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by doughty12
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: I need, I need...to see pics of your home's exterior!
Replies: 780
Views: 635377

Re: 1915 Stonehouse!

My project... restoration of a classic home in Michigan. NOT done by any means but it is coming along decently on the exterior. http://mxrob.com/StoneHouse/StoneHouse2013_FrntWest_500x333.JPG http://mxrob.com/StoneHouse/StoneHouse2013_FrntEast_500x333.JPG Larger image links.... Front West Front Eas...
by doughty12
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Exterior paint removal
Replies: 9
Views: 16408

Re: Exterior paint removal

Use the search site function... There are many similar threads out there that could help you out. Some of them: http://www.oldhouseweb.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2444 http://www.oldhouseweb.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=11531 http://www.oldhouseweb.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=14819 http://ww...
by doughty12
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Painting house numbers on transom window
Replies: 3
Views: 8022

Re: Painting house numbers on transom window

Here are my few cents. First of all, think about the design or writing style/font in your case.Do sketch it on a paper & plan the colors & shapes you want to use.Trace the outline of the designed shape on the glass using the leading.And don’t worry if about mistakes while using the leading because i...
by doughty12
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Paint Peeling Advice
Replies: 1
Views: 6126

Re: Paint Peeling Advice

I can't give a solid advice right now but mostly exterior paint blisters are the reason peeling paint, which may appear suddenly or maybe gradually after painting. When it occurs, let the paint dry, then cut each blister & remove the peeling paint. If you see the plaster or stucco after removing pai...
by doughty12
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: how to deep clean very old stone walls
Replies: 6
Views: 12943

Re: how to deep clean very old stone walls

Hi, I think pressure wash is the best way to clean old stone walls. You can rent or buy pressure washer to clean the walls. The best method to clean a stone wall with a pressure washer is to start at the top section of the wall and end to the bottom.After you finish one section of the wall, do the ...
by doughty12
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Steel garage--how do I paint/repaint?
Replies: 13
Views: 20287

Re: Steel garage--how do I paint/repaint?

Why dont you hire any professional for this task?
by doughty12
Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Garage Doors Painting Tips
Replies: 4
Views: 8261

Re: Garage Doors Painting Tips

it is one of the easiest task to have, i love painting big things, i want you to upload picture of your garage door.
by doughty12
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Garage Doors
Replies: 26
Views: 69930

Re: Garage Doors

The garage presents one of those frustrating “only in an old house” conundrums. Creating a garage that offers the amenities you want without disrupting the period character of your home can be a tall order. The good news? Today, there are more options than ever to ease the burden. The easiest way to...