Search:

Type: Posts; User: Nobody Famous

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.09 seconds.

  1. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    No specific recommendations on faucets. The...

    No specific recommendations on faucets. The pictures on these two websites are good to look and to filter by finishes, one hole, dimensions, etc.

    https://www.decorplanet.com/
    ...
  2. Replies
    3,730
    Views
    238,625

    Finally found bread flour, so I'm gonna try...

    Finally found bread flour, so I'm gonna try homemade italian bread, inspired by this guy.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eF5tjG2XI3Y

    Go to about 8m 45s and it's clear he enjoys his efforts.
  3. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    When you hear toilet flush water throughout a...

    When you hear toilet flush water throughout a house it's not due to sound proofing it's due to the drain pipe material PVC pipe vs. cast iron. You have PVC, from which you can hear every drop of...
  4. Replies
    9
    Views
    450

    Long ago I liked Monty Python. But never got the...

    Long ago I liked Monty Python. But never got the humor in Benny Hill. So that was a 50-50 break even thing. Then Ali G came along and I thought he was funny most of the time.
  5. Stay your ground, no means no. In the long run...

    Stay your ground, no means no. In the long run you'll be better off and silently (e.g., whether she admits it or not) she'll respect you for it. Conversely if you give in she'll think lesser of you...
  6. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    What's going on at the chimney? That doesn't look...

    What's going on at the chimney? That doesn't look like correct flashing.
  7. Agree, not only on water usage but also energy...

    Agree, not only on water usage but also energy usage.
  8. Replies
    388
    Views
    34,756

    That's a nice per month reduction. Did the number...

    That's a nice per month reduction. Did the number of remaining payments stay the same or increase?
  9. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Maybe point a heat gun at the metal base for a...

    Maybe point a heat gun at the metal base for a few minutes. Idea is to heat the metal base part so it expands and not heat glass so glass does not expand. Some heat guns throw off a lot of heat, so...
  10. Replies
    388
    Views
    34,756

    Another simpleton simple question from the...

    Another simpleton simple question from the uneducated, why do refis always have a higher interest rate than first mortgages?
  11. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    I don't think ice & water shield on top of pavers...

    I don't think ice & water shield on top of pavers will make an appealing look, especially with the white lettering on black background.

    This is a case where you don't need to go super deluxe, you...
  12. Some great advice in here. More comments on...

    Some great advice in here.

    More comments on the do or do not use a friend question. I think it has subtleties that you have to pay attention to.

    Example, some family member says 'use Suzie,...
  13. Pat attention to how long their 'length of...

    Pat attention to how long their 'length of agency' or 'term of agency' is. That is the condition in the agreement which limits you to working with that agent or that agency for 1, 3, 6 or 9 months. ...
  14. Replies
    388
    Views
    34,756

    Wish it weren't so but I believe you are correct...

    Wish it weren't so but I believe you are correct on that point. No matter I'll still keep watching.

    I'm at the 4 year mark into a 10 year at 2.875%. If any of you mortgage peoples on here see a...
  15. Replies
    388
    Views
    34,756

    I need to ask a jong refi question. Do refi's...

    I need to ask a jong refi question. Do refi's only come in ten, 15 and 30 year terms?

    What happens if someone is refinancing with 7 years left on a mortgage, their only option is to go out to 10...
  16. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Elastomeric paint will not let any moisture...

    Elastomeric paint will not let any moisture through provided there are no breaks in the coating. If the existing is elastomeric paint you do not want mix paint types, so forget the ceiling paint,...
  17. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Will an elastomeric paint work on this? I suspect...

    Will an elastomeric paint work on this? I suspect it would be a water barrier and keep any moisture in the concrete, not sure that's what you want.

    And you'd not want to have part of the wall...
  18. There was someone on the late EpicSki with the...

    There was someone on the late EpicSki with the username Volant Addict. And Yes I think he used to post he actually collected old, user pairs of them.
  19. Replies
    8,392
    Views
    471,410

    Authentic is when the local dive bar serves it...

    Authentic is when the local dive bar serves it with homemade pierogies.

    Back when happy hour was a real thing.
  20. Replies
    19,487
    Views
    1,286,167

    Short layman explanation in 2nd and 3rd...

    Short layman explanation in 2nd and 3rd paragraphs here, from an antibody test that started shipping out this week:
    ...
  21. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,752

    Question, are movies on old DVDs high def? DVDs...

    Question, are movies on old DVDs high def? DVDs are from 2000s and maybe 2015.

    And hope the odl DVD player still powers up.
  22. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Why basement, how about an outside wall? I had...

    Why basement, how about an outside wall? I had been driving past this old stone house where I saw someone built a climbing wall onto the side of a garage, picture from google street view attached.
    ...
  23. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Experience says building construction codes are...

    Experience says building construction codes are there for a reason (to protect you from yourself...). You're in a very different part of the country than I am, so its hard to be specific. And you'll...
  24. Replies
    18
    Views
    4,815

    ^ what he said about the heat loss calculation. ...

    ^ what he said about the heat loss calculation. Not everyone does these calcs the right way, so ask around.

    hvac-talk.com = TGR for the hvac trades. Look at the AOP (ask our professionals)...
  25. Yes the maintenance requires sending in to...

    Yes the maintenance requires sending in to Specialized. No my LBS never had spares.

    Overall Iíve had a love-hate thing going on with the brain shock maintenance schedule.

    The love part is I...
  26. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,377

    Best of 2020. This dad prank's his kids into...

    Best of 2020. This dad prank's his kids into believing school is back in session. I love it at the end where he says got 'em, it makes me think he's got the whole parenting thing nailed. At least in...
  27. Replies
    8,997
    Views
    564,866

    I'll be very interested in an after action report...

    I'll be very interested in an after action report on the tour.
  28. Replies
    1,216
    Views
    99,629

    Quoting some old posts to add one more:...

    Quoting some old posts to add one more: www.firewoodhoardersclub.com/forums/

    Totally agree Hearth.com is great resource, tips picked up from there are too many to count.
  29. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    ^ I'll second what he said. The two main...

    ^ I'll second what he said.

    The two main points being "Method isn't your responsibility; your responsibility is to pay when the job is completed satisfactorily." and "did you accept that the...
  30. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    What they said! One of many the reasons you...

    What they said!

    One of many the reasons you use a GC is to eliminate problems like this. If your guy doesn't get that point then it's time to get tough with him.
  31. Thread: Georgia

    by Nobody Famous
    Replies
    29
    Views
    8,726

    Great pics, nice report. Have to ask about the...

    Great pics, nice report.

    Have to ask about the dogs 'causer I've heard this described before. Any thoughts why they cling to people, ... food, companionship, activity? Where they go for the...
  32. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,078

    Robot Vacuum Cleaners?

    Any opinions or reviews?

    Have been thinking about one for a living room/dining room with hardwood floors.

    The new, high end models have on board cameras presumably so when you're away from...
  33. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Tip: Hire a pro. There's an old story that gets...

    Tip: Hire a pro. There's an old story that gets repeated with variations along the way: A young couple buy an old house and decide to refinish the original hardwood floors. They ask around for...
  34. It'd be great if the guys at FreeRideSystems come...

    It'd be great if the guys at FreeRideSystems come up with some softshell pants, modeled after their hybrid softshell jackets.
  35. Replies
    60
    Views
    3,511

    Ask This Old House has a very nice way to remove...

    Ask This Old House has a very nice way to remove paint from hardware, watch from 6:44 to 10:10 in this video.
  36. Replies
    60
    Views
    3,511

    Just the opposite. Good painters always best...

    Just the opposite.

    Good painters always best the DIYers. Yet everyone thinks they can paint with the best of them. It's all about the prep work, few DIY-ers are even aware of this.
  37. Replies
    60
    Views
    3,511

    Executive summary of this thread so far: GF:...

    Executive summary of this thread so far:

    GF: Sure I'll help you paint your bathroom.
    Wife: I pick the colors you do the painting.

    You in a ski bar talking to a real painter: What's the secret...
  38. Replies
    79
    Views
    4,784

    Latest must have is a special brand of fire...

    Latest must have is a special brand of fire starter, Super Cedars, www.supercedar.com. Made of cedar wood shavings in wax, they burn very hot for about 25-30 minutes.

    For winter camping or a stay...
  39. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Looking at IRC Chap 32 Traps, all I see is the...

    Looking at IRC Chap 32 Traps, all I see is the minimum sizing by plumbing fixture, e.g., Clothes Washer Standpipe, 2 in., and number of fixtures per trap

    No mention of distance from fixture to...
  40. Replies
    19,487
    Views
    1,286,167

    Respiratory masks, if you had the foresight to...

    Respiratory masks, if you had the foresight to buy a truckload a week ago you could apply surge pricing, partner with doordash and make a nice profit.
  41. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Pedestal Sinks and drain traps

    Saw an interesting arrangement on a pedestal sink and thought, ok why not.

    Sink was in a half bath on a first floor. The hot, cold and drain came up through the floor, not horizontally out of a...
  42. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    He's a keeper! Most architects, IME, you'll...

    He's a keeper!

    Most architects, IME, you'll hear them grumble something along the lines of 'I don't get HVAC,' meaning how to size, calculate, specify etc. HVAC systems. They usually sub out...
  43. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    Cheap and Carrier are not usually associated with...

    Cheap and Carrier are not usually associated with each other like this.
  44. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    I'm not a fan. Reasons: They give you a false...

    I'm not a fan.

    Reasons: They give you a false sense of 'I don't ever have to check/look at/clean out the gutters,' even more so in the case when the down spout discharge is underground or not...
  45. Replies
    22
    Views
    930

    While we're on the topic, the tamper proof...

    While we're on the topic, the tamper proof receptacles, a.k.a, child proof outlets are not a good idea.

    In addition to them not working at the most inopportune moment -- not being able to push in...
  46. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,949

    Do wanna be gangstas with guns and attitudes...

    Do wanna be gangstas with guns and attitudes count? MountainCreek, NJ FTW!
  47. Replies
    55
    Views
    3,926

    Intellicast via direct ip address is still my go...

    Intellicast via direct ip address is still my go to source for live data.

    www.ventusky.com is a close backup. I note their snowcover map overlay is pretty accurate in New Egland and the northeast...
  48. This video is referenced on a lot of business...

    This video is referenced on a lot of business travel websites,

    IME you have two choices. A garment bag is one, look for a patagucci "burrito suiter" on craigs list (I might have one for sale if I...
  49. What ever happened to Schoeller and eVent fabric/textiles?

    You hardly hear about either of these anymore.

    When Cloudveil was still alive Schoeller was the greatest thing. 66 North, back when steep & cheap carried their stuff, was all in on eVent.
    ...
  50. Replies
    1,995
    Views
    128,727

    You love it, in a good way or a bad way? ... ...

    You love it, in a good way or a bad way? ... Good way meaning someone decided for you on the complete setup? Which of course may be all wrong?
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4