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Kim, that's Great !!! Another item checked off the To Do List !



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10/4/14 4:12 A

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carpet installed Monday!!!

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I seem to have lost this thread somehow, I hate that when it happens!!

Everybody sounds really busy. Nothing much on here at the moment, I have still got seedlings to plant and somewhere in the fullness of time I'll get my shelves put up in the shed so I can get stuff off the floor.

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Everything will be Beautiful when you're finished !!!
It's great you are doing all of this yourselves...
Can you imagine what it would have cost if you had hired someone !!!???? YIKES !!!

I finally got one of my bargain arbor arch put in and a clematis planted on one side.
Now all I need is some good soil put around it so I can plant some bulbs and plants around it, and put down pavers or slabs as a walk way thru the center. (it has gates on it)....

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9/30/14 3:16 A

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we just about have dd moved back to her room. We have much to do but getting there! Cant wait to be done! Just cant wait! Winter will be a break for us!

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9/27/14 8:23 A

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The porch still isn't completed, but I think we have all the materials we need now. DH started putting the insulation up this week. Almost done with the ceiling. I should take a before and after picture, but it is such a mess now, don't think I will! LOL

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9/26/14 4:52 A

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got my solar lights for the yard yesterday cant wait for hubs to put them in. He is a perfectionist so they must be staked in the ground to his standards and you know I wouldnt do good enough! lol

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9/17/14 5:39 A

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just about finished with one room and now looking to get the trim in it to go on to the next room!

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8/26/14 11:00 A

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really because hubs keeps adding things he wants to do. Now he has decided that the closet doors should be painted too. Oh and he also wants to buy new doors for the 2 bedrooms upstairs. It will never end, will it?

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8/26/14 10:58 A

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tomorrow came and went and ceiling fan didn't get up. He said he wanted to wait until he was completely done painting so that if something splashed he wouldnt have to worry! ugh! I feel like this rather one room simple redo is taking forever!!!!

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8/24/14 9:10 A

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got the new ceiling fan! hubs will put it up tomorrow....knock on wood! and I got her comforter set ordered too!

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8/23/14 2:31 A

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hi Caiti we too are doing some minor remodel. Our focus right now is on 2 bedrooms and their closets and the hallway. We are in the throws of painting now and as soon as it is finished he will do the trim new baseboards and light covers. Then we have carpet scheduled for September 15 but if that doesnt work we will have to push it back. Because we want all the painting finished before the new carpet goes in! that is a must!

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emoticon I'm Caiti. I just joined this team. My husband and I have been remodeling for the past three years when we have the time. I'm always looking for ideas! We are working on our bathroom at this time; wound up having to gut the entire thing down to the outside shingles!! It's coming along though and going to be lovely!

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today is a work on painting day!

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8/14/14 1:48 A

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moved inside for a new project. Painting and re carpeting the upper floor of the home. dread!

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Hi all
Gemini-Sky, I did decide to go light for the hallway. A just off white bright barely blue. I'll be picking up the paint this weekend. I have a very red bathroom that I love! but it does get a lot of light naturally and I know the hallway doesn't.
Kim22211, the patio is a big project. My husband had a friend help out on that about 5 years ago and it took a lot of time.
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well it looks as though we might be killing 2 birds with one stone. We are going to try to redo daughters bedroom for her birthday. I don't know how far the budget will take us on it nor how committed hubs will stay. He has 2 weeks. Last night we bought the ceiling paint to start there.Picked out wall colors as well. I ordered her a decal she wanted for her walls too. But as far as getting it all done in a timely fashion is really going to depend on hubs and how productive he will be! fingers crossed!

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7/31/14 6:26 A

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Hi Deanna and Welcome to the Team !!!
I like darker colors but after painting my hallways a deep reddish brown (awesome color) I had to repaint it as I always had to turn the hall light on, even during the day.
I repainted it a light whitish green and it is lovely !

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hi Deanna welcome. Sounds like a bunch of neat things you are doing. Right now, we are not doing much since we just finished the enclose back patio. Budget must be made!

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Hi, I'm new to the team. I have a lot of projects around the house and outside. I've recently re-covered my kitchen table chairs and I think I will have to do them again because the color is not quite right for the table. I have curtains that are in progress, bright flowers that I love. I've done many projects around the house myself like painting and sanding sill and walls. I'm getting ready to paint the upstairs hallway. Looking for ideas for hallway colors and for different projects around the house.

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i want my walls yellow then going to paint my table white with the chairs multi colored one red one yellow a blue maybe even an orange , I love bright colors !!

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Hi Terri Lynn. What color are you going with? I painted my kitchen last year. I went with a deep purple. lol! I know it sounds crazy but it has this tuscan feel to it and I like it. I change often so who knows what I will end up with!

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Hello my name is Terri Lynn and my house is always a work in progress my next project is to re do my Kitchen and make it more bright and cheerful with lots of color !!

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I've been working outside all morning. . . . it's warm but there's a great breeze to keep it cool.

So far, I've made a filter for the small pond, weeded the flower garden and cleared a spot for DH to place 2 tree stump planters in the shade garden. Oh, and Bad Leroy Brown took me for a walk earlier.

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The other day we got our first little bitty batch of red tomatoes. Hubs and I both ate one. They taste yummy but were a bit "tough". Did I pull them too soon? I may have been a little over zealous! I saw red and jumped on them! This is my first time so I really dont know what I am doing!

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today I saw Kmart had their plants 75% off. I was on a mission and didn't have time to look but wow! That was a good deal!

Tomatoes are moving right along wonderfully too! Should have more than I ever wanted by next week!

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I'm like a bad penny....I keep showing up ! So I'm back to sparking and trying a different way of eating...anything to get this flippin' weight off This Year!. I'm back into my garden. I finally got my sweet "Old Blue" Ranger running again so I've been pruning and hauling that stuff off and I've brought in two pickups of topsoil, got some gravel delivered, and this weekend, I'm digging some fence post holes so that I can get some privacy from some unruly new neighbors. I'm re- routing garden paths and digging up perennials that have buttercup growing in them. I also bought paint for two rooms and one side of the house. So. I better be burning up some calories and gettin' my Garden Groove On.

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Hello everyone. I live in North FL, and am presently gardening at my temporary home and at a community garden nearby. I love frugal gardening and DIY decorating! I actually walk around on the night before trash pickup looking for things others have tossed out that I can use for my house and gardens, and I've found some awesome stuff! I'm moving to a new place in August, and I live in a college town, and a ton of great stuff gets tossed when the students leave. I don't have a car, so I'm renting a pickup truck from U-Haul and going around curb shopping and dumpster diving for stuff for my new apartment. I furnished an entire house for only $150 doing freecycle and Craigslist once. Most of that stuff is gone, but there is much more out there to be had, so I'm always on the hunt. I love to grow from seeds and cuttings and swap seeds. There is just something about knowing that your plants came from a friend.

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On Tuesday we celebrated our 42nd anniversary. While we were out, we picked up an heirloom tomato plant at K Mart. Since we never got our garden tilled -- tiller still being worked on -- we will not be able to have much of a garden this year. DH put the plant in a place where the plow dug up the yard in the winter. He made the whole a little deeper, put the plant in, and put a wire around it. Hoping we have great luck with it. DH says he will make some kind of a box and put potting soil and fertilizer in put some plants in. Oh, well, last year the garden did not do too well anyway. So, maybe smaller will be better this year. Hope everyone else is gardening w/o hitches.

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I'm trying to plant and grow a bunch of my own vegetables in my yard this year. Any tips for small yards or people just starting out? I decided to try corn, carrots, cauliflower, zucchini and cucumbers for the first time. Will probably use up all of my yard with those.

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I spotted an article the other day about curb appeal, I'll see if I can find it and post it

Aha I found it this is one of a few I've seen, I don't know if it helps but it's worth a look

www.bhg.com/home-improvement/exterio
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Not sure if I mentioned this before, but we found some paint in the basement and it turns out that it is the exterior paint for all the trim we needed for the house! I am so excited to have found it and hubs has been using it and it is working perfect! Really looking so much better as far as curb appeal. This has been a goal of ours to get a better curb appeal. We started with trimming the giant tree in the front that needed it so bad!! What a difference things like that make!

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thank you I will check that link and see what I can find! thanks so much!

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Phew that drop from the french door sounds dangerous. No sleepwalking for anyone in the house I hope?

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Hello ^.^

Its awesome to see so many DIYers out here. I am just coming up on my 1st wedding anniversary. In October we finally managed to move into our long term (as we can afford to work on it) home, which looks like a 2 story barn. So many things had still to be finished. I finally managed to complete the insulation - mudding- painting in the living area and I am currently working on getting the master bedroom covered in drywall and ready to paint. On the downside, I'm still doing dishes out of my tub, I have nothing but OSB for flooring, no counter tops, and a french door that leads to a hearty drop. I'll let you know when I manage to get things turned around.

Anyway, Good to be here.


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Kim do you have a ReStore...Habitat for Humanity store near you...you might check with them and see if you can find tile there for an inexpensive price.
www.re-store.com/locator
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Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Habitat for Humanity ReStores are proudly owned and operated by local Habitat for Humanity affiliates, and proceeds are used to build homes, community, and hope locally and around the world.

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I've got so many things to do outside that requires digging etc, but I just had a cortisone shot in my shoulder for bursitis (yet again) and this time I'm giving it ample time to repair and help the bursitis to heal properly.

So much to do and I'm not able to do it, I've actually thought about hiring someone to do some of the heavy stuff outside.

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screen room almost done! I am also excited about the nice weather. Due to over budget costs (of course!) I am not going to be able to tile the floor real soon so I am looking into painting a "rug" on the concrete. Has anyone ever done this? pointers? advice? yay or nay?

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Excited for the better weather. Spent the weekend gardening at our rental unit, planting new flowers and a tree. We have a garden box started, but the ground has been flooded. Good news is, my neighbor told me it'll drain out. We elevated the box, but that means we need to put more sand in the box for drainage... So guess what I've been shoveling all weekend?! I'm hoping this last trip will be enough so I can start layering the manure, and get the plants in the ground!

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thank you both for the info. i know that we have watched that love it or list it show and poor Hillary has to go to the clients all the time with "changes" so I guess I get it. I am just really really ready to be done and over with! He said originally 7-10 days and this is day 8 so we are getting really close. I hope that the fans get here before he is done so he can put them up. That was included in the price but I had to order them so hubs may be putting them up! But I bet I won't get a cut in the cost! lol It is my fault for not having them here, I know. No biggie. Hubs has done a ton of them before so he knows what he is doing! I will post some pics if you are interested in seeing the final thing!
Oh, and the little birds nest that was out there that had to go bye bye...the birds are building a new one! yay! I think it is really cool!

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bluebirds, wrens and cardinals are back nesting in our trees
extras like wood rot or other additions you make be it an outlet, light or different type of wood or siding that you add or needs to be addressed after a quote are indeed added on. There is no way a contractor can foresee wood rot until he gets into a job.

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I don't know what to say, but I've always said that if you feel you are being taken for a ride, you should check to make sure you aren't.

I reckon if they have given you a quote and you and he have agreed on it, that is what you pay. I don't see why you have to pay for "add ons" after the quote has been made. If you are of a mind to pay him, check and see and try to obtain a "ball park" figure yourself and see if it's reasonable. Personally I wouldn't pay for extras tacked on after the job had been quoted on.

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HI all. We are well on the way to having the patio screened all in and covered. It should be done by Monday or Tuesday at the latest. It is hubs and mine first renovation together and using a contractor. You sure learn a lot about what you will do "the next time". I wonder if any one on here has done some work that had a bid and can tell me if what we are going through is normal. It seems to me that there are little things here and there that are getting tacked on. Like unexpected type things. There was some wood rot under the window and so he is going to have to remove the window and replace the piece of wood, so that added on more costs as far as labor. I ignorantly, I guess, thought that they would come in, give us a total price and that is what it is and will be. This is a sickening thing because hubs and I are having to already come off some of this with our own $ because insurance really didn't do us right at all! We had lost the first one from a snow storm. I hope this makes sense and someone can relate and possibly reassure me that we are not getting "taken"!

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How great is it for you to be just starting out with the good weather, we are edging towards Winter here in Australia, I really don't like Winter. I've still got plenty in the gardens, but I'd love the warm weather back again

I've been tossing up whether on not to get double glazed windows, we don't get it really cold here but cold enough and Summer can be extremely hot, I think they would be a good idea


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Excited for this spring/summer - so much to do!

We're currently renovating one unit we rent out, and cleaning another. Third unit is on hold - with extensive renovations pending.

We moved in January to our new place, and are currently working on cleaning the yard and planting our vegetable garden - a beautiful, huge yard! We painted the dining and living room, leaving the window trim and the upstairs to be done. Unpacking is still in progress :-p

Happy May, everyone!

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Yep genes can line you up to all sorts of crap.

Well I had my third cortisone shot in my shoulder, I hope this can permanently stop this rotten bursitis.

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I agree, Sleep Apnea is not caused by being overweight...aggravated by it perhaps but not caused by it. Just as people can have diabetes and not know it there are many people out there who have sleep apnea and don't know it. My dh is going to have a sleep study soon to see if he has it and he is not overweight at all and very active. You are right...the luck of the genes plays a goodly part in who gets what in the family and what gets passed down.

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Not necessarily my brother is of excellent weight and he's the only one that suffers. I, on the other hand, could stand to lose half a person and I don't suffer. Like everything in life it's the number of the draw, I'm afraid my brother got the worst number in a lot of things. Genetics play a big part in this and many diseases.

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Thx Jules...That sure was a lot of reading but now I get it...
Tho there are so many reasons for Sleep Apnea, but it seems that excess weight is the underlying reason.
I better get walking !!!!


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Patti, Sleep Apnea is where the soft palate at the back of your throat closes when you are sleeping and cuts off your air, causing the breathing and the heart to stop. Most people recover and their breathing and heart kick back in, but some people can die from it. I have a friend in another of my teams whose husband died because his heart just didn't start again. It can also cause many problems with other body parts, but it's very hard on the heart. Usually it's a common thing with people who snore.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep_apnea

The above link will give you an idea of what it is

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I don't know anything about Cpap machines...But I think it's great that there is something out there that can help with your sleeping...
Why would a person need a Cpap machine? What is Sleep Apnea ?


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Ah, my brothers is a Fisher & Paykel ICON Auto. It's got the filter at the back but it's stuck pretty good in there, no chance of it popping out. He hates the thing really, every night he says "I hate this bloody thing", it helps his sleep apnea and it has helped his heart function a little bit, but he still hates it.

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I have a Phillips Respronics System One c-pap machine with heater. On the back of the cpap machine is the opening for the heap filter and the charcoal foam filter...prior to my using the rubber band the machine would spit out both filters during the night. I had checked at the clinic and all they said was to add tape to the sides to keep the filters in. I think my fix is better.

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