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Posted in thread: Fill irregular shaped deep hole in wood. on 05-08-2014 at 09:39 AM
After filling the wood will be sanded, primed and painted with oil based exterior paint. I am
repurposing an old short wooden yard light post with wooded base. The hole is in the square
plank base. Th...
Posted in thread: Fill irregular shaped deep hole in wood. on 05-07-2014 at 03:53 PM
I need to fill an irregular shaped hole in a very thick wooden plank. The dimensions are 2.5"
long x 2.25" wide x 2" deep. What compound should I use to totally fill this void?
Posted in thread: Unique Cleaning Windows Situation on 10-20-2013 at 07:12 PM
SITUATION Have a two story home, only one fully useable arm, can't climb a ladder, dirty
winows.IDEASpray clean and rinse the five windows on the front of our house. My idea is to
pre-rinse using a hi...
Posted in thread: Power Tool To Remove Caulk From Brick on 09-18-2013 at 10:14 PM
That has been the case in the past. Seems our home builder used caulk to hide cheap lumber plus
the caulk almost welded itself to the smooth faced brick. The multi function tool using a flat
Posted in thread: Power Tool To Remove Caulk From Brick on 09-13-2013 at 04:02 PM
Two layers of silicone caulk seals the garage frame sides to the house brick. I used 3M Caulk
Remover but left it on too long so the hot sun baked it dry. Working in 100 degree temps so
Posted in thread: Dealing with Cleanup after Africanized Bee Extermination on 08-04-2013 at 10:13 PM
Problem solved. Thank you
Posted in thread: Replacing Soffit, Fascia & Gutters on 07-28-2013 at 08:50 AM
DILEMMA: Our home was built in 1993 and has the infamous Masonite soffit and fascia which must
be replacedSEEKING: Recommendations for MATERIAL TYPE (wood, composite, etc.) & MATERIAL BRAND
Posted in thread: Old Masonite Lap Siding Survival on 07-08-2013 at 10:06 AM
To late now, but the better plan is to cut the stems and let it dry for a few month before
removing, more suckers come with it.Wait a month for these things to dry up and wash the wall
with warm soapp...
Posted in thread: Old Masonite Lap Siding Survival on 07-06-2013 at 07:25 PM
Our 20 year old Masonite lap siding (on second story only) and soffit must be well cleaned
before re-painting. A number of years ago I unwisely allowed vines to grow up the siding and
along the soffit...
Posted in thread: Dealing with Cleanup after Africanized Bee Extermination on 06-30-2013 at 12:56 AM
Our home is a two story 85% brick 15% wood siding structure. The siding is on a portion of the
second floor exterior wall. The hives are located in two adjoining areas. One area is between
the first f...