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04-12-09, 06:09 PM
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Reasonable basement estimate?

I'm finishing my basement and got an estimate from a family friend who's a Master Electrician and I'm wondering if it's a reasonable estimate.
The basement will have a bathroom, bedroom, family...
01-09-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,831
Posted By efrobert

Installing a basement bathroom

I'm putting in a small basement bathroom. Toilet, vanity, shower. I'm curious about the pump systems as an alternitave to cutting and breaking through the basement floor. I've seen them online, I've...
Replies: 5
Views: 5,981
Posted By efrobert

PLexi glass deck rail question

I'm doing some interior work for a woman who just bought a second story condo. She has a deck, the balusters are 8 in apart. She asked me about putting plexi glass over the rails. She is afraid her...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,196
Posted By efrobert

basement shower remodel question

I just gutted a basement bathroom to the studs. Shower was a tile shower 36x36 that was falling apart. shower floor is cement, the problem is we want to put a fiberglass shower unit in but the old...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By efrobert

Prefinished hardwood floor question

Does all prefinished hardwood flooring have a rounded edge on top? I'm looking for a prefinished hardwood (red oak) that doesn't have that look to it. Are there any brands that more like an...
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By efrobert

Hardwood refinishing problem

I'm refinishing some oak hardwoods that were under carpets. The floors looked in good condition. I was going to screen and coat them. I've screened dozens of floors. I start and everything seems...
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By efrobert

Oh sorry I'm in Rhode Island.

Oh sorry I'm in Rhode Island.
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By efrobert

Need help finding a matching hardwood

I'm doing some remodeling work on an old house. The house has hardwood floors that were installed in the 1960's or 70's. they look like red oak, but they are only 1 1/2 inches wide. I had to pull...
08-29-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By efrobert

Kitchen wiring question

I'm remodeling my kitchen and the stove is moving. Can I put the existing 220 wire for the range into a junction box and run a new wire from it to the new location, or do I have to run a new wire...
09-12-03, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By efrobert

My basement had the same type ceiling, and...

My basement had the same type ceiling, and paneling on the walls. Just rip it down. If you plan on finishing the basement, go with a drop ceiling so you can get at stuff.
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By efrobert

Pressure washer recomendation

I've been working part time for a contractor, doing mostly house painting jobs, as well as getting jobs on my own. For my own jobs he lets me rent his power washer. I've been getting a lot more jobs...
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Views: 1,004
Posted By efrobert

Old pine floor question

I refinishing the hard wood floors in my brothers house, built in the late 1800's. The floors are oak and in decient condition, but when we took up the carpet in the living room, we found an old pine...
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Views: 1,020
Posted By efrobert

Cost estimate

I am going to re stain my neighbors house. It's a small cape, aprox 1200 sg feet. It's in pretty good shape. I am just looking for a rough estimate of the cost (no labor).
I'll be using Sherwin...
08-11-03, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By efrobert

I was in Home Depot this weekend and just happned...

I was in Home Depot this weekend and just happned to noticed a sign on their pato doors that said " Instalation $525.00" I would imagine you could do a little better than that, if it's just replacing...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,375
Posted By efrobert

It really depends on who's doing the painting. A...

It really depends on who's doing the painting. A profesional painter works faster than a do it yourselfer. but it really all depends on who is painting and what they are painting.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By efrobert

I live in RI, I would get a few estimates, that...

I live in RI, I would get a few estimates, that seems high.
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By efrobert

Are you sure you heard him right? I've never...

Are you sure you heard him right? I've never heard of trying to rip off just the top layer.
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By efrobert

That's how I painted my bedroom.

That's how I painted my bedroom.
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By efrobert

Starting a painting business

I found out I am getting laid off from my job, and I am thinking about starting a painting business. I spent a few years painting houses back in college, and have been working part time for a friend...
06-19-03, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By efrobert

Above ground, thanks

Above ground, thanks
06-17-03, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By efrobert

Another pool wiring question

I finished wiring the filter for my above grownd pool. I am having a frien who is an electrician come by Saturday to inspect it. I have the wire coming from a CGFI breaker, in conduit, in a trench to...
06-16-03, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By efrobert

Unhappy Spotlight problem

I bought my house as a foreclosure and had an electrician come and install new 100amp service, he also rewired the kitchen and bathroom to bring it up to code. He also made a few mistakes, after he...
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