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Old 12-03-2010, 04:31 PM   #106
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Thanks. Well, guess whenever I go to Lowes I'll ask for professional help.

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Old 12-03-2010, 11:58 PM   #107
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Well, while I was doing a family emergency, I took part of black friday online and was able to grab 8 wooden faux blinds for $120 off JCPenney. Here is what my man cave looked like before and after.

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Old 01-11-2011, 04:33 PM   #108
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Can someone help me figure out what's wrong with my furnace? I've been told it's connected together with my AC unit, it has been blowing warm air, not blows just cold air.
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Old 01-11-2011, 05:11 PM   #109
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Thanks. Well, guess whenever I go to Lowes I'll ask for professional help.
Oh man, you're killing me here.....

Head on over to the HVAC section and ask the guys there about your furnace, if you haven't already.

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Old 01-11-2011, 10:56 PM   #110
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Oh man, you're killing me here.....

Head on over to the HVAC section and ask the guys there about your furnace, if you haven't already.

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No I haven't, friend and I determined it was electrical issue since all the wires are corroded. I'll be looking into buying a new HVAC after tax season.
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Old 01-30-2011, 10:44 PM   #111
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HVAC was fixed, called my realtor and only had to pay $60 for it to be fixed. They said my thermostat wasn't giving power to the unit, and then the breaker box outside for the unit was inoperable.

An oppertunity came up which allowed me to make some good tax free money and put a nice down payment to the house along with getting some projects completed, I volunteered to deploy and should be leaving very shortly. So, while I'm gone, I'll be doing research on the projects that my wife and I would like to have done to the house.

1: Wooden floors in living room + Hallway
2: Projector Home Theater in Living room
3: Backyard Deck
4: Front yard fencing (for the dogs)
5: Bigger backyard shed
6: Remodel kitchen

Everything will be DIY except for the kitchen remodeling. As for the projector home theater, does anyone recommend a good projector? We never use the living room, so it'll be mainly for movies when friends come over. We'll most likely get an 80" white screen and we'll need HDMI for Boxee or AppleTV (which ever one we get).

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Old 01-31-2011, 07:35 AM   #112
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I'm looking forward to seeing pictures of your progress when you get back home and back to work on the house.

Thank you for serving our country Dinggus.

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Thanks. Well had since I have quiet some time to get stuff done, and have a new friend who does house renovation to his own house, he motivated me to take down the wall in my kitchen so I can open the kitchen and dining room up. Here are some pictures, then all I have is a question about 2 things.

Here is the wall:


Here is what it looks like now:


Are these support beams? They are just two 2x4's put together.

This is the end of the wall near the opening to the kitchen and dining room.


This is the roof.
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I'd guess interior wall, not load-bearing.

What's up above that ceiling? That should tell you.

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I think above the ceiling is just plywood to keep the insulation from falling down. I haven't removed the boards out yet, don't want the ceiling falling down.
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I meant in the attic or upper floor. Rafters? Trusses?

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It's a non-functional attic, only thing up there is insulation.

Only picture I can show you of the attic is this:
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Once I get the word that those two 2x4's at the end of the wall and ceiling are not support beams, I will be able to rip them down.
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Got some advice from friends and dad, took the wall down.

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Anyone here electricians? We have 1 switch in the dining room that controls the dining room light. Near the frig, there was 2 switches that controlled the dining room light and the kitchen light, and near the car port door, there was 1 switch that controlled the kitchen light. I removed the 2 switches near the frig and now my dining room light nor my kitchen lights turn on. Can someone tell me what the issue is and how to fix it?

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