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Posted in thread: paint metal before putting in concrete? on 11-26-2014 at 11:34 PM
You could paint multiple light coats with Rustoleum as a protectant. Moisture will eventually
get into the metal so you could add a complete covering with pipe wrap tape. This will help
seal the shaft...
Posted in thread: Glad to be here on 11-25-2014 at 07:49 PM
Lots of questions about HVAC ... You could be very valuable here. :D
Posted in thread: New user from Oregon on 11-25-2014 at 07:48 PM
Aren't YOU lucky to have discovered this site! Lots of really skilled people here with the
ability to solve just about any problem you can post.Just remember to provide a good
description, pictures to...
Posted in thread: Hoses for sink faucet on 11-24-2014 at 10:44 PM
Neal is always right ... They will want to know why the standard (3/8" is standard) does not
work. An adapter can be found ... or you can change out those old angle stops for nice new
ones. These are ...
Posted in thread: gfi? on 11-21-2014 at 12:39 PM
Nope, it would not have tripped. However, in the future, do it right the first time. :D I mean,
how hard is it ? Black to black, white to white, ground is typically bare copper.One of the
skills for e...
Posted in thread: GFCI outlet seems to trip several times a week on 11-16-2014 at 08:09 PM
Replace the GFCI. If it trips again, you know the problem is external to the receptacle. Double
check all exterior receptacles and/or lights which might be on the same circuit. Another idea:
Posted in thread: Painting a Brick Fireplace on 11-16-2014 at 08:03 PM
Once you paint, it is forever ruined. In theory, you could sand blast the surface but not a
good idea.Yes, a white wash (essentially thinned paint which is ragged) will allow the brick
color to show t...
Posted in thread: Hi All on 11-12-2014 at 12:05 PM
Welcome, recovering IT guy ... This is where you can put those manual skills to work (and I
don't mean the "manuals" that somebody in China wrote).If you have questions, be explicit,
include pics, and...
Posted in thread: Veterans Day on 11-11-2014 at 10:14 PM
Veterans Day is to honor those who served and made it back, even if injured in some
manner.Memorial Day is when we honor those who paid the ultimate price in defense of freedom
and liberty.Today, I ho...
Posted in thread: Stains keep appearing in drywall on 11-09-2014 at 08:07 PM
Try sealing the areas with ZILZ and spot re-painting. You seem to be getting some bleed through
of some kind.