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First, that looks like a common Cadet heater that costs about $50, so don't sink $200 worth of labor-of-love treating it. Second, it's high-temp, but not that high-temp - it's designed to have a relatively huge heating element with low heat per inch, so you won't burn yourself on it if you touch it. These things are in homes with children after all. So ...


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It will make it easy to strip off and redo correctly. It should peel off like plastic when it's dry. My home had very heavy latex paint on cabinets, and I was able to peel it all off with minimal scraping. Cabinet doors should really be painted with spray enamel. It will look 10 times better and last 10 times longer than latex.


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Yes it will dry and it will "dry" in a couple days with right temp and air flow controls. However with the amount that you put on there it could be a long time before the paint actually cures and it may never cure to the point of a good paint job. Depending on a lot of variables even after it cures the inner paint may become rubbery or even worse it could ...


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As for the paint compatibility, the standard advice is to either paint an innocuous area and try it, or do a crosshatch test. The low sheen is caused by the paint being intentionally "bumpy". That tends to produce good binding to the next coat, so I would expect reasonable results. The other reason we use primer is as a "barrier coat" to assure chemical ...


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Wax paper. Secure it using tape to the edge of the door or the jamb. A thin coat of petroleum jelly. A professional painter told me this trick. The paint should be fairly dry first, not at all tacky.


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Don't paint the portion that will touch the stop Swap in a spare door for a few days (habitat for humanity re-store has them quite reasonably priced, for instance.) Do the paint job on a new, or new-to-you used door, and only swap it once.


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Primer-unbdercoat often has a higher pigment content than topcoat paint, this helps it cover marked surfaces better. usually the pigments are a combionation of carbon black and titanium oxide white. When left to stand the different pigments will separate at different rates giving a mottled result like you show above. just give it a really good stir. Not ...


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Elevating the conduit 7/8” or more off the roof surface will be more effective than painting but yes white is the least heat absorbing color. Why 7/8” elevation? That is what code requires or a temperature adder is used when derating the wire; with 7/8” elevation, the adder is not required. This is located in section 310.15(A)(3)(c), "Raceways and Cables ...


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The heat radiated from a black roof will be less than radiated from any other colour of roof (because other colours reflect more light). You haven't said what type of cable you plan to use, but it will probably be fine. Conduit may be is hard to water-proof. use damp resistant cable.


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It doesn't matter what it is and it doesn't matter if you clean it or cover it as long as it doesn't stick up in the way. Clean it, don't clean it. It is not integral to install a new flooring. It is some kind of dust or paint. It looks like the workers were using that area to do "something". This could be cutting brick, painting, cutting ...


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I would score the entire damage area and take down the damaged plaster. I would supports thr perimeter with 1x 3 before scoring and removing the plaster. This will allow you to see If there is anything behind there . If there isn t any signs of deteriation on the joist l you re good to go. Yes it will be messy but not as bad as you think. If you have a ...


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