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09-09-10, 11:55 AM
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Posted By omahan

tile over vinyl over concrete

I have tried to remove the sheet vinyl flooring and get nowhere. It is really stuck down well to the concrete floor. Both were new in 1975. It seems to be a very hard vinyl and not the cushioned...
09-30-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By omahan

The tub has no shower so no door or curtain. The...

The tub has no shower so no door or curtain. The room is 5 X 8. The door is in the 5' west wall to the south end of that wall. The tub is across the east wall. On the north wall next to the tub...
09-30-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By omahan

Question about bathroom design - faucets etc.

I have installed a new bathroom vanity. It is black mission style with oil rubbed bronze knobs and a one piece off white faux marble countertop/sink. I found a great deal on an oil rubbed bronze...
05-26-09, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,275
Posted By omahan

Question Replacement screen for patio door.

I have an old aluminum 6 foot slider that is missing the screen. Can I buy just a screen and insert it into the same tracks? Is it one size fits all? Is there anything else I need to know?
04-24-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By omahan

Need advice about the need for furnace with a heat pump.

I live in Omaha Ne which is generally considered to have too cold a climate for a heat pump without a furnace. However, I live in a condo with neighbors below and on 3 sides. My furnace rarely...
04-15-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,109
Posted By omahan

I am curious how hard I can push. I have been...

I am curious how hard I can push. I have been very gentle up to now. Do I push hard as I twist it around?
04-14-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,109
Posted By omahan

Using a drain auger

I have a clogged shower drain and have tried all the suggestions up to the drain auger. I have never used one before. Is there a trick to getting it to turn for bends in the pipe? I got stuck at...
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By omahan

Thanks! I can do that! John

Thanks! I can do that!

John
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By omahan

Question about tub/shower faucet

I plan to replace the tile surrounding my tub. Currently the tile does not go as high as the faucet so the faucet trim is flush rests on the drywall. I plan to take the tile higher and the faucet...
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Posted By omahan

Lighting for a remodeled bathroom

http://i662.photobucket.com/albums/uu343/johnbauder/bathroomlayout.jpg?t=1237739845

This is my bathroom layout. It has one box for a light in the ceiling. Originally two saw lamps came from that...
03-19-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By omahan

Do you have a suggestion for the lighting? I was...

Do you have a suggestion for the lighting? I was wondering if I should use sconces on either side of the mirror or something up on the ceiling where the box is now. It is directly above the mirror...
03-19-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By omahan

Stripping %!#~* wallpaper

I have stripped the wallpaper as best I can. The outer layer pulled off without using a stripper. Then I used water/fabric softener stripper to get off all of the under layer of paper and almost...
03-17-09, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By omahan

bath room layout picture by johnbauder -...

bath room layout picture by johnbauder - Photobucket (http://s662.photobucket.com/albums/uu343/johnbauder/?action=view&current=bathroomlayout.jpg)


bathroom mirror picture by johnbauder -...
03-16-09, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By omahan

Those are nice colors. I assume you are...

Those are nice colors. I assume you are recommending Baja Cream (T720) for the floor. Would you suggest the 12 X 12 tiles?

Then were the other choices - Mediterranean Ivory (T730) or Livorno...
03-16-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By omahan

I'm sorry I have no pictures and no digital...

I'm sorry I have no pictures and no digital camera. Can I describe something better for you? The room is a 5' x 8 foot rectangle, a tub along one 5 ft wall, a door opposite the tub. Between the...
03-16-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By omahan

Need design help for a bathroom makeover

My home is a 1035 square foot 2 BR 2 bath condo. My style is pretty traditional.

My main bathroom is off the hall, one door away from the living room and would serve the second bedroom (although...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,743
Posted By omahan

Help hanging pictures

I hope this is the right forum for this question. I want to hang four 16 X 20 photos together. Each has 16" for the height. I plan to hang them in a rectangle on a 9 foot wall (8 foot ceilings). ...
10-24-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,063
Posted By omahan

Question Repairing aluminum patio door

I have a broken seal in the glass of my 6 foot aluminum sliding patio door. I would like to take the stationary panel so I can take it to a place where I can have it reglazed (I know of the place)....
03-21-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By omahan

Toilet shut off valve

I want to replace my toilet shut off valve and need to buy the new one before I take off the old. I can see the old one is not sweated on but how can I tell whether it is compression fitting or FIP...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By omahan

I am sure. I have found that Chryslers do not...

I am sure. I have found that Chryslers do not have enough room for 7 inch deep players - which I believe is standard for DIN. A heating duct runs behind there. Can I cut a lard slot in that duct...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By omahan

Installation of CD player in 1996 Chrysler Concorde

I bought a Dual XD-6320 CD Player/Receiver including a mounting kit and wiring harness. I removed the old player, installed the mounting kit, connected all the wires and antenna and tested the...
08-30-07, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By omahan

Bathroom sink draining slow

My bathroom sink was draining very slowly so I used liquid plumber on it. Better but not good so I used the 2nd half of the bottle. This seemed to do it but after a few days it is slowing down...
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By omahan

Question Painting wiper arms - not sure what to use

I have a 96 Chrysler that is in good shape except I noticed the wiper arms have almost no (black) paint left on them. I was thinking about getting a spray can of black automotive paint but my...
08-28-06, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By omahan

Thanks Annette. I will go with the maple...

Thanks Annette. I will go with the maple laminate then. The dining area is part of the living room and there is really no good place to transition from carpet to laminate. Also because I provide...
08-28-06, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By omahan

Help choosing flooring

I am remodeling a 1000 square foot 2 bedroom, 2 bath, apartment style condo. I have installed laminate wood flooring in the kitchen and the hall. It is a nice light natural maple in color. I...
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