That's right Piffin, I was actually at this home last week and suggested the Anderson retrofit when it comes time for replacement which is around 1...
The Greeks discovered the secret,they called it "The Golden Mean or ratio". It says that you should think in percentages for color, mass, and even ...
Birch or Maple Veneer would be my choice.Your veneer should be sanded to 180 prior to applying the stain. Use a washcoat, Mix one part sanding sea...
4" whoa.. that seems a little long for decking screws even with 1 1/2 decking.You must be using ipe (iron wood) if you're finding that much of a pr...
Layout the rectangular landing, then the newel or balistrade return(where in your case the 4" will be)... take a trammel (a long straight 1x4 will ...
Sorry that'd be a landing & 2 ply boxes wouldn't it... by the way I'm pretty sure it's 6 inches and 12 at the line of travel (section 1003.3.3.8.2)...
You can either call a carpenter, or use 3 ply boxes each smaller than the first. Layout the landing on the floor & mark off your radii then make th...
Oh you mean wainscotting, you will divide the total wall into equal dimension as if the window wasn't there.Spraying is best but you can roll & bac...
Probably around 70 per pan & 500 for the doors. We also use fortiflashing over the fins of our windows & doors here is an install link for you: htt...
You need to have a pro remove the door and install a "door pan" what that does is divert the water back outside where it should be. A tin smith wil...
For an inset you can use 2x4's on flat against the bay, then place 3/4 ply (oak-maple-birch your choice) across the top.If you are a beginner use a...
Is it a bay that goes out (outset) or just a window that you are placing a seat under so then it would be built in (inset).. then we can tackle a d...
You need to bisect the angle, miter the trim & cope that... a 90 is mitered @ 45 & coped, if you have a typical 45 bay then 22.5 miter & cope.
What type of carpet & what type of doors? Typically you will have around a 1/2 inch above the carpet & you'll score the surface along the line befo...
You didn't give any details but all you do is turn down the edge of the slab to create the footings. We just use a 5-6" floating slab with 6x6 10ga...
http://www.concretenetwork.com/concrete/concrete_resurfacing/step_by_step.htm or even better http://www.quikrete.com/diy/ResurfacingConcrete.html
Finish frame to an inch above the height of the bi-folds, take into account the finish be it 1/2 drywall or 3/4 for 1x. (The finish opening will be...