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  • Posted in thread: Is there a difference on 02-16-2012 at 08:10 PM
    It is an extra layer of glass to prevent the glass from shattering from exposure to moisture.
    Also, the bulb is more sealed to moisture in general. Mostly they are just a little more
    expensive than in...

  • Posted in thread: Is there a difference on 02-16-2012 at 09:01 AM
    Exterior floods are designed to be exposed to the elements a bit.

  • Posted in thread: Do Smoke Detectors expire? on 02-16-2012 at 08:50 AM
    To be more clear, yes smoke detectors have a life span and should be replaced in 10 years.

  • Posted in thread: Copper Tube Soldering Problems on 07-08-2011 at 08:38 AM
    Since it washes right out when you flush the line, the health dept. has no problem with it all.

  • Posted in thread: Drywall joint...tape or no tape? on 07-08-2011 at 08:24 AM
    Taping the edge of the corner bead where it meets the wall is a good idea. Don't run the tape
    out on the apex of the corner however. Hold it back. Durabond or other setting compounds are
    ideal. Defini...

  • Posted in thread: Front Step help on 07-08-2011 at 08:20 AM
    Cement All by Rapid Set will work just fine. Get a test kit to make sure your Ph is balanced
    and clean it well with a pressure washer. Then mix a little cement all still to build up the
    low areas. Fin...

  • Posted in thread: How-to build a tub surround? on 11-15-2010 at 10:31 PM
    I am having a hard time understanding the comments made here. I have put a piece of Denshield
    in a glass of water and it never got mushy or fell apart. I am not a fan of covering the seams
    or nails wi...

  • Posted in thread: Ripping off a wall... worried about dust on 08-17-2010 at 02:23 PM
    No there is no test "kit". IT requires a sample sent to a lab and the test costs about $50.
    Check your phone book for a local place or google to find a mail order place.You certainly
    could have asbest...

  • Posted in thread: Removing wall for new door on 08-17-2010 at 02:21 PM
    We can't see it and therefore can't really give any meaningful information, other that in LA a
    permit is needed along with inspections. There are specific rules regarding doors that connect
    garages wi...

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