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the best way and fast is a whizz roller and pearl...

the best way and fast is a whizz roller and pearl finish ben moore collection series, almost no brushing. about 5 minites a side of work.
cheers
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well lets just say i put a teaspoon in a...

well lets just say i put a teaspoon in a dishwasher once, and i had suds all over thekitchen. unreal the amount a little soap makes.
i would not risk it
talk to a laundromat or the manufacturer
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just a note do not use dawn. front load machines...

just a note do not use dawn. front load machines need low suds. dish soap could ruin the machine
call the manufacturer, im sure this is not the first time
also calla laundromat since they have...
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i really dont see a problem except if the...

i really dont see a problem except if the concrete is damp or prone to it.
now im sure you want your cabin to look nice so i would not put laminate if it is a very busy place and people wearing...
03-02-07, 04:19 PM
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how high is the ceiling? besure to buy all the...

how high is the ceiling?
besure to buy all the toolsyou need, and look into thr paper faced metal backed corner beads for in and out corners. since you new at this it will save youdays and sanity...
02-26-07, 07:54 PM
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a few more pictures may help but if there is...

a few more pictures may help
but if there is water damage it seem you may needto tear out walls
be sureto cap offdrin to prevent sewer gases
put more pics up so we can see better and help you...
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Posted By yongeman

toss it

i would actually throw it out, if it smells mouldy- itcan cause problems down the road. mould can stay dormant for years and then wreak havok.
if you want to save the drywall compound(which it must...
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ok are there bare areas that you see the metal?...

ok
are there bare areas that you see the metal?
if not-you are not painting metal, you are painting paint.
if no metal then sand with 120, lightly, wipe with varsol and put 2-3 coats of ben moore...
02-25-07, 07:27 PM
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personally, ifyou need more than a foot of tape,...

personally, ifyou need more than a foot of tape, use paper.
i have seen homes done in meshand it will crack.
all mesh does is saves a coat of mud.
read this article it sums up my feelings....
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just a quick note, i personally would use satin...

just a quick note,
i personally would use satin impervo from ben moore it dries about a semi gloss but levels like a mirror.
be sure to sand between all coats to ensure smooth finish
and dont...
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you may not need to do anything inside. it might...

you may not need to do anything inside. it might look better if it looks like a used firebox.
for primer sherwin williams has a latex stain blocker. nad only use latex on brick. i would get it...
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i think we are missing the real problem. we...

i think we are missing the real problem.
we need to get the humidity level in you home constant.
you may need to get a humidifier and dehumidifier.
this will help with the expanding joints. but be...
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what faux finish do you want? this will...

what faux finish do you want?
this will determine the prep, i have done a lot of faux and depending on faux, there can be very little prep. let me know and i will help you do a great job
ryan
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wow a lot of responses. heres my 2 cents if...

wow a lot of responses.
heres my 2 cents
if you hire a plumber at $ 13 an hour how will it turn out?
buy paint from a paint store. sounds simple but they are better trained than most hardware...
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Thumbs up are you a painter or home owner. if you have...

are you a painter or home owner.
if you have dirty thinner, and will need more, then let it sit for a couple of weeks and slowly pour off into another container. the crud will stay at the bottom and...
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the best is fabulon and you can use a satin...

the best is fabulon and you can use a satin finish.
i has been used on bowling lanes.
look into it , it is amazing and durable at low sheens
ryan
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Posted By yongeman

popcorn stucco

hello/

i have been a painter for many years, but one thing i have a problem with is fixing a popcorn stucco ceiling so it cannot be noticed. i have a job with 2 3 foot cracks, hairline cracks,...
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check the silicone you used, some can be...

check the silicone you used, some can be painted,maybe you will be lucky
otherwise use zinsser odorless primer.
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Thumbs up hello i am a painter in northern ontario. ...

hello

i am a painter in northern ontario. pricing is different forall types of work.
new construction is priced on the sqaure feet of drywall ordered for the home , not the installed square...
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Question crv door problem

this morning my wife opened her door and when she tried to shut it bounced back, then she locked and unlock then it closed. but then it would not open.
so i drove her to work, half way there it...
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just a note sprayers move a lot of dust around...

just a note sprayers move a lot of dust around and it ends up on the wall and ceiling.
you should do a light pole sand with a 120 grit paper- not screen paper though.
unless the room is completly...
10-16-06, 05:58 PM
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you need to call tech guy, dont try yourself. ...

you need to call tech guy, dont try yourself.
the landlord will end up paying, he needs to provide heat for you.
call a repair guy for an estimate, but it sounds like you need a new furnace. ...
10-16-06, 05:39 PM
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Posted By yongeman

Talking it sounds like it can be replaced, but is that...

it sounds like it can be replaced, but is that where it is leaking?
this is an easy job either way
let us know where it is leaking and if it is glued fittings or screw on fittings.
10-15-06, 12:02 PM
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Posted By yongeman

i have put stick tiles over both and worked well...

i have put stick tiles over both and worked well without extra glue.
you should wash linolium with tsp and then rinse well.
for the cement you need to vacuum very well and scrape any bumps offor it...
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if i could suggest an easy way. wash with...

if i could suggest an easy way.
wash with thinner, to remove grease.
if you dont want to see the grain, do not remove old finish.
buy a gallon of bulls eye odorless and prime.
top coat with ben...
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