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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-27-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,399
Posted By resurfacer
wet scrape the adhesive with a 4-5 inch razor...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-27-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By resurfacer
Hi Revid, Natural stone would be much to...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-25-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,141
Posted By resurfacer
Starting from the top, pre-fit a section and...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-27-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,399
Posted By resurfacer
Your adhesive, if it's color is yellowish, it's a...

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 blade...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 10-18-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,507
Posted By resurfacer
from a pro, DON"T USE PRE-MIXed floor patch. When...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-18-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,772
Posted By resurfacer
DebbieG, the quick wall product was originally...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-18-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,000
Posted By resurfacer
mjoe, I just quoted a similar project, it was an...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-18-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By resurfacer
The Red is a stucco mesh . I don't think I would...

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...
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