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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-15-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By MarkJames
Post at www.DIYchatroom.com, the sister site of...

Post at www.DIYchatroom.com, the sister site of this one. Good luck.
Forum: Electrical 03-22-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,304
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Any "zinsco" on the panel = UNSAFE AT ANY...

Any "zinsco" on the panel = UNSAFE AT ANY VOLTAGE,

Some Sylvania/GTE panels are safe, get A pro,

25% plus failure rates of breakers, breakers melting to panel legs...etc...

Generally 40...
Forum: Construction 01-24-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Warren
Thanks for posting on ContractorTalk.com. The...

Thanks for posting on ContractorTalk.com. The Moderators of this forum would prefer that you post Do It Yourself related topics on our sister site www.DIYChatroom.com

ContractorTalk.com is...
Forum: Construction 01-24-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
It's the policy of ContractorTalk that the...

It's the policy of ContractorTalk that the members do not armchair engineer projects.

What you are asking for is something that you need to pay a design professional to answer for you.
Forum: Construction 01-16-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,903
Posted By Tinstaafl
Obviously there's no way I can guarantee that...

Obviously there's no way I can guarantee that particular window can have the glass replaced without major surgery, without seeing it. All I can say is that I've never encountered one that couldn't be.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-16-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By stelzerpainting
Poly Wrinkling over Advance

The paint you used, Advance, is made by BM, not PPG. It's actually a waterborne alkyd, behaves like an alkyd, dries and levels like an alkyd, but it takes a long damn time to cure, (approx 28 days)....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-09-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By Metro M & L
I love presale work! No call backs!

I love presale work!

No call backs!
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-10-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,879
Posted By PennCoat
get draw downs made for the sheens and colors,...

get draw downs made for the sheens and colors, and have the customer sign off on them.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-04-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 54,144
Posted By hdavis
Up here it was mostly white oil based at that...

Up here it was mostly white oil based at that time. It did what it was supposed to do.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-11-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,997
Posted By avenge
Me too. As for this thread, just paint the f**kin...

Me too. As for this thread, just paint the f**kin place and don't expect the base not to get screwed up especially if the paint hasn't cured yet.
Forum: Plumbing 03-30-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,255
Posted By dayexco
best case/cost scenario...."if"....there is a...

best case/cost scenario...."if"....there is a common main line/feed valve to the property that handles ALL the units...dig down on house side of service line valve...expose main for about 10', get...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-30-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,556
Posted By griz
You have two strikes against you, chitty drywall...

You have two strikes against you, chitty drywall job & painter saying he missed stuff.

Take the HO by the hand and have her point out what she is unhappy about.

Then hire a new painter & fix...
Forum: Plumbing 03-27-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,255
Posted By Tinstaafl
Maybe not out on the left coast, but around here...

Maybe not out on the left coast, but around here I've never seen a manifold setup. Separate run (and meter) from the street for each unit.
Forum: Tiling 11-25-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,407
Posted By koa
You could glue the plate to the wall with 3M...

You could glue the plate to the wall with 3M 5200, then slice it off with a razor blade later.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-27-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,634
Posted By Robie
Panicked husband.

Panicked husband.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-24-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,559
Posted By Texas Wax
Like micro abrasion? (lastest greatest catchy...

Like micro abrasion? (lastest greatest catchy technical term being thrown around). Basically a form of mechanical "scuffing" through proper distance and water pressure, right?
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-21-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,782
Posted By Warren
Ok. Enough is enough. Reporting a post is the...

Ok. Enough is enough.
Reporting a post is the best way to bring these sad threads to an end. We mods have a life, and do not see/read every single post.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-16-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,756
Posted By maxwage
Even coverage. I worked for a contractor who...

Even coverage.

I worked for a contractor who primarily had paint contracts because of his coatings background, but hired me for my carpentry/general construction experience.

My first day, was a...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-23-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,320
Posted By hdavis
Knowing that Promar 200 flat will work without...

Knowing that Promar 200 flat will work without primer is useful to everyone, as is what flat primer to use.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-02-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,929
Posted By Quality_PTG
Let the cedar weather for a few months. One the...

Let the cedar weather for a few months. One the glaze look had worn away then stain away. Also it's a lot easier to stain before install, if possible try to disassemble the deck boards and stain all...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-05-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 58,630
Posted By onmywayup
Ditto on the straining. I learned that the hard...

Ditto on the straining. I learned that the hard way the first time I used it. Here's how we do it:

Take any old 5 gallon bucket and put a black contractor bag liner in it. Then we throw a 5 gallon...
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