I don't understand what you are trying to explain.Are you saying that no water penetration membrane was used behind the brick on top of the wood sh...
Depends on the manufacturer but some require you to at least cover the existing shingles with a solid ply sheeting and then apply furring strips fo...
In my part of the US, standard 24 gauge metal roofing costs about $500US per square labor and materials included. New Construction.That's about $81...
Depends on the age and style of the window. In some cases the entire sash needs to be replaced.Contact your local Andersen service rep. They can co...
Unfortuantely, rather than saving up or borrowing the money to have the job done professionally and done right, your and your money are going to be...
The only industry in my area that adapted Superior Walls for use in their buildings is the modular industry.Custom builders don't use them and rely...
Go to a masonry supply company and get regular foundation blocks.
By the way, you might be able to get a standard height steel/fiberglass door and make up the difference with a transom.A transom is a small 'window...
Its been my experience with ordering 'odd sized' doors thru the years that steel/fiberglass manufacturers will custom make 'shorter' than normal do...
Your typical locksets are sized for modern doors which are normally 1 1/4" to 1 5/8" thick.Older doors were often only 1" thick or less in some cas...
Unless you can cantilever the new floor joists into the house just as the original deck joists, there is no way to rebuild the balcony without addi...
You first need to cover the floor with two layers of 6 mil polyethylene construction sheeting laying the layers perpendicular to each other and tap...
If your house has been constructed within the last 30 years or so, there should be no need for a vapor barrier.There will already be one UNDER the ...
If you are a novice you cannot do it. You can make the problem worse.Hire a proefessional.
So far you haven't described any problem.Floor joists typically 'stagger' half way onto a central bearing beam.Depending on the span, species of lu...
You CAN convert a crawl to a full basement BUT it is NEVER a DIY project (you could kill yourself and collapse your house by doing it)and it is rar...
Cost to benefit ratio.What is your cost to benefit ratio? Will it increase your property value enough to justify demolishing then re constructing t...
There are much easier and less hazardous and much cheaper ways to accomplish what you are trying to do.Much easier: Simply cut or bang holes into y...