Is it O.k. to nail 6ft. porch roof rafters directly to a facia board that is nailed to posts rather than having a supporting beam that the rafters ...
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I read on Bob Vila's web site: "EnergyWise House: Using Plants for Sun Control" that when planting trees to shade a house one should "avoid planti...
What is the fuel & oil mix ratio for a Craftsman bushwacker 31 cc 18 inch weedeater?
I've had some bushes taken out and want to plant some tulip bulbs and annuals in the spring, however, the soil has a lot of roots and I really can'...
I just rebuilt my front porch. The top surface is cement slab with limstone around outside. I have four steps with limstone treds. I was advised no...
I live on a small lake. My backyard slopes about 30 deg toward the lake. I would like to build a patio at the edge of the lake. The patio would ...
Outdoor Chimneys are becoming more popular. The 2 main styles I have seen are the Mexican terra cotta look or the cast iron variety. I have heard ...
We just finished staining our home (solid, oil based stain). How do we remove stain from trex decking? Would paint thinner be a possibility?
I am thinking about building a deck from salt-treated lumber (the newer ACQ not the older CCA stuff). I hear that the newer salt-treated lumber is...
Rule Of Thumb There are many different opinions on this subject some say wait a year other say like wait 3 weeks. There is no rule to this. If you...
Need help on finding out what happen to our sprinkler system. We moved into a house a year ago and the main control system of our sprinkler syst...
The fence sill be a freestanding picket fence along the front of a cottage garden. It's not likely to get a lot of use othr than its decorative pur...
Hey Folks... OK, so I had a really bad leaky basement. Turns out my neighbor had her downspouts dumping out onto her yard which ran down the ba...
We have a cottage in lower Michigan that has 100ft frontage facing south. Our problem is that the yard is sinking because of the spring thaw with t...
I want to add on to a second floor deck that is attached to my house. Currently everything is properly footed. My question is this. In extending...
I am in the process of putting up a wooden fence (standard 6 foot high, three 8 foot sections), books call for the post to be in the ground ½ of th...
HI! I have 1.69 acres, and need to convert the acres to feet. I am going to put up fencing and need to know the perimiter of the property. Can a...
I have a homelite bushtrimmer that doesnt start. I have fresh oil mixed gas..new gaped spark plug(plenty of spark) and even reset the armature. t...
HI. SOMEONE HAS GOT TO HAVE AN ANSWER TO OUR BIG DILEMNA. HAVE BALCONY ABOUT 7X25-30' COVERED WITH PLYWOOD 4X8'S ABOVE SUBFLOOR? FLOOR IS CEILING...