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A substance used for sticking objects or materials together.

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Using Gorilla Clear Grip behind stove

Can I use gorilla clear grip to adhere marble tiles to Sheetrock behind my stove? New remodel didn’t take tile below counter line and I can see the Sheetrock. I want to put a couple tiles on the wall ...
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How to attach a corner shelf to the shower tile

The (ceramic) corner shelf in my shower is starting to detach from the porcelain tile. What kind of adhesive should I use to reattach it? I don't want to make any holes in the wall. The shelf is ...
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Do I need primer for Schedule 40 PVC used for irrigation?

I am building an irrigation system. The instructions that came with the Orbit manifold say use PVC cement. Watching videos like below I see this PVC glued with or without primer. With primer Without ...
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Can I use an underlay on glue down vinyl planks?

I would like to reuse some luxury vinyl planks (5 year old Armstrong Luxe Plank with FasTak pressure-based adhesive, just under 4mm thick) that I pulled up from my concrete basement floor and put them ...
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How to attach velcro tape permanently to builders plastic?

Hey I'm wondering how to attach velcro tape to builders/greenhouse plastic? I have made a greenhouse and have the openings on the frame. Originally I put velcro tape on the frame and flap which worked ...
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How can I remove super glue from a table saw deck?

Apparently some super glue has spilled on the table of my table saw. Quite a large amount. The table appears to be a hard plastic, its a Dewalt 8" saw. Is there anyway to get this off without ...
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Will Evo stick interior wood glue hold up to occasional outdoor use?

I’m making a pine wood box that will be used outdoors from time to time, not all year round but may be exposed to some rain/moisture. I've used simple butt joints for the corners as it’s getting ...
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Drywall glue didn't hold [closed]

Installing drywall and after gluing and waiting for the glue to cure I realized that a lot of the glue did not adhere to the drywall and now the panels are loose and rattle. I think the glue skinned ...
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How to get shower splash guard to stay in place

I bought a set of shower guards and installed them with white GE kitchen and bath silicone about 3 months ago. One side sits flush against a smooth tile wall, the bottom curves in towards the tub and ...
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How to remove glue from temporary paper shades on vinyl windows? [duplicate]

I put up some temporary paper shades with the stick-on backing that were positioned on the vinyl part of my windows. After a good 6 months I finally needed to remove them. However while the paper ...
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How much load will a triple and or a quad 2x10 hold on a 12' 6" span?

I have two triple carrying beams on 6x6 post, 12'apart from each other let to right. Off the house to the back yard they are 10' 6" from one another with a 2x8 deck framed on it 16' out, 16" ...
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How to stabilize wall cabinet on tiles without drilling?

I've bought this IKEA wall cabinet which should be drilled into the wall. In my case I need it to "sit" on the floor instead of hanging it. More importantly, the room has tiles and I can't ...
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adhesive for vinyl plank stair treads and MDF risers

I'm redoing stairs with vinyl plank (EVP) treads (with build-in pad), and then 1/2" MDF covers for risers. What adhesive should I be using for the vinyl plank (with pad)? What about for the MDF ...
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How can I fix this hole I accidentally made with a screw?

I mistakenly used a longer screw to my chair when I assembled the legs and messed up my chair. I attached some photos and what do you think I should do? I'm considering to buy the cushion but I'm ...
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Glue wooden stairs

We have a spiral staircase made of wood. What means can be used to solve the problem that the wood is solid again? I thought a wood glue like this one should do his job.
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is a concrete slab walkout basement above, below, or on grade? For material use purposes not square footage

I have a walkout basement with 1 long side and 1 shortside above grade... For material usage is this considered above/on grade? since the slab is not really below grade? I need something like: https://...
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Glue or other solution to repair broken plastic (polymer) part inside oven door

On Christmas, when we were at a friends house, a piece of a plastic (or rather polymer based) part from the inside the oven door broke off (that is, a piece of a larger part broke off, not a single ...
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What adhesive to use to glue back chips that came off of porcelain tiles?

I have two very small chips that came off my large tiles, basically due to careless handling. Although I did my best to handle them with care while I was trying to see if they fit, in two cases small ...
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Gluing Magnetic Knife Rack/Holder/Strip to Inside of Backpacker-Style Wooden Food Locker so I can remove it later

I don't like having my cutlery loose on the floor of my food locker, so I bought a magnetic strip for my knife, fork, dessert spoon, teaspoon and chopping knife. Now I just need to affix it to the ...
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Gluing two pieces of glass together - type of glue, techniques

I am trying to laminate together two sheets of glass of 6mm (~ 1/4") in order to have a thicker glass plate that will serve as a backing plate for sandpaper in order to flatten stuff (sole of ...
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Any way to fix luxury vinyl floating planks that keep coming apart?

I installed floating click-lock LVP (coretec pro plus) a year ago and In just one place, the edge between two planks slowly got wider. We tapped it back together from the end of the row, but after ...
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Securing interrior wall to concrete floor with hydronic heating

I purchased my current property before all of the buildings were completed. As such, I have a 60x80 outbuilding that has the plumbing roughed in for a bathroom, but the bathroom was not installed. I ...
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reversibly adhere steel parts (outdoors)

I bought a rain gauge for the garden. It consists of a long steel stick and an upper part that holds the jar. The upper part is merely put on top; there is no screw thread or anything to stick both ...
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Should I redo PVC that needs to be forced into position?

I'm in the middle of a bathroom remodel, and the plumber I hired redid the drain for the vanity based on a recommendation from the inspector to get it under the joist level (which I appreciated, ...
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How does talcum work to thicken epoxy adhesives?

Similar to how one can use baking powder to fill/accelerate CA glue, which, as far as I'm aware, works because the baking powder neutralizes acids in CA glue, and adds physical "body" to it, ...
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Insulating stuccoed terra cotta garage walls

We have a detached garage that's made of hollow clay bricks (structural terra cotta) covered in stucco, both inside and out. I'd like to insulate and heat it for use in the winter. The problem is that ...
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Strongly affix ceiling light rim to ceiling

I removed all the cheap LED “recessed” lights from my ceiling and replaced them with Hue recessed lights. These lights are intended to be screwed into a traditional recessed can, but I just cut the ...
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Wood glue sufficient to repair separated shelf?

My home has a 17” x 36” x 1” shelf that appears to have only been secured by glue to the surface above it. It’s separated slightly but hasn’t moved much in 2 years: The shelf has extra bracing wood ...
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Toughest self-tap screwable glue?

I have a self-tapping screw that has stripped through its plastic (I can't be more specific) housing. What's the toughest (as in resistant to stripping, it's not particularly load bearing) glue that I ...
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How to repair cat nails puncture in leather couch

My cat has sharp nails and the leather couch is filled with tiny nail punctures. How can I repair it?
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Glue for sticking wool to wool? [closed]

Can anyone recommend glue for sticking wool to wool? This is for a small, stationary, non-load-bearing, long-term application for an indoor, non-heated environment. I would be willing to pay more for ...
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How do I remove old linoleum flooring adhesive?

I had 4 layers of old linoleum on my porch. I was able to remove it easily and get back to the plywood, but the first layer of adhesive remains. It is fairly smooth but there are places where the ...
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Green Glue - Cement Board with vapour barrier

I’m installing cement board for the shower. I am planning on 1 sheet (0.5”) against the studs and then a 2nd sheet (0.5”) with vapour barrier in between. I want to increase soundproofing by using ...
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Loose mirror on the door?

I have a mirror fixed on a door. Now the mirrors is loose and the top part has quite large space. So the mirror is no longer well glued and I am wondering it may fall in the future. My question is ...
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Is there a way to rejuvenate an old bottle of Gorilla glue?

I have a fairly large (2 oz) bottle of "Original Gorilla Glue" which has been sitting on the shelf. I used it once or twice occasionally, but now it has gotten somewhat hard and crystallized ...
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Does this dark line indicate water damage in drywall?

I purchased a home about eight months ago, where the seller had disclosed prior roof leakage. This leakage had occurred a few years before (around 2016). The home was a new build and the roof leak ...
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Get adhesive off if 12x12 peel & stick tiles? I used adhesive along with the peel & stick floor tiles. How do I get adhesive off the top of the tiles

Need to get adhesive off of 12x12 peel & stick tiles? I used adhesive along with the peel & stick floor tiles. How do I get adhesive off the top of the tiles? I have adhesive all over my new ...
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How to glue back a piece of wood (particle board) that fell from my kitchen cupboard?

As seen in the attached images, a piece of wood fell my from my kitchen cupboard, leaving behind a trace of something that looks like a red dried glue. (I don't have much experience with DIY and have ...
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Latex paint to magnet non-toxic adhesive

I'm looking for a non-toxic adhesive for a baby's room that would glue a relatively lightweight magnetic strip to painted wood. I'm fixing some blackout window blinds that use a magnet to attach a ...
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When do you use polyurethane vs. water based construction adhesive?

When do you prefer to use something like Loctite PL, vs Loctite Power Grab?
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What is the best adhesive to repair broken towel bracket?

The metal bracket that holds the towel bar rods in place fell and broke in two pieces (exactly where they are joined together). It was a clean break and just needs to be glued together. Any ...
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Exterior rated/grade adhesive to add final touches for my shade fabric applied to EMT rods?

all. I was wondering if anyone had a sound suggestion or experience with my particular query. My original thread was started here: Inexpensive ideas to extend the height of my fence cinderblock wall ...
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Better adhesive for LED light strips?

I just got new cabinets and am going to be installing LED light strips on the under-sides of the shelves for effect. My experience with these strips in the past is that the adhesive backing is not ...
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Using wood glue instead of fasteners for raised bed garden

I need to rebuild my rotten raised bed. This time, I want to use 4"x4"x8' lumber to make a bed in 16' long and 12" tall. But I'm thinking to use Titebond 3 Ultimate wood glue instead of ...
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Gluing Post Base To Concrete

I recently found out that one of the posts which support my roof is free to move around. The post bracket had rusted out and came out. Is there any way I can glue a post bracket to the concrete using ...
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Is my wood cabinet exposing asbestos?

My house was built in 1965. We are renters and The side of my wood kitchen cabinet had the top level veneer pulled off. Exposing what’s underneath and possible asbestos glue. We brush past this area ...
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How to reglue stickers that came off laptop?

Contrary to this question, the Intel sticker came off from my laptop and I want to reglue it. What is the best way or the best glue to stick it back on? I tried already with instant superglue, but ...
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How to drill into wood glue

I tried drilling wood glue because I want to fix the screw there but I couldn't do it. The drill was not drilling a hole in glue and the screw did not fix there. I just want to make a proper hole in ...
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What glue to hold wooden batten to ceiling for window blind

Today I attempted to put up a window blind, fixing it to the ceiling (there is no option to drill into the window frame) My metal/pipe detector has 'pinged' where I want to drill the holes into the ...
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How do I Unstick a Fixture Mounted to Bathroom Tile

Let's say, hypothetically, that I bought one of those lighted, fogless mirrors like this which stick to the tile in your shower and chose a really bad location to mount it. How do I get it off? I ...
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