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Hey Chris....thanks that was very helpful. ...

Hey Chris....thanks that was very helpful.

We'll take a look at the ducts and make sure they are insulated. We are also going to look around and see where we can add some insulation (around...
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Posted By DIYliz

Like OP...our house from what I can tell is well...

Like OP...our house from what I can tell is well insulated. Crawl space has the insulating barrier stuff (not sure what it is called). Attic has insulation blown in so thick you cannot see the...
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Posted By DIYliz

Interesting. I have been using a space...

Interesting.

I have been using a space heater every morning when I shower for over 10 yrs. My house hasnít burned down, or caught fire. Nor have I had any problems with any heater and I have...
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Posted By DIYliz

Can you cite that for me? "best way to git rid...

Can you cite that for me? "best way to git rid of the house i know of running space heaters is the biggest fire hazard you could have". I would like to know where you get your information from.
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Posted By DIYliz

I have a question too! My husband INSIST...

I have a question too!

My husband INSIST that it is ok for us to close all other rooms and heat just the living area with a space heater.

Right now it is 58 in our bedroom (closed off to heat),...
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Posted By DIYliz

Hey guys thanks for the replies. Sorry but...

Hey guys thanks for the replies.

Sorry but with the Holidays I have been busy and right now I am on the road to Alabama for a vacation.

The fridge is about between 5-10yrs old. I will get a...
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Posted By DIYliz

Refrigerator not working.

Breaker tripped.... most everything in the house went out (including fridge) and when the breaker was turned back on a popping noise came from the fridge area and it hasn't worked since.

Did we...
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Posted By DIYliz

I'll snap a pic and get it up. Sorry I have been...

I'll snap a pic and get it up. Sorry I have been so busy....
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Posted By DIYliz

do I have a masonry or pre-fab fireplace???

My home was built in 1988 (if this matters). When we bought it over a year ago the Inspector we had (after going into the crawl space) told us that the wood burning fireplace was once a gas...
10-14-08, 07:51 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

I have to agree with the "spa like...

I have to agree with the "spa like features".
10-14-08, 07:44 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

My husband and I are thinking of doing the same...

My husband and I are thinking of doing the same when we remodel our bathroom. I say go for it!

Who knows... in 10 yrs urinals will be the hot new trend!

Oh, I must add that we have a water...
10-13-08, 11:37 AM
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Posted By DIYliz

Hey I hadn't thought of that but those are...

Hey I hadn't thought of that but those are excellent ideas. I am not a big fan of the no door look. I just think it looks messy. However, if you "stage" it just right it can look really good. I...
10-13-08, 11:32 AM
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Posted By DIYliz

Condo Owner.... very good thoughts and advice. ...

Condo Owner.... very good thoughts and advice.

Right now I have a renter in there and she will be out by the end of the month. If I don't find someone to buy on contract I am just going to...
10-12-08, 05:02 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

Bill, I think you are right which I why I have...

Bill, I think you are right which I why I have reservations about doing this. I really think that if I do install them I need to find doors that will be smooth like the original cabinets or offer...
10-12-08, 02:53 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

You can click on the pictures to make them...

You can click on the pictures to make them bigger.

Thanks for the response. I think they'll work fine too but I am not sure others will like it or it will seem like it was done so cheeply that it...
10-11-08, 09:31 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

excessive basement bugs

We treat the outside of the home w/ that bug spray stuff and also spray the basement. It isn't helping...

It seems like this house has an excessive amount of spiders, rolly polly bugs and a few...
10-11-08, 09:03 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

pics ...

pics


http://picasaweb.google.com/IndyFSBO/KitchenDesign#

I have more than just the one cabinet to go on the wall. There is a small 2 door cabinet w/ a microwave cubby hole below it (the type...
10-11-08, 08:48 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

Missmatching cabinets and counter top- to use or not??

I have aquired some nice used solid oak cabinets that I aminterested in hanging on the wall in my kitchen above the stove and fridge where there are no current cabinets. The house is about 65yrs old...
06-20-08, 08:26 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

I agree that htere will be some digging. I am...

I agree that htere will be some digging. I am just looking for a solution that doesn't involve digging up my driveway or across my entire front yard.

A drywell w/ a pump would be a better...
06-18-08, 01:04 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

A drywell is what I have been looking at but I...

A drywell is what I have been looking at but I haven't seen where it says you can use a sump pump in a drywell type system.

If a sump pump cannot be used then there is little that can be done...
06-16-08, 02:16 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

Oh, their property is shaped like a bowl and my...

Oh, their property is shaped like a bowl and my property is shaped like a bowl but turned upside down.

My house sits up on the hill.

Their house sorta sits half way down inside the bowl.
06-16-08, 02:02 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

French Drain/sump pit/ drainage issues

I will try to make this short and simple.

There is a water shed problem that occurs a few times out of the year (heavy rains). The natural flow of water flows from East to West on the property. ...
05-13-08, 07:43 AM
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Posted By DIYliz

Really? I love TM Juice. I will have to try...

Really? I love TM Juice. I will have to try this IF migraines re-occure.
05-12-08, 12:10 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

Hey, thanks for the advice. If the migraines...

Hey, thanks for the advice. If the migraines return I will for sure ask my doc to send me somewhere to see why I get them or whatever.

I once found a med that worked but after using it a handful...
05-11-08, 07:06 PM
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Posted By DIYliz

I have never read up on the side effects but I...

I have never read up on the side effects but I thank you very much for posting this.

While I have been using this ring for about 2 yrs it has only been the last 6 months that I have used it non...
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