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...
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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...
I am trying to build an outdoor grill out of medium sized river rock. The question i have is: where can I find plans on how to build one? If i c...
I have an old metal desk that I want to strip down to the original metal finish. Well, actually it looks like the "original" finish was probably Ba...
Existing cabinets are varnished.Can I sand varnish off and still get a good painted finish?
I live in Florida and have a 16 yr old 40x20 wood deck. I would like to have it pressure washed, brightened, and resealed. What can I expect to p...
We are getting a new house built and the builders have just poured the foundation walls. Several days after pouring we had very heavy rain. As a re...
How do you clean old brick? We have an old house built in 1941. The brick and mortar are dull in color. I would like to clean it up, but most co...
As a first-time ceramic floor do-it- yourselfer, I put down a little too much quick set mortar for the first couple of tiles and the mortar pushed ...
I need to know about how many bags of cement is needed to mix a yard? And what is the ration for cement, sand and shell? Any help would be appric...
Does anyone know how to colorize concrete as it is being mixed in small quantities? The retail colorizers are too expensive.