Last Activity:10-04-2010 7:36 PM
Posted in thread: curing period for stucco??? on 09-24-2010 at 05:36 PM
OK so my guess was wrong... glad someone else chimed in!
Posted in thread: curing period for stucco??? on 09-23-2010 at 08:52 PM
I'm not sure and I will be interested to know the definitive answer. However, I'm going to
hazard a guess that there is a chemical bond that is created between the three coats that
depends on the coat...
Posted in thread: Sinking enclosed patio on 09-23-2010 at 07:45 PM
So the foundation holding up the structure is also shifting? If yes, you have bigger problems
than just a sinking floor. You likely want to consult a structural engineer to determine if the
Posted in thread: Concrete roof leaking on 09-23-2010 at 06:18 PM
Why not put a rubber roof over top? Quick, easy, cheap enough.
Posted in thread: Sinking enclosed patio on 09-23-2010 at 06:16 PM
You definitely do not want to pour on top of a sinking slab. That will just add weight making
the problem worse. You can't remove the floor w/o taking down the structure? What about cutting
Posted in thread: Brick Patio Help on 09-23-2010 at 10:36 AM
Thanks Handyguy. That was my plan - landscape fabric and then back fill with crushed stone. If
it lasts 10 years I'll be more than pleased. Done right it should easily go that far. Mudmixer,
I have a ...
Posted in thread: Brick Patio Help on 09-22-2010 at 09:45 PM
Yup. I get that. Thanks for the detailed explanation. I should have been more clear. My plan is
to compact a 1/2 inch of stone dust before the border goes down. I have lots of it from
removing a separ...
Posted in thread: Brick Patio Help on 09-22-2010 at 07:01 PM
I'm the product of an architect so I dug many a ditch in my youth... Yes, it will pitch away
from the house. Top soil is all gone. I just want to answer those questions before I go putting
it all toge...
Posted in thread: Brick Patio Help on 09-21-2010 at 07:47 PM
I'm hoping someone can offer some expertise as I plow through this project. I'm installing a 10
x 12 brick patio. I inherited 500 old brick pavers with the house that must have come out of