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Can a sister get some love?!

What in GODS name was I thinking..Oh I know..I have nothing better to do with my life so I'll take FIVE hours and finish my backsplash..sure! It's not done yet.. have a little more grout work around the plates and have to seal it. omg im tired
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Looks good. Fun? Satisfying?
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very nice...I have done lots of this kinda stuff in my life, and at this point I hire peeps to do it and I just stupidvise!!!


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Looks good...I've always said. If I want it done right I do it myself. In my younger years I did all the home repairs; built bench in garage, moved stairs in garage, tiled floors, hung 6 panel doors throughout the house, painted, wall papered walls, did all the plumbing, hung ceiling fans and lights, built a deck and a tree house for the kids....the list goes on and on. I even installed 2 new garage doors and a garage door opener. It is very rewarding when done and it looks so nice.
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Lucy, you know you're not supposed to take the tiles off that webbing, right?

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I can't believe you built a little kitchen in your car!! I understand you can get hot water from radiator so I guess you are using the windshield washer container with ice cubes for cold water? I never thought there was enough room for a whole kitchen in the car so I settled for a den.

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Looks nice, I love DIY projects around the house.
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Lucy, you know you're not supposed to take the tiles off that webbing, right?

Good job!
Had to, didn't leave enough space for the plates


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Beautiful! Tedious work but worth your time and effort when you tell someone you did it yourself!

...and we can't forget it also ups your homes value!


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As zillow sends me another email this morning telling me my home has depreciated yet once again .


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Nice work ! If your day job doesn't work out you can always lay tile. Now that's a high paying job !


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As zillow sends me another email this morning telling me my home has depreciated yet once again .
Zillow is NOT an accurate representation to the value of your home.


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Wireless LED's
2 levels of brightness
remote controlled
6 pucks but only needed 3
30 minute timer option as well

Now-what I want to know is what's the difference headlight wise from xenon and led? I would imagine that led is brighter no? if this is what I can expect from led headlights.. I need to get on the stick.. but I could be confused with light technology .. chime in please
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Love the lights! Just did granite and now need to select a backsplash.... one thing at a time - but I may need to do those lights first
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Get them from this guy.. quick shipper..

http://www.ebay.com/itm/LightMates-W...item23265b52d7


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..... Now-what I want to know is what's the difference headlight wise from xenon and led? I would imagine that led is brighter no? if this is what I can expect from led headlights.. I need to get on the stick.. but I could be confused with light technology .. chime in please
Xenon headlamp works like flourescent tubes or the compact fluorescent, energy-saving light bulbs. Large electric current initially to charge and light up the gas (Xenon in the case of headlamps), thereafter a small electric current to maintain the glow, hence the need for ballasts and electronic igniters.

LEDs are light emitting diodes, usually uses very little electric current to light them up. No need for ballasts or igniters.

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