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pittsburgh,pennsylvania..we get some snow.yes...

pittsburgh,pennsylvania..we get some snow.yes projects out 6 feet and 12 wide.no not an exstension of main roof ,it comes out between(wow i hate when you spell words sometimes and they just dont look...
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what's the deal with these shingles?

im lookin into getting a new roof and would like the low down on these crazy shingles.i hear dementional,archetichual,3 tab,25 year,30 year 50 year.what is the difference and what's making that 30 or...
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support posts for porch roof?

my front porch is 6 foot by 12 foot.i am wanting to replace all the wood on the porch minus any framing.i was gonna replace bead board on the inside and put new plywood on the outside and replace the...
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use WHITE EASY MASK tape..sold everywhere..red...

use WHITE EASY MASK tape..sold everywhere..red lettered is high tack,blue lettered is low tack..i always use blue on latex.only use for first coat.tape off...cut it in with a dry brush meaning dont...
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go buy the gel DIF not the liquid(it is a...

go buy the gel DIF not the liquid(it is a wallpaper remover).mix it half and half with HOT water.put it in a paint tray and roll it on like you are painting.let it sit 15 minutes then do it...
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for starters dont use that matte finish on the...

for starters dont use that matte finish on the ceilings get a flat finish.trust me they are not the same, the flat finish is alot more forgiving.if SW says they are the same pack up dont look back...
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Thumbs down they require special roller covers which are hard...

they require special roller covers which are hard to find.and must be cleaned very well to have longevity.
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use a large nap roller and thin the paint with...

use a large nap roller and thin the paint with some water, at least the first coat,this will help the paint flow into to the crevices better and not just lay on the peaks,also the paint will go...
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try a spray tip with a smaller hole.ask at the...

try a spray tip with a smaller hole.ask at the store,there are recomendations for specific paints.thin latex paint with floetrol and some water.for a smoother finish use an oil based paint.thin it...
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for anyone reading...red is probably the most...

for anyone reading...red is probably the most difficult color to get good coverage and to apply it without seeing roller lines,glossy or dull areas.the reason for this is the base that is...
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this brown paper maybe wallpaper backing which...

this brown paper maybe wallpaper backing which didnt get cleaned off good enough when the wallpaper was removed.and when this stuff gets wet or is exposed to moisture for a long time it will peel...
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just a foot note..maybe look into replacing the...

just a foot note..maybe look into replacing the stair treads with some oak.you can stain and clear coat before you put them on.leave the risers white.if you can do yourself then awesome but at least...
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well ruirui, if you want a quick and slick job...

well ruirui, if you want a quick and slick job then get some semi gloss white and have at it.if you want it done properly then get yourself some 150 grit sandpaper and maybe even a sanding pole and...
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use either Dymonic or Sikaflex caulking.both come...

use either Dymonic or Sikaflex caulking.both come in colors and are around 6 bucs a tube.call around to see where to get where you live.both are basically liquid rubber that cures to a flexible...
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scrape,sand,fill holes and or any unsightly...

scrape,sand,fill holes and or any unsightly areas,and caulk until you cant stand it anymore or you feel that your anal level has been achieved.no such thing as to much prep work.use an oil based...
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Thumbs up sikkens

i have seen good results with sikkens.its a 2 part application.1st is the stain.2nd is the clear coat.both parts have a color to them to achieve the end result finish look.i have found that to give a...
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if this is the house you intend to live in for...

if this is the house you intend to live in for awhile then spend the 40 a pair for the new vinyl shutters.yes you can paint the old ones but you will spend money on paint and supplies plus the man...
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just my 2 cents.if you are gonna just rent this...

just my 2 cents.if you are gonna just rent this place cause it seems like a cool pad,i would not spend the effort to get it looking satisfactory unless the landlord is actually paying you.if it were...
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skim the walls with joint compound to fill in all...

skim the walls with joint compound to fill in all the rough stuff.
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adding paint thinner will dull the finish.

adding paint thinner will dull the finish.
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sorry for no help here,but i do not know what...

sorry for no help here,but i do not know what bleeding pitch means,ive never heard that said before.maybe after understanding, i or we could give a better response.
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get a bigger exshaust fan and use it.also look...

get a bigger exshaust fan and use it.also look into using oil based paint in the bathroom in the future.ben moore makes a paint made for bathrooms called dulamel.also let the fan run for a half hour...
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goof off,xylene and alcohol work well to remove...

goof off,xylene and alcohol work well to remove waterbased paints without to much damage to the wood finish,just make sure to open some windows or the fumes will work well on you too.at my last job...
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honestly unless you have kids or are planning on...

honestly unless you have kids or are planning on having them i would not be concerned about any lead based paint.the reason kids are always mentioned when lead based paint comes up is that they...
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i assume you will be using latex paint on steel...

i assume you will be using latex paint on steel which is what is recommended by the manufacturer and most painters.to brush latex out nice on a large span such as a flat door takes a little practice...
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