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  1. Painting
    Hi, I'm an electrician, not a painter. I do paint 2.6' by 4' pieces of plywood for mounting panels though. I have a space in my basement for this and I find the process annoying; I'm using a small roller and it's awkward to lay a piece down, paint one side, wait for it to dry and then do the...
  2. Painting
    Hi everyone! I am new here and am really excited that I found you guys (and Ladies!). I have an ST700 Wagner airless sprayer that is about 30 years old. It worked fine until I tried to clean it this last fall. Now it is not working properly. When I turn it on it pressures up fine. after I pull...
  3. Painting
    I am looking at buying a Graco LTS 15 from lowes. I am then going to paint my whole basement new construction in 3 colors. 1) White for the skip trow(sp) ceiling. What spray nozzle should i use? 2) Tan for main area and bathroom. What spray nozzle should I use? 3) Brown for 2 bedrooms...
  4. Painting
    Hello, I have a Wagner ProCoat (which I love) and recently finished painting the outside of my house. I am now working on the cabinets in my kitchen and want to use it to paint them also…my question is has anyone used the fine finish tips with an airless sprayer? I was looking at the Graco...
  5. Painting
    hi there, i'm wondering if it's POSSIBLE (not a good idea) for me to hook a small compressor (Makita 4.2 Gal 'Twin stack' Air Compressor, MAC2400) to a lvlp gun (Astro Pneumatic LVLP Spray Gun - EVO4018 - LVLP Gravity Feed Spray Gun w/ 1.8 Tip) and use that setup to paint my small apartment...
  6. Plumbing
    I have a sprayer and it has been dripping for quite a while. Recently the drip has become a real problem and when I'm using the sink the sprayer will drip out the back tab. The sprayer has the logo "AM" under the tab which I assume is American Standard. Here's a picture of the logo: I have...
  7. Painting
    Hello & thanks for taking the time to read my post. I have an old graco hydraulic type airless paint sprayer. I'm painting my house w/ Sherwin-Williams latex flat exterior. I've seen ads for additives to put into the paint to "extend", "thin" or "flow" the paint more easily. As a concept...
  8. Painting
    I have a basement to paint, and have a sprayer. It's a wagner 1420. However, it's not working. I can't get it to spray at all. It seems like it never reaches pressure, and not much ever comes out. I have a couple questions: 1. Is this the right forum for this question? If not, please tell me...
  9. Plumbing
    My kitchen sink sprayer, when pressed will not shut the water off from the faucet completely and I get very little water coming from the sprayer. We have a well and our pressure is about 40 lbs. Any help? Also, the sink is on an outside wall and the hose gets very stiff in the cold days is...
  10. Plumbing
    Can anyone help me figure out what's wrong with my kitchen sprayer? I have a price pfister kitchen sink with sprayer. the sprayer stopped working one day. No weak stream, no dribble, nothing. I removed the diverter valve and cleaned it (it looked fine), reassembled, and the sprayer worked! An...
  11. Drywall & Plaster
    Ok folks, my kitchen ceiling project is coming along.. I got the dryall in, taped/mudded.. I had to skim the ceiling to level the existing texture.. I would like to try and reproduce the texture below. Not sure what to call it but hopefully y'all got some recommendations. It has at least 2...
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