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Need tip to cut concrete roof tile?

I had a roofer redo my concrete tile roof and have a small piece left (door overhang 10 x2) to complete the job however, he has failed to show up several times and I have given up on him. I placed...
11-01-07, 02:55 PM
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Posted By njarif

Thank you very much for the useful information...

Thank you very much for the useful information you have provided.
10-31-07, 02:07 PM
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The existing stucco is not painted except for...

The existing stucco is not painted except for couple of square feet where my wife put paint sample. Should I be worry about this area?
10-30-07, 03:15 PM
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Restucco existing ?

Have put an addition which will be stucco. The existing house has stucco- I want to have it restucco ed to match the new addition. The contractor told me that he can do this by: Power washing...
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Tscarborough Thanks for the reply. Now that...

Tscarborough

Thanks for the reply. Now that the brown coat is on for few weeks, does it make sense to cut through the windows/doors corners and add the expansion joints?

Thanks
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cracks in new stucco

Hi

I have expanded the LR/DR by 200 feet. One wall is 30' long. The stucco brown coat has been applied over a Dow Blue board with chicken wire about 6 weeks ago. I see cracks have developed at all...
09-19-07, 05:50 AM
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Seeking advice- New Stucco craking

Hi

I have expanded the LR/DR by 200 feet. One wall is 30' long. The stucco brown coat has been applied over a Dow Blue board with chicken wire about 6 weeks ago. I see cracks have developed at...
09-06-07, 03:09 PM
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Posted By njarif

Hi marksr Thanks for the tip. I will try to...

Hi marksr

Thanks for the tip. I will try to pull in another coat. Is there a tip on avoiding getting air bubbles when mixing the mud?

Thanks
Njarif
09-06-07, 02:47 PM
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Posted By njarif

Tightcoat Thank you for your interest. I am...

Tightcoat

Thank you for your interest. I am working on drywalls and added bullnose metal intended for drywall. I used premixed Joint Compound for a first coat then waited 24 hrs, snaded it and...
09-06-07, 01:51 PM
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Posted By njarif

Plaster Patching Tips needed

Hi

I am in the process of replacing the corners with bullnose. I have removed the old metal, installed the bullnose metal and added a coat of plaster to cover the gap between the metal and wall. ...
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Posted By njarif

Tscarborough Thank you for the excellent...

Tscarborough

Thank you for the excellent information. I do have a follow up question regarding "... use a synthetic final coat that is elastomeric)." Is the elastomatic final coat cost is more...
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Posted By njarif

Thanks for the response Is it too late to...

Thanks for the response

Is it too late to add the control joints that now, the brown coat is done?

Can you describe to a layman what the control joint is and how is it installed?

Thanks...
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Posted By njarif

Tips on Stucco Cracks?

Hi

Just added 600 sft to the house, 2x4 and 2x12s for the roof. Single story with slanted roof from the existing structure (18') down to the new wall 98'). The contractor has finished the brown...
08-30-07, 07:54 AM
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Posted By njarif

XSleeper, Thank you for the comprehensive...

XSleeper,

Thank you for the comprehensive details. With the information you have provided, I can proceed with confidence to getting done.

Best Regards

Njarif
08-29-07, 04:57 AM
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Posted By njarif

XSleeper Thank you very much for the tip, I...

XSleeper

Thank you very much for the tip, I will certainy try your suggestion to use construction adhesive and glue.

One more question, I plan to use MDF for the baseboard and assume the same...
08-28-07, 12:00 PM
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Posted By njarif

Tips on installing Baseboard with bullnose corners

Hi

I am (will be) installing new 4" baseboard in the new great room as well as the rest of the house ( about 250 feet), I have bullnose corners and I bought matching corner pieces. I wonder what...
08-27-07, 02:04 PM
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Posted By njarif

Seeking Tips for patching dry wall & Texture

Hi

I have couple of corners in the kitchen that I changed from the right angle corner to bullnose. I removed the old metal and replaced with bullnose metal then applided on one of them the mud to...
08-13-07, 10:33 AM
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Posted By njarif

Hi Grady Thanks for the reply. No this not...

Hi Grady

Thanks for the reply. No this not a liner inside a masonary chimney. It is just metal flue. As I mentioned in my original post, the roofer placed a "T" flashing just few inches above...
08-13-07, 08:28 AM
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Posted By njarif

Hi Grady Thanks for the reply. No this not...

Hi Grady

Thanks for the reply. No this not a liner inside a masonary chimney. It is just metal. As I mentioned in my original post, the roofer placed a "T" just few inches above the roof tile...
08-12-07, 05:58 AM
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Posted By njarif

How tall FAU Flue

Hi

I have a FAU installed in my 2-story attic. The unit is upright and the length of the exhaust pipe to the roof line is 3 1/2 feet. The leght of the exhast pipe above the tile was 2 feet. ...
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Posted By njarif

Sealing edges on a fiber glass door

Marksr

Thanks for the tip. What is a poly and where can I find it? also whed does one apply it?

Thanks
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Posted By njarif

Water Proofing a Fiberglass Entry door

Hi

I am planning to replace my entry door with a new fiberglass door - paintable type. I have heard that I should use Thompson seal to seal the edges. My question is when do I aply it? after...
07-03-07, 04:36 AM
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Posted By njarif

Max number of wires in a 2-gang

I am in the process of wiring my addition and have a situation where I have 5 wires; a mix of 12/2 and 12/3 entering/exiting a 2-gang box, I am concerned that I may not have enough space to add the...
06-20-07, 10:24 PM
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Posted By njarif

racraft Is this the code? and what is the...

racraft

Is this the code? and what is the rational for not using one circuit for lights and outlets in a dining room?

Thanks
06-20-07, 09:11 PM
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Posted By njarif

Wiring Question

I am expanding the living/dining room and have added a 20 Amp circuit breaker to my main panel and ran 2x12 to the addition. My question is, should I use 12 AWG all the way to all the outlets/lights...
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