Common practice doesn't make it right but I agree that now that it's done, more damage would be done trying o be persnickerty and reverse things. T...
PiffinMember since 11/06/02
Asbestos - maybe, maybe not.But the easiest way to remove it is using a sharp scraper, not sanding.
Definitely wait for climate control and let it acclimatize for more like two weeks. Your installer should know better.
Making it invisible is the easy part. More likely you wouldn't have a dorr anymore - just a pile of pieces. If you did get them all put back togeth...
People are happier at 40%Houses are happier at 20%Learn to compromise, the house will win in the end.
Doug fir is one of the best and most common framing lumbers available in the US. Look a little harder. I've lived in FLA, TX, CO, and Maine and nev...
ooops, I just noticed you are 'looking' and haven't bought this house yet. You wouldn't buy a car that had poorly fitting doors and windows or unba...
It might be little or nothing but it could be a portent of something worse. Be calm, because it most likely is not serious and is 'normal' to some ...
The bit about PT outgassing was just so much BS gas. The arsenic in PT lumber is as inert as it can be. You would have to chew on it or smoke it fo...
I really doubt you will find one unless therre is a shop making them in your neighborhood where you can talk them out of one before it gets finishe...
We usually use satin for trim moldings and doors but for drywall it is a little bit of a high sheen and will highlight any flaws in the drywall wor...
Engineered trusses are a common usage but not the exclusive use. I'm remodeling an eighty year old house now for a customer. It was balloon framed ...
Might be better to remove the old and replace it than to cover it over but if you cover over use ten penny nails driven through this T111 into the ...
Tho it happens a lot, house settling is not a nornmal situation ( I suppose that depends how you define normal) It is not normal or in my mind, acc...
The remodeling process IS very difficult, uneven floors or not. I do remodeling and design for a living. This is only one amoung many problems we d...
When you say you have tried everything without listing those things, it is hard to respond. Have you tried white vinegar and a scrubbie?
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As long as the wall is not scaling, crumbling, growing mold or otherwise falling apart, the PL will stick almost anything forever.