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    07-22-2015, 01:34 AM
    You are experiencing some tannin bleed trough. Tannins are water soluble. Another finish coat of an OIL paint should stop the staining. Try Moore's...
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    07-22-2015, 01:07 AM
    The following article on the dynamics of crawlspaces should be of interest. Sorry if this is information overload, but I thnik it is very informative...
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    07-07-2015, 02:31 PM
    When you state "refinished" , did you mean the floors were sanded to bare wood? Or, were they merely given a refresher coat of urethane? Often when...
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    07-07-2015, 02:15 PM
    ordjen replied to a thread Tin Roof in EXTERIORS
    What reason does he give for wanting to wait several weeks? Many building products, such as Tyvek, have a short period before they start to...
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  1. Yeah I got the feeling this guy was headed to a neighbors house with a hacksaw to cut down the fence. That is why I sent him to the historical society. Just a feeling, nothing to base it on. But who would buy a historic home then hack it into pieces for sale?
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    Thanks for your advice. I thought of mudding and ran to the store to buy compound before I got your message. So I sanded it down and am putting a layer of compound on the walls. Then I'll sand that and be done with it.

    This guy did everything wrong. We are having our bathroom floor replaced and when we ripped out the linoleum this weekend, we found carpet underneath! He had just nailed plywood over the carpet and put linoleum on it! So then we had to rip out the carpet too. Every project we do ends up like this when we get into it. Sadly, the man was an alcoholic and my husband and I just claim he must have been drunk on every project he did!!! The stories are endless. Can I keep your name handy in case I have any other questions this week? I'm using vacation to try and get this done. I'd really appreciate it! Just let me know and thanks again for your help!!!!!
  3. Thanks for responding to my question regarding cypress painting. since the cypress is freshly milled lumber how long should i let it season before priming and painting?
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    Ordjen,
    I'm just curious....what does the "Rank 1" and "Rank 2" stuff mean by some members' names?!
    Faron
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Lifelong painting contractor, now retired there from
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Portland, Oregon, formerly of Chicago
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