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Posted in thread: crack in lintel/brick discolouration on 06-16-2014 at 07:41 AM
Thanks Neal and Dick!You're right... that is not a lintel. I'll chisel out the crack and fill
it. I'm getting ready to paint them this summer and wanted to clean up the brick underneath at
the same ti...
Posted in thread: crack in lintel/brick discolouration on 06-15-2014 at 12:57 PM
Hi there EverybodyI'm hoping to paint the lintels on my brick house this summer. In the pic
attached you can see two things: 1. There is a crack in one. What is the best way to repair it?
2. There is ...
Posted in thread: leaking shower pan? on 04-16-2012 at 04:19 PM
Hi thereMy shower is leaking. I suspect it one of two problems (or two of two problems). The
caulking around the pan, where the tile butts up against it, had some pretty old, wide and
Posted in thread: brick in basement window on 03-10-2008 at 12:29 PM
Hi there everybodyJust wanted to update this post with the course of action I took in the end.
I bricked in the window using 4x8 concrete bricks so that my skill saw would saw right through
them with ...
Posted in thread: brick in basement window on 02-13-2008 at 07:07 PM
Thanks Mudmixer!I'll make sure by Friday morning everythig will all be toasty.
Posted in thread: brick in basement window on 02-13-2008 at 07:01 PM
I do hate to brick in the window but this spot is also the only place the stove can go.
Building code says the stove has to have a range hood, so it will hang in front of the window.
The window also e...
Posted in thread: brick in basement window on 02-13-2008 at 04:40 PM
Hey Thanks GlennI'm going to have to try. Otherwise it will have wait til spring. It's been up
to 20 below (in celcius) but will going up on Thurs and Friday. It will be snowing , but if I
do a good j...
Posted in thread: brick in basement window on 02-13-2008 at 10:12 AM
Hi there everybody!I've spent some time getting tips through other people's posts and now it's
time for me to ask a question of my own. I bought my first house this past Aug. I've got a
permit to reno...