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05-31-2011

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    ABOUT ME

  • I'm a full-time writer and web designer for contractor sites worldwide.
  • Cooking, home improvement, gardening, exercizing, aquariums, writing
  • Web Designer, Writer
  • Gale
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  • Branford
  • CT

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  • Posted in thread: Wood on concrete on 02-20-2012 at 08:20 AM
    Good morning, Dick!I found my article -- it was published on PCI: Paint & Coatings Industry
    Magazine on September 2004, titled "Acrylic Latex Paints: Still the Gold Standard for Exterior
    Performance."...

  • Posted in thread: Wood on concrete on 02-18-2012 at 10:50 AM
    Concrete is NOT acidic. It is an alkali material because of the materials.Concrete is not as
    porous as the wood and does not absorb as much moisture.Mechanical attachment is always best
    when you attac...

  • Posted in thread: Wood on concrete on 02-18-2012 at 07:39 AM
    I have an 8x8 concrete slab that I want to build and enclosed porch on top of and I've been
    doing some research on the best way to add 2x4 up the slab to make the frame. I'm not sure if
    glue would suf...

  • Posted in thread: Clogged Kitchen Sink on 06-04-2011 at 05:57 AM
    Well, all right, then.

  • Posted in thread: Clogged Kitchen Sink on 06-03-2011 at 06:31 AM
    So... when they said ""THRIFT's non-acid formula will not harm fine fixtures, porcelain, chrome
    trim, polished brass, plastic or metal pipes"... they were lying outright?

  • Posted in thread: Clogged Kitchen Sink on 06-01-2011 at 09:19 PM
    Redwood -- I was thinking of the non-acid drain cleaner found here.At least in the marketing
    copy, it reads:"THRIFT's non-acid formula will not harm fine fixtures, porcelain, chrome trim,
    polished bra...

  • Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 06-01-2011 at 09:16 PM
    Concrete Treat, The venting is out side of the insulation so the box or attic has freash air
    and the house is still an insulated box.OH! I understand now. Thank you!And call me Gale. :-)

  • Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 05-31-2011 at 11:12 PM
    Welcome to House Repair Talk. Yes you need to install ventilation and probably insulation.
    Ventilation will work as intake at the lowest point on the roof and exhaust at the highest.
    Call a couple roo...

  • Posted in thread: bad concrete on pool decking on 05-31-2011 at 11:05 PM
    we hired a contractor to resurface our pool decking, it looked bad from the start, discolored
    in several different variations, cracks, etc. they did pour the concrete during a temp. of
    25degrees? That...

  • Posted in thread: Basement floor drain question on 05-31-2011 at 11:00 PM
    Got a question about the plumbing in this house....One story house with a daylight basement..
    basement has a full bathroom..City water and house septic system. My question is as you see in
    the picture...

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