Good point from danielleb. I would ask what the guarantee is on installation. Also ask what "grade" of granite it is. It's commonly known in the tr...
Have you tried tracking down the manufacturer? One I know to try is Daltile or if it's not them, they might know who made it.
Have you tried posting a free ad on Craigslist and see if anyone is selling one or knows where to find them?
I think the key is to get the slope away from the house. You may have to put secure edging around the pea gravel to make sure it stays at that slop...
I also like the deck option. My cousin has one and it really makes the pool and deck area a nice, large outdoor space. It also can make the pool se...
I think you have to try to put emotion aside and look at this as a financial decision. Frankly, I would never offer more than the asking price for ...
It's a way of filling the hole and deferring the bigger fix. Glad it worked for you...anything you can do to stretch out the bigger fixes is great!
The going rate in Chicago for good carpenters (with plenty of experience) is $50 to $65 per hours, so that sounds high. Perhaps it's because he has...
Another option is http://www.craigslist.com There are always people giving things away or selling them for a reduced price. You obviously have to ...
I would price things out with some detail and then also look at what is available in the existing home market. With the market the way it is, you c...
If you're looking to keep weeds down, I would put down mulch instead. Do you have space to make it a little wider, even 2-3 feet? If so, you could ...
One more thought....make sure you check your exterior grading to ensure it's not funneling water toward the basement. You want the ground to slope ...
Not sure what your deck looks like, but have you thought about a pergola so that you still let light in? It can be a great way to add color with vi...
Has anyone found a good solar light option. I've tried a few inexpensive brands from the home centers, but they don't give off enough light--hardly...
Just wondering if you decided anything....try to post pics when you're done. It's always great to see the before and after.
While I realize that cost is a big factor here, also consider how the roof style blends with your overall architecture. You don't want to have a ro...
I would do a rich cream, desert tan(which has more yellow in it) or dry sage (Benjamin Moore colors, but you could also get something similar with ...
Depending on how big the water problem is, you could add French drain and/or sump pump to make sure the water drains where you want it--away from ...