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  1. Smoke Test Results: PVC-PVC Fittings Don't Need To Be Sealed (so it seems?)

    Dust Collection
    Dare I be so bold as to assert something such contrary to common belief? It appears that aluminum tape is only for security, peace-of-mind and bling. (all of which are important) But as far as air leakage is concerned, I feel my tests exceed practical reasoning. Tests include: Negative...
  2. Painting Cellular PVC

    Wood Finishing
    For an outside window box. Does it need to be primed? Presumably not to protect it, but should I expect exterior topcoat to adhere to it without primer? First sand, lightly, I'm guessing?
  3. gluing PVC on plywood

    Joinery
    I am looking for an adhesive to set pvc on plywood. I am trying to watertight a deck by gluing pvc liner on, and cover it with any type of light flooring. I have two questions: How bad is the idea of using pvc liner for exterior application? and Is epoxy a good option to glue the liner to plywood???
  4. Vinyl Moldings

    Trim Carpentry & Built-Ins
    Hi guys..Do I have to worry about shrinking/buckling with exterior cellular vinyl molding? Can't get a straight answer from HD or the company that supplies it. Among other building modifications, am using 24" high ext ply (preprimed & painted) as fascia aroung a building. Along the bottom...
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