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by shesbros
Sun May 09, 2010 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Looking for deep Victorian raspberry paint
Replies: 2
Views: 741

Re: Looking for deep Victorian raspberry paint

Ben Moore New London Burgandy.
Always stick with the HC Colors
by shesbros
Sun Apr 16, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Removing Paint Spatter
Replies: 7
Views: 1998

Removing Spatter

Use a scotchbrite pad either the green or the white dipped or soaked in goof off. It is just abrasive enough to buff off the spatter. (if latex), However if it is oil spatter go slowly and carefully and use laquer thinner instead.
by shesbros
Thu Nov 10, 2005 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Is anyone else frustrated?
Replies: 10
Views: 2256

I know some people

I am from northern MA. (next to rt 3) if you zip me an email at shesbros@msn.com I can provide at least a few names of many trades.
by shesbros
Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Kitchen Cabinets
Replies: 3
Views: 955

Dogtorbill remember the finishes on those cabinets are made to be very durable and to resist everything. It is difficult to get anything to stick to something that resists everything that hits it. To get any of the FAux or glaze to stick to it there will be preparationand sanding involved. Lookinto ...
by shesbros
Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: paint and caulk incompatibility problem
Replies: 28
Views: 16714

Just a Suggestion

It may be glycol. If the paint is sticky but it does not come off in your hand it could be the slow drying agent in the latex paint. IF you put a very heavy bead of caulking between the siding and the window it could take months or years (yes years) to dry. The latex caulk dries on the outside and s...
by shesbros
Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Gas or oil heat? I have to make a quick decision.
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Gas

I just converted a property from Oil to gas. I have always been a fan of gas and the gas company madt it only too easy to switch. New Furnace 500.00 New Superstore Hot water heater 650.00 removed my oil tank 300.00 ran new gas line from the street 500.00 including permits and of course in MA traffic...
by shesbros
Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Attaching Moulding on a Plaster Wall
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Find the studs

Find the studs and use 2 inch finish nails or if you have a finish nailer use the pins.
by shesbros
Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Is chimney liner a good idea??
Replies: 18
Views: 2386

Who was my plumber

BEM,

He was out of pepperell Ma. The install was part of a 18,000 plumbing job. If you want to email me at shesbros@msn.com or call me I can talk and give you his name if you are interested. I am not really comfortable giving his name out to the worl without his knoledge.
by shesbros
Sun Aug 07, 2005 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Is chimney liner a good idea??
Replies: 18
Views: 2386

I could be wrong but it sounds high.

I am in Mass. and just for your info, I had a new furnace and hot watrer heater installed. The plumbing inspector asked that due to the age of the chimney and the temp of the new furnace we would be required to line the chimney. Our plumber installed the liner himself for 500.00 including materials....
by shesbros
Wed Jul 13, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: My summer project - Opinions needed
Replies: 7
Views: 1012

Yes you are

You are ready to prime for sure. Make sure you use an oil based primer. Either Cabot Oil Problem Solver, California Trouble Shooter Oil, Ben Moore Fresh Start Oil or if you must Sherwin Williams Oil Primer.