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Can I reseal a pipe thread that's leaking?

It's not necessary to thoroughly clean a fitting of prior sealant before re-use. Remove any chunks of tape or dried pipe dope, but don't worry about wiping away the pipe dope residue. Teflon tape ...
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Can I reseal a pipe thread that's leaking?

I have had great results using this pipe thread sealer alone. Remove the teflon tape and wipe away the old sealer. The threads do not have to be virgin clean. Apply the new sealer and tighten the ...
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Can I reseal a pipe thread that's leaking?

Yes, these sealing products can be removed by mechanical means like picking at it or using a wire brush or pot scourer. Chemicals (like vinegar) are not needed. Then fresh product can be applied and ...
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How to seal a window on stucco?

Any sort of outdoor caulk will do. Buy a caulk gun if you don't have one, and follow the prep and application instructions. You should clean the area and pry out any loose caulk or paint, and work ...
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Can I reseal a pipe thread that's leaking?

Applying Teflon tape and pipe dope together doesn't make any sense. It's like applying lubricant on a joint before caulking it. Teflon tape is the lubricant in this framework. It allows better ...
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How do I prevent water intrusion through the side of my garage door?

The door is not made to prevent water intrusion. You will need to take measures to prevent damage from water when there is blowing rain. However expecting there be no rain infiltrate the sides of the ...
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