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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By TxHomeowner
After filling the wood will be sanded, primed and...

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....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-07-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By TxHomeowner
Fill irregular shaped deep hole in wood.

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?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 10-20-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By TxHomeowner
Unique Cleaning Windows Situation

SITUATION
Have a two story home, only one fully useable arm, can't climb a ladder, dirty winows.

IDEA
Spray clean and rinse the five windows on the front of our house. My idea is to pre-rinse...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-18-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By TxHomeowner
That has been the case in the past. Seems our...

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 blade...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-13-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By TxHomeowner
Power Tool To Remove Caulk From Brick

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 something...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 08-04-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By TxHomeowner
Problem solved. Thank you

Problem solved. Thank you
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-28-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By TxHomeowner
Replacing Soffit, Fascia & Gutters

DILEMMA:
Our home was built in 1993 and has the infamous Masonite soffit and fascia which must be replaced

SEEKING:
Recommendations for MATERIAL TYPE (wood, composite, etc.) & MATERIAL BRAND...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-08-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By TxHomeowner
The vines were removed years ago. Just those...

The vines were removed years ago. Just those stubborn dried up suckers remain.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-06-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By TxHomeowner
Old Masonite Lap Siding Survival

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 06-30-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By TxHomeowner
Dealing with Cleanup after Africanized Bee Extermination

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...
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