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  • Posted in thread: Popcorn ceiling 'fix' on 10-19-2011 at 12:14 AM
    killz makes a popcorn paint I would try that it makes a mess you have to roll it in one
    direction though it might work. Hmm, interesting. So what you roll it on and it creates a
    smooth surface? never ...

  • Posted in thread: Need some advice on my renovation on 10-19-2011 at 12:11 AM
    Yeah I haven't used purple board in any bathrooms I have done yet mostly green I did a kitchen
    today and used green because I ran out of the white lol Yeah I do that too. Beats a trip to the
    store.

  • Posted in thread: Need some advice on my renovation on 10-18-2011 at 12:00 PM
    Oh I thought green board was fine for ceilings?!?... How about purple board? I cant imagine
    using regular for any bath unless it doesn't have shower.... Perma wash has a good mold proof
    paint. I don't...

  • Posted in thread: Need some advice on my renovation on 10-17-2011 at 12:58 AM
    You may not want to use greenboard for your ceiling in the main part of your bathroom. I don't
    believe it is rated for horizontal application, that is what i've read anyways. Apparently it
    does not ha...

  • Posted in thread: Popcorn ceiling 'fix' on 10-17-2011 at 12:40 AM
    another option that I see used most frequently for getting rid of a popcorn ceiling for a flat
    look- Scrape the popcorn off, use water lightly to help. 2 skimcoats of drywall compound over
    the whole a...

  • Posted in thread: Installing an interior door PLUMB on a frame that lacks one on 10-17-2011 at 12:25 AM
    If you want a "dummy door" you may want to put a sheet of doorskin up and use it as a jig,
    never done this however I have heard of it being done. another way would be to get a helper and
    place the doo...

  • Posted in thread: Privacy Fence gate repair....HELP! on 10-17-2011 at 12:10 AM
    Just get other estimates if you aren't confident, compare them and go with the one you feel
    comfortable with.As mentioned it is best to get written quotes, with a scope of work. That way
    everyone know...

  • Posted in thread: new to the site on 10-17-2011 at 12:06 AM
    Hello all, just came across the site and signed up. I am a carpenter from Vancouver BC, with a
    small home improvement business. Looking forward to learning new things and giving advice..

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