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Is there something that you put on after the deck...

Is there something that you put on after the deck stain? I'm leaning toward the oil prime and paint. Surprised you said latex rather than oil based. But then you know a LOT more than me. I'm guessing...
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Good thought. I ended up asking the guy next...

Good thought. I ended up asking the guy next door. Somehow he got it installed.
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Cool Painting an outdoor wooden glider

I have sanded down my outdoor glider and want to put a good seal on it. This wood is not 2x4s. It is pretty good wood but I don't know what kind. I live in Florida so it gets some pretty intense sun...
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Yes. I'm sure. This room was added to the house...

Yes. I'm sure. This room was added to the house after the fact.
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Here's the shelf

It's an IKEA item.
I guess I thought you didn't use anchors in concrete
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Question Which fastener for clothing rod

I'm installing a clothes hanging rod on a concrete wall. Instructions say to use anchors to hang the rod. Probably not the best on a concrete wall. Should I use tapcon screws? They wouldn't look as...
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Hey thanks!! At least I'd have the right parts!!

Hey thanks!! At least I'd have the right parts!!
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Unhappy Shower/Tub faucet won't turn off

Here I am again asking for help. The faucet has a mind of it's own. Won't turn off. No control over it. Water turned off locally but still dripping for now. Oh well.
I'm thinking it needs a new...
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Thanks for sharing your information!

Thanks for sharing your information!
02-14-20, 07:08 AM
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Pic was only to show type of door. Warp is at a...

Pic was only to show type of door. Warp is at a diagonal so it is all screwed up
02-10-20, 02:45 PM
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Aaaaaauuuuuuugghhhhhhhhhhh! 😩 Well, at least...

Aaaaaauuuuuuugghhhhhhhhhhh! 😩

Well, at least this is Florida, known for humidity. Guess its worth a try. I was SO hoping to be done with them.
02-10-20, 07:45 AM
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Unhappy Warped Closet Doors

I have spent hours and hours stripping old paint off of a set of louvered closet doors. Gave them a couple of coats of paint and went to re-install them. One of the doors is warped now. (The doors...
01-26-20, 12:59 PM
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That's the plan. I have learned the hard way that...

That's the plan. I have learned the hard way that it is necessary to strip off the many layers of paint I am finding on the doors. I plan to paint them again but really prefer to get them as smooth...
01-26-20, 09:20 AM
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Thanks! I am not familiar with either of those...

Thanks! I am not familiar with either of those but I'll check them out.
01-26-20, 08:53 AM
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Smile Which sander to use?

I am going to do a paint stripping and then sand a louvered closet door. Would using a round sander or rectangular sander make a difference? I need to get one or the other but don't know which to...
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Posted By MaryP

Separate primer and paint it is then

Thanks so much for your help. I pretty much figured that the drywall would soak up a lot of paint so a separate primer would be in order. Then two coats of paint it is. I appreciate the confirmation.
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Cool Paint and primer in one?

New drywall going up. Will I get decent coverage if I use two coats of paint and primer in one or should I use a primer and paint two coats of regular wall paint?
08-01-19, 03:38 PM
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Posted By MaryP

I appreciate your answer. There is the sliding...

I appreciate your answer.
There is the sliding glass door between the new 'room' and the master bedroom. Wouldn't that count as a second escape? Makes sense about the bedroom window.
So it...
08-01-19, 01:06 PM
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Posted By MaryP

Wink Add temp room

Hi - I'm in need of a temporary (few years) bedroom. Thinking of taking my 14 x 22 foot family room and putting up a temporary but solid full wall up at about the 8 foot mark making it an 8 x 14 foot...
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Oh geez. I was hoping that had done it. The...

Oh geez. I was hoping that had done it. The plumber fed the snake from the roof so the 33 feet is probably under my dining room or living room. I DO have a cleanout right by the septic tank that a...
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Thumbs up Turns out that the lift pump to the septic...

Turns out that the lift pump to the septic drainfield had died. It got my attention by the blaring alarm going off. I got that replaced and have had no problems since then. I guess that 8 years is a...
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Update - neighbor has suggested that when this...

Update - neighbor has suggested that when this happens again I request a power wash kind of thing for my pipes.
In the meantime I am expecting a copy of the camera results.

Comments?

Thanks...
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That shoots that idea. I am not comfortable...

That shoots that idea. I am not comfortable removing the toilet myself nor asking my brother to do it on a yearly basis. He would say no problem but I dont think itís cool to ask.
Guess that leaves...
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Upside of the clog is master bath...

Upside of the clog is master bath (shower/sink/toilet only) and possibly kitchen. I don't use the garbage disposal and do rinse dishes before loading into dishwasher.
I'm thinking that Pilot Dane is...
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According to the plumber I have steel pipes. He...

According to the plumber I have steel pipes. He says the line is clear but there is a little 'dip' 33 feet in. They never told me what it was that clogged it up or exactly where it was. We do not put...
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