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    ABOUT ME

  • Travel
  • Home Repair company owner
  • Male
  • Decks and additions, complete renavations on 100 plus year old houses
  • Hartfield VA
  • VA

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  • Posted in thread: Need to find parts for a window on 09-30-2016 at 05:56 PM
    Well that make's no since.Vinyl windows are made to size, there is no just buying parts to fix
    it.Your going to need a whole new window.Got a picture of the outside?Are you in the US?I've
    never seen o...

  • Posted in thread: Basement leaking through carpet on 09-30-2016 at 05:47 PM
    All this needs to be addressed outside.Grade sloping away from the foundation, no mulch or
    flower beds forming ponds against the foundation.Outside of foundation should have been
    sealed.Drain tiles in...

  • Posted in thread: Holes in asphalt shingles / possible hail damage on 09-28-2016 at 06:43 PM
    Any shingles with a hole in them need to be replaced not just patched.

  • Posted in thread: Fallen foundation on 09-28-2016 at 06:40 PM
    How would anyone know what to do without a picture?

  • Posted in thread: I need to repair/replace the pocket of a wooden double hung window that was taken out on 09-28-2016 at 06:38 PM
    Getting rid of those pockets, filling with foam, installing new vinyl replacement windows would
    save you a bare minimum of 25% of heating and cooling cost from day one and you never would
    have to deal...

  • Posted in thread: Holes in asphalt shingles / possible hail damage on 09-28-2016 at 06:27 PM
    Hard to know what's going on with that one close up picture.When I see tar all over a roof I
    think there was an old leak.Done right there was no need for tar at that joint.Somethings just
    wrong about ...

  • Posted in thread: Door Sill Help on 09-28-2016 at 06:14 PM
    Not everything they sell is sold on line.Bring in a sample and tell them what it's for.I've
    been replacing those things for at least 30 years in 4 different states and every "hardware"
    type store had ...

  • Posted in thread: Door Sill Help on 09-26-2016 at 09:30 AM
    Any Lowe's, HD, Marnards, local hardware should have them in stock.Very common item.

  • Posted in thread: Moisture damage to Pella sliding glass door on 09-20-2016 at 06:33 PM
    That plexiglass would also help hold the door together. Any door you put in there is going to
    have issues because of the way that deck was built wrong without some reworking.It's to close
    to the thres...

  • Posted in thread: Foundation coating in a flood prone area on 09-19-2016 at 08:24 AM
    Concrete board should not be installed within a minimum of 2" of grade.It's not sealed on the
    back side and would soak up standing water like a sponge and delaminate.Got a picture so we can
    see what y...

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