Last Activity:12-09-2013 11:25 AM
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Posted in thread: Split/checking in new wood roof support post on 12-04-2013 at 05:47 PM
Personally, I don't think it's that big of a deal. As soon as you get a break in the weather,
you might want to work some primer, oil based if possible, into the crack to seal it for the
winter. In th...
Posted in thread: To paint or not to paint. on 11-30-2013 at 11:27 AM
OP,The biggest problem you encounter when painting cabinets is adhesion. It varies from
difficult to nearly impossible and brushed or rolled on is rarely as even as the factory
finish. I'm with havasu...
Posted in thread: Ceiling Cracks on 11-05-2013 at 10:40 AM
OP,In similar situations I've used 36" wide self-adhesive fiber glass matting on whole rooms.
It's just like the tape but wide. Naturally, there is a lot of spackling involved but it does
give an exce...
Posted in thread: Painting vs Staining Stair Treads on 10-30-2013 at 01:33 PM
OP,I did a job like that a couple of years back. Stain and varnish is the way to go. It doesn't
show anywhere near the scuffing that paint will. I saw the stairs again recently while there
Posted in thread: Corroding Fence... Dog issue... on 10-30-2013 at 01:18 PM
Minwax makes a 2 part polyester filler. You could sand down as much as possible, pack the
Minwax into the holes to fill the cavity as much as possible, sand smooth, prime the bad areas
with Rustoleum ...
Posted in thread: Electric oven slow to heat up on 10-21-2013 at 11:38 AM
Posted in thread: Electric oven slow to heat up on 10-20-2013 at 08:53 AM
Finally got it. J B968S0K1SS Any guidance on how to approach the issue would be most welcome.
Posted in thread: solid color deck stain on 10-19-2013 at 08:48 AM
The new solid color deck stains are water based acrylic latex and are very durable, but careful
surface preparation is critical to success. On well weathered areas you can power wash and then
Posted in thread: Storing lawnmower on 10-15-2013 at 02:46 PM
For the last cut of the year I use gas with stabilizer in it then store it when done. I top it
off with fresh gas in the Spring and it always starts on the first pull. I do the same with an
8 HP leaf ...
Posted in thread: Can I replace this window inside old door? on 10-13-2013 at 09:58 AM
That's a jalousie window in that door. Chances are it would be cheaper to buy a new door than
have a window fabricated to fit.