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  • Posted in thread: Textured ceiling cracks? on 06-22-2012 at 08:26 AM
    I have worked with plaster for over 20 years. I can tell you that the crack is getting worse
    because most probably you have a calcimine ceiling. You have had a leak in that area and even
    if it were dr...

  • Posted in thread: Re: Need help with 3 yr old flat roof still under warranty on 02-22-2012 at 07:15 AM
    I can say by experience that the cracks in your ceiling are old or have had moisture issues
    before. For drywall to get the way it looks takes a long time.

  • Posted in thread: Sagging Flat Roof and leak on 02-22-2012 at 07:12 AM
    If there is insulation in the roof, there could be mold because it would take a lot longer for
    the water to dry up.

  • Posted in thread: how best to strip wood on Victorian Shutters on 02-22-2012 at 07:10 AM
    Wear a mask and use a heat gun and putty knife. I works great.

  • Posted in thread: Granite Counter top and Base on 02-22-2012 at 07:10 AM
    Everyone has the same thing with granite. It is normal. But usually with good granite
    companies, they never leave fiberglass tape on the bottom of the granite. Try to peal it off.

  • Posted in thread: Re-laying ceramic tile over particle board on slab on 02-22-2012 at 07:06 AM
    You can get a few more years by putting mastic or what seems to be vct glue on the floor. Then
    when you have the funds or the time, go ahead and it it right.

  • Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 02-22-2012 at 07:04 AM
    It could be as simple as adding a header underneath the floor joist, hoping that it is the

  • Posted in thread: beadboard chair molding on 02-22-2012 at 07:00 AM
    it is as simple as using a table saw and cutting out a 1/4" x 1/4" notch on the bottom of the
    chair rail so it sits nice and snug.

  • Posted in thread: utility room - cement flooring on 02-22-2012 at 06:58 AM
    The proper way of doing a utility floor from the get go is to put in a floor drain. Thee floor
    drain is extra water prevention. The floor drain can go in the basement and drain in a sink,
    depending on...

  • Posted in thread: kitchen counters and not straight walls on 02-16-2012 at 10:55 AM
    If you have a cabinet above you can easily fill the space with plaster and level it off.