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07-22-09, 01:53 PM
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Posted By awesomedell

very nice tool there tightcoat, as to the poster...

very nice tool there tightcoat, as to the poster I'd suggest practicing on a scrap piece of drywall or plywood to get a exact or close enough match to the original.
07-22-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By awesomedell

Coops you the man & right as usual! Beer 4U2

Coops you the man & right as usual! Beer 4U2
07-22-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By awesomedell

You can also invest in a corner trowel that will...

You can also invest in a corner trowel that will make the job easier, they're available at your local big box store or lumber yard and make the job much easier.
07-22-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 139,203
Posted By awesomedell

The advice given by Jampac as how to properly...

The advice given by Jampac as how to properly remove the asbestos is pretty much on track. Unless you have deep pockets you will find having a "certified" crew remove the texture is very costly. ...
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Views: 822
Posted By awesomedell

I agree with the previous poster, & think it will...

I agree with the previous poster, & think it will be cheaper in the long run to bite the bullet & pay to have the floor replaced.
06-27-09, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,901
Posted By awesomedell

I agree with Coops, durock is positively...

I agree with Coops, durock is positively fireproof & the flue pipe from a wood stove will at times conduct quite a bit of heat. When it comes to fire, better safe than sorry.
04-21-09, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By awesomedell

If you do alot of this type of work it may be...

If you do alot of this type of work it may be worth your while to purchase the hopper & corner roller to properly apply the paper faced bead. The hopper & roller will run you in the neighborhood of...
04-16-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,973
Posted By awesomedell

You might think about installing the roll-up...

You might think about installing the roll-up down-spout ends to the bottom of your downspouts in addition to doing grading work with fill dirt along the foundation. These roll downspout extensions...
04-14-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By awesomedell

you can add images here, but the images must be...

you can add images here, but the images must be uploaded to a hosted website, such as snapfish.com, then when you click the add image icon at the top of the reply box it will prompt you to type in...
04-14-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By awesomedell

You should thin the mud with some water and mix...

You should thin the mud with some water and mix it up very well with a drill and mixer paddle to get it to a creamy consistency as was suggested. I have been doin drywall professionally for a good...
04-14-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By awesomedell

good suggestions, some pics of the attic might be...

good suggestions, some pics of the attic might be useful here and further info on the roof pitch, amount of materials that currently up there, etc. But it should definitely be looked into.
04-14-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By awesomedell

Well let me throw in another suggestion as well...

Well let me throw in another suggestion as well there is a product called dragonboard that is a really good product for such an application as yours. There are also products available that are...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,526
Posted By awesomedell

I've seen a few older decks down on some smaller...

I've seen a few older decks down on some smaller lakes in my area that have used mooring lines draped between posts as a railing, however depending upon location and zoning issues that may or may not...
03-28-09, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,602
Posted By awesomedell

I agree, good advice pulpo, that drywall needs to...

I agree, good advice pulpo, that drywall needs to be sealed before thinset is applied.
03-28-09, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By awesomedell

It has it's place for small patching jobs, other...

It has it's place for small patching jobs, other than that use paper
03-28-09, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By awesomedell

I second this advise whole heartedly! Mixing...

I second this advise whole heartedly! Mixing primer with texture is pretty much a waste of $$
03-28-09, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By awesomedell

I've patched alot of plaster with setting...

I've patched alot of plaster with setting compound type, durabond works good. and treat it like you would a crack in your drywall. The areas where the lath is showing may have to fil in with a piece...
03-28-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By awesomedell

It will probably be a real pain to attach the...

It will probably be a real pain to attach the drywall directly to the brick, I'd advise furring it our, could use 1"x material for this if you want to conserve space.

My suggestion for the...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By awesomedell

I'd agree that the door doesn't seem to have been...

I'd agree that the door doesn't seem to have been properly sealed up at the time of construction. Since you mentioned the home was just a yr old, I would be contacting my builder with a complaint...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,236
Posted By awesomedell

From what I understand from your post it sounds...

From what I understand from your post it sounds like you house is just sitting on a slab foundation. Assuming that is the case, I would say you have two choices, either one is going to require some...
03-24-09, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,452
Posted By awesomedell

You can check with a local equipment rental place...

You can check with a local equipment rental place to rent a larger miter saw for the job. For the corners, you'll need probably to miter the rough cut and fine tune with a coping saw. Floors look...
03-24-09, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,895
Posted By awesomedell

A hilti is the best & quickest way to attach the...

A hilti is the best & quickest way to attach the new plate to the slab. The first part of you question I just am a bit fuzzy on but I think you talking about your cripples like under a window or...
03-24-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,045
Posted By awesomedell

Since you have a basement under this section of...

Since you have a basement under this section of the house I'd suggest installing some adjustable jacks with the screw heads on them so you can A: prevent further sagging & B: slowly over raise the...
03-23-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By awesomedell

I'm Back, ...part-time anyway

Awesomedell has re-entered the building!!

I am back online & on the site on a part-time basis. Have been thru some trying & challenging times over the past couple of yrs. I do apologize to those...
03-23-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,161
Posted By awesomedell

I'm thinking you may find some info in the how-to...

I'm thinking you may find some info in the how-to section of this site. This can definitely be done, but must be done correctly to avoid costly damage to the home. When you say you are an average...
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