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I'm with this guy, put a pint of the wall color...

I'm with this guy, put a pint of the wall color into the ceiling paint, and the color will be just right.....
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Let's try this....pick a small ceiling exhibiting...

Let's try this....pick a small ceiling exhibiting the problems and prime it with oil baes underbody, any brand, I like Moore. Then paint over it with oil or latex flat paint and see what we get, my...
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Well, I'm sure you've heard the saying "opinions...

Well, I'm sure you've heard the saying "opinions are like *******s, everyone has one." SW or BM are good products, either will do.

JMHAHO,

Bill
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The rule of thumb in your circumstances is to...

The rule of thumb in your circumstances is to wait 6 months to a year for some of the Pressuretreated chemicals to "rinse" off the wood surface, as well as dry from within, and that is in good drying...
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Another technique which will help here is to...

Another technique which will help here is to cross roll, which simply means to put the paint on heavily in one direction, and t hen roll it out perpendicular to that direction...that help get paint...
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The correct process in touching up walls is to...

The correct process in touching up walls is to use Kilz or Zinnser Staind Seal as you did, and then use the same existing color on the walls to touch up the Kilz. Then when you put your new finish...
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No, doing everything myself, just mixing sackrete...

No, doing everything myself, just mixing sackrete a bag at a time, about 5 bags to a block. Just want something to put on after 30 days or so to help it shed moisture. Used Thompsons water seal...
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Sealing New Concrete

Am in the process of pouring a new front concrete walkway. Wondering what is the latest and greatest clear exterior concrete sealer to keep moisture from penetrating and freezing in the upcoming...
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Good thought, I have dual 4" exhaust hoses, and...

Good thought, I have dual 4" exhaust hoses, and water cooled exhaust pours out at idle and more so underway, but I will check it out...one thing I noted checking the spark plugs, were they all were...
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Yes no hoses, mechanical advance I'm sure, I had...

Yes no hoses, mechanical advance I'm sure, I had a 1967 GTO, 400, no vacuum hoses on tongue there either........
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I'm going to do a compression check, and see if...

I'm going to do a compression check, and see if the timing advances (I've had that problem before), and yes the coil is going to be first, I priced the fuel pump at $168, so that will wait a little...
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Engine Roll...454...Boat Engine

Recently my boat engine has developed what is call an engine roll, not a smooth idle, but a surging roll type idle. Also as I'm accelerating, the engine won't go past 2,500...I can push the throttle...
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If it is dryer than when you put it on, leave it...

If it is dryer than when you put it on, leave it a few days, and hope for the best. If it is still as wet as the day you did it, try to wipe it off with some thinner, it's a closet so it can't be...
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Most times with cedar, and your high ceiling, a...

Most times with cedar, and your high ceiling, a light sanding of the damaged wood may be all you need. Try one board and see, if it isn't up to your liking, brush some clorox on the complete board on...
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It will take some experimenting with the mix and...

It will take some experimenting with the mix and the nap thickness. Recommend making up a practice board for experimenting, and using 2/3 paint with 1/3 water for cutting the mud, it improves the...
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Believe it or not, sometimes it is easier to...

Believe it or not, sometimes it is easier to remove the drywall and put new up., A day to take it down, and a day to put it up, and you have a new surface. That aside, a good way to texture is to...
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Painting parties can be a tough one. Not sure...

Painting parties can be a tough one. Not sure where Mark or Robert get their information, but as long as the paint is tight, you will be fine with latex over whatever was there on your interior...
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My guess is your situation is horsehair plaster...

My guess is your situation is horsehair plaster over groundcoat, the sandy substance. What you need to do before patching the plaster is to fasten what is left loose in the area with "buttons,"...
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No, .........use latex.....

No, .........use latex.....
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Believe it or not it works........

Believe it or not it works........
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Certainly sounds like all the paste wasn't...

Certainly sounds like all the paste wasn't removed properly before painting, especially in your description of the paint not drying in a timely fashion, symptoms of paint mixing with paste and...
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Put a little vanilla extract in the next coat of...

Put a little vanilla extract in the next coat of paint, that should do it.......
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For the bedroom, I would use flat on the ceiling...

For the bedroom, I would use flat on the ceiling and walls and satin on the woodwork. In the bathroom, use satin all the way around. I'm of the opinion to not use any higher sheen than necessary for...
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What I would do here is buy a pint of oil base...

What I would do here is buy a pint of oil base black, and some thinner. Thin some of the paint 25% with the thinner, brush it on, let it sit 5 minutes and wipe it off. If you are getting the desired...
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This is the correct way to do the job, BUT,...

This is the correct way to do the job, BUT, believe it or not stair treads move each time you walk on them unless they have been installed with adhesive on the stringers. If you walk up and down and...
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