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11-25-20, 10:44 AM
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Posted By tightcoat

This piqued my interest: "To the left of the...

This piqued my interest: "To the left of the thermostat (toward the corner), there is plaster(?) behind the drywall." Curious
How old is the house? You may have plaster overlaid with drywall. If...
10-03-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By tightcoat

What he said. In my market real Durabond is only...

What he said. In my market real Durabond is only common in 90 minute. EasySand and its competitors are available iin 5, 20, 45, and 90 minute set times . You can use either Durabond or EasySand...
10-02-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By tightcoat

Thanks XSLEEPER for the plug. What I say n the...

Thanks XSLEEPER for the plug. What I say n the post X linked to is good. Do not add sand. At least it looks like your finish is smooth so you want to use smooth mud.
Don't try to use that PoP. ...
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By tightcoat

I think you may have the problem again but the...

I think you may have the problem again but the repair is pretty simple. Paint the edges of the stucco and the bracket with a bonding agent like Weld-Crete by Larsen's Products. I think that is only...
08-22-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By tightcoat

Looks like you have mold and more finish is loose...

Looks like you have mold and more finish is loose than you took off, Cut a rectangular hole about three inches larger all around. Then if more of the paper and finish is loose expand it that...
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By tightcoat

Did the corner break when you raised it? If not...

Did the corner break when you raised it? If not try to find some bricks or something to prop it up. Use something that won't rot. Take the jack out. If it stays up then force all the concrete you...
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By tightcoat

An old time concrete contractor told me two...

An old time concrete contractor told me two things I have always remembered
1: add enough bracing to the forms then double it and it will probably be enough
2. better to have a spare ma leaning...
03-23-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By tightcoat

This is America, anything is possible, including...

This is America, anything is possible, including running pipes through the ceiling joists, for a price. And the price to cut and fit the drywall around the pipes will be costly too. and I can...
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By tightcoat

Okay, I read the link on Thorobond. It is a...

Okay, I read the link on Thorobond. It is a bonding agent like Weld Crete. You can use that as a bonding agent. Acryl 60 has a different purpose. Acryl 60 or its kin is good for strengthening and...
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Views: 650
Posted By tightcoat

You are on the right track except for one thing. ...

You are on the right track except for one thing. Your acryl 60 or any other acrylic is actually a bond breaker. Use Weld Crete for a bonding agent. As someone said, if everything is clean as it...
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Views: 3,980
Posted By tightcoat

I use a lot of aerosol orange peel. I don't like...

I use a lot of aerosol orange peel. I don't like the knockdown. I have another system for that. Anyway. after use turn upside down and spray just enough to clear the orifice.
But I don't know how...
08-21-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By tightcoat

Actually, Marksr, wood lath were 48" long and...

Actually, Marksr, wood lath were 48" long and that was standard by 1925. But as in present construction sometimes studs were out of sync in order to accommodate plumbing or vents or the like. I...
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