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This is the place for members of the I-Hub community to exchange ideas, links and information on taking care on one of our biggest investments, our homes.

Ideal subjects are maintenance, renovating, repair, gardening, landscaping and anything else dealing with the home.

Your expertise, experience or opinion is valued here to help us perform a service.
" Neighbors helping neighbors "

Any ideas for the site or if you have an interesting link, feel free to post it or send me a PM.


Thanks to excel & broderick_s for helping put this thing together. ~ shao

    

Remodeling Links
Before starting your home improvement find out how many new options are availble for you now.
http://directory.qualifiedremodeler.com/
See post # 940 http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=684568
http://www.dirtcheapbuilder.com/quliplwa.html
Flooring
http://www.floorstransformed.com/index.html
Tile, Marble, Stone, Granite, Quartz, Corian
http://www.thetiledoctor.com/repair/replacetile.cfm
http://floorstransformed.com/
http://www.dixiestone.com/
http://www.scrapbookscrapbook.com/DAC-ART/kitchen-countertops.html
http://www.marblemaster.com/granite/granite_slab/index.html
http://www.kitchenworks.com/corian.html
Electrical
http://members.tripod.com/~masterslic/electritian.html
Ducts- Heat loss
http://www.energystar.gov/ia/products/heat_cool/ducts/DuctSealingBrochure04.pdf
http://www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/keep_heat_in/
Home Improvement Encyclopedia
http://www.bhg.com/bhg/category.jhtml?catref=cat10002
Insulation
http://www.polyurethane.org/
http://www.superliteblock.com/ntegra.htm
Plumbing

https://www.familyhandyman.com/plumbing/plumbing-tricks-of-the-trade-for-weekend-plumbers/view-all/
http://www.theplumber.com/faq.html
http://www.plumbingsupply.com/index.html
Landscape links
See post # 267 http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=258812
Pressure Washing Tips
http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=834846
Roofs
http://www.andek.com/
Garden Help
http://houseandhome.msn.com/Library/GardenLibrary.aspx
http://www.thegardenhelper.com/
Wood Rot
http://www.taunton.com/finehomebuilding/pages/h00133.asp
http://outfittersparadise.com/s/Marine_Sealants/Boatlife_Git_Rot_Kit_Quart_13094563.htm

Wood Stoves to Gas

http://www.chimneysweeponline.com/library.htm
Lighting, Home Security, Theater, Smart Home Products
http://smarthome.com/
Log Home links
See post # 271 http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=258994
Also - http://www.precisioncraft.com/
Solar
See post # 941 http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=684590
http://www.susdesign.com/overhang/index.html
Appliance Repair
http://www.repairclinic.com/0001.asp
http://www.pcappliancerepair.com/index.html
Useful material calculators
Concrete-- http://www.concretenetwork.com/concrete/howmuch/calculator.htm
Pavers--http://www.morrisbrick.com/hr_materialcalculator_paver.htm
Home building--http://www.building-cost.net/
http://www.contractors.com/cost_estimator/free_estimates.html
Wood Working
http://www.joewoodworker.com/
http://www.taunton.com/finewoodworking/
Wood workshop setup information.
http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=647032
Home owners, self help site.
http://www.misterfix-it.com/CommProbSimpSol.cfm
Habitat for Humanity website
http://www.habitat.org/
http://www.habitat.org/env/restores.aspx
Be sure to visit the Gardening and Landscaping (plant) board.
http://www.investorshub.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=611

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#12479  Sticky Note Have you tested your GFCI protected outlet lately? BullNBear52 09/16/17 11:37:26 AM
#11810  Sticky Note How to cut the cord. Thanks to Excel. BullNBear52 04/24/16 04:01:27 PM
#10559  Sticky Note Good reminder to share this info for everyone............... excel 09/22/12 02:40:54 PM
#12494   That was a close one kk. Congrats... Bull_Dolphin 10/14/17 04:01:28 PM
#12493   At work today. Going in person to their excel 10/05/17 12:18:45 PM
#12492   That's outrageous, Excel. Trueheart 10/05/17 10:19:46 AM
#12491   If you have an account at Home RIP excel 10/04/17 11:26:13 PM
#12490   So that's what brought them out. Did you confess? Trueheart 09/26/17 10:50:27 PM
#12489   LOL, went to meet neighbor outside and here Flobewan 09/21/17 07:30:33 PM
#12488   Boy that song gave us so many things Trueheart 09/17/17 12:05:14 AM
#12487   Thanks, I did not use the gold metallic Flobewan 09/16/17 10:04:54 PM
#12486   That looks like a million dollars, Flo. Using Trueheart 09/16/17 09:35:25 PM
#12485   Check out the difference. The top hinge Flobewan 09/16/17 04:07:47 PM
#12484   Thanks. The new ones have an LED light BullNBear52 09/16/17 12:17:13 PM
#12483   I put your post up as a sticky. excel 09/16/17 12:04:07 PM
#12482   That's a good idea. Peace of mind is priceless. excel 09/16/17 12:02:09 PM
#12481   I ended up replacing them all since they BullNBear52 09/16/17 11:57:14 AM
#12480   WOW! Your family and homeowners insurance should be excel 09/16/17 11:41:40 AM
#12479   Have you tested your GFCI protected outlet lately? BullNBear52 09/16/17 11:37:26 AM
#12478   LOL! You probably right. excel 09/16/17 11:28:36 AM
#12477   Like most good sarcasm, the answer is BOTH! pos_stock_hoarder 09/16/17 11:22:23 AM
#12476   When I read that sig I get confused excel 09/16/17 11:21:52 AM
#12475   :-) Good siggy you got there! pos_stock_hoarder 09/16/17 11:19:24 AM
#12474   Which cave did I leave my tool in? excel 09/16/17 11:12:02 AM
#12473   " LOL " .. !! SkeBallLarry 09/16/17 09:34:30 AM
#12472   https://www.arcamax.com/newspics/cache/lw600/156/15619/1561918.jpg pos_stock_hoarder 09/16/17 09:31:32 AM
#12471   That should work well and give you great Trueheart 09/13/17 07:16:31 PM
#12470   I'm using the clear acrylic spray Flobewan 09/13/17 05:42:37 PM
#12469   Hey, Flo, Trueheart 09/13/17 04:48:38 PM
#12468   Update on my adventures in brass hinge cleaning, Flobewan 09/13/17 11:02:37 AM
#12467   I still think it is a work in BullNBear52 09/09/17 07:33:18 PM
#12466   I was thinking bathtub blockage for plunger, for swampboots 09/09/17 07:20:51 PM
#12465   Flo, so you got side tracked. I Trueheart 09/09/17 06:30:59 PM
#12464   A plunger usually works and I think it BullNBear52 09/09/17 06:15:42 PM
#12463   Well done.....I may have same luck if I swampboots 09/09/17 05:37:34 PM
#12462   Never have had that happen. excel 09/09/17 05:22:49 PM
#12461   I'll keep you posted, may not get to Flobewan 09/09/17 04:11:56 PM
#12460   The silicone should hold the weatherstrips well once Trueheart 09/09/17 04:04:12 PM
#12459   Just got back from HD, they don't have Flobewan 09/09/17 03:50:33 PM
#12458   Flo, did you talk with the hardware person Trueheart 09/09/17 03:11:35 PM
#12457   Weatherstripping not going well. I guess I Flobewan 09/09/17 02:04:48 PM
#12456   Anyone using ductless heat pumps for heat & AC? Homebrew 09/09/17 12:03:08 PM
#12455   I have done 100's of bowls, and tremble swampboots 09/09/17 11:49:03 AM
#12454   Good luck on your weatherstripping project. That Trueheart 09/09/17 11:11:35 AM
#12453   Good stuff for sure. Gonna make a Flobewan 09/09/17 10:03:18 AM
#12452   Flo, I saw your post about the BLT Trueheart 09/08/17 11:24:23 PM
#12451   Added link to i=box. TY. excel 09/08/17 10:57:28 PM
#12450   I like that idea as well. BullNBear52 09/08/17 05:39:10 PM
#12449   Thanks for posting the info. Trueheart 09/08/17 04:40:12 PM
#12448   Piggyback valve, not value. swampboots 09/08/17 03:23:56 PM
#12447   Got to get an extra "piggyback value": swampboots 09/08/17 01:39:11 PM
#12446   Flood proofing basement: think it is almost impossible swampboots 08/28/17 09:58:45 AM
#12445   You're welcome. Looking forward to your input! Trueheart 08/14/17 10:53:55 AM
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