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Separate primer and paint it is then

Thanks so much for your help. I pretty much figured that the drywall would soak up a lot of paint so a separate primer would be in order. Then two coats of paint it is. I appreciate the confirmation.
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Cool Paint and primer in one?

New drywall going up. Will I get decent coverage if I use two coats of paint and primer in one or should I use a primer and paint two coats of regular wall paint?
08-01-19, 03:38 PM
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Posted By MaryP

I appreciate your answer. There is the sliding...

I appreciate your answer.
There is the sliding glass door between the new 'room' and the master bedroom. Wouldn't that count as a second escape? Makes sense about the bedroom window.
So it...
08-01-19, 01:06 PM
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Posted By MaryP

Wink Add temp room

Hi - I'm in need of a temporary (few years) bedroom. Thinking of taking my 14 x 22 foot family room and putting up a temporary but solid full wall up at about the 8 foot mark making it an 8 x 14 foot...
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Oh geez. I was hoping that had done it. The...

Oh geez. I was hoping that had done it. The plumber fed the snake from the roof so the 33 feet is probably under my dining room or living room. I DO have a cleanout right by the septic tank that a...
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Posted By MaryP

Thumbs up Turns out that the lift pump to the septic...

Turns out that the lift pump to the septic drainfield had died. It got my attention by the blaring alarm going off. I got that replaced and have had no problems since then. I guess that 8 years is a...
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Posted By MaryP

Update - neighbor has suggested that when this...

Update - neighbor has suggested that when this happens again I request a power wash kind of thing for my pipes.
In the meantime I am expecting a copy of the camera results.

Comments?

Thanks...
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Posted By MaryP

That shoots that idea. I am not comfortable...

That shoots that idea. I am not comfortable removing the toilet myself nor asking my brother to do it on a yearly basis. He would say no problem but I dont think itís cool to ask.
Guess that leaves...
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Posted By MaryP

Upside of the clog is master bath...

Upside of the clog is master bath (shower/sink/toilet only) and possibly kitchen. I don't use the garbage disposal and do rinse dishes before loading into dishwasher.
I'm thinking that Pilot Dane is...
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Posted By MaryP

According to the plumber I have steel pipes. He...

According to the plumber I have steel pipes. He says the line is clear but there is a little 'dip' 33 feet in. They never told me what it was that clogged it up or exactly where it was. We do not put...
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Posted By MaryP

The only thing I know is that my shower backs up...

The only thing I know is that my shower backs up at least once a year and I have to call a plumber to come clean out what they say is a clog. I am on a septic tank and have it emptied every other...
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Posted By MaryP

Unhappy Power toilet

After having plumber take a camera to the pipes, they say a power toilet is what I need to get the waste to the other side of the house where the septic tank is. They say they can fix me up with a...
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Posted By MaryP

Question Restoring leather furniture

I've inherited a couch and love seat that need some help. Is there a way to dye leather furniture to bring it back to 'newness"? The pieces are in great condition except for the cushions. They look...
12-11-17, 12:54 PM
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Posted By MaryP

Ended up finding 10 tiles in the far recesses of...

Ended up finding 10 tiles in the far recesses of the garage closet. We were able to use those to replace the non-matching ones. Thank goodness I did put the extra tiles away.
11-06-17, 08:48 AM
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Posted By MaryP

I think what I"m going to do is to take the...

I think what I"m going to do is to take the kitchen tiles out - hopefully replace the three tiles closest to front of pic with ones I pop out and then do a transition into the kitchen. Maybe cut...
11-05-17, 03:48 PM
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Posted By MaryP

Unhappy Replacing tile during remodel

I thought I was smart when I saved extra tile from my living room and kitchen/dining room re-tile.
Now it's time for a big-time remodel and I'm finding that my new (saved) tiles don't match the...
10-29-17, 11:53 AM
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Posted By MaryP

Worked perfectly - thanks

Worked perfectly - thanks
10-24-17, 05:52 PM
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Posted By MaryP

So W1 and W2 do not get wired together. No wonder...

So W1 and W2 do not get wired together. No wonder I'm confused. W2 To Aux is an option shown in the book.

As soon a I figure out how to connect E and Aux (No extra jumpers provided) I will get...
10-24-17, 05:09 PM
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Posted By MaryP

Aaaauuuuggggggh. The W1 wire was on the O...

Aaaauuuuggggggh. The W1 wire was on the O connection for the heat pump which is the W1 for the heat/cool.
The W2 wire was on the W1 wire for heat pump and W2 for heat/cool.
10-24-17, 04:56 PM
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Posted By MaryP

It is heat pump wit backup electric heat. The O...

It is heat pump wit backup electric heat. The O is just an option on the new thermostat. Showing that there is no W1 or W2. HOneywell is telling me that the W1 and W2 should tie together in the AUX.;
10-24-17, 04:36 PM
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Posted By MaryP

I had a Trane TCONT803AS32DAA. The wires are G,...

I had a Trane TCONT803AS32DAA. The wires are G, Y, B, R, W1 and W2. New thermostat is Honeywell RTH7600 RET97C Series.
Not sure what two stage means. I DO know that I have an Auxiliary heat . Is...
10-24-17, 04:22 PM
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Posted By MaryP

Connecting Thermostat

I was told by the manufacturer of my new thermostat that for my heat pump I should connect the W1 and W2 wires. For some reason this scares me. Not sure why but . . . .
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Posted By MaryP

Cool Old aluminum windows need help

Frames on my aluminum wimdows (circa 1956) need cleaning. They have some paint overspray on them also. New windows are not an option right now. Any suggestions for cleaning them up a bit? Is it...
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Posted By MaryP

Also in Florida. I had a bad cough/throat...

Also in Florida. I had a bad cough/throat clearing problem for years. Doctors couldn’t find the problem.
Turns out I had mold behind my kitchen cabinets. Major hassle to get it all cleaned up....
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Posted By MaryP

Sounds like a plan. Make a little paste with it...

Sounds like a plan. Make a little paste with it and rub down the insides. Thanks!
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