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About blizzy

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  • Birthday 03/20/1967

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    Phillip's Restorations
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    Phillip Zwicker
  • City & State
    Pickering Ontario
  • Occupation
    deck guy
  1. Well I'm 51 going on 20 at 6:00 A.M. And 51 going on intention at 6:00 P.M. Lol Feel it in the hands and knees these days but otherwise no to bad.
  2. Airless Sprayers

    my 20ish years old titan 440 is still running hard. Changed the packings a couple times. run MEK thru it once a year to keep it new inside. Can't beat that ball valve.
  3. Was stained, solid hide Dark brown. Saved it from the firewood pile. Love, love, love it when they tell you it can't be done. We know we have to rip it out. But we thought we would ask you first. OK Yup I can fix it.
  4. I mostly cook up what I need on a job by job basis. Depending on what I need to peel. Light stuff -- cascade and oxyclean, yea, basic wash, more concentrated. Up to mighty, Glycol enhanced NaOH, KOH blend, a bit of purple for wetting, heated up and thickened with corn starch. That will peel anything. BUT BUT These days, I can do 9 of 10 with wash only as I am just doing new work or my own re-dos. The great advantage of 18 years of service. However, once upon a time I really liked the Bio-wash stuff ( later Napier) now gone.
  5. precast panels - need input

    maybe use the spell checker next time. lol very merry Christmas to all
  6. precast panels - need input

    yea, so they were chewed up with a turbo nozzle. I let the sure kleen 600 soak em several times then rinsed. it peeled off more of the fine surface, and the marks gradually blended out. Then we sealed. looks good. Archetect is happy, likes the slightly exposed agrigate better.
  7. Looking at a job on the week-end, tomorrow. New construction, underway. Someone p/w the precast wall panels, resulting in lines all over it. I have not looked at it yet, just thinking ( if, than) on the possibilities. If its exposed aggregate in the first place, acid wash to rough up the entire surface, blend out the tracks, then seal ( cipadam) siloxane. If smooth finished, than best to grind out the lines and seal. any other thoughts, would be great, as options to discuss with the very worried folks at the site. thanks phil
  8. Who are your favorite sport teams???

    toronto jays dun well this year dinos well we c leafs- and yes I am a sucker for punishment but hey, why pay for a winning team when the building is sold out every night. Pole Leafs fans? best fans in hockey? dumbest fans in hockey?
  9. "Sheen"

    also, pics look like you may have over applied a bit too. looks a bit lapmarked. Sorry dude but it may be all bad for you. More and more reasons why we all should refuse to use that muck.
  10. "Sheen"

    hot day says it all. Sounds like it flashed on you, which really sucks cuz it will probably fail in 2 months. A/C stains can be applied in heat of the day but Sickens not so. Also, keep in mind that sickens finishes with a bit of shine at the best of times. Oh how I hate the stuff.
  11. thanks tony, There will be no un-staining happenin on this. Just trying to get happy happy on this. Gonna push the let it sit and weather. phil
  12. So we stained a new fence and two gate arbours A/C semi-cedar. Customer was happy about the colour on the two arbours we stained first and approved the rest of the job. Now, in bright sun they think it is two yellow. Want to know if we can make it more brownish. I'm thinking we could mix a gallon of rustic brown with a gallon of natural toner or two and pad it on? just enough to roll it over to a slight brownish tone. any thoughts on a good blend would be great. Jake? thanks, phil no pics, but you all know what this looks like, A/C semi-cedar on new western red.
  13. Rust stain on painted brick

    oxy wont do it. phosphoric goes after rust, good old CLR.