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Exclamation DON'T PAINT IT!!! try white wash, or different...

DON'T PAINT IT!!! try white wash, or different stain colors to go with your aesthetic, but just don't paint it, especially if you're not going to be there forever...
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thank you!

thank you!
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should've metioned, i'm a complete novice... ...

should've metioned, i'm a complete novice... having no experience with this - should I call an electrician to do what you suggested?
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Popping noise when flipping switch

I have four recessed lights wired to one wall switch in my kitchen, they were rewired fairly recently (less than eight months ago I think) and we've lost a couple new bulbs already (bulbs that were...
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actually, it was one company who provided both...

actually, it was one company who provided both quotes. I'll probably have another company come in with a quote too, to make sure the prices are fair...

they didn't say specifically how they'd...
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Seal up the chimney? or not?

Recently bought a very old fixer-upper (1920s) and had the chimney inspected. We were given two estimates, one to seal it up and use a vent-free system, and one to clean it up and use a vented...
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Thank you so much for your response, i've been...

Thank you so much for your response, i've been kind of worried about it all day, i'm so glad to know there's not much to worry about... i'll likely call an electrician since wei've never done...
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Exclamation Help! Pulled chain out of light fixture and it's still on

My husband was attempting to turn a light off, and inadvertently pulled the chain out and the light didn't go off - we've removed the lightbulb and very carefully unscrewed the fixture from the...
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Awesome, I may try the broom cleaning first just...

Awesome, I may try the broom cleaning first just to see since I don't have a power-washer... but power-washing sounds sooo much easier. :) Thanks again.
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Thanks! I was worried that using water might...

Thanks! I was worried that using water might hurt the wood? Do I not need to worry about that?
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How to clean a painted wood porch?

We have a porch on our very old house (1924), the porch has been painted and in places the paint is cracking/peeling... We intend to strip it and stain it next year, but in the meantime does anyone...
07-06-05, 05:02 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

Of course! i'm just happy to give some help for...

Of course! i'm just happy to give some help for a change, after all the taking i do on this site! let me know if it works out for you...
07-06-05, 02:14 PM
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EEK - don't know anything about taping corners

My husband and I recently purchased our first home and we're new to home improvement... We are currently in the middle of painting all our bedrooms and closets. We have finished priming, and while we...
07-06-05, 12:55 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

Follow-up question

Did the Ready-Strip handle the dust (and potential lead exposure) like the others suggested that Peel-Away would?
07-06-05, 12:53 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

That's funny... We're going with all-white...

That's funny...

We're going with all-white for the bedding, pillows, duvet, etc... will only maybe have accent colors in a couple of pillows, but no plan for any color on the bed.
07-06-05, 12:43 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

I'd definitely try that toasty grey then - that's...

I'd definitely try that toasty grey then - that's what we're doing in ours... and it's perfect, just dark enough for a contrast, but light enough to be really clean... we're doing kind of a...
07-06-05, 12:33 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

A neutral grey/brown will work, it sounds like...

A neutral grey/brown will work, it sounds like you have the kind of furniture I have and I just painted my bedroom with a color that's called "toasty grey" from ICI/Dulux and it's absolutely...
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Posted By EmHarm

Thank You

Angled brush is working wonders - as is the little hobby brush to get into some corners -- THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH... it's going fairly quickly WITHOUT tape - and looks soooo much better than it did...
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I guess that's true - I think I realized that...

I guess that's true - I think I realized that last night.... :) especially after I was at a friend's house and her lines looked exactly like mine.... i guess it's not as bad as i thought.

thank...
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I think I understand - do you suggest one of...

I think I understand - do you suggest one of those angled brushes? I haven't tried that yet... Do you end up not worrying about getting paint on the trim? and then go back and paint the trim...
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Didn't want to start a new thread when my...

Didn't want to start a new thread when my question has to do with terminology as well... We're painting all three of our bedrooms and all three closets and the hallway that joins everything - our...
05-29-05, 01:18 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

Thanks for the tip, if anyone was huffing it...

Thanks for the tip, if anyone was huffing it might have been the former tenants... I think the AC company said they did NOT check for a leak, but i'm going to ask again, and tell the home warranty...
05-25-05, 02:13 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

I don't think they even looked for one? I called...

I don't think they even looked for one? I called them today and they said we'll just wait to see if we have a leak, we'll know if it runs hot again in a few days? the system isn't new but the...
05-25-05, 12:33 PM
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Posted By EmHarm

Freon Leak?

Moved into our place a week and a half ago, AC running smoothly until Saturday afternoon... Called warranty place, sent AC people out yesterday. They said we were "low on freon" and they loaded 3lbs...
05-17-05, 08:46 AM
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Posted By EmHarm

We poked holes in it to try to relieve the water,...

We poked holes in it to try to relieve the water, but no water came out? Now we just have bubbles, and the squeegee sound is gone...

My husband had to move the refrigerator to get the leak to...
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