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04-02-13, 10:05 AM
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Thanks for the info., paint just never comes out...

Thanks for the info., paint just never comes out the right color, so I become my own chemist.
04-01-13, 07:00 PM
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Posted By kieron

Mixing paint and primer

Can you mix flat wall paint with a basic primer to make the color lighter?
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Views: 1,037
Posted By kieron

Staining Deck..Not doing Something Right

I'm staining my redwood deck, the railing came out great. On to the deck planks, they also look good with the exception of the knots, they aren't holding any stain. I'm using Cabots semi-clear...
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Views: 984
Posted By kieron

Thank you, appreciate the help!

Thank you, appreciate the help!
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Views: 984
Posted By kieron

Stain, Seal or both???

I've pressure washed my redwood deck, it's dry and ready for...that's my question. I've been told to just seal it with clear, stain and then seal, or use all in one stain and sealer. What do you...
05-17-09, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By kieron

Trouble shooting a mostly dead circuit.

Three wall sockets seemed to have gone dead. Resetting breakers didn't help. Outlet tester showed Hot/Gnd reversed. Odd - circuit has no power, since several working devices don't work in any of...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By kieron

Glass in disposal

I realized that a shot glass had fallen into the garbage disposal when I turned it on and it was too late. I pulled out as many large chunks as I could. My question is, if I turn it back on, will...
04-22-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By kieron

re: shower drain doesn't.

Physical arrangement is

| shower | sink | toilet | sink |
| shower |
| shower |
| shower |

Don't know how the drains connect.

Does that help?
04-16-07, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By kieron

Shower drain doesn't.

Hi,

We snake the drain, and it seems clear -- it will drain just fine with the shower on full for half an hour. But, shut it off,
and next day it drains for a minute or two, then stops.

Three...
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Views: 4,057
Posted By kieron

Fast Drying Concrete

I was afraid you would say that, but I do see your point, and thanks for the input.
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Views: 4,057
Posted By kieron

Fast Drying Concrete

The patio is ugly, but is also cracked, not level anymore, and in really bad shape. I will be selling the house soon and starting to run low on resources. Thought I could get away without the...
Replies: 9
Views: 4,057
Posted By kieron

Fast Drying Concrete

I guess I am trying to find a quick fix for a cement patio that is in real bad shape. I was thinking I could use something like quickrete, and walk maker, and put it right on top of the old cement....
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Views: 4,057
Posted By kieron

Fast Drying Concrete

Thanks for the suggestions. Also, can you put new concrete right over the old?
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Views: 4,057
Posted By kieron

Fast Drying Concrete

I was wondering if anyone could suggest a quick drying concrete that might be cheaper than quickrete. Maybe something in bulk. Thank you, Kieron
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By kieron

If it turns out that I do have to wait until...

If it turns out that I do have to wait until spring, is that OK, and, will this compromise the wood in any way? Thanks for the help. Kieron
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Views: 944
Posted By kieron

Question deck sealing and moisture

I know it's late in the season to be doing this, but we have a new redwood deck (built 3 or 4 months ago) that was cleaned two days ago and is ready for sealant/stain. It is sunny today, but is due...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,695
Posted By kieron

Question Flat Paint in bathroom?

I just painted my entire bathroom, and then realized I had used flat latex (don't know what I was thinking). To make matters worse, it is a dark burgandy color, and not an easy color to paint over. ...
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Views: 18,908
Posted By kieron

Thanks for all the suggestions, I would like to...

Thanks for all the suggestions, I would like to take care of this asap. Also, one more question. Do you think that this is something the contractor should be responsible for, because it seems like...
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Views: 18,908
Posted By kieron

It is a 30'X15' redwood deck attached to the...

It is a 30'X15' redwood deck attached to the house, and spans over the driveway (two car) and front walkway. 6 4x4's and I believe they are 12'. Each support beam has a 2' fork at the top. The 2...
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Views: 18,908
Posted By kieron

Question How to stop sway in second story deck

We recently had a second story 30' X 15' deck built. We notiiced that it sways quite a bit, and feel it should be reinforced somehow. What is the best way to take this sway out? Any suggestions...
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Views: 13,046
Posted By kieron

Question Too Soon To Waterproof New Redwood Deck?

I was just about out the door to buy some kind of sealant or waterproofing, when I stopped to read this forum for suggestions. I am now completely confused! I know this question seems to come up...
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Views: 1,413
Posted By kieron

Question using metacrylics on new deck

We are about to replace a rotting second story deck. I had planned on using redwood, but my contractor suggested this metacrylics elastomeric system over plywood to keep the costs down. The only...
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By kieron

Thanks, and another question

Thanks for the idea. I am doing a burn off as we speak. What I am concerned about, is if it still smells like plastic, could it still be dangerous to breath. I don't mind the smell if it is not...
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By kieron

HELP! fire in oven-need it for Thanksgiving dinner

A pan that appeared to be metal turned out to be plastic and caused a fire in the oven. I know the fumes from the plastic are caustic and should be avoided. I have gotten the bulk of the burnt...
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Views: 134,351
Posted By kieron

To Ron

Hi Ron,

You were right about the bathtub ideal. My husband got the bed as far as the bathtub and said, "I can't believe you talked me into this, it's pure insanity". Before I put water INTO the...
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