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Thanks for the input and I actually have not...

Thanks for the input and I actually have not prepped it at all. Any new pieces that come loose/crumble eventually get swept away/turn to dust/whatever, but we haven't actively prepped the surface in...
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Posted By newbie0101

Sorry to open this old thread again, but I never...

Sorry to open this old thread again, but I never did hear back as to epoxy resin coatings vs. concrete leveling or what not.

Given the condition of my floor (https://imgur.com/a/Ajmep), is an...
06-26-19, 10:31 AM
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Posted By newbie0101

Hi all. I wanted to follow-up concerning the...

Hi all. I wanted to follow-up concerning the idea of diverting water away from the deck.

is this what you guys are suggesting: https://bit.ly/31V4xsN

looks like Lowes even sells a product...
04-25-19, 08:11 AM
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Posted By newbie0101

Thanks so much and that's what I was figuring.

Thanks so much and that's what I was figuring.
04-25-19, 07:18 AM
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Posted By newbie0101

Smart vents/something for central a/c

I'm interested in possibly installing some kind of smart vents (or something) to help control the temp/air flow to each of our rooms.

Our current setup is (these pics are just from google, not my...
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Posted By newbie0101

Just an update that I was able to spray the one...

Just an update that I was able to spray the one lacquer over the other. Covered it up in just a few coats.
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Posted By newbie0101

Thank you. I didn't know that!

Thank you. I didn't know that!
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Posted By newbie0101

Thanks everybody. Something definitely changed...

Thanks everybody. Something definitely changed since the last time I used it a month or so ago to today. It used to go through the derby car like butter (really soft wood) and was really hard to...
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Posted By newbie0101

Could be. I'll take a look. I haven't used the...

Could be. I'll take a look. I haven't used the bit much so it would be odd (although it was pretty cheap) for it to go bad, so maybe it did just get gunked up somehow... Thanks.
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Posted By newbie0101

Thanks. I haven't tried another one as I can't...

Thanks. I haven't tried another one as I can't find the rest of the set, plus the others might be too big for the careful work I need to do. I'll see if I can find the others though and at least...
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Posted By newbie0101

Router bit is burning the wood

Hi. A few months ago I purchased this router: https://www.harborfreight.com/14-in-24-amp-trim-router-62659.html and these bits:...
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Posted By newbie0101

Can I spray one brand of lacquer over another?

Possibly a dumb question, but can I spray this:

Testors® One Coat Lacquer

over this:

Rust-Oleum 243826 Lacquer Spray

I wasn't sure if there were any issues with differences in the...
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Posted By newbie0101

Thanks guys. That's been my experience as well,...

Thanks guys. That's been my experience as well, just wanted to see if there was anything better out there (I guess not...).

Thanks again.
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Posted By newbie0101

Spray for snow blower chute

What, if anything, do you guys spray on your snow blower chutes to prevent snow from sticking? I've tried one or two of the 'snow jet' type products, but it only works so-so. Is there a specific...
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Posted By newbie0101

thanks everybody. i'm just glad it's not a leak!...

thanks everybody. i'm just glad it's not a leak!

it's not on an outside wall, so i don't think the extreme cold is having an effect.

we don't normally flip the diverter, usually just turn...
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Posted By newbie0101

Yes, it's been doing this for hours. About...

Yes, it's been doing this for hours.

About 30 minutes ago I pushed down the diverter (changing it form the shower heard to the tub spot). Noise seemed a little better at first, just checked it...
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Posted By newbie0101

Yes, it's a tub with a diverter. I think I tried...

Yes, it's a tub with a diverter. I think I tried it both up and down but I'll play around and see if adjusting it stops the noise.

Nothing above it (it's the top floor).
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Posted By newbie0101

I'm hearing a fast click, click, click in wall where shower head is

Even though it sounds almost like a mechanical tick,tick,tick,tick.... should I assume it's a fast leak (i.e. drip, drip, drip, drip...)? It's very rapid.

Assuming it is a leak, what the heck do...
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Posted By newbie0101

Ok thanks. I'll keep researching and try to...

Ok thanks. I'll keep researching and try to check out some other forums.
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Posted By newbie0101

Flashlight recommendation

I wasn't sure where to post this, but I'm looking for specific recommendations on flashlights. I'm looking for the best bank for the buck in terms of an LED flashlight. I've tried some of the 900...
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Posted By newbie0101

Ok thanks. I'll keep all this in mind.

Ok thanks. I'll keep all this in mind.
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Posted By newbie0101

Yes, attached to house. Not insulated as far as...

Yes, attached to house. Not insulated as far as I know.

We do have kids.

We're not really near a coast (15 miles north of the long island sound) and don't often have major storms/high winds,...
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Posted By newbie0101

Need new doors

Hi all. Not really a DIY question, but would love your thoughts/input as to what type of new garage doors I should be looking at. I've been advised to get steel, but beyond that there seems to be...
12-23-18, 10:11 AM
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Posted By newbie0101

Insect ID needed

Anybody know what these are? Never seen them before. We had a lot of rain a couple of days ago, maybe that drove them out of the ground or something?

I'm in CT and it's pretty cold out.

I'm...
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Posted By newbie0101

Recurring battery issue on 2014 Enclave

In 2016 we purchase a used 2014 Enclave. Car has been great except for a recurring battery issue; if we continue to listen to the radio after turning off the car, within minutes we get a low...
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