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DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 09-11-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By DFBonnett
My 9.6V Makita charger just quit one day, not due...

My 9.6V Makita charger just quit one day, not due to being wet. I opened it up and there was a blown fuse inside. Got a replacement fuse at a local electronics supply and it's been fine since.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-11-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By DFBonnett
After you get the estimate and regain...

After you get the estimate and regain consciousness after seeing the price, you might want to consider encapsulating it yourself by flowing/brushing on some Gardz or latex sanding sealer. You can...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-01-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By DFBonnett
I've done a bunch of popcorn removals over the...

I've done a bunch of popcorn removals over the years and never had a customer ask for more texture of any kind. You might want to consider doing whatever is needed to get the ceiling smooth, then...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-24-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By DFBonnett
For problems like that I've used a scratch coat...

For problems like that I've used a scratch coat of Dash Patch or equivalent, followed by spackling, sanding, priming, and painting.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By DFBonnett
A customer of mine has this type in various...

A customer of mine has this type in various locations in their home. They seem to work well.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-23-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By DFBonnett
Essentially, to do the job right you are going to...

Essentially, to do the job right you are going to have to start over. Can you offer specifics as to the brand and line of paint in that brand that you used. I'd be better able to offer specifics with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 08-22-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By DFBonnett
It appears that they have not returned. From the...

It appears that they have not returned. From the size and speed of them, they may well have been ready to leave the nest anyway. This is the second year that den has been used. I'm going to fill it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-17-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By DFBonnett
Any possibility the joints, some or all, were...

Any possibility the joints, some or all, were just spackled and not taped?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-02-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By DFBonnett
Moss on asphalt shingle roof

Because of heavy shade there is moss on an 8 year old asphalt shingle roof. Removing the trees is not an option at this time, nor is getting on the roof to remove the moss manually. I have sprayed...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 08-02-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By DFBonnett
Rabbit den in front lawn

Yesterday AM I was cutting the lawn and when I got to within about 4 feet from what I now know is a rabbit den, 4 baby bunnies came flying out and ran for cover. I had seen the hole before and had...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Refrigerators 07-24-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By DFBonnett
Had the same thing a couple of years ago. The...

Had the same thing a couple of years ago. The drain line that runs down the back and into the pan underneath was clogged so the water just ran down the back and onto the floor. Blowing out the drain...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 06-28-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, As CMV noted, there is a cause or causes...

OP,
As CMV noted, there is a cause or causes but the magnets are not one of them. Incorrect product selection and/or application or poor surface preparation are more likely the cause.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-20-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, It looks like a poor repair job that is now...

OP,
It looks like a poor repair job that is now failing. Since there is no staining it is likely not from a leak. It may have been done just prior to the sale. Redo it properly, prime, the top coat...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 06-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, I'm not familiar with BIN Advanced as a...

OP,
I'm not familiar with BIN Advanced as a sealer but I have yet to have oil based Cover Stain fail me in similar situations.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-10-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By DFBonnett
This^. Exactly how I did it for the upstairs bath...

This^. Exactly how I did it for the upstairs bath vanity and it turned out fine.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-03-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By DFBonnett
I built a bench for my son-in-law and just...

I built a bench for my son-in-law and just secured a power strip to the side.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-22-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By DFBonnett
I've been using Phenoseal for many years with...

I've been using Phenoseal for many years with satisfactory results.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-02-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, I saw your post but hesitated to respond as...

OP, I saw your post but hesitated to respond as my experience with sprayers is not current. Latex paint doesn't spray all that easily and requires a bit more power than I believe you can get from a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 04-24-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, I've done a few that bad over the years....

OP,
I've done a few that bad over the years. After a careful powerwash and several good drying days my go to product would be Ben Moore Arborcoat solid applied according to package directions....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, OK on the silver spray. You don't need high...

OP,
OK on the silver spray. You don't need high temp for rads. They don't get that hot. As far as mixing SG and flat, as long as they are compatible, ie both latex, mix away. I've done it many times...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-30-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By DFBonnett
Go to Youtube and search Sharkbite. You'll find...

Go to Youtube and search Sharkbite. You'll find pretty much all the info you seek and more.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By DFBonnett
The staining could be from many sources. The one...

The staining could be from many sources. The one that seems most likely is the sheathing having been left out in the weather during construction. I've seen plenty of mold and what you have doesn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-24-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, FWIW, that water situation might be...

OP,
FWIW, that water situation might be resolved by something as simple as rerouting the leaders from the gutters outside.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By DFBonnett
This ^. My preference is CoverStain, the...

This ^. My preference is CoverStain, the original, not the low odor. It seems to work the best for me.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By DFBonnett
OP, It's kind of a low end cabinet. By the time...

OP,
It's kind of a low end cabinet. By the time you buy the primer and paint you'll have spent about as much as for a new cabinet and still have a low end cabinet with paint that is going to chip...
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