I need to pour a 8 ft. sq cement slab to put a hot tub on. Strapped for money, what do i need to do? do i need to put rebar down first? It will b...
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What works well to kill weeds that is natural. I have dogs that I don't want having problems if they eat the grass near where we need to apply wee...
Gang, I am rebuilding our old deck. At first I thought I would just be able to replace the decking with Redwood. However, now that the old plyw...
I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas on where to get instructions/plans on how to build an outdoor fireplace and grill. I have a lot of left-over...
I'm planning on installing patio stones in a small grassy area in my backyard. How deep should I dig out the grass area? Can I use regular sand un...
Currently I have designed a back yard that consists of a pool with flagstone coping and exposed aggregate concrete surrounding the coping for the r...
I have a cedar fence about 2 years old, so it has partially weathered grayish and I want to stain with a semi-transparent stain. Do I need to clean...
We have a downspout that comes off our roof and we want to divert the water from this to the street. My plan is to install 4" lightweight PVC unde...
We have a concrete patio that has several major cracks and a portion that has "heaved." Can we build a retaining wall around the perimeter of the ...
Ok, I know square feet calc is lenght x width..... I have 17' x 7' which = 119 square feet??? NOW, the stones I want to place are 16x16 SO, does t...
I am installing a chain link gate at the entryway to my backyard. Should the gate posts be set in concrete? How deep should they be set below groun...
Hekko, I had a deck installed a couple of years ago, and noticed the deck railing is loose. I cannot determine how I can tighten it up. Thanks
I would like to screen my pool equipment with some plastic lattice. Are there any plans available to do this with. Of course the panels will need...
Hi, Bob: Our brick driveway started to show some cracks and weeds are growing in some areas through those cracks. We used Season Long to kill the ...
About 2-3 weeks ago I planted a row of California privet in my Cape Cod yard. We ammended the soil quite well, and gave them a good drink of water ...
I own several parrots and I'm not to handy, however I decided to make them a play area. I'm going to anchor a 4X4 in half a 5 gal bucket of cement...
There is a 1 to 2 inch gap on one side of my deck between the bandboard and the house. You can see the bolt that is not secured. It is only one b...
I have a pretty sizable lawn that is overrun with wild trees. A part of the yard is fenced-in and has trees growing all around it and into the chai...