Asphalt paving really isn't a DIY type project unless you're in the business. The suggestion above of using a different material for this unpaved a...
Depends on which Massachusetts town you live in. You'll have to check with your local building department or inspector. In some towns, that would b...
Here's a couple of links to try... http://www.quikrete.com/diy/LayoutBasicsforSlabsandFooters.html http://www.tpub.com/builder2n3/66.htm
Fixing the grading can vary from simple raking to using an excavator or bulldozer. Without a little more information to define what the problem is,...
A new gasket on the bottom of the door won't really solve your problem. Sounds more like you have a grading issue that drains runoff in the drivewa...
Get yourself a professional contractor who has knowledge of and experience in the trade of replacing foundations. The fact that large sections of t...
Have you used the internet? Try going to Google.com and type in "garage plans" (with quotes). You'll find quite a few sites that offer garage plans...
Try taking a look around your neighborhood and see if there's anything that strikes you as being similar to what you'd like to see in your own yard...
Haven't been there myself. But having been in the construction/renovation business for some time, I'd suggest that before you take that step you ma...
The landscape fabric between the gravel backfill and the native soil and loam serves to keep the fine particles in the native soil and loam from mi...
Assuming that you're using sonotubes, wetting the inside of the tube isn't a bad idea, but don't soak it. Just spray it lightly. Don't build a pudd...
Perhaps you might just cut the arc as well as you can, as close to the line as you can without going over, and then use sanding to finish to the line.
Well, it doesn't really sound like there's a lot of 'garden' room in your backyard. So, one assumes that you don't have a wheelbarrow and lawnmower...
Yes, bamboo can be used as a 'garden wall'. But, like the first response indicated, if you're planting it, you need to know a bit more about it. St...
Not knowing what your porch looks like, how big it is, how old it is, or what supports the frame, the best thing would be for you to find a local c...
Go ahead and reseed, but understand that the best time to attack crab grass is in the spring, before it comes up, with a pre-emergence fertilizer. ...
Well, if I had to pick a relatively simple way to do this, I'd get myself a 16' 2x4 and a level. Then I'd draw the 16' circle on the ground where t...
Pocket doors, unless they're very old, hang from the trolley's above. And usually they're the last piece of the installation to go in. There should...
If the pros have told you that the pier isn't in danger of immediate failure, and the hole isn't getting any larger, then I think I'd wait for drye...
The fact that the industry can make claims that the finger jointed material can be used interchangebly with sawn lumber doesn't necessarily mean th...