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  • Posted in thread: Beadboard Ceiling on 01-17-2017 at 05:38 PM
    Also looks like black stains which is likely black mold from old roof leaks.

  • Posted in thread: Polyurethaning over a recently stained floor-it's hazy after drying. Normal? on 01-16-2017 at 10:01 AM
    What type woods on the floor?This is just my personal opinion.Most of what you have done so far
    is the way I would have done it.Stain is called stain for a reason, it needs to soak into the
    wood, not ...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for ideas to improving my exterior! on 01-11-2017 at 06:32 PM
    Something looks odd in those pictures about that center gable, is there really dark stains and
    circles on it?You have fungus stains on the roof that need to go.If I saw a purple door on a
    home I was l...

  • Posted in thread: Failed front door handle - won't retract bolt - how to replace??? on 01-08-2017 at 07:48 PM
    Look on the bottom of the trim ring and door handles.There should be a hole in the handles for
    a set screw and a slot in the trim ring for a flat screwdriver to pop it off.No way are there
    going to be...

  • Posted in thread: Outlets pull out from the wall on 01-07-2017 at 09:05 AM
    Take the cover plate off and post a picture so we can see what your seeing or as you've seen
    everyone's guessing.

  • Posted in thread: Refacing luan doors on 01-06-2017 at 07:11 PM
    Just not worth the time, effort, money to try and fix them.New prehung MDF raised panel doors
    would look far better and be cheaper.

  • Posted in thread: difficult wall opening repair question on 01-05-2017 at 09:14 AM
    Or use Bronze wool instead, no tape needed.

  • Posted in thread: Victorian House Attic Window Frame on 01-03-2017 at 05:42 PM
    Why do you need light in an attic that most likely was never intended as storage or living
    space?Far more important that there's proper air venting.Sure would help if there was a
    location in your prof...

  • Posted in thread: Moisture inside attic around Skylight on 01-02-2017 at 06:03 AM
    If someone laid a sheet of poly over that insulation, it needs to go.How is this roof vented?If
    there's soffit vents, that insulation never should have been jammed into the outside edge like

  • Posted in thread: Wood stripped screw hole on 01-01-2017 at 06:28 AM
    Just use a longer screw that's the same gauge so the screws into the framing behind the jamb
    not just in the jamb.


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