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02-27-09, 03:53 PM
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Try moving your lights. A slight unevenness can...

Try moving your lights. A slight unevenness can cast quite a shadow when the light hits from it from the right angle.
02-25-09, 01:20 PM
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Views: 2,085
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Did you use some kind of glue on that butt joint?

Did you use some kind of glue on that butt joint?
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The circular saw set to just cut the underlayment...

The circular saw set to just cut the underlayment is a good idea. Manageable size pieces will come out a lot easier.
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Views: 821
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Do the drainage first. Water is the enemy of...

Do the drainage first. Water is the enemy of houses. That moisture creates a great environment for termites. wood rot, mold, mildew, and foundation failure. Drainage work isn't much fun but since...
01-27-09, 05:33 PM
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Views: 1,205
Posted By Jan2

Put some painters tape on the wall. After you...

Put some painters tape on the wall. After you tool the caulk peel the tape off.
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Views: 1,451
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Use the 211 tip. That will be the most...

Use the 211 tip. That will be the most controlable. So, start with the pressure reduced and bring it up just past the point where the tails disappear. For finish work I like a fine filter in the gun...
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Views: 1,451
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The airless can take different size tips. Your...

The airless can take different size tips. Your paint store should have a selection of tips. I use a 210 tip with reduced pressure to spray Sherwin Williams ProClassic.
10-26-08, 10:36 PM
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Views: 1,943
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If you glue them as you assemble them they will...

If you glue them as you assemble them they will be less likely to open with seasonal humidity change. However, if you ever have to remove them for maintenance or remodeling the glued joints will be...
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Views: 1,288
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I think you should go to the Glitsa American...

I think you should go to the Glitsa American website and read the spec sheet and msds. It's only 20% solids so it should spray well but Glitsa recommends a full suit and remote breather system when...
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Views: 1,231
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That's the kind of flooring they used in...

That's the kind of flooring they used in Victorians in 1890. Unless you're restoring an old house sell the stuff to someone who is restoring. You can use the flooring but there's going to be extra...
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Views: 1,095
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I like Target coatings and Target has a forum for...

I like Target coatings and Target has a forum for your questions.
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Have your floor contractor get rid of the stuff....

Have your floor contractor get rid of the stuff. He's probably done it before.
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Views: 735
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A lot of engineered used for glue down is only...

A lot of engineered used for glue down is only 5/16" or 3/8" thick. If that's your case those staples won't have anything to bite into. You might want to revisit those concrete nails.
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Views: 1,070
Posted By Jan2

A 23 gauge pin nailer will not hold flooring...

A 23 gauge pin nailer will not hold flooring down. The flooring manufacturers instructions usually specify the correct fastening procedure. If it's a stapler try your local rental shops.
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Views: 878
Posted By Jan2

Unless your hardwood floor is completely ruined...

Unless your hardwood floor is completely ruined don't put screws in it. Find a way to fix it from below. Those screws will ruin every board you punch through.
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Views: 1,149
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You could use some T molding at those doorways....

You could use some T molding at those doorways. Your flooring supplier should have some available.

People are used to breaks in the flooring at doorways. If it's neatly done most people won't...
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Views: 817
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If you're just worried about the new paint...

If you're just worried about the new paint sticking just wash the walls and use a good bonding primer. If it's the texture that's bothering you then consider having a new texture put on by a...
09-25-08, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jan2

If I understand your question correctly you'll...

If I understand your question correctly you'll have to take the sash out. The sash won't help keep anything square unless they're nailed in place. While the sash are out it will be a good time to...
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Views: 1,360
Posted By Jan2

Lots of markers use a waterbase ink. The water in...

Lots of markers use a waterbase ink. The water in the primer and paint just activated the ink and transported it through to the top. Use an oilbase or shellac primer over the bleeding spots. If the...
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Views: 921
Posted By Jan2

You probably have a leak somewhere. In time...

You probably have a leak somewhere. In time sinks, dishwashers, and ice makers all leak. Exterior doors often leak water into the interior. In any case find the leak, fix the leak, and then have your...
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Views: 1,422
Posted By Jan2

Wood finished with fine sandpaper doesn't take...

Wood finished with fine sandpaper doesn't take stain as well as wood finished with coarse paper. Floors to be stained are only sanded to 100 grit, 120 tops. An oil poly will darken the floor slightly...
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Views: 22,373
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If you find a product and technique that work...

If you find a product and technique that work post your experience. Your question about removing vinyl adhesive comes up often. Lots of people put that stuff down to avoid the maintenance that wood...
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Views: 22,373
Posted By Jan2

Take a look at Ecoclean-az.com. They claim to...

Take a look at Ecoclean-az.com. They claim to have a safe adhesive stripper.
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Views: 994
Posted By Jan2

I think that they're both too small for 9/16"...

I think that they're both too small for 9/16" flooring. Most would go with the large, 15 1/2 and 16 gauge, stapler. Most of them are made for 3/4" flooring so make sure you get the adapters for...
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Views: 1,035
Posted By Jan2

A water borne poly can form white spots if it's...

A water borne poly can form white spots if it's exposed to direct sun light while drying. I suspect that the areas exposed to direct light skin over too fast to allow the solvents and the air to...
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