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How do I select a diamond tuckpointing blade?

what is the difference between the "sandwich" style and solid tuckpointing blades (besides cost)? Why are so many of these blades 1/4 thick while the standard masonry joint is 3/8?
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How soon can I paint after filling cracks in a foundation?

I have a foundation that I am trying to get back into shape. I just wire brushed/scraped, power washed and dug out/filled in cracks using Quikrete vinyl concrete patch. I want to paint it now. I ...
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How long should I wait for plaster to dry/cure between coats?

Even though I am in the U.S., my city row house is old and the brick walls attaching to neighbors on each side have an inch thick plaster. During the recent demolition/renovation, I had to tear some ...
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How do I finish an outside corner where plaster meets exposed brick?

I have an outside corner where plaster on one side meets exposed brick on the other. It all used to be plaster but I stripped off the side where it's now brick. The line is pretty straight cause I cut ...
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adapters for different masonry bit types

A re there adapters for using sds max bits in an sds plus drill or spline drive hammer drill or straight shank hammer drill?
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How can I construct an exterior rock facade?

I want to cement 1/2 cut river rock to cement board or Durock outside as facade around my porch. I'm concerned about harsh weather contributing to early deterioration. What technique will hold up the ...
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How can I get rid of the white film left by old Drylok natural look sealer?

I have worked with DRYLOK® Natural Look Sealer in the past, on my brick walls. Last weekend, I decided to apply it on a cement board that makes up my exterior deck. This sealer comes in a white milky ...
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What kind of “ice melt” product is safe on Bluestone?

Just had a bluestone walkway installed. What products, if any, are safe to use to remove ice in the winter?
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Can I install corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) inside a masonry chimney ash clean out?

I would like to install in an existing masonry fireplace, a decorative propane fire log unit. I have seen the professional installation that used steel pipe outside the chimney going the straight ...