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For a long, healthy life, these structures need a breath of fresh air.
Q: What accuracy can I expect using a water level? When I fill a tube with water (all air removed) and hold the ends next to each other, the water levels…
Leaving a smooth, attractive line of caulk is a difficult task for me -- even when I follow the manufacturer's recommended procedures. I've used rounded pieces of wood and plastic,…
Site-mixed mud can be batched as accurately as ready-mix, given a strong back and a few guidelines.
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