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Been working last few days out of town. Thanks...

Been working last few days out of town. Thanks for the message. I appreciate you sharing some insights. Having never owned a wood sided home, I have no insight into stains. Got much to learn before...
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How do I paint schedule 40 galvanized pipe? (basketball goal post)

Got a new basketball going up and want to paint it brown to be less of an eye sore. Heard it could be tricky to paint. Well, heard it could be tricky to get the paint to stay on the galvanized pole....
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Staining house. Can latex stain go over existing oil based stain?

Got a cedar sided home, dark brown oil based stain that is faded (built in 1999). Heard the latex stains were better, but also told by one guy latex can't go over oil based stain. Another guy tells...
03-17-11, 07:52 PM
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Still here:D On iPhone no Internet at home....

Still here:D

On iPhone no Internet at home. Getting hooked up next week
Wife and I are travel nurses and were in Alaska. Just flew in yesterday. I appreciate the input. Buying ladder and some...
03-13-11, 06:50 PM
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The leak is on the top of the arch, then runs...

The leak is on the top of the arch, then runs down, pools on the flat ledge (inside house) at bottom of window, then runs down the trim, then pools at a ledge where the lower windows (rectangle) are....
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Cedar siding house and garage needs restain. What stain to use?

I need to get my home and garage stained. Looking to get a few quotes this coming week. Wondering if there is any particular questions I should ask? How do I go about finding someone to do the job?...
03-13-11, 06:30 PM
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Window leaking when it rains. What type of caulk and how do I apply it?

We bought a new home and have a large window above our bed leaking when it rains. I need to caulk around it I suspect but have never done this. Figure it might be a good time do caulk around all...
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How to make round brick steps (off porch).

I want to put round brick steps coming off my porch to replace the old wood steps. Have no idea where to start. Wondering if concrete is poured in the brick pattern to fill the void. Is it built up...
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Who makes the best garage door/opener (shopping for one now)?

My garage door opener died. Bought the home two years back, an all brown house of cedar siding, with WHITE garage door:wall:

I want a new brown door. I know I can paint it, but I want a nicer...
12-28-08, 08:32 PM
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I researched Lutron lately and they make many...

I researched Lutron lately and they make many products that control lighting. Check out there website.
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Thanks for the thoughts. I have got some helpful...

Thanks for the thoughts. I have got some helpful info here and I thank you. I just ordered the Dewalt 55140 air compressor, 2" 18 ga brad nail gun, and 15 ga 34 degree finishing nail gun. Seems that...
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Thanks for the info. You confirm what I was...

Thanks for the info. You confirm what I was already fearing. They sure are pricey, but I can see where it would be hard to find a one size fits all nail gun.
11-09-08, 08:57 PM
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Ordering nail gun tonight. Need help!

I work out of state but will be home Wednesday when I plan to put down molding and 1/4 round trim. I am ordering a nail gun tonight and getting second day shipping. Which one should I get. I mean,...
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Thanks for the thoughts guys. I was wondering if...

Thanks for the thoughts guys. I was wondering if someone would elaborate on which size to get. 16 gauge, 18 gauge, or brad? Not sure which would be needed. Mostly using it for putting down...
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Help deciding on nail gun (16, 18, straight, angled)

I want to buy a Dewalt cordless nail gun. But I don't know which model I need. Aside from the bird houses and stupid stuff, I mostly want to use it to put down trim and molding. I am wanting to redo...
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Sounds worth having for sure. I ordered from...

Sounds worth having for sure. I ordered from Amazon. Got the kit I mentioned, three instructional dvds, and found a pocket hole book. Read the reviews on the book and it made many references to the...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-29-08, 04:21 PM
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No. Once it turns tea colored, it seems to stay...

No. Once it turns tea colored, it seems to stay that way for some time. Coming out the faucet, it can't been seen. But in the white tub, it is.
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Kreg pocket hole tool. (Anyone using it?)

New to woodworking. Got a new home and want to make some book shelves, garage storage cabinets, little stuff like that. Saw an infomercial just now for the Kreg pocket hole tools. Looked on Amazon...
10-28-08, 07:29 PM
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Thanks for the thoughts. I will check into some...

Thanks for the thoughts. I will check into some local blind stores.
10-28-08, 04:01 PM
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I was curious how they worked. Are they a high...

I was curious how they worked. Are they a high quality item that will last or something that is known for quirks and problems. I like the idea, but not sure how well they work. We have a tall (9')...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-28-08, 12:52 AM
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I have dark color water. Home used every few months. Tank Bad?

My wife and I are travel nurses and only home 3-4 times a year for 20 days at a time. We bought this home 1 year ago. When we fill the tub with water, it is ok. Same for showers and such. But after...
10-28-08, 12:41 AM
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Carpenter Bees. Dang em. I got them too. They...

Carpenter Bees. Dang em. I got them too. They love to bore holes in my porch columns. I spray them with wasp spray and they fall out of the holes. Nearly dead when they hit the ground. Not sure about...
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Will garage door thresh hold glue adhere to latex floor paint?

I did my garage with the two part epoxy floor paint and put two coats of clear coat on it. Ordered a garage door threshold recently. Read to use liquid nails instead of glue that comes with the...
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