David Brown
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Protect Old Deck Posts In Soil
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Two things: dig down to the abutment of the post to the concrete post slab. Pressure wash it or clean it off good. Coat it with roofers repair coating (such as EP Henry) -- in the old days they used ...

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Rubberized wood coatings for decks: Can they be pressure-washed to clean them?
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Sure but understand two things: this product has had failures, meaning instances where it cracks and peels off. That has more to do with the contractor who put it on than the product, per se. Second, ...

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The ceiling I'm painting was never orinally undercoated and now my repaint is looking hideous.
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Use a shellac based under coating like Zinsser B-I-N primer sealer. It has very good stain blocker coverage but hides joint compound "shine-off" and some imperfections in the actual drywall job. It's ...

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Is it common for fencing companies to drill into your home rather than use a post?
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I put a post as close to the house as I could on a fence job, but because of the slab I was limited and it produced a gap. But! I filled the gap butt to the house with a custom cut of the existing ...

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Holes in drywall slightly too wide for screws
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If you are hanging significant weight it is recommended you use a stud finder to find a stud, "real wood" as carpenters say, to support the load. The newer tapered drywall fasteners you show are ok, ...

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