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Posted in thread: Remove Carpet Glue from Concrete on 10-27-2012 at 11:04 AM
wet scrape the adhesive with a 4-5 inch razor blade scraper. Mechanically remove any
contamination in the substrate by an approved method. Mechanically cleaning removes the
contaminates and the concre...
Posted in thread: natural stone veneer wall on 09-27-2011 at 06:16 PM
Hi Revid,Natural stone would be much to heavy to attach with wire mesh/scratch coat method.If
you are referring to cultured stone,(man made lightweight stone) I would remove the Styrofoam
and attach t...
Posted in thread: Cultured Stone veneer over cinder block fireplace on 09-25-2011 at 09:17 AM
Starting from the top, pre-fit a section and build a ledge from lumber to support the stone.
You can use morter instead of cement, apply to the vertical surface, back butter the stone,
apply the stone...
Posted in thread: Remove Carpet Glue from Concrete on 10-27-2010 at 08:19 PM
Your adhesive, if it's color is yellowish, it's a latex adhesive. You can remove most of this
adhesive with a wet scrape method. Soak the floor with water, scrape the adhesive with a razor
Posted in thread: Am I using the right stuff? on 10-18-2010 at 05:00 PM
from a pro, DON"T USE PRE-MIXed floor patch. When U patch just skim coat the seams and nail
indents, be sure to feather out the edges of the patch. Use the least amount possible to obtain
the desired ...
Posted in thread: Staining cinderblock sides of raised concrete slab patio on 10-18-2010 at 04:20 PM
DebbieG, the quick wall product was originally designed as a waterproofing system, used in
concrete block water tanks. U can apply an acrylic pigmented penetrating sealer to add color,
it will not blo...
Posted in thread: Brick Wall Fireplace Questions on 10-18-2010 at 03:55 PM
mjoe, I just quoted a similar project, it was an enclosed back porch on the back of a brick
house. The brick was painted white. The client spent summers in South Africa where everything
is build with ...
Posted in thread: Step Repair on 10-18-2010 at 03:10 PM
The Red is a stucco mesh . I don't think I would recommend U use ready-mix cement, as it has
large aggregate.Loews's and Home Depot have concrete dressing and concrete colors U can finish
with a trowe...