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  • Posted in thread: Primer mistake! on 02-19-2012 at 12:33 PM
    What type of paints are involved? Interior or exterior, latex or oil? Inadvertently mixing and
    matching the two can cause problems at times, but it's less common with modern paints.

  • Posted in thread: What is the best way to quit smoking? on 02-19-2012 at 12:22 PM
    One thing you must do is look at your normal routine and identify your "problem" times. I used
    to drive 2 hrs to and from work every day down in DC, and it didn't take me long to realize
    that a good c...

  • Posted in thread: HELP hiding gap! on 02-19-2012 at 12:10 PM
    An outside corner over the existing bulkhead corner would be the fix for me, even if I had to
    make the moulding myself out of a few pieces of standard OG base trim.

  • Posted in thread: Ceramic tile floor squeaks after roof leak on 02-19-2012 at 12:03 PM
    What type of screws, was it glued, etc are all big questions. The gap needed to cause a squeak
    is sometimes so small you can't even see it move while staring directly at it. Speaking of
    staring at it....

  • Posted in thread: Opinions on Remodel Design. on 01-25-2012 at 06:50 PM
    Neal is dead on with the arches...they are tough to get right. First the openings need to be
    roughly the same size...they just look better that way. Everyone will naturally look at
    them...then compare...

  • Posted in thread: Sagging 2nd Story Floor After Main Floor Load-Bearing Wall Altered Below on 01-25-2012 at 06:43 PM
    My :2cents: can sort of be summed up in my signature line. Definitely get a qualified engineer
    on it asap. Just reading through this thread made me nervous and angry at the same timeGood
    luck with it ...

  • Posted in thread: Whats The Price of Unleaded Gas Where You Are? on 01-25-2012 at 06:28 PM
    Holding in the $3.50 range. On another note, I just heard on the radio today that our esteemed
    Governor is now going to introduce legislation to raise the gas tax by 30 cents, not the
    previously repor...

  • Posted in thread: Resolutions on 01-25-2012 at 06:19 PM
    Believe me, I am doing more exercise now than I ever did...all aimed at my core and back
    muscles. I don't necessarily need to STOP working in the field, I just need to stop working
    STUPID in the field...

  • Posted in thread: Tiling a backsplash on 01-18-2012 at 06:49 PM
    Yeah, pre-mixed grout in a bag gives me the

  • Posted in thread: Resolutions on 01-18-2012 at 06:08 PM
    Seems being a GC and having back problems would be the worst. Especially in this economy,
    where keeping the tool belt off is tougher than ever. When it was booming, I did more on the
    phone in my offi...

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