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I wouldn't be in any hurry to caulk that up just yet. I'd be investigating why there's water down there. Check your entire bay window for any cracks in the frame or any cracked caulk on the outside. I'd also dig that old caulk out and slide in some paper towels just to get an idea of how much water was getting in there. If you do find some areas outside that ...


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I suggest stuff Roxul in where you can. I would even open up the wall above the shower - a good 16" would be enough. You can feed insulation to the floor given there isn't any cross bracing. I have written on here for tub installs that one of the main components of a good fiberglass shower install is to pack the cavities with insulation. I ...


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I agree with others to clean prior to calking. I do not like pressure washers on stained or almost bare wood it really can tear the soft grain up and leave it looking like crap. I prefer cleaning the wood with deck cleaners or hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide will kill the mold and brighten the wood (sometimes people don’t want bright) I purchase ...


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That's a nice lookin' place! Well worth the effort to spiff it up!! Swap steps 2 & 3. Caulk will peel off when any loose material under it gives way. You want a good, solid, well attached substrate before any caulking, staining or painting. If you're renting a lift, you can apply the pressure washer pointed down from above, just get more hose and a ...


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Unless you want to remove the door to apply leveling compound; builders filler is probably you best bet, This is a two part plastic putty that adheres well and sets very hard, it can be tinted using oxide powder, or painted etc. It has a strong chemical smell that will dissapear after a few weeks.


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I would not paint the copper. If you ever need to repair it, paint would be one more problem on making a good leak free connection. If you want to cover the pipe, use foam. Remember, copper water supply’s are quite common direct burial, the sun and elements won’t hurt it. I suggest insulation, if in a location that the temps drop below 27°F. (Yes water ...


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The purpose of the flashing it to direct any water that manages to get behind the trim back to the outside surface of the house instead of letting it continue to worm its way inside where it can start to rot the framing. The pieces of wood you've identified don't have direct paths to behind the siding, so they don't need to be flashed. Keep in mind that the ...


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This is my experience with fiberglass painting and staining. I work for a fiberglass door manufacturer name Nova Doors and we use a water based product called TruCoat for painting and staining our fiberglass doors. It is made specifically for fiberglass doors so it doesn’t require any special primers, is super durable and lays down really smoothly. You can ...


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I know product and shopping recommendations are OT here, but I just have to share. I have a hot tub that the top was somewhat moldy, but the underside had a lot of black mildew. After my wife and I trying several different cleaners, we found Zep Commercial Mold Stain & Mildew Stain Remover. It dissolved the mildew very quickly and whitened the surface. ...


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First, you made a big mistake. You relied on Google reviews. It's known by everyone that the reviews are completely unreliable. Google is one of the worst rating systems. Yelp is much more accurate but you also have to be careful. Currently, no rating system is even close to perfect so you have to look at several rating systems and read them to find out ...


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Whoever is telling you this is an inswing door are very inexperienced. Do not listen to them, or hire them. If they knew doors as they lead on to, they would know that if this door was turned around to an inswing position, and rain hitting the door and going down to that weather stripping, the water will either drip in while closed, or pour in if the door ...


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