Last Activity:03-25-2011 6:03 PM
Posted in thread: New Patio and Tree Roots on 04-12-2011 at 08:11 PM
Its the only tree in my yard and it is well over 50 ft tall. I won't be cutting it down for a
patio worth less than $500.I have three options.1. cut the root and hope the tree is okay2.
build a raised...
Posted in thread: New Patio and Tree Roots on 04-12-2011 at 06:43 PM
So I'm digging so I can begin work on my new paver patio when I encounter a tree root. The root
is about 1.5" in diameter and about 10 feet from the tree. I'm wondering if cutting the root is
Posted in thread: Install Gas Water Heater on 03-25-2011 at 04:03 PM
He okayed me on the flex lines both for water and gas. The only other thing he mentioned I
would need is an expansion tank. My water heater is going to be 50 gal. Any ideas on how large
of tank I'll n...
Posted in thread: Install Gas Water Heater on 03-25-2011 at 09:54 AM
Just contacted my building inspector. He said he'd allow me to do the work myself. Is there
anything that you see that would be cause for concern or not allowable by code?
Posted in thread: Install Gas Water Heater on 03-25-2011 at 08:42 AM
1. I'm wanting to install a new gas water heater. I was planning (for simplicity) to add
stainless steel flex water and gas lines from the existing lines to the new water heater. Can I
do this?2. I ne...
Posted in thread: Rezoning Question on 05-06-2010 at 06:07 AM
Thats kind of what I was afraid of. I put an email into the city and asked. I figured since the
area will still be used for residential purposes, they might be willing to negotiate. Im
Posted in thread: Rezoning Question on 05-05-2010 at 08:26 PM
The property that we are interested in sits on 5 acres right on the outside of town. Our area
is developing quite rapidly. According to a plan on our city's website the future use for this
land is lis...
Posted in thread: Mouse Infestation - Building a Trap that Kills on 01-20-2010 at 08:23 PM
Those are live trap aren't they?Yep. The tough part (or fun) is figuring out where to let them
go. Unfortunately when I caught 3 we were leaving for the day and I set them out in the garage.
It was 15...
Posted in thread: Leveling bathroom floor on 01-20-2010 at 08:21 PM
1/2" . I think 1/4" might even be acceptable over a certain distance. I'd say use some self
leveling and forget it. If you really want to and the space below is accessible you could jack
it a little. ...
Posted in thread: Leveling bathroom floor on 01-20-2010 at 07:08 PM
Our home's bathroom is the same way. No support under the tub....years of baths and what do you
have.....sagging joists. Can you access under the bathroom (maybe the basement)?If so, you can
buy a cou...