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09-27-11, 10:54 AM
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I solved this problem myself by using Plumbers...

I solved this problem myself by using Plumbers Goop which bonded well (plastic to resin type plastic or rubber compound garden shed). Actually, I am not sure of the material but the shed was made by...
09-24-11, 06:00 PM
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adhesive for resin/plastic garden shed

Sorry if this is wrong thread but searched all over for the right one. I have used PL Premium (and Goop) adhesive to mount plastic hooks to Jardine garden shed (I believe made from resin type...
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Posted By lansur

repainting stucco vancouver bc

I live in vancouver bc and house is 24 years old with acrylic stucco which is still in pretty good shape. Should I use a mild bleach solution (or ?)to kill any mildew (although none is visible). Is...
10-31-09, 04:47 PM
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Posted By lansur

please ignore my problem which I have now solved....

please ignore my problem which I have now solved. The problem was merely that the filter was so dirty it was plugging up the water supply! thanks to moderator who was correct - it was the filter!
10-29-09, 11:35 PM
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Posted By lansur

Thanks, i have been ill or jetlagged for past...

Thanks, i have been ill or jetlagged for past couple of days but I will do what I can in the next couple of days.
10-29-09, 10:13 AM
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Posted By lansur

Sorry, I'm not too familiar with terms. I am...

Sorry, I'm not too familiar with terms. I am visiting a sick friend in Tampa (from Canada) and I have not had a pool for years. I do know that there is a cartridge filter and, as I understand it,...
10-28-09, 10:03 AM
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Posted By lansur

swimming pool pump problems

I'm not sure how to start a new thread but this one seems related to other problems in this forum. I cannot get pressure from pump when cleaning pool. Only when I open the bleeder valve (American...
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Posted By lansur

cabinet lighting help please

thanks as always Chandler. good point. did you see my post re mirrors? (You were also involved there.)
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Posted By lansur

Red face sconce or under cabinet lighting help please

I've just about finished tiling my backsplash (3"x6" Traventine stone light coloured with white cabinets and dark brown wood flooring) in kitchen when I remembered that we wanted indirect lighting....
05-09-08, 09:35 AM
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Posted By lansur

Wink mirrors etc.

(I love diy but it really challenges my attention deficit:D . I was looking for help with sconce lights on back splashes and if one could install low voltage wires in tile cracks before we grout. I...
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Posted By lansur

Well my shower is finally finished. Pics are at...

Well my shower is finally finished. Pics are at address at bottom of this post. Sorry for the poor quality - too much glass & flash I guess. It was a long haul and not the cheapest projects...
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shower stall and large ceramic tiles

(see my post shower stall and 16 inch tile floor ) My general contractor just called to say that the grout was "not an exact match" and has "started to haze". So, he says, it needs 7 days to...
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Posted By lansur

Thanks for the reply. :thinker: My shower stall...

Thanks for the reply. :thinker: My shower stall is 3.75 feet by 4.5 feet and my tiles are actually 18" not 16". So, the floor is 2 1/2 by 3 tiles. Needless to say, although the tile installers have...
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shower stall and 16 inch tile floor

Here's a new twist to my previous post re my shower stall. (No, my shower is still not completed. :( ) 16" ceramic tiles are being used and they look great. BUT, as I expected, there is no way to...
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Posted By lansur

here's a new twist. NO, my shower is still not...

here's a new twist. NO, my shower is still not completed. 16" ceramic tiles are being used and they look great. BUT, as I expected, there is no way to install this size tile on base and have it...
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Posted By lansur

Thanks Zster. (I'll pass on the 9 a.m. beer but...

Thanks Zster. (I'll pass on the 9 a.m. beer but an Irish coffee would be great!) Is there any way possible that the CBU goes on first? That the cement can be poured after the concrete boards are in...
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making new ensuite shower: cement base or concrete boards first?

I am doing reno in ensuite including making a fairly big glass - on two walls - shower. Drywaller says cement base should be poured first. Tiler says boards go up first and should be brought almost...
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Posted By lansur

Thanks Xsleeper. Yes, support is cantilevered....

Thanks Xsleeper. Yes, support is cantilevered. And the threshold was all rebuilt including re and re the subfloor on both sides of the doorway. I would hope that it was waterproofed. As for no...
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balcony deck still leaking

I have a small 2nd floor bedroom balcony with vinyl (I believe) covering outside . It is 16' X 4 1/2'. It is level with a slight slope back to the wall. Underneath is our kitchen nook. Water has...
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No, they are not worn out and there are two (of...

No, they are not worn out and there are two (of 3) handsets with sticky numbers. They are part of a pricey set.
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Posted By lansur

Smile sticky telephone key pads

I have (Panasonic) telephone the buttons of which are very sticky. You have to "hammer" certain numbers and often get a wrong number as a consequence. Other than alcohol and Q-tips, is there any...
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Posted By lansur

fireplace mantel (prefab white) too high for family room

Can anyone suggest the easiest way to lower the mantel over my fireplace? It is too high and the fireplace is an eyesore in our smaller family room. The frame presently stands on ceramic hearth...
06-01-03, 02:41 PM
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Posted By lansur

european hidden hinges

What is the best way to strengthen pressboard? I have doors on hi-boy cupboard with hidden hinges that came out. It would be much easier for me to reinforce the holes in the pressboard where the...
06-01-03, 01:07 PM
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Posted By lansur

solarium repair

I have a solarium attached to back of my house. It rests on 2 x4 at bottom which sits on concrete pad. The 2 x4's are rotting and need replacement. Any ideas how best to do this without...
02-16-03, 09:01 PM
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Posted By lansur

Angry burn (melt) mark to vinyl floor

I have a grey ceramic tile style kitchen flooring. A cigar melted a spot. Outside of replacing all, any hints on how to patch or repair this mark. Or, if I take a "square" from under the stove,...
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