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  • Posted in thread: Best way to glue Polymeric Skins (rigid insulation) together on 07-12-2014 at 08:11 PM
    I don't think wood glue will hold but give it a try. When I was a kid we used to coat foam with
    wood glue and use it as a pattern to do lost wax casting out of aluminum. It stuck ok for that.
    Do some ...

  • Posted in thread: Small crack in driveway on 07-12-2014 at 08:03 PM
    Around here it's not about looks rather its about keeping the drive from going back to nature
    after one winter. If you have a heavy freeze thaw cycle like we do a hairline crack will be
    half inch by s...

  • Posted in thread: how to thermal heat switch on 07-12-2014 at 07:58 PM
    Yep the cover snaps off. What you should have done was cover it with painters tape before you
    started. Sent from my iPhone using Home Repair

  • Posted in thread: need to fit garden hose end to either of faucets on 07-12-2014 at 07:55 PM
    There are adapters that fit the threads that hold the screen on the end of the faucet. Kitchen
    sinks attach portable dishwashers that way. I just converted an old claw foot tub to make it a
    shower usi...

  • Posted in thread: Repairing wall on 07-11-2014 at 05:50 PM
    There is nothing for scale in your photo. A pencil is a good one to relate to. That looks like
    regular texture paint. I get a finish like that mixing drywall mud and latex paint and rolling
    it on. Try...

  • Posted in thread: Anderson-Style windows won't close on 07-11-2014 at 10:53 AM
    I would use something like JB Weld. Drill the hole out bigger fill with the JB let harden then
    pilot drill and put the screws back in. Sent from my iPhone using Home Repair

  • Posted in thread: floor tub filler mount? on 07-11-2014 at 10:47 AM
    Nice work. I haven't used those connectors yet. Will have to check that out. Glad to help. Sent
    from my iPhone using Home Repair

  • Posted in thread: Swamp Cooler wont cool on 07-11-2014 at 07:02 AM
    You can even get one for your automobile. They used to rent them on both sides of the desert
    for the drive thru. was the big name in them.

  • Posted in thread: Resistance to closing door on 07-11-2014 at 06:39 AM
    If you have 3 hinges you can pull the pin from that one and see if it’s binding with it
    out. Something is just a little out of alignment. As it gets close to being closed all the pins
    are trying...

  • Posted in thread: Convert 3-bulb light from hardwired to plug on 07-11-2014 at 06:30 AM
    ZannejAll electrical wiring devices are divided into indoor and outdoor use and these systems
    are indoor usage. Bathrooms are fine and should be to code and GFCI protected. You don’t
    need a plug...