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  1. Painting
    I have been searching for information about the best methods to stain a deck. I want to put solid on the horizontals and semi-transparent on the verticals. I have some suggestions of putting a primer under the solid stain. What is the purpose of this? Wouldn't this prevent the stain from...
  2. Windows and Doors
    Rough opening for a door means the opening framed out and no jamb in place yet right? What is the rough opening of a 28" solid core door? Would the jamb for said door be 3/4" thick? What are the measurements of a 28" solid core door? Thanks a bunch.
  3. Painting
    I just bought a house built in 1987 with cedar siding. It is a contemporary style home with a solid grey staing that is peeling. 1)What is the best way to prep this? I have been told I cant get the peeling stain off with a pressure washer on avery low setting? But I have also read this can...
  4. Electrical
    I recently bought an appliance which came with a 2.5mm flex and as most flexes I've seen the ends of each conductor had a sort of gold crimp like thing round it to make it a solid and I suppose to make a better connection? The flex wasn't long enough so I had to go out and buy a 10M flex but...
  5. Painting
    Hello, I just used Bher solid color deck stain and I'm wondering if I need to use a sealer now? Is there something I should use to finish/protect the stain? I noticed that when I move around the furniture it really leaves a drag mark on the stain. Thanks for any suggestions!
  6. Flooring
    Hi Team, I need some advice on laying my bamboo flooring which I recently purchased at auction. Risky I know but I got it at a steal of a price. :thumbup: Anyway's I'm trying to determine if I should glue or float the product, with or without an underlay, as well as any hints or tips you guys...
  7. Painting
    I have a deck that has old and new wood. Some of the wood is aged and some is still new looking. What is the best type of deck stain to use to make them appear the same color without using a solid color? Thanks
  8. Painting
    I have used Bear plus solid deck stain- two words- stay away! It peeled in places so bad I have to re-do the whole thing. I am looking for the best product so I can get a few years in without having to redo it. I am going with solid because that is what is already there. I need something that...
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