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09-14-18, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Chun Ho

Forced air unit making loud high pitch nose??

Does any one have any idea what is causing the unit to be making this kind of noise ? Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Posted By Chun Ho

Shower faucet cartridge ID

Is it possible to tell what can of faucet cartridge this is from the pictures?
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Posted By Chun Ho

Another idea, I'm thinking is a sheet of EPDM...

Another idea, I'm thinking is a sheet of EPDM rubber and use silicone glue to lay over the existing roof. Is there any reason to think the EDPM wouldn't adhere properly if I use silicone based...
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Posted By Chun Ho

Any reasons why the liquid rubber wouldn't adhere...

Any reasons why the liquid rubber wouldn't adhere to the silicone ? And what is a good brand of liquid rubber ? Any brand I can get from home depot or lowes ?
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Posted By Chun Ho

DIY roof repair options?

Hi -

Just checking to see if anyone has any other suggestions on what DIY options I have in repairing my roof. In the past, my roof had a problem with leaks and ponding water near the edge of the...
12-16-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Chun Ho

https://photos.app.goo.gl/hmFAojyJEmdpNtVV2 ...

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12-16-17, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Chun Ho

Basement support column condition?

Is there anything structurally wrong with this column? It is one of 4 -5 columns that support a central beam that run along the basement.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/hmFAojyJEmdpNtVV2
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Posted By Chun Ho

It is asphalt rolled down roofing. (sorry, the...

It is asphalt rolled down roofing. (sorry, the picture I attached is not my actual house). I'm not home now to take actual pictures so I used a similar picture that I found online just to show what...
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Views: 702
Posted By Chun Ho

Roof repair suggestion

Hi All- I Need some suggestions on how to repair my roof. I have a asphalt roof similar to the one in the picture (not my actual house). Last year I noticed that there were many spots with leaks so...
02-28-17, 01:16 PM
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Views: 846
Posted By Chun Ho

another question, is it worth getting a higher...

another question, is it worth getting a higher seer rating unit ? I found a 18k btu daikin system with 15 Seer for about $1100, the same Btu system with 20 Seer is significantly higher at $1900. I...
02-28-17, 12:22 PM
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Views: 846
Posted By Chun Ho

I'm definitely going to hire someone to do the...

I'm definitely going to hire someone to do the installation. The guy who is doing the installation said he has a few unit in stocks that he can sell to me, but it is not the brand that I want. I'm...
02-28-17, 11:52 AM
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Views: 846
Posted By Chun Ho

Where to buy minisplit units online ?

Where is a good and reputable place to buy mini split system online ? and how are the prices online vs instore ? I have a friend's friend who is a license HVAC technician who can do the installation....
11-02-16, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Chun Ho

question about framing and load capacity

Can someone explain to me just how structurally sound are old houses with balloon framing ? I have a pre war house that was build in the 1920s. Like most pre war houses/buildings in NYC, the ceiling...
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Views: 4,389
Posted By Chun Ho

I'm actually very paranoid about buying stuff...

I'm actually very paranoid about buying stuff from HD knowing how easy it is to return. As far as the applicator, I have been using wool lambskin for the most part. I also used mohair roller a few...
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Views: 4,389
Posted By Chun Ho

I can definitely see coats of dried poly inside...

I can definitely see coats of dried poly inside the can. How much dried and evaporated? I cant say for sure, but my guess is not more than 10 to 15%. Yes, I do wonder why the rest of the floor with...
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Posted By Chun Ho

I'm still trying to figure out is how is it...

I'm still trying to figure out is how is it possible that the new spot finish area can have such huge difference in the sheen. See attached (please ignore the unevenless and marks). I tried the satin...
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Posted By Chun Ho

I ended up liking the Satin sheen so much better...

I ended up liking the Satin sheen so much better that I went back to the first room with the gloss finish and add another coat of satin. After the finish coat dried I saw that I missed a few spots...
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Posted By Chun Ho

Just finished applying the finish satin coat in...

Just finished applying the finish satin coat in my living room. The satin coat does a much better job at hiding the imperfections. At a standing position ( 65 degree angle i believe), the floor is ...
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Posted By Chun Ho

Just wondering, if it is possible that maybe I...

Just wondering, if it is possible that maybe I gotten a bad batch or maybe it was a customer returned (pretty common at Homedepot)? I understand there is a big difference between gloss vs satin, but...
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Views: 4,389
Posted By Chun Ho

I feel comfortable (not 100% since im a first...

I feel comfortable (not 100% since im a first time DIYer) to say that the excess was wiped and the stain is dry. The only thing is there was a few spots that I cleaned with mineral spirits before...
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Views: 4,389
Posted By Chun Ho

Does anyone know if there is anything chemically...

Does anyone know if there is anything chemically different between the the Minwax Clear Satin and Clear Gross ? When I applied the clear gross in my other room, it dried overnight. The clear Satin...
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Views: 4,389
Posted By Chun Ho

Has anyone had any success with using Minwax...

Has anyone had any success with using Minwax Polyshades for flooring ? I couldnt find a stain that I really like until i used the polyshades classic oak. I understand that it is not meant for...
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Posted By Chun Ho

How important is it for oil based poly to fully...

How important is it for oil based poly to fully dry before applying another coat ? I was trying to sand the first layer and it kinda gummed up my sander paper. and how important is it to make sure...
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Views: 4,389
Posted By Chun Ho

Here is an update of the project. I went ahead...

Here is an update of the project. I went ahead and used mineral spirits to clean up any excess oil, but surprisingly it didnt seem like there was much stain that got transferred to the wipe clothes....
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Views: 813
Posted By Chun Ho

ok, i see what the problem with my math is....

ok, i see what the problem with my math is. Adding a 1/2 inch rug will bring me closer 1/2 inch closer to the next stair tread, but it will also mean 1/2 inch higher from the tread below (cancels...
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