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Habs11: Hardwood Over Linoleum

Post separated from: http://www.doityourself.com/forum/solid-hardwood-engineered-laminate-flooring/382424-hardwood-over-linoleum.html

I have the same question - installing 3/4" hardwoods and...
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Imo

elected lady, IMO i'd paint the cabinets all one color but this is a personal choice so i'd suggest doing either all top or all bottom first with all the coats then need and then expiriment with the...
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IMO you already have a room with light paint!!...

IMO you already have a room with light paint!! The room looks big enough that you can paint one wall a different color (personally i like when the furthest straight ahead wall is a different color...
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Need To Add...

As stated many times the various manufacturers make different quality paints. IMO the color and sheen of hte paint make a big difference.

Case in point - I have 3000 sq ft to paint in various...
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appreciate the input, i was thinking they may be...

appreciate the input, i was thinking they may be too much effort to mount since that was not what they are built for.
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How to Mount a Cheap Premade Cabinet

I'd like to mouth a couple of the affordable storage cabinets from a place like target in my garage. Have a work bench and would like these above it. Problem is they basically have sides and a door...
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upside down

i have stored some cans upside down and never really knew if there was much of a benefit. the obvious benefit is no air enters the can if maybe there was a tiny space
07-26-10, 07:29 AM
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thanks gunguy45, well yesterday i dug out...

thanks gunguy45,

well yesterday i dug out the tree and raised it a few inches and back filled with dirt - i'm thinking this could help dry it out. it rained a lot the past week. and i wanted to...
07-23-10, 10:37 AM
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thanks planted in june - even with the hot...

thanks

planted in june - even with the hot dry weather i used alot of water.

i'm not sure how to identify a dud of a tree - it looked great when it was dleivered. took two guys to take it out...
07-23-10, 10:02 AM
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Re the carpenter ants. Even if they enter around...

Re the carpenter ants. Even if they enter around the roof I would think a legit pest contractor can spray the exterior and under each sink drill a small hole and spray in chemicals. Plus the...
07-23-10, 06:40 AM
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Maple Tree in Clay Soil - Dying

So my soil when dry is like cement. It took me hours to dig a hole for a new maple tree. The tree about 12 feet high and root ball was probably 2 feet in diamter. I dug a large hole and back filled...
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idk about the drainage but you need to have a...

idk about the drainage but you need to have a good strong wall around the foundation where you build it up. i'm guessing if from the patio area the seating wall is say 2 feet then from outside the...
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you may have been referred to polymeric...

you may have been referred to polymeric (spelling??) sand. you sweep it in the gaps and lightly water it. i have used on paver patios and it works great... it is slightly plyable when set which is...
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agree with mark, i have a wagner paint crew and...

agree with mark, i have a wagner paint crew and used it to spray exterior and also to spray my basement ceiling. do not use this inside...overspray travels very far.
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i just had basement finished and i did sand after...

i just had basement finished and i did sand after i put drywall primer on. . . but only because the walls felt rough.... the roughness i think was the drywall and not the primer i used.

never...
07-01-09, 06:11 AM
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My experience has been good. We purchased on-line...

My experience has been good. We purchased on-line so we didn't see the peice in person. For the price it was a good deal. I think our sectional was about $1,200. A similar piece of real leather in...
04-06-09, 05:12 AM
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Yes, thank you. All is well and the house is...

Yes, thank you. All is well and the house is warm!!!!
04-05-09, 10:22 AM
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Thank Jay - a wire did come off the circuit board...

Thank Jay - a wire did come off the circuit board on the bottom portion of the unit. I focused all my attention on the upper part where more of the mechanics are. Actually simple - what happened was...
04-05-09, 04:54 AM
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Update - I had not mentioned that the Gas Valve...

Update - I had not mentioned that the Gas Valve Diagnostic Codes first (last night) showed a steady flash - that meant Normal Operation. Just now it changed to "control in soft lockout" - then I took...
04-04-09, 07:21 PM
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Heil 2 Stage not Staying on

About 6 years old. 80+ 2 Stage & Variable Speed will turn on but not stay on. (model number is NTV6/VNE or NTP6/TNE or NDP6/TDE). The gas fires up and it heats for about 30 seconds before shutting...
11-11-08, 06:50 PM
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BathRoom Tile the Tub Area Q

Going to rip out my 1955 harvest gold (yea saw this color on another recent post) and tile the area above and around the tub - leaving the tub in place. Not sure what I will find behind the current...
02-14-08, 12:33 PM
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sorry yes it is rotated as the camera was set for...

sorry yes it is rotated as the camera was set for 16:9 and the best wazy to capture was to take it sideways!!

i did only tighten the slip joints by hand but it was pretty easy to pull them apart -...
02-14-08, 12:29 PM
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in response to bud: as it is now now - it's...

in response to bud:

as it is now now - it's only in there about 3/4 inch and it actually did leak a bit. i do have extra pipe and can make that piece longer - about an inch longer would be ideal...
02-14-08, 11:29 AM
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Sink Plumbing Question

I replaced bathroom vanity and sink. The drain of the sink does not line up exactly with the old piping (surprise surprise).

I have 1.25 inch from the sink drain OUT. Down from the sink i have to...
10-13-07, 05:27 AM
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Posted By Habs11

Great Write-Up

Thank you for the details. I can do it and I'm fairly anal so I generally do a nice job... but if I do not do it great I'll be dissappointed!!

I didn't mention the door knob but it does pose an...
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