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Posted By Crane15

star base finished

Thank you all for the input. I had to repaint the star once and didn't want to go through that again. I was leaning towards poly, but came here for some suggestions/confidence. I got it done today...
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Black Brown and Lime Green on Cinder Block wall

I'm afraid to ask what this is. I am really hoping it is not black mold.
It is on only 1 wall (an outside wall) in a small room in the basement. The other 3 walls are fine. Inside the room is the...
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Posted By Crane15

Clear coat over shellac and airbrushed lacquer

Hi folks, I need some advice.

I painted the whole circular piece of wood with Mixwax Indigo wipe-on water based stain. After a few days, I brushed 2 coats of clear shellac over it.

Once the...
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Posted By Crane15

Porch / brick wall junction is separated

Hi,

I moved into the house 6 years ago and used quikrete caulk to fill the gap between the brick wall of the house and the cement porch. I have noticed much of the quikrete has very long cracks,...
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Posted By Crane15

Toilet water level/fill tube setting

Hi, I have done some searching and believe my problem may be the fill tube or level setting, but I am not sure what to do next.

This toilet is not used often. I suspected water leak so I changed...
08-29-14, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Crane15

I'm sure. I 'uncrimped' it. In fact, I opened a...

I'm sure. I 'uncrimped' it. In fact, I opened a small section up a bit more for testing and added lubricant. Still no go.
08-29-14, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Crane15

I have tried cutting down the 'Y' part of the...

I have tried cutting down the 'Y' part of the vinyl sweep and it took an hour to feed it through 5 inches. I do not want to do that.

The holes of the sweep frame are 8" apart. I can not find one...
08-28-14, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Crane15

It is a storm door. I have 12' of sweep from...

It is a storm door.
I have 12' of sweep from AllAboutDoors - it is 1/8" at the top of the 'Y' and it will not fit. (and it is not worth it for me to return)
It has to be 3/32"
08-28-14, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Crane15

door sweep replacement

I can not find a name on the front or side doors of my house. They are the same, and both need new door sweeps. I have tried the a few stores - Lowes, Home Depot, East End Mart and Musselman's. Not...
05-06-14, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Crane15

Is glue necessary for hard foam to cinder block ?

Hi, I am finishing a small utility room in my basement. The walls are cinder block. I have my hard foam already cut to fit - and they fit snug in between the furring strips.

My question is, is...
06-11-13, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Crane15

Basement wall dampness

Hi folks, I bought my first house 8 months ago. I need some advice on how to take care of a few problems. It is a brick house built in 1955. The basement is finished except for this small utility...
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