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  • Posted in thread: Edger left white hazy/cloud after sanding on floors on 05-27-2012 at 08:13 PM
    It was a question of bridging the gap between the 40 grit and the 100/120 foam backed finishing
    discs. I went back to HD and found the foam backed 100/120 discs, but they were only hook and
    loop and o...

  • Posted in thread: Edger left white hazy/cloud after sanding on floors on 05-26-2012 at 10:24 AM
    Hello All,New homeowner here trying to DIY my floors.I used my Porter Cable random orbital hand
    sander w/ a rented U-Sand Pro: ( started w/ 40 grit U-Sand and then used the Porter Cable w/ a
    40 grit ...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-15-2012 at 06:47 AM
    haha, yeah this I know....From Yahoo Answers:the pipes were old radiant heating pipes. and yes
    they were sometimes installed in attic ceilings.(your ground floor could be concrete making it
    difficult ...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-14-2012 at 11:42 PM
    I think you're absolutely correct! of trying to trace those lines, I should only need to crank
    the heat and listen for the pipes starting to creak or being hot to the touch. Heck of a lot
    easier than...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-14-2012 at 10:48 PM
    Only other thing in the attic is the air handler for the central air, but the A/C has only been
    in the home for a few years, pipes look like they've been there for ages.

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-14-2012 at 10:32 PM
    Ok, the 1/2 "Ultralight" Sheetrock is up! But we have a problem...So we cut holes for the
    recessed lighting in the kitchen, through the new drywall that was erected over the old popcorn
    ceilings. We s...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-03-2012 at 10:42 PM
    That is a question of mine as well... they are 2 x 10s, 16 on center I believe. A buddy says
    it's not like the ceilings joists are carrying the weight of people walking on them, they'll be
    fine. Anoth...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-03-2012 at 10:19 PM
    Actually another question I have is about about recessed lighting.I purchased 5 of these:"Halo
    4 in. LED New Construction Recessed Lighting Housing"And 5 of these:"EcoSmart 4 in. 9.5-Watt
    (65W) LED Do...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-03-2012 at 10:16 PM
    I'm feeling more comfy with leaving stripping the popcorn from directly below the plaster, then
    nailing furring strips to the ceilings joist, then hanging 1/2in drywall to the furring strips,
    tape & m...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling My First Popcorn/stucco Ceilings Over Plaster..... on 05-02-2012 at 11:40 AM
    Hello Everyone,I'm a new to this game (have painted mostly as well as put up drywall on walls
    in new construction as well as small repairs). I'm tackling my first set of popcorn/stucco over
    plaster ce...

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