Rookie- As a treater, I'm not wild about them. Strictly if we're talking about a southern yellow pine deck. There's way too much dimensional inst...
You can spot prime it, as 5slb6 recommended, but that likely won't solve the problem entirely. What's happening is that the deck is getting heated...
While I don't really recommend spraypainting a doorknob (or anything else that comes into constant contact with your hands) because it will wear ea...
EE is the same thing as Radiused edge. AlterEagle is right- it means Eased Edge. S4S stands for "Surfaced Four Sides" meaning that it has passed...
Matchstick and glue is a good way to fill it as well. Toothpicks can also be used.
I'd drill a small hole (1/16") right next to the screw and take a small screwdriver or whatever and try to wiggle the screw around and then pry it ...
I've seen the real light colored stuff they have set up on display at the New Jersey store that's across the highway from the Newark airport. It l...
I work for a large pressure-treated lumber manufacturer in the Eastern U.S.The bottom line here is that you aren't going to be able to get anything...
All wood swells and contracts with varying levels of humidity as the material seeks to get to what we call equilibrium moisture content. Humid wea...
Doesn't matter if he did it or not. He's still the general contractor and he picked the subs. I'd lean on the guy before that warranty is up.
Sounds pretty good to me. The killer is concrete. We have a separate 3 bay that our friend (who is a GC) is building and giving us a deal, and it...
Use the MDF as long as it isn't in your bathroom. I've used the pre-primed stuff and really like it. It's easy to work with and not having to pri...
Hey Fragasaurus, I just have to ask- is your last name Fraga?
Do you mean regrading? Ugh- not really a job for you on your own unless you own a bobcat.
I don't know what the official response to this should be, but I have painted with latex over Kilz a number of times with no adverse effects. As a...
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If you're painting the ceiling afterwards, or before- heed this: textured ceilings (more appropriately: popcorn ceilings) can be an absolute night...