5,281
Posted By MarthaRae

Just painted my daughters living room with RL...

Just painted my daughters living room with RL river rock paint. It was very difficult to get good coverage. Had to give it 3 coats and end result was chalky and scratches off easily. I heard from...
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