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What if I use a bonding primer? There would...

What if I use a bonding primer?

There would be a tooling mill being placed in that area. The patch doesn't need to last forever.

And how long should I wait to pour the leveler over the initial...
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1. Do I need to cut back the drywall or can I...

1. Do I need to cut back the drywall or can I just pour up to it?

2. Is the approach I described viable - making a first layer with an aggregate mix and them using leveler to get up to the height...
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Leveling slope in slab

There is a portion of the slab that dips about 2.5-3”

We have some Sakrete mix that I was going to use as a base to bring up the area to about 1.5” or so and then get some Rapid Set leveler to...
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Painting back of drywall

A friendís garage has the stud framing and drywall from another room exposed. He wants me to spray it but Iíve never painted the brown paper side of drywall/or unfinished (not mudded) drywall.
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Yes, I know that but can you wire the new remote...

Yes, I know that but can you wire the new remote switch to work with an existing hardwired switch?
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If the new fixture is white and black the red...

If the new fixture is white and black the red should be capped.

Black to black and white to white.

Do you remember how the old fixture was wired?
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Adding remote 3 way switch with existing light switch

I just moved into an apartment and the layout/flow of the place is:

Entry door>Living room>dining room>kitchen>bedroom.

The kitchen has a light switch on the wall shared with the dining room,...
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Domed drain grate for high suction drain

We have these drains on a roof and because the suction is strong, any little build up of debris on the current grate can clog it and stop the drainage.

I'm wanting to know if there is another...
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I asked because I see other dimmers for sale on...

I asked because I see other dimmers for sale on Home Depotís site that claim to work with all the above, so I was wondering if mine is just older that it didnít specifically say LED on the packaging.
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Incandescent/Halogen dimmer switch with LEDs?

I have an unopened dimmer switch that is rated at 600w. It says on the package its for incandescent and halogen bulbs but not LED.

I've seen ones specified including use with LED in addition to...
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PJ: were you mixing the play sand into the paint...

PJ: were you mixing the play sand into the paint or where you applying a coat and spinkling the sand on and then recoating when the base coat dried?
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Paint aggregate additive for diamond plating

I work for marina and the bottom of our gangway ramps have a diamond plating that has been previous painted with anti-slip paint, though this paint does not contain any aggregate.

I've been...
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These were stone or some composite stuff. Not...

These were stone or some composite stuff. Not like thin vinyl tiles. Not sure if that makes a difference in terms of what materials did and did not have asbestos in them back then.
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Kind of dumb to think about it now but is there...

Kind of dumb to think about it now but is there any visible indicators that it might contain asbestos? It doesnít like fibrous.
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Removing glue/thin-set from red oak flooring

I can't tell if this some kind of adhesive or thin-set that was used to attach the tile. The tile was likely added in the 60s.

Is there a stripper/solvent I can apply to see if it will soften and...
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Concrete crack repair for dynamic surface: marina

I work on a marina and the docks are made of 4-6'' concrete slabs with rebar on top of floats. I need a product to fill cracks that have formed in the concrete. I see Sherwin Williams has a product...
04-10-18, 10:14 AM
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Capital gains tax (California) question.

My sister and I inherited our grandparent’s house. After my grandmother passed my dad got the house and then added our name to the title. He has since passed.

We still pay a very low property tax...
02-18-18, 06:28 PM
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Kitchen backsplash title color/style advice (pics within)

My kitchen has been unfinished for some time. I'm trying to figure out a good tile color - without or without a pattern - that would work well with these color cabinets and countertops.

I'd also...
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Yes, I mistakenly said "can" when I mean't...

Yes, I mistakenly said "can" when I mean't "can't" regarding latex not being able to cover nicotine.
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Yeah, I'm aware I can use latex to block the...

Yeah, I'm aware I can use latex to block the nicotine.

So Marksr, you're saying I could forgo washing the ceiling down and just using an oil-based primer? Would a skim coat adhere to that primer...
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So sanding>oil based primer>then skim coat? ...

So sanding>oil based primer>then skim coat?

A latex primer would be fine on top of the skim coat though.
02-07-18, 08:18 PM
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Backsplash substrate

I want to add a backsplash in my kitchen and wanted to know if I need to attach cement board to the drywall/studs in order to add tile? Currently there is just drywall there - some spots are painted,...
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Nicotine Kitchen/High Build Primer or Skim coat, etc.

I'm redoing my house that my sister and I inherited from my dad. He and my stepmom smoked inside - including the kitchen.

The kitchen ceiling had some crappy mudding/texturing which I now have to...
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What about the Bona hardwood floor cleaning...

What about the Bona hardwood floor cleaning solution?
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What would be your washing solution suggestion?...

What would be your washing solution suggestion? Iíve read conflicting reports about using white vinegar with water - I think it was 1/2 cup vinegar to 1 gallon warm water..

I rubbed my hand in the...
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