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Closet layout design [closed]

I have some closets with irregular shape, and would like to install shelves in them. Here are my layout plans, but I don't thnk the space is utilized well. Any suggestions are welcome.
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Mini Split with Central AC

Is it possible/efficient to have One mini split unit in the living room and remove all the ducts in that room to then have the central AC only cool bedrooms?
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Does a bedroom without ventilation violate code?

I have a bedroom that has no heat/air vent. The room is approximately 120 square feet. Is this a code violation (I live in Utah) and how necessary is it for me to have at least one vent?
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Proper Ventilation of a Wet Crawlspace

I moved into a renal house and afterward noticed my closet smells musty and damp. Ventilation of the crawl space under an exterior concrete stair is provided by a single screened vent on the exterior ...
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How can I conveniently soundproof a bedroom window? [duplicate]

Does anyone have an inexpensive way to “soundproof” a bedroom window that doesn’t require lots of installation? I’ve read about different techniques like acoustic foam/panels/blankets, but some people ...
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How do I fix this solid wood bedroom door and frame?

I think* I bought all the stuff I need to fix it, I just don’t know how. Sorry I wasn’t more specific the first time, but I’m confused about how to fill in the missing wood with the wood filler ...
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Why will my basement room be one temperature all day but then will be different overnight?

My bedroom is in the basement of the house, as that is where the master is. All day the temperature will be 66-67 degrees. When my husband and I go to bed at night, it will increase to 70-71 ...
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How to remove this from bed frame corner

How do I remove these bolts from corner of bedframe?
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What is a good wood type and thickness for cheap bed slats?

I have a queen size IKEA bed frame that I want to make slats for as I don't like the curved LUROY slats that they come with. My father previously made bed slats for a single sized bed from 10 or so 2&...
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Replacing older interior doors

Recently bought an older house that's been well maintained. But, the four bedroom doors sag on their hinges and rub against the frame, making them hard to close. Most have gaps on the bottom of 1/2 ...
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Are there any reasons to not remove air vents through an exterior bedroom wall?

[August update] Just wanted to add that all my windows have "micro-ventilation" - either by design or simply because they are old and have gaps. So essentially, there is always some air ...
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What order to re-decorate bedroom

I'm looking at completely re-decorating the main bedroom in my house - some of it I'd like to do myself and some I'm planning to get tradesmen in to help speed things up. That said, I've never really ...
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Master bedroom is unbearably hot and stuffy - what do I do?

My master bedroom leaves me SO STUFFY every morning. I wake up feeling like I have a cold. The room sits at the top of the stairs on the second floor, directly across from the foyer. There is a large ...
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Interior Brick Wall: normal discolouration or mold

I live in an apartment. Do you think the black stains are normal discoloration or mold? We have to spray bleach/water mix on our bathroom ceiling because the porous concrete ceiling easily grows mold.
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Area around thw screw of our new toddler bed broke off, shows black blotches inside! Is this harmful or just iron staining? Please help

We just recently got a toddler bed and while assembling, a chunk of wood fell off and showed black discoloration inside near the screw area. Is this normal or is this harmful? I am worried since my ...
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Bed frame corner piece snapped - how to remove remaining plastic?

Please help me figure out how to get the remaining plastic out of the bed rail? The corner snapped and I ordered a new corner part but need the remaining plastic gone
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Concrete legs for sound-proofing bed

I'm currently living on an apartment where: The noise insulation is quite good, BUT You can 'feel' the steps on the apartment underneath, as , I guess, they vibration gets transmitted through the ...
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Bed frame no longer holding

Is there a way to fix this? Every time I tighten the bolts with an hour wrench it becomes undone. I just noticed that it is very loose now.
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Is this mould on my bed frames?

There is no spread or other visible marks surrounding the bed, but these white spots are scattered around most of the frame. Is it mould?
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Running electrical wires along thin studs

I have a wall where there is concrete, a 1.5” thick stud, and then 0.5” thick drywall. It seems like the studs are only to screw the drywall in and are non-structural. So from the face of my drywall ...
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Comfee dehumidifier creating a weird toxic smell

Recently bought a new Comfee Dehumidifier MDDF-16DEN7 WF and turned it on in a relatively small bedroom. Even though it dropped the humidity from average of 90 to 60, it left a weird smell in the air ...
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How to fix this crack in the outside corner of my ceiling

This ceiling corner in my bedroom is sagging down. I saw that it’s tearing up from one end and looks like something was put in there to make the edges curved and is getting loose from there. What is ...
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Green spots on wood. Is this mold? (pallet bed)

I've noticed greenish spots on my pallet bed. Is this mold or just some strange colouring? There's no visible spores or "dust", but the mattress was right on top of that, so maybe there was ...
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Connecting 2 VESA adapters together to support 1 monitor arm

I need to work from my bed and I bought this monitor arm to hold my laptop (I need to work lying down, I can't sit). The problem is that the clamp won't work well with my nightstand, the setup is too ...
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Blocking remaining light from bedroom curtains

How can I block the light that gets through the outskirts of my bedroom curtains? See image below. Note I am renting in an apartment so I can't do anything permanent.
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How can I reinforce the bed frame to support freestanding bedposts?

Problem We inherited (parts of) a brass bedframe from my spouse's grandparents. We bought a new mattress which came with a modern bedframe of metal rails. The brass headboard has two 6.5' bedposts ...
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At what height should I install my (coat) rack? [closed]

I'm planning to install a coat rack on the right side of my bedroom closet, at the place marked with *: +----------------+ | | | | | | | | | ...
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Boxspring fitting on an antique 4 poster bed

I just put my four poster bed back together after many years and the boxspring lip is sitting on top of the side rails but I feel that it is supposed to go down inside the side rails and sit on the ...
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How can I repair deep flaking on a 1930s wall?

the walls of my room are bumpy and have some tears in the outer layer. Is this drywall or could it be plaster and lath? And if drywall, do I have to change the whole walls or just the bumpy batches? ...
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What is this fibrous panel on my ceiling?

From grandmas old house, can it be a dangerous material like asbestos? She used it as a pin board. Don’t know from when, can be 60s. Inside is soft, I can easily pick a piece with my fingers, outside ...
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Can I run a flexible cord between a ceiling-mounted LED light and wall outlet?

I am planning to add a ceiling-mounted light in one of the corners of a bedroom. Unfortunately, the only power source I could find is from a wall outlet. I do not want to get into the trouble of ...
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Looking for door ideas for a condo bedroom - tricky wall set up

I will be moving into a condo soon and I know to make sure everything I am doing as far as renovating, is up to code with the HOA. However, I wanted to ask the internet for ideas/pointers since this ...
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How to attach a headboard to my bedspring? [closed]

I bought a headboard that looks like this : I want to attach it to a bedspring that looks like this: The headboard and box spring are both single bed size from different bed sets. The headboard isn'...
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Fibrous, crumbling papery material falling off old mattress — what is it? Asbestos?

I’ve got a bed/mattress about 40 years old in my spare bedroom in Sweden. The bottom of the mattress is covered in this fibrous paper that has started to crumble on to the floor. It turns in to dust ...
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Blackish Stains on bedframe slats

I was in the process of disassembling my bed for an impending move, when I noticed some blackish stains on the bed slats. Wondering what they are. Is it salvageable or should I throw it out ...
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Putting a mirror on the inside of a wardrobe door

How can I put a mirror on the inside of a wardrobe if the shelves come all the way to the door?
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Is too many rooms on one breaker a bad thing when selling a house?

I'm asking about my parents brick single family home that we are the original owners from around the late 50s. We were planning to sell the house and had the village come in to see what might need to ...
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Bracing a broken bedframe

I have an Ikea bed made from some type of particle board. As shown below, the main rail running on one side from the head to the foot of the bed has cracked. Of course, the usual advice for such "...
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Coordinating a bathroom/bedroom update project...what's the order?

I am trying to plan my bathroom/bedroom update. I will be doing the following: New luxury vinyl plank for both rooms (they are connecting). Painting in both rooms. New trim and doors both rooms. ...
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Should additional bed slats fit over or around the existing spacer blocks?

There are 10 slats (~108cm length, ~9cm width, ~3.5cm thickness) on my bed right now spaced at ~11.2cm. Unfortunately, these slats are spaced too far apart and will void my hybrid (pocket spring with ...
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Lights don’t work after installing single pole switch

I have one black wire and one red wire in a bedroom switch.I connected the black to line (bottom screw) and red to load (top screw). Bedroom ceiling light and bedroom closet light don’t turn on. All ...
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Needs to fix this bed, this lock is keep on turning, did not tighten up, can anybody guide me?

I was trying to fix this lock but its not working, out of four one was intact and it locks right away, I am looking for new locks or to fix old locks.
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Does the amount of light Blackout Curtains allow in reflect on its heat reflecting capabilities?

I bought some panels from the store today as my room upstairs lets in so much heat during the Summer. Previously I had a Tan colored curtain up for years that was 100% Polyester on the Face and the ...
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Clean sticker paper residue off of a wall

This problem is on a wall in my bedroom. I used to have a A3 paper sized photo stickers on my wall. After a year or so I tried to remove the sticker from the wall and it left lots of sticker paper ...
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Why does water accumulate on the hardwood floors in my 1930 home?

My home was build 1930 and nothing has been updated. In my downstairs bedroom under anything that sits on the floor from my bed, night stands, dog crate, and other things the floors will puddle with ...
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How do I make light blue paint more interesting? [closed]

My room has a very dull blue paint that causes boredom. I was looking for ways I could liven it up a bit.
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Can I add a socket to my boiler power circuit?

I would like to add a socket for my daughter to charge her phone and tablet by her bed. her bed is against the cupboard which houses the boiler, inside the cupboard is a socket which the boiler is ...
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Basement Bedroom Repair to Original Configuration (Does this count as a bedroom again?)

We purchased a 1978 multi-story house that stated it was 3 bedroom (BR) and 3.5 bathrooms (BA) with a partially unfinished basement. There is a room in the basement partially finished with a closet ...
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Attaching second layer of drywall -- is there something I can do to ensure it doesn't ruin the base drywall if I have to remove it eventually?

I'm new to DIYing, so please excuse me if something here sounds off. I'm planning on a DIY vertical slat accent wall in our bedroom in our rental apartment. Since nailing slats directly into the wall ...
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How can I keep screws secure over time in a loft bed kit?

I just ordered this bed and a lot of the reviews say that the screws loosen and have to be retightened often. I'm wondering what the impact to the wood itself, over time, if I used wood glue in the ...
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