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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 07-04-2013, 06:42 PM
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Posted By nankonir
How long does oil-based house paint last?

If it was opened and used only once or if it was never opened, how long can a can of well-sealed paint stored away in a dark, cool environment last?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 07-04-2013, 06:38 PM
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Posted By nankonir
Not paranoid, just curious. Does anybody...

Not paranoid, just curious.

Does anybody know which states use lead paint in their public projects?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 07-01-2013, 01:19 PM
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Posted By nankonir
Are road-markings, street-lights and public benches painted with lead-paint in IL?

I read that some states use lead-paint for street-markings (ex. crosswalks) and to paint public objects like street-lights or benches, but the article didn't mention which do. I live in Illinois. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 07-01-2013, 01:13 PM
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Views: 407
Posted By nankonir
Can we ever be 100% sure that a house built after 1978 doesn't contain lead?

I mean, for all we know, the house could have been painted with lead-paint bought prior to 1978, or by paint obtained from other sources, like industrial paint or paint from across the border where...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-03-2013, 05:21 PM
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Posted By nankonir
I asked him about the chipping paint and told him...

I asked him about the chipping paint and told him I'd rather have a newly painted room. I asked whether it was lead paint and he told me that there was no way of knowing weather the paint was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-17-2013, 03:53 PM
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Posted By nankonir
I found a lovely room to rent, only problem is... the beige wall paint is chipping

I found this really nice room in a very nice, quiet house to rent and best of all it's in a really quiet, rich part of my old neighborhood (the neighborhood I grew up in and came to love over the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-12-2013, 06:05 PM
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Posted By nankonir
So I've lived there for almost a year now and I...

So I've lived there for almost a year now and I have no noticeable symptoms. My language skills are where they were about a year ago, no better but apparently no worse and my math skills are still...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-09-2012, 10:48 AM
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Posted By nankonir
I bet those are super expensive. Do regular...

I bet those are super expensive. Do regular department stores carry them? And yeah I'm concerned about my health, who wouldn't be? LOL



I don't really believe in any of that New Age crap. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-08-2012, 10:38 PM
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Posted By nankonir
how bad is this?

So I decided to test some of the paint in my apartment with two test kits and I was quite shocked at the results...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_KqN25Mo_U

Practically all of the paint in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-01-2012, 10:56 AM
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Views: 695
Posted By nankonir
Like stress for example, heh. I guess you are...

Like stress for example, heh. I guess you are right, but I'm still going to get my blood tested. I bite my nails frequently and I'm sure I did it at least a dozen times after opening that window...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 08-01-2012, 12:59 AM
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Views: 695
Posted By nankonir
Lead paint worries...

Okay, I'm a little worried about this. I moved into this OLD (built in 1961) apartment at the beginning of April. When I signed the papers I asked the landlord if there were any hazards in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-01-2012, 12:40 AM
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Posted By nankonir
What do you think of this? My tap water tasts strangely sweet...

I don't drink tap water. I haven't since 2007 because of what I read about fluoride and chlorine being harmful to the body, and both are abundant in the water here. However, when I was taking a...
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