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08-30-16, 06:30 PM
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What won't latex Kilz work on?

What won't latex Kilz work on?
08-30-16, 06:25 PM
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I'm sorry I'm not good with the correct terms of...

I'm sorry I'm not good with the correct terms of the flooring. I do know that we are replacing the floor I cut out with 5/8 OSB. I didn't take any pictures yet.
08-30-16, 11:17 AM
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Posted By mcdoerr

How to install new floor & cover with vinyl or vinyl tile floor?

I am remodeling a modular house that is on a permanent foundation. I'm gutting nearly all of it, putting in new floors, walls, etc. I had to completely cut out the pressed wood floor in one room due...
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Views: 1,240
Posted By mcdoerr

Ok Thanks for all the advice :)

Ok Thanks for all the advice :)
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Views: 1,240
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Ok Thanks Again ! I was hoping I didn't have to...

Ok Thanks Again ! I was hoping I didn't have to sand. What is the reason to not paint the door a dark color?
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Views: 447
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Thanks for the advice. I thought it was probably...

Thanks for the advice. I thought it was probably too late to try stain. Like one of you said - I'll just get used to the lighter wood ! I'm not going to start over !
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Repainting exterior metal doors

I have two exterior doors that the previous owner painted. I believe they were primed steel doors. The paint they put on feels sticky. I want to paint them a different color. Do I need to do anything...
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Posted By mcdoerr

Stain Advice Needed

I have rough sawn bead board type paneling that I'm installing on my ceiling. I wanted to put a light protective finnish on it before I installed it. I chose to cover it with water based...
07-13-16, 06:38 PM
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Views: 2,408
Posted By mcdoerr

Oh yeah ! Thanks again !! After I wrote...

Oh yeah ! Thanks again !! After I wrote question about needing framing on the sides of the ceiling I re- thought that & realized that there would be something on the side where the drywall is! Da...
07-13-16, 10:12 AM
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Views: 2,408
Posted By mcdoerr

Thank You

Thank you for the responses. I should have stated the bead board is unfinished 4x8 sheets. The finnish is rough & I want it that way. It is for my cabin & I'm going for the rustic look. I am planning...
07-12-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,408
Posted By mcdoerr

How to install beadboard on ceiling?

I want to install beadboard paneling on a cathedral ceiling. There is drywall on the ceiling now, which I have painted with Kilz. I want install the panels with the lines going the same way as the...
08-22-15, 11:41 PM
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Views: 965
Posted By mcdoerr

There is no natural gas available at the cabin....

There is no natural gas available at the cabin. There is electricity. But I was told heating with electric was way too expensive. Someone suggested that we could easily install a wall furnace or even...
08-21-15, 05:59 AM
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The Cabin is 650 sq. ft. There are 3 rooms. Why...

The Cabin is 650 sq. ft. There are 3 rooms. Why we wanted a constant heat source is that we wanted the cabin to stay heated in the winter when we are gone. We would like to use the cabin on...
08-20-15, 09:32 PM
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Posted By mcdoerr

Can a furnace be installed?

We are considering buying a cabin in northern Michigan that is presently heated with only a wood stove. We would like a more reliable heat source such as propane or possible natural gas if it is...
12-14-12, 12:23 PM
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Posted By mcdoerr

Sky Light Covering

We have a skylight in the kitchen. In the winter we enjoy the extra light that comes in. In the summer the light is too much. Does anyone have any ideas on covering the skylight opening from the...
12-12-12, 03:48 PM
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Views: 1,460
Posted By mcdoerr

The home is on block piers that are on a cement...

The home is on block piers that are on a cement slab. Do you think I would still need a moisture barrier. We have checked underneath the home several times and have never found any puddles on the...
12-11-12, 08:43 AM
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Posted By mcdoerr

Insulating Skirtin on Manufactured Home

I live in a manufactured home. The bottom is completely skirted with aluminum. I am wondering if it would be beneficial for heating purposes to insulate the inside of the skirting. I do live in...
12-11-12, 08:31 AM
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Posted By mcdoerr

Thanks & Any more adive?

Thanks for the info. You confirmed my suspicions! The space between my steel door & storm door is about 6 inches. I do have weatherstripping around the frame close to the steel door side. But...
12-09-12, 06:24 PM
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Views: 16,545
Posted By mcdoerr

moisture on inside of storm door

What causes moisture on the glass on the inside of my storm door? There is no moisture build up on the windows in the house, but the inside of storm doors are always clouded with moisture. I live in...
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