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Question Concrete Floor: Paint/Stain/Epoxy?

Howdy All:

I'm looking for advice on an interior concrete floor.

I did some searching and found that clean and dry is crucial. My question is in regards to the actual paint/stain/treatment....
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Compressor Advice

Howdy All:

I'm considering a compressor, nothing too expensive, but powerful and adaptable enough to power the things I might need around the house (nail gun, paint gun, ratchet, fill tires......
12-19-07, 12:20 PM
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Thanks for the response guys, this gives me...

Thanks for the response guys, this gives me something to shoot for.
12-17-07, 11:33 AM
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Hollow Baseboard Trim

Howdy All:

I'm wondering if something exists and where it can be found.

I want to run instrument cables through a room and would like some sort of baseboard trim that would allow it. Ideally,...
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Well, all went good. It got to the point...

Well, all went good.

It got to the point where I would go a couple feet and have to stop and let the blade cool, but it went just fine.

Thanks for the helping me through it, time for a cold...
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Thanks XSleeper, you are right about the dust,...

Thanks XSleeper, you are right about the dust, jeez.

And that is some thick, dense stuff. Seems like I might end up getting another blade due to dulling.

But the cuts are going straight and...
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Saw Blade for MDF

Howdy All:

I'm looking for some advice on cutting 3/4" MDF wood with a circular saw.

I know that wood is pretty thick, and should be pretty rough on the blade, but luckily I have only straight...
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Funny you mention this, we are deciding on a...

Funny you mention this, we are deciding on a color as well.

We took a walk around the neighborhood and see that the majority of the houses have a door color that is different than the other...
07-12-07, 03:52 PM
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Had someone else advise what twelvepole said, and...

Had someone else advise what twelvepole said, and thats the try to keep the leaves dry.

I plan to try a soaker hose or milk jug with a hold in the bottom to water them without getting the leaves...
07-09-07, 10:51 PM
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>> "Buy a small hand router with the right...

>> "Buy a small hand router with the right laminate tip."

I have been thinking about my next purchase. A router might be a good idea, any recommendations?
07-04-07, 09:04 PM
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I just had some turn yellow on the lower branches...

I just had some turn yellow on the lower branches and realized it needed a little help standing up. I ran some twine up the main branch to hold it and that has helped.

They really aren't that...
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I do the same thing, hose it to one side and...

I do the same thing, hose it to one side and scoop.

>> "Granual shedding is normal for a new roof."

How long does it tend to "shed?"

On a side note, I see a neighbor on an adjacent road up...
06-27-07, 08:09 AM
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Just a follow up. The project went great and...

Just a follow up.

The project went great and looks good, no telling how much I saved by doing it ourselves.

I did as was suggested by srewing in a couple guide boards and the circular saw with...
06-27-07, 08:02 AM
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Following up on this in case it helps someone...

Following up on this in case it helps someone down the road.

The countertop was held on with small "nails" that were like wire bent in half. The "point" was driven into the bottom of the counter...
06-11-07, 06:53 PM
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Hah! Is it common to have only an adhesive...

Hah! Is it common to have only an adhesive holding it on?
06-11-07, 02:34 PM
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Thanks wirepuller, good idea about the sawzall. ...

Thanks wirepuller, good idea about the sawzall.

Is it possible that it was screwed down from above then the laminate was put on top? Thats a possibility...

I guess I just need to get into it...
06-11-07, 01:39 PM
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Removing Laminate Countertop - Tips?

Howdy All:

I am gearing up for my laminate counter-top replacement and wanted some tips on removing the existing counter-top.

I don't see any L-brackets underneath so I assume it is held on...
06-07-07, 09:32 AM
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We just moved into a home that has one of those...

We just moved into a home that has one of those expansion tanks connected to the water heater.

The inspector mentioned that it prevented water hammer, but I have also heard it was to make sure...
06-06-07, 11:19 AM
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Thanks for the responses guys. I've never...

Thanks for the responses guys.

I've never done this before, should be a fun one to tackle.
06-05-07, 07:20 PM
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Cutting Laminate Countertop

Howdy All:

I'm going to be installing a Laminate counter-top from Lowes soon.

I plan on cutting the sink cut-out with my jig saw and will also need to cut the length off one end. I'm thinking...
06-04-07, 03:37 PM
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Our window unit does the same if I max it out...

Our window unit does the same if I max it out when its about 80 degrees. I believe its just a natural result of cooling the hot air...

I generally have to set it lower and raise it as the temp...
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You definitely don't want water hanging around...

You definitely don't want water hanging around the foundation. Or even running down the house could cause it to collect and drip from some wood and lead to rot.

When I moved into my place I had...
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You guys pretty much nailed them all, top of the...

You guys pretty much nailed them all, top of the list for me are good brushes and rollers, and paint tray liners.

Also:

- Use an old pair of shoes that you can kick off when walking out of...
05-31-07, 08:57 PM
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Posted By SaddlePockets

Seems like there should be some sort of mesh...

Seems like there should be some sort of mesh material that would allow it to breath but not let fibers escape?
05-31-07, 08:11 AM
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Views: 1,271
Posted By SaddlePockets

Thanks Mattison!

Thanks Mattison!
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