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    Cleaning / Prepping Brick Hearth for Paint

    That's good advice, but -- at the same time -- I've represented / sold many a product in my own life that I had not used in real life situations. Only knew what the manufacturer told me. Looking for people who have actual experience, either good or bad.
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    Cleaning / Prepping Brick Hearth for Paint

    I have a brick hearth in a family room. Not a fireplace. It's a corner hearth pad (brick) and brick walls about 3 ft. in height, where a wood burning stove used to sit. Will eventually place a wood stove back in this location. See photo. Brick Hearth by Black Mariah posted Nov 13, 2019 at...
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    Brick Hearth

    corner hearth, brick
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    Fence height

    I have a lot of experience in this area. Live in rural Nevada and have 2 German Shepherds and 1 Husky (75 lbs, 70 lbs, 55 lbs.). Some would call these big dogs, but others might think of them as "medium sized". For these dogs, fences are just a suggestion. They have gotten over any sort of...