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06-27-09, 08:45 PM
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Mouting Honeycomb Shade on French Door

I'm about to order a honeycomb shade, outside mount, for my french door. It's going to be right onto the french door and will just cover the windows. I believe my door is made out of fiberglass. ...
05-28-09, 08:08 AM
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Views: 2,898
Posted By vashwood

Best way to remove Paint off carpet

I just painted my whole house and I did cover the whole floor. But it looks like some paint snuck in. Whats the best way to remove the few spots that has paint on it?
05-27-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By vashwood

Thanks! it worked great. It took off most of the...

Thanks! it worked great. It took off most of the haze
05-27-09, 12:06 AM
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Views: 998
Posted By vashwood

Thanks George. Will that ruin the current...

Thanks George. Will that ruin the current cabinet finish?

If its ok, do I need to do anything to protect the part of the finish that I scraped off?
05-24-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By vashwood

Haze on Dark Maple Drawer

I have dark dark brown maple drawers. I was cooking rice today and I wasn't paying attention and the hot water stared flowing out of the rice cooker and dripped down the drawers below it. I wiped...
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Views: 910
Posted By vashwood

Dryer Noise

I just moved into a new condo. And I brought my dryer with me. It's an electrical samsung one. In my old place it used to use a 3 prong wire, but my new condo used a 4 prong one. The movers...
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By vashwood

Hey Mark, Thanks for the tip. So I guess I have...

Hey Mark,
Thanks for the tip. So I guess I have to have a really steady hand as to not get any paint onto the vanity. Any tips if I cant get painter's tape in there?
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Views: 943
Posted By vashwood

Bathroom Painting Questions

Here a couple of links to pictures of my bathroom where I need some advice. For the first link, how would you guys paint that area between the bathtub and the sink?

Also, in the 2nd picture how...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By vashwood

So, some of the paint came off when I pulled the...

So, some of the paint came off when I pulled the tape off. What's the easiest way to fix this mess? Is it only using a steady hand w/o any tape?
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By vashwood

Thanks for your responses. But, it's already set...

Thanks for your responses. But, it's already set and dry. I'm just worried about pulling the tape off and ruining the line.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By vashwood

Masking with Tape

So, I was painting an accent wall and I used painters tape to mask the other wall so I wouldn't get any paint anywhere else. I tried to not rely on the paint and just cut down the edge. But it...
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By vashwood

Thanks for the explaination. Maybe I'll learn...

Thanks for the explaination. Maybe I'll learn towards the more expensive version.

I wish I could view these in person though. :(
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By vashwood

Differences between two Fridges

I'm trying to figure out the main differences between these two products that justifies the difference in cost. Everything looks the same except the less expensive model has less shelves. Am I...
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Views: 1,334
Posted By vashwood

Painting new Condo Walls

I'm moving into a new condo, which have plenty of white walls. I already picked out some of the colors I want to use. One question I have is since the walls are practically brand new, should I...
06-29-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,607
Posted By vashwood

Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Door

Does anyone have any ideas on modern alternatives to vertical blinds that I can use for my sliding glass door? All I can come up w/ are curtains.
05-13-08, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,520
Posted By vashwood

Thanks. Is shellac the only type of primer to...

Thanks. Is shellac the only type of primer to use for laminates?
05-11-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,520
Posted By vashwood

Repainting Laminate Cabinets

I was reading the "Ideal Cabinet Repaint" sticky and it says I can use this technique to repaint laminate cabinets. Even though it says it will work, how well does it look? I have laminate kitchen...
12-05-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

Well, I shouldve done this sooner. But when I...

Well, I shouldve done this sooner. But when I looked at my furance.....the brown wire was not connected! I didnt take time to look for my filter tho. Should I look into replacing it soon?
12-05-07, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

Nope. I'm not sure where the Air Filter is. ...

Nope. I'm not sure where the Air Filter is. Where is it typically located?
12-05-07, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

You mean Brown right? I'll try to check either...

You mean Brown right? I'll try to check either tonight or tomorrow.
12-04-07, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

I just looked in my attic. I have a Carrier...

I just looked in my attic. I have a Carrier Weathermaker 9200 Gas Furnace.

So, since I know I have a separate unit for AC and Heat. And I'm pretty sure I don't have a heat pump, do I just ignore...
12-04-07, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

Here is the link to my outside unit. I have a ...

Here is the link to my outside unit. I have a
Carrier 38CK024300. It appears as I don't have a heat pump.
http://www.docs.hvacpartners.com/idc/groups/public/documents/techlit/38ckc-2si.pdf
...
12-03-07, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

I guess I do have a single stage heat pump. ...

I guess I do have a single stage heat pump. According to this site anyway

http://www.hometech.com/learn/hvac.html#nonhp
12-03-07, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

WIsh I could describe it more. Not sure if I...

WIsh I could describe it more. Not sure if I have backup heat. I'm from California. Around San Francisco.

Not sure if it helps, but the townhouse/condo was built in 1994.

I found the manual...
12-03-07, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By vashwood

Ok. I'll have to take a look. I think my...

Ok. I'll have to take a look. I think my furnace is in the attic because I'm not sure where else it would be. I gotta get a ladder before I can go up there. Only thing I see downstairs is my...
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