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Thanks, Maq1. The 4 inches of old base was my...

Thanks, Maq1. The 4 inches of old base was my guess. If I were to make exploratory digging into the old base and found that there are around 6 or more inches of existing stone, would it be OK if I...
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Thanks for your reply. My situation is similar to...

Thanks for your reply. My situation is similar to the following This Old House video (the only difference is that I am installing the pavers at top of the driveway, not at the bottom):...
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From asphalt to paver driveway: reuse the old stone base?

For the first several feet of my driveway next to my garage, I have removed the existing asphalt and plan to install concrete pavers rated for vehicular traffic. I don't park in the garage and would...
10-13-15, 06:55 AM
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Thanks. I suppose that protective coatings...

Thanks. I suppose that protective coatings (cleaners / polishers) for vinyl floors are not film-forming topical coatings and thus are not meant to protect something like this, right? And I can't use...
10-12-15, 08:56 PM
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Liming / pickling effect on textured vinyl floors?

imagine you have textured vinyl floors that imitate the look of oak -- with simulated deep grain. Now imagine you are interested in the liming / pickling look, where you use either liming wax or a...
07-25-15, 09:03 PM
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Thanks Tolyn. In the event that there is...

Thanks Tolyn. In the event that there is additional water infiltration underneath the windows, which would be more water resistant : Structo-Lite or durabond? I will repair the water issue, but it...
07-25-15, 08:55 PM
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Thanks. But I thought durabond / easy sand cannot...

Thanks. But I thought durabond / easy sand cannot be applied to new concrete for several weeks. I must finish in 3 days, painting included. Would applying dura / easy on hours-old mortar be a problem?
07-25-15, 08:36 PM
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No. No lath. Just brick and the two coats of...

No. No lath. Just brick and the two coats of plaster. I unfortunately don't have the time to add laths. Plus, the exposed brick is just in a couple of small areas. I just want to know what I should...
07-25-15, 08:18 PM
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thanks Pulpo. This is an old house -- no studs. ...

thanks Pulpo. This is an old house -- no studs. The exterior walls are just brick, the base coat of grey plaster (or mortar, I am not sure), and the finish white coat of plaster. Because of the...
07-25-15, 07:54 PM
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Repair of plaster wall (interior side of exterior wall)

i am repairing some the interior side of some exterior plaster walls in my 80 year old house. the problem areas are underneath some windows where there has been some water infiltration (which I am...
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Thanks. It was solid acrylic deck stain 1800...

Thanks. It was solid acrylic deck stain 1800 series. The painter claims that he already applied two deck stain coats (he says that, when we talked yesterday, he was talking about a second coat to...
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Thanks for your replies. A quick question (don't...

Thanks for your replies. A quick question (don't ask me why I am asking): is it possible for a three-man crew to apply solid acrylic stain on the top and bottom and railings of a 12x16 feet deck,...
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Thanks. The temps are between 35 to 45. I trust...

Thanks. The temps are between 35 to 45. I trust him to come back. But the representative told me that, if the second coat is compromised by the rain, simply slapping a third coat won't solve the...
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help! second coat of solid acrylic deck stain 14 hours before rain?

My painter put a first coat of solid acrylic deck stain on yesterday Monday afternoon. He was supposed to put the second coat today Tuesday afternoon but couldn't come. He is telling me that he can...
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Thanks for your reply. Most of the overspray is...

Thanks for your reply. Most of the overspray is not major. But there are two sections where the cardboard I used was too small, and I have some noticeable "L - shaped" overspray, which I would like...
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How to remove BIN shellac primer overspray from bricks in patio

It looks like I didn't cover the brick patio well enough when I was using a spray can of BIN primer. I have overspray in a few sections of the brick. The affected bricks are not old -- just a few...
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Thanks. Yes, I am planning to leave paint cans...

Thanks. Yes, I am planning to leave paint cans if/when I sell.

I'll stop by my local BM store and ask if Advance behaves like oil Impervo -- ie no primer needed. All that said, I do like the...
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Thanks, marksr. Actually, the acrylic is in the...

Thanks, marksr. Actually, the acrylic is in the first floor and the oil is in the second. They meet at the bottom of the stair baseboard. After almost eight years, the oil is noticeably yellower...
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Thanks. I will either paint all the woodwork will...

Thanks. I will either paint all the woodwork will oil based paint (like satin Impervo) without primer -- or will again recoat new oil over old oil (no primer), and new acrylic over old acrylic (no...
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Thanks, guys. So it looks like: a. ...

Thanks, guys. So it looks like:

a. Applying an oil based paint over both oil and latex, without primer,
will work -- and it would be most cost effective, since something like oil BM Impervo...
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Thanks. One last question about interior trim. ...

Thanks. One last question about interior trim. I now understand that I can use something like BM oil satin Impervo. Can I also use a water-borne alkyd, like BM Advance? Would it work the same --...
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Thanks, stickshift. Quick follow-up question: ...

Thanks, stickshift.
Quick follow-up question: does the same apply for exterior paint? I might have the same painter do exterior re-paint of some windows and couple of doors, including frames --...
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Re-painting interior trim: oil over acrylic without primer?

I talked to a painter about repainting the white interior trim of my house. Long story, but half of the trim is BM oil-based satin Impervo, and the other half is BM water-based satin Impervo. I...
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Haha. Thanks for the reply. I am actually not...

Haha. Thanks for the reply. I am actually not planning to use it inside a tub or shower (long story). What is the proper extender, then?
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What is the "Penetrol" / "x-tender" / "floetrol" of acrylic two part epoxy?

thinking of using acrylic two-part epoxy paint -- "tub and tile" paint from rustoleum. What product can be used to extend the drying time for better flow and self-leveling? Since it is labeled as...
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