I am building a deck, my 2x10s are different widths one is 9 1/4 one is 9 3/8 one is 9 1/2. Should I notch or plane the joists where I rest them on...
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I have a vine that is growing all over my house but i cant access the root because it is in an abandoned lot that i canit get to. How can i kill th...
I just bought a new retractable awning with a manual crank for my back patio. My house is concrete block with stucco. Are there any special con...
I have a new construction home in Wisconsin. I am planning to bury my downspouts with 4 inch, NON-perforated tubing. No problem so far.. Well T...
I am building a deck with cedar deck boards. I have 2 problems. First, I am in the North East and it has rained all summer. I got a number of muddy...
The oil level on the dipstick said I needed to add oil. I added oil to the fill line. When I started the lawn mower, however, it started blowing ...
I would like to build or have built a 30x30 deck on the back of my house. However the tricky part is that my house is 10 feet off the ground... ...
We are in Northeast WI, and put in a new lawn end of May (new construction, about an acre). We had a lot of rain throughout June, and a lot of the ...
How are you all? We just had our sandstone patio done. It's a wet finish with 4 inch concreate. It's not cheap. We want it to last long. I know wa...
I live in Phoenix, AZ and I would love to get rid of 2 palm trees that are in my front yard. One is a mid size and the other is tall. You can hav...
Is it appropriate to floor a new deck with tile? (We're in the process of adding a room out the lower level of our two-story brick home that has a...
I'm having a concrete slab poured that we will be placing a shed on. It will be about 12' x 12'. When placing the forms, the diagonal measurement...
How do you protect floor joist headers from water when building a concrete patio at the same elevation as the top of your floor joists?
Is there an easy way to properly grade a lawn? I understand the desirable slope etc, but do you stake the lawn off in a certain way? or just sorta ...
One tool I've found invaluable for grading is a landscapers rake. It is a very wide rake with metal teeth. You can find them in a home store or yo...
The run-off from our roof at the rear of our house falls on our patio concrete slab. Therefore, over the years (35 year old house) the slab has tu...
Hi, I bought a book on pouring slabs but most of the info was geared towards patios. I want to make a 4 ft wide, 11 ft long flagstone/brick bord...
I want to paint my back patio. It is not a very large area, and it has already been painted over several times. However, it is a high traffic area...