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I have a similar garage and plan to use Zinsser...

I have a similar garage and plan to use Zinsser Perma-White interior paint. Used the same on my basement block walls and it's pretty tough. I suspect a good kitchen & bath paint would work fine as...
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My CCR2000 does the same thing to some degree. ...

My CCR2000 does the same thing to some degree. Since it runs well under load, I would leave it alone.
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I've had good luck with 1 gallon zip lock bags. ...

I've had good luck with 1 gallon zip lock bags. Roll the bag to get all the air out and store in the fridge. Get the roller out a few hours before painting to warm up.
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Great choice with the Ace Sensations, it's held...

Great choice with the Ace Sensations, it's held up for me in my family room with kids in the house..
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If you have any Ace Hardware stores nearby, their...

If you have any Ace Hardware stores nearby, their paint is a great value. Pretty good quality for mid $20's per gallon.
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New paving is asphalt. Making an "L" shaped...

New paving is asphalt. Making an "L" shaped driveway into a rectangle.
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Too cold to pave driveway?

My contractor finished up my garage 10 days ago but due to weather and other reasons the paving contractor has not paved the new driveway. How cold can it get before paving is not recommended? I...
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Self-priming paint?

I just got finished building my new garage (something I have been waiting for for a long time). I want to paint the drywall ceiling and in the essence of time, would like to use a self-priming...
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Try some Zinsser Cover Stain, I have had it stick...

Try some Zinsser Cover Stain, I have had it stick well to silicone caulk but that was on interior. I'm not sure how well it would hold up outside.
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Painting new fiberglass doors

In the near future, I will have 2 fiberglass doors to paint. Any recommendations on paint? They will be exterior doors and I have access to SW, BM, Muralo, ICI, Pratt & Lambert, and Ace paint. I...
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Visit your local Ace Hardware. Their paint is...

Visit your local Ace Hardware. Their paint is hard to beat for the price.
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Can I use water based poly & stain?

I have several wooden doors in my home that need a facelift. I would like to give them a good sanding, 1 coat of stain and 2 coats of satin poy. I'm sure the old finish is oil based since the doors...
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Concrete steps- paint or stain?

I'm planning to finish the concrete steps leading from my basement to a screened-in porch. I'm debating whether to use a product like SW Porch & Floor enamel or concrete stain. The concrete is...
03-21-09, 09:58 AM
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Great Lakes windows are probably sold in your...

Great Lakes windows are probably sold in your area. They are a good quality and meet the requirements for the new tax credit.
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2 weeks to 1 month for reach full "cure"

2 weeks to 1 month for reach full "cure"
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The euphoria of the great buy was quickly...

The euphoria of the great buy was quickly overshadowed by the pain of application. That was mistake number one. Mistake number 2 was priming with Kilz. I'd head to a real paint store and start...
01-12-09, 11:37 AM
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Just an update, we are having the contractor...

Just an update, we are having the contractor re-frame the opening with 2x6's since several of the 4x4s are not plumb and 2 need replaced since they are twisted. Should make for a better job.
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If you have an Ace Hardware nearby, their paint...

If you have an Ace Hardware nearby, their paint is of very good quality.
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I happened to stop at a locally owned Ben Moore...

I happened to stop at a locally owned Ben Moore paint store the other day. The gentleman working there was extremely friendly and answered my many questions. I will now buying BM paint from him. ...
12-13-08, 11:58 AM
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Carpet on a sloped concrete slab?

We are turning our screened in porch into a 4 season room. The slab was poured in 2 increments.....a 7' porch when the house was built and later another 7' slab was poured to enlarge the porch. The...
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Does SW even want DIY'ers?

I stopped by the local SW store to look at some paint colors today. There were 3 employees there and not one could acknowledge me (there was 1 other customer in the store). Then I got to looking at...
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Thank you Gents. I think I will stay will SW. ...

Thank you Gents. I think I will stay will SW. I'm going to use the Preprite Classic primer. It seems to be a better undercoat on raw wood.
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Primer question

Shortly I'll be painting some new drywall, trim on 10 large windows and crown molding. Is there really an advantage to using BM or SW primer over say Bullseye 1-2-3? I've used Preprite Problock for...
12-09-08, 04:11 PM
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Are the windows a double-hung? I've done a lot...

Are the windows a double-hung? I've done a lot of research on windows and have not noticed any double hungs with a U-factor that low. Just curious.
11-30-08, 04:37 PM
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Posted By slickracer

Scatton doors?

We've finally decided on a contractor to convert our screened-in porch into a family/dining room. He is using a Scatton entry door. They look to be of good quality but do they match up to a HMI or...
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