Last Activity:07-04-2012 2:02 PM
Posted in thread: Plaster walls on 07-03-2012 at 09:33 AM
My only caution would be after a few seasons. Air-conditioning and heater use tends to play
havoc with the humidity levels and shrinkage of the JC. I've seen the cracks return here in
Posted in thread: Shower head arm twisted on 07-02-2012 at 10:20 AM
I cant remember what you call this, the nipple or something, anyways, the thing coming out of
the wall where you screw the showerhead to is twisted. Its pointing at about 4 o clock. I
thought those we...
Posted in thread: weird experiance with existing ?latex? paint on 07-02-2012 at 09:53 AM
we are in the process of trying to repaint a bedroom in our house. I think going back probably
50 years ago someone painted over varnished wood trim and that coat never really took that
well. Over the...
Posted in thread: Does Self-Priming Paint Really Work? on 07-02-2012 at 09:48 AM
I wont use it. It covers like regular paint so you still need two coats, and its more
expensive. It also goes on thick. Might as well do it right and primer then paint. We did one
room in our hose wit...
Posted in thread: Plaster walls on 07-02-2012 at 09:46 AM
we've done a lot of painting in our 1920's with plaster walls. I've found that using the
premixed joint compound works really well at fixing the walls. Infact we just repainted a
gnarly wall with all ...
Posted in thread: advice on older home comfort. on 07-02-2012 at 09:40 AM
house was built in the early 20's. Still original plaster in most of the house. windows are
single pane, double hung, with good wall coverage. roof is relatively new, attic (house is a 4
square) has a...