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  • Posted in thread: Landscape Block Wall on 09-17-2017 at 04:58 AM
    I'm planning a small landscape wall to alter the drainage around my house. It will be ~3 ft
    tall tapering to 2 ft over a span of 11 ft before ending.I plan to use the stone pictured in
    the attachment....

  • Posted in thread: Hurricane Shutters - Tampa on 09-12-2017 at 01:45 PM
    My parents have the corrugated shutters in Cape Coral. They didn't get someone to put them on
    in time. The house was within 20 miles of the eye of a Cat 3 Hurricane. The house was not
    damaged. My fath...

  • Posted in thread: Trex or Wood with Restore or Deckover on 09-12-2017 at 01:42 PM
    I'm replacing the fascia on my house, behind the gutters. Should I use Trex, or buy regular
    lumber and coat it with a product such as Rustoleum Restore or Behr Deckover? They will all
    look the same fr...

  • Posted in thread: Capping Outdoor Sanitary Sewer Line on 09-01-2017 at 05:16 PM
    My downspouts were formerly connected to the sanitary sewer. Now there is an open cast iron
    pipe that leads to the sanitary sewer. I plan to raise the level of the surrounding ground to
    grade runoff a...

  • Posted in thread: Tackling new glass block window on 08-17-2017 at 06:29 AM
    Not sure what is normal with those windows but if you have a wood frame do not allow wood to
    touch concrete or brick, uses sill gasket or what ever. You need a drain on the outside. to
    keep water away...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete pad with existing columns on 1x1ft pillars on 08-15-2017 at 07:40 PM
    Thanks Neal. I'll let you know how far it heaves this winter... LOL

  • Posted in thread: Tackling new glass block window on 08-15-2017 at 07:28 PM
    House is 1940s in Pennsylvania. I have a damp garage despite an interior French Drain and I
    plan to install a prefab glass block window with a vent in an old window location that had been
    covered over...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete pad with existing columns on 1x1ft pillars on 07-20-2017 at 08:03 AM
    What is your location? What is the frost line, if any, in your area? What kind of soil is under
    the gravel section under your roof? Does water drain into this area or is it kept pretty
    dry?Pittsburgh ...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete pad with existing columns on 1x1ft pillars on 07-20-2017 at 07:58 AM
    Put something between the pier and the new concrete so they don't stick together.Yes, I was
    thinking asphalt - fiber expansion joint material.

  • Posted in thread: Concrete pad with existing columns on 1x1ft pillars on 07-18-2017 at 07:26 PM
    My brother had an area 4x13 ft that is currently gravel and under an overhang of the roof of my
    house. That roof is supported by 3 4x4 wooden posts that sit on 1x1ft concrete footers that
    stretch over...

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