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I just bought an older home that had been added onto a couple of times. Here is the problemThe lastest addition is the master bedroom and bath whi...
I am in the process of converting a 3-season porch into a 4-season den. The outside part is done. The next part is insulating the cathedral ceiling...
Hi everyone,My contractor just finished my home last week. As per code, he had to stud (6" off concrete wall), insulate (no paper on it) and drywa...
I would like to finish a room in my basement and make it a bedroom. I understand that an egress window is required by code for the room to be cons...
Hello, I am adding a 24x28 ft 2-story addition to my house. The footings have rebar and are about 20"-24" thick, but the contractor did not use an...
I am in the process of building a 2-story home that measures 30x44. My father and I have done all of the work by ourselves with the exception of di...
Recently had roof replaced on 70 year old home. Ridge vents and soffitt vents were installed. There are two existing gable vents (4'X 4')and a larg...
I built out my basement into a game room/family hang out room and wanted to put a bathroom down there. The problem is that the main sewage line ru...
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I am searching for a suggestion on building batter boards in order to lay out a rectangle for a vineyard.
Help! I have the basement walls crumbling they are poured concrete and was built in 1911. There is white residue on the crumbling walls and the la...
Our Houston house has a 3' wide border of bull rock (depth of the border is about 4")around 3 sides of the house. The soil is largely clay.After a...
Does anyone know anything about the Hydropump made by Base Products Corp.It costs $295.is that a good price? We need advice on what sort of back u...
I recently purchased a 1960 ranch with an attic that has about 3-6" of batt insulation with vapor barrier...2x6 rafters where some of the insulatio...
last year for the first time when cleaning the snow up .It melted and ran under the gargage door and you could skate in there ,Was it because my ru...
Hello.My mother has a home that was built around 1890. The basement is concrete mortar or some sort. All of the walls leak somewhat. You can see wh...
The basement in my 98 yearold house is musty. In spring there was a sewer backup. I moppedwith bleach and run a dehumidifier constantly. it's a 15 ...
The floor of my basement is crumbling. It has olso sunken down around the drain in our laundy room. How do fix this problem? If anyone knows, pl...
The floor of my basement is crumbling. It has also sunken down around the drain in our laundy room. How do fix this problem? If anyone knows, pl...