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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-04-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,865
Posted By Bud Cline
Jheeezh! Plani-Patch is a fine product and can...

Jheeezh!
Plani-Patch is a fine product and can be mixed two ways.

One way is with water only, in which case it would become hard and brittle and in turn crumble under the strains of expansion...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-02-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,256
Posted By Bud Cline
I agree it looks to be original. I think it is...

I agree it looks to be original. I think it is getting some moisture and swelling a little, pushing the mortar out. I think you have a good plan, just trim it back and cover it up. Depending on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-01-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,256
Posted By Bud Cline
Have you been digging-around in there to cause...

Have you been digging-around in there to cause that crevice or has that happened on its own?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-27-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,344
Posted By Bud Cline
Nebraska is farm country, and as I travel around...

Nebraska is farm country, and as I travel around the state doing tile installations I always put me and the guys in the cheapest motel I can find. Believe me...Nebraska has a lot of cheap motels....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-27-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,114
Posted By Bud Cline
The slope won't change the process any as long as...

The slope won't change the process any as long as you parallel the grade. Of course your picknick table will be a little crooked and your bowling balls will roll off into the grass!:)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-27-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,283
Posted By Bud Cline
Did anyone notice that the genius in that video...

Did anyone notice that the genius in that video never mentioned that after the water supply is turned off the next thing to do would be to drain the tank BEFORE BEFORE BEFORE you loosen the tank...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-26-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,114
Posted By Bud Cline
Now you are complicating matters!:) A small...

Now you are complicating matters!:)

A small retaining wall will likely need a footing. The required footing would be bigger (deeper) than the raised retaining wall portion.

Technically the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-25-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,114
Posted By Bud Cline
Correct.:) NO GROUT BASED ANYTHING. ...

Correct.:)



NO GROUT BASED ANYTHING. Use sand. You want the flexibility the sand will offer. If the sand isn't a little damp then spray it a little to make it so.

Remember you are going to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-25-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,114
Posted By Bud Cline
We haven't mentioned compacting the stone, then...

We haven't mentioned compacting the stone, then compacting the sand, then compacting the pavers. All can be done with a rented "plate vibrator".

If you install temporary forms (2X4's) around the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-25-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,746
Posted By Bud Cline
I would never ever do this (of course) but I'm...

I would never ever do this (of course) but I'm sure there are people that would.:)

Borrow a BB Gun from a neighborhood kid and use it to discourage the little birdie. Don't hurt him now! Just...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-25-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,430
Posted By Bud Cline
What guys at what shop? Where do find these...

What guys at what shop?

Where do find these inept people?
Your window is no different than a lot of windows. The frame is sized for the metal frame and double pane you removed so that's what has...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-25-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By Bud Cline
Do you have any idea how many billions (with a...

Do you have any idea how many billions (with a "B") of square feet of hardwood floors there are in the world that survive seasonal climatic changes on a regular basis without any issues?

Any new...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-25-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By Bud Cline
Buyers are always looking for what they perceive...

Buyers are always looking for what they perceive to be a bargain.
Realtors are always looking to make a sale.
No reason to trust the appraisal of a realtor, they like to work on volume like...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 04-25-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Bud Cline
OK, I doubt "bead" is the correct reference. ...

OK, I doubt "bead" is the correct reference. Sounds more like "corner protectors", I assume since they are glued-on they are a topical application. I have them in my house also.

Use a putty...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 04-25-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Bud Cline
How are they attached? Got a picture? When...

How are they attached?
Got a picture?
When was the home built (what year)?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-25-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,283
Posted By Bud Cline
Ya might have known! Kelebay is once again...

Ya might have known! Kelebay is once again turning a fender bender into a train wreck.

Good luck H55, I hope it all works out for the best.:)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-24-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,114
Posted By Bud Cline
Depending on where you live different terms are...

Depending on where you live different terms are used to identify what you need but inspectorD has you on the right track. Buy the stone from a bulk supplier not by the bag. Try calling a concrete...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-24-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bud Cline
OK, the green is likely CCA treated. Treated...

OK, the green is likely CCA treated. Treated lumber comes treated in a couple of different ways. Typically what is sold at home centers these days is .40 penetration. This is nothing more than a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-24-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,283
Posted By Bud Cline
...and it is likely the valve seat is pitted and...

...and it is likely the valve seat is pitted and corroded from years of water travelling through the valve.

Good Lord! Go to Home Depot or Ace hardware and buy a new valve and be done with it....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-23-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,283
Posted By Bud Cline
That looks to be a 1/2" X 3/8" compression stop. ...

That looks to be a 1/2" X 3/8" compression stop.

It would be a lot easier and wiser to simply replace the whole fitting. Those things tho repairable, aren't usually.:)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 04-23-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Bud Cline
That is a "Picture Frame Wainscot" (painted) as...

That is a "Picture Frame Wainscot" (painted) as opposed to stained.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-23-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bud Cline
"Treated" meaning what? What type of lumber was...

"Treated" meaning what?
What type of lumber was used?
"Sealed" with what? Topical or penetrating?
Exposure is in what direction, N,S,E,W?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-22-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,496
Posted By Bud Cline
Damn dog, you beat me to it.:) O 1st H, ...

Damn dog, you beat me to it.:)

O 1st H, That roof needs some serious attention. How many layers of roofing on on that roof right now? The sheathing is also toast. It looks to be about 1/2" and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-22-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By Bud Cline
Exactly my point! Very good oldog.:) The...

Exactly my point! Very good oldog.:)

The question was a rhetorical question at this point. The permit application will tell you what it is you need to know instead of wandering aimlessly around...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-20-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By Bud Cline
Got a permit?:)

Got a permit?:)
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