When To Stain: 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 yo...
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Is there a slick way to lift the main beam and columns for a 2nd story deck? I'm thinking of supporting the beam with adjustable scaffolding, assem...
I live on the top floor of a 5 story newly constructed condominium. We have terraces outside each of our units. Bricks and sand were originally us...
I have two large yews in the front of my house, near the porch. They are well over 6 ft. tall and large around. I keep the new growth neatly trim...
Hey! I have this Algebra assignment where you have to figure out the recommended slope for a house deck. Here is the exact wording: A deck should s...
I have an enclosed patio over the garage. The floor gets very cold. We were going to put down a carpet tile system with built in backing. I thought...
I started to make a new fence and dug 30inch deep holes and filled them with cement. I have a metal anchor sticking out of the ground attached to t...
We just had a new mahogony deck built as part of a larger remodeling project. Rather that using lattice as a shirt under the deck, the builder buil...
from the pics on the link below you can see 2 large pine trees that are really close to the house we just bought to re-model completely. We are go...
Any botanists out there? How do you prune a bradford pear tree so that it grows wider?
My husband and I are having a wood patio built by a contractor. It is basically dug into the ground and only about three or four inches above grou...
I am thinking of making something like you described. It sure would help to see what you have built. Any pictures you could send would be so help...
I just order my Extenda Swim wood buring pool heater. The guys on the phone were very helpful, and knew alot about there product( which is more tha...
There are some pictures of this barrel heater project at: ca.msnusers.com/WoodFiredPoolHeater
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 ...
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...