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    Re: Replacing individual siding panels

    Thanks for the suggestion. I currently have a lapboard masonite siding, probably original (1946). I gather it's possible though difficult to extract individual boards for replacement. Perhaps too...
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    Replacing individual siding panels

    I'm in the process of prepping my 1946 home for repainting and although ultimately replacing the fiberboard siding would be ideal ($$$), we're doing our best to sand down irregularities and lines...
  3. Re: Exterior painting - latex on lead paint removal

    Thanks for your input, Ordjen. I wish I could tell you just what kind of siding I have, but I can only say it comes off rather easily at the edges with a sharp sc****r and seems very low quality. I'd...
  4. Re: Exterior painting - latex on lead paint removal

    Thanks for the great info, Davidfry. I agree on the paint quality being equivalent to price. I imagine the paint that's currently on the house was on sale at home depot. I'm glad you had a different...
  5. Exterior painting - latex on lead paint removal

    Hello,

    I am in the early stages of prepping my 1946 home for repainting. It appears the siding is not wood but some junky composite material (fiberboard of some kind). The paint I am removing is...
  6. Re: Quikrete molds and concrete products versus urbanite

    Thanks for your input, Spruce. I hadn't thought about using portions of the mold to avoid the pre-made look. Did you have any issues using a different type of concrete mix from Quikrete?

    Cheers.
  7. Quikrete molds and concrete products versus urbanite

    I am planning to lay some form of stone path as well as a patio space and am considering my different options. I have seen the Quikrete mold (e.g., country stone) and like the idea but I'm concerned...
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