Do you have radient heat installed under the tile?Glenn www.consultationdirect.com
The bottom line is you should not have to pay for any service or materials that were not used to complete the job even though they were listed on t...
Do yourself a favor, remove the countertops and install a square edged sub-surface to tile over.Glenn www.consultationdirect.com
I disagree. If the estimate was broken down to the number of hours and the labor rate per hour (ex. 40 hours @ $65/hr.) the total is not accurate ...
Start it off with a stiff putty knife 3"-4" wide. It will slide behide the trim easier and cause less damage.Glenn www.consultationdirect.com
The building code in all locals I am familiar with will not allow plywood less than ½” thick for a roof. When ½” plywood is used it is also genera...
If the stucco is going to be installed over a wood framed structure do not use EIFS (STO or Dryvit). This type of stucco system has a constant pro...
Good luck! Quite a few years ago my wife and I rented a house with the same problem. We spent a month and hundreds of dollars cleaning and painti...
I would not recommend installing the windows until the roof is dried in. Just run the Tyvek across the window openings for now and cut them out la...
What are the steps made of? Brick?Glenn www.consultationdirect.com
Use a stick! (Just kidding)What type of windows are they and/or what type of hardware is supposed to hold them open?Glenn www.consultationdirect.com
Remove the vinyl. Do not try to install ceramic tile over it.Glenn www.consultationdirect.com
What you see is a fairly standard installation for T-111 siding. All of the edges should have wood blocking or a stud behind them to facilitate na...
Stone can be applied over metal lath that is secured to the brick.Take a look at this site for some examples of artificial stone and its applicatio...
Without inspecting the existing conditions first hand it is impossible to tell if you are dealing with structural issues. Only a professional shou...
I would not recommend pouring concrete against the walls in the room to raise the floor.If you are only going to raise the floor I would suggest:Ta...
No coverage in many areas. Lacks quite a few locations in the data base.Glenn www.consultationdirect.com
This site has definitions of various terms: http://www.angelfire.com/tv/glide/programs/glossary-arch.html#S For a good book that has all the inform...
Dave,It is true the fibers will not help after a crack has formed. If the sub grade is solid and has been pepped properly, narrow cracks should n...
This stone is very nice and works well in place of siding as long as the wall is prepped properly first. I suggest using 2 layers of 30lb. asphalt...