Sage advice Though I must respectfully dissagree that the primer must be made by the same manufacturer. I mix manufacturers all the time dependi...
Sorry for the delay. Busy as heck here. Latex primers dry too quickly to get a good bond. Oil primer stays wet longer allowing better penetratio...
Start with a washing to remove any chalking and grime. Let the siding dry for a few days, then prime with a good quality exterior OIL primer. Mix t...
If your home is brand spanking new, it wouldn't be a bad idea to wait several months before you hang paper. Paper is more difficult to repair than ...
No, there is nothing you can do to make interior paint stand up to the demands of and exterior enviroment.
I assume that there was a paint or some type of primer under the wallpaper? You need to be sure that all the adhesive is washed off. Wallpaper adh...
I'm certain that any oil based glazing liquid will bond to a lacquer finish. You will have to sand the finish with a fine sandpaper to degloss the ...
I've been in the painting business for 25 years and I agree with the advice to use a primer, though I don't agree with the advice to use a latex pr...
I'm not certain I can add much to the advice here. Each person has their own way of doing things. My hand cutting techinque is quite different, tho...
Interior latex paint isn't made to withstand the conditions of the exterior. To my knowledge there isn't anything that can be added to make it suit...
I've never heard of that brand. I'm a Benjamin Moore fan myself and they have a mildew proof paint that also has some shine to it, making it rather...
Kilz and CoverStain are primers that also work to hold back water and other stains. Once the Kilz is dry you can apply any type of paint over it wi...
I've painted these many times. A primer is absolutly nessisary. The question is whether to use an stain killer or not. If you happen to have any la...
I doubt that dif or chomp will remove tape residue. Both are intended for removal of wallpaper adhesive. Masking tape is a solvent based adhesive. ...
Your first assessment turned out to be the right one. The neutral wire was not connected to the breaker but instead to the neutral bus terminal. ...
I forgot to mention in my last post that the fixture that I'm installing has a photo sensor to turn the light on when it gets dark. Thanks!
The breaker trips when the bulb in the light is removed. However, when I wired in a different light, the breaker didn't trip with the bulb removed....
As long as you paint with the same type of paint, I.E. latex over latex. If you painted with an oil eggshell, you would need to use a bonding prime...
I've installed a gfci breaker on my panel and connected an exterior light to it. When I turn the switch on it trips the breaker. When I disconnect ...