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  1. Painting
    Hello all - I really appreciate the help you've given in the past and I'm in need of a bit more assistance. I'm getting everything prepped to paint my living room - way, way, way, past due. I'm now cleaning up the trim around my vinyl windows and what I see puzzles me. It looks like the caulk...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi I have recently attempted my own concrete hearth. I wanted to go for a darker grey finish so i experimented with sample blocks to get the correct ratio of cement powder to concrete and aggregate. Now in one of the images you can see that the colour of the concrete after 7 days. Then I was...
  3. Painting
    Hi, I just painted my basement floor with a slate gray color, and I noticed some differently shaped darker splotches in different areas. I'm wondering why this happened? My first thought would be something like grease on the floor before painting, despite the fact that it was scrubbed and...
  4. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi! After going through the new construction process for over a year, I know when things don't look right. :vs_worry: I recently moved into my new home and we are currently having our driveway poured. Last week when our pads were poured, they dried two different colors. In the picture, the...
  5. Flooring
    I installed a new tile floor in my kitchen. The grout I purchased was supposed to be light grey but looks almost white. There are also areas in the grout that are darker(more like the correct color). I can't tell if the grout just turned out lighter and I have dark spots or if the grout IS...
  6. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I purchased some tile and when I brought the boxes home, the tile looked different than the sample that was on the showroom floor. I was targeting a look like the photo of the tiled floor. This was in a model home that I visited. The tile in the showroom store that I went to was not that...
  7. Plumbing
    Hello everyone, The bathtub in my (rented) apartment has been discoloring over the past week or so. Previously, it had been fine. I'm just wondering what's going on here; it gets worse after it is used. I have a picture, and you can see the grey patch and some discoloration off to the sides...
  8. Carpentry
    In just the 6 weeks or so that we've had our sprinkler system running I can already see some obvious discoloration on our fence from where the sprinklers have hit it. So two questions. 1) How can we prevent it from getting worse? 2) Is there any way to fix what's already discolored?
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