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Discussion in 'New Roundtable' started by dachsie, Nov 3, 2017.

  1. fanatic

    fanatic Peace among worlds...

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    Exactly. My problem is, I never have any extra money. The wife and kids see to that.
     
  2. dachsie

    dachsie Freshman

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    I'm trying to save $400 by painting the ceiling. I still have a $2500 job for them
     
  3. Bayou Tiger

    Bayou Tiger Veteran Member

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    What kind of errors you talking about?
     
  4. dachsie

    dachsie Freshman

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    was that for me cause I don't understand the question. LOL
     
  5. shane0911

    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    So we have one of those Jacuzzi tubs. The center access panel has been off for months, maybe years hell I don't know.

    So I go to get my little girl out the other day and happen to notice the water, a lot of water under the tub. Great. So I stick my phone in there and take a few pictures and figure out which her is leaking.

    When I start taking the jet out I find out the pvc union / jet is cracked all to hell. Like in half. Turns out it was clogged with hair.

    Said it for years and now have proof, pressure will burst a pipe
     
  6. stevescookin

    stevescookin Certified Who Dat

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    Those tubs eventually leak...especially around the jets and drains.
     
  7. mctiger

    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    What kind of ceiling? We've been scraping the popcorn finish off our ceilings room by room, so we have a smooth finish. That's a job I'll gladly pay someone else to do; but once its smooth, painting it is not bad at all.
     
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    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    My parents put in a jacuzzi tub years ago. One December during a rare freeze, we went to visit my brother, 3 hours away. My younger brother and I came back separately from my parents, and found the pipe to the tub had broke in the freeze while we were away. Talk about a mess.
     
  9. Bayou Tiger

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  10. dachsie

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    Its not popcorn but textured. The roller brush is working well. The guys I hired say the texturing is unusual for both my walls and ceiling - never seen it before. Its pretty, but hard to match they said. The hard part for me is up and down the ladder - I am not great with heights but fortunately the ceiling if only 10ft so I can reach it easily. and I was near the counters the whole time on the ladder so had stability. The Speech pathologist I work with is going to help me with the Dining room.
     

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