Last Activity:06-24-2012 5:13 PM
Posted in thread: building paver patio and bad weather... on 06-18-2012 at 09:20 PM
I just dug out the foundation for a 300 sq ft patio and ready to pour sand and lay the pavers.
I live in an area where it has afternoon t-storms almost every other day (although we had a
Posted in thread: what can i use to take up space when pouring concrete on 06-13-2012 at 08:09 PM
will cinder blocks work? or any solid object for that matter?
Posted in thread: what can i use to take up space when pouring concrete on 06-10-2012 at 01:21 PM
I'm building concrete stairs about 7 feet wide and going down 3 feet so about 3-4 steps. That
would be a lot of concrete to pour so can I put bricks or cinderblocks in the form to take up
the volume? ...
Posted in thread: what's in this wall???? on 05-29-2012 at 12:18 PM
The living room is vaulted and the other room has a room above it, so just above this wall you
have a girder truss or a beam to support the outside wall and the roof above it. So the
question is what ...
Posted in thread: what's in this wall???? on 05-29-2012 at 12:35 AM
I would love to tear down this little wall. I know it's not structural but have no idea why the
builders put it there. I was thinking perhaps plumbing ran down but it's just a bedroom
directly above i...
Posted in thread: Connect 2 smaller sump pump to 1 large sump pump? on 05-27-2012 at 10:13 PM
Directing so many other pumps to the main pump may be too much for the main pump when it gets
really wet. How about directing the other pumps somewhere away from the foundation.I would like
to really ...
Posted in thread: Connect 2 smaller sump pump to 1 large sump pump? on 05-27-2012 at 05:19 PM
My crawl basement currently has one submersible sump pump and a smaller, hose connected
pedestal sump pump. I'm having flooding issues in parts of the basement that are far away from
those pumps so I'...
Posted in thread: Home value question: Keep small room or open up space? on 04-13-2012 at 11:39 PM
It's a 4br 2.5 bath, 2 story house. Everything is upstairs except for the guest bathroom and a
tiny room right next to the main entrance. I'd like to tear down the wall and open up the
entrance space ...
Posted in thread: anybody have any experience with diy garage kits/pre built garages? on 04-09-2012 at 06:27 PM
I'm looking to purchasing a house without a garage and saw that pre built garages were or
garage kits were much more affordable than building a garage from ground up. Anybody here have
any experience ...
Posted in thread: How to turn this firetruck red fireplace into the aged rustic brick look? on 03-28-2012 at 11:54 AM
I want to turn this something like this I would like to paint it in a lighter tone but would
like the darker bricks in certain spots.My guess is prime first, paint some bricks dark and
paint it all ...