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  1. Painting
    I live in NYC in a building built in 1939. I decided to refinish 2 window sills and one radiator cover. I stripped the paint with a chemical stripper and quickly realized there was joint compound underneath the multiple paint layers. Underneath that was rusted metal. Now this has turned into a...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi all; My house was built in 1986 and features brick window sills (bricks on edge). Being in southern Canada we get lots of freezing and thawing; so as you may expect the sills have started to crumble. Having just replaced my windows I'm looking to replace the sills. I have purchased...
  3. Carpentry
    I moved into a house built in 1950s a few months ago and noticed a window sill is loose. Does it mean something hidden is rotten? And how should I fix it? Please see attached photos. Thanks in advance.
  4. Carpentry
    I have a couple of wooden window sills that have rotted out and need replacing. A friend suggested that I replace them with PVC window sills to avoid the rot happening again. Are PVC sills worth the additional price? How well do they accept/hold a paint job? Any information on...
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