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  1. Painting
    While painting a wall that transitions from living space to the kitchen, I noticed the latex paint we were using was not adhering to the wall. As the roller went over it paint would peel off. My best guess is the previous owner had used oil based paint in the kitchen so they could scrub and...
  2. Painting
    We live in Bay area, CA, between San Francisco and San Jose, and we are building a new deck using kiln dry cedar decking.. The deck surface is about 12” from the ground. The frame has already been completed (poured concrete, Simpson post bases, 2x6 pressure treated lumber) with ~4” space...
  3. Painting
    We had a 100 year old house with lead paint that is failing in many places. I had a contractor come over for an estimate. He said that after scraping and removing any loose paint he would then caulk the hard edges between the painted and unpainted surfaces. I am aware that sanding is usually...
  4. Painting
    Hi there,apologies if this topic has been discussed before as this is my first post, so here goes.... Im looking at painting my roof,it has never been painted before although it is fairly old.There are spots of rust here and there but not alot and by the looks of things,its only surface...
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