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EVERY SPRING I DIG AROUND MY TREES TO PUT IN NEW MULCH BY THE END OF THE SUMMER ALL THE GRASS AROUND THE TREE HAS GONE BACK IN TO THE MULCH.
HOW DO I PREVENT THIS FROM HAPPENING EA. YEAR, TO KEEP THE CIRCLE LOOKING NEAT? i EVEN USED A SOD CUTTER THIS YEAR TO DIG OUT AROUND THE TREES THIS YEAR
I'm with Kayo I dont see the New Thread button anywhere help
We want to get new countertops and replace the cooktop we have which is 30 years old. The specs say that a propane gas cooktop needs 18" clearance to bottom of upper cabinets on either side. Ours are 17 1/4". There is a soffit above the cabinets to accommodate plumbing and the ductwork for exhaust fan. Obiously this wasn't a problem because the house passed inspection and was given a certificate of occupancy. Neither the cooktop manufacturer or the countertop people can suggest an answer to this problem. We're wondering if we should take down the cabinets and resize them by 1 inch or what?
You say how to post a question, but I can't find new thread anywhere in order to do this
I was surprised to see the plumber repair our outside sewer line connection with a rubber sleeve with a metal clamp on it, instead of putting in pvc.
Did he do the right thing? I don't think so...
Has anyone ever painted linoleum tile squares? I have a bathroom in a house that was built in 1958 and the tile is a very dull, shineless blue pattern - I'd like to paint it a light color to brighten the room up. Any suggestions as to what steps I should take? I DO NOT plan to sand the tiles or remove them because I am thinking they probably contain asbetos due to the year they were installed. Help would be very appreciated. Thanks
Where do I find information about who makes the sink which is featured in the Web site's Gallery Section * Planning and Ideas * Bathrooms8 * Updated Vintage
"From A Vintage Look for a New Bathroom, This Old House magazine, October 2003" Thanks
Why can't I post a new thread? How long does it take as a new user before you can start to post threads ?
I need some help starting a new post. I can not see the post that I submitted after I submit the new post. I reviewed it and it looked like what I wanted. Right after I submit the post a sceen pops up and it doesn't stay on long enough for me to read the entire reposnce . But it said some thing on the order of not submitted or something like that. I need some advice on resurfacing my shower floor, but I can't send the new post. Please help. email@example.com
I own a 800 sg ft home that is completely gutted.It only has 2bedrooms(small).,kitchen ,bathroom,living room,dining room,also it is a rowhome.how much should it cost for material to rewire.including outlets and switches.
thank you eugene