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  1. Re: Identify the kind of wood flooring: 1930s house (pics)

    Thanks to JLMCDANIEL and keith3267! I really appreciate you looking and giving your opinion.

    Looks like I'm going to learn about wood floors soon! I saw a discussion from cheapskatediy. Sounds...
  2. Identify the kind of wood flooring: 1930s house (pics)

    My mother's house was built in the 1930s and underneath long suffering carpets lay some sort of wood floor. The subfloor (at least I think it is) sits on top of the joists at a diagonal and the...
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    Re: newbie in the community

    Me too! My issue is that I don't know enough. Good thing I can be exposed to all sorts of home issues; some of which I have never even heard of! Let the learning begin!
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    Re: black walnut trees

    So is there a consensus? You can sell black walnut trees but what is a reasonable price for size? How would you know if someone is taking advantage?
  5. Thread: ticks

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    Re: ticks

    Home Depot has a few options but this one appears to be the best option:
    EcoSmart 32 oz. Mosquito and Tick
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    Re: advice needed for storing boxes

    For storing plastic boxes in the basement I like those big resin shelving units. But if you are buying plastic boxes make sure that they have a flat top. Some rubbermaid boxes have a rounded lid...
  7. Thread: Drywall cracks

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    Re: Drywall cracks

    I'm pretty sure I just use spackle and a saran wrapped finger to smooth it out. It seems that a small bit of spackle works well when you have textured walls and cracks in the corners.
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    Thomasville Cabinets Home Depot

    I've heard a lot of things about the Thomasville cabinets sold at Home Depot. For example I read that some people receive cabinets that are made badly and don't fit together well when it comes to...
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    Re: Sanding original wood floors

    *** that's something I never considered.
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    Re: cracked plaster ceilings/wallpapered ceilings

    Could it also be a substantial structural problem? Like the house shifting or settling? It sounds like a old home.
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    Re: Green Painting Products

    Mythic Paint! It's fantastic and, to the best of my knowledge completely safe for everyone (including your pets). It is more costly but I believe it is definitely worth it. The paint goes on...
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    Re: Chemical Free Paints

    Mythic Paint! And I say again MYTHIC PAINT! It's fantastic and, to the best of my knowledge completely safe for you and your pets. It is more costly but I believe it is definitely worth it. The paint...
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