Daryl in Nanoose

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  • I live on Vancouver Island, BC Canada I have been in Home Improvement and construction my whole life
  • Wood Working, Camping, This forum
  • Home Improvement
  • Daryl
  • Male
  • Remodeling my shop for better storage and working inviroment with new ideas .
  • Nanoose Bay
  • BC


  • Posted in thread: Anti-mildew paint or regular paint for kitchen? on 10-13-2017 at 09:14 PM
    I have never worried about it in Kitchens just make sure its at least eggshell for easier
    cleanup. Bathrooms however really should be mildew resistant. I have been in sooooooo many
    baths with water ru...

  • Posted in thread: How long does paint take to set? on 10-13-2017 at 09:07 PM
    The longer you leave it the less chance for failure

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen Cabinet recommendations? on 08-02-2015 at 06:09 PM
    An alternative to replacing your cabinets is cabinet refacing. It's often less expensive and a
    faster process. Not a DIY though.Well if you have a workshop with woodworking tools you can do
    it, just k...

  • Posted in thread: Workshop electrical issue on 03-01-2015 at 05:52 PM
    Is this a detached shop? Sounds like a problem with the feeder cable. Possibly one hot open or
    the neutral?Thanks for the reply, further investigation turned out to be faulty breaker and it
    melted the...

  • Posted in thread: Workshop electrical issue on 03-01-2015 at 10:14 AM
    I have a panel in the shop with a 40 amp main, . Now all of a sudden only 2 15 amp circuits are
    working and all the rest are not. About 2 months ago I went and turned on my thermostat for my
    drywall h...

  • Posted in thread: Where do my gutters lead to???? on 11-03-2012 at 09:04 PM
    gutter and perimiter drains flow down through an underground trench, Perferated pipe is used
    around the house at the footings and travels down the trench slowly taking the water away
    gutter drains are...

  • Posted in thread: Cementboard Siding on 11-03-2012 at 08:22 PM
    Cracks in Hardie siding, have never seen this exept the top corners near the ends so yah a pic
    is defenitly needed here:)

  • Posted in thread: OSB vs Ply on 10-18-2012 at 09:13 AM
    I use regular plywood when I can but I always get the the felt and paper on right away:)

  • Posted in thread: Painting Question on 10-16-2012 at 07:33 PM
    No, you don't normilly have to back prime just in moisture area's and you can buy preprimed
    moulding's, there as common as bread and butter then you just install, caulk and fill and sand,
    then 2 coats...

  • Posted in thread: My painter only pained part of fascia. on 10-14-2012 at 11:51 AM
    oh hell yeahs, little bit on the roofing gonna get covered up by the gutters guess is
    he was going to come back and cut in and forgot or ran out of timeUnless of course it's a Gable
    in with ...


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