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Yes, but not just for rigidity. Cement board is made of, well, cement - and cement is brittle. When you screw the cement board in you create a pressure point or stress point. Even though the board is screwed in with lots and lots of screws, each screw hole is a stress point prone to breakage. By gluing the board as well as screwing, you ensure that a ...


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1) Use an 81" length of metal with a 'T' cross section. Cut a slot down the middle of the 81" edge of the panel to accommodate it. Dry fit, then assemble with construction adhesive. If desired, 'pin' the T-bar in place with nails or screws through the surface of the door. ... or ... 2) Use an 81" length of metal with a 'U' cross section and 1.5" outside ...


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Tape and concrete don't really mix that well. It might initially hold, but it will eventually let go. The best solution is to drill a hole and use a light concrete anchor or concrete nail. Alternatively, you can use a special metal band that wraps the pole and has an attachment on it (sorry, I don't know the exact name of these) - they are often use for ...


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From the Liquid Nails faq: How To Remove LIQUID NAILS Adhesive Products from Building Materials In general, LIQUID NAILS construction adhesive and caulk products can be scraped off when they are softened either by: Heating above 140°F with an electric heat gun or blow dryer Coating the adhesive with petroleum jelly or mineral spirits for ...


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Removing glue from any surface is a thankless task. You will not be able to return the floor to an as-built state. You're going to have to cover it with something. You're going to have to dissolve it and scrape it. And it's going to be a heck of job. Some expert google-fu has yielded Baby Oil as a potential solvent. Other suggestions were mineral oil. ...


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To answer your questions: "Why doesn't duct tape work for cables? Is it the fault of plasticizers? " - No -- it is more likely that exposure to air dries the glue, causing it to eventually lose its tack and become unstuck. This is also the reason that you're often left with sticky residue, as air was unable to penetrate to the underside of the glue. "Does ...


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I would spend the time to scrape it off. This will increase the contact area between the studs and the drywall, which in turn will give better stability. Stability is important because if there is any free play, the screws will move, and may eventually show through the paint. There are various scrapers available in your local home improvement store, in the ...


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The bubble doesn't necessarily mean it wasn't glued, but rather that air became trapped under the vinyl while it was being put down - which means that the people putting it down didn't do it properly. When installing vinyl, it should be unrolled slowly, with even pressure being applied along the length of the floor as it's being unrolled (slow, tedious ...


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Gorilla glue makes a non-toxic PVC glue.


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Unfortunately forever is simply impossible ;) Without knowing what/how these planks are going to be used, it is difficult to provide a great answer. I have no real experience with liquid nail, but have used similar types of glue with success, but again, without the what/how you indeed to use these planks... I can't say too much for your case. One issue ...


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If Bessey K style are not in the budget, Bessey H pipe end clamps are very economical, with new lengths available for the price of an iron (or steel) pipe. Found these on Amazon UK


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I would use a two part epoxy for a permanent install. The only way you're getting it off is to chip away the underlying tile. Construction adhesive such as PL400 would also work. It's used to glue concrete pavers together when building a wall. However, it can become brittle over time and break off. If your attachments are ceramic as well, then the ...


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In most cases, a silicone based glue would adhere fairly well to most tiles. On smooth tiles it can be removed with a razor blade. On rougher tiles, a blade and a wire brush can get it off. The tiles need to be thoroughly cleaned before using (as with any glue). This is not as strong a bond as epoxy or construction adhesive, as suggested by Chris Cudmore, ...


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1) Heat gun - use a blow dryer or heat gun to soften the solution up. 2) Acetone - apply acetone to the spot. This will not penetrate the metal on the radiator. 3) Scrape - You can use an old t-shirt, stick the metal scraper inside the t-shirt and start chipping/smoothing away at the spot. Repeat until it gets almost level with the radiator. You probably ...


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Open Time* The amount of time the adhesive should be left to set, before it is covered. If you're gluing two sticks together, with an adhesive with 30 seconds open time. You should apply the glue to one stick, then wait at least 30 seconds before affixing the second stick. The amount of time the adhesive can be left before it is covered. If you're ...


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You have a dilemma. The strongest removable glue bases hooks, such as Command, appear to be rated to to hold a maximum of only 7.5 lbs. Even if you double these up, you are at 15 lbs. It might be possible to rig a series of hooks to spread the load, but it would take a careful rigging to avoid having all the weight on the two outside hooks. This is not a ...


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Superconductor An element, inter-metallic alloy, or compound that will conduct electricity without resistance below a certain temperature. Resistance is undesirable because it produces losses in the energy flowing through the material. Once set in motion, electrical current will flow forever in a closed loop of superconducting material - making it the ...


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I had liquid nails all over my walls for my steps leading downstairs after I tore out the fake brick. I am more than sure that the above answers will work but I like free and I like hitting things. Tools needed: sharp chisel and hammer. Time it took me to do entire stairs: about 1 hour. Procedure: Just keep the chisel flat so it doesn't take out any ...


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I've used Goof off professional for small areas, but its too toxic for a large area. Diamond brush buffers will wear down the adhesive and even out the floor. They can be used wet to keep the dust cloud to a minimum. This is available as a rental at a familiar big box store and is paired with a floor buffer. A shop vac and dust mask HIGHLY recommended. ...


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Absolutely not. Epoxies are formulated for different cure times, cure temperatures, bonding to different materials, performance in various extreme environments, etc. That said, amongst the various hardware store 5 minute general purpose epoxies, I doubt there is a lot of difference between brands. I know nothing of the specifics for this application, I would ...


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Depending on how artistic you want it to appear you might try some wide ribbon available at sewing supply store.Wrap it around the pillar twice and tie in a knot.If the pillar is rough the surface should keep it from sliding downThen hang the poster to the ribbon with ahook.If you dont mind a more industrial look you could try a canvas cargo strap with a ...


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There is a way to create such a composite timber. Actually, all other things being equal (the species, cut and quality of the wood), a built up sandwich is actually stronger than a solid piece of wood. This is done by laminating the three boards together. A generous layer of wood glue, such as Titebond II, is spread over one face of one of the boards. The ...


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Gluing a patch in place like as shown below will not add much to restoring the original strength of the joist. If you were to attach a longer piece like shown in the second picture and glue this in place for the full length of the piece a whole lot more strength will be added to the joist. Note that if the joist has started to sag down due to the ...


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For an end grain glue joint to properly hold, the joint would have to be some sort of long scarf joint, just sawing it off and end gluing isn't enough, end-grain pulls out and yes, the glue is stronger than the end grain. You're not going to gain much with the extra work and it's probably not approved for use in this location. Along with what @shirlockhomes ...


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I have had success sawing through them with dental floss. Get an 18" piece of floss. wrap each end around your fingers or a pencil. Slide the floss behind the plastic section. while applying a downward pressure on the floss, move it back and forth left to right until the hook separates from the adhesive. Once you have access to the adhesive you can scrape it ...


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In the long term, I think you need to replace the faucet, but in the meantime: You could try an epoxy with metal added (J-B Weld is the most famous, but the SuperGlue company makes a light-duty metal epoxy that I've used for a bunch of jobs; the one-use packages are available at the 99-cent store). In either case, clean and dry the surfaces (turn off the ...


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I had a similar issue happen with my dishwasher and counter top laminate. What I ended up doing is peeling it back a bit more to give me access, and picked up some laminate/veneer cement (it is similar to rubber cement). You apply to both the laminate and the substrate, let it dry for 15 minutes (until it is no longer glossy) then push the two pieces ...


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Scrape off all the old adhesives then use Liquid Nails on the back. Pre-drill, countersink, and screw it into the door. You can use caulk, liquid nails, or wood filler to fill in over screw holes and then re-prime and paint.


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My suggestion would be to embed square tube stock steel into the MDF and epoxy it in. I recently did this exact thing with MDF subtop for my granite counters and uses a polyurethane glue to embed the steel. Check out the pictures here: Can I support a granite countertop overhang with embedded steel bars? Square stock is rigid and cheap. Route a channel ...


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There is no reason to glue down engineered hardwood floor to an underlayment. This is just for initial aesthetics. The glue will NEVER last (in a residential setting). The only thing the glue will do is give you fits and make your install seem tighter. Within weeks or months the glue will come loose and you will have a floating floor. Nothing wrong with ...



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