I had one of these also. The same thing happened to mine. The switch just crumbled into pieces. It has a metal casing. I really liked how lightwei...
What project are you working on now?
I have completed many home projects. Some of the smaller projects were replacing light fixtures and new floors in my two bathrooms. The larger projects included 150ft cobblestone wall and a new exposed aggregate driveway. Currently I also have a DIY blog.Not as popular as Bob Vila, but it does pretty well. Check it out when you get a chance. www.fixupthishouse.com
What is your favorite tool?
My favorite tool is what ever tool will get the job finished with as little effort as possible. So...My favorite tool changes from project to project.
What's your favorite Bob Vila memory?
Watching Bob Vila was sort of a family thing.I remember back in my younger years, everybody would gather around the tube and watch This Old House with Bob Vila. No particular show comes to mind.My strongest memory is he was always working on some old huungus house up in Massachusetts.
I have found that it is best to shop around when it comes to power tools. It seems that hand tools are usually around the same price. I have gone...
I totally agree with all the answers posted. I would also strongly suggest seeking legal advice to see what your options are. The contractor was e...
I don't know what the codes are in San Diego. I would check with your local code enforcer. If you pulled a permit, I would think he would be around...
The 1st thing you should do is check with your local property code enforcer to see what the requirements are. They can tell you better about using...
I agree , I would rather use a cordless for all the ordinary stuff. Seems like I always trip over cords. I prefer electric for heavier work. Dewa...
Just curious, what's your preference on drills. electric or cordless? What is your favorite brand ? You prefer a smaller drill/driver or the la...
The contractor may be trying to cover himself. If he attaches a bullnose and it happens to come off causing an accident, he has a law suit on his h...
It sounds strange that there is a 1/4" difference on 2 cut edges but that's OK. Use a utility knife to bevel the high edge just enough to take the...
Could be a potential money pit. I agree with everyone else here. Have a professional take a look at it and proceed with caution. Thanks David
Kind of tough to tell what the problem is without seeing what it looks like. I suggest you call a plumber or a experienced handyman. If you need ...
I have heard of others having problems with materials from lumber liquidators. A 1" gap is a lot of shrinkage Are they willing to do anything to ...
Sounds like you have a real problem. Is the entire wall crackling, or just certain areas? I have never dealt with this. I suggest that you post th...
Ideally the screws should be into a stud, but this is not always possible. Here is a possible solution. Use a drywall knife to cut out the damaged...
I agree with danielleb. you should be ok. You could also leave a 2 or 3 inch gap between the cloth and the floor which would also help with the ai...
I agree with jcaption on both suggestions. The thing about this is if a contractor does this, there is no guarantee that all the watermarks or oth...
You could use a polyurethane to finish it off. It appears to be a natural finish (unstained). Thanks David
Sounds like you have quite a project going on.Laminate is usually attached using contact cement which is applied to both surfaces.After the glue dr...
First thing you want to do is turn off the water. It is tough to see in these pictures. Normally there is a cap on top (the little round area). Th...