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  1. Repair Wall Cap Stone

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi, I have a slate wall cap 12"x24" on the wall which has come loose. I was thinking of using an adhesive of some type so I don't need to chip off the old mortar or get a grinder with a wheel for doing it. Does anyone have any recommendations? TIA!!
  2. Installing Concrete Channel Drain

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi, This is my first post here. I am installing a concrete channel drain across my 12' wide driveway. The Channel drains come in 4' wide sections (so I have 3 of them). And they are about 9" wide and 7" tall. Quite heavy! The ends are perfectly flat and smooth (No slots or anything). I have to...
  3. adhesive that is almost transparent and feels like caulking or rubber

    General DIY Discussions
    i have a very small door alarm magnet that used to be affixed using some sort of glue/epoxy that felt like rubber or very hard caulking and was almost transparent. the magnet is a cylinder of maybe 1/4" x 1". it was almost entirely wrapped in that adhesive stuff and held very firmly. does...
  4. Cold Air Return Ducts & Aluminum Foil

    HVAC
    I've been trying to seal in odors that originate in my cold air return ducts. First, I used Zinsser B-I-N shellac, which eliminated the musty/moldy odors, but off-gassed its own toxic odor all last winter. This summer, I painted over the Zinsser with Safecoat Transitional Primer (three coats)...
  5. tile backsplash

    General DIY Discussions
    i just bought some ceramic tile for a border on the bottom and some 1x2 glass mosaics to fill the rest of the space up my problem is that they sold me adesilex to apply it but when i read the instructions it says not to apply to plywood . on one side i need to apply to painted drywall and on my...
  6. porcelain tile problem!

    Flooring
    We pulled up the laminite flooring and tried to scrape off the glue the best we could. Then we laid the porcelain tile that was 16" x 16" and the premixed adhesive never seems to dry after 1 month. Then we grouted it and of couse it cracked, but now I'm at the point that I don't know what to do...
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