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  0 Thread: Kitchens
Post: RE: Kitchens

One of my "opportunities" to make money starting in my early teens was helping my dad.  He painted houses and put up wallpaper.  I hated putting up wallpaper.  We got to be a pretty good team painting...
page2171 Home Improvement 22 1,243 03-03-2021, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: Furnace Question
Post: RE: Furnace Question

(01-28-2021, 01:21 PM)MauleSkinner Wrote: This is probably the most relevant IMO...we went through this a couple of years ago, and decided we wanted a little more money in the bank before we replace...
page2171 Home Improvement 21 1,494 01-28-2021, 10:07 PM
  0 Thread: Furnace Question
Post: RE: Furnace Question

(01-28-2021, 11:45 AM)Turner52 Wrote: Had to replace mine about a year ago. 12 years old but parts no longer available. Replaced a 85% eficient with a96%. $2400  30 miles north of Green Bay That...
page2171 Home Improvement 21 1,494 01-28-2021, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: Furnace Question
Post: RE: Furnace Question

(01-26-2021, 06:21 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: A new high efficiency furnace will be cheaper to operate if that helps sway you. $4000 to $5000 sounds pricey. How old is the A/C? Oh, and.. My s...
page2171 Home Improvement 21 1,494 01-26-2021, 06:01 PM
  0 Thread: Furnace Question
Post: RE: Furnace Question

(01-25-2021, 07:52 PM)daddo Wrote: I think 30 years is enough. Replace it. It has seen the children born and gone through college and now seeing the grand kids born. Give it a break.   :laugh: Pre...
page2171 Home Improvement 21 1,494 01-26-2021, 05:49 PM
  0 Thread: Furnace Question
Post: Furnace Question

When do you decide to replace a furnace rather than fix it?  I have a 28 year old Bryant natural gas furnace that the tech says needs a new heat exchanger.  Repair is $400 plus labor.  Replacement...
page2171 Home Improvement 21 1,494 01-25-2021, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Grill recommendation
Post: RE: Grill recommendation

I just got a Broil King that I really like.
page2171 Home Improvement 21 5,181 06-06-2020, 08:12 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone have an EGO Hedge Trimmer?
Post: RE: Anyone have an EGO Hedge Trimmer?

I have the EGO weed whacker and leaf blower.  Both highly recommended.
page2171 Home Improvement 7 2,185 03-12-2020, 05:36 PM
  0 Thread: things you find when you pull a toilet up
Post: RE: things you find when you pull a toilet up

(09-11-2018, 01:36 PM)K. L McReynolds Wrote: I win. Not a win I want to have, tho. HfH house, towards the end of my involvement. Was working as a paid punch list fixer, somehow most of the punch li...
page2171 Home Improvement 15 5,936 09-11-2018, 06:41 PM
  0 Thread: Battery-powered string trimmer...you have one?
Post: RE: Battery-powered string trimmer...you have one?

I got this 56V EGo trimmer from Home Depot a few months ago. No complaints yet. https://www.homedepot.com/p/EGO-POWER-15.../300993976
page2171 Home Improvement 22 6,693 08-04-2018, 04:04 PM
  0 Thread: Greene and Greene based table project
Post: RE: Greene and Greene based table project

Wow! Beautiful job!
page2171 Woodworking 11 3,901 06-07-2018, 08:26 PM
  0 Thread: What plastics does your town let you recycle?
Post: RE: What plastics does your town let you recycle?

Ours takes 1-7.  All of our recycling is co-mingled, I'm curious how it gets separated.
page2171 Home Improvement 13 4,520 06-05-2018, 07:32 PM
  0 Thread: walk behind mower
Post: RE: walk behind mower

I just got a Husqvarna LC 221RH self-propelled walk behind mower to mow my roughly 1/2 acre lot. I've only used it twice, but can't think of anything to complain about. It has a Honda motor, variable ...
page2171 Home Improvement 18 7,199 05-23-2018, 08:04 PM
  0 Thread: Glass Cook Top
Post: RE: Glass Cook Top

(04-05-2018, 09:00 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: I have some spots (ok a lot of spots) that I'm having quite a difficult time removing. Beyond the normal cleaning stuff on the shelves in the stores, what hav...
page2171 Home Improvement 21 7,786 04-18-2018, 08:23 PM
  0 Thread: Which Snowblower?
Post: RE: Which Snowblower?

Looking for a snowblower. Have a line on a used Craftsman 29" two stage with a 9hp motor. Seller says it is a couple of years old. Haven't gone to look at it yet, maybe have time to do that this weeke...
page2171 Home Improvement 67 29,565 04-06-2018, 07:18 PM
  0 Thread: Brush Cleaning
Post: RE: Brush Cleaning

(02-15-2018, 02:00 PM)Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: I didn’t see a brush spinner mentioned in this thread.  As a “former” painter, we always spun our brushes after each cleaning.  Then put it back i...
page2171 Finishing 14 6,568 02-18-2018, 03:45 PM
  0 Thread: New snow blower
Post: RE: New snow blower

(01-07-2018, 03:08 PM)Cecil Wrote: Unless you are on smooth ground, I would suggest replacing the skids on the MTD (Toro, Troy Built, etc) snowblower.  Where I am at, the ground heaves the sidewalk,...
page2171 Home Improvement 31 11,947 01-07-2018, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: Repair and Refinish Chairs
Post: RE: Repair and Refinish Chairs

(12-07-2017, 12:48 PM)BillinIN Wrote: I asked my wife what stain she wanted on the four I refurbished.  She said the same as the table.  I said, What table?  She said,  the one you're going to make ...
page2171 Woodworking 15 7,465 12-07-2017, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: Repair and Refinish Chairs
Post: RE: Repair and Refinish Chairs

(12-07-2017, 03:48 PM)Cooler Wrote: Are these valuable chairs?  Historically or personally important.   From the pictures they don't look particularly special.   If they are not special in any imp...
page2171 Woodworking 15 7,465 12-07-2017, 06:30 PM
  0 Thread: Rubio Monocoat
Post: RE: Rubio Monocoat

No idea, but welcome back!  You have been missed.
page2171 Finishing 14 8,640 12-05-2017, 10:06 PM

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