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10-28-07, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Painter22

basically the switch beside where i was working...

basically the switch beside where i was working was live, i grounded it to the box with the pliers (unintentionally) once we fished the new wire through we checked the breaker panel but none were...
10-25-07, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Painter22

Grounded out 4 way switch

We were adding a second set of lights to one of the switches in the outlet box (right switch) while pulling the wire through the box, i accidentally grounded out the middle switch. This middle...
05-26-07, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Painter22

copper to abs ? help!

We are removing the cast iron pipe in my sisters house which is connected to abs then to copper pipe via transition joints, but near the bottom the abs seems to be glued to the copper pipe. Does...
07-10-05, 07:24 PM
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Views: 1,508
Posted By Painter22

Talking Thank you

Thanks for the reply I completly forgot about the paralell rule. Thanks again for the quick response
07-10-05, 04:21 PM
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Tips on how to tell if its a supporting wall

My friend is trying to figure out if the wall she wants to tear down is a supporting wall but her walls are plaster and we were wondering if there were any ways to tell such as lenght of wall or...
02-06-04, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By Painter22

Batchtub wall reno

I recently took apart my bathroom walls the tile was loose and drywall soggy. They had built out a 2x4 wall to avoid some piping but i was able to redirect the pipe to get back the origional wall. ...
02-06-04, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By Painter22

Adapter for pvc to cast iron

I recently renoed my bathroom and they had a rubber adapter with tightening rings on either end. I also went through four saws all blades trying to go through the cast iron only to find out that a...
01-22-04, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By Painter22

Well I thank you all for your input and i will...

Well I thank you all for your input and i will take your advice into consideration
01-21-04, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By Painter22

what will happen if i do? it goes from abs to...

what will happen if i do?
it goes from abs to steel very heavy and where there is a joint its like 4.5" i dont care about code, what will happen if i do shrink it ? this is what i would like to...
01-21-04, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By Painter22

There is one vent and its 3 inches, its a small...

There is one vent and its 3 inches, its a small house ttwo sinks one toilet one bathtub
01-21-04, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By Painter22

What I would like to do is convert it from 3 inch...

What I would like to do is convert it from 3 inch to 2 inch so it passes through 2x4 wall and then back to 3 inch and out the roof
01-21-04, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By Painter22

Vent Pipe

Hello Everyone


Im in the middle of a reno and i have a vent pipe about 3.5 to 4 inches wide running up the wall and taking up alot of space is it possible to convert it to something...
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Views: 1,040
Posted By Painter22

Melamine Paint

I've used melamine paint on tile, we tested it and it stuck pretty good. Just a good washing with household ammonia and your ready to paint.
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Views: 1,208
Posted By Painter22

Oil primer new wood

If you want to do the best job possible, once you have primed the wood sand it with 220 grit sandpaper this will make your finish super samooothe.

The next part is only if you use Oil Based Semi...
11-06-03, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By Painter22

Low pressure water

The one tap in the house has low pressure every where else has good pressure. If anyone has any suggestions it would be great we've checked it out somewhat but no luck

Thanks for your help
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Views: 4,452
Posted By Painter22

Not to scare you but I have had instances where...

Not to scare you but I have had instances where moisture has gotten under the stucco and pulled it away from the ceiling. Just to be sure you may want to take a scraper and check for any more loose...
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Views: 1,312
Posted By Painter22

Generally the trim does not get painted with the...

Generally the trim does not get painted with the wall. All though there are some instances where it is better off to be done.
If your parents aren't happy with the job then they should call...
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Posted By Painter22

If you guys have wives or girlfriends or your...

If you guys have wives or girlfriends or your that type of guy (lol) just use their old nylons or pantyhose to strain the paint. Cut off a 6-8 inch strip tie a not on one end and yopur all set , and...
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By Painter22

Try using a heat gun to burn the paint off and...

Try using a heat gun to burn the paint off and some scraping tools. A little less messy and no need for harsh chemicals so long as the paint comes off nicely. This is the cleanest way to expose the...
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Views: 1,226
Posted By Painter22

I did some investigating today and you should not...

I did some investigating today and you should not need to disassemble the fan, any of the working parts that are important are enclosed to protect themselves from dust. So you need not worry. If...
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Views: 4,811
Posted By Painter22

You can also use old nylons or pantyhose to...

You can also use old nylons or pantyhose to strain the paint use the legs for gallon pails and the part where the bum goes for 5 gallon pails just tie a knot in one end and your all set. You can...
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Views: 2,207
Posted By Painter22

Big Job

Okay if you don't mind having a somewhat bumpy radiator you can use a wire brush to remove all the loose paint and corrosion ( saves money not time) once they are all cleaned up you can use an oil...
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Views: 24,720
Posted By Painter22

If you can get your hands on DTM (Direct To Metal...

If you can get your hands on DTM (Direct To Metal paint it works great. I use it to spray paint doors. Excellent adhesion and durability
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By Painter22

Use a nice thick roller 20 - 25 millimeters,...

Use a nice thick roller 20 - 25 millimeters, makes such a difference
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Views: 1,226
Posted By Painter22

You can usually disassemble the fans and spray...

You can usually disassemble the fans and spray paint them, spraying will give you a nicer finish. If taking it apart isn't an option try oil based paint it will show less brushmarks and last longer....
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