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Poor adehsive to wall
Prime the wall with a 5:1 solution of PVA sealant and you should be good to go
Posted on Nov 26, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: We have been painting our
Other possible issues could be:
1. The paint wasnt mixed properly before application. You have to stir the paint using a wide paddle/object, scraping the bottom of the tim to loosen the pigment and mix it into the paint properly first, and then regularly re-stir the paint therafter.
2. Was a proper undercoat applied to the wall first? generally undercoats reduce the problem of patchiness by proving a more even surface for the final coat paint to adhere to and remove any existing issues with differing absorbancy of the underlying material.
3. Could just be bad paint. Also, check with the paint tin that the paint was applied during the right environmental conditions. Some paints can't be applied in extremely low or high temperatures, or when humidity is very high etc.
Hope that helps.
Posted on Feb 25, 2011
SOURCE: I have plaster walls in
Your stud finder keeps beeping because old plaster walls have lath boards behind the plaster that are attached to the studs and running horizontally. Try adjusting the sensitivity of the stud finder by placing it on the wall and turning the sensitivity down until it just stops beeping. Then move it back and forth in a wide enough arc to be sure that you have crossed a stud, turning up the sensitivity ever so slightly until you get a tone when you cross a stud. Hope this works out for you.
Posted on May 08, 2011
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The task you are embarking on is a great DYI project. But, be forewarned, it can get tricky. First, make sure the new sink will fit in the space of the old sink. If not do you have enough space for the new sink to fit securely against the wall? Next, remove the cabinet. There should be about four screws. You may also have to use a razor to cut calking from around the outside of the cabinet. Sometimes it's used to fill-in gaps between the tile and cabinet. Remove the cabinet. If the cabinet is setting in the wall, make sure you check and see where the support beams are located. If you are not putting in another wall cabinet, then you will have to know what kind of wall you have. Sheet rock, no problem. Plaster requires a bit more work. Measure the hole, and then you will need chicken wire, lime, plaster, paint, and matching tile. Fasten the wire to beams in the wall. The wire will hold the plaster in place. Let dry, sand smooth then paint. If you have sheet rock walls measure the hole cut the sheet rock to fit. Fasten it to the beams, use plaster or Spackle to cover the holes from the screws. You will need sheet rock tape to hide the space between the existing wall and the sheet rock patch. Smooth on cover the tape with Spackle, smooth by sanding.
To remove the sink: first, turn off the main water supply. Get a pipe wrench and remove any connections. If you're not familiar with plumbing you may want to get a plumber to attach the connections.
Putting a cabinet under the sink is the easy part. Make sure you have the right size cabinet. Get a leveler; make sure the sink and cabinet are level. Depending on your walls, you can just screw the cabinet to the wall. If they are plaster walls you will need wall anchors. That should do it. Enjoy
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