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Homeowner's Handyman Homegroup

A place to discuss, plan, vent, or listen about the difficulties or pleausures of homeownership and the handyman projects that you are accomplishing around your house. Perfect group for the do-it-yourselfer!

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Latest Activity: Jan 29

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What is the hardest project you've started?

Started by Michael Hill. Last reply by Rick Shelton Aug 15, 2012. 6 Replies

What is the hardest DIY project you've started (perhaps even finished)?I'm working on mine now which is to drywall the bottom 2 feet of my basement after it was ripped out due to mold problems. …Continue

Tags: mold, diy, drywall

Anyone doing anything interesting?

Started by Rick Shelton Jun 15, 2012. 0 Replies

I'm still working on my garage ceiling and now have to rebuild the front wall of my garage.  I'm also thinking about installing a French drain and sprinkler system in my yard and, possibly,…Continue

Completed DIY Projects - 2011

Started by Slacker. Last reply by terry sperling Dec 13, 2011. 6 Replies

What have you completed this year?  Post some pics and tell us about it.

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Comment by Orrbitron on December 13, 2011 at 12:19am

Need some advice on building a shed.  I'm reasonably intelligent, not afraid of work and can jury-rig the hell out of a project, but I've never built anything remotely structural (a lean-to in survival training doesn't count).  I've committed to building the stick building the thing from the ground up rather than using a kit mostly as a learning event.

Any advice from the group?

Thanks in advance,

-Orrbitron

Comment by Steve M on April 21, 2011 at 2:15pm

Hi all,

I just did the stupidest thing.  We had a slab leak. The plumbers and I chose to take the hot water line over head in the attic until they could tie into the line under the pier-and-beam portion of my house.  As I was removing junk from the top shelf of a cabinet, I fell and am now at home for 5-7 days because I fractured several ribs.  Smart move huh?

Comment by Daniel Jarstfer on January 26, 2011 at 9:21pm
I've been busy for a couple of weeks remodeling my daughter's room. The house is 80 years old and has presented a few challenges. That is the type of work I enjoy most. I like the problem solving aspect of remodeling & renovating. We removed the old chimney from the house about three years ago. This permitted the expansion of the downstairs bathroom. And now, I have grabbed an extra foot to use in making a decent sized closet in my daughter's room. I am re-utilizing a set of bi-fold doors that I took out of my son's house about 7 years ago. This has kept the cost low.
Comment by Tall Bill Blakely on July 30, 2010 at 8:07pm
Hardest Project is drywall work. Those guys really earn their funds & as you can see from my pic, bending over to do the lowest two feet would not be possible with me. Maybe by the gal I'm with...
Comment by Sasha on April 11, 2010 at 11:53pm
I've been forgetting to post my house stuff here. Been working on leveling cement floors and laying tile this weekend. A couple of the guys left suggestions on my thread about the big hole in the floor and by golly THANKS GUYS. I got a pint of premix patch and that did the job right quick.
 

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