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Aug
26
answered Where can I find computer readable RGB values for brand name paints?
Aug
26
comment Where can I find computer readable RGB values for brand name paints?
We'd need more info to really be able to understand the intent of the question. What do you mean 'quantifiable description'? Are you just looking for a count?
Aug
21
comment Which material to use for filling those gaps?
"wooden bars that were nailed at the corner of the walls and ceiling" = crown moulding?
Aug
21
comment What could be causing these mold issues in my brick townhouse?
That does sound like shoddy construction. What is the climate like when you noticed this? Humid? Dry? Hot? Cold? Is the space conditioned? Theory: you have moisture coming through the walls...most of it dries to the inside (AC?) but not where you have pictures hanging.
Aug
19
answered How to integrate beams and venting with drywall?
Aug
16
comment How can I subtly mark a height difference to prevent tripping?
"obvious but subtle" hmmm....
Aug
16
comment What is this stucco-like finish called?
I'm really curious as to what that set up is...is that a wood fireplace on the left and a gas one on the right? (FWIW, I like the texture)
Aug
16
comment Why have cordless tools changed the battery style?
Cynical answer: Google "Planned obsolescence" Likely answer: Battery technologies have been advancing pretty fast this past few decades.
Aug
16
comment How do I move a slab of concrete?
Not sure what your bumpers are made out of but I'd say this is a bad idea for 99% of cars out there today.
Aug
15
comment How can I divert wind which is flowing parallel to the wall into the house?
@mike ha! Good point.
Aug
15
comment How can I divert wind which is flowing parallel to the wall into the house?
@mike right...that's what the OP was asking for, right? Or did I misunderstand the question?
Aug
15
answered How can I divert wind which is flowing parallel to the wall into the house?
Aug
15
comment How do I secure electrical wiring to a pocket door frame?
Or loop the zips through the wiring channels already in the studs.
Aug
15
answered How do I secure electrical wiring to a pocket door frame?
Aug
14
comment How can I divert wind which is flowing parallel to the wall into the house?
What do you mean by 'capture'? What wall? For what purpose?
Aug
14
comment Are products like redguard fit for use as a waterproofing membrane for shower pans or floor applications?
Their site claims it's suitable for waterproofing pools, so imagine it'd work on shower pan: custombuildingproducts.com/products/surface-preparation/…
Aug
13
comment How to go about staircase drawers and drawers below stairs
John's link is the only practical retrofit option. As longneck points out, the two photos above were engineered from the get-go for drawers. The John's example is essentially just building your own built-in in the empty space under the stairs.
Aug
13
comment Is spraying peroxide on studs with mold enough?
Is there a seal between the bottom plate and the concrete? FWIW, I (an many others) are not a fan of the 'trap wood behind a vapor barrier' method of doing basements. It leads to problems exactly like this.
Aug
13
comment Should I redo my bathroom shower or try to waterproof it?
Also: water pooling when you shower = sign of really bad contractor. At this point, I'd start over. Gut and rebuild.
Aug
13
comment Should I redo my bathroom shower or try to waterproof it?
Is that sheetrock or cement board? Is there any waterproof membrane (rubber, plastic or paint-on?) under the tile or board? Have you determined which side the water is coming from?