Last Activity:05-04-2009 8:16 PM
Posted in thread: filling cracks in basement wall/floor before painting on 01-10-2010 at 09:50 AM
I hope this is the right place to post this. I am getting ready to paint the walls and floor in
the storage area of my basement. The walls are concrete as is the floor. There are a few small
Posted in thread: help a newbie remodel a 2nd level on 04-27-2009 at 08:18 AM
We cant add any windows unless we build another dormer. The long side walls are actually only
half walls, or about 5' tall and there is attaic space on the outside of each. Each end of the
level is th...
Posted in thread: help a newbie remodel a 2nd level on 04-26-2009 at 08:08 PM
Nestor:If you are looking at the drawing there is actually attic space behind both the "top"
and "bottom" walls so the pipes are actually in an interior wall on the main floor and come out
in the atti...
Posted in thread: help a newbie remodel a 2nd level on 04-26-2009 at 11:45 AM
Looking for help with a remodel of a 2nd level. This is our first house we purchased a year ago
and this was the big project we had in mind all along. Its a cape cod style house and the
Posted in thread: roof damage on 09-14-2008 at 01:40 PM
Not sure if this is the right place or not but here goes...I just bought my first house in the
spring so im kinda new to house stuff. We are having a wicked wind storm at the moment and some
of my shi...
Posted in thread: Cabinet doors and drawer fronts on 04-14-2008 at 10:08 PM
Im trying to get a ballpark idea of the cost of new doors and drawer fronts. I recently bought
an older house that really doesnt have many cabinets. The cabinets themselves are a dark
stained wood and...
Posted in thread: Filling seam between drive and foundation on 03-19-2008 at 06:16 PM
Thanks for the help. Inspector, it doesn't run towards the foundation or collect there. But
there is an open seam all along that side of the house where the drive meets the house and
Posted in thread: Filling seam between drive and foundation on 03-19-2008 at 07:10 AM
My driveway meets the foundation on one side of my house and the inspector said it appears a
very little amount of water is getting into the basement at that area. The seam has been
caulked or silicon...
Posted in thread: removing a patio on 03-15-2008 at 12:07 AM
The house I just bought has a 12'x12'x4" patio that I want to remove. What is the best strategy
for this? Just rent a jackhammer and go at it? Rent a dumpster for the busted concrete? Can I
Posted in thread: Reworking tiny upstairs bathroom on 03-05-2008 at 09:50 AM
I just bought a house that has an upstairs half story. It was previously set up as 2 bedrooms
divided in the middle by a very small bathroom. In fact it just has a toilet and tub in the
bathroom and t...