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Posted in thread: how much does block concrete fence cost? on 04-30-2014 at 01:27 PM
It's been a week since the OP responded to our comments, so maybe she just gave up on us. I
don't think she'll get her fence built for the ten or fifteen grand she somehow thinks it
should cost., but ...
Posted in thread: Newbie needs help with concrete/stucco repair on 04-27-2014 at 11:04 PM
A margin trowel is your friend for this project, as the offset in its handle will allow you to
apply more pressure against the fluid repair product as you try to force it into the repair
area. Putty k...
Posted in thread: Brick Repair on Fannie Mae home - buy or run? on 04-27-2014 at 10:51 PM
Ten-four on that--my bad.
Posted in thread: how much does block concrete fence cost? on 04-27-2014 at 10:49 PM
But I digress, and sorry for the side-tracking from the OP's original post.I would suggest
getting a disinterested but knowledgeable and experienced engineer to work up a simple set of
Posted in thread: how much does block concrete fence cost? on 04-27-2014 at 10:25 PM
Did telemarketing for a while :DAnd when we were kids we tried to sell packets of Christmas
Cards door to door to get a radio controlled airplane. It didn't go well. :(I was in the same
boat as a 10-y...
Posted in thread: Brick Repair on Fannie Mae home - buy or run? on 04-27-2014 at 10:04 PM
The typical "boilerplate" home inspector verbiage tells you very little about what is actually
the condition of the wall and the framing/foundation inside and below it. Sad state of affairs,
Posted in thread: When you think you have seen everything on 04-27-2014 at 09:47 PM
With workmanship (or lack thereof) like that, it's no wonder Mike Holmes is a
Posted in thread: Need feedback regarding stain brand and process for restaining on 04-27-2014 at 09:42 PM
Yvonne,The pix tell me some of your deck boards will require replacement, so be prepared for
that. If pressure-washing doesn't cut it, there's always the option of renting a walk-behind
sander to take...
Posted in thread: Help me get this washer/dryer out of the kitchen! on 04-27-2014 at 09:26 PM
Are you the owner of the rental, or just the renter? If the latter, call the landlord, and tell
him/her what you want. If the former, just pay for the remodel and add the costs to your
Posted in thread: When does Lowe's bill thier customers for installations on 04-27-2014 at 09:16 PM
The word on the street (defined as heard from more than one trusted source) is that Lowes and
HD both use burned out contractors who for various reasons couldn't make it on their own, to do