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  • Posted in thread: what's a quick fix for sink & bath drain clogs? on 12-04-2009 at 08:17 PM
    when the roto-rooter guy came one time, he gave us a container of enzyme and said to pour it
    down the drain once a month. anyone know if this stuff can be bought retail, and if so, where,
    and how much...

  • Posted in thread: which is better for indoor touch up acrylic or vinyl latex? on 12-04-2009 at 07:58 PM
    Nestor:thicker paint has more additives, correct? i don't understand the science why
    agglomeration would cause the whole paint job to be darker, i.e when applied with more shear
    force. i can understan...

  • Posted in thread: which is better for indoor touch up acrylic or vinyl latex? on 12-03-2009 at 09:43 PM
    Nestor:your making me think creatively. can you imagine a paint that is almost completely
    transulent, like just translucent plexiglass binder with added material that creates a glass
    effect with spott...

  • Posted in thread: how do you repair a doorknob hole? on 12-03-2009 at 09:30 PM
    that is a very fine thumb mold. speaking of plaster of paris... isn't that the stuff you use in
    paper mache. what if you added very fine particles of paper mache or other fibrous material to
    the water...

  • Posted in thread: which is better for indoor touch up acrylic or vinyl latex? on 12-03-2009 at 09:02 PM
    Nestor:what i think i've learned about paint is that it's all about "rocks" suspended in
    binder. flat paint has more "rocks", i.e. extender pigments, than gloss paint, which causes
    more whitening effe...

  • Posted in thread: what's a quick fix for sink & bath drain clogs? on 12-03-2009 at 07:50 PM
    that claw looks like a neat product. gonna give it a try. anyone ever try putting nair down a
    drain?

  • Posted in thread: which is better for indoor touch up acrylic or vinyl latex? on 12-03-2009 at 07:44 PM
    i think i have it now. what i thought i would accomplish by diluting the paint, is really using
    a gloss paint instead of a flat paint. painting is a complex endeavor. i think i learned
    something. than...

  • Posted in thread: how do you repair a doorknob hole? on 12-02-2009 at 09:40 PM
    the glazing putty takes a long time to harden. it's great for nail holes and even anchor holes.
    i painted over it and it took the paint well. i'll never work with epoxy again. it's messy,
    leaves a bum...

  • Posted in thread: which is better for indoor touch up acrylic or vinyl latex? on 12-02-2009 at 09:14 PM
    that's quite a wealth of information. However, the results of my touch up seems to contradict
    the science... which is the latex paint i used lightened up after it dried which left slightly
    visible spo...

  • Posted in thread: how do you repair a doorknob hole? on 11-25-2009 at 09:42 PM
    DAP Products - Repair Products - DAP® Painter's Putty '53' ®

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