I'm trying to replace an old wooden lally post. The old post is supported underneath by three concrete blocks on top of a concrete slab floor, and ...
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we are residing our house in a semi dark toupe. We have bricks that go about half way up the front of the house. The problem is, the bricks are an...
I am looking for the right pitch of roof. Allowing for our loft (particial only).Loft is 45'L X 10' W (with one center window and the pipe of...
Would like to install a pulley in tree house for grandchildren using pulley, rope and bucket. Not sure how to do it to make it safe. Any help?
My wife and I are in the early design stages for a 4000SF home which will be built by a contractor in the Houston,TX area. The soil analysis and en...
I recently puchased a home with pocket doors. The recessed door pulls were removed from the doors. I would very much like to replace them. I hav...
We have an old house made of cement block, when we took off the wall paper, we saw black mold about 3 feet up the wall. I have heard that it is ve...
Does anyone know anything about a grond asphalt road -- what it takes to lay the road and why maintenance we will need to do. We have a cabin arou...
Has anyone ever heard of maintenance free gingerbread trim? I don't want to have to climb to the peak of the roof to paint when the entire house i...
We plan on installing tile on exterior, but covered porch/patio area. In the past, the concrete has been painted with exterior concrete paint, whi...
I have had a new concrete garage floor installed and I want to seal it with a good quality, permanent sealer.Any suggestions ?
I'm having a room added to my house. The builder got the brick for the foundation from the same Co. as the original, same style, etc. However, ye...
I have a leak in my basement where the septic pipe exits the cellar wall. I have applied drylok cement on the inside and outside but it does not ap...
I have just bought a brick home and part of a wall is damaged and need to be replaced. I have two questions. One, is there any info i can get tha...
Im building a fire pit out of bricks and I want to know what is the proper mortar to withstand the heat from the fire.
I saw a show with something called water diffusers or water dispersers. It is used instead of a gutter/downspout system and it breaks up the water...
what would the best mechanical lifting systemfor a dumbwaiter going 3 floors.bike chain or cable ?
I have 12ft high wooden retaining walls.after the backfill an surface frameing , I chose to install a bay the footing and slab used one yard of co...
I am seeking contractors bids, materials and other considerations regarding the building of an entrance awning with twin pillar. At present my fron...
Has anyone heard of this term? My wife and I went to look at a house for sale this past weekend and the realtor warned us that the foundation had b...