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Aluminum vs galvanized vs stainless tubing for fence with railing?

I'm building a simple fence that's composed of 1" or 1.5" OD x 0.065" wall x 4-ft tube soldered to a stainless steel base that's bolted to concrete. This fence will have a wood rail at the top. ...
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What is the proper way to prep and paint aluminum siding

A portion of my home's 40 year old aluminum siding is discolored and needs to be repainted. What is the proper way to prep and paint it?
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Mount pegboard to wall

I am attempting to mount a pegboard(the type you climbed up in gym class http://www.roguefitness.com/rogue-pine-maple-peg-board) to a drywall covered wall. Originally I thought lag bolts into the ...
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Durability / weathering of screen-printed/laminated pattern aluminum siding?

There have been, for probably most of the past decade, high-end aluminum siding products with screen-printed or membrane-applied surface finishes, most or all of which that I can find seem to be wood ...
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J-Channel material selection: Plastic vs Aluminum

An existing building is to have the soffits corrected: The correction is to remove the laterally installed soffits and replace them with radially installed soffits. Radial soffits are the first 75% ...
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Water on the inside of corner

My secobd floor sticks out over my frist floor. I have aluminum siding on the second floor. I noticed water was coming in and down the corner piece. Its on the inside behind the j channel. The red ...
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Is AC2 lumber ok to use with aluminum?

My "local" big-box home improvement store sells a pressure treated lumber called AC2. Apparently this is different from ACQ in that its environmentally friendly, but still can be safely used with ...