Questions tagged [adhesive]

A substance used for sticking objects or materials together.

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How to remove this shower head arm

Trying to replace the tub and shower fixtures when I encountered this light brown, cement like hard but gummy advesive liberally applied all over the joint. How do I remove this?
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Should I use Gorilla Glue or Crazy Glue for broken off handle of a ceramic mug? [closed]

I have a ceramic mug that a handle broke off of. Between Gorilla Glue and Crazy glue, is there a difference and if so, which one is better? My main criteria, in descending order of importance, are: ...
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Can removal of adhesive tape damage a tile?

I bought some small lights that attach to the wall with adhesive tape/sticker (3M). The label on the box says: Caution: Adhesive tape may remove paint or damage surface when removed If the ...
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Is using epoxy this way on a kitchen sink installation/repair acceptable?

I had a new quartz countertop installed, and everything looked very nice. But one day washing the sink I saw that some water was getting between the sink and counter top. I thought, no problem, I'll ...
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Can I use construction adhesive for backsplash tiles

I have s plaster wall with these plastic backspashes from the 70s that are adhered to the wall in such a way that I can’t easily pry them off without pulling the plaster off or really making a mess of ...
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With what do I stick hard rubber together?

What I want to is make my desk chair slide on carpet. I'm going to use bell gliders and affix them to furniture cups for carpets Safety is my concern. I weigh 190 pounds.
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Remove old yellow glue from wooden floor that has consistency of cement

We have taken up the carpets in a house we just bought to reveal the lovely dark floorboards, but what we have (what i guess) is old dried glue around the edges. The hardened glue is yellow and when ...
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Securing slate decoration to a door

I have a decorative piece of slate that I'd like to stick on my front door with a piece of chalk for neighbors to leave a note when I'm not around. I'd rather not cause a lot of damage to the door, ...
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Mount Keyboard Tray To Linnmon (Particle Board) desktop?

I got the 59" x 30" linnmon black/brown top for my new computer desk (apparently it's made of particleboard and filled with paper). I also bought one of those fancy ergonomic metal arm keyboard trays (...
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will any glue bond 2 long, bendable metal components

I am trying to create stiffness on an 8-foot length of 1/4" acrylic, with minimal visual footprint. I hit on an 8-foot aluminum U-shaped channel (slips right over top of the acrylic), but it wasn't ...
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What materials can be used to prevent polyurethane glue from sticking to unwanter surfaces?

I am making some board and batten shutters and am using four 5-inch boards to assemble each shutter (each board is ¾ x 5). Since they are going to be outside the house and exposed to the elements,...
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How can I temporarily adhere plastic conduit to a brick wall?

I am putting up an IP camera on my front porch, using Wifi for data and an extension cord to a nearby outdoor power outlet. I have put the power cord into a cheap round 3/4" plastic conduit. The ...
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How can I repair the rust penetration in my air compressor?

I have a compressor that I use for pumping my bike, and now a hole came out of nowhere in the tank. See picture. And some orange powder also came out of it. Question Does there exist glue or similar ...
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Securing slate tiles over outdoor cement slab

Here's a cement patio that was covered decades ago with slate tiles. Some along the edges have popped up. Underneath the popped tiles we can see that the slab has cracked. What are proper and/or ...
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how to glue the broken plastic pieces that dovetails the faucet valve

The faucet handler in my kitchen fell off. I open it found that the plastic piece that dovetails the valve was broken (see the image) I am not sure if I can find a replacement of such a thing as I ...
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Upstairs wooden floor, covered in glue after removing tiles. Advice?

For some reason, my mother-in-law had awful wood effect floor tiles nailed and glued onto the floor boards in her bedroom (she has passed away and we have inherrited the house). 3/4 of the room is ...
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Can tile glue for wall tiles contain asbestos?

I've got some ceramic tiles I removed for a bathroom remodel. Home was built in 1967 so asbestos was a concern, the floor tiles are vinyl 8x8" and possibly contain asbestos so I am leaving those there ...
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Granite stained by Liquid Nails

Obligatory apology: I am only an ambitious DIY'er and feel I can learn to do almost anything on my own, but that only works if I ask the right questions. Apparently I missed one. So yes, I am a doof. ...
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What is wood glue open time?

I am a total noob at woodworking. But I wanted to glue two pieces of pine wood together. After some research I realized that titebond (I,II, or III) might be what I want. I see here that the glues ...
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Glue to withstand high temperatures [closed]

I want to glue pieces of wood to a sheet of a plastic-like material. This will then be placed in the oven at 200 degrees celsius. Which glue should I use?
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Priming plywood for better adhesion of flooring tiles

I've had problems in the past with gluing commercial flooring tiles to OSB subfloor using the standard adhesive that looks and feels like contact cement. I followed the instructions and let the glue ...
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Mount glass shower wall with adhesive to avoid drilling holes in the bathroom tiles

I would like to mount a glass shower wall in the bathroom but avoid having to drill holes. The model in question is the following: http://www.bathdeluxe.com/products/130/130-328-toscana-wall-manual....
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Glue for shredded cork [closed]

My inlay soles are wearing and renewing them is expensive (they are custom made for my feet). I decided to make my own by making a mold and filling the mold with shredded cork. I have not done any ...
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What do I use to fix down a shower tray?

I've tiled the floor of my new en-suite. I've bought a plastic shower tray, which says that it should be stuck down with adhesive. Do I use normal grab adhesive? Or do I use tile adhesive? I want to ...
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Composite Shims & Liquid Nails

I used Timberwolf Composite Shims with Liquid Nails Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive and Liquid Nails Subfloor Adhesive. I didn't read the Liquid Nails instructions, until after I used the products (.....
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Stick ceramic tile to outside brick wall

What's the best way to permanently stick a ceramic tile to an outside brick wall? The back of the tile is unglazed, so I'm looking for a solution that will also help protect the tile from the wet ...
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How can I separate two panels bonded with urethane glue?

I glued a painting wood panel back to another small piece of wood to add hanging wire with gorilla glue. I now want to take these two wood pieces apart. What can I use?
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Tile adhesive options?

I have been able to find 4 options for put tile in place: Thinset. Traditional use. Can be tricky on walls and ceilings. I've used it. Mastic. Comes in two flavours: High VOC no longer sold in ...
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Fixing cracked bathtub with hot glue

I was cleaning my bathtub and noticed it's rusty around the drain hole, then I accidentally popped a hole through the bathtub. I am going to replace it next week, but is it possible to temporarily fix ...
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No More Nails adhesive on PVA primed drywall?

I'd like to glue laminate flooring on my TV wall. I just plan to glue the laminate directly to the wall, which is drywall primed with Kilz PVA I have No More Nails general purpose adhesive lying ...
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adhesive for metal to glass

I have a metal hallow medallion that I want to glue to glass. I have tries gorilla glue, silicone adhesive, e-6000, jewelry and metal glue from Aileens. Because of the hallow center nothing adheres. ...
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Best Removable Glue for Gluing Metal Towel Bar to Stone

I rent an apartment where half of the walls of my bathroom are made out of a beautifully finished granite. This looks nice, but when it comes to hanging my chrome-plated towel bar, there have been ...
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Repair the overflow drain under a Corian sink where the tube and box has come unglued

My bathroom has a Corian sink that uses a tube for the overflow drain. Unlike most overflow drains, this one is not molded into the sink itself. The sink is 20 years old. The box at the end of ...
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What type of glue should I use to paste a vinyl sheet to a wall?

I have a vinyl banner(width: 6'; height: 8'), which needs to be pasted on the wall. I want to know if there's any glue which can act as adhesive between a vinyl sheet and a painted wall. Please help. ...
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a cheap (and landlord friendly) way to stick a large plastic sheet on a wet wall?

I'm usually using removable adhesive putty to fix stuff on the wall (mainly plastic I'm writing on). But this time the sticks don't stick on the surface because of a condensation issue (rock issue). ...
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Gluing battens to chip board ceiling

As part of our house improvements we're having a new roof fitted. The roof is going to have an airtight layer of treated chipboard beneath the rafters which will be screwed and taped for airtightness ...
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Drilling holes in 'styroglass'

I have a sheet of styroglass, which I assume by the name to be a clear polystyrene. I want to drill some M4 holes into it, which are about 2.5cm separated from each other. However, I only have ...
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Repairing broken epoxy interface on aluminum

My fridge fell over and the hinge between the freezer door and refrigerator door broke. This aluminum part is crucial, so I took the gamble of repairing it with epoxy (see image). The part held for a ...
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non-permanent construction adhesive?

I'm building a small floating wall about 3.5' wide. almost 8' tall. It will be 'floating' 8" away from the ceiling, floor, and perpendicular wall via 1/4" steel pipe connected to floor flanges. It ...
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Removing painters tape from vinyl tile

I'm trying to remove painters tape from a vinyl tile gym floor that someone left on 'way' too long. This floor has a finish on it that is stripped and refinishied once a year. I don't want to damage ...
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Glue to Secure Dishwasher to Granite

Recently my dishwasher (DW) required service which meant pulling it out from under the granite counter top. The DW was secured to the counter top with two metal tabs which were glued to the counter ...
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Can I use construction adhesive to mount a 4' LED Shop light on a Flexicore ceiling?

I am about to move in a a new (to me) condo with a Flexicore (precast concrete panel) ceiling. I am not sure if I can drill into the ceiling or not so I am looking for alternate way to hang a 4' LED ...
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Is this vinyl tile? Should I have it tested for asbestos?

What kind of tile is this? I think it is vinyl tile but it doesn't look like the pictures I am finding online. Maybe it is plastic tile? The house is from the 1950s but the bathroom was installed ...
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How can I unstick 2 objects glued with superglue?

I have glued 2 cubes of plastic together (each one roughly as big as a thumb) but I didn't align them well. I would like to unstick them and stick them again. They are cubes so the surfaces are flat. ...
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Removing a glued down wood stair tread

I have a wooden stair tread glued down to a ply wood stair frame. The miter cut on the step was just not done right, it would take too much caulk and I've decided to replace it. I thought the poor ...
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How to remove “metal” tile adhesive from backsplash area?

Is there no way? There is a similar question here from 2015 with no answer. Our kitchen was tiled with thin, copper-colored aluminum tiles (probably in the '80s), which look like this: The adhesive ...
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Remove floorboard glue from mitre saw

I just bought a cheap Bosch mitre saw from eBay in pretty good working condition. Only thing is that its covered in what I have been told is floorboard adhesive. Kind of light brown glue. Its over ...
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Dismantling glued speaker cabinet

I own this Infinity satellite surrounding speakers and few days ago one of it rattles like its voice coil come loose and rubbing the magnetic gap. I wanted to dismantle its cabinet to change the ...
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Cure/dry time for Polyseamseal with little air exposure?

What is the cure/dry time for nearly encapsulated Loctite All Purpose Polyseamseal Original Formula (new tube bought at hardware store yesterday)? Does this product dry or cure? Hope I didn't mess up ...
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What is considered Greener/Greenest laminate flooring option available?

After doing extensive research on hardwood flooring, I have resigned myself to laminate due to an aging dog who has increasingly suspect bladder control. Given that laminate is completely artificial ...

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