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Ridge vent problems

I had 25' of ridge vent installed several years ago at the peak of a section of flat roof (back) to front angled roof (front). It seems when it rains really hard, I get water coming down between the...
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I have a slate floor on a screened porch, I'd...

I have a slate floor on a screened porch, I'd like to portect from the rain, that comes in. SOme of the slate seems to be flaking off.
Also I'd like to treat the motor joints on my chimney.
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Protecting Slate+

Whats a great product to use to protect exterior slate and other masonary products?
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great thanks,. What about any sort of clearcoat...

great thanks,. What about any sort of clearcoat to preserve color from fading.
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Yes was wondring about over the counter spray...

Yes was wondring about over the counter spray cans.

Do I need a primer?
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painting awning

I have a 15 ft aluminum awning in place over my front porch.
It is north facing so, it doesnt get much sun.
I'm looking to repaint it and wonder what is the best way to get nice results.

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Since the washer then worked several loads with...

Since the washer then worked several loads with no overflow problem. Which of the three are eliminated or more likely.

Thanks
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Thanks, it always occurs during the normal wash...

Thanks, it always occurs during the normal wash cycle.
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Whirlpool Ultimate Care II Washing Machine

I'm having a few issues with this washer.

For several months the washer, on occasion, would stop during the wash cycle and just sit there. I would just have to push the main button in and the...
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Thanks for the help. Ye, I am using SW...

Thanks for the help.

Ye, I am using SW proclassic oil enamel
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Nuts...I'm using a natural bristle brush, that I...

Nuts...I'm using a natural bristle brush, that I bought for this purpose. Would I be better off using a smooth mini roller at this point? Would a palm sander be too aggresive for the sanding? Also...
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Kitchen Cabinet?

Ok..so I'm well into this project. Preped, primed and applied top coat with SW oil Enamel. Questions, over how long of a period will the paint and brush strokes settle. Six hours after paint and I...
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Thanks, Just got back from BM store, they...

Thanks,

Just got back from BM store, they don't make an oil based semi-gloss any more for the kitchen cabinets. Does anyone??

Should I just go with a water based enamel, will I be sacrificing...
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Kitchen Painting?

I'm planning on doing a little work on the kitchen. Mainly painting the cabinent doing a new countertop and backsplash.

I'm just not sure what colors might work on painting the cabinent. I kind...
11-30-09, 08:02 PM
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VCT and Vinyl Tile ?

Have a kitchen with an exisiting VCT flooring that is sound. I plan on placing peel n stick tiles over it. Is there anything I need to do to make them adhere better?

Thanks
11-22-09, 06:46 PM
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I'll probably go that route. The section of...

I'll probably go that route. The section of sewer pipe is likely near the street. If I decide to replace the cast iron pipe with PVC and rubber boots...will that hold up underground? Will the...
11-20-09, 10:54 PM
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Root Problem/Solutions

Every year or two I end up with a sewer line clog. I end up renting a machine to clear the clog. I always have to go out the same distance to hit the clog and I always end up with roots on the tip...
11-18-09, 08:36 PM
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What about the groutable vinyl tiles. I guess...

What about the groutable vinyl tiles. I guess that would eliminate any gapping problems??
11-18-09, 08:11 PM
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What brand did you use? I was looking at Allure,...

What brand did you use? I was looking at Allure, then came across numerous comments about scratching problems.
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When you hammer with a socket as suggested in the...

When you hammer with a socket as suggested in the video, should the socket sit on the metal...so you're not striking against the plastic? I think I pried it off after striking a few times, the first...
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never mind. I see that the coupler has failed. ...

never mind. I see that the coupler has failed. The plastic slide forward of the metal insert.
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Whirlpool Washer

My machine wont agitate or spin. All the pumping functions work fine.

I replaced the coupler like 2 months ago and has been working fine since. I took it apart again and the teeth on both halfs...
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BINGO...Thanks! tube is cut really tight not...

BINGO...Thanks! tube is cut really tight not much excess. Came off when I replaced Coupler. Mother-in-Law was sooo happy, she owes me a few dinners!
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Would that be in the area of the pump and motor...

Would that be in the area of the pump and motor that I had apart? If I crimped some how that would allow a continual feed of water or low level of water?

Where does the tube start from?
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Whirlpool Washing Machine

I have an older model Whirlpool washer. Had been working fine, then it stopped agitating. I replaced the direct drive plastic coupler, which was cracked. Put everything back together and ran a...
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