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03-16-14, 02:16 PM
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calvert - Which picture are you referring to? ...

calvert - Which picture are you referring to?

I cannot really see any bowing with my naked eyes. The pictures quality is only so so and I think looking at it in person is different.
If there...
03-15-14, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Rookie_DIYer

XSleeper - The only reason I wet the paper...

XSleeper -

The only reason I wet the paper tape is so it can stick to the mud better :) but I guess its just the same to add it to the mud and mix it. I always use the GREEN bucket mud, i'm not a...
03-14-14, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Rookie_DIYer

There is one thing I did not mention is I have...

There is one thing I did not mention is I have another bedroom same issue I re-tape it 2 times already so far still holding up.

No hydraulic oil, I picked up all the sheet rock myself when I build...
03-14-14, 04:01 PM
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Views: 8,339
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

marksr - the drywall does not move when i try to...

marksr - the drywall does not move when i try to press it.

Tolyn Ironhand - no he is too busy :(

possible bad or no ventilation issue?
03-14-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,339
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Its kind of hard for me think its a bad job to...

Its kind of hard for me think its a bad job to begin with. my brother in law did the tape job for me and he's been doing this for 20+yrs.

As mentioned earlier I re-tape (does fiber mesh tape peel...
03-14-14, 08:25 AM
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Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Drywall tape bubble and peeling

Hello,

I have a few areas on my 2nd floor's ceiling that the drywall tape is bubbling and/or peeling. One of the area(the second picture) I have took off the tape and re-tape it with mash tape...
08-10-07, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

I have tried both hand sanding and using a sander...

I have tried both hand sanding and using a sander and does not seem to be working. I do not remember what grit sandpaper I used. Any recommendation on what grit sandpaper I should use?

The paint...
08-08-07, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

I am not sure what brand of paint remover I used....

I am not sure what brand of paint remover I used.
Not sure if its oil or water base paint.
I know that if i just repaint it over I will see those crack lines =(
08-07-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

I am trying to remove the old paint and start...

I am trying to remove the old paint and start fresh coats. I forgot what brand I used but it was something I picked up from Wal-Mart. Due to multiple layers old paint on the door the paint remover is...
08-07-07, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Repaint Door

Hi
I have an exterior door that need to be repaint. It looks like it already have been painted 2-3 times in the pass already, now that there are paint cracks all over the door. What is the best way...
07-25-07, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Is it possible to get non standard size lock?...

Is it possible to get non standard size lock? Maybe special ordering? I believe the size hole on that door is a little less then 1 3/4".
07-24-07, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Changing Door Lock

Hello,

I have a deadbolt lock on my entrance door that I want to replace, however I am having a hard time finding the similar size ( 1 3/4 inch in diameter) at Home Depot and Lowe's. Will a...
07-09-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

The is completely gone after two coats of oil...

The is completely gone after two coats of oil base primer. Thank you so much marksr.
07-06-07, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

I will give the oil base primer a try. Thank you!

I will give the oil base primer a try. Thank you!
07-05-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Ceiling stain is not going away...

Hi,

I am currently in the process of painting on one of my bedroom. There is an old dried up water stain (kind of dark brown color) on my ceiling ( I believe I have a plaster ceiling not...
05-30-07, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Hi marksr, will regular primer (benjamin...

Hi marksr,

will regular primer (benjamin moore) do the job? or it must be solvent based primer?
05-22-07, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

I do not think it is drywall because this house...

I do not think it is drywall because this house is pretty old its between 80-100yrs old the other walls in the house are plasters.
05-22-07, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By Rookie_DIYer

Help with closet wall

Hi,

I am currently in the process of removing the wall papers in one of my bedroom. I have encounter a problem when removing the wall papers on the closet, underneath the wall paper there is...
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