Last Activity:05-01-2008 6:26 PM
Posted in thread: Porch Roof Repair ~ Flat, Galvanized, Black on 05-01-2008 at 04:24 PM
InspectorD, the roofing God, handyguys, CraigFLPerhaps this photograph will explain my
situation a little more. InspectorD's advice to not replace since it is not leaking is likely
good advice.In my e...
Posted in thread: Porch Roof Repair ~ Flat, Galvanized, Black on 04-27-2008 at 09:25 AM
to handyguys ..I am thinking I should do it myself. One of the roofers did say that my roof was
in good shape. It does not leak.to the roofing god .. Is it worth my time using a heat gun to
take off s...
Posted in thread: Porch Roof Repair ~ Flat, Galvanized, Black on 04-24-2008 at 07:56 PM
to CraigFLThe roof is close to flat, but certainly enough slope that it doesn't have low spots
that won't drain.
Posted in thread: Porch Roof Repair ~ Flat, Galvanized, Black on 04-24-2008 at 03:55 AM
Our front porch roof is a black material over galvanized steel. We have not had leaks but the
steel is showing through and we need to cover it. It is about 25 ' by 14'.Two proposals from
roofers have ...
Posted in thread: Roller Rock for Non-Slip Porch Steps on 04-23-2008 at 06:08 AM
Im looking at a product from Daich Coatings ( www.daichcoating.com ) called Roller Rock that is
advertised to give a textured slip-resistant finish that I am interested in applying to my
front porch s...
Posted in thread: Inserting Long Beams Under Foundation on 04-23-2008 at 06:02 AM
To InspectorD ..... The foundation conditions are highly variable in this area. I guess
depending on what the glaciers did. Sometimes they deposited and sometimes scraped. I'm on a
high point at the n...
Posted in thread: Inserting Long Beams Under Foundation on 04-17-2008 at 07:35 PM
Not familiar with Mega Movers ... but no, we are not moving the house .. we like the place it
has been for the last 180 years or so.We probably are less leveling as what I would call
stabilizing. We e...
Posted in thread: Inserting Long Beams Under Foundation on 04-17-2008 at 01:12 PM
I've got a circa 1840 home with the back half over a crawl space.The foundation is made of
field stone. Although I don't know what it is set on it is very solid.Through the years a
variety of solution...
Posted in thread: Actual Street Paving Bricks/Using in Driveway on 12-10-2007 at 08:46 AM
Well, I will post photographs. I guess that it is just as easy as using the "insert image"
icon, but I guess that I need to convert the photographs to small files. I can do that. Or do I
use the "Mana...
Posted in thread: Actual Street Paving Bricks/Using in Driveway on 12-10-2007 at 05:53 AM
I've got the good luck of having bricks that originally paved a nearby street, that is I've got
four or five hundred square feet of them (8 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch side up, 4 inches deep). The