Questions about: sealing

by Vlad K Last Updated February 17, 2016 01:09 AM Is it okay to use silicone to seal gas furnace heater supply ducts? If so, do you know how long the silicone will need to cure before the system is useable? Some background: I've been trawling around
What is a good stain or resource for info on stains I could use on my masterpiece? My concern is small kids getting it on their hands and putting their hands in their mouths, so it has to be completely non toxic. For wooden utensils, I've used minera
When you're building a tub/shower surround, there are two questions that need to be answered: Which substrate material should I choose? How do I waterproof it? The answer to question #1 is easy. Cementboard, always (unless you're using a fully-integr
The process of hanging bathroom drywall is nearly identical to doing the work in any other room. The biggest difference, aside from the scope of the project, is the type of gypsum board you use. When hanging it in bathrooms or other rooms where moist
In fact, you can clear these windows up. If its regular glass, two small holes are drilled and a cleaning solution (which need not be toxic) injected. If it is tempered glass, the same procedure is possible if the glass seal can be reached for drilli
My front door has a 1/2" gap underneath it when closed, so it is quite drafty. I am not sure how to fix it. I put a door sweep on the bottom, but I ran into an issue
The first step is to clean the deck. A very simple and inexpensive method is to wet the deck, spray or scrub on a mixture of 1 cup TSP, 1/2 gal household bleach, and 2 gal water. Scrub it with a course, stiff broom
In preparation for winter, I've started to inspect the exterior of my house and noticed some of the sealant at the top of the basement wall needs replacing. Unfortunately I bought the house like this so I don't know what the previous owner did. I liv
How to Add a door In an exterior brick wall If you've got a brick house and are looking to install a door in the brick, this how to will get you there. Be prepared, it's a big job and you'll need to be comfortable wielding several power tools. Are yo
Is it a wax? Or a paint sealant?There's a lot of confusion over the topic of car waxes and paint sealants. More specifically, there's confusion over what's the difference between a car wax and a paint sealant? Such as when you would use one over the