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If you know manufacturer, you can contact for...

If you know manufacturer, you can contact for repair kit.
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You need at least 3 estimates from licensed and...

You need at least 3 estimates from licensed and insured roofing contractors. Request a copy of contractor license and insurance certificates. Call agencies to make sure contractor license is active...
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To learn how to refinish hardwood flooring, go to...

To learn how to refinish hardwood flooring, go to www.nofma.org (http://www.nofma.org) and click Publications and PDF to download for free the technical manual for finishing hardwood floors. This...
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Is it possible to sand and refinish the existing...

Is it possible to sand and refinish the existing hardwood flooring?
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Most cabinet manufacturers tend to recommend...

Most cabinet manufacturers tend to recommend periodical and regular washing with mild soap and water and rinsing and buffing dry. What I never understand is why folks wait until they have major...
02-12-09, 09:24 PM
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If you do not have a bar area, such as patio or...

If you do not have a bar area, such as patio or indoors, patio area, breakfast nook, then these raised chairs have no use within your decor.

A couple of ice cream parlor chairs do not dictate...
02-12-09, 09:15 PM
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You have two choices. Sand down the original...

You have two choices. Sand down the original unit to raw wood and then stain that all matches or you can go with a complementary stain. You will not achieve the same tones if you are trying to...
02-12-09, 08:44 PM
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You can rip out all the ceiling hung cabinets to...

You can rip out all the ceiling hung cabinets to open the area between kitchen and dining area. You will, of course, lose the storage space and the range vent hood. You can, of course, replace with...
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Call a chimney professional. If there is a...

Call a chimney professional. If there is a commercial code and to meet all health codes, then the property needs to meet all codes.
02-07-09, 01:27 AM
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Many mobile home posters report removing the...

Many mobile home posters report removing the plastic molding between decorative panels and filling in with paintablle silicone caulk or joint compound or spackle. Then, panels are lightly sanded...
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"I really don't like the thought of having to...

"I really don't like the thought of having to shut down the machine to refill when I run low in water like I would with vapor steam cleaners not offering continuous refill." Thus, you don't purchase...
02-05-09, 10:46 PM
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Paint to match all pieces. Popular color are...

Paint to match all pieces. Popular color are chocolate brown, espresso, and black.
02-05-09, 10:38 PM
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Landscaping is dated. Shrubs and ivy are dated landscape features. Work with a local landscape...
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If you purchased a prefinished engineered floor...

If you purchased a prefinished engineered floor and you wish to refinish due to wear, then you can lightly sand and refinish. If you have installed a new engineered wood floor with an aluminum oxide...
02-05-09, 10:05 PM
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Unless you buy stock cabinets, you are looking at...

Unless you buy stock cabinets, you are looking at 3-4 weeks out. That's reality. If in a hurry, then you will have to settle for in-stock cabinets. These tend to be those that appeal to the...
02-05-09, 09:57 PM
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Folks tend to be more savvy these days re:...

Folks tend to be more savvy these days re: building permits and building codes. Unpermitted work is a no no. It should have been disclosed. Savvy buyers and realtors will pull all permits.
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02-02-09, 11:56 PM
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You don't mention the type of range or range top....

You don't mention the type of range or range top. There are pop up vents for islands and peninsula range tops. You might want to explore that option.
02-02-09, 11:40 PM
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Mohawk markets SmartStrand carpet. Call Mohawk. ...

Mohawk markets SmartStrand carpet. Call Mohawk. Forum posters who have called report that carpet that approximately 63% of the carpet is polyester. SmartStrand reports only 37% is corn based...
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Clogged vent stack will cause drains to seek a...

Clogged vent stack will cause drains to seek a source of air and rob plumbing traps of air and the water that is supposed to be in traps to block sewage gases and odors. A hose in vent stack can...
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Application of thin coats of finish as...

Application of thin coats of finish as recommended on label of finish will minimize the drips you visualize.
02-02-09, 12:42 AM
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You can strip the bed and look for signs of bed...

You can strip the bed and look for signs of bed bugs and their fecal matter. I don't think you will find any symptoms of bed bugs. Clusters of bugs and dirty fecal mater.

You can run the...
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If walls have never been painted, the white walls...

If walls have never been painted, the white walls are best primed. A coat of primer and 2 coats of latex should do the job. Your local paint store can point you in the right direction for primer...
02-01-09, 12:02 PM
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Dye transfer can be challenging to remove. A...

Dye transfer can be challenging to remove. A professional upholstery cleaner is recommended. Anything strong enough to remove the dye transfer may remove the dye from the microfiber if it was not...
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Items in basement can be covered with drop cloths...

Items in basement can be covered with drop cloths to protect from sanding dust and potential drips of floor finish. Floor finish is supposed to be applied in thin coats, not sloshed on. Thus, the...
01-31-09, 05:46 PM
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Glad to be of service to fellow DIYers on our...

Glad to be of service to fellow DIYers on our website.
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