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  1. HVAC
    Howdy folks, so I have a leak in my system, some background: - The system (brand new split unit) had been running ok for about 3.5 years - Currently, there is NO refrigerant AT ALL on the system (R410a) - HVAC specialist added about 300 PSI of nitrogen, and during the next 20, 30 minutes...
  2. Painting
    Hey everyone. I'm the process of building a bathroom vanity out of pine. I'd like to stain it black and finish it with poly. I'm definitely looking for dark and would rather not have to apply coat after coat to get it. Any tips on the best method for doing this? Is Speedball India Ink...
  3. Painting
    Repost - wasn't sure where this should go... " Howdy I am considering buying a house (rental) that has a severe mold problem in the Kitchen and basement. During the summer there was a leak, the house was shut up and now the walls ceiling and ceiling joists (in the basement) are more than a...
  4. Building & Construction
    Howdy I am considering buying a house (rental) that has a severe mold problem in the Kitchen and basement. During the summer there was a leak, the house was shut up and now the walls ceiling and ceiling joists (in the basement) are more than a little moldy. It hits you when you walk into the...
  5. Flooring
    Ok...so my husband and I needed to replace our water damaged carpet in the basement. We planned on staining the concrete because the risk of water is too high for cheap material and I really love stained concrete and finally have a chance to do it. He is deployed and my tenant couldn't afford...
  6. Flooring
    Is black a bad idea because fingerprints and dust etc will show up more? I love the look of black honed granite mosaic tile in the bathroom with a glossy granite vanity top with white walls and vanity.(Really small bathroom) I got a sample of the tiles and looks like it would be too hard to...
  7. Painting
    I think I have just ruined my mahogany decking. I have a new covered screen porch that was built last fall. The latex weather sealer that was on the mahogany decking failed at the start of winter. I wanted to strip it off and then apply new sealer. I used Behr Premium Deck, Fence, & Siding Stain...
  8. Roofing/Siding
    I live in a cool mountain area, shady and by a creek to boot. It's cool in the summer as well. I'm preparing to replace the roof on my Aframe with tin..and wondering if a white tin roof will help keep a home cooler, would a black tin roof would help with heating?
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